1. Where Have All The Cowboys Gone? You’ll Find Them In Texas

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No, not everyone in Texas is a cowboy. But there are still plenty of them, which means you won’t have to look very far to find your very own Marlboro Man. Minus the Marlboros. Ew.

2. Same Goes For Cowgirls

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Cowboys don’t have a monopoly on Texas. They’ve got plenty of cowgirls, too. You’ll never have to worry about them asking you to catch spiders or hang pictures, either. Because anything you can do, Texas girls can do better. And they can’t wait to prove it.

3. Your Girlfriend Will Love Football As Much As You Do...

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From Friday night lights to the NFL, football is huge in Texas. And not just with the guys, either. The girls take it just as seriously, sometimes even more. So you’ll never have to worry about missing a game to spend the day at the farmer’s market, because she’d never dream of doing anything else on game day.

4. And Your Boyfriend Will Always Hold The Door Open For You

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And push your chair in, and pick you up at the door, and everything else a good old-fashioned boy should do for his date. Texas mamas teach their boys right.

5. You’re Guaranteed To Be Dating Some Of The Best Looking People In The Country

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Sure, every other state might try to argue this one. But all you have to do is take a look around Texas to see for yourself. I mean, just take Matthew McConaughey and the entire Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader lineup for starters. Checkmate.

6. Nobody Will Ever Mess With You Again

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Because now you’re with a Texan. And nobody messes with a Texan. They take that stuff seriously. And they’ll never let anyone mess with their special someone.

7. You’ll Get So Many Free Whataburgers

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If you think Whataburger is a cheap date, that’s because you’ve never had Whataburger. And the only thing better than a Whataburger is a free Whataburger, y’all.

8. You Can’t Spell Romance Without R-O-D-E-O

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Okay, you see where I’m going with that, let’s not get picky. But the rodeo is the best date you’ll ever go on, period.

9. A Texan’s Loyalty Is Unmatched

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You’ll be like peas and carrots.

10. It’s The Best Place For The Two Of You To Go Star Gazing

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The stars at night are so big and bright in Texas, they even wrote a song about it. Think I’m lying? Go see for yourself.

11. A Texan Will Never Be Wishy-Washy

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Another thing you don’t have to worry about with a Texan is wondering how they’re feeling. Good or bad, trust me, you’ll know. They have opinions on everything and they’re not scared to make them known.

12. Your Girlfriend Won’t Be Afraid To Eat

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Have you ever gone on a date where the girl picks at lettuce all night? Annoying, right? That’s not a problem with a Texas girl. Steak, Tex Mex, authentic barbecue, and everything in between… she’ll dive right in with you. Best date ever.

13. Your Boyfriend Will Take You Out Dancing Without You Asking

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Hope you like live music and dancing because you’re going to be doing it pretty often. And no, it’s not all line dancing. But they’ve got plenty of that, too.

14. You Won’t Have To Look Hard To Find Some Alone Time

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In case you didn’t get the memo, Texas is massive. A lot of it remains untouched, undeveloped, and makes for the perfect backdrop for getting away together. Load up the truck and get out there.

15. Every Day Together Will Be An Adventure

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This is Texas. It’s go big or go home. Texans always choose big, so prepare yourself for a whole lot of fun.

16. You’ll Have The Best Facebook Photos Together

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Visit Austin for some of the best murals, especially for couples. Or have your picture taken with any one of the many gigantic roadside attractions. You really can’t go wrong. Did we miss anything? Tell us the best thing about dating someone from Texas in the comments below!