chapter  18
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DR. FUN’S MASS MEDIA LOVE QUIZ MYTH #12 Since mass media portrayals of romance aren’t “real,” they don’t really affect you

Media literacy offers constructive avenues for dis-illusioning these major mass media myths about sex, love, and romance and for dis-illusioning ourselves so that we can increase our chances of enjoying more productive and satisfying real-life relationships that we build on a rational healthy basis rather than on the potentially damaging and dangerous illusions the mass media perpetuate.