You know how in the movies a girl meets a boy and falls madly in love? How they have to overcome the odds keeping them at apart, but in the end they finally end up together. How they marry, have kids, and live happily ever after.
Yes, in the list of unrealistic expectations Hollywood love stories gave us, this scenario would be at the very top. But there are some others as well.
In movies, sleeping in pairs is always this cozy, affectionate bonding activity that two people can partake in with no evident struggle. Whereas, in reality, it's a messy, sweaty and often vicious fight for the last remaining square inch of bed space.
To illustrate the joys and struggles of sharing a bed with your significant other, writer Molly Fitzpatrick teamed up with graphic designer Allison Pottasch and created this hilarious chart. The illustrations are based on airline safety instruction inserts and show couples the how tos and how-not-tos of sleeping together.
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