12 screenshots from a Twitter thread about how tv series taught us to romanticize toxic love | Thumbnail includes a picture from the scene of Sex in the city when Carrie is hitting Big with a bouque of flowers after he left her at the alter '@Theholisticpsyc Big (who's highly emotionally avoidant) impulsively leaves Carrie at the alter. He changes his mind a few minutes and tells his driver to go back. Carrie is heartbroken and get back together after he writes her a two sentence email.'

Hot Take on Relationships: How TV Series Taught Us To Romanticize Toxic Love (Twitter Thread by a Psychologist)

We don't know about you guys, but the older we get the more we realize that the romanticized version of relationships we were fed as kids is nothing but a big fat lie. Turns out, there is no happily ever after or prince charming but instead, just two flawed individuals doing their best to try and make it work. See, fairytales always made love seem like a magical land filled with rainbows and unicorns. But in reality, it's more of a rollercoaster ride with ups and just as many downs… with the oc…
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