To coincide with TV Week, my article "Who Would You Date In The Battle Of The '90s TV Boyfriends?" went live this morning!! Oh, those awesome characters! Sure, they can sometimes be two dimensional, but we most certainly can't rule out the dreamy factor, can we?? After all, they help form some of our greatest binge-watching memories and, especially, made our formative years full of pure joy.
Here's an excerpt of the essay, which literally had me smiling as I was writing it; I can't be the only writer who does that, right??
I’m a fierce TV watcher. I take it VERY seriously and was a hard-core binger wayyy before the phrase even became a hot trending topic. I’m also a lover of the ’90s. I fall in love with characters — OK, lots of times as if they were real people! — and my teen years were spent in a haze of TV’s best boyfriends. Thanks to the teen drama boom spearheaded by the WB, there seemed to be a guy for everyone.
So let’s take a little trip down memory lane, shall we? Who would win in a Battle of the ’90s TV Boyfriends? Here are 10 top contenders, known for everything from their keen sense of style to their brooding nature...You can read the full essay here and I'd love to hear your thoughts. Feel free to email me anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org and let's chat! And of course, feel free to share my essay on Facebook, Twitter or even your local refrigerator. If you share on Twitter, be sure to tag me @melissablake so we can connect! I can't wait to hear from you! Love you all... xoxo