I think we can all agree on the fact that Eurus had no interest in hearing Molly Hooper say the words ‘I love you’. She wanted Sherlock to say it. Like Mycroft says: ‘This is all about you. Everything here’. She went as far as engraving the words on the coffin, placed artfully in the … More Why I think Eurus knew that Sherlock was in love with Molly
Say what you will about them as a ship, but Sherlock respects Molly greatly and I think– save for Watson– she’s the character that brings him closer to humanity. … More Does Sherlock Respect Molly?
I like the idea of Sherlock realising that he loved Molly under duress. I see no issue with the idea at all. It makes perfect sense to me. This is Sherlock Holmes after all. Loving someone romantically has never been an option. He wouldn’t even consider asking himself the question. Add his life-long conviction taught by Mycroft that caring is a disadvantage, the repressed loss of Victor, the loss of Mary, the constant threat of losing John and the case of Irene Adler to the mix and that’s what you get: Being in love? Never. … More He has always loved her.