However, given the high extramarital [affairs] rate, married people should be cautioned not to contact a lost love." An example of young love rekindled is provided by June Chapman and Eric Turner.
Professor Kalish said: "Perhaps absence really does make the heart grow fonder.
These were not the 10-minute loves that adults often attribute to teenagers." More than one-third of the initial romances had lasted 13 months to three years.
Or, let’s say you are trying to rekindle an old relationship or you’re in a situation with someone whom you have a lot of history with, but you keep sensing some things just aren’t the same.
In many ways it may seem that a lot of stuff from the past no longer exists in your relationship and you wonder if you can ever go back.
I looked up and there was Eric, the hair was greyer and the face a little more wrinkled but other than that he was just as handsome as ever," Ms Chapman said. "Our relationship is just as passionate and physical as before, although now we've lost all of our teenage inhibitions," she said.