Originally Posted by Tequilla
That is a MAJOR detail of the movie. Bruce actually tried to live a normal life.
No, he didn't.
Bruce: There's nothing out there for me.
Alfred: And that's the problem. You hung up your cape and your cowl, but you didn't move on, you never went to find a life, to find someone...
Bruce: Alfred... I did find someone.
Alfred: I know, and you lost her. But that's all part of living, sir. But you're not living.