Betty, I weep with you.
Issue #600 is not going to be a pretty one.
But whether you're in Betty or Veronica's corner – and let's face it, most of us have a gut response – Archie's choice of life-partner urges us to look inward. What does the couple we root for say about us?Yep. I'm grounded and thinking long-term. I'm traditional. I'm Betty.
Perhaps more than we realize, relationships expert Marion Goertz says.
“People who vote for Veronica-Archie are the idealists, the people who say, ‘I'm voting for the glitz, the glamour, the high energy, the sexiness, the ideal [and] they might not even care so much that it'll only last five years,'” says the Toronto-based registered family, marriage and sex therapist.
Those who yearn to see Archie and Betty get hitched take a more realistic, traditional view, she says. They're more grounded, are thinking long term and have more of a sense of “for always and forever.”
After playing games with their hearts for 67 YEARS, he ditches the heart of gold for the vixen. My money's on a broken engagement.
Betty, get yourself a real man. Don't let Archie Andrews come crawling back.
Okay, I'm done now. And determined to never date a fictional redhead.