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Posted on Oct 21, 2015

26 Things You Learn When You Date Someone Who Loves Harry Potter

They'll stay with you until the very end.

1. Their bookshelf looks like this.

2. And their jewelry box looks like this.

3. They're loyal, smart, brave, and resourceful.

4. You never have to worry about what to give them for Christmas.

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Bertie Bott's and an invisibility cloak if you can swing it pls, but if all else fails, a very cosy jumper with their initials on it will do.

5. And this is one of the sweetest things they can say to you.

6. Their Snap(e)chat game is STRONG.

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They take their Potter puns very Siriusly.

7. The way to their heart is obscure book knowledge.

8. They're all about the Potter-themed decor.

Get used to sleeping under a Hogwarts duvet.

9. And you can always count on them to throw a magical party.

10. You know adding a touch of magic to their morning coffee earns you serious points.

11. You probably haven't talked about kids yet, but they've got already got the JK Rowling-inspired names picked out.

12. And a box of Harry Potter-themed onesies ready in the attic.


13. You've tagged along with them on at least one Harry Potter pilgrimage.

14. They will insist that you play Harry Potter trivia with them.

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It'll be fun, they said.

15. Even though you both know they win EVERY TIME.

16. Because they infuse everything in their life with Harry Potter references.

17. Like, you can't get through a conversation without a sneaky (or not so sneaky) nod to the Wizarding World.

18. But they will LOVE you if you play along.

19. You don't really understand A Very Potter Musical, but you're used to it being on YouTube in the background.

20. Your partner has probably referred to members of the film cast as their real-life BFFs.

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"OMG Tom just posted the most hilarious Instagram, I have to tweet it to JKR."

21. And they are honest to god still waiting for that sweet Hogwarts letter.

22. But they'll settle for a Potter proposal.

23. They dress up as an HP character every Halloween.

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And are just waiting for the day you finally agree to do a Hagrid and Norbert couples costume.

24. They are always bragging about how *real* of a fan they are.

It's not even fair really, because even if you got into it now, out of pure love for them, they'd just take the piss out of you for being a latecomer. Slytherin move, I know.

25. Their perfect date is staying in for a Harry Potter weekend.

26. And the most romantic thing you can say to them in the entire fucking world is "Always."

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