In defense of "Does it need saying?" An in-depth look at why it was absolutely necessary for the Doctor to refuse to say "I love you" to Rose Tyler. -- I had said a lot of the same things as this article when talking about Rose and Donna.
This really does break my heart, cause you tend to forget that the Doctor was a dad once. And then you realized that he had a wife and kids, and he destroyed Gallifrey. Doctor Who punctures your heart, people.
Violence is easy, but showing mercy is hard. do we really have to "bitch please" River? why must there be a serious divide--i enjoy both characters. i'm a bigger River fan-but still, I don't "bitch please" Rose!