‘500 Days of Summer’ (Summer): “You don’t believe a woman could enjoy being free and independent?”

Monologue from 500 Days of Summer

'500 Days of Summer' by Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber


From: Movie
Type: Dramedy

Character: Summer Finn
Gender: Female
Age Range: 20's

Summary: Summer doesn't want a relationship

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SUMMER: You don’t believe a woman could enjoy being free and independent? No, I’m not a lesbian. I’m just not comfortable being somebody’s “girlfriend.” I don’t want to be anybody’s anything, you know?

It sounds selfish, I know, but… I just like being on my own. Relationships are messy and feelings get hurt. Who needs all that? We’re young. We’re in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. I say, let’s have as much fun as we can have and leave the serious stuff for later.

*culled

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