Aw, remember the early days when you’d poll at least three friends before flirting back — or would write out a serious text in your Notes app and read it 100 times before sending (and then panic-read it 10 more times after sending)? Even if your iMessage conversations now revolve around pet behavior and baby spit-up, these real-life exchanges between other couples will remind you that the worn-in phase is so much sweeter.
Here check our couple texts that are all too real for the couple goals.
You know it’s love when he can cheer on your fugly-to-fantastic toenails and then move to the next thing without skipping a beat.
The first time you did this, you were like, Will he actually care about this? And then you both immediately transitioned to all caps because YOU ALWAYS CARE SO MUCH.
Why do men love “Tampax” so much? (Probably because it’s closest to “tampon” and they just want to get out of there — but then they remember that this is for the woman they love, and they’re going to double check, just to be sure.)
You know your bond is solid when you can share your celebrity crushes with each other — and nine times out of 10, they totally agree.
When you’ve had a long day at work and you’re ready to bust through the door and “fold laundry.”
Because it’s a special kind of excitement once you have met the person with whom you can openly discuss your bowel movements forevermore.
A huge part of being in a relationship is knowing how to soothe the other person’s rambling text message breakdowns.
Because you passed the “cute selfie” stage like 100 centuries ago.
There’s simply nothing more romantic than bonding over a shared love for murder plots when everyone else said Victorian.
Ten points for excellent vampire reference.
“I think you may be a storm, sweets,” says it all.
A bedtime story on command. Are you tearing up too?