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When you get the flu vs. when he gets the flu (GIFs)

Catherine Donaldson-Evans

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Catherine Donaldson-Evans

Catherine Donaldson-Evans is a journalist, mom, and Wonder Woman wannabe. Most recently, she was senior lifestyle editor and blogger at CafeMom’s The Stir and has written for numerous other publications during her career. She also chases...

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

You and your man might as well be from different planets when it comes to how you deal with the flu.

Not only have we heard that this year's flu shot might not be that effective, but the virus going around right before the holidays is one of the most serious strains out there. Perfect.

At least the men in our lives are around to take care of us.

Yeah. Sure. In Utopia, maybe. Ladies, let's face it. Men can be babies when they're sick. So can women, true, but most of the time we're the ones holding down the fort while the guys take care of #1 (sorry, guys, we know there are exceptions out there — and are you single?).

We hope this makes you laugh through all the misery.

1. When you find out you have the flu you plot ways to work through it.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sickGIF credit: Giphy.com

2. He finds out he has the flu and he starts whining.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

GIF credit: Giphy.com

3. You bring him tissues, flu meds and chicken soup, ignoring all the symptoms that you're getting the flu, too.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

GIF credit: Giphy.com

4. He seems grateful, but still treats you like his nurse.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

GIF credit: Giphy.com

5. You start to wonder if he remembers you clearly have the flu too — the very same virus that's taken him down and left him for dead.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

GIF credit: Giphy.com

6. He blows his nose and throws tissues on the floor.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

GIF credit: Giphy.com

7. You clean the bathroom.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

GIF credit: Giphy.com

8. He promptly falls asleep.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

GIF credit: Giphy.com

9. You finally break down in between dropping off the kids, going to work and running errands, because you're tired of pretending you aren't sick.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

GIF credit: Giphy.com

10. He's still sleeping. Snoring, even. It makes you want to throw up.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

GIF credit: Giphy.com

11. You throw up.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

GIF credit: Giphy.com

12. He wakes up looking hella better than six hours ago — or than you will for roughly 15 days.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

GIF credit: Giphy.com

13. He finally asks if you're OK and rubs your back for 10 seconds.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

GIF credit: Giphy.com

14. Success! Wait, where did he go? And are those chills I feel again? Collapsing… now.

14 GIFs that perfectly sum up what it's like when your man gets sick

GIF credit: Giphy.com

What's your experience when you and your other half get the flu?

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