Are chick flicks_ruining_your_romance_with_hotDocument Transcript
Are Chick Flicks Ruining Your Romancewith Hot Girls?These sweet and funny movies might beplaying dirty tricks to your relationship withhot girls. Here are the reasons why romcomscan pose a danger to your dating life.You’re settled in your living room couch,keenly focused on the almost ridiculous fantasy story of “27 Dresses” or “Valentine’s Day” forthe nth time. Looks pretty harmless, right? Well, not really. A recent study reveals that gettingtoo enthralled by this kind of films might subconsciously transform you into the Girlfriend fromHell.Heriot-Watt University researchers have discovered in their study that chick flicks can developunrealistic expectations for relationships and love, especially when it pertains to communication.It turns out that hot girls hot girls who are into romantic comedies are inclined to have mind-readeritis, which is setting expectations for their man to know what these hot girls want and howthey feel without even having to tell them. Think of all those film scenes when a guy has a lightbulb moment, suddenly knowing what is exactly wrong with his situation and having the perfectway to fix it. Then, the scene shifts to overly exaggerated kinesics such as sending dozens ofroses to the woman’s apartment on the hour every hour, showing up on her doorstep with a rare,
limited-edition copy of her favorite childhood book, which he remembered when she casuallymentioned it when they were still dating ages ago, and loudly playing love songs out herbedroom window under the pouring rain.Just like in real lifeâ€¦ NOT. Here are three telltale signs that you might be falling into the chickflick trap.You’re always thinking, “That would never happen to us.”Having a mindset that automatically concludes your relationship is invincible and doesn’t haveserious problems can qualify as being overly optimistic, which is a sign that you may have somequixotic expectations. You might be dangerously convinced that he will not lie to you or youwould never cheat on him, but it’s essential to accept the fact that any relationship can receive ahuge blow or two during its course.You’re keeping score of everything.So you grabbed dinner on your way to his place, scored good seats for him to see his home teamplay at the arena, and let him know he looks fantastic in his new sweater all within one week.Now, you are waiting for his romantic gesture that he’ll do to repay your kindness, which nevercomes. What happens is you go from disappointed to just plain pissed for having an
unappreciative boyfriend. The solution: If you’re going to do something to your boyfriend, makesure it’s alright if he doesn’t give you something back for it.You’re sure it’s written in the stars.