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
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2 years ago

I mustache you... Is it uncomfortable?

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Hans
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2 years ago

The fur is real!

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birdhouse
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2 years ago

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

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Jennifer Farley
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2 years ago

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

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AIA
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

My man is a space heater lol

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Hans
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2 years ago

Unbored Panda in the background.

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Hans
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2 years ago

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

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stellermatt
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

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

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ImAmazingAndUsedToBeNotOnFire
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2 years ago

Awe sweet

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Aqua Sky
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2 years ago

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

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stellermatt
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2 years ago

everybody needs a bosom for a pillow

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Dat.One_guy
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2 years ago

Aww poor dogo just wants to play

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stellermatt
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2 years ago

he's as hairy as his dressing gown

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WeWillJustSeeAboutThat
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2 years ago

The daily struggle: edge of the bed sleeping.

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Aud Wey
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2 years ago

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

Yvonne Blau
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2 years ago

no, it's not just you

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Kate Swartz
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2 years ago

What's the big deal. I'm sorry but my husband watched me push out two babies, six minutes apart. Me changing a tampon is nothing.

Brandi
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2 years ago

I appreciate this one. We are both busy people and I never grew up in a house where the bathroom door was closed, even with my best friends. So, yes this happens. We leave the door open and continue conversation and continue on as we normally would. Over and done with.

Rogue
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2 years ago

Don't see what the big deal is. There's nothing gross about your intimate partner's natural body functions.

Jackie Weaver
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2 years ago

Umm. Yeah some things just are. Intimate partner or no.

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Alusair Alustriel
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2 years ago

Oh hell no. We got a rule - we pee and poop in solitude. Healthy for both sides.

Elli Tiuku
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2 years ago

That is completely natural! Why is that a big nope for you guys?

Anne
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2 years ago

I'm guessing difference between European and American?

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Kristina Ferm
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2 years ago

I don't understand what the big deal is. Can not relate to all the "NO!!" comments.

Demo
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1 year ago

Poo is still poo whether it comes from your nearest and dearest or the filthiest lice infested hobo, they both smell the same, and it aint fragrant... so yeah, "No"..

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Kerri Russ
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2 years ago

I can honestly say this HAS happened a few times, usually if we're out of town in a hotel and there's limited space and timeframes. We don't plan it, but hubby has a good attitude towards menstruation. :-)

Dawn Baik
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2 years ago

that's going a little far - even for someone married over 30 years

Leslie Cully
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2 years ago

Umm, NO. I demand SOME privacy!

Odette Boisvert
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2 years ago

NOPE, NEVER!!!!

Diane Mackereth
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2 years ago

You know they're soul mates!

Ildiko S.
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2 years ago

I see no issue here. Don't even raise an eyebrow when it happens.

Donald Holder
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2 years ago

All the time. She always waited till she couldn't get up without making a mess.

KT Trondsen
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2 years ago

Uhhh no, never. Where are the boundries of privacy?

Diana Snow
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2 years ago

You all say not me...but sooner or later it will happen. Maybe just once but itll gappen.

Ildikó Okido
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2 years ago

My husband and I have been together for over 14 years (married for 12,5 years), but this has never happened and never will! There are things he doesn’t have and want to see.

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Connie Bonneville
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2 years ago

No No No No No No No No No No

ADHORTATOR
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2 years ago

no way....!

Emily Kurz
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1 year ago

This literally happened to me last night.

Hamza Sameer
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2 years ago

No. Not just you!!!

Jessica Russian Sifontes
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2 years ago

Yeah, no.

Denise L'Heureux
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2 years ago

He's handing her a tampon while brushing his teeth what a sweetheart and he multi-tasks too. LoL

Denise L'Heureux
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2 years ago

He's handing her a tampon while he's brushing his teeth multi-tasking what a sweet husband.

Gemma Lees
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2 years ago

After 15 years and a kid you lose your inhibitions over daft stuff like going to the toilet. Your husband or wife knows that you poo, wee and have periods and if they're grossed out by it they need to grow up!

Lena Savery-Ruffin
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2 years ago

Lol yup

Lisa Hernandez
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2 years ago

Yeah...hell no

TheKnightOwl
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2 years ago

We have a small house with only 1 bathroom, and wouldn't do this. I like some privacy, as does my husband. Gotta keep some things mysterious.

jevais
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2 years ago

So well said

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Sheri Sellars
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2 years ago

SO MUCH NO

Susanna Vesna
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2 years ago

This makes me sad...cz the guy looks just like my new ex..:( This whole scene..Minus the tampon, lol

Living In A World I’m Trying To Understand
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2 years ago

Exactly. Minus the tampon. My hubby would try to take me to the hospital if he actually saw how much I bleed.

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Shmily Riley
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2 years ago

I'm sure a lot of these nopes are from women who kiss men where they pee. And have ingested some bodily fluids.

Mae
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2 years ago

Shmily Riley "kiss men where they pee" Are you 12? lol

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Mark Kelly
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2 years ago

I'll watch a girl pee and maybe more but no to pooping.

Jean Hehn
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2 years ago

HELL NO! You need to keep some mystery!

Sierra Hall
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2 years ago

Let's leave some mystery in a relationship...

Nina Cordova
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2 years ago

I like to keep some things private...if you don't mind...

George Alexander
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2 years ago

No way! 😊

ElisabethN.
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2 years ago

Never, ffs!

Alexia Harrison
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2 years ago

Oh hell no!

HeatherJ
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2 years ago

nope...the bathroom is my one only me space

Jilly Anderson
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2 years ago

Kidding right? No way.....I prefer my bathroom time alone always......

Janine B.
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2 years ago

Nope.

jevais
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2 years ago

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Oh no! Never ever do this. Best way to kill a romance. Instead let your Amour watch you after à nice bath putting your finest undergarments. First the bra, next the garter belt, now the silky nylons, last of all your slinky panty. Last put not least walk through a mist of eau de perfume. Walk slowly up to him and let him unwrap his gift. That's how u keep your marriage until the end of times.

jevais
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Why oh why? This is the best way to kill romance. Never ever do this sort of thing. Let him see you putting on your silky garter belt , silky nylons, your beautiful lacey bra, and then and only then put on your silk panties. Now walk in a spray of sensual eau de toilette. It's time for him to undo his very sexy present, You. That's how you keep a marriage until the time.

birdhouse
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Again, do people really do this?

Mark Kelly
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2 years ago

Men pee in troughs at stadiums next to strangers so this must be a piece of cake.

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C
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2 years ago

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

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Hans
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2 years ago

Compatible!

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Hans
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2 years ago

Another one. And they multiply!

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Jessica Temple
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2 years ago

I love when my husband brushes my hair!!

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ImAmazingAndUsedToBeNotOnFire
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2 years ago

I love this one

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Friedlander Rosenzweig
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2 years ago

Best part of the day!

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Anne
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2 years ago

Yay you are home! :)

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Cyndi H
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2 years ago

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

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Samantha Burns
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2 years ago

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

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Steffen Beth
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2 years ago

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

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Chris Pitch
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2 years ago

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

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stellermatt
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2 years ago

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

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Janine B.
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2 years ago

The pug is not amused.

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