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Finally finding the love of your life to settle down with after experiencing one disappointing date after another is pure bliss.


But it's what comes after the initial attraction that makes your soulmate one to stick around for.

Whether your significant other performs grand gestures – or even subtle ones – to remind you they're grateful for you, is always appreciated.

But it's the quirky idiosyncrasies that will always prove you've found your person.

To demonstrate this, Redditor Danielly13 asked strangers on the internet:

"What's your favorite thing your SO does?"

Understanding

"She is very understanding. I never feel dumb saying something to her."

dodger28

"Damn wish my relationship with bf were like that."

SleeplessNight21

Brain Like A Sponge

"He's just genuinely an optimistic person and it makes me feel better. He always finds the upside to something and focuses on the good and it's really refreshing - even if I'm being a negative nancy about everything."

"In addition his brain is like a dang sponge. He's so good at obtaining information and everyday I feel like he's telling me something new that he's been learning about, it's pretty cool."

milkenema420

Peace Offering

"If we have an argument and are both huffing, she will secretly order us our favourite take away meal and leave it in the kitchen. I can't resist opening it and then she will come into me and say 'oh?' And we will both just start laughing and say sorry."

luckycharms_889

"My Happiness"

"Always asks me if I'm ok or what's wrong when I'm quiet. I'm in my head a lot so it really helps to keep me grounded. She's my happiness."

allthingsbangboomzip

Cute Voice Memos

"He can never remember the lyrics to any songs. That doesn't stop him from singing along at the top of his voice. We're long distance at the moment and he sends me voice memos of him singing along to songs he knows I like, always with the absolutely wrong lyrics. He's adorable."

AHedgehogNamedSeb

Respect

"She'll turn off her phone and give me her undivided attention."

kukukele

Dance Connection

"My SO is a bit of a music nerd, so when he discovers a new album he puts it on speaker."

"The thing is, he often gets so lost in the moment that he starts dramatically mouthing the words and dances along to the tunes. Soon enough he drags me into his little eccentric dance."

"Are we good at dancing? Hell no, but he's f'ken feelin' it and in those moments the strongest emotions I feel are happiness and gratefulness for his existence."

I_must_not_buuut

What Mutual Passion Does

"Gets super excited about things he is interested in, but even more excited when they are things I am also interested in because it's something we can share."

mkm577

"I can attest that when my girlfriend is interested in stuff I'm interested in it makes me really happy."

MET90LX

Those Three Words

"He randomly says 'I love you'. Like we will just be sitting on the couch watching the news, and he'll say it. I know he means it then. It makes me tingle inside, even after 6 years."

Denverleah74

"Mine does this too. We'll be doing something completely random and he'll just look at me and say I love you baby. Gives me the warm fuzzy feeling inside."

anonymous2278

Hunan Pillow

"loves to fall asleep on me anywhere especially on vechicles."

PaintComprehensive36

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