The Juliet Club (Club di Giulietta) receives more than 6,000 letters of heartbreak and unrequited love a year. Some envelopes include the club’s address; others simply say To: Juliet.
An example, from India:
I am madly in love. I know you get millions of letters with love problems written from around the world. I write today to ask you for strength. I live in India where my parents won’t allow me to marry the guy that I love because he is from a different caste. He’s the only guy I have felt so strongly about. I know I will have to fight my family for him and I am ready. I ask you only for strength.
“Trying to write about love is ultimately like trying to have a dictionary represent life. No matter how many words there are, there will never be enough.”
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