Hereforth is life and love according to Lifetime and Hallmark Christmas movies.
This is the first year I’ve gotten into [been bored enough to start watching] Hallmark Christmas movies. I get to see a lot of One Tree Hill alum, which makes me happy, but there's a stink in the room.
Amidst the common themes of the lonely and widowed finding love, another recurring theme beats viewers over the head. All a woman needs to do to be loved is to not be herself --- whether this means giving up her career, her home, or, in some cases, her entire identity.