George and Lizzie Characters

Pearl, Nancy
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Lizzie Bultmann

Lizzie was born as an accident to two highly successful behavioral psychologists who worked together as university professors. The task of raising her was left to a series of her parents’ grad students and a cast of babysitters. She was looked at by her parents as a psychological experiment, and they charted her every move and development. This made Lizzie feel like a lab rate growing up, and she lacked the parental love and support she recognized in other families. This loneliness and neglect remained with her into adulthood and affected her future relationships.

While in high school, Lizzie embarked on the Great Game, a mission that involved having sex with all 23 starters on the football team. It was meant to elicit the attention of her absent parents, but when she told them they did not even react. Instead, they took notes for an article they would...

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