Unlucky Childhood Friends subtrope:
Victorious Childhood Friends subtrope:
Bill Hanna: Y'know Joe, I always knew these kids would get together someday.
Joe Barbera: Me too, Bill. They were made for each other.
— The Flintstones: I Yabba Dabba Do!
Show me a friendship that's pure and chaste
And I'll show you an engine that's dying to race
— Semisonic "Bed"
One, a teenage boy named Jared, had fallen instantly for a classmate of his who'd turned out to have a longstanding crush on him, so that was all sweet and convenient.
—Narration in Luminosity, on one case of werewolf imprinting.
No more mystery
It is finally clear to me
You're the home my heart searched for so long
It is you I have loved all along
—Dana Glover, "It Is You"
A lot has changed since the days when I used to throw mud in your face... but not everything's changed.
—Mai, Avatar: The Last Airbender comic "Going Home Again"
I know we've been
But now I think I'm feeling something totally new
And after all this time
I've opened up my eyes and now I see
You were always with me
Could it be you and I
Could it be suddenly I'm fallin' for you
Could it be you were right here beside me and I never knew
Could it be that it's true
It's you and it's you
Isn't this great, Cosmo? After all these years, they finally ended up together!
—Wanda regarding Timmy and Tootie at the end of A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!