why are romance novels so bad?
“She was left breathless each time his mouth took hers and passionate kisses seemed to cover her face and bosom. She felt his hands go up her back and with an easy tug he separated the shift and snatched it from her. Her naked breasts were crushed against his chest…”
A sample from the first bodice-ripper to implicitly rip bodices (actually, this is basically a rape scene, but—spoiler alert—they get together in the end!). Women should be wary of the genre on a whole. New research suggests that romance novels are deeply dangerous: addictive, mood- and mind-altering, adultery-inducing distractions that make it impossible for women to put down their books and start worshiping their real husbands.
Women [not the ones I know] get nothing out of watching porn, so they turn to romance novels to escape—but like so many porn-addicted men, they get hooked, and their marriages suffer.
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