10 Signs You're Out of the Honeymoon Phase
Start writing a post

10 Signs You're Out of the Honeymoon Phase

Who says the honeymoon phase is the best part of a relationship?

10 Signs You're Out of the Honeymoon Phase
Diane Piroon/wordpress

Everyone says that the honeymoon phase of a relationship is the best. It’s filled with giddy meetings and butterflies and lots of firsts. While that is all true, I don’t think it’s the best. After the honeymoon phase, when you really know your partner, is when the true fun begins. Here are ten signs that you and your partner have leaped past the honeymoon phase.

1. Sharing food isn’t that cute anymore.. even though you end up sharing anyway.

Sure it’s cute when you start dating because what’s mine is yours and blah, blah, blah, but if they wanted fries, they could've ordered it themselves. And, by the way, they feel the same way when you pick from their plate.

2. Their things are scattered around your place or vice versa

It’s a mess but it’s a mess you share, which is both beautiful and kind of gross, but mostly beautiful.

3. Going out in public together is chaos in the best way.

You no longer care what anyone thinks, so you’re free to be as stupid and weird as the general public can handle. After all, why would they be with you if they weren’t a little crazy themselves?

4. Gross things aren’t gross with your significant other.

Love is the strongest disinfectant there is.

5. Nights in are much more appealing.

Now that the honeymoon phase is over there’s no need to go out and show off your coupleness to the world. The couch needs love too.

6. You become emotionally invested in each other’s TV shows.

I bet neither of you thought you would be binge watching "Dance Moms" for four hours but here you are.

7. You can fight and it’s not the end of the world.

There’s no more tip-toeing. It’s healthy to argue every once in a while because you know your relationship can handle it.

8. Your family embraces them.

Introducing a partner to the family kind of kills the honeymoon vibe, but brings you two closer together and closer to your family.

9. They know you better than you know yourself.

They always remember your favorite candy and keep you in check when you’re freaking out over midterms and finals.

10. There are no more doubts.

You’re past the fleeting emotions and have eliminated any and all doubts you had before. This person makes you happy and somehow puts up with you on a daily basis with a smile on their face. There is nothing you can be more sure about.
Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Student Life

Waitlisted for a College Class? Here's What to Do!

Dealing with the inevitable realities of college life.

college students waiting in a long line in the hallway

Course registration at college can be a big hassle and is almost never talked about. Classes you want to take fill up before you get a chance to register. You might change your mind about a class you want to take and must struggle to find another class to fit in the same time period. You also have to make sure no classes clash by time. Like I said, it's a big hassle.

This semester, I was waitlisted for two classes. Most people in this situation, especially first years, freak out because they don't know what to do. Here is what you should do when this happens.

Keep Reading...Show less
a man and a woman sitting on the beach in front of the sunset

Whether you met your new love interest online, through mutual friends, or another way entirely, you'll definitely want to know what you're getting into. I mean, really, what's the point in entering a relationship with someone if you don't know whether or not you're compatible on a very basic level?

Consider these 21 questions to ask in the talking stage when getting to know that new guy or girl you just started talking to:

Keep Reading...Show less

Challah vs. Easter Bread: A Delicious Dilemma

Is there really such a difference in Challah bread or Easter Bread?

loaves of challah and easter bread stacked up aside each other, an abundance of food in baskets

Ever since I could remember, it was a treat to receive Easter Bread made by my grandmother. We would only have it once a year and the wait was excruciating. Now that my grandmother has gotten older, she has stopped baking a lot of her recipes that require a lot of hand usage--her traditional Italian baking means no machines. So for the past few years, I have missed enjoying my Easter Bread.

Keep Reading...Show less

Unlocking Lake People's Secrets: 15 Must-Knows!

There's no other place you'd rather be in the summer.

Group of joyful friends sitting in a boat
Haley Harvey

The people that spend their summers at the lake are a unique group of people.

Whether you grew up going to the lake, have only recently started going, or have only been once or twice, you know it takes a certain kind of person to be a lake person. To the long-time lake people, the lake holds a special place in your heart, no matter how dirty the water may look.

Keep Reading...Show less
Student Life

Top 10 Reasons My School Rocks!

Why I Chose a Small School Over a Big University.

man in black long sleeve shirt and black pants walking on white concrete pathway

I was asked so many times why I wanted to go to a small school when a big university is so much better. Don't get me wrong, I'm sure a big university is great but I absolutely love going to a small school. I know that I miss out on big sporting events and having people actually know where it is. I can't even count how many times I've been asked where it is and I know they won't know so I just say "somewhere in the middle of Wisconsin." But, I get to know most people at my school and I know my professors very well. Not to mention, being able to walk to the other side of campus in 5 minutes at a casual walking pace. I am so happy I made the decision to go to school where I did. I love my school and these are just a few reasons why.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments