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    Aug 5, 2015

    16 Reasons Why Vigilantes Make the Worst Lovers

    Run away, tbh.

    Those of you who have watched Daredevil and Arrow are probably familiar with the shows' protagonists.

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    There’s Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), whose smile could light up a blind man's world.

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    A blind lawyer by day and a masked vigilante by night, he's committed to kicking butt and protecting the people of Hell's Kitchen.

    Then there's Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), who's got an aim like Cupid.

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    People of Starling City know him simply as a billionaire bad boy. But at night, Queen throws on a hood and hunts down the wealthy criminals who plague his city.

    Both are good-looking, elusive baddies who sometimes break the law. They sound like total dreamboats, right?

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    WRONG.

    Alluring as they may seem at first, there are many reasons you should never date vigilantes.

    1. For starters, all your dates will be short-lived.

    They'll usually end in sparks and explosions — and not the kind you want.
    They'll usually end in sparks and explosions — and not the kind you want.

    They'll likely end in explosions — and not the good kind.

    2. You'll never be safe.

    3. At some point, you'll probably end up in a hostage situation.

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    Which is never fun.

    4. Seriously, the bad guys will love kidnapping you.

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    It sucks.

    5. And these kidnappings will leave your apartment in shambles.

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    THAT WAS A BRAND NEW DESK, DAMNIT.

    6. Your father most likely won’t approve.

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    And rightly so!

    7. You'll never know where they are.

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    Or what they're doing.

    8. Or, like, if they're even alive.

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    "Hey baby, just calling to see how you are — and to see if you're still alive. Let me know. OR NOT. WHATEVER."

    9. Most of your evenings together will involve you nursing them back to life.

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    You'll be lucky to see them at all.

    10. After a while, it'll become YOUR job to save them.

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    Or to stop them from embarking on suicide missions.

    11. They'll never be completely honest with you.

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    Their crime-fighting lifestyle won't allow for much secret-swapping.

    12. In fact, you'll be lucky if these stoic motherfuckers open up at all.

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    13. They'll push you away in the name of "keeping you safe" — which is annoying AF.

    14. In addition to their martyr complex, there will be a slew of other emotional issues...

    15. Basically these vigilantes have the power to plunge you into a deep depression.

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    Perhaps even a drinking problem.

    16. And you'll be lucky if you survive them unscathed and PTSD-free.

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    Stay far away from them.

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    Run as fast as you can, tbh.

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