Jacqueline Kennedy letters to priest Josephn Leonard “I knew JFK would cheat”

Jacqueline Kennedy in March 1962. “That world can be very glamorous from the outside — but if you’re in it, and you’re lonely, it could be a Hell,” she wrote years earlier of the glamorous lifestyle she aspired to and would one day live.
Jacqueline Kennedy in March 1962. “That world can be very glamorous from the outside — but if you’re in it, and you’re lonely, it could be a Hell,” she wrote years earlier of the glamorous lifestyle she aspired to and would one day live.
Jackie Onasis Knew John F. Kennedy Would be Adulterer

Dublin, Ireland – Letters written by Jacqueline Bouvier (soon-to-be wife of John F. Kennedy) have surfaced. They were handwritten and sent to Irish priest and Vincentian reverend Joseph Leonard. Why exactly would the New York native correspond with a priest on the other side of the Atlantic is a good question, but she did and in those letters she discussed very personal matters.

One of the key things she discussed is that her boyfriend and US Senator John F. Kennedy would be an adulterer. She described his naked ambition as being akin to the fictional character Macbeth and that it would lead to him engage in sexual relationships with other women. The real question here is: why in the world would she sign up for that kind of relationship where his ambition and peccadillos would obviously trump his relationship to her? Was the money really that good?

One answer may rest in the fact that she saw parallels between her boyfriend and her own father John Vernou Bouvier. Even at her relatively young age, she referred to her serial adulterer father as “Black Jack”. Anyone familiar with Jackie’s own description of her husband John F. Kennedy would know that she similarly gave him the same dubious nickname. In some respects, one might consider all of this to be an example of what some folks call a family curse.

In her letters, she said that John F. Kennedy was of the same mindset of her father regarding women. He enjoyed pursuing the woman, but would soon become disinterested once he had captivated their heart and enjoyed their intimate affections. He would then need the adrenalin rush of a new conquest to experience virility and confirmation of attractiveness. She even acknowledged how her father’s affairs deeply wounded her mother. Having seen all of this, one must once again ask why she signed up for a douse of the same.

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Jacqueline Kennedy letters to priest Josephn Leonard I knew JFK cheat
http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/05/13/jacqueline-kennedy-letters-reveal-her-early-ambition-and-anger-following-jfk-assassination/

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