Will Meredith Start Dating Again On 'Grey's Anatomy'? Alex Could Be The Person She's Been Waiting For

Just when you think that Grey’s Anatomy has explored every possible coupling in the Grey’s Anatomy universe (and even some probably not in the universe), Shonda is here to shock again. Let me catch you up — after Meredith was brutally beaten by a patient, the first person there to comfort her was… Alex Karev, of course. I think that, in the wake of Derek’s death, Meredith is going to start dating again, and the person Meredith dates on Grey’s Anatomy is going to be Alex Karev. Shocker!

If you would have suggested this to me in 2005, back when we were young and free, I would have thought you were nuts. Karev and Mer totally didn’t get along in the beginning — he thought she was hot and she thought he was cocky. Remember when he almost killed that old lady in the first episode? My point exactly. But over the years, as members of the original cast started to die off and/or leave the show, Karev and Mer got much, much closer. He was the one to pull Meredith back up after Derek died, and he was there for her when Christina left, so much so that it kind of ruined his relationship with Jo. Karev proposed to Jo in the winter finale, but she apparently declined. We could be in for a Meredith and Alex romance, folks. They really do care for each other — let's just hope he doesn't screw it up.

Meredith has caused enough trouble in Alex’s relationship with Jo that I don’t see that coming back anytime soon. Alex loves kids, so it’s not an issue that she has three of them (which is something the show even forgets sometimes). They’ve known each other forever, and I love a best-friends-turned-lovers storyline, don’t you? Shonda, do you hear my prayers? Let’s see a Merev love story, stat.

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