I spent years caring so deeply that I couldn’t do anything. I cared so deeply about trying to be excellent, trying to live up to an inner standard that I was crippled as a result.
Another thing about fiction: the boys. They’re always attractive: good-looking, daring, protective of their girlfriend, and caring. Not at all pushy – they won’t make her do something she doesn’t want to. They love her so much they do anything to keep her. Of course, most fictional couples fight about something, but they are almost… Continue reading Fictional Boys: Setting the Unattainable Standard