10 Weird Ways Animals Find a Mate
Swans choose their mate at a young age, when they are only a couple of years old.
There is a complex courtship display when swans face each other, during which they dip and turn their heads or spread and raise their wings.
They also "kiss bills," which forms the famous heart shape with their necks.
Many swans are monogamous and mate for life, but some pairs are not.
If the swan couple has trouble reproducing, they "divorce" and find new partners. Read more:
6 Things You Should Say to Your Partner Every Single Day
We loved each other.
We liked each other.
We finished each other's sandwiches, sentences and Starbucks (he was the slowest drinker on the planet).
We left each other love notes every day.
We surprised each other with the exact same gift on more than one occasion (Sleater-Kinney tickets, the Wes Anderson coffee table book and Gaslight Anthem tickets).
We were only married for three years (he died, OK? Cut us a break), but if you have a person to text about anything, or a person to play with your hair while you watch TV and eat three bowls of ice cream, or a person to remind you to book the dentist appointment you've been postponing for like 100 years, consider yourself lucky.
As someone who's lost their person, here's what I want you to tell yours.
Every day, if you can. Read more: