Anyone who has ever been remotely interested in a guy knows that love isn’t like the movies. Sure, growing up we all thought Prince Charming would ride up to our houses one day on his noble steed and sweep us off our feet, but now we realize we’d all be waiting a pretty long time for that guy to come around. Check out a few things that we realize now are far from the truth when it comes to dating.
1. Pretty Woman
When your guy messes up, he’ll come with roses in a limo to your door to apologize.
You will decide after immediately after meeting someone that you should get married.
3. A Cinderella Story
You and your high school sweetheart will go to college together.
4. Beauty and the Beast
If you take someone as prisoner, they will fall in love with you. (It will just land you in prison.)
5. Never Been Kissed
So you lied about your identity and spied on him just to write a good story? Don’t worry. He’ll still love you.
6. The Little Mermaid
It’s totally cool to get married when you’re 16 to a guy you saw playing with his puppy on the beach.
7. Pride & Prejudice
Guys will openly tell you their affection. (LOLZ YEAH RIGHT.)
Kissing in the rain is romantic.
9. Lady and the Tramp
So is eating in an alley at night.
Your guy can jump up a tree, run really fast, and climb up to your bedroom window.
And fly a magic carpet.
12. The Switch
Your friend will accidentally hijack your pregnancy and you will fall in love.
13. The Back Up Plan
You meet the perfect man when you find out you’re expecting.
14. The Proposal
If you are forced to get engaged to your boss, no worries because you’ll probably fall in love.
15. Corpse Bride
Self explanatory on this one.
16. Something Borrowed
You can borrow your best friend’s fiancée.
17. The Wedding Planner
Or your client’s fiancée.
18. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
You have to fight all of your significant other’s exes to win them over.
You can send your significant other a heart shape of flowers sent by doves to their work.
20. Snow White & Sleeping Beauty
Your prince will come save you from an evil lady and kiss you to wake up.
21. The Fault in Our Stars
Taking last minute getaway vacations with your significant other is totally doable.
22. Bride Wars
You and your best friend will get engaged, married in the same hotel, and have babies on the same days.
23. Legally Blonde
The bend-and-snap works EVERY TIME.
24. Sex and the City
Your significant other will be there waiting for you when you need them the most, you run dramatically to them and they shower you with affection. And proposes to you with a shoe.
25. The Princess and The Frog