16 Reasons Why Meredith Grey Is the Perfect Woman (PHOTOS)

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16 Reasons Why Meredith Grey Is the Perfect Woman (PHOTOS)

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16 Reasons Why Meredith Grey Is the Perfect Woman (PHOTOS)

It’s no surprise Nathan Riggs is crushing hard on Meredith Grey in Grey’s Anatomy Season 13. He’d be crazy not to!

If you need convincing that Meredith is a total catch, however, we’ve listed our GIF-augmented arguments here.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 13 airs on Thursdays at 8 p.m ET on ABC.

16 Reasons Why Meredith Grey Is the Perfect Woman (PHOTOS)
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1. She’s brilliant

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1. She’s brilliant

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Meredith is, after all, Head of General Surgery at Grey Sloan Memorial.

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2. She’s goofy

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2. She’s goofy

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Even amid the stress of a hospital, Meredith keeps the workplace fun.

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3. She’s dark and twisty

3. She’s dark and twisty

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And that gallows humor is oddly appealing!

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4. She dances it out when things get sad

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4. She dances it out when things get sad

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That’s one hell of a coping mechanism, wouldn’t you agree?

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5. She loves her friends

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5. She loves her friends

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In fact, Mer loved one friend even more than she loved her husband.

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6. She loves her kids

6. She loves her kids

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They’re more than just her last link to Derek, they’re the light of her life.

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7. She loves her family

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7. She loves her family

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She values her sisters above any suitors, as Nathan found out recently.

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8. She’s independent

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8. She’s independent

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Mer doesn’t need you or me or anyone else.

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9. She’s a diehard feminist

9. She’s a diehard feminist

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And she won’t stand for any slut-shaming, either.

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10. She’s not a moral absolutist

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10. She’s not a moral absolutist

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Meredith believes in shades of Grey, so to speak.

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11. She’s a realist

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11. She’s a realist

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She has lived enough life to understand how the best-laid plans often go awry.

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12. She’s a warrior

12. She’s a warrior

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Hospital shootings, near-drownings, plane crashes, life-threatening childbirths… Mer has been through it all and more. Nevertheless, she’s persisting.

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13. She wants romance

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13. She wants romance

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Make her feel like a “freaking lady,” OK?

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14. She believes in grand gestures

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14. She believes in grand gestures

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Remember when she planned out the McDream House in candles?

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15. She’d let you eat the last piece of cheesecake

15. She’d let you eat the last piece of cheesecake

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That’s how much she loved Derek, at least, as we learned in her iconic “Pick me, choose me, love me” speech.

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16. She’s anything but ordinary

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16. She’s anything but ordinary

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And that’s coming from Ellis Grey, a bona fide surgery legend.

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It’s no surprise Nathan Riggs is crushing hard on Meredith Grey in Grey’s Anatomy Season 13. He’d be crazy not to!

If you need convincing that Meredith is a total catch, however, we’ve listed our GIF-augmented arguments here.

Grey’s Anatomy Season 13 airs on Thursdays at 8 p.m ET on ABC.