20 Reasons Why Getting a Storage Unit is the Most Romantic Thing You Can Do This Valentine’s Day

Krista Diamond | February 14, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

  1. Less clutter will give you more space for that candlelit dinner you’re going to prepare (even if it is just Taco Bell).

  2. You can finally give your significant other the gift of a dresser drawer at your place. #ValentinesDayPresentSolved

  3. Not ready to rent an apartment together? Start by renting a storage unit together.

  4. You can stash your ex’s stuff there so there’s zero chance of your date stumbling upon it.

  5. You know that teddy bear you’ve had since you were in kindergarten? Mood killer. Put it in storage.

  6. You can convince your spouse that you’ve made the ultimate sacrifice in getting rid of that filthy bean bag chair from college without ever having to really get rid of it.

  7. If you can’t fit your furniture and her furniture into your shared apartment, you can be the chivalrous one and put yours in storage.

  8. Renting a storage unit is one of those grown-up things that makes you more attractive. Casually mention “the old 5x5” and watch the free drinks and phone numbers start rolling in.

  9. If you’re looking to totally surprise your partner with a proposal, a storage facility is a very...surprising...place to propose.

  10. You can rent your Valentine a storage unit and give them a card with the following inscription: “You’re so hot I had to get you a climate-controlled storage unit.” Works every time.

  11. But seriously, there are a thousand more self storage related pick up lines. They will all send your lover’s heart aflutter.

  12. A storage facility with 24 hour access is a great place for late night, starlit strolls.

  13. Even if you still live at your mom’s place, renting a storage unit is a great way to demonstrate that you’re independent and totally relationship-worthy.

  14. Having a storage unit is the perfect excuse to prove to your date that you’re very capable of hauling heavy objects to and from your car. Swoon.

  15. You know what’s even more romantic than a box of chocolates? A storage unit full of chocolates.

  16. You can impress your date with legal jargon that you learned when you signed your lease.

  17. If you think about it (like, really think about it), explaining the excellent security features that a storage facility provides is just another way of saying, “You are the love of my life and I will always protect you.”

  18. You know what they say: “The couple that stores together, stays together.”

  19. Giving someone the key to a disc lock is basically like giving them the key to your heart.

  20. Nothing says commitment—for at least the next 30 days—like a month-to-month lease on a storage unit.

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