TikTok challenges have become one of the go-to ways for families to entertain themselves. Whether it’s recreating a popular reality show or re-staging childhood pictures, the outlet has created numerous ways to beat boredom at home. Now one of this summer’s more popular TikTok challenges is making a comeback with a wealth of hilarious clips. The name? “You could have been nicer to me today.”
The challenge made a big splash in June. Why the renewed interest? It’s hard to say — these things are often cyclical. However, it’s a simple challenge to set up, and it features a wide variety of hilarious reactions.
One person says to their partner the key phrase, “You could have been nicer to me today…” and secretly films the other person’s reaction. Many respond with a mix of shock and concern, trying to figure out what they’ve done wrong.
Here’s a compilation from YouTube in case you can’t view the TikTok posts on your phone.
Here are a number of the most popular posts on TikTik.
Tried the “I feel like you could have been nicer to me today” challenge on my boyfriend 😂🥺♬ Boyfriend challenge – okmidd
Sometimes, this means immediately going in for a hug to make everything all better.
Other times, it results in a solemn promise to be nicer in the future.
Some partners, however, don’t take too kindly to being called out, especially when they’ve been busy. These clips go to show that if you want to attempt this challenge, you might want to try to read the room first.
And, of course, there are the partners who know their significant other well enough to see right through the challenge immediately. Sometimes it gets a good laugh, as with the couple below.
Other times, however, the partner is less-than-willing to play along with the challenge:
As far as TikTok trends go, the “You Could Have Been Nicer” challenge is one of the sweetest and most endearing fads online now. Not only are the reactions often hysterical, but they show off how every relationship is built on a special dynamic between two people who love each other.
While no two couples are exactly alike, the love they share is just as strong — so long as everybody remembers to be nice.