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* This is basically the central theme of the song ''Just Be Good To Me'' by the SOS Band. The protaganist of the song is in love with a man with a reputation as a lady killer. It's even implied that she's okay with sharing him with other girls if it comes to that.
--> People Always Talking 'bout\\
Your reputation\\
I don't care about your other girls\\
Just be good to me\\
Friends are always telling me\\
You're a user\\
I don't care what you do to them\\
Just be good to me
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A person is dealing with someone who they know has uncanny powers of charm. These can be normal features of TheCasanova, or special MindControl abilities. So, knowing this, a person will be on their guard, right?

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A person is dealing with someone who they know has uncanny powers of charm. These can be normal features of TheCasanova, or special MindControl abilities. So, knowing this, a person will be on their guard, guard and be ready to ask "AmIJustAToyToYou", right?



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* The whole point of ''Film/{{Love in the Afternoon}}''.
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* ''Series/{{Cheers}}'': Though Diane at times struggles with the question of AmIJustAToyToYou, she knows in her heart that the answer's "no", as far as Sam's concerned.


[[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] an OurTropesAreDifferent page about love. If you really were looking for such a page, you want TheFourLoves.

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* ''Manga/AnatoliaStory'': Yuri's and Kail's relationship, as even though Kail has been known to sleep around with lots and lots of women, he falls for Yuri hard and thereafter only has eyes for her. Played with in that it isn't Yuri who makes the claim, but one of Kail's former lovers on her behalf. When Yuri admits that she and Kail sleep together (that is to say, sleep in the same bed; at this point they weren't having sex), the woman responds that Kail has ''never'' actually slept with any of his lovers: they'd have sex and he'd go back to his own room. The fact that he's willing to show that vulnerability to Yuri she takes as proof that Kail's love for Yuri goes beyond any of his previous relationships.
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* The whole point of ''{{Love in the Afternoon}}''.

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* Arguably the point of ''TheTwilightSaga''. Bella falls in love with Edward, even though he (and her friends) keep reminding her just how dangerous he is. It is even mentioned that the reason Edward is so charming and gorgeous is to lure his prey, since he is a vampire.

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* Arguably the point of ''TheTwilightSaga''.''Literature/TheTwilightSaga''. Bella falls in love with Edward, even though he (and her friends) keep reminding her just how dangerous he is. It is even mentioned that the reason Edward is so charming and gorgeous is to lure his prey, since he is a vampire.


* Too common to be believed on Series/TheBachelor and its spin-offs. Every contestant has something special with the lead in their own mind, only to be ''stunned'' when they don't get a rose.

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* Too common to be believed on Series/TheBachelor ''Series/TheBachelor'' and its spin-offs. Every contestant has something special with the lead in their own mind, only to be ''stunned'' when they don't get a rose.

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* Too common to be believed on Series/TheBachelor and its spin-offs. Every contestant has something special with the lead in their own mind, only to be ''stunned'' when they don't get a rose.

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[[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] an OurTropesAreDifferent page about love. If you really were looking for such a page, you want TheFourLoves.

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* Arguably the point of ''TheTwilightSaga''. Bella falls in love with Edward, even though he (and her friends) keep reminding her just how dangerous he is. It is even mentioned that the reason Edward is so charming and gorgeous is to lure his prey, since he is a vampire.
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* ''Theatre/ThrillMe'' has this trope, down to Nathan actually saying the line, "I thought we had something different!" Richard attempts to pretend that this is only due to Nathan's SelectiveObliviousness, but there are a few moments of AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther that prove that's not ''entirely'' true. [[MasochismTango Not that it's the best relationship regardless.]]
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* The whole point of ''{{Love in the Afternoon}}''.
* Arguably the point of ''TheTwilightSaga''. Bella falls in love with Edward, even though he (and her friends) keep reminding her just how dangerous he is. It is even mentioned that the reason Edward is so charming and gorgeous is to lure his prey, since he is a vampire.

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* The whole point of ''{{Love in the Afternoon}}''.
* Arguably the point of ''TheTwilightSaga''. Bella falls in love with Edward, even though he (and her friends) keep reminding her just how dangerous he is. It is even mentioned that the reason Edward is so charming and gorgeous is to lure his prey, since he is a vampire.
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* One episode of ''Series/{{Maverick}}'' has this happen to the daughter of an old family friend of Bret's. Notable in that it's unclear whether the old man's daughter is being manipulated until halfway through, when the man (played by ClintEastwood) visits his other girlfriend and they discuss how his plans to seduce the old man's daughter and gain access to the ranch are going. Also notable in that the plot isn't resolved by Maverick seducing the daughter, like you'd expect. [[spoiler:He actually tricks ClintEastwood into thinking Maverick's a high-grade gunslinger who could conceivably beat him in a duel, exposing him as a coward when he flees town.]]

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* One episode of ''Series/{{Maverick}}'' has this happen to the daughter of an old family friend of Bret's. Notable in that it's unclear whether the old man's daughter is being manipulated until halfway through, when the man (played by ClintEastwood) Creator/ClintEastwood) visits his other girlfriend and they discuss how his plans to seduce the old man's daughter and gain access to the ranch are going. Also notable in that the plot isn't resolved by Maverick seducing the daughter, like you'd expect. [[spoiler:He actually tricks ClintEastwood Creator/ClintEastwood into thinking Maverick's a high-grade gunslinger who could conceivably beat him in a duel, exposing him as a coward when he flees town.]]


* ''Forever Amber'' takes an odd view of this trope. When Amber first meets Bruce Carlton at sixteen years of age, she's convinced that they're true lovers even after he leaves, and this continues when they reunite some years later. The thing is, Amber ''knows'' he's TheCasanova. When her stepdaughter becomes infatuated with him, Amber is cruel and blunt in explaining about how Carlton only cares about her to the extent it gets him laid. And yet never at any point does Amber consider that her infatuation with him is any different, [[SelectiveObliviousness willfully ignoring]] all evidence to the contrary.

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* ''Forever Amber'' ''Literature/ForeverAmber'' takes an odd view of this trope. When Amber first meets Bruce Carlton at sixteen years of age, she's convinced that they're true lovers even after he leaves, and this continues when they reunite some years later. The thing is, Amber ''knows'' he's TheCasanova. When her stepdaughter becomes infatuated with him, Amber is cruel and blunt in explaining about how Carlton only cares about her to the extent it gets him laid. And yet never at any point does Amber consider that her infatuation with him is any different, [[SelectiveObliviousness willfully ignoring]] all evidence to the contrary.


This trope can also be played from a completely tragic angle, where it's obvious to everyone that one half of this "relationship" is being played like a fiddle, but she [[SelectiveObliviousness refuses]] to listen to anyone about it because true love is the best thing ever. Changing status quo in this situation usually requires a BatmanGambit by a third party, a WhatAnIdiot moment by the seducer, or a completely random coincidence exposing him for what he really is.

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This trope can also be played from a completely tragic angle, where it's obvious to everyone that one half of this "relationship" is being played like a fiddle, but she [[SelectiveObliviousness refuses]] to listen to anyone about it because true love is the best thing ever. Changing status quo in this situation usually requires a BatmanGambit by a third party, a WhatAnIdiot moment by the seducer, or a completely random coincidence exposing him for what he really is.
is. (Alternately, it can played as tragic for the seducer: the former Casanova really has changed their ways, but [[CryingWolf no one believes them]] and no one finds out - at least, not until after it's too late...)


This trope can also be played from a completely tragic angle, where it's obvious to everyone that one half of this "relationship" is being played like a fiddle, but she [[SelectiveObliviousness refuses]] to listen to anyone about it because true love is the best thing ever. Changing status quo in this situation usually requires a BatmanGambit by a third party, a WhatAnIdiot moment by the seducer, or a compeltely random coincidence exposing him for what he really is.

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This trope can also be played from a completely tragic angle, where it's obvious to everyone that one half of this "relationship" is being played like a fiddle, but she [[SelectiveObliviousness refuses]] to listen to anyone about it because true love is the best thing ever. Changing status quo in this situation usually requires a BatmanGambit by a third party, a WhatAnIdiot moment by the seducer, or a compeltely completely random coincidence exposing him for what he really is.


* This is what happens in the meta-narrative of DragonAge if you get [[AnythingThatMoves Zevran]] to love you. In this case the "love is different" spiel is played off as genuine, as Zevran admits he isn't even sure what true love is.

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* This is what happens in the meta-narrative of DragonAge ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'' if you get [[AnythingThatMoves Zevran]] to love you. In this case the "love is different" spiel is played off as genuine, as Zevran admits he isn't even sure what true love is.

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