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16th Nov '17 7:56:42 PM harostar
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* After the end of the first ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'' series, Kaneki is thought to be dead, but the second series :Re reveals that [[spoiler:he is still alive, but has adopted a new persona, with no memories of his time as Kaneki. Seeing him appear happy and content in his new life, Touka decides not to try and make him remember his past, even if it means she has to live with him not remembering her]].

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* After the end of the first ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'' series, Kaneki is thought and its sequel in particular like to be dead, but the second series :Re reveals that [[spoiler:he is still alive, but has adopted a new persona, with no memories of explore this trope on multiple occasions.
** Touka and [[StalkerWithACrush Tsukiyama]] argue over whether they should take action to help Haise Sasaki regain
his time as Kaneki. Seeing memories. She wants him appear left alone, because she'd rather lose him forever than take away his chance for a happy life.
** Seidou Takizawa opts out of the LoveTriangle with Amon
and content in his new life, Touka decides not Akira, leaving immediately after he's managed to try and make him remember his past, save them both. During battle, he even if it means she has to live with him not remembering her]].draws strength from imagining watching them gaze lovingly at each other.
-->''"Smile, Mado. I'm bringing Amon home."''
16th Nov '17 5:46:01 PM AnnieLeonhardts
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* Happens briefly in ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}'' when Dmitri decides to go back to Russia without the massive monetary reward offered to him for reuniting Anastasia and her grandmother because, as he says, "princesses don't marry kitchen boys." But of course, [[spoiler: he comes back when she gets her dumb ass in danger, and she goes and makes ''her'' beloved happy by renouncing her crown and eloping with him]].

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* Happens briefly in ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}'' when Dmitri decides to go back to Russia without the massive monetary reward offered to him for reuniting Anastasia and her grandmother because, as he says, "princesses don't marry kitchen boys." But of course, [[spoiler: he comes back when she gets her dumb ass in danger, and she goes and makes ''her'' beloved happy by renouncing her crown and eloping with him]].
13th Nov '17 9:09:06 PM SSJMagus
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** Played straight in season 3 with [[spoiler:Jackie breaking up with Marco because she knows he's unhappy with life on Earth, and implicitly because she knows he'd be happier with Star]].
7th Nov '17 2:31:09 PM Nyame
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*** In Season Two, Iris finally realized that she was in love with Barry, and probably always has been. However, her acceptance of this revelation came after [[TheLostLenore Eddie's death]]. Since she was too emotionally compromised to give an honest go at another relationship, she supported Barry's relationship with Patty Spivot.
6th Nov '17 9:23:17 PM Yuihime
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* In the NSFW ''Webcomic/{{Oglaf}}'' strip "Performance Anxiety", a couple of gangly newlyweds retire to their bedroom for their first night together... and [[GiftOfTheMagiPlot each reveals that they hired a high-class prostitute to give the other a good time in their place]]. They end up watching the prostitutes have (rather wild) sex, holding hands and smiling sheepishly at each other.
3rd Nov '17 11:07:13 PM LadyNorbert
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** Averted with Kurumi, who for a long time was after Shinji, even if he had made clear he did not love her and he got married. After baby-sitting Akiko, though, she stopped hitting on him.

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** Averted with Kurumi, who for a long time was after Shinji, even if though he had made it clear he did not love her and he got married. After baby-sitting Akiko, though, she stopped hitting on him.



* In ''Fanfic/TSATheAmazingSpiderMan'' After Gwen and Peter break up due to Peter keeping secrets from her she starts dating [[spoiler: Johnny Storm of the Fantastic Four]]. which Peter accepts despite wanting to be with her because Gwen is with a guy she likes, who can be honest with her.

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* In ''Fanfic/TSATheAmazingSpiderMan'' After Gwen and Peter break up due to Peter keeping secrets from her her, she starts dating [[spoiler: Johnny Storm of the Fantastic Four]]. which Peter accepts despite wanting to be with her her, because Gwen is with a guy she likes, who can be honest with her.



* In Avengers/Hunger Games fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9800136/37/Fire-and-Lightning Fire and Lightning]]'', Peeta eventually does this by falsely telling Katniss he lied about being in love with her, so that she doesn't feel guilty pursuing a relationship with another boy.
* ''FanFic/EscapeFromTheHokagesHat''. Subverted in that Sakura just sees Naruto [[JustFriends as a friend]]. Naruto has a crush on Sakura. However after seeing Naruto bleeding, broken and dying from fulfilling his promise to bring Sasuke back, she practically BEGS him to find someone else. Her reasons being that for all the times she says she "loves" Sasuke, he ended up committing treason and abandoned her while [[HopelessSuitor Naruto]] was always there for her due to his crush and it would be unfair to Naruto for him to do so much for her while all he gets is UnrequitedLove in return.

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* In Avengers/Hunger Games the ''Avengers/Hunger Games'' fic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9800136/37/Fire-and-Lightning Fire and Lightning]]'', Peeta eventually does this by falsely telling Katniss he lied about being in love with her, so that she doesn't feel guilty pursuing a relationship with another boy.
* ''FanFic/EscapeFromTheHokagesHat''. ''FanFic/EscapeFromTheHokagesHat'': Subverted in that Sakura just sees Naruto [[JustFriends as a friend]]. Naruto has a crush on Sakura. However after seeing Naruto bleeding, broken and dying from fulfilling his promise to bring Sasuke back, she practically BEGS him to find someone else. Her reasons being that for all the times she says she "loves" Sasuke, he ended up committing treason and abandoned her while [[HopelessSuitor Naruto]] was always there for her due to his crush and it would be unfair to Naruto for him to do so much for her while all he gets is UnrequitedLove in return.



* This is subject with one ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' fankoma [[http://danbooru.donmai.us/posts/536035?tags=commenter%3AAmoriderefarfalla+order%3Acomment]], where Yukari encourages Rinnosuke to pursue a romance with Reimu, despite having a crush on him herself. The twist with this being is that, at the end, she is shown [[spoiler: to have [[MayflyDecemberRomance outlived]] [[MayflyDecemberFriendship them]]]] and her heart is shattered.
* At the end of the ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' retelling of ''Film/BramStokersDracula'', ''FanFic/{{Drakigo}}'', [[spoiler: Ron comes to accept that Kim is more in love with Shego then she is him and allows her to be with Shego. Only after making Shego swear that she'll look after Kim or else.]]
* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11173335/1/Confessions-of-an-Angel Confessions of an Angel]]'', [[Literature/HouseOfNight Erebus]]- despite being trapped in a SiblingTriangle- resolves to destroy the darkness that has corrupted his [[FallenAngel brother]] and bring him back to Nyx's side. He also acknowledges that Nyx will never love him romantically.

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* This is subject with one ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' fankoma [[http://danbooru.donmai.us/posts/536035?tags=commenter%3AAmoriderefarfalla+order%3Acomment]], where us/posts/536035?tags=commenter%3AAmoriderefarfalla+order%3Acomment fankoma]], in which Yukari encourages Rinnosuke to pursue a romance with Reimu, despite having a crush on him herself. The twist with this being is that, at the end, she is shown [[spoiler: to have [[MayflyDecemberRomance outlived]] [[MayflyDecemberFriendship them]]]] and her heart is shattered.
* At the end of the ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' retelling of ''Film/BramStokersDracula'', ''FanFic/{{Drakigo}}'', [[spoiler: Ron comes to accept that Kim is more in love with Shego then she is with him and allows her to be with Shego. Only But he only lets Kim go after making Shego swear that she'll look after Kim or else.]]
* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11173335/1/Confessions-of-an-Angel Confessions of an Angel]]'', [[Literature/HouseOfNight Erebus]]- Erebus]] - despite being trapped in a SiblingTriangle- SiblingTriangle - resolves to destroy the darkness that has corrupted his [[FallenAngel brother]] and bring him back to Nyx's side. He also acknowledges that Nyx will never love him romantically.



* Seen in ''[[Fanfic/SkyholdAcademyYearbook Skyhold Academy]]'', but not for a while because [[spoiler:Varric]] does a masterful job of hiding his feelings. Not only is he fairly sure that his LoveInterest wants someone else who (he thinks) would be better for her, but she's also extremely sick; he outright tells his confidante that as long as she's alive and happy, that's enough for him.

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* Seen in ''[[Fanfic/SkyholdAcademyYearbook Skyhold Academy]]'', a ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'' AU, but not the trope doesn't appear for a while because [[spoiler:Varric]] does a masterful job of hiding his feelings. Not only is he fairly sure that his LoveInterest wants someone else who (he thinks) would be better for her, but she's also extremely sick; he outright tells his confidante that as long as she's alive and happy, that's enough for him.



* Joaquin from ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'', really does want Maria to be happy, even if he is not the one to provide said happiness. [[spoiler:Which is probably why he gave Manolo the medal during the final battle; he cared more that Manolo survived to be with Maria than about his own safety.]]
* ''Disney/BrotherBear2'' has a FriendVsLover version, when Koda asks the spirits to turn Kenai back into a human, so he can be with Nita. [[spoiler:They turn Nita into a bear instead]].
* In ''Disney/CinderellaIIIATwistInTime'', Lady Tremaine gets Anastasia engaged to the Prince [[spoiler:by magically turning back time a year, brainwashing the Prince into thinking he danced with Anastasia at the ball, and then transfiguring her daughter into Cinderella's likeness when all of the previous fail.]] Ultimately, Anastasia realizes that no matter how much she loves the Prince and wants a man to love her, the Prince really loves Cinderella. This prompts her to defy her mother and undo all of the damage they'd done. [[spoiler:Of course, Anastasia is later rewarded when she and a baker fall in love with each other.]]

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* Joaquin from ''WesternAnimation/TheBookOfLife'', really does want Maria to be happy, even if he is not the one to provide said happiness. [[spoiler:Which [[spoiler:This is probably why he gave Manolo the medal during the final battle; he cared more that Manolo survived to be with Maria than about his own safety.]]
* ''Disney/BrotherBear2'' has a FriendVsLover version, when Koda asks the spirits to turn Kenai back into a human, so he can be with Nita. [[spoiler:They turn Nita into a bear instead]].
instead.]]
* In ''Disney/CinderellaIIIATwistInTime'', Lady Tremaine gets Anastasia engaged to the Prince [[spoiler:by magically turning back time a year, brainwashing the Prince into thinking he danced with Anastasia at the ball, and then transfiguring her daughter into Cinderella's likeness when all of the previous fail.]] Ultimately, Anastasia realizes that no matter how much she loves the Prince and wants a man to love her, the Prince really loves Cinderella. This prompts her to defy her mother and undo all of the damage they'd done. [[spoiler:Of course, [[spoiler: Anastasia is later rewarded when she and a baker fall in love with each other.love.]]



* 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, even though he very much prefers being an ogre.

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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, even though he very much prefers being an ogre.



* In ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', early on Sunny is helping Dawn in her attempts to hook up with various guys despite his obvious crush on her. Its his inability to keep doing this and a {{poisonous friend}}'s suggestion to retrieve a love potion that drives the plot of the movie.

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* In Early in ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'', early on Sunny is helping Dawn in her attempts to hook up with various guys despite his obvious crush on her. Its It's his inability to keep doing this and a {{poisonous friend}}'s suggestion to retrieve a love potion that drives the plot of the movie.



** Rick makes it quite clear that he wants Ilsa to go with Laszlo not to make her happy but because Laszlo's work fighting the Nazis is more important then they are. And her going with Laszlo will help him do his work better. But Laszlo fits, as he wants Rick to keep Ilsa safe, even if it means Rick and Ilsa go off without him. Rick says that the happiness of all three of them doesn't count:

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** Rick makes it quite clear that he wants Ilsa to go with Laszlo not to make her happy happy, but because Laszlo's work fighting the Nazis is more important then they are. And her going with Laszlo will help him do his work better. But Laszlo fits, as he wants Rick to keep Ilsa safe, even if it means Rick and Ilsa go off without him. Rick says that the happiness of all three of them doesn't count:



* The end of ''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary'' shows Ted redeem his earlier behaviour by going out of his way to ensure Mary's happiness by reuniting her with her ex-boyfriend, [[spoiler:with the twist that Mary realizes that she'd ultimately be happiest with Ted after her brother DOES NOT FREAK OUT from Ted touching his ears, which is usually his BerserkButton with anyone outside of family]]. And throughout the film he was the ''one'' person to finally realize that he wanted her to be happy ''more'' than he wanted her to be with him. Of all the men who were in "love" with her he was the only one who put her needs before his own desires.

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* The end of ''Film/TheresSomethingAboutMary'' shows Ted redeem his earlier behaviour by going out of his way to ensure Mary's happiness by reuniting her with her ex-boyfriend, [[spoiler:with the twist that Mary realizes that she'd ultimately be happiest with Ted after her brother DOES NOT FREAK OUT from Ted touching his ears, which is usually his BerserkButton with anyone outside of family]]. And throughout the film film, he was the ''one'' person to finally realize that he wanted her to be happy ''more'' than he wanted her to be with him. Of all the men who were in "love" with her her, he was the only one who put her needs before his own desires.



* In ''Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld'', Knives Chau spends the length of the movie obsessing over Scott, to the point where she dyes her hair partially blue and [[OperationJealousy starts dating Young Neil to try making Scott jealous.]] The change happens when she [[spoiler: attacks Ramona at the Chaos Theatre, not because Ramona is dating Scott, but because Ramona ''broke Scott's heart''.]] At the end, [[spoiler: when Ramona decides to leave Toronto, it seems Knives will get him back in the end. Instead, she urges him to go with Ramona, even joking that she has become too cool for him. In the alternate ending though, it appears that Scot and Knives do end up together again.]]
* Played with in ''Film/StrangeDays'': Mace is vocally dismissive of Lenny's pathetic pining for his ex-girlfriend Faith, and is quick to remind him that she doesn't love him any more and that he needs to move on. However, Mace herself is in love with Lenny and ends up reluctantly helping out with his attempts to protect (and win back) Faith because ultimately she wants him to be happy, and he so clearly isn't.

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* In ''Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld'', Knives Chau spends the length of the movie obsessing over Scott, to the point where she dyes her hair partially blue and [[OperationJealousy starts dating Young Neil to try making Scott jealous.]] The change happens when she [[spoiler: attacks Ramona at the Chaos Theatre, Theatre - not because Ramona is dating Scott, but because Ramona ''broke Scott's heart''.]] At the end, [[spoiler: when Ramona decides to leave Toronto, it seems Knives will get him back in the end. Instead, she urges him to go with Ramona, even joking that she has become too cool for him. In the alternate ending though, it appears that Scot and Knives do end up together again.]]
* Played with in ''Film/StrangeDays'': Mace is vocally dismissive of Lenny's pathetic pining for his ex-girlfriend Faith, and is quick to remind him that she doesn't love him any more anymore and that he needs to move on. However, Mace herself is in love with Lenny and ends up reluctantly helping out with his attempts to protect (and win back) Faith because ultimately she wants him to be happy, and he so clearly isn't.



* In ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' Aragorn encourages Arwen to go to the Undying Lands, claiming that they can't be together because he is mortal and she is an elf and eventually, they will part in death. Keep in mind that humans and elves have a different afterlife. Even in death, they will not be together. But [[spoiler: in the end, Arwen chose to live as a mortal, meaning that when she dies, she will go to the human afterlife.]]

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* In ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings'' Aragorn encourages Arwen to go to the Undying Lands, claiming that they can't be together because he is mortal and she is an elf and eventually, they will part in death. Keep in mind that humans and elves have a different afterlife. Even in death, they will not be together. But [[spoiler: in the end, Arwen chose chooses to live as a mortal, meaning that when she dies, she will go to the human afterlife.]]



* ''Film/{{Ted}}'': Ted, a magically animated sentient teddy bear, is willing to abandon his lifelong friendship with the John, the boy (now man) who wished him to life, because he knows that he is holding back John's emotional development, which led to John's break-up. John himself wants this for his ex-girlfriend, after he fully accepts responsibility for the behaviour that led to their break-up.

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* ''Film/{{Ted}}'': Ted, a magically animated sentient teddy bear, is willing to abandon his lifelong friendship with the John, the boy (now man) who wished him to life, because he knows that he is holding back John's emotional development, which led to John's break-up. John himself wants this for his ex-girlfriend, after he fully accepts responsibility for the behaviour that led to their break-up.



* It has been revealed that in ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld'', Sif will [[spoiler: make a large sacrifice]] for Thor, out of love for him. Evidently, it's not [[spoiler:dying (confirmed by Jaimie Alexander) or pushing Thor into Jane's arms (as Jaimie also said that it's a sacrifice out of love for Asgard as well)]], but what it is still remains to be seen (it turns out it was [[spoiler:helping him save Jane and free Loki. She was branded a traitor for her actions, but they helped save Asgard and the rest of the Nine Realms]]).

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* It has been was revealed before the film's release that in ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld'', Sif will would [[spoiler: make a large sacrifice]] for Thor, out of love for him. Evidently, it's not [[spoiler:dying (confirmed by Jaimie Alexander) or pushing Thor into Jane's arms (as Jaimie also said that it's a sacrifice This turned out of love for Asgard as well)]], but what it is still remains to be seen (it turns out it was [[spoiler:helping him save Jane and free Loki. She was branded a traitor for her actions, but they helped save Asgard and the rest of the Nine Realms]]).Realms]].



* In ''Film/AGirlNamedSooner'', [[spoiler: In the end, Mam Hawes allows Sooner to go with the [=McHenry=]s, and is shown to be privately sad about it.]]

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* In ''Film/AGirlNamedSooner'', [[spoiler: In the end, Mam Hawes ultimately allows Sooner to go with the [=McHenry=]s, and is shown to be privately sad about it.]]



* This situation develops in ''Literature/DragonridersOfPern'''s ''Harper Hall Trilogy'': Masterharper Robinton starts to get intimate with prized pupil Menolly, despite Menolly being involved with his other prized pupil, Sebell. Robinton nips it in the bud, citing their ages, positions, and her other attachment. All this despite the fact that, as Menolly states, "[She] loved [him] first." And later it's shown that Sebell not only knew all about Menolly's feelings but understood and accepted them.
* In the semi-historical romance novel ''The Lady Royal'' by Molly Costain Haycraft, Princess Isabel of England (daughter of [[UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfPlantagenet Edward III]]) is engaged to marry Bernard d'Albret, a young man with whom she is deeply smitten. However, she learns that Bernard has a strong religious vocation and longs to become a monk, against the wishes of his tyrannical mother. Isabel breaks off the engagement in such a way that it allows him to enter the monastery under the pretense of a broken heart.

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* This situation develops in ''Literature/DragonridersOfPern'''s ''Harper Hall Trilogy'': Masterharper Robinton starts to get intimate with prized pupil Menolly, despite Menolly being involved with his other prized pupil, Sebell. Robinton He immediately nips it in the bud, citing their ages, positions, and her other attachment. All this This is despite the fact that, as Menolly states, "[She] loved [him] first." And later it's shown that Sebell not only knew all about Menolly's feelings but understood and accepted them.
* In the semi-historical romance novel ''The Lady Royal'' by Molly Costain Haycraft, Princess Isabel of England (daughter of [[UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfPlantagenet Edward III]]) is engaged to marry Bernard d'Albret, a young man with whom she is deeply smitten. However, she learns that Bernard has a strong religious vocation and longs to become a monk, against the wishes of his tyrannical mother. Isabel breaks off the engagement in such a way that it allows him to enter the monastery under the pretense of a broken heart. [[spoiler:When he later dies, he tells his brother the truth on his deathbed, and blesses the princess for setting him free.]]



* In ''Literature/HowlsMovingCastle'', when Miss Angorian, the pretty teacher that Howl was courting, was kidnapped by the Witch of the Waste, Sophie goes to rescue her even though she is herself in love with Howl. [[spoiler:It turns out that Miss Angorian is the Witch of the Waste's fire demon and faked her kidnapping so that Sophie, Howl's true LoveInterest, would fall for it.]]
* ''Forever Amber'' has a particularly demented version of this trope. Queen Catherine, depressed at the realization that she likely won't be able to give King Charles II an heir, falls sick and wishes to die, since if she does, Charles can marry Frances Stewart and get the legitimate heir he's always wanted. When she tells this to Charles on her deathbed, he is [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone horrified]] to realize that she's [[DrivenToSuicide driven herself to suicide]] on his part, and begs her to live. He does not, however, give up his extramarital affairs which were probably what mentally damaged Catherine so badly in the first place.

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* In ''Literature/HowlsMovingCastle'', when Miss Angorian, the pretty teacher that Howl was courting, was is kidnapped by the Witch of the Waste, Sophie goes to rescue her even though she is herself in love with Howl. [[spoiler:It turns out that Miss Angorian is the Witch of the Waste's fire demon and faked her kidnapping so that Sophie, Howl's true LoveInterest, would fall for it.]]
* ''Forever Amber'' has a particularly demented version of this trope. Queen Catherine, depressed at the realization that she likely won't be able to give King Charles II an heir, falls sick and wishes to die, since if she does, Charles can marry Frances Stewart and get the legitimate heir he's always wanted. When she tells this to Charles on her deathbed, he is [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone horrified]] to realize that she's [[DrivenToSuicide driven herself to suicide]] on his part, and begs her to live. He does not, however, give up his extramarital affairs affairs, which were probably what mentally damaged Catherine so badly in the first place.



** In the backstory to "The Adventure of the Abbey Grange", Captain Croker fell in love with Mary Fraser but "It was all love on my side, and all good comradeship and friendship on hers", and he's pleased that she made a good match to a nobleman. It's not until he learns her husband is a violent alcoholic that he gets involved.

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** In the backstory to "The Adventure of the Abbey Grange", Captain Croker fell in love with Mary Fraser but "It was all love on my side, and all good comradeship and friendship on hers", hers," and he's pleased that she made a good match to a nobleman. It's not until he learns her husband is a violent alcoholic that he gets involved.



* In ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', there tends to be a lot of this going around. Typically, whenever Lana has moved on from Clark and entered a new relationship, Clark will often be seen sadly saying something along these lines. Meanwhile, this is also Chloe's attitude towards Clark's attraction to Lana. Taken UpToEleven in season five, in which both of them [[ManOfSteelWomanOfKleenex complain to her about their sex life]], then Clark decides to [[spoiler:tell Lana his secret and proposes to her]]. Clark thinks Chloe would say they are too young and whatnot, but instead she provides her support and encouragement. Chloe supportively says "If there's anyone who deserves to be happy, Clark, it's you."And this, in turn, was ''also'' Pete's attitude towards Chloe's teenaged crush on Clark during the early seasons of the show. Thankfully, everyone involved eventually moved on to much healthier relationships.

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* In ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', there tends to be a lot of this going around. Typically, whenever Lana has moved on from Clark and entered a new relationship, Clark will often be seen sadly saying something along these lines. Meanwhile, this is also Chloe's attitude towards Clark's attraction to Lana. Taken UpToEleven in season five, in which both of them [[ManOfSteelWomanOfKleenex complain to her about their sex life]], then Clark decides to [[spoiler:tell Lana his secret and proposes to her]]. Clark thinks Chloe would say they are too young and whatnot, but instead she provides her support and encouragement. Chloe supportively says "If there's anyone who deserves to be happy, Clark, it's you."And this, in turn, was ''also'' Pete's attitude towards Chloe's teenaged teenage crush on Clark during the early seasons of the show. Thankfully, everyone involved eventually moved on to much healthier relationships.
3rd Nov '17 10:45:09 PM LadyNorbert
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* In the ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'' FanFic ''FanFic/{{Sehnsucht}}'', [[spoiler:the main character's former incarnation, Cervello Cynthia, was in love with Daemon Spade. However, he was in love with Elena, her adoptive sister, so Cynthia refrained from ever telling him her feelings out of respect for their relationship]].

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* In the ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'' FanFic story ''FanFic/{{Sehnsucht}}'', [[spoiler:the main character's former incarnation, Cervello Cynthia, was in love with Daemon Spade. However, he was in love with Elena, her adoptive sister, so Cynthia refrained from ever telling him her feelings out of respect for their relationship]].



* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9919323/31/I-ll-die-before-I-lose-you-again I'll die before I lose you again]]'' Sif, who's in unrequited love with Thor, uses a magic sword given to her by Amora to save the life of a mortally wounded Jane, sacrificing her own in the process.

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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9919323/31/I-ll-die-before-I-lose-you-again I'll die before I lose you again]]'' again]],'' Sif, who's in unrequited love with Thor, uses a magic sword given to her by Amora to save the life of a mortally wounded Jane, sacrificing her own in the process.process.
* Seen in ''[[Fanfic/SkyholdAcademyYearbook Skyhold Academy]]'', but not for a while because [[spoiler:Varric]] does a masterful job of hiding his feelings. Not only is he fairly sure that his LoveInterest wants someone else who (he thinks) would be better for her, but she's also extremely sick; he outright tells his confidante that as long as she's alive and happy, that's enough for him.



** A very similar thing happens if the PC initially goes for Isabella then switches over to Merrill, but this is far less surprising since Merrill's [[ThePollyanna cheerful]], CloudCuckoolander, {{Moe}}, and somewhat naive personality tends to cause the rest of the party to have a BigBrotherInstinct toward her.

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** A very similar thing happens if the PC initially goes for Isabella Isabela and then switches over to Merrill, but this is far less surprising since Merrill's [[ThePollyanna cheerful]], CloudCuckoolander, {{Moe}}, and somewhat naive personality tends to cause the rest of the party to have a BigBrotherInstinct toward her.
3rd Nov '17 10:30:59 PM LadyNorbert
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* In, ''FanFic/TheTangledPrincessBride'', Prince Walter to Rapunzel, especially since it's implied that this King Edward was the one from {{Film/Enchanted}} and takes place after the film's events.

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* In, In ''FanFic/TheTangledPrincessBride'', Prince Walter to Rapunzel, especially since it's implied that this King Edward was the one from {{Film/Enchanted}} ''{{Film/Enchanted}}'' and takes place after the that film's events.
30th Oct '17 5:37:50 PM MyFinalEdits
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', near the end of the episode where a woman replaces Krusty. They're about to get married, when Bart shows her a compilation of clips showing how he used to treat his previous wives. She is unbothered by this, however Krusty realises he'd only hurt her and leaves the altar.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', near ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
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the end of the episode where a woman replaces Krusty. They're about to get married, when Bart shows her a compilation of clips showing how he used to treat his previous wives. She is unbothered by this, however Krusty realises he'd only hurt her and leaves the altar.
30th Oct '17 3:14:40 PM JoeMerl
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** PlayedWith in "Colonel Homer:" although Lurleen certainly wanted to go through having an affair with Homer, when he rejects her, Lurleen sings a sad song that ends "''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WKPHbELdQM I hope that Marge knows just how lucky she is]].''"
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