For as long as I can remember, I've pegged myself as a hopeless romantic. According to cinematic standards, I am, anyway. I'm that single girl who can't ride the train without envisioning a hypothetical future with every attractive man in the same subway car as me, then goes home upon not having talked to any of them, downs a pint of ice cream and cries herself to sleep. But life isn't like the movies. And my fellow hopeless romantics, I hate to burst the perfect little bubbles you've carved out for yourselves, but I must: "Hopeless romantic" is just code for "commitment-phobic.
Is It Healthy to Be a Hopeless Romantic?
In Defense Of Hopeless Romantics: Why I Will Always Believe In Love
A hopeless romantic is someone who has a delusional idea about what love is and how it manifests. They have a utopian view of love and romance and they wear it on their forehead for everyone to see. Hopeless romantics are extremely susceptible to being taken advantage of by shrewd and selfish lovers. The problem with hopeless romantics is they believe all people see life and love the same way. They have a limited understanding of human nature.
Why Am I a Hopeless Romantic?
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