Thinking Fans on Todd: Marilyn Henry says, “I do not understand how some fans see him as sexy or hot. He is cruel. Sick. Unfeeling for others. As such, he is dangerous” … while Dale agrues, “Just because I and others find something of worth in watching Todd does not make our opinions any less valid than yours, or Marlena’s, or Joe Blow’s” … and more. See Comments below.
By Damon L. Jacobs
What do you call someone who is capable of committing abhorrent crimes against others? What do you call a man who can rape another person, attack a blind woman, lie to his own wife that their newborn is dead, kidnap a woman who is presumed dead by her friends and family, and then plot to fake his own grand child’s death? If you live in One Life to Live‘s Llanview, you call that man Todd Manning .
If you’re in the therapist’s chair, you call that person “Antisocial.” When most of us hear the word “Antisocial” we think of someone who doesn’t like to socialize at parties. But in clinical terms, the term refers to an individual who is capable of
Todd doesn’t truly want to atone for his crimes, he doesn’t authentically want to stand up and do the right thing. He just wants his “pizza,” i.e., Marty’s love.
committing horrendous violent crimes against others without any sense of guilt or remorse. They can lie, cheat, rape, even kill, without batting an eyelash. The only type of regret they express is when [Read more…]