Exposed. All of your secret eating habits, that is. Hopefully your significant other-turned-roommate won’t judge your guilty pleasure for eating family packs of string cheese in one sitting.
What’s Mine is Yours, Except When it’s Really Mine. You would do anything for love, except possibly share that last slice of cake. The best part? Your S.O. sees your nonexistent ability to share as an endearing quality — you know what you want!
Manners?The picture-perfect couple we all imagine sits at the dining room table every night to dinner. But you and your S.O.? It’s the couch every night watching your favorite reality TV show. And appreciating every minute of not needing to speak to the person you love.
Their Food Phobias Become Your Sworn Enemies. He can’t stand the sight of white creamy products? Consider that mayo tossed, the whipped cream down the drain, and that jar of Alfredo sauce is going into your work lunch. No judgment because you’re terrified of touching raw chicken and you know he’ll prep that part of dinner every time.
What Happens at Home, Stays at Home. Whatever weird food habits you pick up from each other, whether it’s being okay with eating leftovers that are way too old or eating all the cheese off the last few slices of pizza, you know you’ll be able to act on them together.
Julie Ruggirello is the Recipe Editor at The Daily Meal and has come to learn to live with each meal consisting of a meat, starch, and vegetable. No exceptions. Follow her on Twitter @TDMRecipeEditor.