Sharon Banitt
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H.G. Wells seems to have a pattern of other lovers. How does that affect his relationship with his wife Jane and these other women?

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Louisa Treger H.G Wells had many lovers, and his wife, Jane, accepted them without protest, though I am sure they hurt her deeply. At the same time, there was a strong unbreakable bond between him and Jane - they couldn’t do without each other.
His lovers had to accept that Jane was an unnegotiable part of the deal - some found this harder than others. But his affairs were more than a casual fling - he was always searching for someone who would make him feel complete. He called this ideal 'the other half of my androgynous self I had lost and had to find again.’ Expecting so much, he was invariably disappointed.
In short, it was a complicated situation. Everyone involved gained something, but got hurt in the process.
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