10 Reasons Why Augustus Waters Is The PERFECT Fictional Boyfriend

10 Reasons Why Augustus Waters Is The PERFECT Fictional Boyfriend

It was love at first read.

When I first went to go see "The Fault in Our Stars" in theaters, my friends warned me to bring tissues. I was a freshman in high school and thought I was almost too cool to bring them…but I did. I had already read the book and loved it, but seeing it acted out on screen was priceless.

Anyways, I was in a puddle of tears the whole movie and Augustus Waters became my all-time favorite movie boyfriend from that moment on. Now I’m here to tell the world why.

1. Because he has the biggest heart

Augustus Waters was/is by far one of the sweetest boyfriends a girl in any make-believe universe could have. Not only was he always there for Hazel on a day to day basis but he also gave her his "wish" from the fairy since she used hers when she was only 13 to go to Disney. Talk about a guy giving you everything..down to his last dying wishes.

2. Top-notch communication skills

Augustus certainly wasn't one to be lost for words. His soppy romantic speeches (as pictured above) were one of his many ways of communicating his feelings, which is nice being that at the core I am a soppy romantic as well.

3. Always uplifting and positive, despite his cancer

Augustus may not have lived to be 19, but his legacy and memory would live on in his family and friends hearts. Throughout his battle with cancer, he stayed rather positive and tried to always reassure Hazel that her life was worth living even if he wasn't there to be apart of it.

4. He takes care of his friends

If I had to single out one thing Gus did perfectly, it was being cocky. However, he did it in a subtle way that most people really cannot pull of. That made him even more likable...if that is even possible.

6. Set up the most adorable dates

From picnics in parks topped off with flowers to canal rides in the heart of Amsterdam, Gus was the king of dates. What I appreciated about his and Hazel's dates was that they weren't impossible to recreate (besides the being in Amsterdam part) but were so simple and cute.

7. Was spontaneous and direct (didn't play games)

One of the cutest overlooked moments in this movie/novel depicts Gus freaking out over being on an airplane for the first time. His excitement brought smiles to all the viewer's faces and his love for the little things in life made him even more of a catch.

9. Lived his life just like he drove - fast with no regrets

From the very moment we meet Augustus in TFIOS we quickly learn he is a very bad driver...which is actually kind of cute being that there were no tragic car accidents within the span of the movie. His reckless car driving skills actually parallel his approach to life-fast without no regrets...or as Augustus says," I'm on a rollercoaster that only goes up my friend."

10. In love with everything he had

Augustus was someone who gave everything he had to everything and everyone he loved. He was bold and witty. He was sweet and caring...but most of all he was himself and I couldn't love him more for that.

Cover Image Credit: @thefaultinourstarspage

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On April 13th, Taylor Swift posted on her Instagram a picture with the caption "4.26"... since then, every post since has had the same caption, and fans have been theorizing ever since.

1. It's going to be very different from "Reputation"


Looking at her current pastel Instagram theme, it is very, very different than dark, mysterious vibe from her "Reputation" days.

2. This will be one of Taylor's happiest albums yet


Taylor has stayed out of the media for the most part since the release of "Reputation", and I believe that she's enjoyed her time, focusing on her music, friends, family, and relationships during this downtime.

3. This album will reflect on her childhood


In 2016, in an interview with Glamour magazine, Taylor revealed that she was bullied in school, and her mom would often take her to T.J.Maxx after school to look at the opal jewelry in order to cheer her up. On April 14th, she posted a picture of jewelry, including opal. Also, one could say that her current Instagram profile picture has an opal tone to it. These could be hints to Taylor tapping into her childhood for her newest album. Oh, and she dressed up as a "childhood hero" for a New Year's Eve party...

4. ...But also focus on moving forward


From her fresh, pastel Instagram theme to the flowers, butterflies, and overall springy vibes, Taylor has an airy, happy vibe that yells fresh, new life. Perhaps the album will also focus on her rising above everything from "Reputation" and all of the new things in her life.

5. It's going to have hidden eggs placed within the lyrics


All Swift fans know that Taylor loves to play games and create puzzles for us to figure out leading up to album releases. Why does the album itself have to be any different? Hopefully TS7 will have hidden gems in it as well...

6. Jack Antonoff and Max Martin will be back


Jack and Max have been with Taylor since "1989," and I don't think they're going anywhere. If they made it through the sound shift between Swift's 5th and 6th albums, they can work with whatever new ideas Taylor comes up with.

7. If the old Taylor is dead, I think TS7 will be when the new Taylor fully emerges


There's been some butterfly emojis and imagery flying around on Taylor's Instagram, and in a way, I think TS7 will be Taylor emerging from her cocoon of sorts into a butterfly. "Reputation" showed that she was capable of change, and this new album will show a more mature version of Taylor.

Chances are all of these are 100% wrong... but hey, it's fun to theorize while we wait for her new single/album to drop on April 26th.

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