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    14 Challenges Of Dating Someone With The Same Name

    Call me by our name.

    If you've ever had the weird, magical, confusing experience of dating someone with the same name, you will know that there's lots to love about it, and lots to get used to.

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    1. First of all, you both look when someone calls to one of you, which is awkward.

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    2. People make a big deal when they find out you share a name.

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    "OMG what are the odds!"

    3. When you talk about your partner, people think you're talking about yourself in the third person.

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    No, the other Alex!

    4. You use nicknames so you don't feel like you're saying your own name all the time.

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    5. People always make jokes about how you're "in love with yourself".

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    Ha. ha.

    6. You feel like a narcissist when you address a present to your partner.

    7. It's really confusing when you get coffee together and they call your name.

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    8. People start calling you by your last name.

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    9. You never have to decide who's name to put on the restaurant reservation.

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    10. Eventually, people start to refer to you and your partner as the plural of your name.

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    "Yoo it's Alex squared! haha!"

    11. People who haven't met your partner think you made them up.

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    "You just said the first name that came to your head didn't you?"

    12. Things get even more confusing when you both have friends that also share your name.

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    Ok, so there's 6 Alexs at this party. Cool. Not confusing at all.

    13. You send each other pictures when you see something with your shared name on it.

    14. But even though it can cause confusion, you know that you have a unique connection that not many couples have.

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