Verified by Psychology Today. Love's Evolver. Last week I was having lunch with a girl friend and we somehow ended up on the topic of romance and the current dating scene. By the end of lunch, we reached the conclusion that romance is pretty much dead. I was devastated at the thought, but I think we're right.
Romance Is Dead And Modern Dating Killed It
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The Romantic Comedy Is Not Dead — It’s Just Not the Same As You Remember
That statement was written by critic Peter Rainer in the Los Angeles Times , not last week or a couple of years ago, but in , during a decade when rom-coms were still a cornerstone of the release slates at most major film studios. Rainer was not complaining about the lack of these kinds of movies, but rather, what he saw as an absence of imagination in them. He complained that romantic comedies were moving away from the key qualities that originally made the genre crackle, including the presence of headstrong female characters. First, to note that the rom-com, which has been declared officially dead in recent years, has been described as deceased before, but still managed to survive and continue evolving.
Even before I started puberty, I dreamt of getting married. I vividly remember fantasizing about a dream wedding in 6th grade during class over a boy who probably did not think twice about me. I remember in high school that I fell in love with my best guy friend, and even my parents thought we would end up married spoiler alert: we never even dated. I would talk about future weddings with my friends, even starting back in middle school. Marriage was just another thing I wanted to check off my plan of life.