“Why?” It’s a question toddlers teach us to ask over and over again. I found myself asking that question as movie theatres prepare to roll out 50 Shades of Grey: Why have more than 100 million copies been sold? Why have presumably 100 million women read this particular story? Why is it so magnetic? So I messaged a friend of mine, whose Facebook wall has been filled with a countdown for the film—was she willing to share her perspective? She said she’d call in 15 minutes.
What she told me was not what I was expecting.... [Read more here.]