Anyone that has been in a long-term, committed relationship knows that there’s a big difference between falling in love and staying in love. The act of falling in love is characterized by bursts of euphoria while remaining in love often means being with someone for better or for worse—and all the days in between. The comfort that comes from staying in a stable partnership is living through the sometimes exciting and often ordinary moments of everyday life. For years, illustrator Yehuda Devir has chronicled these times in a relatable and charming way. His relationship comics show the day-to-day life that he spends with his wife, Maya.
Devir calls his ongoing webcomics One of Those Days. Created in a stylized, often exaggerated comic book style, the one-panel illustrations share their lives in a way that’s sure to resonate with anyone who has been part of a couple. From stray hairs to healthy food makeovers, each piece demonstrates the humor and compromise that makes a relationship work. And sometimes, it doesn’t always go according to plan. In one scene, Devir catches his wife “show cheating” with a series that they watch together. “Five episodes without me??” Devir exclaims. “How could you?!” Does this seem familiar to you?
Now, after years of delighting people with his comics, Devir and his beloved wife have revealed themselves alongside their illustrated doppelgängers. Scroll down to see how the illustrator and his wife in real-life compare to his depictions. You can also see more from Devir by following him and One of Those Days on his popular Instagram. Prints of his work are also available through his online shop.
Through his ongoing webcomic One of Those Days, illustrator Yehuda Devir showcases relatable moments of being in a committed relationship.
And as a special birthday treat, in collaboration with Canfi Photography, the illustrator revealed what he and his wife look like in real life!