In movies: What a romantic date!
IRL: What a romantic date!
In movies: It's love at first sight.
IRL: It's sorta-kinda-like at first Tinder. Or second Tinder. Or third. Or eightieth.
In movies: Dinners are so romantic.
IRL: Dinners are so utilitarian.
In movies: Courtship is normal. Hell, it's expected.
IRL: Why did you show up at my house with flowers?!!? SHOULD I CALL THE POLICE?!!!
In movies: Thank you for the chivalry.
IRL: Thank you for wearing pants.
In movies: Love is professed!
IRL: We are all emotionally constipated.
In movies: Kissing in the rain is romantic!
IRL: It's cold. It's wet. Let's go home. I hate you until I'm dry again.
In movies: This.
In movies: There's a beautiful apology speech when someone screws up.
IRL: There's a text that says "k sry."
In movies: You can cry to a beautiful soundtrack.
IRL: You can cry to the sound of your own tears.
In movies: Things are so beautiful, you cry.
IRL: Things are so beautiful, you vom.
In movies: There's always a post break-up ice cream binge.
IRL: There's a pre break-up ice cream binge. A non break-up ice cream binge. A post break-up ice cream binge. Basically, you don't need an excuse for eating ice cream.
In fact, IRL, food is the ultimate significant other.
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