As a rule, we divide our hearts into different compartments, for lovable, neutral and unlovable people.
Love means loving the unlovable - or it is no virtue at all…
Edward Herrmann is Hearst, a big and strangely unlovable teddy bear of a man, spying fanatically on his guests and fellow passengers and especially on his beautiful mistress Marion Davies, played by Kirsten Dunst.
Even relationships can be affected, because the person with SAD can become irritable, unloving and unlovable , says charity Mind.
An unedifying gallery of bit-part rogues, including the profoundly unlovable Frankie Fraser, keeps assuring us that Charlie was a gentleman who looked after his old mum, etc etc.
Maybe I am not so unlovable , because Dan, he loves me, he wants to be with me.'
What perversity would inspire a busy corporate spokesman to lavish devotion on such an inert and - let's face it - steadfastly unlovable personage for more than two decades?
I spend a lot of my time thinking myself unworthy, unlovable , of little value or use…… and at the same time I find myself not wanting to feel that way at all, because on other levels I know that these things are not true.
All the things I usually hate in TV are here - it's over the top, it's noisy, it's stuffed with unlovable people, everyone's shouting - but the old bile and fire is back.
Two decades ago, she explored the psychology of terrorism in The Good Terrorist and, long before Lionel Shriver breached the taboo of a mother struggling with an unlovable son, Lessing explored the topic in The Fifth Child.