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:
LINKS AND RESOURCES:
• Are Hollywood movies teaching men and boys that predatory behavior is OK?
• Stalking, actually: Men who reject rejection are not romantic heroes
• How Bollywood Plays a Role in Normalising Stalking
• Study finds romcoms teach filmgoers to tolerate ‘stalking myths’
• Study: I Did It Because I Never Stopped Loving You
• How Rom-Coms Undermine Women
• All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks
• The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love by bell hooks
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