It’s the weekend and you’ve been looking forward all week long to bond with your partner. Unfortunately, the rain makes it impossible to go out. What activities can you enjoy together at home? 7 married couples run us through the basics.
Preparing rainy day food. Enjoying heartily-made, warm, delicious meals in this weather together is a great bonding moment. Make your experience even better by #Wellnesizing your meals. To #Wellnesize is to take small steps to wellness, such as cooking healthy food for you and your partner.
“We cook together. Usually, we prepare chicken soup or lomi.” – Kevin and Janyn
Kevin and Janyn Espinosa
“We cook food—mostly soup-based—to compliment the weather. Commonly cooked dishes are Nilagang Baboy, Sinigang na Baboy, Tinolang Manok or Law-oy (mixed veggies stew.” – Justin and Ish
“Sarah makes sure she prepares healthy food, while I bond and look after our young daughter in the room.” – Jim and Sarah
Sweating it out. The weather tempts you to stay lazy but these couples try to beat the idleness and move.
“On days when we’re feeling a bit energetic, we clean the entire house.” – Lester and Shirlyn
“If we can’t sleep in the afternoons, we workout to burn what we ate (during lunch).” – Jim and Sarah
Jim and Sarah Adverderada
Cuddling on cuddle weather. Almost all of the married couples we talked to admitted that the rain makes them want to bond in the comfort of their beds.
“We snuggle under one thick blanket, sipping hot choco while watching a movie or checking our old photos. Sometimes, we just sleep all day.” – Lester and Shirlyn
Lester and Shirlyn Maquinano
“We often just stay in bed and talk.” – Bernard and Cy
Bernard and Cy Jao
Home theater. This almost goes hand in hand with staying in bed.
“We’re okay just watching movies together during rainy days.” – Vince and Shelamie
Vince and Shelamie Niguidula
“After lunch, we usually watch movies until we fall asleep.” – Jim and Sarah
“We watch Disney Junior for Pia (their young daughter) or any animated movie. Then we sleep.” – Justin and Ish
Justin and Ish Descallar
Playing games. To up the tempo in this season where everything seems to go too slow.
“Board games or video games!” – Lester and Shirlyn
“We both play Clash Royal Battles together.” – Eurick and Joyce
Eurick and Joyce Rodriguez
Never look at the rainy weather as an obstacle that prohibits you and your partner to bond. It’s an opportunity to explore more ways to enjoy each other’s company even if you’re just within the comforts of your own home.