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Ginny may be a loving parent. There is nothing to suggest that she would be a harsh mother or anything. But she would be strict, I thought. In the Books at least, she does not react favourably to being disagreed with. That's the opinion I got. So I presumed she would be the same when she got married and the same to her kids. Though she may have changed and I'll admit, I don't know.
I think Ginny is feisty, but she does have a warm heart, from what I've interpreted. She shows compassion and empathy several times throughout the series such as when she did the following: consoled Harry in OotP after SWM, seemed upset in CoS (or was that simply because she was hoodwinked by Voldemort?), and her willingness to stand up for Luna. Maybe I'm the only one, but those instances made me think she's a pretty loving person.

Even though Ginny is loving, I don't think she'd be a pushover when it came to disciplining her kids. She seemed very straight forward in HBP when she was irritated. Harry does lose his temper depending on the situation, but he's not usually the type to reprimand people quickly like Ginny was. Ron said some pretty immature things, IMO, in HBP, but it was Ginny who usually voiced her opinion first instead of Harry.


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Ginny may be a loving parent. There is nothing to suggest that she would be a harsh mother or anything. But she would be strict, I thought. In the Books at least, she does not react favourably to being disagreed with. That's the opinion I got. So I presumed she would be the same when she got married and the same to her kids. Though she may have changed and I'll admit, I don't know.

With Harry on the other hand, I believed he would be very loving simply because his kids represent what he has been yearning for all his life. A family. And by nature he is more sympathetic and understanding, I felt.
Hm, wow, I totally got the opposite impression on Ginny--the way she acted around people....I guess the word would be 'weaker' than herself seemed to show that she has uttmost patience and kindness with children, those younger than her or in her care. I guess we have to remember that everyone we know and everyone we see her interacting with is older than her and 90% if them (accounting for her brothers and mother) are constantly trying to control her every move and pry her into their own mold--she gets offended and angry with them cause they're being strict with her and the one thing that Ginny prides in is her independence. She doesn't take kindly to being stuffed into her the mold her brothers or her mother try to keep her in. It's not their fault either, it's the norm usually for the youngest child, especially a girl in a family of big, protective boys, to have the family trying to keep young and innocent well after it's no longer their duty to do so.

But anyway, whenever we see Ginny with just her peers or her friends or those younger than her--she takes on a very motherly role and in a completely un-strict/Mollyish way.

She's never controlling or anything with her friends like Luna or Neville, she's kind and she stands up for them and is easy-going and carefree when with them because they're her friends and they let her be.

With those younger than her we don't see a whole lot of scenes but I never got the impression that she was particularly annoyed by them or mean or strict with them like Ron, Hermione and Harry all were on numerous occasions (Harry sometimes shoving them around wilst 'moody', Hermione bossing them around rather unsentively and Ron being rude, bossy and mean with no regrets ). In HBP we see her interacting with the quidditch team and she's kind and sensitive to Peaks and Coote, the youngest I believe on the team, and she comforts Demelza who I think is also younger than her.

The best example in my mind of Ginny as a mother is Deathly Hallows:

"Someone else was moving not far away, stooping over another prone figure on the ground. [Harry] was feet away from her when he realized it was Ginny.

He stopped in his tracks. She was crouching over a girl who was whispering for her mother.

'It's all right,' Ginny was saying. 'It's okay. We're going to get you inside.'

'But I want to go homes,' whispered the girl. "I don't want to fight anymore!'

'I know,' said Ginny, and her voice broke. 'It's going to be all right.'

Ripples of cold undulated over Harry's skin. He wanted to shout out to the night, he wanted Ginny to know that he was there, he wanted her to know where he was going. He wanted to be stopped, to be dragged back, to be sent home...

...Ginny was kneeling beside the injured girl now, holding her hand. With a huge effort Harry forced himself on."


Here Ginny is helping a little girl after the battle, well right before the final battle, and you see what she's like outside of the confining, weedling influences of her pushy brothers--she's totally compassionate and loving with kids and people who need compassion and love. She hushes words of comfort and soothing to the litttle girl, helps her up, holds her hand and leads her back to the castle--this is all after her brother has been killed, her family is all jumbled about a castle cleaning up the ruins of Hogwarts and the slews of dead and injured people who were her peers, after her love has gone missing (and I think that by her look as Harry walks by as though she sensed something that she must have had it weighing in the back of her mind that she knew Harry would give himself up). She's doesn't strike me as pushy or strict at all, just in my opinion.

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I think Ginny is feisty, but she does have a warm heart, from what I've interpreted. She shows compassion and empathy several times throughout the series such as when she did the following: consoled Harry in OotP after SWM, seemed upset in CoS (or was that simply because she was hoodwinked by Voldemort?), and her willingness to stand up for Luna. Maybe I'm the only one, but those instances made me think she's a pretty loving person.

Even though Ginny is loving, I don't think she'd be a pushover when it came to disciplining her kids. She seemed very straight forward in HBP when she was irritated. Harry does lose his temper depending on the situation, but he's not usually the type to reprimand people quickly like Ginny was. Ron said some pretty immature things, IMO, in HBP, but it was Ginny who usually voiced her opinion first instead of Harry.
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With Harry on the other hand, I believed he would be very loving simply because his kids represent what he has been yearning for all his life. A family. And by nature he is more sympathetic and understanding, I felt.
I don't really agree with you on the Ginny part but Ii really do agree here. I sense that Harry would be especially close to his children just because they'd be the first real blood family he's had in a long, long time. I'd expect him to be more attached to them than Ginny just because of this. However, Ginny seems like such a caring soul that it's hard to imagine her much less loving than Harry would be. Given Harry's probable obsession with his family I guess I can forgive him for naming all the children and especially for naming Albus Severus.

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1. Prior to Harry rescuing Ginny from the Chamber of Secrets, how do you think Harry and Ginny viewed each other?
I'd like to answer that in two parts.
  • Prior to Harry's arrival at the Burrow they didn't really know each other; to be frank I can't even recall if Harry would have known Ginny's name (though I think he might have overheard one of the twins talking to her in PS). So Harry would have known she was Ron's sister but little more. As for Ginny she, like Harry, wouldn't have known much of him beyond the public stories aside from what, if any, communication that her brothers would have had with her.
  • This would have changed when the twins and Ron bought Harry to the Burrow. Over the time he was there Harry saw an atypical shy and awkward Ginny who was really overwhelmed by his celebrity status. While Harry may have found this annoying his reactions were both sympathetic and considerate. As Ginny became more accustomed to having Harry around she had moments of being herself such as when she confronted Draco in the book store but she remained shy around Harry.

2. What was the relationship between Harry and Ginny like between the incident in the Chamber of Secrets and the time they started dating other people during Harry's fifth year?
I'd have to say more of the same. Harry remained courteous and considerate toward her and seemed to have begun developing a genuine friendship which was seen by minor shared moments. Still being in separate years meant they would have had very little contact for most of the time and I'm sure that Harry wouldn't have given her much thought for the most part.

As for Ginny her rescue from the chamber would have only reinforced Harry's hero status with her and being the type of outgoing person she is she would have been even more embarrassed than ever to have been seen by him in such a compromising position so at odds with how she would have generally seen herself. This, to a point, would have delayed further her being herself around Harry which, in turn, prevented any more serious attachment from developing.

3. Starting in Harry's fifth year, Harry and Ginny start dating other people. Do you think they helped their own relationship form by dating other people? Did they both harbor feelings towards each other during this time?
I suspect that Harry had some subconscious feelings toward her fairly early on though he very likely didn't even realise it. The way Ginny has been seen by him through the books has always been described in positive terms even when he had eyes for others (meaning Cho). Ginny, on the other hand, said herself that she never gave up on him but after some good advice from Hermione made the decision to stop waiting around and get on with her own life. In doing so she was able to see Harry as a friend and was able to more naturally interact with him, something Harry himself noticed in OOTP. This was also the book where it became obvious that Ginny had his measure and was able to match him.

It was in OOTP, particularly the 'Lucky You' and the library chocolate scenes that I personally saw the potential for them to get together as a couple though I wasn't at all sure at the time if Jo was going to head that way.

4. How did their relationship evolve from the time they started dating each other in Harry's sixth year until the end of the Battle of Hogwarts?
For those who complain that the relationship was fast I'd like to disagree. They've had five years to get to know each other as friends, not as closely as Ron and Hermione but well enough so that they could understand each other quite well. Add to that they have both had to grow up fast having suffered unspeakable trauma at the hands of Voldemort.

Once again there have been suggestions made that Ginny's ordeal was somewhat minor compared to what Harry had been through but again I disagree. While Harry's suffering has been prolonged it has also had gaps. What Ginny went through to me was a much more sustained and personal violation that was every bit as horrific.

5. What qualities do Harry and Ginny have that brought them together? How does their relationship work?
I think they're both tough, confident and in the context of the books old for their years. They're also well matched in that Ginny seems to instinctively know what works and doesn't when dealing with him and from Harry's side of the fence he's more likely to listen to Ginny than just about anyone.

All in all a relationship of equals. In that respect I was more than a little surprised that we got to see little of Ginny in Deathly Hallows as I felt Jo had set her up as having, if not a crucial role, at least a significant on page one.

6. We see in the epilogue that Harry and Ginny have married and have three children. How do you think their relationship evolved between the Battle of Hogwarts and the epilogue?
Actually I suspect it would have been initially quite tentative. Not only had Ginny lost a brother but she had gone through nearly a full year without knowing what was happening with Harry. Overall I think they would have had a slow renewal with some hurdles.

7. What kind of parents do you think Harry and Ginny would be?
Personally I think they'd both be relaxed and easygoing for the most part. I doubt, after his childhood, that Harry would be too authoritarian and despite Molly's somewhat heavy handed parenting I doubt that Ginny, as a mother, would have anything like the pressures on her that her mother did.

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Am I the only one who believes that Ginny may have a mischievous streak as a parent? She had it as a teen, and I feel like she might not give it up. She may be strict but fun-loving. And Harry may be the same - they seem the type of parents who'd balance it out nicely. They may even trade off the "good-cop / bad-cop" roles. With a child like James Sirius Potter appears to be, they may need to for their own sanity .
I pretty much agree with that.

For those who are suggesting Ginny may be a strict mother because Molly was you might consider this too. Molly had her first child at the height of the first war and it effectively ended almost to the day that Ginny was born. In that respect Molly was probably as strict as she was more from concern for her childrens' safety in what were perilous times than any other reason. Of course we see from the first book her youngest son is right in the thick of the action and this is followed, in COS, by her daughter being placed immediately in mortal danger.

Is it any wonder that Molly is the way she is then? What kind of a mother do you think she's have been like had there not been these dangers. I suspect that Ginny, without the pressures that Molly was under, would be a very different kettle of fish but that underneath they'd be very similar women.


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But anyway, whenever we see Ginny with just her peers or her friends or those younger than her--she takes on a very motherly role and in a completely un-strict/Mollyish way.

She's never controlling or anything with her friends like Luna or Neville, she's kind and she stands up for them and is easy-going and carefree when with them because they're her friends and they let her be.
I think a lot of it has to do with the temperament of their kids. Luna, or Neville never challenge Ginny, so we don't know how she would have handled it if they had.

If their children got the Weasley temper and Potter view of flexible authority then they are going to be a handful. (A wonderful handful of treasure to be sure, but a handful none the less.)

Ginny was raised in a house that had discipline but one that was also filled to the rafters with love. I see her following that model. I don't think she would have a hard time disciplining their children. I don't for see any useless rules in the Potter house, and so the rules they do have I think she would probably think need to be followed, and I can she her being strict about them. She might give them a good tongue lashing from time to time but I don't think she would be oppressive by any means. Of course it depends on what you think of as strict. I see her as being Molly level of strict, not Umbridge. And like Molly don't think being strict comes at the price of being loving.

Harry on the other hand was raised in a house full of discipline but utterly lacking in love. I think he would have a very hard time being disciplinary to his children, and feeling guilty about when he does. I can see him making progress as he gets more experienced as a parent; more used to the idea that discipline doesn't equal hate, or neglect. But I think of the parents Harry would be the softer touch.

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The best example in my mind of Ginny as a mother is Deathly Hallows:

"Someone else was moving not far away, stooping over another prone figure on the ground. [Harry] was feet away from her when he realized it was Ginny.

He stopped in his tracks. She was crouching over a girl who was whispering for her mother.

'It's all right,' Ginny was saying. 'It's okay. We're going to get you inside.'

'But I want to go homes,' whispered the girl. "I don't want to fight anymore!'

'I know,' said Ginny, and her voice broke. 'It's going to be all right.'

Ripples of cold undulated over Harry's skin. He wanted to shout out to the night, he wanted Ginny to know that he was there, he wanted her to know where he was going. He wanted to be stopped, to be dragged back, to be sent home...

...Ginny was kneeling beside the injured girl now, holding her hand. With a huge effort Harry forced himself on."


Here Ginny is helping a little girl after the battle, well right before the final battle, and you see what she's like outside of the confining, weedling influences of her pushy brothers--she's totally compassionate and loving with kids and people who need compassion and love. She hushes words of comfort and soothing to the litttle girl, helps her up, holds her hand and leads her back to the castle--this is all after her brother has been killed, her family is all jumbled about a castle cleaning up the ruins of Hogwarts and the slews of dead and injured people who were her peers, after her love has gone missing (and I think that by her look as Harry walks by as though she sensed something that she must have had it weighing in the back of her mind that she knew Harry would give himself up). She's doesn't strike me as pushy or strict at all, just in my opinion.
I can see Molly doing the same thing. Some one can be kind, and strict; one does not have to come at the cost of the other. I think that is a lesson Ginny probably learned well growing up as Molly’s daughter.


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Harry and Ginny's relationship is a little too boring. The hero falls in love with the beautiful, sassy girl. ALL THE TIME. And the two sidekicks fall in love together. Sounds familiar? GRR...


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Perhaps "strict" is the wrong word. I do think, though, that of the two, Ginny would likely be the disciplinarian. That's the vague impression the epilogue gives, anyway:

'I won't! I won't be in Slytherin!'
'James, give it a rest!' said Ginny.
'I only said he might be,' said James, grinning at his younger brother. 'There's nothing wrong with that. He might be in Slyth-'
But James caught his mother's eye and fell silent.

OK, it isn't much at all to go on, but I suppose it's all we have. I don't think Ginny would be quite as strict and bossy as her mother, but I do think she inherited some of her temperament from her.

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The best example in my mind of Ginny as a mother is Deathly Hallows:

"Someone else was moving not far away, stooping over another prone figure on the ground. [Harry] was feet away from her when he realized it was Ginny.

He stopped in his tracks. She was crouching over a girl who was whispering for her mother.

'It's all right,' Ginny was saying. 'It's okay. We're going to get you inside.'

'But I want to go homes,' whispered the girl. "I don't want to fight anymore!'

'I know,' said Ginny, and her voice broke. 'It's going to be all right.'

Ripples of cold undulated over Harry's skin. He wanted to shout out to the night, he wanted Ginny to know that he was there, he wanted her to know where he was going. He wanted to be stopped, to be dragged back, to be sent home...

...Ginny was kneeling beside the injured girl now, holding her hand. With a huge effort Harry forced himself on."
Ah yes - love that scene. That's a different kind of bravery entirely. It's one thing to fight in a battle; it's another to comfort a complete stranger minutes after your brother has died.


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I don't think Ginny would be quite as strict and bossy as her mother, but I do think she inherited some of her temperament from her.
I agree. As I said earlier, there can be no denying of Ginny's temper. It is there and what's wrong with that? She is also has very fun, mischievous side, which Molly was very hesitant to venture to.
My take is that she'll have a balance of both sides as a parent.
Putting her foot down when she has to, and playing around when she need to, as well. I have no doubt she'll be a cool mom.

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Ginny was raised in a house that had discipline but one that was also filled to the rafters with love.

I see her following that model. I can see Molly doing the same thing. Some one can be kind, and strict; one does not have to come at the cost of the other. I think that is a lesson Ginny probably learned well growing up as Molly’s daughter.
That's my think exactly, she can be both things. I agree. Balance is the key. I think she'll have it.

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Am I the only one who believes that Ginny may have a mischievous streak as a parent? She had it as a teen, and I feel like she might not give it up. She may be strict but fun-loving. And Harry may be the same - they seem the type of parents who'd balance it out nicely. They may even trade off the "good-cop / bad-cop" roles. With a child like James Sirius Potter appears to be, they may need to for their own sanity
Yes, I can see this happening also. Harry is very righteous person, as well. So he may have his streaks ... I think they'll balance each other off, though I think Harry might be slightly tempted to be more indulgent.


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1. Prior to Harry rescuing Ginny from the Chamber of Secrets, how do you think Harry and Ginny viewed each other?

For Harry I definitely think at this point he saw Ginny as Ron's little sister and nothing more. I think for Ginny this solidified her crush on Harry and possibly made her more obsessed for a while.

2. What was the relationship between Harry and Ginny like between the incident in the Chamber of Secrets and the time they started dating other people during Harry's fifth year?

I think they just acted normally. Ginny and Harry don't seem particularly close and Harry still only saw her as his best friend's little sister. As for Ginny I'm sure she would still be a little nervous around Harry, but on the whole I don't think they had much of a relationship until Ginny became more confident and dated other guys.

3. Starting in Harry's fifth year, Harry and Ginny start dating other people. Do you think they helped their own relationship form by dating other people? Did they both harbor feelings towards each other during this time?

I think it definitely helped Ginny. By dating other guys she could move on from Harry and just learn to be with other guys. I think it may have helped her gain confidence, and it most definitely got her noticed by Harry. I think that Ginny carried her feelings on, below the surface, even though she dated Michael and Dean.

As for Harry, I don't know whether he had feelings for her. I think he recognised her as a great girl and someone he enjoyed spending time with, and I think that he did have greater feelings than he even knew. It took time for him to realise these feelings in HBP. I think dating Cho definitely helped because he realised what he didn't like and didn't need in a girlfriend.

5. What qualities do Harry and Ginny have that brought them together? How does their relationship work?

I think they are both very brave, instinctive, fierce and tough. They are very equal and have quite similar characteristics and I think that helps them understand each other better. They both have a good sense of humour and enjoy similar activities. As for their relationship I think they're both equal and that they do things as a team rather than separately.

6. We see in the epilogue that Harry and Ginny have married and have three children. How do you think their relationship evolved between the Battle of Hogwarts and the epilogue?

Well, now Harry and Ginny finally had time just to be with each other. Things had been so tough for Harry before that he and Ginny hadn't spent enough time together. I think Harry would be there for Ginny as she grieved for her brother and that both would help to repair Hogwarts. I think it would be tough initially but slowly they would build a strong relationship.

7. What kind of parents do you think Harry and Ginny would be?

I can imagine them both to be very caring and nurturing towards their children. I think they'd be very fun parents and quite relaxed around their children. If it came to punishing thier children I don't think they'd be too strict. Funnily enough, I can imagine Ginny perhaps shouting very characteristically like her mother...


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I think they're just in a "Hi" "Hello" stage. The incident that happened in COS, I thought that it might deepen their relationship a bit... that Ginny has a life debt to Harry. But nothing came thru, Harry has even forgotten that Ginny was once possessed by Tom ("Lucky you scene in OOTP). But can't blame Harry coz he has a lot in his mind - like Voldermort or his cronies trying any chance they have to kill him, and he witnessing Cedrid's death. On Ginny's part, her traumatic experience (and her crush) made her seem to interact less with Harry (POA, GOF). At the time of OOTP, Ginny is already dating Michael so she's now at ease being with Harry, and when Harry-Cho relationship broke down, that's when he started noticing Ginny.


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Remeber Jerry Mcguire that phrase she likes to say to him"You complete me"
Thats how I see Harry΄s Ginny relation ship ,they complete and understand eachother perfectly!!


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5. What qualities do Harry and Ginny have that brought them together? How does their relationship work?

I love what JKR said about the two of them together as a couple.

MTV report; Open Book Tour - New YorkAnd for those who didn't, she explained. "Harry and Ginny are real soul mates," she said. "They're both very strong and very passionate. That's their connection, and they're remarkable together. Ron and Hermione, however, are drawn to each other because they balance each other out. Hermione's got the sensitivity and maturity that's been left out of Ron, and Ron loosens up Hermione a bit, gets her to have some fun. They love each other and they bicker a bit, but they enjoy bickering, so we shouldn't worry about it."


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3. Starting in Harry's fifth year, Harry and Ginny start dating other people. Do you think they helped their own relationship form by dating other people? Did they both harbor feelings towards each other during this time?


First off, I think any relationship is helped if the two people have experience dating others before they "get together". While the "true love" scenario is sweet, the reality is that experience provides contrast and context. Ginny would have deeper feelings considering what she'd seen from both Michael and Dean. This is not to say that either one of these boys were bad people, but were bad fits for Ginny. Conversely, she would see that Harry's makeup, in comparison, was ideal.

Did they still harbor feelings for each other? Hard to say. Maybe they did, but they weren't the same feelings that one would identify with a love interest, but more like friends or siblings. I don't think either would enter into a romance with someone else while harboring some deep rooted romantic interest. That's a little too nuanced for teen agers. I doubt very seriously that Ginny started dating Michael or Dean just to practice up for the main event with Harry.


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Dating other people definitely helped Harry and Ginny to be comfortable around each other and they learned a thing or two from their break ups. For Harry, he learned looks is not enough, he needs a girlfriend with a good disposition (not the weeping type), and Ginny, she doesn't need a sore loser for a boyfriend.

Did they both harbor feelings towards each other during this time?

Harry is already developing an attraction to Ginny (subconsciously ?) coz he keeps on noticing her appearance (Grimauld scene after Athur's attack). On the part of Ginny, she did say at Dumbledore's funeral that she never gave up on him, so yes, she has a boyfriend but Harry has still a special part in her heart (perhaps a teensy bit).


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Well, I'm still not a Harry/Ginny shipper. Even though it's completely being pointed out and smacked on my face. I'm still Hr/H. Sorry, guys!


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Well, I'm still not a Harry/Ginny shipper. Even though it's completely being pointed out and smacked on my face. I'm still Hr/H. Sorry, guys!
Yeah, Different strokes for different folks.

Just wondering what more info will Jo reveal about the happy family life of Harry and Ginny in her "scottish book". Or that of Ron-Hermione. What other things/stuff they enjoyed doing with their family, or during OBHWF reunions. Canon fans who believe in those two pairings will have a field day. And sorry for those who didn't get it at all.


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Just wondering what more info will Jo reveal about the happy family life of Harry and Ginny in her "scottish book". What other things/stuff they enjoyed doing with their family, or during OBHWF reunions.
I hope we get more canon about their relationship and that we get some fill-in information of what happened after the battle until the Epilogue. I expect we'll get a lot of dates: wedding, births, etc.
I always wanted to know the reaction of the Weasley family (specially Molly) when they knew about Harry and Ginny's relationship, But I'm not sure that'll be in the Scottish Book,

How do you guys think they manage their relationship after the battle?


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okay here what i think:

it seemed like harry and ginny's thing came really suddenly...like through the whole series it seemed he never thought of her that way or even never took much notice of her....but its like he just started noticing her a few chapters before thier kiss...it seemed rather sudden to me..but i love the fact that the get together! i think they would make great parents...and they just so much like harry's parent...ginny wiht her powerful magic and lily was always mentioned to have been very powerful magic also...
so yeah it was sudden but great!!


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okay here what i think:

it seemed like harry and ginny's thing came really suddenly...like through the whole series it seemed he never thought of her that way or even never took much notice of her....but its like he just started noticing her a few chapters before thier kiss...it seemed rather sudden to me..but i love the fact that the get together! i think they would make great parents...and they just so much like harry's parent...ginny wiht her powerful magic and lily was always mentioned to have been very powerful magic also...
so yeah it was sudden but great!!

Well, Ginny did admit she was still crushing on Harry ever since book two. So it wasn't like it was sudden on her part. It was Harry who made it sudden. To him, it is like, one day she is Ron's sister, the next day she is a sultry redhead. But I guess that is Harry's hormones kicking in late.


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Well, Ginny did admit she was still crushing on Harry ever since book two. So it wasn't like it was sudden on her part. It was Harry who made it sudden. To him, it is like, one day she is Ron's sister, the next day she is a sultry redhead. But I guess that is Harry's hormones kicking in late.
i guess that could be right...
i just wish there was more courting and flirting...ya know??
harry should of had more fun with it
not saying he did...
i love what they have!!!
but do you know what im saying??


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