EHfan wrote: ...you need to remember, the primary sex organ is the brain. So, yes, courtly and charming DOES equal attractive.
So of course, you would still be attracted to Rufus if he were.... oh, bald, ninety years of age, and a hundred pounds overweight. Because he's just that charming.
And I have read Twilight, mostly because I needed solid data to criticize it. Quite frankly, it's only my deep and abiding love for books that has kept me from burning my copy of the series. It is
as bad as you've heard, and then some. The characters have very little to recommend them on the basis of personality, the books very little on the basis of writing or plot, and I will reiterate my earlier opinion of Edward-in-the-movies as an anorexic heroin addict.
And you're a great mom! You'd have to be, if you're willing to sit through a torture session like that movie simply for the love of your child,