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RomComs Vs. Reality…and Why the Latter is Better

I recently read an article that got me to thinking about the difference between the portrayal of relationships in a typical romantic comedy and what actually occurs in a real marriage, or at least one in which two individuals are attempting to follow Christ.

Now before you label me the Enemy of Romance or otherwise typically biased against these kinds of things, I don’t mind admitting that romcoms can have their moments. Not only can they be entertaining when done well, but they occasionally shine an insightful light on the inherent and sometimes humorous challenges human beings have in developing relationships.

It’s just that those insights tend to focus on the front end of said relationships.