10 Reasons Readers Fell For Christian Grey

Here’s a take on why many readers fell for #50Shafdes…what are the #erotic triggers in your writing?

The Romance Beat with A. C. Rose

By A.C. Rose

With the release of the Fifty Shades Darker on February 10, fans are getting excited about seeing their favorite characters and scenes come to life on the big screen.

Many of us remember getting  pulled into 1,500 plus pages of non-stop reading and being stunned by the “book hangover” that ensued. Some still wonder what touched off such a deep longing in readers? What made so many go ga-ga for Mr. Grey?


I attended an informative lecture a while back by sex therapist Sari Cooper, LCSW. It was titled “Fifty Shades of Grey: What You Can Learn about Sex Esteem from the Bestseller.” Cooper, a columnist for Psychology Today and an ASECT certified sex therapist, outlined what she called “the erotic triggers” that are written into the book and said these triggers combined are what kept the heroine, Anastasia Steele (Ana) so stimulated and intrigued, and…

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About dave94015

interested in alternative relationships, visual artist, erotic romance writer and reviewer of erotica, drug rehab clinic intern - mid 20's
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One Response to 10 Reasons Readers Fell For Christian Grey

  1. Domina Jen says:

    I despise the series, and always wondered what it was that made it so popular. Thanks for posting this!

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