Love is in the small things. And Los Angeles-based artist Amanda Oleander captures these cute couple moments in her illustrations. Drawing inspiration from her own romantic relationship and collecting memories from people close to her, Amanda perfectly shows in her relationship comics what love looks like when no one's watching.

Amanda is currently dating Joey Rudman. "[He] ends up drawn in most of my adult cartoons," she told Bored Panda. "We have been together for almost three years. He's the sweetest man I've ever met." The artist describes the bond between them as pure magic. "Before I met Joey if anyone told me their love and relationship was like ours I wouldn't believe it. It's nothing less than amazing. We can't get enough of each other."

"I'm enthralled by the way people behave behind closed doors, intimate moments with their significant others we never get to see. Those are moments that can’t be documented because if they were, it would alter the way the person behaved. So I draw them."

Oleander claims that each of her cute cartoons is inspired by a different concept. "I do wish that viewers take with them a sense of confidence and appreciation for the simple moments in life."

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Aqua Sky 1 year ago

I mustache you... Is it uncomfortable?

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Hans 1 year ago

The fur is real!

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birdhouse 1 year ago

My wife get mad if I bug her when she's doing stuff.

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Jennifer Farley 1 year ago

Grooming behaviors, people. Way back when we used to pull lice out of each other's hair. LOL!!

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AIA 1 year ago

I have a five month old and this one is quite true to life, down to the pumping equipment and the mess of clothes. I adore the tiny hearts floating above the parents. This is so sweet.

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Jade Lynn 1 year ago

My man is a space heater lol

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Hans 1 year ago

Unbored Panda in the background.

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Hans 1 year ago

Caress-O-Detector. For unknown biological reasons only available to women.

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stellermatt 1 year ago

i remember doing this for my mrs, but i got frustrated with the rubbish brush they give ya, so I used one of my artist ones instead, much better job!

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C 1 year ago

This one is adorable, but inaccurate. My dog prefers to be RIGHT IN BETWEEN MY LEGS ahaha

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Aqua Sky 1 year ago

I always wondered why everybody wanted to have morning kisses, knowing that the they have a bad breathe.

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stellermatt 1 year ago

everybody needs a bosom for a pillow

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Dat.One_guy 1 year ago

Aww poor dogo just wants to play

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stellermatt 1 year ago

he's as hairy as his dressing gown

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WeWillJustSeeAboutThat 1 year ago

The daily struggle: edge of the bed sleeping.

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Aud Wey 1 year ago

That's a big NOPE for me. But that's just me!

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C 1 year ago

She is A- taking his photo, or B- going through his phone LOL

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Hans 1 year ago

Compatible!

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Hans 1 year ago

Another one. And they multiply!

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Jessica Temple 1 year ago

I love when my husband brushes my hair!!

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 1 year ago

Best part of the day!

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Anne 1 year ago

Yay you are home! :)

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Cyndi H 1 year ago

As someone covered in tattoos I love that some of these couples are too...

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Samantha Burns 1 year ago

The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho is a wonderful read and very short too. One of my favourites.

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Steffen Beth 1 year ago

Every god damn time.... And then you can not move....

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Chris Pitch 1 year ago

every dinner the first one to find a hair would shout out, it's okay, I got it.

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stellermatt 1 year ago

there are more stars in the sky than words spoken by all humans ever.

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Janine B. 1 year ago

The pug is not amused.

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Donald Holder 1 year ago

Wherever and whenever the mood hits.

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stellermatt 1 year ago

JUMANJI!!!!

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Jessica Temple 1 year ago

Are you sure you want to leave babe?

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John Stackhouse 1 year ago

My late wife loved for me to wash her hair as she talked with me.

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 1 year ago

Sometimes you don’t need a fire to get that warm feeling!

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C 1 year ago

His should be covered in beard hair

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Hans 1 year ago

I know that they say "read my lips", but "read my t... " erm, well, was unknown to me.

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Bella Smith 1 year ago

Ouch and gross gave me the shivers

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Jennifer Farley 1 year ago

A 'love rug' hug! Love it! <3

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La Sam 1 year ago

<3 Where the Sidewalk Ends...

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Kerri Russ 1 year ago

Off into the great unknown?

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Emma Knappe 1 year ago

I'm the girl on the right, but not out of disgust. Rather loneliness lol

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Jessica Temple 1 year ago

I love a good head rub

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WeWillJustSeeAboutThat 1 year ago

When you first let her watch Dr. Who and she sees a Weeping Angel

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n Y 1 year ago

What's up with the dirty underwear theme?

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Heidrance 1 year ago

food sharing is true love

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My O My 1 year ago

When he's jumping around watching football I have the snacks to myself

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Lina 1 year ago

me and my boyfriend when his visit is coming to an end :(

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 1 year ago

Not sure what’s up with those parking meters? A bagel and schmeer sure would hit the spot right now!

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Nadja Lambacher 1 year ago

yeah I am guilty of removing eyelashes... then you blow it away and make a wish!

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Peggy Carlson 1 year ago

OMMG I was just thinking the exact same thing😂😂

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birdhouse 1 year ago

Is it me or do these cartoons just get more odd as you go through them?

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Susann Campbell 1 year ago

He has come to the table without pants on and she does not care, that is love.

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Hans 1 year ago

Cold feet alarm!

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Issy 1 year ago

Aww, the ghost dog :)

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Jessica Temple 1 year ago

very much enjoyed these pictures. lots of great couples <3

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Donald Holder 1 year ago

Always have a little fun.

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Dorka 1 year ago

Buy 2 get 1! :D :D :D

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Nadja Lambacher 1 year ago

cat is not impressed lol.

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Nina Cordova 1 year ago

A perfect evening...

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WeWillJustSeeAboutThat 1 year ago

"How the heck is he asleep already?"

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Kerri Russ 1 year ago

I LOVE that candy bar! ChocoLove Dark chocolate with cherries and almonds! The wrapper looks like it has stamps on it. My hubby definitely does this on occasion.

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BlinkDog 1 year ago

Hair spider :D

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stellermatt 1 year ago

whatever floats ya boat...

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Jessica Temple 1 year ago

ew. not against it but can't wrap my mind around wanting to be a fully hairy woman.

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Dian Ella Lillie 1 year ago

Nah dude - don't leave your socks on!

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