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There are many integral parts to the development of a romance, most of which have been used so frequently over time that they have (barring a gentle touch and fantastic execution) become bullet points on a checklist. One of these points is specifically designed to sweep up the audience’s attention in a crescendo of emotional gratification: the confession scene.