You’re Not A Real Couple Until You Know These 50 Things About Each Other

Thought Catalog
3 min readJul 23, 2022
Taryn Elliott

By Nicole Tarkoff

1. When they need a hug, but won’t ask for one.

2. Their genuine laugh when they think something is actually HILARIOUS.

3. Their fake laugh when they’re trying to be nice when someone else is trying to be funny.

4. Things that make them feel really awkward.

5. What type of affection they respond to best, aka their love language.

6. How they act when they say they’re okay, but they’re actually not.

7. What they would or would never wear (their personal aesthetic/style).

8. Their go-to drunk food.

9. Their hangover cure.

10. How they act when they’re (secretly) unhappy.

11. Where they’re ticklish.

12. The type of compliments they love to hear.

13. The type of compliments they don’t believe.

14. Which friend they tell EVERYTHING to (because you’re basically dating that person too).

15. Which family member they love the most

16. Their go-to drink at any bar or restaurant.

17. How to make them smile when they’re sad.

18. Movies that make them cry every single time.

19. How they act when they’re (secretly) uncomfortable.

20. Things they have weird obsessions with, Harry Potter, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, math.

21. The smile they use when they’re not really smiling on the inside.

22. Memorable childhood moments.

23. The toppings they like on their pizza.

24. Nicknames they like to pretend make them cringe, but they secretly love when you say them.

25. How they act when they’re horny.

26. Turn ons and offs.

27. Their favorite sex toy.

28. Their favorite sex position

29. Their favorite piece of clothing on you that they wish you wore more often.

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