THAT ANALOGY AT THE END THOUGH. Also, these older people act like Millennials are the only ones who are currently capable of spending money, but there's a shit ton of baby boomers that could be spending their "hard earned" money, too.
Candle girl looking for better things while Match boy stuck in his woes of not being able to see what was wrong with their pairing in the first place and ends up overlooking her feelings and focuses on himself and his sadness.
Humorous beginnings set up false more light tones for darker books and sometimes present the character’s first conflict. They could also, if you are writing in person or person limited, show more of your character’s personality/views.
This is like every sitcom marriage portrayal ever and every irl woman saying they need to lower their bar / not be as picky when choosing potential partners; I'm going to die alone before I settle tho.