What You Should Know Before Dating A Hopeless Romantic
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What You Should Know Before Dating A Hopeless Romantic

Grab the ice cream and the chick flicks.

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What You Should Know Before Dating A Hopeless Romantic

You know the type: favorite movie is by far The Notebook, and dreams someone will sing us our favorite love songs. I am only slightly ashamed to admit that I am a hopeless romantic. I mean as I write this, I am listening to country love songs, melting at every sweet verse. We are somewhat displaced from reality because at a young age we fell in love with the effortless, perfect, Disney kind of love and we have our hearts dead set on finding it. For this reason, we can be especially hard to date because we will constantly wonder if the other person feels the same way towards us. We are always questioning everything because we sometimes don't realize that other people don't have the same love language as us. They don't express their love through cute songs and quotes, and sometimes we can be super annoying or come on too strong. We can't help it, though; when we love, we give it our all. We are typically idealists who believe that the head-over-heels, Noah and Allie love is completely possible. With that said, there are angels on this Earth who know exactly how to deal with us, and for that, we thank you endlessly. Here are some things you should know before falling in love with a hopeless romantic:

1. The quickest way to our hearts is a cute song.

If you tell a hopeless romantic a song that reminds you of them, they will literally be the happiest person on the planet. It feels good to put your love story to music.

2. Please try to suffer through the rom-coms.

Yes, we know this is the tenth time we've watched A Walk to Remember but please realize how happy it makes us. Also, be prepared because we cry at the most random, adorable parts of all movies.

3. Draw us a picture, pick us a dandelion, or send us a quote.

It's truly the little things that get to us. We don't expect extravagant dates or crazy gifts, just show us you care in little ways throughout the day. You'll never know how quickly that can make our day.

4. Tell us when we're being crazy.

We heavily rely on you to keep our feet on the ground. When we are on spending way too much time on Pinterest and we're already planning our dream house, please remind us that we need to relax. Think Leslie Knope on a parks project: that's our brains 24/7, always dreaming of how to make the world and our lives better. Be our Ben Wyatt.

5. We're going to love you more than you thought possible.

We can be too much for many people. If you can't handle it, it's not your fault, because many can't. At least try to realize it early, because once we fall in love, we fall hard.

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