This feature was created by Holly from Bookish Musings to be able to learn more about the bloggers behind the blog, answer questions/this or thats/would you rather/etc, and just have fun!
This week’s Behind the Blog Monday topic is:
Bad Boys or Nice Boys?
Hmmmmm, quite a challenging question. As y’all know I’m always swooning over book boys a lot (see evidence here) and I constantly shift from swooning over bad boys to nice boys.
See, if my life were as scandalous as Gossip Girl, or if I were as classy and rich as Blair Waldorf, I’d be choosing over them:
Chuck Bass (Billionaire Bad Boy) vs Dan Humphrey (Nice Lonely Boy)
If my life were Gossip Girl, I’d be all over Chuck. I mean he’s the ultimate DREAM. He may be a playboy that’s out to get you but he’s also gorgeous and freaking brilliant. He may leave you high and dry for a while and he may be unable to say those three words, eight letters for quite a long time but he’s the kind of boy that’s worth all the pain. He’ll break your heart in tiny little pieces but when he redeems himself- he’ll give you the world.
Now, let’s talk about Dan Humphrey. He and Blair start to become friends in the later seasons of the show and Blair finds that he can trust this lonely boy. He helped her in her time of need and she was able to confide in him. He makes her laugh when she’s sad. They shared the same interest and even watched movies together. Dan falls in love with Blair as they become closer. At one point, Blair thinks she might just reciprocate Dan’s feelings.
Truth be told- I hated Dair so much! I was convinced that Chuck and Blair were the most perfect couple- they belonged with each other. Dan was just a friend and nothing more. If my life were a fictional fairytale (like Chuck and Blair’s)- I’d want the bad boy. The gorgeous, charismatic, can’t-help-but-fall-in love bad boy.
But sadly, I live in the real life, where bad boys are just that- BAD. Most of them don’t have a sweet side. Most of them will hurt you and do nothing to piece you back together. Nice boys though, they’re still the same in reality. They’re still sweet and kind and loyal. They’ll make make you smile and say all the right things. You can trust that they’d catch you if you do fall. So if we’re talking about reality, I’d choose the nice (preferably cute and geeky) boy.
Final Answer: Bad boys when it comes to fiction but nice boys when it comes to reality.
Who would you choose? A bad boy or nice boy? Have you ever experienced falling in love/being in a relationship with/dating either one? Do share! I’d love to hear your thoughts.