Like Ali, fifteen-year-old Eleanor* from Philadelphia--a straight-A student and competitive horseback rider--didn’t seem like a girl who’d fall for one of the loner guys at school.
That is until James,* a good-looking senior who was somewhat of a rogue, asked her out.
The only times it really bothered her was when he occasionally went overboard and wound up intoxicated.
As they dated, she prayed for his improvement, gave him motivational tapes, and urged him to think of God and their future when he was faced with the temptation to drink.
Evan appreciated Cindy’s support, and after 10 months of dating, he asked her to marry him. Instead, his unresolved habits resurfaced and shattered her heart.
You know he’s bad for you—but you can’t resist his uber-charm, good looks and aggressive libido.
Bad boys are often good-looking, nonconventional, spontaneous and they draw you in with their coolness.