So, two people in love take time getting there, and the love is all the deeper for the time taken. We all know that. What we didn't know or anticipate is that the time taken is because girls slow time down by their irresistible urge to go o-f-f i--n--t--o re---ve---rieeeeeeees. These take about 10 minutes in their heads and half-an-hour of real time apiece. Also, they involve facial contortions of the most convoluted sort. Most importantly, the girl needs a friend who causes things to happen in the couple's favour by virtue of the diabolical voices in her (the friend, i. e.) head.