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Old 01-31-2012, 10:15 PM
MeeraReed MeeraReed is offline
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I can't believe no one mentioned Casablanca or Gone with the Wind.

But, yeah, when the conflict of the plot is a love triangle (or quadrangle in GwtW), resolving it with a happy poly situation destroys the story.

I'm a fiction writer. Story = conflict.

If Anna Karenina's husband could just accept a co-husband, there wouldn't be much of a story...
Single, straight, female, solo, non-monogamous.
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