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Love Actually: Luis Manzano And Jessy Mendiola, Sweetly Weathering Whatever Life Throws Their Way

Love Actually: Luis Manzano And Jessy Mendiola, Sweetly Weathering Whatever Life Throws Their Way

The country’s sexiest woman and one of the funniest hunks out there: Sounds like a really good combination, don’t you think?



Through different rumors and speculations—from Jessy greeting Luis “happy birthday!” on her Instagram page, her being spotted with Vilma Santos-Recto, Luis’ mother, back in July 2016, to both of them going together to the 10th Star Magic Ball, the two chose to not speak much about their relationship, and just let the photographs speak for themselves.

“We are just enjoying this journey. It's a journey filled with road bumps, and we're just going to enjoy everything—both the good moments and the bad," Luis said in a previous interview with Marie Lozano.

Despite the bashing they would get, Luis and Jessy remain unfazed, and instead choose to focus on the beautiful thing they have instead. Here's what's so commendable about their relationship that we can all learn from:


1. Trust each other's opinions. In her interview on Tonight With Boy Abunda, Jessy shared, "Ako kasi, I always ask him. Palagi akong nagtatanong kung, 'Ano sa tingin mo? Ano kayang mas okay? Tama ba ito? Mali ba ito?' Ganoon ako lagi sa kanya and ganoon din siya sa akin."


2. They disregard the “noise” outside of their relationship. Luis Manzano once said in an interview: "Our smiles speak for ourselves."  If you would notice their many moments, like this dinner date...


A video posted by Jessy Mendiola (@senorita_jessy) on


That time when they vacationed in Phuket, Thailand;


Or that time when they went scuba diving...


It is apparent that they are unfazed by the naysayers, and away from the "noise" surrounding them, Jessy and Luis simply choose to enjoy their moments together and see their love for each other grow as the days go by. "It is what it is. What you see is what you get,” Jessy previously said in an interview.


3. They challenge each other to try new things. Exhibit A: Jessy dared Luis to try an edgy ride he has never  experienced before. Exhibit B: Luis introduced Jessy. And many others, as you can see on their Instagram feeds. "As I’ve said, Luis is a good guy. Any girl would be lucky to have him kaya siguro Lucky ang pangalan niya,” Jessy candidly remarked in a previous interview.


4. They have each other's back. From Luis admiring Jessy's strength as a woman dealing with critics, to Jessy appreciating how Luis would support and cheer her up, they know they can always count on each other especially during tough times.


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