21 Things You Will Undoubtedly Learn While Being In A Relationship

As told by the cast of Portlandia, of course.

1. Never, under any circumstances, utter the word “lazy.”


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2. Always at least pretend to be supportive of your significant other’s plan for the future.

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Even if that changes every five minutes.

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3. It’s important to let the other person know what they mean to you.

Like, a lot.

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4. You learn to love that person’s scent.

In a non-creepy kinda way.

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5. Be honest from the beginning if you’re not a fan of something.

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Or you will eventually explode.

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6. It’s alright to be that couple that tries a lot of new things together.

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People will be jealous.

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7. Sometimes your best move is to let the other person vent and get everything out.

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Before you even THINK about speaking.

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8. Asking your parents for advice is perfectly fine.


They’ve been there.

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9. You will learn to know exactly what your significant other orders.

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Down to the side of ranch dressing.

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10. You’ve lucked out if you are with someone who is popular with everyone.


Especially if they are a planner.

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11. Don’t compare yourself to other couples.


Especially on Facebook.

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12. Don’t cheat.

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Just don’t.

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13. Honesty will resolve conflicts a lot faster than dancing around the truth.

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Even though it may hurt a little bit.

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14. …unless they are being ridiculous or unrealistic.


Then, by all means, play the game.

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15. Trust is a must.

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Or else it becomes a situation where your significant other thinks everyone is ^^^^

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16. It’s a good idea to make plans for the future.

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Unless you don’t see it going anywhere.That could make things awkward.

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17. Before you know it, the two of you will be able to communicate with just a look.

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While you creep out any bystanders.

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18. Be 100% sure you want to move in with that other person.

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And don’t use a bike. That’s a big red flag.

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19. If you’re not feeling it, don’t cave and get a pet “just because.”


‘Cause that thing will tear you guys apart, man.

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20. If they get you an article of clothing…


At least wear it once.

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21. Finally, always have their back. Even if they’re wrong.


They’ll have yours, don’t worry.

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