Them love triangles
They’re like drama bombs. People are like how do I make my book tense? BOOM. Drop a drama bomb! But let’s face it, are there really love triangles in the world? I mean my version of a love triangle is curling up on the couch with a glass of wine and a book, or curling in bed with my cuddle pillow and a book. Both such good choices, but only one may prevail!
In all seriousness, I do love a well thought out love triangle. And I do mean well thought out. The whole switching back and forth though, it makes me gnash my teeth. Literally. It creeps out my kids. What is a well thought out love triangle? Basically the opposite of Vampire Diaries. I mean don’t get me wrong, I love me some Damon and Elena, but it’s like one second she is head over heels in love with Stefan, and then obsessively in love with Damon… I mean it just doesn’t work. Make the character constantly move forward. Not take 5 steps down one path, then double back and take 5 steps down the other.
Of course this is my opinion. Other people love the dramatic triangles. Considering it’s in, oh I don’t know, 70% of all books with romance elements, it’s something to discuss. So what do you think about love triangles? Do you love them? Do you despise them? I want to know! Or argue. I like to argue, so let’s have a debate! Leave some comments in the section below.
Please note, this post has nothing to do with instant love. That’s for another rant post.