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Contradiction Of Romantic Comedies / Entertainment
Have Hollywood's romantic comedies stolen our hearts?
Scientists claim that real-life relationships can't live up to those in the movies.
Scientists say romantic comedies such as Runaway Bride give people 'unrealistic expectations' of relationships
So it's not the pressure of the credit crunch; it's not halitosis, infidelity or the repeated failure to load the dishwasher that are going to do for your relationship. It's watching Notting Hill.
The latest research from the wonderfully named Family and Personal Relationships Laboratory at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh suggests that romantic comedies such as You've Got Mail and Runaway Bride give people "unrealistic expectations" of relationships. Fans of such films, it claims, fail to communicate with their partners.