Distracted Boyfriend

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Meme
Synonyms: Man Looking at Other Woman, Unfaithful Meme
Date Started: January 2017
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Distracted Boyfriend is an internet meme featuring a man walking with one woman while he looks over his shoulder at another, creators will write text in front of the man and the two women. Fans use the meme to humorously depict cases where characters, or fans themselves, are attracted to something more then they were expected to be. It is sometimes used in a shipping context.

Example of Distracted Boyfriend Meme, illustrating the distracting power of fandoms
Example from Star Trek: Voyager fandom

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  1. Posted Oct 17th, 2017 by the-chosen-half-of-one, Archived version
  2. Posted August 27, 2017 by tara1517, Archived version
  3. Posted August 27, 2017 by tethrass, Archived version
  4. Posted August 25, 2017 by visguard24, Archived version
  5. Posted September 4, 2017 by infamousbobbyfish, Archived version. 54,988 notes as of 5 December 2018.
  6. Posted September 6, 2017 by thewinterwizard, Archived version
  7. Posted October 17, 2017 by imaginarycircus, Archived version
  8. Posted Oct 27, 2017 by thehufflepuffjedihero, Archived version. 628 notes as of 5 December 2018.
  9. Posted Aug 28, 2017 by reblogorelse, Archived version
  10. Posted September 11, 2017. tumblr screencap of a tweet, Archived version. 3,148 notes as of 5 December 2018.
  11. Posted 28 august 2017 by fivekets, Archived version. 8,171 notes as of 5 December 2018.
  12. Posted August 27, 2017 by boldlygoingnovvhere, Archived version
  13. Posted Sep 11, 2017 by gayybrielreyes, Archived version
  14. Posted September 1, 2017 by cliquephanhamfamtrash, Archived version
  15. Posted Sep 05, 2017 by incoming-wormhole, Archived version
  16. Posted August 29, 2017 by loversofpanem, Archived version
  17. Posted January 3, 2018 by tarthslannister, Archived version