How do people start a romantic relationship?
Directly initiating a relationship through physical contact and asking a partner to start a relationship. Using a third person, such as a friend or family member, to initiate the relationship. Acting passively and waiting for the other person to make the first move.
How do romantic relationships work?
In this context, romantic relationships can be viewed as voluntary relationships between individuals who have intentions that each person will be a significant part of their ongoing lives. We cannot meet, or maintain a long-term relationship, without sharing some sense of proximity.