This has to happen, right?
I mean, in the big scheme of things, the probability of someone falling for another someone are incredible when you zoom out just a little. Even before the awkward icebreakers, testing the water, getting to know them – even before any conversation period, you have to deal with the probability of two human beings meeting at some point and actually taking the step into interaction. Without that segue into everything else, what else even happens?
You reach the other side of the crosswalk. Your head’s still down. Nothing has changed.