Searching the web you find people who publically think about love; our colleagues in Manchester; Karen Porter Sorensen’s attempts to find love in New York City; and us.
If you like what we do you should also have a look at Critical Sexology and Lisa Downing’s blog.
Simon May (a contributor of the Love Research Network) on philosophy bites.
Henrietta L. Moore (and others) at an LSE event in 2008.
For a more experimental approach try Love & Radio from Chicago (some explict language).
What is the appropriate term in the 21st century?
In any case, these kinds of relationships (or encounters) are a hot topic these days with the film based on Tolstoy’s novel in the cinemas and Catherine Hakim’s book in the shops in which the authors tells Brits to be more like the French. The book reviewed in The Observer. The film reviewed in The Independent.