An Oprah Show Guest Says Good Boyfriends Are Boring

Aired on 01/20/1989 | CC tv-14
Everyone knows someone who is attracted to bad boys. In 1989, author Joy Davidson, whose book The Drama of It All identified three different types of so-called "drama queens," stopped by the Oprah Show to help diagnose a few women who seem to magnetize conflict.

Sue Reeder, a woman who often gets unhealthily involved in other people's lives (according to her best friend), told Joy she doesn't like dating nice guys. "He's boring. It's no fun. It's not exciting," Sue says. Find out why Sue prefers the guy who doesn't call—and what her mother thinks about that.

Original airdate: January 20, 1989