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Connie and her Love Life

I'm surprised by the sheer number of strips which weren't in collections.  If you like clicking links, here's a look at some of Connie's relationship storylines, including a lot which haven't been in the books.

21 Sept 1979: John has reservations about Elly going to night classes with Connie (anyone know what these night classes were?)

14 Jan 1980: Connie confesses that she is jealous of Elly (or at least of the family life Elly presents to the world)

20 Feb 1980: Connie explains that she uses Lawrence as bait when she's trying to meet men

19 Mar 1980: John, Elly and Connie go to a restaurant and Connie makes an absolute ass of herself

23 Mar 1980: Connie checks out someone's measurements in a magazine

4 June 1980: John and Elly discuss how Connie was willing to change everything about herself to keep a husband

4 July 1980: Connie is (probably) joking about hiring a billboard to advertise for a man

7 July 1980: Connie prefers a weird relationship to being single

28 Oct 1980: Elly confesses to Connie that she worked for John for free

7 Jan 1981: Connie is willing to compromise just to be with Phil

23 Feb 1981: Connie never learns
24 Feb 1981: After having been brushed off by Phil in Montreal, Connie decides to have a makeover instead of returning to her son with his broken leg
26 Feb 1981: Lawrence doesn't recognize the new improved Connie
27 Feb 1981: Connie apologizes (sort of) to Lawrence for not coming home sooner and he lets her get away with it
28 Feb 1981: Elly checks out new improved Connie
14 Mar 1981: Elly foolishly gives Connie hope for a relationship with Phil

29 June 1981: Connie still thinks about Phil
30 June 1981: Connie still thinks about Phil

8 Aug 1981: Connie wants to know why Elly never introduced her to Ted earlier
13 Aug 1981: Connie describes her very strange views of feminism
9 Sep 1981: Connie is willing to compromise just to be with Ted
12 Sep 1981: Elly and John discuss Connie and Ted, and admit they don't know much about how their own relationship appears to outsiders

16 Oct 1981: Elly has to tell Connie that her relentless pursuit of men might be upsetting Lawrence (gee, you think?)
17 Oct 1981: Connie tells Lawrence something she should have said years earlier (too little, too late)

11 Nov 1981 (Remembrance Day): Now that Lawrence has been appeased, Connie can go back to hoping for a husband
12 Nov 1981: Connie is desperate to get married; love isn't really the issue

8 Mar 1982: Ted has dumped Connie
9 Mar 1982: Connie doesn't realize that Ted just liked the speed with which she'd tumble into bed
10 Mar 1982: Connie doesn't want an honest assessment

21 Apr 1982: Connie thinks she might get another chance with Phil

6 May 1982: Phil picks up Connie
8 May 1982: Phil declares his intentions
13 May 1982: Apparently Phil and Connie are about to get serious
25 May 1982: Connie likes yelling at Ted

7 Jul 1982: Ah, the romance of Phil and Connie
8 Jul 1982: Phil begins to reconsider if this hassle is really worth it
9 Jul 1982: The point at which Phil gives up on Connie

8 Apr 1983: The importance of changing your man to suit you
9 Apr 1983: John finds a silver lining

4 Mar 1984: Connie's behaviour is the talk of Milborough

10 Apr 1984: Connie also believes that marriage and motherhood are what every woman needs

23 Jul 1984: We find out from Georgia just how important Connie was to Phil (maybe he was too embarrassed to mention it)
29 Jul 1984: Connie is still trying to get Ted to propose

1 Aug 1985: Connie has had enough of the men in Milborough
3 Aug 1985: Connie's priority has never been Lawrence

26 Dec 1985: Connie returns for a visit
31 Dec 1985: Connie and Ted are finally through
4 Jan 1986: We learn that, in the past few months, Connie has already met Greg - and that Greg likes Lawrence
18 Jan 1986: Ted's reaction to Connie's return is to marry Irene

3 Jan 1987: Connie's proposal
13 Jan 1987: Connie tells Elly how to tell if a man is right for her
14 Jan 1987: Greg is happy to be Lawrence's stepfather

26 Aug 1987: Now Connie is the expert in love and relationships and Elly is lost

18 Sep 1990: Connie reveals a lot about herself

26 Mar 1999: It's fun to manipulate people!

31 Jul 1999: Connie has told Lawrence that his real father was a cad, but it was still romantic
28 Oct 1999: Pablo and Connie's relationship was built on fantasy


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