When the hero of the show and one of the antagonists have a romantic tone right out in the open, as opposed to Foe Romance Subtext.This adds a degree of tension to the relationship, and as long as you make sure the antagonist is less of a "villain", we're allowed to root for them.

As the name indicates, this tends to be the gender dynamic of a male hero and a female villain.

A female hero and a male villain is far rarer, but not unheard of (speculation as to why this gender dynamic occurs can be found on the Analysis page).

She had predicted the failure of courtship back in the 90s and I wanted to understand how and why. After 20 years there still is no general consensus as to what courtship is.

But here are the elements most conservative communities have in common: My grandmother grew up in a marginally Christian community.

Each year I waited for courtship to start working and for my homeschool friends to start getting married. The whole point of courtship was to have a happy marriage, not a high divorce rate.

So I humbled myself and took my grandmother out for dinner to hear why she thought courtship was a bad idea all those years ago.

Their different senses of morality will conveniently keep things from progressing too quickly and sometimes they won't move at all, since the character won't be as fun if they go straight. Compare Go-Karting with Bowser (when the relationship is platonic rather than romantic or sexual), Loves My Alter Ego (for similar relationships between heroes and bystanders), and Defecting for Love (which happens when the Catwoman decides to go straight after all).

The same concerns about getting rid of the dramatic tension that fuel Will They or Won't They? Easily overlaps with Villainesses Want Heroes and Trickster Girlfriend.

People went to church on Sunday, but that was the extent of their religious activity.