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Do you think Vivian and Jimmy were friends or romantically involved? What did they have in common?

Created: 07/15/13

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Posted Jul. 15, 2013 Go to Top | Bottom | link | alert
bjm

Join Date: 10/19/12

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Vivien and Jimmy

Were they friends or romantically involved? What did they have in common?


Posted Jul. 16, 2013 Go to Top | Bottom | link | alert
christinep

Join Date: 07/16/13

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RE: Do you think Vivien and Jimmy were friends or romantically involved? What did they have in common?

I think Vivien and Jimmy saw a goodness in each other and that is what drew them to each other. They had each suffered a loss, Vivien, her family, Jimmy, his mother. That left holes in their lives. They both found ways to help others in need and to me, appeared selfless most of the time. I think eventually they would have gotten to a romantic involvement but circumstances intervened before it could happen. Both were honorable people and I don't think they would have done anything before they were unattached to Dolly or Henry.


Posted Jul. 17, 2013 Go to Top | Bottom | link | alert
Navy Mom

Join Date: 04/12/12

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RE: Do you think Vivien and Jimmy were friends or romantically involved? What did they have in common?

I think Vivien and Jimmy may have become romantically involved if there had been more time for things to develop. I think they were both caring and saw that in each other as they worked with the children and Jimmy's father.


Posted Jul. 17, 2013 Go to Top | Bottom | link | alert
mariannes

Join Date: 12/17/12

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RE: Do you think Vivien and Jimmy were friends or romantically involved? What did they have in common?

I think they had romantic feelings for each other, which is a kind of involvement.


Posted Jul. 17, 2013 Go to Top | Bottom | link | alert
sallyh

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RE: Do you think Vivien and Jimmy were friends or romantically involved? What did they have in common?

I think that Vivien and Jimmy started out as friends but grew to love each other romantically. They both had a basic kindness, love of laughter and desire for the same kind of lifestyle.


Posted Jul. 24, 2013 Go to Top | Bottom | link | alert
dianec

Join Date: 03/15/12

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RE: Do you think Vivian and Jimmy were friends or romantically involved? What did they have in common?

Even if the romantic feelings were there, I think both Jimmy and Viven would have redressed them as friendship, since both of the them respected their commitments to their respective mates. Since they are both described so alluringly, it's easy to imagine an attraction. On the other hand, they shared some of the most private aspects of their lives with each other. Certainly a very close bond, and, as others noted, possibly a great romance if time had allowed.


Posted Jul. 25, 2013 Go to Top | Bottom | link | alert
jeanniet

Join Date: 06/20/13

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RE: Do you think Vivian and Jimmy were friends or romantically involved? What did they have in common?

I think they were 2 kindred spirits. The each had suffered loss and were trying to take each day, one day at a time. They were drawn to one another, but both knew they could never be together.


Posted Jul. 25, 2013 Go to Top | Bottom | link | alert
nancyd

Join Date: 07/18/13

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RE: Do you think Vivian and Jimmy were friends or romantically involved? What did they have in common?

I agree with most of the posts that Vivian and Jimmy were drawn to each other, and under different circumstances would have become romantically involved. However, they both seemed honorable and not interested in starting a relationship before ending their respective relationships with Henry and Dolly.


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