A Great Romance

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All romantic comedies follow a similar plot line: Boy gets girl; boy loses girl; boy wins girl back… and then what?  Where does the newly reunited couple go from there?  We are left to imagine that they simply live happily ever after: no more arguments, and no more difficulties; they are happy, content, and have worked through all of their issues. Are we to believe that the hard work that it takes to make a relationship flourish, is over for them?  Do these characters experience deeply fulfilling, blissful relationships that last forever?Have romantic comedies warped the expectations we have for real life relationships? Continue reading

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