Posted by Kate on October 14, 1997 at 22:36:50:
In response to Good way to look at it, written by Amy on October 14, 1997 at 21:42:59
] Consciously, right. I think a lot of women chose cruel partners on another level, maybe believing they are deseving of the punishment. And those types can reinforce the belief, creating an awful cycle.
] And you're right, Rita's exercise on the P&P board was a good one. It's important to keep reality in view and not be too carried away by these tales.
] I guess I had not read JE since my divorce and it's been painful for me to re-evaluate what exactly it is I find attractive in a romantic hero. Sad, too, that I book I've been reading for almost 30 years isn't as much of a favorite as it once was.
] Forgive me you guys. Tell me to lighten up. I've been in the dumps anyway and this story isn't helping.
Sorry if this has brought back some bad stuff Amy. I didn't mean to spark it off!
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