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The Fantasy of Wanting the Boy Who is Mean to You

Why bully romance is so popular right now

Photo by Ilayza Macayan on Unsplash

Trigger warning: there may be descriptions of scenes that may be upsetting for sensitive readers.

He’s the boy who trashes your locker. The boy who turns the entire school against you. The boy who makes your life a living hell. So how did he become the hero-du-jour for popular romance over the past several years?

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Adrienne C.

Adrienne C.

Dominatrix of the written word. I write about writing, politics, race, money, religion, sex — hence the editor of The Third Rail