8 Things To Know Before Going On Spring Break With Your Boyfriend Or Girlfriend

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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.

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You might get into fights that neither of you will remember.

—Tori, 24

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Taking a trip together doesn't necessarily mean your S.O. is committed.

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—Hannah, 24

Boys can make boring travel buddies.

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—Francis, 23

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Or the trip could give your S.O. unrealistic expectations about how not boring you are.

—Daniela*, 23

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It can take your relationship from zero to 100 real quick.

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—Alice, 24

Give your S.O. a head's up if you've got any crazy, drunk habits.

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—Alexis*, 24

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Definitely plan out your budget in advance.

—Meredith*, 25

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And try not to make it a family affair.

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—Rachel, 24

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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