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With Grey's Anatomy Season 10 still over a month away, we've been spending a lot of time reflecting on one of our favorite parts of the show — the romances! And what better way to celebrate the ships that have moved us to tears, left us on the edge of our seats, and warmed our hearts over the last nine seasons than with GIFs? This is the internet, after all.

To start, let's take a look at the ultimate Grey's couple: Meredith and Derek! Here are just 10 of the many reasons Shonda Rhimes really would have to go into hiding if she dared break MerDer up again.


They're Passionate

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They're Sexy

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They're Sweet

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The Epic Speeches

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Their Unique Ways of Declaring Love, Like the Post-It Wedding

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Derek Accepts Mer's Relationship With Cristina

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They're Great Parents

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They're There for Each Other During the Hard Stuff

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They've Survived so Much

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Let's Be Real — They're Perfect for Each Other

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Catch the
Grey’s Anatomy Season 10 premiere on Thursday, September 26, 2013, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

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