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Unfortunately, the term ended up being misused to describe simply quirky female characters, with many who are actually well-rounded being given this label.Rabin would later disown the term, because instead of creating awareness of the "lack of independent goals in female characters", the concept instead accidentally ended up suggesting that ALL quirky and fun women automatically merited this trope, whether they actually fit in or not.By the end of the day, they'd set up their first date. Jacob seemed like the whole package: "Attractive, brilliant, and driven," Smith remembers thinking.Just before their wedding, though, he got laid off.The story may even be told from their perspective, revealing that there is more to them than bringing adventure to brooding guys.Deconstructions of the idea may show that they resent being considered only useful for the benefit of the main character, idolized as something that they are not, or that once the main character reaches their "enlightened" stage, the MPDG moves on to the next person who needs their help.
Contrast Nerd Nanny and Yamato Nadeshiko for examples of calmer and more mature ladies.Compare Cloudcuckoolander, Genki Girl, Perky Goth, Uptight Loves Wild, Savvy Guy, Energetic Girl, Pom-Pom Girl for similar personality roles.May also overlap with Trickster Girlfriend if she enjoys playing tricks on the protagonist and deliberately misleading him just for the fun of it."Manic Pixie Dream Boys", where they exist, tend to either be young (e.g., a Kid Sidekick) or immature.Five years ago, Sara Smith, now 32, met the man she would marry while standing in line for tomato soup at a Chicago Au Bon Pain during a busy lunch hour.