My sim sent a love letter to Matt Hamming and his response letter said : "I've been waiting my whole life for a letter like that. Of course the jerk then went and got engaged to someone else right after sending it. What's funny is she just had a baby with Nick, too.What kind of messages and letters are others getting? I've been playing the Wainrights in Sunset Valley and Boyd and Susan get letters all the time even though they're happily married and have never looked at the online dating thing. She first sent him a flower pot with a letter, asked him for a date on the phone and got rejected, and then even in the face of being ignored and just being friends (he does invite her over for parties) she then sent him one that said something like, "Let me paint a picture: You and me, together. Simply put, when any unrelated Sim is near your active Sims, you might see a push notification of the visitor being attracted to your Sim.
In game, the teen life stage represents a Sim's life from approximately age 12 or 13 to approximately age 17 or 18.
A new feature of The Sims 3 is attraction, which is available with the latest patch regardless of whether you have Seasons installed.
It's a small mechanic, but it can give your single Sims a romantic target in case you have no other plans.
A Sim who is already Downtown can approach another Sim and say "Let's Date" or "Let's Hang Out".
The controllable Sim will be able to use the "Ask About Mood" interaction to determine which motive his or her date wants to fulfill at that moment.