The Brief: On Twitter, people are envisioning "the perfect couple" via memes of two stick figures holding hands.

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In the days leading up to Valentine’s Day, memes about romantic couples are spreading on Twitter including ones about “the perfect couple.” Similar to BF + GF memes, people are sharing an image of stick figures holding hands and labeling them to imagine compatible couples. Perfect couple memes often highlight how people don’t need to be similar to be a good match.

Some traits depicted in these memes are less serious than others…

It’s been a long pandemic and plenty of people are yearning for any kind of companionship:

Negative traits can be complementary, too.

In addition to remarking on actual couples, these memes can pair things that go well together.

Some of these memes are a tad NSFW: