Six Romantic Myths
That Have Screwed Us Up

Mr. Right will come along, sweep you off your feet and rescue you from your dead-end job. An Officer and a Gentleman; Pretty Woman Name one hooker that ended up with Richard Gere intead of a criminal record.
Love conquers all -- class, age, race, even species. White Palace; The Bodyguard; Splash Couples have been known to break up over different toothpaste brands.
Across mountains, braving means you'll always be reunited. The Last of the Mohicans; Far and Away; Map of the Human Heart And your guy claims he had car trouble?
If you've got a tough shell, he'll persist to find the lovable you underneath. Moonstruck; Bull Durham; Green Card; any Katherine Hepburn movie Just see how many dates the ice princess routine gets you.
The weirdo you work with is a diamond in the rough who will shine with your love. Frankie & Johnny; Untamed Heart Trust your instincts. He's a weirdo.
Your love will change him. Groundhog Day; Boomerang For two weeks, max.

"Blame it on The Movies," Glamour Magazine, (August 1993), p. 148.