I wrote an introspective post on how dating and pumpkin picking seem to be the same. It was full of girly fluff and analogy. polyanarch
"Don't think too hard about this. Just find one that is roughly the right shape and size that pleases you. Cut it's head off, rip it's guts out, carve it so that the face makes you happy and when it starts to get smelly throw it to the curb and forget about it."
Context is better suited for a pie filling, after Halloween.