The Etymology of Romance or: Oh, No Wonder It Didn’t Work Out

Jason Henry
4 min readNov 6, 2018
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We tend to villainize our former flames, our ex-lovers, our past pursuits. They didn’t get us. They were too selfish! They were co-dependent. They never listened.

It was almost as if they were injecting drama into our relationship on purpose.

I watched Tarantino’s True Romance the other day and I got the bright idea to research the…

Jason Henry

Former Edu. Psychologist | Current Writer | Constant Learner | “By your stumbling the world is perfected.”