They study the field, armed with their well-crafted pick-up lines, designed to enchant their selected targets.If successful, they achieve what they set out to do only to have no interest in seeing their selected targets ever again.
I just wanted to get to know her to see if we were a match, but my peers saw her as a competition that ultimately turned me off.
It wasn't peer pressure that led to the turn off, but rather, the fact I felt locked into a game I knew would only lead to more problems down the road.
I still dated while fielding the occasional questions from my peers and elders about why I had to yet to find love.
They were curious about what I desired in a romantic partner.
Yet, for multiple reasons, most of which are unknown, relationships never developed.