Okay, I SWEAR this is not turning into the romance blog. Pinkie promise.
. . . but I do have another post today on love (or lurve, which ever you prefer.)
First, watch this very short commercial. COME ON, just watch it.
*wipes tears* *blows nose in hankie* . . . What? You didn’t get choked up? Be honest! (Minor side note: Kate Winslet is a FABULOUS actress. I basically have a lady crush on her.)
Anyway, back to love. Here’s the funny thing about love, it’s like egg omelets. Everyone likes theirs differently. When you talk about love, especially the love we read about, the opinions vary on the best way to portray it.
Some people like sweet, funny love.
Some people want slow building, realistic love.
Others want tempestuous, we-fight-and-then-make-up-in-a-hubba-hubba-big-way love.
And some, (gonna include myself here,) enjoy big, sweeping, swoony, running-to-meet-each-other-on-a-bridge-in-Paris love.
I’m not going to lie. I have a soft spot for sappy romance. You may not think it’s realistic. (Well, you clearly haven’t met my husband and I . . .) But the fact is, it’s FUN. It makes you feel good. It makes you cry. It makes you cheer. I love when the romance in a book or movie can do that. THAT’S what I want to make people do. That commercial. I want to capture that feeling in a novel.
How about you? What’s your favorite type of love (or lurve?)