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Breaking Society’s Chains

"Breaking Society's Chains" is a love story set in New York, exploring the challenges of overcoming societal norms and expectations to pursue true happiness.

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Last updated: September 10, 2023

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Gabriel Knightwood

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In the heart of the bustling city of New York, Olivia was content with her life. As a graphic designer, she was able to express her creativity and be independent all at once. Her days would be filled with work, meeting friends, and going home to her cozy apartment in Brooklyn. She did not feel the need to date anyone, since her life was perfect just the way it was.

However, life had other plans for her. One day, as she was rushing to meet a client, she bumped into a man who was being chased by paparazzi. She helped him escape, and once the chaos had died down, he introduced himself as Jackson, the CEO of a successful company.

They started talking, and Olivia found that she was drawn to him like a magnet. Jackson, too, was fascinated by her wit and intelligence, and he asked her out to dinner. As they sat across from each other in a high-end restaurant, they talked about everything under the sun, and it was as if the rest of the world had ceased to exist.

After that night, they kept seeing each other, and the bond between them grew stronger every day. However, their vastly different backgrounds caused a lot of tension. Olivia's parents, for instance, refused to accept the fact that their daughter was seeing a man who was so high up in society. They wanted her to settle down with someone from within their own community.

On the other hand, Jackson's board members were constantly keeping an eye on his every move. They did not like the fact that he was seeing someone who was not part of their social circle. They threatened to fire him if he did not maintain his image as a flawless and polished businessman.

Despite all these challenges, Olivia and Jackson refused to give up on each other. They knew that their love was worth fighting for, no matter how unconventional it may seem. With the help of their friends, they came up with a plan to convince their respective families and society that their relationship was valid.

Eventually, their efforts paid off. Olivia's parents realized that their daughter was happy, and they could not be any prouder. Meanwhile, Jackson's board members respected his decisions, and they valued his hard work over his personal life.

In the end, they found each other, and they knew that they could withstand anything that life threw their way. As they sat on the rooftop of Olivia's apartment building, they held hands and looked up at the stars. They whispered promises to each other, and they both knew that for as long as they had each other, nothing else mattered.

Full of passion, heartbreak, and unexpected twists, Olivia and Jackson's story was one for the ages. They endured the trials that came with differing societal expectations, but they emerged stronger and more in love than ever before. In Judith McNaught's latest romance novel, readers will be transfixed by the unconventional relationship and the journey of two people as they learn to deal with the pressures of social expectations.