Relationships take time. They require gradual, incremental intimacy that builds into that long-term love everyone is seeking so desperately in romantic comedies.
Sometimes, though, life has other plans -- and unforeseen illness turns your dating life into a minefield of germy everything, missed dates, and avoidance of one another until the sickness passes. Or does it? Here are six very good reasons to ride your viruses and colds out together, thereby accelerating your relationship by a decade (give or take).