Sinn Fein has lust for power but just can't find a partner
Mary Lou McDonald has a long way to go as she tries to lead her party closer to government
Lust is a strange emotion that brings endless potential - but none of the risks of true love.
Over the past few days, Sinn Fein's lust for power both north and south has been evident.
The party leadership amended a motion that would have restricted Mary Lou McDonald's political flirtations to the likes of the Solidarity-People Before Profit alliance.