But I've learned that those romantic conventions don't work when you are trying to date a queer person.
I'm a naturally observant person, and I tend to stare at people without really caring if it makes them uncomfortable.
When you are a gay man in your twenties, dating can be an all-around horrible experience.
Buzz Feed reached out to some of those gay twentysomethings to tell us some of their difficulties when trying to date.
I took this group in through my peripherals and noticed the ladies were all wearing sky-high stilettos and ultra-chic outfits.
I also noticed their husbands were all shorter than they were; I wondered if it was because of the heels.
Men who are hotter than their wives, however, are more likely to take them for granted.