romance industry - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
When we are challenged to see the perspectives of others, to see them as people with dreams and needs, and not a means to a romantic ends - then relationships have a greater chance to thrive. And so we need a romance industry that does not move male characters around the plot as if they were pawns, but instead teaches a more wholesome view of love as protection and nurture for each partner.
The romance industry can help to remind us of the virtues of love and what love requires to thrive for a lifetime. For as we keep focus on other goals, it is healthy to have this reminder of whom matters most and that we need to pay attention to the needs of our lover.
The romance industry has made our sons into pawns, stars of bizarre romantic fantasies, and the sex industry has done the same to our daughters in its own cold-hearted way. They are the connected mirrored extremes of our broken culture.
The romance industry and the sex industry are caustic forms of self medication that society must wean itself from if it is to form positive cultures of healthy people.