‘Grey’s Anatomy’: Is McWidow the Best Medicine to Heal Meredith?

Grey’s Anatomy has McWidow, AKA Cormac Hayes (Richard Flood), and Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) on a collision course. And the burning question is whether Cormac’s just the cure to heal her achy breaky heart. Is McWidow the man that can finally get her to move past McDreamy?

Grey’s Anatomy: Meredith Grey & Derek Shepherd Were Off a Rough Patch When He Died

Everyone remembers Grey’s with the Season 11 heartbreak as Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey) walked the line and almost got involved with a coworker while away in DC. He and Meredith Grey had some bitter arguments and there was a rift between them.

Plus, we were all tense knowing McDreamy’s death was ahead on Grey’s Anatomy. Still it was nice that Shonda Rhimes took the steps to put Meredith Grey and Derek back together before he died. But still, they lost all that time and there were lots of hurt feelings.

Plus, they never got to enjoy the reunion really on Grey’s Anatomy. Then, Derek died thanks to medical incompetence. And there’s not much joy in watching the incompetent doc that caused Derek’s death then drop dead himself despite the Grey-Sloan docs’ best efforts.

The bottom line is Meredith Grey was left reeling because it was a senseless death that was totally avoidable. Then, it almost seemed like she went into a numb state on Grey’s Anatomy. She functioned but was sleepwalking to a large degree.

Greys Anatomy: Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey) - Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo)

Meredith’s Rocky Road to Romance – Three Lovers & A Flirtmance

Since losing Derek, Meredith struggled to heal on Grey’s Anatomy. William Thorpe (Scott Elrod) was a blip that didn’t last long or seem to crack open her heart. Things looked better with Nathan Riggs (Martin Henderson) despite that they started things off with parking lot sex.

But, a return from the dead of his soulmate sent him skittering away from Meredith Grey and off Grey’s Anatomy. Enter the love triangle. Atticus Lincoln (Chris Carmac) battled Andrew DeLuca (Giacomo Gianniotti) but Link never got far. However, DeLuca did and made inroads.

The Italian stallion even warmed Meredith up to the point that she said, “I love you”. It was the first time she’d uttered those words since Derek died. Interestingly, their sitch on Grey’s Anatomy mirrored hers with Derek – a resident and an attending. But, they’re at the end of their road.

Greys Anatomy: McWidow - Cormac Hayes (Richard Flood) - Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo)

Cristina Sent McWidow – Does She Know What’s Best on Grey’s Anatomy?

McIrish, McWidow, or whatever you want to call him… Meredith’s BFF Cristina Yang (Sandra Oh) handpicked Cormac. So, that’s a promising sign that he might be her second soulmate. Plus, they’ve both got that lost a spouse vibe going. And both are single parents on Grey’s Anatomy.

We might be heading for a Brady Bunch scenario where Cormac Hayes and his boys move in with Meredith and her crew of kids. Of course, she’ll need to evict some of her other houseguests to make room. But, Grey’s Anatomy has Cormac Hayes on a slow burn with Meredith right now.

Since Meredith found out Cormac Hayes is a single dad that lost his wife, she warmed a little. But, she’s still challenging his surgical approach and pushing her authority as chief of her department hard. But, she needs to ties loose ends with DeLuca on Grey’s Anatomy.

And McIrish doesn’t seem the kind of guy for parking lot sex. He’s thoughtful and less impulsive than her past lovers. In fact, Cormac Hayes may be a solid counter-balance to Meredith Grey in the place in her life she’s at now. Could Cormac be her person? Meredith’s twisted sister certainly thinks so…

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