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The Romance Addict Trope, Explained - Love Isn’t All You Need

It may be true that all you need is love, but the Romance Addict puts finding the perfect relationship above all else. In movies and TV, this character feels like real life can’t start until they meet The One. Here’s our Take on three habits that the Romance Addict uses to self-sabotage, and how more nuanced versions of the trope reveal that buying into the empty promises of onscreen romance can doom your search for the real thing.