Not In My School is a weekly feature that throws out one YA lit cliche a week to compare to my own high school days. Because we all know how accurate those fictional nuances are . . .
Really? We’re STILL thinking that some dude breaking into a girl’s house in the night to watch her sleep is romantic? Or threatening her with bodily harm? Or disabling her car engine “for her safety?” Guys that don’t grasp the concept of personal space? Close talkers? No. This “fad” really needs to pass and/or people really need to grow some much needed brains. If there were stalkers in my school they’d go directly to jail without passing Go and without collecting $200. I’m with Buffy on this one; stalking isn’t a turn-on at all.