Luann by Greg Evans


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  1. Angelalex242

    Angelalex242 said, about 4 years ago

    Rosa is quite correct…doing nothing is stupid, and worse, cowardly. That said, Luann is also correct…he withdraws because he likes her.

  2. BenderSastre

    BenderSastre said, about 4 years ago

    Yeah, I got nothing. I’ve had very few girlfriends, so I’m not one to talk, but at least I get the hint to cuddle when it comes.

  3. Mikeyj

    Mikeyj said, about 4 years ago


    Or cause he doesn’t

  4. Angelalex242

    Angelalex242 said, about 4 years ago

    Ehhhhhh. You could make that argument. But it’s a tough sell. To make that argument seem convincing, you’d have to imagine what it would be like with the genders reversed. If it were a girl in Gunther’s place ‘no means no’ is the phrase of the day. But with a ‘man’ and I use the term VERY loosely, in Gunther’s case…it’s more natural to think he does like her and hasn’t the balls to respond properly.

  5. legaleagle48

    legaleagle48 said, about 4 years ago

    Interesting how Luann understands Gunther, but she apparently still doesn’t understand Quill. Maybe she only understands men she’s not emotionally invested in?

  6. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, about 4 years ago

    She knew Gunther for the last 25 years…

    I don’t know about his age group, but this was the typical situation with mine. NWF, vol 1, pages 300-301:

    “It could get ugly when a non-”bad boy" would try to ask a woman out. Part of the natural risk of asking someone out is being turned down and we men are indeed used to being rejected, but in many cases it “wasn’t enough” for this group to just turn a man down when he asked a woman out— many women had to “make sure” that he was trashed, humiliated. Because it was fun for them to do so, or to prove to their circle of friends that they had no interest in an “ordinary” guy. Or both. Or because she was nasty and trained to be egocentric. (Esteem self, right?) ‘Ewwww, what is this guy doing, tainting me by trying to ask me out,’ was frequently the attitude and it made men who saw it roll their eyes at the displays of ego and sheer nastiness. Some women were so vile as to return cards or flowers sent by guys because a guy who was not a “bad boy” being interested in them would affect their “social standing.” Nor are we necessarily talking about the “beauty queens” where one might possibly expect such antisocial behavior, either. Such attitudes were independent of “looks” or any other factor.

    Then if that kind of thing wasn’t enough, in the last year, I’ve actually heard the complaint by women of this age group that ordinary guys are “to blame” for the women’s chasing of the 10% or 20%, because the ordinary guys didn’t “make themselves attractive enough” to the women. "

  7. thebird55

    thebird55 said, about 4 years ago

    Wow. I thought everybody would understand Gunther’s position. He is simply too insecure to put himself “out there”. (Not to mention that he’s inexperienced, and isn’t sure what to do.) He is in total awe of her.

    It doesn’t matter how well you understand the physics and know how safe it is to skydive. The first time you get to the door of the plane, you would have a very hard time throwing yourself out. (That’s why first-timers usually go tandem. No chance to hesitate.) No matter how much you want to.

  8. cjswan232482

    cjswan232482 said, about 4 years ago

    Rosa feels rejected and getting resentful. She probably feels she done all she could to show she likes him. To protect her own ego, she could easily write him off as gay and start dating another guy. Rea

  9. Mielikki, the lady of the forest

    Mielikki, the lady of the forest said, about 4 years ago


    Hi, I had to sign in to comment this.

    Luann understands friendship, but she does not (yet?) understand love. Gunther is her friend: dear, comfortable and safe, but just a friend.

    Quill, on the other hand, is her first real touch of love and mutual interest, not some merely one-sided teenage infatuation.

    Gunther, the poor boy, is so insecure that he doesn’t feel himself worthy enough to hold Rosa’s hand. He’s not gay, he’s just afraid. (Like all/most men are with women, especially those you are attracted to. You just don’t admit it.)

    Don’t you remember what it was like back then in high school?

    (I apologise spelling/grammatic errors, english is not my native language.)

  10. unamuno22

    unamuno22 said, about 4 years ago

    The turtle thing won’t be so bad if the relationship flowers-male turtles are pretty,uh,gifted

  11. gkid

    gkid said, about 4 years ago

    Give him a chance. No experience..but Gunther is decent
    To the bone…and some thing very hard to find. Old school
    and gentleman. Why is it decent guys get a bum rap. My
    Fiance was same way when we started experience dating and good to the bone..honest, kind, and decent inside and out. We
    are happy. I know his value.

  12. MAC45

    MAC45 said, about 4 years ago

    Rosa,dump him.Move on.

  13. onefiveninetwo

    onefiveninetwo said, about 4 years ago

    Why is everyone in such a hurry about Gunther?
    He is a decent caring person who does good works and obviously follows a moral code.
    We should be applauding his determination to avoid temptation not urging him towards it.

  14. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, about 4 years ago

    Rosa is running out of patience; Gunther needs still more time. Who will reach the breaking point first?

  15. jessie wright

    jessie wright said, about 4 years ago


    please, SHUT UP

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