Why Good Girls Want Bad Boys...And Why They Shouldn't

By YourTango

Why Good Girls Want Bad Boys...And Why They Shouldn't

: 12pt; COLOR: #333333; mso-ascii-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'">“Hardness is a shield,” he says.  “It hides other things.” 

A man who deals with his issues is hot.  A man who’s conscious of other people’s feelings is positively breath-taking.  And a man who transcends the pain of his own history?  Give this dude a medal.   

Tonight, I’ll root for Mickey Rourke to win the Oscar but I won’t return Policeman Dan’s phone call.  Like Mick, I stand at a defining moment where I can either move toward emotional redemption and romantic health, or get sucked back into bad boy-ism and a life of needless distress.   

Let’s hope Mickey can be as strong as I am.

 

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