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Heartbreaking In Hindsight
X loves Y. Y rejects/dumps X. Later, X gets better, and Y feels regret.
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(permanent link) added: 2013-01-21 17:33:03 sponsor: Quag15 edited by: SteakAddictsAnonymous (last reply: 2013-03-08 00:24:13)

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Let's say Bob is in love with Alice, but she rejects or dumps Bob. Later, Bob moves on and gets better, in personal (i.e. a new girlfriend), professional (i.e. a awesome new job or promotion) and/or social and economical status terms.

Possible alternative title: Why Didn't I Grabbed X?

Do not confuse this with Harsher in Hindsight. This is related to the characters themselves, not to the viewers/readers.

Compare Unrequited Love Switcheroo, Green-Eyed Epiphany.

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