Alex is one of the sweetest fictional characters so far. hahaha. He supports Rosie when she suddenly got Katie and never forget, both of them were stupid. Yes. They were stupid to let all the years pass by without realizing it that it would great if they were together.
Maybe, this childhood friendship made them blind and vague of their own feeling and each of them gets lost in their life. They stumbled upon in their relationship journey but it was never too late for them to admit their feeling. After all the years, they finally understand themselves and get together.
Alex is a good man. Rosie was always rocks being a young mother to Katie. She might bang with some other loser which is Greg but hey, she was brave enough to take care of Katie even everyone around her was busy settling themselves in college. Fortunately, she got her family by her side to take care of Katie which we did not see in our society especially in Malaysia.
We have tons of dumped baby cases. We know committing zina is forbidden but by dumping baby was cannot to cover it. Poor little babies. Major factors in why this is happening, most of the mother (young teenagers actually) scared of their parents, scared of this society's perception and prejudice, scared of their future is nobody will support them. This happens because no one was beside them! Imagine if their parents support them along the pregnancy, dumping babies will be ceased to existence.
The movie was good to show how you can raise a child without having to dump baby. Please, even so we do have adoption system where there are a lot of people who hope to have kids and baby hatch. Just don't kill them. We do not afford to hold anymore guilty and regretful, dears.
Guess it is so off topic.
Alex knows he loves Rosie all the long exactly since Rosie's 18th birthday. But people never get to know their own feeling or they were afraid to admit it. But it never stops Alex from taking care of Rosie.
This below excerpt was my favourite from the novel version.
"He is the luckiest man in the world to have you, Rosie, but he doesn’t deserve you and you deserve far better. You deserve someone who loves you with every single beat of his heart, someone who thinks about you constantly, someone who spends every minute of every day just wondering what you’re doing, where you are, who you’re with, and if you’re OK. You need someone who can help you reach your dreams and who can protect you from your fears. You need someone who will treat you with respect, love every part of you, especially your flaws. You should be with someone who can make you happy, really happy, dancing on air happy. Someone who should have taken the chance to be with you years ago instead of getting scared and being too afraid to try. I am not scared anymore Rosie. I am not afraid to try."
And how could I not love Alex?
p/s: this post was totally a screw-up-grammar because Grammarly was not a mobile friendly! And it comes straight out from the heart.