Towards the end of Rise of Skywalker Rey shares a kiss with
Ben Solo/Kylo Ren, just before he dies.
Why do they kiss? Admittedly, his
turning to the Light Side of the Force
would inevitably have created a bond of some sort between them but romance between them never seemed to be on the cards. She seemed repulsed with him throughout much of The Last Jedi. Even in this film they seemed closer to allies than friends.
So why did they randomly kiss at that juncture? It struck me as being rather random and forced since there wasn't any indication that they were interested in each other prior to this moment.