From your natural hair colour to the fact you should never play Scrabble together, lockdown has been teaching couples around the world a lot about their partners.
Never before have we had to spend quite so much time together, and engaged couples, newlyweds and long-term marrieds have been sharing their relatable lockdown revelations all over Twitter.
We picked our favourite tweets about social distancing together that’ll make you feel a lot more sane. FYI, some of these do featuring some swearing – we’re sure you understand why.
Working From Home Starts OK, Then Rapidly Goes Downhill
It just so happens all that was left at the supermarket was a tin of sardines. Coincidence?
This is the bit they left out of all those Disney montages, we guess.
Private bodily functions? HA! Private’s not a word we even know the meaning of anymore.
“Enjoy the little things in life for one day you’ll look back and realise they were the big things.”
He makes a fair point. It would be lovely if he could MAKE IT IN PANTS.
And about as loud as Bigfoot too.
This one’s about to become a new Channel 4 game show hosted by Jimmy Carr.
Remember when you could foist them off on their work wife/husband and get a break?
Lockdown will be a permanent reminder you can always rely on your partner to bring you back down to earth.
Then there’s the moment you realise all the good things you thought would happen during lockdown were a lie. Sorry. (Here’s our guide to where to buy the best sex toys, just in case).
You Invent Some Ingenious Ways to Cope
Shopping behind each other’s back is a great way to let off some tension…
…which you then have to spin into a web of lies – such fun!
Having an imaginary friend no longer seems like a reason to call the doctor.
Considering tackling your to-do list? Add a couple of easy wins at the start and then take a break for a job well done. Go, you!
Remember that time when doing housework didn’t count as “keeping things fresh”?
You Start Learning Amazing New Things About Each Other
100% acceptable to throw a pencil at your partner if they’re doing this (just don’t hold us legally responsible).
Would you have still married them, is the question you really need to ask?
Every day is a school day! And who doesn’t love playing teacher?
Thursday at 8pm will forever be known as the moment many eyes were opened.
Don’t we all need a little push sometime?
Perhaps a board game might be fun? Nope, especially if you’re an international couple.
Garnier is harder to get hold of than yeast right now! Hands up if you’ve wondered whether slathering on coffee grounds could work.
The things you learn on a Zoom call! And yet you couldn’t chat to Aunty Val for five minutes at her 60th??
You Try to Be Supportive of Their New Hobby…
You’ve no-one to blame but yourself if you let this behaviour occur.
Is no-one monitoring the Amazon Prime account??
Hot tip: if you’re considering starting a new career as a Tik Tok star during furlough, don’t.
Three months ago would you have predicted a photoshoot with your cat at 2am after three bottles of wine?
For a kids’ game where you catch fish and grow turnips, Animal Crossing might be cited on a fair few divorce papers at the end of this lockdown…
Until It All Descends into a Dangerous Game
Playing with fire is a warning, not an instruction.
If I ever become famous and my lockdown hair photos resurface, please kill me.
Need some water for that burn?
You Have to Put Up With Random Smug Couples
It’s cute, but we all know the real anniversary gift would be pub gardens opening again.
But Lockdown Has Really Put Married Life into Perspective
It’s beautifully simple: it’s hanging out with your best friend. We wouldn’t have it any other way.