Why do we enjoy tales of the undead? Why are vampires so romantic? Is there some deep resonating metaphor about blood and love that we thirst for?
The popularity of vampires reflects something missing in ourselves. Why is love defined as an eternal force, a bond that will last forever? Is this why the vampire myth has resonated throughout the centuries? This lust for undying love? After all, the true attraction of a vampire is the fact that they live forever, like to stay out late and do whatever they want. They are the perfect mate for every lost soul pining for a relationship.
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