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23 Secrets Broke Couples Won't Tell You

Love don't cost a thing.

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1. Netflix and pizza is a legit classy date.

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And Dominos vouchers are gold.

2. Romantic holidays aren't really a thing.

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LOL who can afford a hotel when they can't afford rent?

3. But you're pretty good at finding couple time when invited on family holidays.

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Thanks for the free accommodation, Mum and Dad, but we're going to hang out alone in the bedroom today ;)

4. Your idea of brunch is a little different than everyone else's.

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Sleeping in and eating one less meal on weekends to save money, amiright?

5. Other people think it's cute that you cook together.

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And OK, it kind of is.

6. But truth is, you can't afford take each other out to dinner.

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But the food you make at home is usually just as good, tbh.

7. If one of you has a birthday close to Christmas, you're screwed.

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Empty wallets and empty gift bags.

8. Buying a bottle of cheap wine makes you feel hella fancy.

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And happens about three times a year.

9. You moved in together to save money.

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It's not a step towards marriage and babies, it's just ~practical~.

10. But living together is awesome.

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One Netflix bill and more sex.

11. Even though your place is probably minuscule.

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It just brings you closer, right?

12. Your biggest arguments are about who ran the electricity metre up.

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"Stop drying your hair!"

"You can charge your phone for free at work!"

"Who needs a light in the toilet?"

"Who needs a fan while they sleep?"

13. You definitely share shampoo.

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Your toothbrush is your only actual private property.

14. You have to get creative with romantic gestures.

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It makes for great stories, though.

15. And dates are all about long walks and free events.

All hail local parks.
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All hail local parks.

16. You don't do Valentine's Day.

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Anniversaries, Christmas, and birthdays are enough – can u not throw in a contrived day invented to make you spend money on each other?

17. You're constantly trying to find clever ways to save money.

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Like doing your weekly shopping at four different shops.

18. But you somehow end up spending more.

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Bus fare between cheap groceries adds up.

19. Getting engaged and married isn't about the ring.

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A Ring Pop will have to do.

20. Or the wedding.

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At least you've already got the "for poorer" part down.

21. You sometimes dream about having more.

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Money = personal space, less stress, and more pizza.

22. But in a lot of ways, having less has brought you together.

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You know how to live together regardless of circumstance.

23. And big house or small, romantic getaways or voucher pizza nights, champagne or cheap wine, you know you can make it.

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