How to Deal: Someone Like You/That Summer Themes

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Love vs Sex (Someone Like You)

In Book 1: Someone Like You, Scarlett decides to have sex with her boyfriend Michael who had only two weeks previously had told her he loved her for the first time. They'd done everything right. They'd waited until they were with someone they loved before having sex for the first time. They had used a condom, but it had failed. Still they hadn't panicked. No one gets pregnant the first time, right? Scarlett soon learns she was wrong. Not only does she find herself expecting, but also must face the issue alone but for her best friend Halley. Her mother is insistent that she abort the baby at first, and when Scarlett is unable to do so, she turns her attention to giving the baby up for adoption, despite Scarlett's insistence that she is going to keep her baby; and the father of the...

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