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    19 Things Every Uncouply Couple Will Relate To

    Just because you don't say it doesn't mean you don't mean it.

    1. First things first, you absolutely hate PDAs.

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    The thought of snogging your S.O. in public makes you physically cringe.

    2. And you never hold hands when you're out together.

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    Unless you're the exact same height, how does this even work?

    3. You think it looks cute when couples snuggle at the cinema, but you will never understand how they manage to get comfy.

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    Unless one of you is significantly smaller than the other, won't one of your arms be awkwardly pressing into the other's back?

    4. You basically never appear on each other's social media feeds.

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    You see each other every day, but you'd never think to Instagram pictures of each other.

    5. If you're married, you probably got engaged at the end of a practical conversation about your future together, rather than as a result of an elaborate proposal.

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    Big proposals are nice, they're just not very you.

    6. The good thing about being uncouply is that none of your friends mind hanging out alone with the two of you.

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    It's practically impossible to be a third wheel to you guys.

    7. In fact, your friends consider your S.O. to be one of their friends and vice versa.

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    If your S.O. was out of town, you'd have no problem going to their best friend's birthday party alone.

    8. You probably don't know when your actual anniversary is.

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    But you have a rough idea of how long you've been together, which is enough.

    9. You're all about the small romantic gestures, rather than the big ones.

    10. And you definitely don't make a big deal out of Valentine's Day.

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    You'll probably spend it together, but you don't do big gifts or massive romantic gestures.

    11. When you meet new people they sometimes don't even realise you're a couple.

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    You're never glued to each other's sides at social events.

    12. And you can go weeks without spending a single evening just the two of you.

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    You have to make a concerted effort to set 1-1 time aside.

    13. All of your couple friends are waaaay more couply than you.

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    Sometimes you wonder whether you should be more affectionate in public, but then you realise you're happy just the way you are.

    14. And you'll never understand the desire to hold hands with your S.O. over the table at a restaurant.

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    You're not against it; you would just never think to do it.

    15. You find the idea of sexting each other absolutely hilarious.

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    You send ugly selfies and shopping lists to each other, and that's as dirty as it gets.

    16. And you're perfectly comfortable spending whole evenings together, but not communicating.

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    You actually think there's something really romantic about reading in silence next to each other.

    17. You never fall asleep hugging each other.

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    You both like your own space.

    18. But you show you care in other ways, like by cooking dinner when your S.O. has to work late or doing their laundry without being asked.

    19. And even though you don't shout about it, you're head over heels in love.

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    You just show it in different ways.

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