Have you ever noticed that the traits that we like in our romance heroes are the most difficult to deal with in real life?
Stubborn heroes don’t sway their way of thinking. They refuse to bow to pressure. They’ll stare it down or die on that hill, but they change nothing. For a long while, at least. And we love that in our books! They’re called Alpha heroes, and we like them for their strength and dominance. But in real life, if there is a stubborn man who refuses to adjust and change for the woman in his life, it’s the death knell of a relationship.
The icy reserve in a wounded hero might make for some excellent tension in a story, but in a real man, why would a woman even try to crack that shell? A relationship requires nurturing on both sides, and no woman wants to be…
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