...are sometimes a little more energetic than we would like.
I was informed by a Very Reliable Source that life is not to be thought of only as ironic but also as hopeful. For example, a "perfectly nice boyfriend" leaves to make way for my "absolutely splendid husband" someday. And no doubt I grew through each relationship, making me that much closer to being ready for him--whoever HE may be. :P
Isn't life hopeful? (and ironic.)