They're the epitome of miserable, and every time you see them your commitment phobia flares up like a bad rash. The husband looks so dull you'd be surprised if he even has sperm, and the wife looks like she'll one day run him over with her car. Twice. I mean, is this really what love is? (Sure, if love was hate.)
There's one in every office building: The squeaky, twirly woman who probably has little birds dress her in the morning. She married her high school sweetheart, her kids look like the Von Trapp children, and she "just wants everyone to be happy, happy, happy!" You're one of the many who hides under her desk once you learn she's found someone who'd be perfect for you.
They're the couple who just can't let you forget for one second that they're a couple. They upload relationship selfies every hour. ("This is us flossing...") They send humblebraggy, pukey wukey tweets about each other ("I have the best bf/gf ever! #blessed"), and on Valentine's Day they can't help but write epic romance novels to each other on Facebook about every single second they've spent together. #barf
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Her boyfriend dumped her the day before Valentine's Day and she took it out on your whipped cream stash. It sucks and everything, and you'd feel more sympathetic if she hadn't taken it out on your whipped cream stash.
He's the guy at the bar who you can't make eye contact with — otherwise, he'll follow you around all night waiting for your permission to cop a feel. (Like Pepe Le Pew. Or Robin Thicke.) The desperation in his eyes reminds you of your childhood dog who'd get busy with your favorite body pillow (only not cute). Yep, this guy will troll the place with his metaphorical chocolate-on-a-fish-hook until a (totally drunk and equally desperate) woman bites.
The cult comprised of all the single ladies whose exes didn't put a ring on it. Sure, they're acting tough and waving their hands in the air like they just don't care... but by the end of the night, after way too many Jägerbombs, one of them will be throwing up and sobbing about how much she misses her ex, while the other holds her hair back and drunk dials her secret boyfriend. One will get into a brawl with who she suspects is her ex's new girlfriend, while the other seriously considers switching teams. And last but not least, the fifth wheel — who didn't really want to go out but ended up having the best time — will find herself doing the walk of shame tomorrow.
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