There are a lot of firsts that come with being in a relationship.
And no, I don’t mean your first time having sex, I mean many others. After all, you’re going to spend a lot of time with them, doing a lot of things that you aren’t typically comfortable doing. We don’t see those parts of the relationship in the media, it isn’t as colourful or pretty as the rest. But it’s just as important.
One artist over at BuzzFeed realised the importance of it. Flo Perry created a series about important firsts that long term couples go through. If you’ve had these, tell us about your experience! If not, just hang in there.
They might not be attractive, but they are definitely important milestones.
#1 The first bail.
#2 First time inspecting body for health.
#3 Finding each other attractive in ugly underwear.
#4 Same house as your parents.
#5 Trying a new position.
#7 Shitty conversations.
#8 First time getting sick.
#9 Giving up banging for more sleep.
#10 First fart.
#11 Spontaneous sex resulting in both being late.