She was prettier than she thought. But she never realized it until she left her home in the country and moved to the big city.
He coulda been cute, if he'd thought about it. But he didn't. Which was part of what she found cute about him. No, she didn't make sense.
Through a humorous yet poignant series of events, neither of them told the other they were cute. Ignored romantic tension built, like the weight of water behind a dam.
And then once, when they were both tipsy, they blurted it out at the same time.
Vigorous sexing ensued.