Practicing social distancing during Movement Control Order (MCO) doesn’t mean you have to put your dating life on hold. If you just started getting to know someone, or never got to schedule that first date, believe me there’s still hope.
There are still a lot of approaches to strike up a sentiment with somebody—it just requires some creativity. However sometimes, “just talking” on Whatsapp, browsing through their social media and FaceTime-ing just aren’t enough. Long distance can be a hard stretch and it’s critical to keep the spark alive. Here, we gathered some of the top fun activities you can practice while maintaining the social distance rules. Remember, stay home!
1. Make a meal together—via video call
Yes, plan out your date to make the same meal. This is a great method to interact and talk through FaceTime or video call. Just pick a simple recipe like a basic chocolate cake or mouth-watering chicken curry. Nevertheless you both are going to have a lot of fun! Make sure to buy all the right ingredients as well.
2. Watch a show or movie together
We’re lucky to live in the digital era, so there’s nothing’s impossible. With Google Chrome extension Netflix Party, you and your significant other can stream and binge watch shows and movies available online—at the same time. They even make your life easier by syncing playback and giving the option to add in window chat. Movie party, anyone?
3. Play an online game together
Who says board game nights have to end just because you’re stuck in separate places? You can play popular games like Settlers of Catan online, or join them in their Animal Crossing island. If you have shared friends—or want to start sharing them—you could try playing games like Heads Up over Zoom.
4. Visit virtual zoos and museums together
Fortunately, you and your sweetheart can enjoy virtual tours of many popular zoos and museums! Check these out: