Creating The Perfect Girlfriend

(My partner and I are big fans of video games, especially those where you can customise your character. We also compliment each other quite often.)

Me: “Have I told you that you have really pretty eyebrows?”

Partner: “No? Thank you!”

Me: “Yes, very nice eyebrows. They have very cool shape. I would use them in character creator.”

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Come On Let’s Go And Slay

(My wife and I saw ‘Frozen,’ but got one of the songs so stuck in our heads that we’re not allowed to even allude to it now. We’ve just bought a car.)

Wife: “Look at all the storage space in here! You can open this and this and this… What do you think?”

Me: “That’s a lot of space!”

Wife: “Definitely!”

Me: *singing softly* “Will you help me hide a body?”

(She was angrier about being reminded of that song again than by my idea for the car’s use!)

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How To Train Your Imaginary Dragon

(I am sitting on the couch reading while my boyfriend does homework on the floor. He turns to me and begins telling me about mind theories.)

Boyfriend: “So, basically, believing is being. If you believe in something enough, it will happen.”

Me: *closing my eyes hard* “I BELIEVE… IN DRAGONS!”

(I open my eyes and look around. I sigh: no dragons in sight.)

Boyfriend: “You don’t believe enough.” *goes back to his homework like nothing happened*

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Watching Pokémon on Saturday mornings as a kid