First kisses are rarely the romantic, well choreographed events that Hollywood makes them out to be. They're often awkward, and sometimes messy, but many of us still look back on them fondly (if a little sheepishly). Very rarely though, they really are magical.
Reddit user EchtGeenSpanjool asked:
User responses were a mix of the usual embarrassing hijinks of teens feeling out how relationships work and inexperienced adults doing the same. There were a few stories that really stood out from the crowd, you'll find them below.
A Chance Meeting on Vacation
My first kiss was weird (as I assume most first kisses are) but also beautiful. I was 17, decided I was too old to not have kissed, so on vacation I kissed a guy during our first date whom I had met in a bus. This was in India, we are both Dutch. He has been my boyfriend for the past 2 years.
Sometimes It’s Worth Waiting
I was 20, and I always felt "pathetic" by not having kissed anyone during high school. So when I finally got a date with a girl it was such a fantastic feeling. I didn't intend to kiss her on our first date, I just wanted to talk and get to know her. The 2nd date we grabbed dinner and saw a movie together. Walking back to our cars, I really wanted to give her a kiss goodbye, but I was so nervous I didn't know what to do, so in a squeeky voice I asked for a hug instead and gave her a hug.
The next time we saw each other was at her house and we watched the first lord of the rings movie. Ontop of freaking out about wanting to ask for a kiss, it was the first time I was in a girl's house, so it made me even more nervous. The movie comes to an end and she is walking me out. I was her doorway about to leave, and I tried to force myself to ask her for a kiss. It is hands down, the absolute most nervous I've ever been my entire life. I could barely form a word, and my legs felt like they'd give way any second.
After what felt like an eternity, I asked if I could kiss her, and she said yes! I didn't think she'd actually say yes, so I said that I've never kissed anyone before. She said to not worry, and leaned in to kiss me. I felt like I was flying through the clouds when she kissed me! It was the most amazing experience I've had in years. Driving home after that I was smiling ear to ear, I was so dam happy. Still with her, going strong for over a year now :)
A Fondly Remembered Gift
It was a "gift" from my older buddy's 17-year-old girlfriend on my 16th birthday. It was soft and sweet and wonderful and few since have come close.
I kick myself to this day for not trying to get with her when she and my buddy broke up, but she went to college a year before I did so I lost track of her. Heard from a friend she's now married with grown kids living not far from where we went to high school, while I live 2000 miles away.
She was tall and pretty with red hair and freckles and her name was Gene because her dad wanted a boy but she was definitely NOT that.
Thanks for the memories, Gene. 47 years later I still remember you.❤️
I was 14, and I got my first and second kiss on the same night. They were two different people, a guy and a girl. I don't remember the order, because it was also the first time I'd ever gotten drunk. I just remember the feeling. I kissed the boy and I didn't feel much of anything. I kissed the girl and I felt everything. I'd had feelings for girls before that point, and that really put it in perspective.
Anyways, he's gay now, she's bi, I think, and I'm gay.
New Romance In a New Country
I was 20, and had just moved to a new country. It was at a party; he was a native and I was clearly not, but we were enchanted by each others accents nonetheless. He and I talked and flirted for an hour, and then he asked me to dance. It happened pretty quickly after that. It was really sweet, just the pure kind of "hey I like you" kiss. I remember thinking that kissing felt smaller and softer than I expected lol.
If I was bad at it, he didn't let on and we danced and shared kisses for maybe an hour again before I had to leave. He invited me to his apartment and I declined, but we did go on a date a week later. Looking back, it wasn't anything more than pleasant, but I developed a head over heels crush on him for it. I was incredibly sad when he told me the next week that he was too busy to date anyone, but it all worked out because a month and a half after that I met my first love.
I never saw him again after that date, but we're still friends on facebook, and he's still a really cool guy. It wasn't the story my 11 year old self once hoped for, but I'm happy with how it happened and it's a memory I treasure.
It was the second time I had met him, and we were both drunk. Had been the first time as well.
He was very flirtatious the first time we met, but this time it was more over the top. When he showed up he sat next to me and we partially cuddled, and a few minutes later we were inside when a friend said he should kiss me.
And so he did, and we made out for a bit on my bed. I didn't really know what I was doing but it was nice.
But then he realized he was actually straight and so nothing came of it. We were friends for a while but recently that came to an end as well.
I actually have a great/awful first kiss story to share. I was 12 or 13, in 7th grade, had my first girlfriend, and basically her friends scheduled our first makeout session to be held after school in the unisex bathroom between the boys' and girls' locker rooms. A person more nervous than me never existed before that day. I answered the call of duty though, took up my station and waited for her. She arrived, we commenced making out aggressively (probably like two snakes trying to swallow the same ostrich egg), and after several minutes we stopped and pulled away. I saw horror in her face, and she saw the same in mine. SHE WAS COVERED IN BLOOD! (As was I). We didnt know wtf happened. Turned out, she got a bloody nose. It was traumatizing, to say the least.
BONUS STORY: my most recent kiss, as a guy in his late 30s whose wife left him several months ago and is going through a divorce, is possibly WORSE! I met this awesome girl, who is young(er) extremely good looking, and 6'1 (without shoes). We had gone out on a couple of occasions, I was playing the gentleman and taking it very slow. Third date rolls around, we go to arguably the nicest restaurant in a big city, have drinks after at a private club, then go to a dive bar for a nightcap. The deal is sealed, so to speak. We are leaving the bar, about to take an Uber back to her place. We walk out of the bar, her ahead of me, hand in hand. She turns around to kiss me. I lean up on my tippy toes (I'm just shy of 6', she is wearing heels). We are on the edge of a curb. She loses her balance and is embracing me (and me her). We go down like a pair of intertwined trees, with me taking the full force on my nose/face. I broke my nose in two places and ended up with 12 stitches and a concussion. She broke up with me a week ago.
Tldr: I absolutely suck at first kisses.
It was honestly perfect.
We were standing on the edge of a dock looking onto the Lake. We were talking, but moving closer to each other slowly the whole time. Eventually she laid her head on my shoulder, I kinda leaned her way too. We then looked each other in the eyes (something I have trouble with), and we kissed.
And then she emotionally abandoned me, and now we barely talk.
Still a nice moment.
Loves Worth Holding Your Breath For
We were laying down on the couch facing each other and I was petting his beard while we talked. He leaned in and kissed me, which I was entirely expecting but I definitely didn't object. The only problem was that it was winter and one of my nostrils was blocked, and his nose was pressed against the unblocked one so I couldn't breathe. I guess I didn't mind, because we've been married a little over a year now.
But if you want to know the truth my real first kiss was in fourth grade when my lil boyfriend pecked me on the lips underwater at a pool party. We went steady for a little while, but we were like ten. We went to the same high school, but we haven't kept up much.
“This Is Why You Use Your Words!”
I was 21, she was 18. We had been friends for a couple months and I had made it clear from the beginning I liked her, but she had recently broken up with a serious boyfriend and I was cool with just being friends.
We started to get closer and eventually she told me something really personal that had happened to her before and she was really down about it. It was a very serious thing so I dropped everything to go see her. We talked for a while and I shared some bad things that have happened to me. She started inching closer and closer and me being clueless didn't notice, but I could tell she was struggling with something in her mind.
I asked her what was up and she said she was trying to decide something and I asked if it was kissing me. She said yes and asked if I wanted that.
I told her she was the person I'd always imagined being my first kiss. And described how that was the truth. (Which it was.) She smiled really big and said, "This is why you use your words!" And leaned in. It was like a fucking movie. She agreed with me later. The first time we said we loved each other was similar.
We dated for like three months, shit went down, she blocked my number for six months until I, (dead serious here,) stumbled upon her Reddit account by complete accident. We reconnected and now I consider her my best friend. She lives in another state and has a boyfriend she loves more than she loved me. I'm genuinely happy for her. She's such a strong, great, and supportive person. I'm happy to be her friend at all.
This was only a little over a year ago. I realized I'm bisexual and have a boyfriend now.
Short of having a shopping addiction, no one actually likes spending money on stuff.
Why would you ever willingly give it away? It's your money!
Which might be why it feels so bad when you have to spend money of something that should be free from the beginning. People/ corporations are going to chase that cheddar, though, so there's little you can do besides complain, which frankly might be the best thing the internet is for.
"What should be free?"
Let's get these out of the way first...No, let's get this first one out of the way first.
Hidden fees are the worst.
Hidden. F***ing. Fees.
"Transaction/processing fees when you order a digital product online. Such as a concert ticket, where you pay 6 euro extra while you pay online, and have to print the ticket yourself."
"Or processing fees to pay bills that you need. Duke energy charges a $7 processing fee for you to pay your energy bill. Like wtf."
Pay To Pee
"Public bathrooms! The amount of human piles of poop around because the homeless have no where to relieve themselves!"
"Live in a very tourist-y part of the U.K., all public toilets charge and most cafes/pubs/libraries won’t let people use their toilets. As someone who lives here year round it’s really frustrating and doesn’t seem to make sense."
Want A Better Society? Educate Them.
"College. Or at the very least, college APPLICATIONS. If you're gonna require it for most careers, atleast make it accessible for people. And I just think it's stupid that people have to pay to get rejected."
"Oh god I hate that so much. Same with applying to apartments it’s such a waste of money if you don’t get approved. It racks up quickly too."
It does feel grimy when "official documentation" that is "mandatory" has to be bought and paid for not by the people requiring it, but by the people needing it.
Forcing Us To Pay For Something We're Forced To Have
"ID cards issued by the government. Especially since you need them for almost every aspect of daily living."
"I'm not the biggest fan of free stuf but having to pay for a piece of paper that says "I exist" is ridiculous."
It'll never not feel bad having to pay for something we expect to be free, but it feels ten times worse when it's something you need to get by in life. As in, need to live.
Let's All Agree To Take Care Of Each Other
"All base needs up to a level. I mean stuff we need to survive, eg. power, water,... and things we are required to use to be relevant in daily life internet,..."
"Seeing how now power companies are fuel companies are having THE biggest profit in years while more and more families are pushed into bigger and bigger deths just to get by."
"Same goes for internet tbh, poor kids are just not getting by in school becasue they lack the basic stuff every other kid has to get further in life. I am not saying they need the fastest possible internet with unlimited dl, but give them so they can work for school so the vicious cycle can be broken."
We Need It More Than Anyone
"All mental health services. If you don’t have benefits or a VERY good paying job, they are unaffordable for how often most people really need them. At $120-160/ session even once a week is not affordable for most people these days"
A Fine Line Between Need And Want
"Drinking water, sure. But water is an expendable resource and it should honestly be more restricted when we think about cases like people watering their lawns."
Paying To Live
"Insulin. People are dying because of greedy pharmaceutical companies."
"But We're 'Pro-Life'" - Jerks
"Birth control of all kinds."
"For anyone who b*tches about spending taxpayer money, I'd ask whether it costs more to provide condoms or to house prisoners."
"Giving birth (In the us)"
"As a female US citizen the more I learn about the whole giving birth sh*t the less I want kids. My friend just had a baby, there were some complications. She is now paying off a 14k hospital bill! The lowest I have hears is 8k. 8k just to have a f-cking kid! For a country that is gung-ho about forcing women to have kids they have missed the mark completely."
Everyone is looking for their payout, and unfortunately sometimes we're the ones who have to give it to them, whether it makes sense or not.
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The worst part of having breasts is Florida.
I didn't even say large breasts. Just breasts, any breasts. Florida and breasts are mortal enemies sworn to battle one another into oblivion until the end of days.
In other states, you and your ladies can live a more peaceful life. Here in Florida, it's A Song of Sweat And Fire Ants.
Ever get tiny little jellyfish stuck under your side-boob? Happens here all the time.
Bikinis should come with a "Sand Lice, Your Titty Crease, And You" informational pamphlet.
Wanna jog? Hope you accounted for the fact that the air is soup and will chafe and cauterize your nipples.
Know what limits your field of vision, making you more likely to accidentally step on a snake and/or gator? Boobs.
Know what slows you down as you try to escape the angry reptile from the above paragraph? Also boobs.
Reddit user Saibotnl1 asked:
"What's the most negative thing about having boobs?"
Now take all this stuff they said sucked, and then put it inside of a steam oven filled with mosquitos. That's Florida.
And Florida is incompatibile with breasts.
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"I love them but running can be a nuisance even in a good sports bra."
"When I go to work, there is a woman that usually runs on the shoulder of the road. I gasp at how much her boobs bounce. Isn't that doing damage to tissue? Painful?"
"Yes! I literally always hold mine when going up/down stairs so they dont bounce. Running is uncomfortable even with a good bra :/ "
"If it's a sports bra that holds you, it's so tight that it's impossible to get into or out of without a whole team of people like a pit crew."
"If you can comfortably get into it, it won't hold the girls for long."
"Cardio is just not worth all this."
"As a kid I wasn't fit enough for jump rope, but now that I'm older and have the big boobies it feels even more impossible to ever indulge in."
Literally In The Way
"They get in the way!!"
"Lately I've been getting frustrated with exercise. My personal trainer will say to hold something a certain way and I'll try but it's so uncomfortable because my boobs are completely in the way."
"She has small boobs so she doesn't account for them being in that space right in front of your chest."
"My English teacher in 10th grade was drinking water one day when a few drops landed on his shirt. He then complained about getting older and how he never stuck out far enough to get his shirt wet."
"I just sighed."
"4th grade. 4th grade is when I stuck out too much to avoid drips."
"So very much this."
"I refuse to do mountain climbers when my trainer suggests it, she started to get mad saying it's a great exercise. My retort was that I'd really rather not knee myself in the breasts as part of my workout."
"The lady has small boobs and replied that she had never thought of that!"
"Probably growing them."
"It hurts, and if you get big boobs young and quickly, it’s both physical and social agony."
"It hurts to grow them, first of all, your chest aches and bumping them against anything really hurts - and since they’re a sudden, large addition to your body, you’re ALWAYS bumping them on stuff."
"But the social aspect is worse."
"Your female family members comment on them slyly and smirk at your response."
"Your male friends look at you weird and you have to realize they see you as more sexual than girls with smaller chests, even though you literally cannot control this."
"Other girls can be nasty and jealous."
"Eventually I learned to manage all this and I like having breasts now; but from like 11-16 I was so frustrated and upset that I had developed them at all."
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"The sweat and itch!"
"Also that they're like two volcanos, which isn't especially practical during summers or when you're a constantly hot temperatured person anyway."
"No matter what I try, the skin under my boobs never cools down!"
"Boob sweat is the bane of my existence when it's even a little bit hot outside - and sometimes even when it's not lol..."
"I hate the feeling of sweat on my boobs. I just put tissue between and underneath my boobs to hopefully absorb the sweat so it won’t start to itch and drip."
"I STILL am not able to remove them after a long day. Why?!"
"Why can't I just set em aside for the night, all done. Why hasn't technology advanced to this possibility yet??"
"Absolutely they would. The relief we would get ... oh my god it sounds divine."
"Maybe I wouldn’t be so b*tchy."
"I’d honestly probably only wear them for ren faire, and leave them at home the rest of the year."
"The double standard of girls with small chests and big chests."
"If you have a big chest no matter what you wear or do it's sexual. But for girls with smaller chests they can get away with crop tops or v necks or even swim suits."
"Lol the bigger girls who spent their entire grade school years getting sent to the principal's office for breaking dress code will agree with you."
"Loose shirts will tent and billow up in the wind as you walk-- dress coded."
"Tight shirts that don't tent but cling to your chest-- dress coded."
"And don't even think about anything but a crew neckline, or you'll be dress coded again."
"I always got in trouble for wearing dresses in school, but skinny Minnie wearing something even worse gets by no problem just because she doesn't fill it out the way I do."
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"Bras are expensive and you need regular bras, sports bras, probably something special like a strapless or low back if you have a special occasion or something."
"And don't even get me started on women's healthcare ..."
"Stage 4 breast cancer patient here, and it costs me about an extra $5000/yr to stay alive if everything goes well."
"I just stopped breastfeeding and none of my bras fit anymore."
"I’ve just been wearing sports bras every day because I don’t even know what cup size I am anymore and I don’t want to spend a fortune replacing all of my bras."
"Plus if you choose not to wear bras for any number of reasons, you’re treated as deviant or an acceptable target of inappropriate attentions."
"Laying on your stomach can be tricky."
"Laying on your back can be tricky as well."
"And on your side."
"Just laying in general with big boobs is a hassle."
"However women in my life have found it difficult to get a decent back massage because of this. I've seen plenty of massage tables with head holes, but none with boob support..."
"Semi-suffocating yourself on the beach while trying to get some sun on your back is fun."
"The fact that I look like a walking refrigerator if I wear a loose fitting top, as it billows shapelessly around my body in an odd fabric rectangle."
"But if I wear something form fitting, I look like a lady of the night and am treated as such."
"OMG this !!"
"I feel like all my girlfriends around me have such a fashion sense and can wear things with such grace but I always look as you’ve described. Like either I look like a couch pillow or Jessica Rabbit."
"Sometimes I just want to cut them off honestly."
"Yeah I’ve been wanting a reduction since a was a teen because of the back pain and catcalling, and many people I know with a bigger chest feel the same way."
"I had no idea women hated their boobs so much! It honestly is shining a light on an idea I have never thought of."
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"They might try to kill me."
"Breast cancer runs in my family and I have to have my first mammogram this year at 36."
"My mom was negative for both BRCA genes but there are 6 others they’ve discovered since she had cancer that we haven’t been tested for."
"Insurance won’t cover me to test unless she tests positive for one."
"Fun fun fun."
"My mom died from breast cancer at 46. I started getting mammograms at 34."
"Luckily, I took the BRCA test and was negative."
"Constantly being sexualized."
"I’m the least sexual person but people assume I’m super sexual because of my body. And I hate it"
"Yup, I'm ace and I honestly just want them chopped off to be rid of the constant sexualization of my body."
"It makes me really uncomfortable."
"My friend in elementary school had a condition where she went into puberty super early and had large breasts by 3rd grade."
"We would walk together to elementary school every morning and get cat called a lot, but we were too afraid to tell our parents because we thought they wouldn't let us walk together anymore."
"She would have teachers make comments about them."
"When we were older she talked about how insanely awful and alienating it made her feel growing up. Her younger sister had the same condition, but went on puberty blockers for it."
"These pendulous bags of hell have destroyed my back."
"Even a decade after a reduction surgery, I remain in daily pain. And now as an added bonus they get to be misshapen, scarred horribly, and completely useless for raising a baby."
"I didn’t realize how heavy they are until I got together with girl with big boobs and woooooow they are heavy!"
"I got C cups in fifth grade and those f*ckers went all the way to G by senior year."
"My posture was/is awful and I've felt like an old woman since I was a teenager. I don't even want babies, so they're never actually gonna be useful either."
See what I mean?
They're kind of awful once they hit a certain size, and that size is pretty much ANY size if you're in Florida.
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There are humane ways to tell someone to go home after a... liaison.
How can one be so rude after being so intimate?
I'm not saying you have to snuggle and profess love, but damn, a quick... "thanks, I hope life is kind to you" goes a long way.
Redditor sumyungdood wanted to hear the tea about the times they had to tell a lover to take a hike. They asked:
"What is the worst way someones asked you to leave after sex?"
Tell me your worst. Mine our stories where I had find my clothes in the dark and sneak out naked.
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"Asked if he could drive my car to the gas station to buy cigarettes and when he came back he told me he left my keys in the car and it was running."
"An old friend invited me over for her famous beef stew. I got there, we fool around, had sex, then right after she handed me a tupperware of the stew and said 'you got sex and stew, now please leave.' Still not sure if that's the worst way I was kicked out or the best."
"Most of the people here didn’t get stew. You did okay!"
'is it that obvious'
"Went home with a girl from the bar. After we had sex, she said something like 'soooo... think you can get an Uber now? If not, I GUESS you can sleep on the couch for a few hours.' Here I was, sitting on some random girl's couch trying to find an Uber at 4 AM. Mercifully I did find one and when the guy picked me up he said 'so, your hookup kick you out?' I said 'is it that obvious' and he replied 'you weren't the first one I drove back to their car tonight and you probably won't be the last.'"
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"Go grab some Taco Bell. You can eat it on your way home. Honestly it was better than the sex. And I don't even like Taco Bell that much."
I hate Taco Bell. And since reading this... I hate people.
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"She lit a cigarette, then looked at me for like 20 seconds, and said 'Well, bye.' I just got dressed and left. Never saw her again."
And you are?
"While dozing off, he gently tapped my shoulder, and said: 'Maribel, you can’t stay here.'"
"My name is not Maribel."
"See this is what happens when you don’t let people talk about Bruno."
"He got off me and started looking at pictures of other women on Instagram, and commenting on how much more attractive they were than me and told me 'oh yeah you can go now.' We were best friends for like two years up until that moment."
"I’m open minded but this is exactly why I often don’t trust male friendships. You could even be a lesbian and one moment of vulnerability they may take advantage of that. I know it’s unrelated but your experience made me upset and I’m sorry you had to go through that."
"He rolled over, grabbed his phone, and without even looking at me said 'find your clothes, you know where the door is' and just laid there on his phone ignoring me while I gathered my clothes and left. He tried texting me a few days later because he was drunk and horny so I told him 'you know where your hand is' and blocked him."
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"We were good friends for a few years before hooking up after a night of drinking."
"Halfway through sex he told me he can't actually do this because he wanted to get back with his ex and can't mess it up because she's the hottest girl he'll ever be with. He lived in the middle of nowhere and I couldn't leave until the morning so he made me sleep on the couch."
Wow. Some people are truly disgusting. How do you treat other humans this way?
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Most couples are inseparable and enjoy doing everything together, thanks in part to shared mutual interests.
But on occasion, some people in relationships go off in pursuit of one-sided pleasures in secret for various reasons.
These can range from going out to a vegan restaurant when the other person is a carnivore to seeing a Netflix show that is too violent for a squeamish significant other.
Because not every significant other may not share the same passion, Redditors TheTinRam asked:
"What’s a guilty pleasure you hide from your significant other?"
These Redditors needed some "me time."
"Everytime I go on a late night grocery run (once or twice a month) because I work nights, and my wife forgot to grab whatever, I add a $0.70 Mexican soda to the cart. It is just for me. It is something my dad used to get me on especially long days when I was a kid 'helping' him on jobsites. It is my tiny reminder of him."
Story For No One
"I write stories for years now, some of the times she thinks I'm working on the computer but I'm actually writing a story. There is nothing to hide but I just keep it to myself, none of my family members know I write stories. Till today I have written 56 stories (most of them are short)."
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
"Staying up late for peace and quiet."
Chatting For One
"I talk to myself all the time, I was actually wondering last night if it was a really weird thing to do lol"
Naked And Sacred
"I will cruise the house butt naked and just do whatever the hell I want. About once a month. I won’t be able to this summer because the kids will be back in school, but come August, I’ll be naked and free again!"
Some people need to get out of the house.
"Sometimes I take the long way home and talk to myself in the car about my 'problems' - like Self Therapy. I put one earbud in so ppl think I could be on the phone."
"I get quite animated. It helps to get a stressful day out of my system before I get home and switch gears."
"My husband has gluten sensitivity. If he eats regular pizza, his stomach hurts for a couple of days after."
"Well, I don't, so sometimes I say I'm going for a run, and I do run.... to the pizza store, eat a slice, and run back."
Catching Up With The Boys
"Covid has messed it up for a bit now. But every 3 or so months the boys and I all get up like we are going to work at our respective jobs but instead all call in sick and meet for breakfast, then go back to our one buddies place for the day to hangout. Around 4 or 5 one by one we all head home for our normal arrival time."
"It's literally the only way for us all to get together reliably. Most of us have known each other for the better part of 30 years now, going way back to junior kindergarten for some."
"Twice I have let her know my plan for the day and twice I have gotten phone calls to come home early for what ever not some emergency. So now we do it secretly."
Some of the things people do behind their SO's backs is for endearing reasons.
"I don’t know if this is a guilty pleasure necessarily but I pretend to be asleep when he comes home from work because he always kisses me on the forehead."
"I love when she snores."
"She complains (only lightly) about my snoring all the time, and I always feel awful that I make it tricky for her to get a good night's sleep. When she's snoring, I know she's actually going to rest well, and it makes me happy."
Scent Of A Man
"Smelling his clothes. Not creepily, like his boxers. But when he lets me borrow a shirt or a sweater I’ll put it on and just revel in the smell of him on his clothes. If I recall correctly, it definitely wasn’t like this when we first started dating. It’s been over two years now and I only remember doing this around the 7 month mark. He smells really, really good."
The Forever Admirer
"I have a whole album of 'unflattering' pictures of her. Not really something I hide, but they make me happy. She’s so silly yet so beautiful."
They say that a couple that plays together, stays together.
That's all well and good. However, a significant other having some alone time should never be stigmatized.
My husband and I usually watch every TV show together, but I watch Netflix's Ozark by myself because I enjoy intense dramas, immensely.
It's not a secret. And he's glad I watch the shows that I want to watch on my own time–just like I encourage him to watch all those UFO documentaries that he's obsessed with, by himself.
No really, watch them without me.
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