Be elusive. Play so hard to get that they’re slowly driven insane. And when they finally find you, which they will, flip their boat and kill their friends. Works every time. Wait, what was the goal here again?
Gandalf the Grey
Recruit them for an epic, near-impossible quest revolving around good, evil, and jewelry.
I like to be violently standoffish until the guy derides me into submission—an end result that society ought to find troubling and offensive, but instead they’re like, “Way to go, dude!” God I hate the patriarchy.
First, get your hands on a million dollars. Second, transform yourself into an entirely different person. Third, move in across from your crush and throw a ton of insane parties. Fourth, repeat the past. Don’t stop repeating, no matter what. Everything is going to work out great, and/or you’re going to die and only 3 people will come to your funeral.
Always go for someone who happens to be the sworn enemy of your entire family. Then marry them 24 hours after your first date. What could possibly go wrong?