Unrequited love is when a man or woman is still in love with another person, but the person they have feelings for doesn’t feel the same way. In most cases, the relationship was ended, not because they wanted to but, because it was impossible to keep seeing each other. Unrequited love is awkward no matter what. An example of unrequited love can be when you and a girl are really good friends, but you want it to be more then just that. Even though you want it to be more then what it already is, she may feel different about the whole situation and only want to be “just friends.” Even thought the girl might have been flirty and giving off the vibe that she wanted more then just a friendship, you have to be for sure that it is something you both want. And if you began to make steps into making it a more then “just friends” relationship, she may think you’re crossing the boundaries ruining anything you ever had with her. In The Great Gatsby unrequited love is one of the many themes. Jay Gatsby, ever since he and daisy were separated, devoted to himself that he would make things between him and her as they use to be. He bought a house across the river from daisy mansion, dreaming that one day they could be together like before he went to the war. While Gatsby was fighting in the war, daisy had no choice but to give up hope on what they had and move on with her life. She met Tom and they soon married. When Gatsby got back from the war, he did whatever he had to do to get daisy back. He used Nick, Daisy cousin, to get in touch with Daisy. While Gatsby and Daisy were becoming close again, Gatsby was getting the feeling that Daisy felt the same way towards him and wanted things like they use to be. Little did he know, daisy just wanted to be friends and nothing more, because even though she did love Gatsby, she didn’t love him like the love they had before the war. Gatsby went to the extremes telling Tom that Daisy never loved him and daisy only wanted him, putting Daisy in an awkward position with her husband. In the end Gatsby didn’t end up getting what he long dreamed for, Daisy, and everyone moved on with their lives. Fortunately for Nick, after he met up with Jordan after their argument and breaking up, Nick learns from Gatsby’s mistakes and doesn’t go back to her even though he loved her.