If you're having love trouble on this Valentine's Day, who better to turn to than Romeo's Juliet herself?
That's what thousands of people do every year. Several people gathered in Verona, Italy Sunday for the annual "Dear Juliet" prize, awarded to those who write the best letters to the Shakespeare character.
This year, three young women won the award, including a 28-year-old from New York who wrote to Juliet about her own sad love story.
"Dear Juliet, I need your advice. I am in love with the boy who I believe was made for me," Janice Elizabeth Gillespie, one of this year's prize winners, wrote.
"We shared a summer and now it has been over a year since we have seen each other, over a year since we were on the same continent. He unknowingly changed the way I view my life, and therefore the way I live my life," she wrote.
The prize was created 19 years ago by an organization called The Juliet Club. The group wanted to honor the thousands of people from all over the world who write to Juliet each year.
Every letter is answered by one of Juliet's secretaries, offering advice and support.