If the object of his desire is 17, how much credibility is there in a young man's claim that he'll “Never dance with another”? You know what I mean? OK, sure, the singer is speaking from the perspective of youth. And some of us might remember how things could seem to a person that age. Besides, who knows? Maybe she's the one. You never know until you cross that room/Paul Turner, The Slice.
Question: Did you have a teen romance that you'd thought would last forever — and didn't?