Stalking For Love

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Stalking For Love is a popular media trope where invasive stalker-like behavior is presented as an endearing or harmless part of romantic courtship. The hero will often go to extraordinary lengths to coerce, trick or otherwise manipulate his way into a woman’s life.

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LIST OF STALKING FOR LOVE MOVIES:
https://letterboxd.com/popdetective/list/stalking-for-love

LINKS AND RESOURCES:
• Stalking, actually: Men who reject rejection are not romantic heroes
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/12/stalking-men-rejection-romantic-sitcoms-films-creepy-women-boundaries
• How Bollywood Plays a Role in Normalising Stalking
https://thewire.in/162417/bollywood-stalking/
• Study finds romcoms teach filmgoers to tolerate ‘stalking myths’
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/feb/03/rom-coms-women-stalker-myth-study
• Study: I Did It Because I Never Stopped Loving You
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0093650215570653
• How Rom-Coms Undermine Women
https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2016/11/its-rom-coms-fault-too/505928/

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
• All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks
https://www.amazon.com/All-About-Love-New-Visions/dp/0060959479
• The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love by bell hooks
https://www.amazon.com/Will-Change-Men-Masculinity-Love/dp/0743456084

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