It's the warped sense of wanting to be the "hero-rescuer" and the only one in the world to sweep away the sorrow of a beautiful woman trapped in a life of unhappiness. Anyone can have a conventional pretty girl, but it takes a hero to find virtue in on ocean of sorrow and redeem it, right?
Utterly jacked up. So are we doomed to six-month relationships with dysfunctional models and actresses for the rest of our lives? Yeah, yeah - "poor baby" people say, and if we had the "player" temperment, it might not be so bad ... but in spite of this unhealthy attraction to women who aren't good for us, Ed & I do want a "happily ever after."
So what happens when you are drawn to the very things that burn you?
Ah, but hope springs eternal.
Cynthia is coming to the U.S. from Australia next month, and I am once again the optimistic fool I've always been. Is there a happily ever after in this lifetime?
Stay tuned ...