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12th Feb '17 5:02:44 AM Morgenthaler
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* On ''GuidingLight'', Olivia decides Natalia's faith and happiness would suffer if they ever got together, so she decides to talk her into marrying the good man Frank. Much angst was caused.

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* On ''GuidingLight'', ''Series/GuidingLight'', Olivia decides Natalia's faith and happiness would suffer if they ever got together, so she decides to talk her into marrying the good man Frank. Much angst was caused.
4th Feb '17 5:43:22 AM Sharlee
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* Early in ''Literature/{{Frankenstein}}'', one of Walton's letters to his sister recounts how his ship's master had been a wealthy man engaged to wed a young Russian woman. When she tearfully begged he ''not'' marry her, insisting she loved a poor man whom her father had forbidden her to see, the ship-master not only released her from their ArrangedMarriage, but he gave the farm he'd intended for their new home to the man she ''did'' love, along with enough money to satisfy her father's standards.
29th Jan '17 8:50:36 AM MadAnthony94
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* ''Theatre/Hamilton'': Angelica Schuyler has this platonically for her sister Eliza. Trapped in a loveless marriage, it's implied that she's considered an affair with Hamilton, but he's married to Eliza and Angelica would never hurt her like that.
18th Jan '17 8:53:02 AM lipranzer
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* In ''Film/HailTheConqueringHero'', Woodrow has been turned down for the Marines because of his hay fever, and being ashamed of this (for a number of reasons), writes letters to his mother, where he lies and says he's in combat. He also lies to his girlfriend Libby, writing her that he's found another girl, and she should feel free to move on. When he comes back home, he's upset about having to keep up the pretense of being a war hero, but he's overjoyed when he finds out Libby is engaged to another man, because it means she'll never know Woodrow's a fraud. Subverted in that Libby doesn't take the fact Woodrow's happy about her engagement very well, because she still loves Woodrow.
16th Jan '17 3:28:08 PM DaibhidC
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* In Frank Miller's adaptation of ''Film/Robocop2'', Robocop finally accepts reprogramming when he meets his re-married and pregnant wife Ellen. Robocop annuls his marriage and accepts that he is a machine and not Alex Murphy.

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* In Frank Miller's Alan Grant's adaptation of Creator/FrankMiller's ''Film/Robocop2'', Robocop finally accepts reprogramming when he meets his re-married and pregnant wife Ellen. Robocop annuls his marriage and accepts that he is a machine and not Alex Murphy.
16th Jan '17 3:22:05 PM DaibhidC
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* In Frank Miller's adaptation of ''Film/Robocop2'', Robocop finally accepts reprogramming when he meets his re-married and pregnant wife Ellen. Robocop annuls his marriage and accepts that he is a machine and not Alex Murphy.



* In the adaptation of Frank Miller's [[Robocop 2]], Robocop finally accepts reprogramming when he meets his re-married and pregnant wife Ellen. Robocop annuls his marriage and accepts that he is a machine and not Alex Murphy.

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* In the adaptation of Frank Miller's [[Robocop 2]], Robocop finally accepts reprogramming when he meets his re-married and pregnant wife Ellen. Robocop annuls his marriage and accepts that he is a machine and not Alex Murphy.
13th Jan '17 10:41:22 PM jman313
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* In the adaptation of Frank Miller's [[Robocop 2]], Robocop finally accepts reprogramming when he meets his re-married and pregnant wife Ellen. Robocop annuls his marriage and accepts that he is a machine and not Alex Murphy.
11th Jan '17 9:34:22 PM TeraChimera
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* In ''WesternAnimation/Shrek2'', Shrek's desire to make Fiona happy drives him to the point that he is willing to let her go to be with [[PrinceCharmless Prince Charming]]. It also drives him to take a potion so that he and Fiona can live out their HappilyEverAfter in the more widely accepted human forms than the ogre forms that are hated by the rest of society.
** Also an example of parental love is with her father King Harold. He strongly opposed the marriage of Shrek and Fiona and was under threats from the Fairy Godmother to fulfill his promise that Charming and Fiona would be together in return for her turning him into a human years prior. But when he sees how much Fiona hates Charming, he decides to go back on his promise and not let her be miserable.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/Shrek2'', Shrek's desire to make Fiona happy drives him to the point that he is willing to let her go to be with [[PrinceCharmless Prince Charming]]. It also drives him to take a potion so that he and Fiona can live out their HappilyEverAfter in the more widely accepted human forms than the ogre forms that are hated by the rest of society.
society, even though he very much prefers being an ogre.
-->'''Donkey:''' But you ''love'' being an ogre!\\
'''Shrek:''' I know! But I love Fiona more.
** Also an example of parental love is with her father King Harold. He strongly opposed the marriage of Shrek and Fiona and was under threats from the Fairy Godmother to fulfill his promise that Charming and Fiona would be together in return for her turning him into a human years prior. But when he sees how much Fiona hates Charming, he decides to go back on his promise and not let her be miserable. miserable.
** A smaller example comes in the climax. When [[WhenTheClockStrikesTwelve midnight comes and the potion is about to wear off, turning Shrek and Fiona back into ogres]], Fiona turns down the kiss that would make it permanent, letting Shrek be happy as an ogre.
1st Jan '17 1:48:46 PM Michael
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* In ''Cursed'' by [[http://www.jetdogs.com/ Jet Dogs Studios]], you eventually discover that [[spoiler: your husband from a long distant past life loved you enough to sell his soul to get you back. When confronted by the demon that both he and your current fiancee have signed a pact with for your sake, you are suddenly interrupted as your long-past husband attacks the demon while yelling at you to run and undo his mistake.]]
27th Dec '16 9:45:25 AM OlmoJV
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* ''FanFic/TheVow'': When [[spoiler:Lord Shen is [[AndNowYouMustMarryMe forcing Lady Lianne to marry him]], he's suddenly hit with [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone massive compunctions]] when she tells him that she'd have accepted him if he had simply proposed. Realizing that he'd rather see Lianne happy than chained to him on the dark road [[IveComeTooFar he doesn't believe he can step away from]], Shen releases her when it's her turn to say the marriage vows. Lianne obliges when Shen tells her to leave, but [[CrowiningMomentOfHeartwarming not before she finalizes their marriage by her own will]]]].

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* ''FanFic/TheVow'': When [[spoiler:Lord Shen is [[AndNowYouMustMarryMe forcing Lady Lianne to marry him]], he's suddenly hit with [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone massive compunctions]] when she tells him that she'd have accepted him if he had simply proposed. Realizing that he'd rather see Lianne happy than chained to him on the dark road [[IveComeTooFar he doesn't believe he can step away from]], Shen releases her when it's her turn to say the marriage vows. Lianne obliges when Shen tells her to leave, but [[CrowiningMomentOfHeartwarming [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming not before she finalizes their marriage by her own will]]]].
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