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The lock of love: padlocks on bridges

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Padlocks On The Bridge
  • A symbolic gesture of love, clipping a padlock on the bridge is considered a beautiful ritual in Paris, the city of love. Relationships die out in a few months, but the locks stay on forever....

Historically, the practice seems to come from an ancient Chinese tradition, though there is a story of a doomed love affair in Serbia between a teacher and army officer, who used to meet at a bridg...

We tend to give physical shapes to fragile emotions, as if to elongate their effect. Love is vulnerable and couples may feel a natural urge to solidify it, just like the age-old lo...

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