Why is Everyone Online Asking Their Boyfriends to Peel Oranges?

Words: Shamim de Brún
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So, according to TikTok, the ultimate litmus test for love is getting your squeeze to awkwardly strip an orange for you. Over 46 million users are jumping on the bandwagon of this viral “orange peel theory.” Realistically, it’s not really about the citrus struggle. The concept here is that doing a small, sweet gesture, like tackling an orange peel, is supposed to reveal your partner’s commitment skills in a relationship.

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