When you want to befriend people in Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility in order to get married, here are some things that you can do to speed up the process:
- If they (or their relatives) own a business, do part time work.
- Talk to them everyday.
- Compliment them, and give them gifts.
- If you give them a liked or loved gift.
These steps will help you get more friendship or heart points with a village or candidate. These methods work for regular villagers as well. If you want to marry somebody, ensure that you never talk to or befriend their rival.