"Well do you know anything else about her? I bet you've just made up a life outside of class for her in your head. You're getting caught up in a short-sighted proximity infatuation man, just wait a couple weeks after class is over and you won't even remember her."
This was first explained by Zelda Gilroy to Dobie Gillis in the 1959-1963 TV series, The Many Loves Of Dobie Gillis, except Zelda called it "Propinquity."
Me, thinking about F colleague: She is beautiful. I want to...I want to....(you know what)
F colleague: Says nothing, how is she supposed to know what I am thinking? Is SHE thinking the same thing?
First, of all, I'm not that sure she IS beautiful, but it doesn't matter any more, I am infatuated. My wife would not approve of any of this and does not need to know. It's not going anywhere, anyway. Sigh.
David: Bryan, how is things?
Bryan: Don't flatter yourself...i'm fine! Sophia was great, but by no means one of a kind. She was a proximity infatuation.
Bryan: Besides were friends right?
Jason Lee's honesty speech to Tom Cruise, in the movie Vanilla Sky in 2001. After Tom stole Jason's girl in the first half of the movie.