18 Things My Australian Husband Taught Me, As Told By An American
There are a few things you should know before you say "I do" to an Aussie.
First up, you should know that when it comes to Aussie men, sports is the number one reason for living.
You should never send food back, ever. And I mean ever.
You should listen when he says that everything will try to kill you in Australia.
You should be prepared for some serious bushwalking.
You should recognise that thongs are shoes, not underwear, and they are very versatile.
You should know that date night will look very different.
You should definitely not believe him when he says Vegemite is a substitute for Nutella.
You should get used to being the butt of all his jokes.
You should learn that there are nicknames for basically everything.
You should be prepared for shenanigans if he has his mates around him.
You should know he is a total coffee snob.
You should develop a deep and long-lasting love of beer.
You should dial down your sensitivity.
You should definitely not expect all Australians to surf.
You should know that cricket is a very, VERY long game.
You should embrace being tall — most Aussie men don't need a stepladder to look you in the eyes.
You should learn to barbecue pretty much everything.
And finally, you should just enjoy the ride.
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