There's no doubt about it: Dr. Derek Shepherd has been the subject of many a daydream since he first graced our television screens way back in 2005. Viewers of Grey's Anatomy (the greatest television show of all time) have shed countless tears in the time since he first arrived in Seattle to save lives while simultaneously ruining ours. In case you need a refresher, here are 19 times you were hit with the soul-crushing realization that you'll probably never love your husband/wife as much as you love Derek Shepherd.
*** This article contains SPOILERS through the 11th season of Grey's Anatomy, so heads up if you live under a rock and still don't know what's been going down at Grey-Sloan Memorial ***
1. When you saw him in the first episode and realized you would never be the same again.
2. When he delivered this incredible piece of wisdom.
If Derek is sad, I am sad.