Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman. Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser. Stella Lane and Michael Phan. Naledi Smith and Thabiso Moshoeshoe. Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy. Dominic Frey and Silas Mason.

Just to name a few.

Romance is rife with swoon-worthy couples, lovers whose union is literally the stuff that dreams are made of. These are pairs who thrill us with the astonishing power of their passion, whose happiness together sparks great joy, and whose happily ever after is nothing less than perfect.

Who is your favorite couple in romance? And do not even think about nominating Romeo and Juliet. NOT A ROMANCE. Rant over.)