Romantic Lessons from Pop Culture that We Need to Forget

Photo by: Jerry Maguire
"Jerry Maguire"
The whole "You complete me/You had me at hello" scene in "Jerry Maguire" is a big old lesson in what not to believe about relationships. First of all, Tom ... more 
Photo by: Jerry Maguire
"Jerry Maguire"
The whole "You complete me/You had me at hello" scene in "Jerry Maguire" is a big old lesson in what not to believe about relationships. First of all, Tom Cruise's Jerry was a pretty crappy husband, so Renee's Dorothy definitely needed more than "Hello" as an explanation. Plus, the whole idea of completing another person isn't exactly healthy. As YouBeauty Relationship Expert David Sbarra, Ph.D., says, "We get messages about happy endings, soul mates and destiny. In this way, pop culture ideas-while fun to engage in and with for a bit-can cast a huge shadow over real-life relationships." less 
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Tue, Feb 12, 2013 9:58 AM EST
We love rom-coms, love songs and breakup songs as much as the next person, but there are a few lessons they teach us we'd rather do without.



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