LOVE LESSON: Vulnerability is Key

Scott Schuman and Garance Dore

This is the first installment of our “Love Lessons” column: every week, we will publish a mini-essay (100-250 words) about a single thing that can make or break a relationship. To submit your own entry, send an email to mlts.magazine@gmail.com.

Scott Schuman, the Sartorialist, told New York magazine’s Amy Larocca about how his fashion blogger girlfriend Garance Dore‘s fragility is becoming:

“I grew up reading designers’ ideas about women, like: She’s so strong, she rules the world, whatever. I wouldn’t want to be with a girl like that, who’s type A. Garance is smart, driven, all these great Corsican qualities of self-determination, but she’s totally fragile. Totally insecure. That’s a real human. That’s the whole package.”

It’s very important, I believe, to be able to be fragile or vulnerable with our loves. No one can be type A, 100 percent of the time. – Rosella Eleanor LaFevre

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