First Contact and the Courtship Narrative

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There are some very basic human stories that we tell over and over again.

One of them is technically called the courtship narrative, but is more simplistically “Boy meets Girl.” (Or girl meets girl, or…)

The courtship narrative is what makes a romance a romance. The bare bones of the plot are always:

  1. Two (or more in poly romance) people meet.



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Jennifer R. Povey

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