The Brief: On Twitter, people are envisioning "the perfect couple" via memes of two stick figures holding hands.
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…
this is it pic.twitter.com/SVKeHldyIj
— Amy, Mothman Festival Queen (@cableknitjumper) February 7, 2021
perfect couple pic.twitter.com/BJcStMThwU
— GØHAN (@sandavidcito) February 8, 2021
the perfect couple pic.twitter.com/4EyIjK0OSm
— 𝐖𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰 🔪 (@MommyBigDick) February 5, 2021
The perfect relationship pic.twitter.com/CoZur8wThZ
— Americana at Brand Memes (@americanamemes) February 5, 2021
the perfect couple pic.twitter.com/SqyNtrK339
— Amy, Mothman Festival Queen (@cableknitjumper) February 5, 2021
the perfect couple pic.twitter.com/T3djP8pWE6
— Dominick (@platholyte) February 7, 2021
It’s been a long pandemic and plenty of people are yearning for any kind of companionship:
fuck boy voice: the perfect couple ahaaa 🥵 pic.twitter.com/ZTwnTsVFMW
— sherry🥺 (@sherrysworld) February 5, 2021
The perfect couple pic.twitter.com/9RtwbWMSq6
— Rachel Lapides (@rachellapides) February 5, 2021
Negative traits can be complementary, too.
i found them. the perfect couple pic.twitter.com/wBAANJDCEM
— bovril lavigne (@aIisoooon) February 7, 2021
In addition to remarking on actual couples, these memes can pair things that go well together.
the perfect couple dynamic pic.twitter.com/WqJU95cF12
— stella 📓 (@pathos_golden) February 7, 2021
The perfect couple pic.twitter.com/IsfGJ7N8oQ
— Jamie (@Jamie10__) February 7, 2021
Some of these memes are a tad NSFW:
the perfect couple pic.twitter.com/3v1VnrhmuD
— death💉☆ (@inhumanw4ste) February 7, 2021
the perfect couple pic.twitter.com/25DgJBWpP9
— buddy dyker (@cisjender) February 5, 2021