True Love Is in Small Everyday Things

Artist Philippa Rice has created an inspiring comic series about how love shows itself in small everyday things couples do.

It is commonly known that daily life may harm relationships. Everyday routine, work-related stress and responsibilities sometimes make you neglect your sweetheart. However, there are also countless small things couples do to show their love and affection. These things are what inspired Rice to create a comic book titled Soppy.

If you live with your loved one, some of the following illustrations will probably remind you of your own life. Let’s take a look at these heartwarming pictures and learn about the ways some ordinary daily habits can bring you closer to your loved one!

1. There is nothing better than sharing breakfast with your sweetheart.

1-sharing breakfast with your sweetheart

How about starting your day with a delicious breakfast prepared by you and your loved one? As we all know, it is the most important meal of the day. Always remember to share it with the most important person in your life, your other half. While eating, you can discuss your plans for the day ahead and give each other all the positive energy and love you’ve got!

2. Do the housework or go shopping together.

2-Do the housework or go shopping together

Doing the housework, going to the mall or even to the supermarket for the necessary groceries will be beneficial for you in many ways since you will share daily life activities while enjoying each other’s company. It’s is a great way to connect with your partner. Besides, it’s all about doing things together.

3. Do not forget to express your love with a hug, no matter how busy you are.

3-Do not forget to express your love with a hug

Forget about what you are doing for a while and give your sweetheart a hug. Doing so, will show him/her how important he/she is to you.

4. As we all know, the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.

4-the way to a man's heart is through his stomach

Cooking is an enjoyable pastime and a delicious meal will definitely bring you closer to one another. It doesn’t have to be something complicated or sophisticated. Just share the joy of cooking! Enjoying the process with your sweetheart will give you the opportunity to spend some time together, share a delicious meal and have fun.

5. After having spent a hard, long day at work, going home and enjoying the company of your loved one is all you need.

5-going home and enjoying the company of your loved-one

It would be nice to spend time together, relax and talk about something pleasant. You can spend hours with your loved one talking about important or unimportant things. Despite the problems life brings, the most important thing is that you have each other and this is something truly precious you should always appreciate.

6. It’s important for your relationship to share a special location with your partner:

6-share a special location with your partner

Your favorite cafe or restaurant, a place that you both enjoy visiting, which reminds you of how precious your sweetheart is. You can go on a date or meet at your favorite restaurant, where you first met. This will keep the flame alive and strengthen your relationship.

7. When you’re at home with your life partner you can do everything together:

7-you can do everything together

Brush your teeth, lie on the couch, relax and feel the true meaning of companionship. Doing all these things with your sweetheart is a way of expressing your love and affection. After all, love is about sharing everyday moments; love is everywhere, hidden in small everyday things, and, most importantly, it’s about being with each other.

Image credit: Philippa Rice

By Rena P.