TikTok challenges have become one of the go-to ways for families to entertain themselves during lockdown. 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 there’s a new TikTok challenge just for couples, and it’s created a wealth of hilarious clips. All it takes to join in is to tell your partner, “You could have been nicer to me today.”
The best thing about this challenge is the wide variety of reactions that the statement gets from different people. Many people respond with a mix of shock and concern, trying to figure out what they’ve done wrong.
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.