holdingoutforjacob wrote:this is an interesting question.
i think that when it comes to LOVE he's certainly 17, but when it comes to emotions and such he claims to be so much "older" than everyone else, at least that's how he come off.
holdingoutforjacob wrote:that just gave me a lightbulb moment. i have often accused edward of being a control freak about bella. but now that i think about it, he's a control freak about bella's safety, not her person. i think that's an important difference. i think it lends some insight into the situation at the beginning of eclipse - in his eyes, to have bella be with jacob would be to give over his control over her safety, just as it would be to have sex with her. that's why he reacted so irrationally and wrongly.
navarre wrote:Edward is just truly a beautiful man to me. He really shines as each book progresses. After that horrid movie, I had to go back to my books and then read the manuscript to "The Book that Shall Not Be Named" to get my Edward fix and remove the 'sludge'.
twilight813 wrote:i think Edward is much more mature as far as relationships go at 17. First of all 17 yr old boys want sex all the time, Edward doesnt. And he doesnt even give into Tanya. Second of all he treats Bella with respect, yes hes overprotecctive but that doesnt make it immature. I would trade my 26 year old boyfriend with a 17 yr old Edward right now. trust me
Stupidshinyvolvowner wrote:I think the fact that Edward is 107 yes looks 17 is the reason why women of all ages are falling all over themselves for him
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