In a book, happines from start to finish is boring. No one wants to read it. Let's be honest, have you ever known anyone who's life is always perfect? Or at least they say so? Don't you really, really hate that because you know it can't possibly be true? No one has a perfect life. No one has a perfect relationship. And no one has a perfect job. There are good parts and bad parts, highs and lows, and each person manages to get their own mechanisms for coping. When you talk to a friend, you will often share the goods and bads and those honest interchanges make you like them even more. The stranger that just tells you how perfect their life is may annoy you, but often after you dig a little deeper (if they let you), you'll find there's a few pimples under all that makeup or a scar [...]
Good Post. Yes, the good in books equates to a lot of bad...or at least the ability write about it creatively. When you have good bad guys and good bad situations...that's a good book. People read it and stay involved. So, too much of a good thing really is bad for you? Or is it a lot of bad things can be good for you?