The subsequent lack of "volume" in the Romance Arc, in turn, begs for compensation: having characters fall for each other out of nowhere can make any romance come across as a Token Romance, and hence what often happens is that the writers start firing every possible drama cannon so as to impress upon the viewers that .
The characters don't merely start dating nor just fall in Love at First Sight; they are thrown into a state of immense amorous passion, starry eyed, Intertwined Fingers, kissing passionately, and promising each other an eternity of happiness simply Because Destiny Says So.
If that person hesitates to freely offer any of this information, consider it a red flag because there are precious few reasons why someone would withhold full disclosure: Depending on the part of the country in which you live and your age and economic situation, your date may offer to pick you up in a cab, a limo, a scooter, a wagon, a bus, or not at all. Meeting at some nearby landmark — the fountain in town, the gas station, the Piggly Wiggly — has several advantages.
While a car may sound like a good idea, consider other, safer and potentially saner, alternatives. It’s public, close to home, and chances are, neighbors who care about you will see you.
Not only is it smart to be safe rather than sorry, you’ll feel more relaxed as well.
If your mom or your big brother is likely to grill you about your date for weeks afterward, pick someone else to tell — a friend who gives you the same kind of info.
Keep a few points in mind when editing; His single-minded objective is to prevent his dream from occurring, no matter what the cost.
For this weak motivation, he betrays the Jedi, slaughters children, tries to kill his friend and mentor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, ends democracy so that Palpatine can begin a galactic empire... All of this to save someone for whom his love is not even very convincing.
Can crop up when the writers want to quickly counteract Ho Yay, Incest Subtext, or a Relationship Writing Fumble.
Often results in an Audience Reaction version of I Can't Believe a Guy Like You Would Notice Me or What Does She See in Him? Compare Ships That Pass in the Night for fanon couples like this. Note: While some of the examples are universally agreed upon, this trope can get very subjective due to Ship-to-Ship Combat, Shipping Goggles, or plain disagreements.
You’ll feel better and safer if you’ve been sensible.