OH MY GOD.
Oh my god i just realized
The ‘Heart’ symbol for Homestuck
See how it’s only half colored in and its separated from the other half.
Dirk’s ‘other half’ was Jake, and they had a particularly messy breakup. Nepeta gave her heart to Karkat, only to be rejected.
Meulin’s redboyfriend Kurloz hurt her by turning her deaf in the great honk.
Heart players give a part of their love/affection to their significant other, only to be hurt in return.