Cringe Comedy: Why Must They go There?

There’s a reason why I stopped watching RomComs, apart from the Different Movie, Same Plot syndrome that wore on my patience before very long.

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Tropes I Despise: Burden Porn

The sorrowful, dramatic, and heartbreaking music swells. The man in the white coat looks at his results once again and steels himself to deliver the bad news. “The results are in,” he says. “There can be no doubt. Your child is… a burden.” She screams and cries, the dramatic sting sounds as she collapses against her supportive other.