Love in the Time of Cholera

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This movie scared me…to think that one can love another human being so much they make loving that person their life’s purpose! As much as I have loved and lost, I’ve always promised myself that I would never keep my love alive for someone who wouldn’t choose me. Never.

Once he chooses another, he seals the fate of our relationship or could’ve-been relationship: it’s over. And moving on is required. I always move on. Florentino, in the movie, couldn’t move on. He pined, he suffered, he put his life on hold…waiting 53 years to have the woman he loved as a youth. I’m sorry, I wouldn’t. So it was that I couldn’t find any joy in this storyline. Instead, I was appalled.

And the lesson I took away from the story was: What not to do.

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  1. rags says:

    LOL! And that is why I refuse to watch the flick. Hope you are doing fine.

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