Big-budget Hollywood movies and polished Instagram feeds might give you the impression that romantic relationships have to be perfect and only exist with cute couples. Well, they can't. And when you let go of the popular obsession with unachievable idealistic love, impossible relationship advice to you allow room for your perfectly imperfect long term relationship to blossom.

To highlight this point, Bored Panda has made some cute drawings to illustrate the differences between what's usually expected of romantic moments and their true forms. From snacking in bed to sleeping poses and beyond, the outcome of your attempt to create something special doesn't matter, it's what you make of it that does. And there's no better person to make the best of the mundane than your significant other. Scroll down to check out the expectations vs reality fun comics and fire up our other original funny comics series once you're done (21 Ways Your Life Changes From Your 20s To Your 30s, 20 Brutally Honest Comics That Show How Your Life Changes After Having Kids).

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Meow 6 months ago

There's a BP sticker on the gift on his back

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Mascha Claessens 6 months ago

YES. My hair's literally EVERYWHERE. My bf recently told me he's happy I have so much hair, or I'd be bold by now!

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Aaron Kara 6 months ago

The trick is to procrastinate until someone chooses out of sheer frustration...

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Hans 6 months ago

Much worse then watching alone (the other can simply also watch later) is to continue with a computer game that you jointly played!

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Hans 6 months ago

As long as the butts are touching, the relationship is safe!

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Hans 6 months ago

At least remove the bloody blanket. This is no US movie.

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Idotenyin-abasi Wilson 6 months ago

This one really resonated with me.

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MagicalUnicorn 6 months ago

eating is very helpful, less cleaning after to do :)

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Gary 6 months ago

Chocolate is the worst, at first you aren't quite sure what it is.

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Gary 6 months ago

At first it's fine, then it's slippery, then it gets frantic & slippery, then it's dangerous & someones gonna get injured.

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Last Hurrah 6 months ago

Pop! Right in her eye.

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Meow 6 months ago

Did anyone else notice the Bored Panda emoji?

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Liam Walsh 6 months ago

We have to put our socks in safe places - our dogs adore them.

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Gary 6 months ago

The reality is it's too hot for you, too cold her her, you burn yourselves on the candles, wax everywhere, the tub is too small and you are cramped up, the petals get clogged in the drain and you have to hire a plumber to fix the problem. And who gets the tap end?

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Nadja Lambacher 6 months ago

Joey doesn't share food!

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Ruby Brook 6 months ago

yup that's petty realistic!

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Aileen Cawlfield 6 months ago

Bored panda ice cubes?

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anarkzie 6 months ago

Wait the reality of trying to get milk out of the fridge is that a creepy woman is hiding behind the door??? 30 odd people upvoted this, can someone explain it, I'm lost.

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Laugh Fan 6 months ago

Forgot the space-hogging dogs!!

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