Though she acknowledges the contestants actual intentions often vary, she still believes viewers can take away something from their example.
The popularity of such dating reality TV shows illustrates a distinct trend in our media consumption.
But can these shows teach us any positive lessons about love?
These reality shows show us very high expectations while we live in a completely different World that is far from it and we wonder how we will find someone like this? Can Reality TV Dating Shows teach us Lessons about Love?
Love is patient, kind, trustworthy, does not impose and therefore persevere.
Reality TV shows can encourage viewers to priorities the relationships they currently have and hope to have in their lives.
“Everyone on those shows gives up so much of their time and their normal life to be on it, and that is a way that they are making love such a huge priority in their lives,” she explained.
„The Bachelorette“ (popular American reality show of 2003)- a proof that most of reality TV shows can NOT teach us what it’s like to love.
Suddenly I wanted what the Bachelorette has: the handsome 20-year-old guy who is obsessed while traveling the world and spending time in luxurious outfits. I found myself doing something that many girls of my age work on Monday night watching Bachelorette (“Perfect Bride”).
The way in which reality television shows a quest for love will almost always leave us empty and broken hearts, because we will never be satisfied with the things of this world.