in: Dating & Relationships

(Still) The Greatest Love Story Ever Told

Some might argue that Romeo & Juliet is the greatest love story ever told, but MeetMindful’s Sara Crolick thinks an animated pair is a new contender.

As a parent to two little ones, I am exposed to my fair share of animated tales.

Some (most) I’m pretty indifferent to. My children and I have slightly different tastes when it comes to cinematic experiences. Every once in awhile, though, the movie-makers get something undeniably right.

Cue Disney Pixar’s animated feature, UP

The first time I saw Carl and Ellie’s love story, I cried.

When I realized Valentine’s Day was approaching, I wanted to share something special with the MeetMindful audience. I immediately thought of this clip. If this isn’t the greatest love story ever told, I don’t know what is. (Confession: watching it for the 200th time, I still cried.)

Here’s to all of you, near and far. Whatever stage of a relationship you happen to be in—wether you’re married, dating or single—-we wish you this kind of love:

About the Author:

Sara Crolick

Sara Crolick is the Managing Editor at MeetMindful. She digs whiskey, vintage typewriters and the written word, but not necessarily in that order. She raises two inspiring boys with her mister, who is a bona fide music-maker; this works out nicely, as she happens to also love music. You can connect with her via her site, her author page on Facebook and on Twitter, too.


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