01. HOW CAN YOU TELL IF TWO ADULTS EATING DINNER AT A RESTAURANT ARE IN LOVE?
“Just see if the man picks up the check. That’s how you can tell if he’s in love.” – Bobby, age 9
“Lovers will just be staring at each other and their food will get cold. Other people care more about the food.” – Bart, age 9
“Romantic adults usually are all dressed up, so if they are just wearing jeans, it might mean they used to go out or they just broke up.” -Sarah, age 9
“See if the man has lipstick on his face.” – Sandra, age 7
“It’s love if they order one of those desserts that are on fire. They like to order those because it’s just like how their hearts are — on fire!” – Christine, age 9
02. WHAT MOST PEOPLE ARE THINKING WHEN THEY SAY “I LOVE YOU?”
“The person is thinking: Yeah, I really do love him. But I hope he showers at least once a day.” – Michelle, age 9
“Some lovers might be real nervous, so they are glad that they finally got it out and said it. Now they can go eat.” -Dick, age 7
03. WHY DOES LOVE HAPPEN BETWEEN TWO PARTICULAR PEOPLE?
“One of the people has freckles and so he finds somebody else who has freckles too.” – Andrew, age 6
“No one is sure why it happens, but I heard it has something to do with how you smell. That’s why perfume and deodorant are so popular.” – Mae, age 9
“I think you’re supposed to get shot with an arrow or something, but the rest of it isn’t supposed to be so painful.” – Manuel, age 8
04. WHAT IS FALLING IN LOVE LIKE?
“Like an avalanche where you have to run for your life!” – John, age 9
“If falling in love is anything like learning how to spell, I don’t want to do it. It takes too long.” – Glenn, age 7
05. WHAT IS THE ROLE OF BEAUTY AND HANDSOMENESS IN LOVE?
“If you want to be loved by somebody who isn’t already in your family, it doesn’t hurt to be beautiful.” – Anita C., age 8
“It isn’t always just how you look. Look at me. I’m handsome like anything and I haven’t got anybody to marry me yet.” – Brian, age 7
“Beauty is skin deep. But how rich you are can last a long time.” – Christine, age 9
06. WHAT ARE SOME SUREFIRE WAYS TO MAKE A PERSON FALL IN LOVE WITH YOU?
“Tell them that you own a whole bunch of candy stores.” – Del, age 6
“Yell out that you love them at the top of your lungs. . .and don’t worry if their parents are right there.” – Manuel, age 8
“Don’t do things like have smelly, green sneakers. You might get attention, but attention ain’t the same thing as love.” – Alonzo, age 9
“One way is to take the girl out to eat. Make sure it’s something she likes to eat. French fries usually works for me.” – Bart, age 9
“Shake your hips and hope for the best.” – Camille, age 9
07. CONFIDENTIAL OPINIONS ABOUT LOVE
“Love will find you even if you are trying to hide from it. I’ve been trying to hide from it since I was five, but the girls keep finding me.” – Dave, age 8
08. WHY DO LOVERS OFTEN HOLD HANDS?
“They want to make sure their rings don’t fall off because they paid good money for them.” – Gavin, age 8
“They are just practicing for when they might have to walk down the aisle someday and do the holy matchimony thing.” – John, age 9
09. HOW IMPORTANT IS LOVE?
“Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good too.” – Greg, age 8