In August 2018, Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla confirmed their relationship as a real-life couple during a press conference for their blockbuster film “The How’s of Us.”
When asked about how long they have been officially together, Daniel disclosed, “Basta more than five years na.”
Now, in their seventh year. Kathryn herself marked the milestone on her Instagram post with a gallery that had a caption: “Taking this as an excuse to be extra cheesy today! Swipe left!”
It featured a sweet video of their travel to Amanpulo last February, and four phone screenshots of her message for Daniel, typed on her notepad application dated May 25, 2019 at 3:22pm.
Kathryn also shared how she and DJ managed to stay in love for such a long time now. She revealed their secret: “For us, we just wing it --- it’s not forced, it’s not planned, it’s not strategic. There’s no formula.”
Then, added piece of advice to other couples. “Staying in love is a decision you make every day.”
Kathryn then opened up about Daniel’s lovely qualities, and the similarities her man has with the characters he portrayed on television and on films. Then she shifted on saying that she loves Daniel most because of being the man that he is. Kath tells Daniel:
“But more than anything in the world, I’m thankful that you are you --- you’re DJ, my tangi, my bal. You massage my feet after a long day of wearing heels, you get mad when I forget to text you goodnight, you tie my shoelaces and even cut my nails, you randomly whisper ‘I love you’ and give me a kiss on the forehead. I love how you’re scared of small planes so you never let go of my hand during flights. I love your sweaty hands, the scent of your shirt, your OC tendencies, and how you’re so much taller when you hug me because it makes me feel so safe. But don’t get me wrong, you can be really annoying too when you randomly fart, when you’d rather sleep than go to the gym, whenever you’re being overly conservative, and the fact that you’re super moody in the morning.”
Kathryn went on saying how much she loves even the things she finds annoying about him because that’s how real they can get. She ended her message greeting DJ: “Happy happy 7th anniv to us, mahal! Thank you for being my dream guy and my reality guy at the same time. Falling and staying in love with you is the best decision I’ve ever made.”
#RelationshipGoals! Take a look at some of KathNiel’s sweetest moments together right here in this gallery.