1. You tell your close friends first.
2. Then you tell your family.
3. And then you (pretty much) let the world know.
4. And pretty soon all your photos on social media are of your significant other.
5. You start referring to each other as "we."
6. You hold hands in public proudly!
7. You start giving each other pet names and texting all the time.
8. You like everything your significant other puts online.
9. And you actually wait to watch the next episode of your favorite TV show!
10. You tell each other your secrets.
11. You plan vacations together.
You even researched the best ways to save for one. Because you're serious about it!
12. You're not afraid to drop those three little words.
13. You get a set of keys to their apartment.
14. You start keeping a set of clothes and a toothbrush at their place.
They even have a drawer set aside for you.
15. You might even start sharing clothes!
16. You're very comfortable with discussing finances.
17. You get reallllly comfortable with each other.
18. You learn how to split time between families.
19. They become your emergency contact.
20. You start thinking about your future together...
21. ...and eventually you move in with each other!
22. You obviously get a pet together.
23. You enjoy each other's company without having to do anything.
Shall we just snuggle on the couch? Sure.