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** Harold's parents had an AwfulWeddedLife, leading him to believe this is where all relationships end up.


* '''Exaggerated''': Harold becomes a StrawNihilist who dismisses all of the FourLoves.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Harold becomes a StrawNihilist who dismisses all of the FourLoves.TheFourLoves.



** Harold was a LoveMartyr who tried to [[LoveRedeems redeem]] the abusive Kim, which failed and only led to him being traumatized after she tried to kill him.



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* '''Parodied''': ???'''Parodied''':
** After breaking up with Kim, Harold denounces romance in front of his entire town. Cue GilliganCut to him falling head over heels for Lisa the next day.
** Harold initiates a ToiletSeatDivorce, and spends the next year {{Wangst}}ing about how all love is a waste of time because his ex wasn't 100% perfect.



* '''Averted''': ???
* '''Enforced''': The author, who had horrible experience with love, writes Harold as his mouthpiece for how he feels about it on the story.

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* '''Averted''': ???
The break-up saddens Harold, but doesn't lead to him becoming cynical about love.
* '''Enforced''': '''Enforced''':
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The author, who had horrible experience with love, writes Harold as his mouthpiece for how he feels about it on in the story.story.
** The execs notice that snarking at romance stories is trendy, and tell the writer to make fun of ThePowerOfLove.



* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???Kim wants to destroy Harold emotionally, so she goes out of her way to make the break-up as painful as possible.



* '''Played For Drama''': Kim used to be Harold's LivingEmotionalCrutch. Her betrayal hurt him deeply.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''':
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Harold's fall from love's good graces results in a simple [[DeadpanSnarker passive aggressive]] attitude.



* '''Subverted''': ???
* '''Double Subverted''': ???

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* '''Subverted''': ???
After a heavy break-up, Harold shrugs off the loss and seems pretty happy.
* '''Double Subverted''': ???Subverted''': ...Until he comes back into the plot with serious emotional trauma.


* '''Downplayed''': Harold isn't overly negative about the topic of love.

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* '''Downplayed''': Harold isn't overly negative about the topic of love.???

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'''Basic Trope''': A character grows cynical in terms of romance.
*'''Straight''': Harold, [[JadeColoredGlasses who is now cynical]], considers ThePowerOfLove as utter nonsense.
*'''Exaggerated''': Harold becomes a StrawNihilist who dismisses all of the FourLoves.
*'''Downplayed''': Harold isn't overly negative about the topic of love.
*'''Justified''':
** Harold thought that falling in love with Kim was the greatest thing he felt, but it all goes south when she cheats on him for another guy.
** Kim turns out to be abusive and bitchy.
*'''Inverted''': Harold turns idealistic with ThePowerOfLove.
*'''Subverted''': ???
*'''Double Subverted''': ???
*'''Parodied''': ???
*'''Zig Zagged''': ???
*'''Averted''': ???
*'''Enforced''': The author, who had horrible experience with love, writes Harold as his mouthpiece for how he feels about it on the story.
*'''Lampshaded''': ???
*'''Invoked''': ???
*'''Exploited''': ???
*'''Defied''': "So what if Kim cheated on me. There's always plenty of fish in the sea."
*'''Discussed''': ???
*'''Conversed''': ???
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%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
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