TV Romance Can Affect Real-Life Marriage: Scientific American
People who believe that TV relationships are realistic are less likely to stay true to their spouse
Expectations for marriage come from many places—family life, past relationships, observations of other married couples. Now a study published last September in the journal Mass Communication and Society finds that television may also affect how we feel about marriage and our spouse.
Well, I’m not gonna lie. It hasn’t been easy coming to terms with the fact that my husband will never have Nathan Fillion’s comic timing.