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* ForbiddenLove: Romantic relationships which are considered taboo.

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* ADeadlyAffair: When an affair turns into a crime scene. [[AnyoneCanDie Victim(s) can vary.]]

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* ChildOfForbiddenLove: The child of StarCrossedLovers.

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* ElectricLove: Love represented by literal sparks.

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* TerriblePickUpLines: Character attempts to use smooth one-liners to attract their preferred mate. It doesn't go well.

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* CommonLawMarriage: A couple live together for a very long time but aren't married.


* AdrenalineMakeover: The heat of adventure turns a frumpy, uncool character into [[TheHero The Hero's]] attractive LoveInterest.

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* AdrenalineMakeover: The heat of adventure turns a frumpy, uncool character into [[TheHero The Hero's]] TheHero's attractive LoveInterest.



* BettyAndVeronica: A love triangle where the lead's prospective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]] are the sweet, reliable GirlNextDoor and the more daring, sultry MsFanservice.

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* BettyAndVeronica: A love triangle where the lead's prospective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]] {{Love Interest}}s are the sweet, reliable GirlNextDoor and the more daring, sultry MsFanservice.



* CartwrightCurse: [[TheHero The Hero's]] lovers tend to die once involved with him.

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* CartwrightCurse: [[TheHero The Hero's]] TheHero's lovers tend to die once involved with him.



* DeathOfTheHypotenuse: A love triangle is resolved when one of the prospective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]] dies.

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* DeathOfTheHypotenuse: A love triangle is resolved when one of the prospective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]] {{Love Interest}}s dies.



* TheDulcineaEffect: A guy falls for a girl and instantly wants to protect her with his life.
* DumpThemAll: The lead chooses not to be with any of his prospective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]].

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* TheDulcineaEffect: A guy character falls for a girl someone and instantly wants to protect her them with his their life.
* DumpThemAll: The lead chooses not to be with any of his their prospective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]].{{Love Interest}}s.



* EatingTheEyeCandy: Eyeing up your [[LoveInterest Love Interest's]] gorgeous body.

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* EatingTheEyeCandy: Eyeing up your [[LoveInterest Love Interest's]] LoveInterest's gorgeous body.



* FirstGirlAfterAll: She knew the lead long before he met his other prospective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]] and therefore hooks up with him.

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* FirstGirlAfterAll: She knew the lead long before he they met his their other prospective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]] {{Love Interest}}s and therefore hooks up with him. them.



* HeadbuttThermometer: ShipTease moment where a character checks their [[LoveInterest Love Interest's]] temperature by pressing their forehead against theirs.

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* HeadbuttThermometer: ShipTease moment where a character checks their [[LoveInterest Love Interest's]] LoveInterest's temperature by pressing their forehead against theirs.



* HerHeartWillGoOn: He dies, but his lover stays strong.

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* HerHeartWillGoOn: He dies, They die, but his their lover stays strong.



* LapPillow: ShipTease moment where a character rests their head on their [[LoveInterest Love Interest's]] lap.

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* LapPillow: ShipTease moment where a character rests their head on their [[LoveInterest Love Interest's]] LoveInterest's lap.



* LoveCannotOvercome: [[TheHero The Hero's]] LoveInterest breaks up with him because she can't handle his adventurous lifestyle.

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* LoveCannotOvercome: [[TheHero The Hero's]] TheHero's LoveInterest breaks up with him them because she they can't handle his their adventurous lifestyle.



* LoveObstructingParents: Your [[LoveInterest Love Interest's]] parents make your relationship difficult.

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* LoveObstructingParents: Your [[LoveInterest Love Interest's]] LoveInterest's parents make your relationship difficult.



* LovedINotHonorMore: TheHero puts his duty before his love life.

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* LovedINotHonorMore: TheHero puts his their duty before his their love life.



* MarryThemAll: The lead decides to hook up with all of his prospective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]].

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* MarryThemAll: The lead decides to hook up with all of his their prospective [[LoveInterest Love Interests]].{{Love Interest}}s.



* MaybeEverAfter: Did TheHero and his LoveInterest end up together in the end? Who knows.

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* MaybeEverAfter: Did TheHero and his their LoveInterest end up together in the end? Who knows.



* MeetTheInLaws: Meeting your [[LoveInterest Love Interest's]] parents.

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* MeetTheInLaws: Meeting your [[LoveInterest Love Interest's]] LoveInterest's parents.



* MotivationalKiss: TheHero's LoveInterest kisses him in order to give him the courage he needs to get through the danger ahead of him.

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* MotivationalKiss: TheHero's LoveInterest kisses him them in order to give him them the courage he needs they need to get through the danger ahead of him.them.



* MyGirlBackHome: [[TheHero The Hero's]] lover is waiting for him back home.

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* MyGirlBackHome: [[TheHero The Hero's]] TheHero's lover is waiting for him back home.






* OperationJealousy: A character tries to get their [[LoveInterest Love Interest's]] attention by pretending to date someone else as a way of inducing jealousy.

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* OperationJealousy: A character tries to get their [[LoveInterest Love Interest's]] LoveInterest's attention by pretending to date someone else as a way of inducing jealousy.



* PairTheSpares: The characters who don't have [[LoveInterest Love Interests]] end up together.

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* PairTheSpares: The characters who don't have [[LoveInterest Love Interests]] {{Love Interest}}s end up together.



* PiningAfterProtagonistsParent: A character has unrequited feelings for [[TheHero The Hero's]] mother.

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* PiningAfterProtagonistsParent: A character has unrequited feelings for [[TheHero The Hero's]] mother.TheHero's parent.



* TwiceShy: Characters who are each other's [[LoveInterest Love Interests]] are both too shy to admit their feelings.

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* TwiceShy: Characters who are each other's [[LoveInterest Love Interests]] {{Love Interest}}s are both too shy to admit their feelings.



* UnwantedHarem: Many people are vying for [[TheHero The Hero's]] attention, much to his dismay.

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* UnwantedHarem: Many people are vying for [[TheHero The Hero's]] TheHero's attention, much to his their dismay.



* WallPinOfLove: A guy halts his LoveInterest from leaving by pinning his hand against the wall and effectively blocking her path.

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* WallPinOfLove: A guy character halts his their LoveInterest from leaving by pinning his their hand against the wall and effectively blocking her path. their path.



* WeddingDeadline: TheHero must get to their true love before she says "I do" at her wedding.

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* WeddingDeadline: TheHero must get to their true love before she says they say "I do" at her their wedding.



* WhyCantIHateYou: A character can't bring themself to truly hate their love rival.

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* WhyCantIHateYou: A character can't bring themself themselves to truly hate their love rival.

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* RomancingTheWidow: Getting into a relationship with someone who's spouse has died.

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* RomancingTheWidow: Getting into a relationship with someone who's whose spouse has died.


* SpeedImpededLoveInterest: A LoveInterest character with a speech disability.

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* SpeedImpededLoveInterest: SpeechImpededLoveInterest: A LoveInterest character with a speech disability.


* DisabledLoveInterest: A LoveInterest who is not able-bodied.



* MySisterIsOffLimits: This girl is unable go out on dates because her brother is very protective of her.

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* MySisterIsOffLimits: This girl is unable to go out on dates because her brother is very protective of her.


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* SpeedImpededLoveInterest: A LoveInterest character with a speech disability.

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* ParalyzingFearOfSexuality: A character desires a romantic relationship, but fears succumbing to their base desires.


* WindowLove
* WillTheyOrWontThey
* WifeHusbandry
* WithThisRing

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* WindowLove
WindowLove: Lovers meet at a window and kiss or touch hands through it.
* WillTheyOrWontThey
WillTheyOrWontThey: Two characters are repeatedly teased with the possibility of getting together.
* WifeHusbandry
WifeHusbandry: A man falls in love with a woman he's known since she was a little girl.
* WithThisRingWithThisRing: When a man proposes to his lady love, anything can go wrong with securing the ring.



* WomenPreferStrongMen: Women fall for men who are muscular.
* WorkingWithTheEx

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* WomenPreferStrongMen: Women fall for men who are strong and muscular.
* WorkingWithTheExWorkingWithTheEx: A character has to work with their ex-significant other.



* YaoiGuys
* YawnAndReach

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* YaoiGuys
YaoiGuys: Male characters that are given HomoeroticSubtext or are outright romantically involved.
* YawnAndReachYawnAndReach: A guy pretends to yawn so he can wrap his arm around his girlfriend.



* YouMustBeCold
* YoungLoveVersusOldHate
* YourFavorite
* YourUniverseOrMine

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* YouMustBeCold
YouMustBeCold: ShipTease moment where a man offers his jacket to a woman.
* YoungLoveVersusOldHate
YoungLoveVersusOldHate: Young people fall in love while their older relatives still cling to hatred.
* YourFavorite
YourFavorite: A sign that you really love someone is that you know what their favorite food is.
* YourUniverseOrMineYourUniverseOrMine: Lovers from different worlds or countries must decide where they will go.



* ZipMeUp

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* ZipMeUpZipMeUp: ShipTease moment where a man helps a woman zip up her clothes.


* WeddingDeadline
* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim

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* WeddingDeadline
WeddingDeadline: TheHero must get to their true love before she says "I do" at her wedding.
* WhatDoesSheSeeInHimWhatDoesSheSeeInHim: People wonder why a character is in love with someone who seems so undesirable.



* WhatMeasureIsAHumanoid
* WhenHarryMetSvetlana

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* WhatMeasureIsAHumanoid
WhatMeasureIsAHumanoid: InterspeciesRomance, except one half of the pairing has a human form.
* WhenHarryMetSvetlanaWhenHarryMetSvetlana: Romance between an American man and a Russian woman.



* WhyCantIHateYou

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* WhyCantIHateYouWhyCantIHateYou: A character can't bring themself to truly hate their love rival.

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