Originally Posted by The Guard
Boy, when you put it like that...
Really sounds like a horrible, shallow and boring portrayal of Bruce Wayne.
Well Alfred's (and Fox's) efforts to have Bruce find love (be it with Miranda, Selina, or a Chimpanzee) suggest that it was the thing that could have brought him out of his depression. (seeing as his philanthropic efforts failed and that he wouldn't let himself put on the cowl)