When you're in a new relationship, everything is sunny and sparkly and you're so in lust that you're OK with not knowing exactly what the future holds. You're filled with optimism because you and your new bae are social media official and hopeful. But if your new relationship is butting up against Valentine's Day, the biggest love holiday of the year, things might get a little awkward. To commiserate with the internet, you'll want to check out some Valentine's Day memes about being in a new relationship, because you're not alone in what you're going through. Things were fine and dandy, and suddenly you're forced to look at your budding relationship objectively and decide what it is ... awkward!
Maybe Valentine's Day propels you into something more serious, or maybe it slows things down, or maybe it unearths parts of the new relationship that you hadn't looked at yet. Whatever effect Valentine's Day has on your new relationship, I think we can all relate to the pressure that the holiday instils on new love. Couples should have a few solid months together before they're forced to declare their affection for each other online or do something overly romantic — by hey, you can't control the calendar. For your enjoyment, here are a few on-point memes that depict the delightful struggle of a new relationship and all that it entails.