This was literally me at the end of Louie Season 2: Ep 14
SHE SAID WAVE, NOT WAIT, YOU IDIOT!
That’s the problem with people and our brains. Once we form a first impression, it’s hard to change it. Louie is soo in love with her and he can’t stop. And he’ll always be looking for signs that show she loves him back, even if there are none at all.
We hear what we want to hear.