23rd Oct: It's time for the second TV Tropes Halloween Avatar Contest, theme: cute monsters! Details and voting here.
"Love is not loveAh, love. One of the fundamental forces of drama. Listed here are virtually all tropes concerning romantic love. For tropes about familial love and platonic love, see Family Tropes and Friendship Tropes, respectively. Compare Romance Novel, Admiration Tropes, Kissing Tropes. Contrast Hatred Tropes... usually.
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove:
O no! it is an ever-fixed mark
That looks on tempests and is never shaken"
— William Shakespeare, "Sonnet 116"