You laugh together at nonsensical things until your abs hurt. Your countless inside jokes leave everyone else scratching their heads because only the two of you truly understand them.
You show your true self 100% of the time with your significant other and they do the same. When you’re together, neither of you holds anything back.
Whether you feel angry, afraid, sad, or excited, your partner respects your emotions and actively listens while you share.
You two don’t spend every waking moment together (although you sometimes wish you could). You each spend time with your own friends and family and you respect each other’s space.
Although you each maintain an individual identity, you share many common interests. You enjoy activities that you can do together that provide each of you joy.
Trust is important in any relationship, especially one of a romantic nature. When your partner is also your best friend, you not only trust them with all of your secrets.
Your partner understands your boundaries and never pushes them. You respect each other to always ask for consent, whether it’s something big or small.
Although you respect each other’s time apart, you also embrace the other important people in each other’s lives.
Sometimes, you become so sick that you need help taking care of yourself. Luckily, when your partner is your best friend, they willingly jump in to care for you.
When you share an intimate connection, you don’t dismiss each other’s flaws. However, when you hear anyone spreading false or negative rumors about one another,