10 Things Healthy Couples Do Together

When you hold your loved one's hand while walking, it conveys a feeling of trust, security, affection, equality, and simply shows them that you care. Healthy couples adopt habits like these.
10 Things Healthy Couples Do Together

Last update: 11 June, 2022

Healthy couples give us an experience in life that makes us feel that we’ve found someone willing to share our follies.

Although having arguments and tension is inevitable, at the end of the day just being with that person makes you feel full of life and content. It’s true that partnership means leaving behind some of your habits you had during your single days. But with it comes new opportunities to escape your normal routine and enhance the things that make you feel special.

There are 10 good habits that all good couples practice together to strengthen their relationship and make it more fun. On this occasion, we want to share them so you can identify them and encourage you to do them with the person you love. Don’t miss them!

1. Healthy couples watch movies together

A bowl of popcorn, a remote control, and a TV.

It might seem corny to some people, the idea of just watching a movie together, but it’s actually a great way to spend quality time together.

Whether you actually go to the movies or just watch something at home, you’ll both feel really good. Both people should agree on the genre or movie that they want to see.

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2. Cook together

What if instead of going out for dinner you decided to cook together? Cooking together is a great experience that will strengthen the union and love that you have for each other.

Although it’s not too often you look forward to heading into the kitchen, by cooking together it gets you out of your normal routine and allows you to get creative.

3. Go on a trip

Although it’s not always possible due to financial reasons or time constraints, taking every opportunity to get out of the house is good for your relationship. See new places, dare to experience something different and share adventures together. It will make you feel like you perfectly complement each other.

4. Healthy couples shower together

As a relationship progresses and you build confidence between you and your partner, one of the nicest things you can do is take a shower together.

Soaping each other gently, as if you were having a relaxing massage (or erotic massage, depending on your preference at the time) and taking the opportunity to kiss each other, can become the perfect moment to have a sweet experience and, if you want, something more.

5. Read the same book

A book with the pages tucked inward, forming a heart.

For some people this can seem boring, but you’ll be surprised by how nice reading and sharing reflections can be with each other.

Reading those exciting stories that are written serves as a way for good couples to get to know each other better. Undoubtedly, they will find an interesting topic to discuss. In addition, experts indicate that reading helps to increase emotional intelligence, which can be very convenient in any relationship, not only in a couple.

6. Take naps together

It’s very common to make this plan on those cold or lazy days. It’ll be very comforting and delightful for both of you to just snuggle together at some point during the day. A few 20-30 minutes in bed, besides helping to replenish energy and clear the mind, can be great for your emotional well-being.

7. Write and read letters

Thanks to the invasion of technology and multi-media messaging and communication, the art of sending handwritten love letters is all but lost.

The truth is that, as old-fashioned as it may seem, it’s a very romantic practice that good couples do. It’ll make you feel great and more in love than ever.

8. Walk hand in hand

Healthy couples always walk side by side, never ahead or behind. Two people holding hands can have a quiet but intimate walk through the streets of a city or a park.

This healthy practice is also nice when you go out together. Through holding hands you transmit good feelings, trust, and security.

9. Exercise

A couple exercising together.

Adopting a more active and healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be boring or tedious. When done with your loved one, it can even be fun.

If you both go to the gym together or create a routine to be active from home, you can take care of your bodies together and enjoy all the benefits even when you’re intimate.

10. Eat in bed

There are certain times when you should forget the purpose of the room and enjoy an afternoon doing something else in bed. Ordering pizza or fast food in bed can be fun and relaxing. Of course, it’s important to remember to pick up the waste and, preferably, to change the sheets the next day.

Of course, there are many other things you can do with your partner to strengthen the relationship and not fall into a routine. The most important thing is that you both have the will to be together to make each of your experiences the best moments.

This text is provided for informational purposes only and does not replace consultation with a professional. If in doubt, consult your specialist.