27 Experiences You’ve Inevitably Had As A Faithful Romance Reader

Ah, romance fans. We are a special kind of breed, aren’t we? We live for the heartache, the angst, and the smut (ESPECIALLY the smut). Here are 27 experiences you’ve inevitably had if you’re a romance genre fan.

1. You have 87 books sitting on your E-Reader, but you one-click anyway because you can’t resist a bad boy with tattoos.

addicted

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. When the two main characters fight the tension between them and your lady parts are freaking out:

angst

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Your friends when they see you re-reading 50 Shades of Grey:

judging

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. You’ve accidentally said your book boyfriend’s name while sleeping and/or … um… “baking”.

oops

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Book hangovers are a real problem.

feels

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. There’s at least one book that you’ll fight to the death trying to get your other smut lovers to read.

read

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. The name “Travis Maddox” makes you do something like this:

flail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Love triangles.

buckle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. When sex finally happens:

happening

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. When they were casting for the 50 Shades movie:

tribute

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11. Your husband/boyfriend questions where you learned certain “moves” and you can reference the book and page number.

proud-gif

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. Even though the angst kills you, it’s secretly your favorite part of the book.

love

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13. The look you give your husband/boyfriend after reading something your current book boyfriend did to win the girl that was so incredibly sweet your heart melted:

glare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14. You kind of consider yourself a connoisseur of men, since you’ve experienced everything from an alpha male to a band geek.

big deal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15. You hear songs on the radio that remind you of a fictional couple.

jam

 

 

 

 

 

 

16. When your favorite author posts a giveaway:

pick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17. Your Goodreads “to-read” shelf has at least twenty covers with a set of insanely cut abs as the main focus.

sorry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18. When someone says romance is a stupid genre:

cut

 

 

 

 

 

19. You’ve begged and or/threatened an author for a sequel because you have to know what happens after the HEA.

please

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20. Insta-Love:

insta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21. You have developed girl crushes on at least one heroine.

creep

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22. On the same note, you’ve stopped reading midway due to an annoying heroine.

eye roll

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23. You can list your top 10 book boyfriends on command.

overly-attached-girlfriend-gif

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24. When you find those Indie diamonds in the rough, you claim dibs on being the first to have the main guy as a book boyfriend. And you remind others as needed.

back

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25. You’ve tried to recreate dates from your favorite books and didn’t understand why your husband/boyfriend missed the cues to quote your book boyfriend.

kidding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26. Fantasies about being thrown against a wall are a real problem.

frustrated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27. And, possibly the worst experience – the moment you remember your book boyfriend isn’t real:

leave

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Can you add anything to the list? Comment below with your experience that only romance readers can relate to.

 

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