Originally Posted by Heretic
Makes total sense. No one is more likely to want to place themselves in a love triangle with two sexy men who are hopelessly in love with her more than lonely, unhappy or unsatisfied women.
Those stories are escapism for women in the same way that superhero comics with their fantasies of exaggerated physical prowess and perfection are escapism for males. Women just tend to like some romance with their tales of heroic action.