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29th Apr '16 2:15:35 AM Tropetastic1995
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* At the end of ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' things seem to be going very well between Leia and Han. By the time of ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' however, [[spoiler:their relationship is largely over. Han has returned to smuggling and Leia is still in a leadership position in the Rebellion/Resistance. The relationship did produce at least one child (whose turning to evil is indicated to be the cause of the breakup)]]

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* At the end of ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' things seem to be going very well between Leia and Han. By the time of ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' however, [[spoiler:their relationship is largely over. Han has returned to smuggling and Leia is still in a leadership position in the Rebellion/Resistance. The relationship did produce at least one child (whose turning to evil is indicated to be the cause of the breakup)]]
breakup). They still seem to be on friendly terms, and Leia is ''heartbroken'' when Han dies.]]
* In ''Film/CaptainAmericaCIvilWar'', it's revealed [[spoiler:Tony Stark and Pepper Pots have broken up.]]
13th Mar '16 12:29:24 PM Silverblade2
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* The 2016 revival of ''Series/TheXFiles'' reveals that Mulder and Scully broke up.
22nd Dec '15 9:44:17 AM shador5529
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* At the end of ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' things seem to be going very well between Leia and Han. By the time of ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' however, [[spoiler:their relationship is largely over. Han has returned to smuggling and Leia is still in a leadership position in the Rebellion/Resistance. The relationship did produce at least one child (whose turning to evil is indicated to be the cause of the breakup)]]
12th Nov '15 9:28:38 AM Willbyr
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* From TheBigBangTheory: Leonard and Pryia and Leonard and Dr. Stephanie.

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* From TheBigBangTheory: ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'': Leonard and Pryia and Leonard and Dr. Stephanie.



* The second season of ''DaCapo'' subverts this: The protagonist of the first season is constantly minded by his haremettes and there are hints that his first season love interest either broke up with him or died... [[spoiler: Only it turns out she just moved away for a bit and comes back at around the halfway point of the series]].

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* The second season of ''DaCapo'' ''VisualNovel/DaCapo'' subverts this: The protagonist of the first season is constantly minded by his haremettes and there are hints that his first season love interest either broke up with him or died... [[spoiler: Only it turns out she just moved away for a bit and comes back at around the halfway point of the series]].
24th Oct '15 2:27:07 AM Silverblade2
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* ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan'': Hansi.

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* %%* ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan'': Hansi.
19th Sep '15 7:09:36 AM Silverblade2
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* ''Film/Speed2CruiseControl'', Annie broke up with Jack and is now in a relationship with another police officer named Alex because Keanu Reeves refused to come back.
19th Sep '15 7:03:59 AM Silverblade2
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* Soaps frequently sent their supercouples riding off into the sunset, only to bring one of them back a few years later with the news that the marriage is over. Even Luke and Laura of ''Series/GeneralHospital'' would have fallen to this had Anthony Geary not put his foot down and refused to play Luke without Laura.

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* Soaps frequently sent their supercouples riding off into the sunset, only to bring one of them back a few years later with the news that the marriage is over. Even Luke and Laura of ''Series/GeneralHospital'' would have fallen to this had Anthony Geary not put his foot down and refused to play Luke without Laura.
19th Sep '15 6:56:10 AM Silverblade2
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* Bruce Wayne and Vicki Vale between ''Film/{{Batman}}'' and ''Film/BatmanReturns''. The Former alludes that she couldn't handle his double life as Batman.

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* Bruce Wayne and Vicki Vale between ''Film/{{Batman}}'' and ''Film/BatmanReturns''. The Former former alludes that she couldn't handle his double life as Batman.
21st Aug '15 3:30:29 AM Adept
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* BlueSeed: Koume Sawaguchi and Yoshiki Yaegashi break up between the end of the series and the 2 year [[OriginalVideoAnimation OAV]] TimeSkip. When prompted by Momiji as to why, Koume explains that she panicked when she and Yaegashi began talking about getting [[BabiesEverAfter married and having kids]] and broke things off. [[spoiler: Momiji tells Koume that she shouldn't worry if they love each other and at the end of the second episode of the OAV [[RelationshipUpgrade Koume agrees to marry Yaegashi.]]]]

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* BlueSeed: ''Anime/BlueSeed'': Koume Sawaguchi and Yoshiki Yaegashi break up between the end of the series and the 2 year [[OriginalVideoAnimation OAV]] TimeSkip. When prompted by Momiji as to why, Koume explains that she panicked when she and Yaegashi began talking about getting [[BabiesEverAfter married and having kids]] and broke things off. [[spoiler: Momiji tells Koume that she shouldn't worry if they love each other and at the end of the second episode of the OAV [[RelationshipUpgrade Koume agrees to marry Yaegashi.]]]]



* Pocahontas and John Smith between the two Disney ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' movies, which does not truly apply due to CanonDiscontinuity.

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* Pocahontas and John Smith appears to have broken up between the two Disney ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' movies, which does not truly apply due to as she started a new relationship with John Rolfe in the sequel. This was redacted by CanonDiscontinuity.
21st Aug '15 3:28:31 AM Adept
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[[AC:Fanworks]]
* Often done in {{Fanfiction}} with the OfficialCouple when the fanwriter wants to write about the FanPreferredCouple without the pesky task of actually having to write the breakup. Considering [[MurderTheHypotenuse the]] [[DieForOurShip alternatives]], [[TropesAreNotBad this method really isn't all that bad]].



* In ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'', [[LonersAreFreaks Jonathan Jarocki]] and [[PerkyGoth Anna Chase]] broke up before they got on the bus, as revealed in Anna's opening post, mainly due to the fact that [[StrangledByTheRedString the pairing was almost unanimously hated among the writers]]. In universe, it's implied that ''[[YourCheatingHeart something]]'' went on between Chase and Dawne Jiang [[KissingUnderTheInfluence during a drunken evening]], leading to the former breaking up with him out of guilt. [[spoiler:This leads to major SurvivorGuilt from her when ''both'' Dawne's and Jon's deaths are announced, on the same day no less.]]

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* In ''SurvivalOfTheFittest'', ''WebVideo/SurvivalOfTheFittest'', [[LonersAreFreaks Jonathan Jarocki]] and [[PerkyGoth Anna Chase]] broke up before they got on the bus, as revealed in Anna's opening post, mainly due to the fact that [[StrangledByTheRedString the pairing was almost unanimously hated among the writers]]. In universe, it's implied that ''[[YourCheatingHeart something]]'' went on between Chase and Dawne Jiang [[KissingUnderTheInfluence during a drunken evening]], leading to the former breaking up with him out of guilt. [[spoiler:This leads to major SurvivorGuilt from her when ''both'' Dawne's and Jon's deaths are announced, on the same day no less.]]



* Which doesn't make sense since he's already had a second divorce before Alice.
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