She trusts in her love and the possibility of being loved back. This is the pain I want to talk about. The fear and ache on her face, her fingers unbuttoning jeans and slipping panties off. The light falling across her soft skin as she takes a deep breath before the last of her defenses drops to a pile on the floor.
One of the oldest and most basic plots goes thus: boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy regains girl. Details vary, but those are the major Narrative Beats. For example, in Romeo and Juliet : boy Romeo meets girl Juliet. Boy loses girl due to infighting between their crazy families that ends up with two people dead and boy being banished. Boy finds girl again in her tomb, so he kills himself, but it turns out she was Not Quite Dead and In fact, there are so many examples of this trope the massive quantities of romantic comedies, for instance that this page is merely going to list interesting variations, subversions, and inversions. Meet Cute is a subtrope of this.