Love, as Pat Benatar often reminds us, is a battlefield. So, best be prepared with a suit of armour and some heavy artillery.
Or, if you’re of a slightly more sensitive disposition, why not try a different tack – delve into the many revelatory words and bon mots of one William Shakespeare. As the great man himself said: If you love and get hurt, love more. If you love more and hurt more, love even more. If you love even more and get hurt even more, love some more until it hurts no more.
So, if it’s 25 pieces of sage Shakespearean dating advice you’re after, you’ve come to the right place.