We all know someone who seems a little bit too attached to his or her car. You know the type; they'll have cringe-worthy pet names for their cars, threaten to kick you out should you bring in any food or drink, and in the event of minor bumps and scrapes on the road, apologize profusely to their four-wheeled loves, rather than to the human passengers in them. And then there's the type who refers to his or her car as a spouse, a boyfriend/girlfriend, or other stripes of romantic partnership.
While you probably have a less amorous relationship with your car, your hunk of steel and rubber has more in common with your significant other than you might realize. In fact, treating your car like one could save you a lot of hassle in the long run. Here are a couple of ways your car is like a significant other: