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 11 months ago

I mustache you... Is it uncomfortable?

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Hans 11 months ago

The fur is real!

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birdhouse 11 months ago

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

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Jennifer Farley 11 months ago

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

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AIA 11 months 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 11 months ago

My man is a space heater lol

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Hans 11 months ago

Unbored Panda in the background.

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Hans 11 months ago

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

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stellermatt 11 months 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 11 months ago

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

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Aqua Sky 11 months ago

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

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stellermatt 11 months ago

everybody needs a bosom for a pillow

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Dat.One_guy 11 months ago

Aww poor dogo just wants to play

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stellermatt 11 months ago

he's as hairy as his dressing gown

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WeWillJustSeeAboutThat 11 months ago

The daily struggle: edge of the bed sleeping.

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Aud Wey 11 months ago

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

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C 11 months ago

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

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Hans 11 months ago

Compatible!

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Hans 11 months ago

Another one. And they multiply!

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Jessica Temple 11 months ago

I love when my husband brushes my hair!!

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 11 months ago

Best part of the day!

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Anne 11 months ago

Yay you are home! :)

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Cyndi H 11 months ago

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

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Samantha Burns 11 months ago

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

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Steffen Beth 11 months ago

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

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Chris Pitch 11 months ago

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

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stellermatt 11 months ago

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

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Janine B. 11 months ago

The pug is not amused.

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Donald Holder 11 months ago

Wherever and whenever the mood hits.

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stellermatt 11 months ago

JUMANJI!!!!

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Jessica Temple 11 months ago

Are you sure you want to leave babe?

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John Stackhouse 11 months ago

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

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 11 months ago

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

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C 11 months ago

His should be covered in beard hair

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Hans 11 months 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 11 months ago

Ouch and gross gave me the shivers

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Jennifer Farley 11 months ago

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

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La Sam 11 months ago

<3 Where the Sidewalk Ends...

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Kerri Russ 11 months ago

Off into the great unknown?

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Emma Knappe 11 months ago

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

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Jessica Temple 11 months ago

I love a good head rub

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WeWillJustSeeAboutThat 11 months ago

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

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n Y 11 months ago

What's up with the dirty underwear theme?

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Heidrance 11 months ago

food sharing is true love

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My O My 11 months ago

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

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Lina 11 months ago

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

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 11 months 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 11 months ago

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

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Peggy Carlson 11 months ago

OMMG I was just thinking the exact same thing😂😂

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birdhouse 11 months ago

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

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Susann Campbell 11 months ago

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

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Hans 11 months ago

Cold feet alarm!

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Issy 11 months ago

Aww, the ghost dog :)

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Jessica Temple 11 months ago

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

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Donald Holder 11 months ago

Always have a little fun.

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Dorka 11 months ago

Buy 2 get 1! :D :D :D

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Nadja Lambacher 11 months ago

cat is not impressed lol.

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Nina Cordova 11 months ago

A perfect evening...

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WeWillJustSeeAboutThat 11 months ago

"How the heck is he asleep already?"

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Kerri Russ 11 months 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 11 months ago

Hair spider :D

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stellermatt 11 months ago

whatever floats ya boat...

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Jessica Temple 11 months 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 11 months ago

Nah dude - don't leave your socks on!

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