Why do you do it?

Romance novels. Why do we read them and why are we afraid to admit to others that we do? We most definitely are reading them and buying them. Look at the sales figures and circulation rates at libraries and they will attest to the fact that we most definitely are reading them and literally can’t get enough!  Eileen Dreyer has written an article, I write romance novels -- so what?, that sums up for me why I like to read them. I have not read any of her books as of yet but after reading her article I’m going to start. First I think I will try, The Unfortunate Miss Fortunes, or maybe, With a Vengeance.  Take a look at the article and then tell me why do you read romance?