Fustany Talks: Movies and TV Shows That Helped Me Understand Romantic Relationships

Mai Atef
6/13/20, 12:00 AM

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A lot of girls find romantic relationships to be complicated most of the time, and not easy to understand, so don't worry, you're not alone. I also still face this problem every time I start seeing someone new, and I figured out that I can never find a better way to help me understand romantic relationships like movies and TV shows. I can also say that some of them even helped me figure out how each man thinks, and how they feel regarding hard situations that couples face.

Movies and TV shows that helped me understand romantic relationships

1. Love Is Blind

I never thought that a reality TV show could change the way I see romantic relationships or help even understand how men think when it comes to falling in love, and how things change gradually when they start feeling that they're stuck in a serious relationship. To be honest, Love Is Blind is one of the best things that changed my mind and made me analyze past situations in previous relationships where I wasn't able to understand my partner.

Without spoilers, this show is a matchmaking experiment to help men and women choose a life partner without seeing each other by going on dates in two different pods where they are able to hear one another but still no visual communication. Then they go into the engagement and wedding preparations phase, and all of that to prove one theory, is love really blind?

2. Love, Rosie

One of my favorite movies that made me think a lot that attraction and connection are not enough to fall in love, sometimes the timing could be off, and that's what usually breaks it. One of the most important things that every girl has to understand is that having a friendship with a man will eventually turn to love from your side or his.

3. A Star Is Born

Having someone that supports you in your career and believes in your talent is an important value that I learned from the movie A Star is Born. I deeply felt the reality of every scene and most of the songs in the movie, especially 'Shallow' the song that Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga sang at the 2019 Oscars.

4. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

We're all exposed to losing the one we love as it all depends on our actions and the way we deal with them. In a Rom-Com way, it was displayed in the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days where they put a spotlight on most of the things that women do that leads to losing the guy.

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5. Before Sunrise

You can fall in love anywhere, anytime, and that's what happened in the movie before sunrise, which in fact is based on true events, if you researched a bit about the movie you'll know. What I learned from this movie is that when you find the one, don't hesitate or get cold feet as your heart really would know that this is the right person to spend the rest of your life with.

6. 500 Days of Summer

In reality, you liking and being attracted to someone is not enough to fall in love, but the other person has to also feel the same. If that doesn't happen you're going to end up in a loop that's hard to get out of, and this is surely highlighted in the movie 500 Days of Summer that you've probably watched before.

7. The Ugly Truth

This movie in fact is the best we can finish this list with, it's full of secrets about romantic relationships or to be specific the answer to this question "what is men's main motive in romantic relationships?". Also, it taught me that choosing someone isn't only about having things in common or finding what suits you, but most importantly it's that you have to feel comfortable and be able to be yourself around him.


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Mai Atef

At a young age, she fell in love with fashion and writing, it was her favorite way of expressing herself. As soon as she finished her studies, she started working in journalism, writing about everythi...

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