16 Reasons Meredith Should Date Nathan on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

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16 Reasons Meredith Should Date Nathan on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

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16 Reasons Meredith Should Date Nathan on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

The March 16 episode of Grey’s Anatomy left Meredith Grey wondering whether to go steady with co-worker Nathan Riggs, but we’ve already made up our minds.

We say, go for it, girl!

Click through the slideshow above to see 16 reasons why she should give the relationship a shot, in our humble opinions.

16 Reasons Meredith Should Date Nathan on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’
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1. His chemistry with her is real

His chemistry with her is real Credit: Mitch Haaseth/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

It’s all about the reparté, people, and Mer and Nathan have it in spades.

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1. His chemistry with her is real

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It’s all about the reparté, people, and Mer and Nathan have it in spades.

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2. He and she have already had sex

He and she have already had sex Credit: ABC

That takes off a lot of the pressure, right?

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2. He and she have already had sex

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That takes off a lot of the pressure, right?

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3. He isn’t clingy

He isn’t clingy Credit: Richard Cartwright/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

After aforementioned sex, Meredith seemed braced for impact, thinking Nathan would get too attached too quickly. But the dude was chill, not reading more into the hook-up than she did.

3. He isn’t clingy

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After aforementioned sex, Meredith seemed braced for impact, thinking Nathan would get too attached too quickly. But the dude was chill, not reading more into the hook-up than she did.

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4. He’s in Seattle for good

He’s in Seattle for good Credit: Richard Cartwright/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

That’s not something Derek “Taking This Job in Washington D.C.” Shepherd could say.

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4. He’s in Seattle for good

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That’s not something Derek “Taking This Job in Washington D.C.” Shepherd could say.

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5. He doesn’t have drama

He doesn’t have drama Credit: Richard Cartwright/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

He and colleague-turned-combatant Owen are back to being friends, and his feud with Alex seems to be over, too.

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5. He doesn’t have drama

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He and colleague-turned-combatant Owen are back to being friends, and his feud with Alex seems to be over, too.

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6. He’s well-liked around the hospital

He’s well-liked around the hospital Credit: Richard Cartwright/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

He and April worked well together, for example, and April’s a doctor with whom Meredith doesn’t always get along.

6. He’s well-liked around the hospital

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He and April worked well together, for example, and April’s a doctor with whom Meredith doesn’t always get along.

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7. He’s age-appropriate

He’s age-appropriate Credit: Richard Cartwright/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

Could you imagine Meredith with a young’n like DeLuca? (We know — perish the thought.)

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7. He’s age-appropriate

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Could you imagine Meredith with a young’n like DeLuca? (We know — perish the thought.)

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8. He’s from New Zealand

He’s from New Zealand Credit: Mitch Haaseth/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

It’s not just a sexy accent — his Kiwi roots means Meredith won’t be ambushed by potential in-laws anytime soon.

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8. He’s from New Zealand

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It’s not just a sexy accent — his Kiwi roots means Meredith won’t be ambushed by potential in-laws anytime soon.

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9. He doesn’t mind a woman on top

He doesn’t mind a woman on top Credit: Kelsey McNeal/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

We don’t mean it like that, people. We’re saying, he doesn’t mind having a woman as a boss — Maggie is his supervisor, after all.

9. He doesn’t mind a woman on top

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We don’t mean it like that, people. We’re saying, he doesn’t mind having a woman as a boss — Maggie is his supervisor, after all.

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10. He could lend a helping hand

He could lend a helping hand Credit: Mitch Haaseth/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

Meredith can handle work and family solo, of course, but we’re sure she wouldn’t say no to having someone help out around the house.

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10. He could lend a helping hand

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Meredith can handle work and family solo, of course, but we’re sure she wouldn’t say no to having someone help out around the house.

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11. He’s good with kids

He’s good with kids Credit: Mitch Haaseth/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

Don’t forget how he arrived at Grey Sloan Memorial: with a young Jordanian patient in tow. We don’t know if he wants kids of his own, but he clearly cares for them.

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11. He’s good with kids

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Don’t forget how he arrived at Grey Sloan Memorial: with a young Jordanian patient in tow. We don’t know if he wants kids of his own, but he clearly cares for them.

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12. He plays well with in-laws

He plays well with in-laws Credit: Byron Cohen/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

Evelyn Hunt has every reason to hate Nathan after he cheated on Megan Hunt, her daughter, right before Megan went MIA.

But he seems to have charmed this would-be mother-in-law in spite of all that. So, you know, should Thatcher Grey ever re-enter the picture…

12. He plays well with in-laws

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Evelyn Hunt has every reason to hate Nathan after he cheated on Megan Hunt, her daughter, right before Megan went MIA.

But he seems to have charmed this would-be mother-in-law in spite of all that. So, you know, should Thatcher Grey ever re-enter the picture…

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13. He’s patient

He’s patient Credit: Richard Cartwright/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

He’s been waiting on her to acknowledge her obvious feelings for him for, what, a season now? That said...

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13. He’s patient

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He’s been waiting on her to acknowledge her obvious feelings for him for, what, a season now? That said...

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14. He’s a go-getter

He’s a go-getter Credit: Mitch Haaseth/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

Nathan isn’t one to mince words — he knows what he wants, and he makes that want known.

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14. He’s a go-getter

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Nathan isn’t one to mince words — he knows what he wants, and he makes that want known.

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15. He’s crazy about her

He’s crazy about her Credit: Richard Cartwright/ABC © 2016 Disney | ABC Television Group. All rights reserved.

That much is clear after his parking lot profession of love. (It’s the second most interesting thing they’ve ever done in that parking lot, for the record.)

15. He’s crazy about her

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That much is clear after his parking lot profession of love. (It’s the second most interesting thing they’ve ever done in that parking lot, for the record.)

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16. He can make her happy

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Mer has had a rough time of it, even after McDreamy’s death. (Remember the time she almost died herself?!) With Nathan, she has a shot at a second happily-ever-after.

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16. He can make her happy

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Mer has had a rough time of it, even after McDreamy’s death. (Remember the time she almost died herself?!) With Nathan, she has a shot at a second happily-ever-after.

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The March 16 episode of Grey’s Anatomy left Meredith Grey wondering whether to go steady with co-worker Nathan Riggs, but we’ve already made up our minds.

We say, go for it, girl!

Click through the slideshow above to see 16 reasons why she should give the relationship a shot, in our humble opinions.