Seems like she is making herself want to love him but is not really ready for a relationship with a regular flawed dude who is decent. She has not done the work on why she still likes bad guys so this relationship sounds doomed. Free him up for somebody who will appreciate him and find some affordable counseling.
I try to stay out of the fray on these things, but I have a question: What makes you think you really "love" this guy? Because I'm not seeing a whole hell of a lot.
I see a novel here -- a novel about a guy who writes a blog about writing a novel about a guy who writes a blog about writing a novel about a guy.... For some pomo fizz you could have one of the players halfway down call up someone on the top level and discuss how things were going. 'How's the weather up there?' etc. Otherwise it's ready to go. The only thing possibly missing from the upbeat ending is a ritual invocation of the Leaving New York theme.
Won't be the last orange jumpsuit this guy owns.
I might argue that politicians in hunting drag are not pandering to hunters (who I'm sure couldn't care less) but rather to suburban soccer dads and joes-sixpack, for whom "hunting" is as AMUHRIKKIN as mom and apple pie.
@scrooge Have you never dated someone? I still hope that girls I dated in my 20s are single and lonely without me.
"Here - I got you this Maroon 5 CD."
You'll always find another way to fuck it up.
Everything happens for a reason.
From now on I'm only reading about protozoans.