As a coming of age story, Harry Potter
runs into its fair share of adorable and cringe-worthy couples. Many of us felt this all too well during our first screenings of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
. But relationships are a normal part of life and the books do a pretty good job of portraying the ups and downs. Some people work really well together, while some work out so poorly that they unintentionally cause a massive rift in the wizarding community. Talk about a messy breakup.
For the most part, we’ll be focusing solely on characters mentioned or existing in the main Harry Potter franchise. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
is not included. So here are the 5 best and 5 worst relationships in Harry Potter.
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