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  1. Amanda (Loopy)

    Amanda (Loopy) CDC

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    Cambridge Diet
    Single: You get the whole duvet to yourself.
    Coupled: You don't need a hot water bottle.

    Single: There's half as much ironing to do.
    Coupled: There's twice as much ironing to do but somebody else might do it.

    Single: You can hoover the carpet when you think it needs doing.
    Coupled: Somebody else hoovers the carpet before you think it needs doing.

    Single: You can watch whatever TV channel you like, without arguments.
    Coupled: There's somebody to talk to about the programme you're watching.

    Single: You can whizz round an art gallery in half the time.
    Coupled: You get to discuss all the art as you go round.

    Single: Nobody complains when you burp, belch or fart.
    Coupled: Somebody points out when you have ketchup on your chin.

    Single: You never come home to a blazing row.
    Coupled: You sometimes come home to a cooked meal.

    Single: You get to eat the whole ready meal for two yourself.
    Coupled: It takes just as long to cook for two as it does for one.

    Single: You can always go on holiday somewhere you find interesting.
    Coupled: Hotel rooms cost less per person, and there's somebody to talk to at breakfast.

    Single: There are no important birthdays or anniversaries to accidentally forget.
    Coupled: Somebody actually remembers your birthday.

    Single: You never have to buy useless presents for your partner, just for the sake of it.
    Coupled: Somebody buys you presents occasionally, and it's the thought that counts.

    Single: You can spend all your money on yourself.
    Coupled: There are two salaries coming in and only one set of bills.

    Single: Nobody ever tells you that the kitchen must be repainted and the bathroom must be retiled.
    Coupled: Two people can repaint the kitchen or retile the bathroom far more quickly than one.

    Single: You're allowed to flirt with people in the street.
    Coupled: You don't need to flirt with people in the street.

    Single: You have can still have a riotous social life in your 30s.
    Coupled: You can still have a riotous social life in your 60s.

    Single: You can always get a double seat to yourself on public transport.
    Coupled: You can never find a double seat because they're all being hogged by single people.

    Single: You can read a book on a train without feeling you should be talking to the person next to you instead.
    Coupled: You don't need a book on a long train journey because this is quality time together.

    Single: You don't catch every sniffle, cold and flu bug off your partner.
    Coupled: When you suffer a major cardiac arrest, somebody actually notices and dials 999.

    Single: You have no friends to go out with because they've all partnered off and are staying in.
    Coupled: You don't have to go out with those annoying friends you had while you were single.

    Single: You already know which set of parents you'll be spending Christmas with this year.
    Coupled: The family sometimes chooses to spend Christmas at your house.

    Single: Being coupled is restrictive, stifling and a sign of personal weakness.
    Coupled: Being single is unnatural, lonely and a sign of personal failure.

    Single: The bathroom is always free.
    Coupled: The bedroom is always full.

    Single: You can lie in bed in the morning for as long as you like.
    Coupled: There's a very good reason for lying in bed in the morning.

    Single: Nobody sees what you look like first thing in the morning.
    Coupled: Somebody loves you despite what they see first thing in the morning.
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  3. wannabeminime

    wannabeminime Gold Member

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    Aaaah, but which do you prefer Loopy, and why??:D
  4. Redpam

    Redpam Living the Life

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    This has not convinced me that being a couple is better. I can see it does from HIS point of view!

    It has just convinced me why he wants to stay and why I cant get rid of him.

    Aside from that it is very amusing.
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