Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson. Photo: mockingjay.netBy Amy Osmond Cook for Cupid'sPulse.com
If any of you saw the Hunger Games recently, you were in for a bloodbath-a very entertaining, very well produced bloodbath. I'm a huge fan of Suzanne Collins, and the movie was one of the best I've seen in a long time. But while I cheered for Katniss, cursed the gamekeeper, and threw popcorn at President Snow, I couldn't help but notice that some of the lessons of Hunger Games could also be applied to relationships:
Hunger Games Tip #1: Don't Let Him (or Her) Own You
Before going into the Hunger Games arena, Peeta and Katniss spend a quiet moment looking over the city. With a wistful glance at his would-be lover and soon-to-be fellow Gladiator, Peeta tells Katniss, "I keep wishing I could think of a way . . . to show the capitol they don't own me. That I'm more than a piece in their games." And show them he does.
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