Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Damsel in Denial

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Damsel in Denial

Article excerpt

THE movie, He's Just Not That Into You, is about to hit our movie screens.

If it is at all similar to the book of the same name, then every woman must go and see it. Every woman in her 20s truly must go and see it.

I wish someone had pulled me aside when I was in my 20s, and explained the way most (not all) blokes think when it comes to getting us gals. I think we fickle females are programmed to make excuses for bad boys when they don't ring after the first date, or they cheat, or they treat us badly.

When I didn't hear from an ex-boyfriend, whom I now fondly call "Jason the Jerk", for weeks on end, I did the logical thing so many of us damsels-in-denial tend to do. I assumed he had been involved in a horrible car accident and his jaw was wired shut.

When I would tell myself I was being crazy for believing he was actually injured, I would switch to the other argument in my mixed-up little mind. …

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