That selfish man?
Posted by Jessamyn on October 22, 1997 at 23:14:30:
In response to But...., written by Shannon on October 21, 1997 at 20:55:55
] So yes, if the money wasn't an issue, they would have been truly happy. He then wished he could change all of his previous actions, and give her the devotion they both needed. Therefore, IMHO, they could have been truly happy.
Do you really think that Mr. Shallow would have remained devoted to her for the rest of his life? Forget it. He's so good at placing himself first over anyone else, even when he "loves" them, I'm sure he'd have been grabbing at the chambermaids after a while. Especially when he hit his midlife crisis and his fabulous looks started to go, and his wife wasn't the young rose she had been. Oh, he'd tell himself it wouldn't hurt her because she'd never find out... I can also see him staying out late with his friends, coming home drunk, etc.
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