We Need to Talk About David

If you are of a certain age, you can remember watching the wedding of Luke and Laura.  On November 16,1981, millions watched on their TV sets as the two characters from the ABC soap opera General Hospital were wed in holy matrimony.  Their relationship saved the soap from cancellation and the wedding episode made soap operas legitimate. There was just one little fly in the ointment with this fairy tale courtship and wedding.  A few years prior to the wedding, Luke raped Laura.  The whole story is that a drunken Luke sexually assaulted Laura.  The writers had the two characters … Continue reading We Need to Talk About David