Planning a trip with a new partner is always a nerve-wracking experience, but spring break — also known as the only week of the year in which it's not only appropriate, but expected, that you'll be drunk 24/7 — comes with its own set of potential challenges and (literal) hiccups. If you're getting ready to take a trip with your new beau, here are a few things to know before going on spring break with your boyfriend or girlfriend.
Honestly, I spent most of my spring vacations working or traveling with my family during college (v wild, v crazy!), so I never had a chance to experience the full folly and sloppiness of ~spring break~. But as someone with a proclivity for speaking in foreign accents and professing my love to strangers while drunk, it's probably best that I never took a crazy spring break trip, with a boyfriend or anyone else. That said, I have plenty of friends who did.
I chatted with eight women to find out what they wish they'd known before jetting off on a spring break adventure with their S.O. — from the danger of drunk arguments to how boring boys can be (read: very). Here's what they had to say.
You might get into fights that neither of you will remember.
Taking a trip together doesn't necessarily mean your S.O. is committed.
Boys can make boring travel buddies.
Or the trip could give your S.O. unrealistic expectations about how not boring you are.
It can take your relationship from zero to 100 real quick.
Give your S.O. a head's up if you've got any crazy, drunk habits.
Definitely plan out your budget in advance.
And try not to make it a family affair.
Now that you've been fully briefed, go and get your spring break on with bae, girl! Order an extra mojito for me.
*Names have been changed. Quotes have been edited and condensed for clarity.
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