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16 Filipino Love Teams Who Restored Our Faith In Forever

Even just for a while.

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1. John Lloyd Cruz and Bea Alonzo

Star Cinema

We've seen them in: One More Chance, Miss You Like Crazy, Close To You

Why we love them: They brought the most iconic pairing, Popoy and Basha, to life—characters that'll be remembered for a very long time. They've been paired for over a decade now and they're one of those love teams that made us feel kilig even though they're not dating in real life.

2. Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla (KathNiel)


We've seen them in: Got To Believe, She's Dating The Gangster, Pangako Sa'yo (Remake), Crazy Beautiful You

Why we love them: They're here to remind us of our teenage puppy love — when everything was brighter and we still believed in forever. Aminin.

3. James Reid and Nadine Lustre (JaDine)

We've seen them in: On The Wings Of Love, Talk Back And You're Dead, Diary Ng Panget

Why we love them: They have undeniable chemistry, and they can still stand out by themselves outside of their love team. Plus, they're both really good singers.

4. Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera (DongYan)

We've seen them in: Philippine adaptation of Marimar, Dyesebel, You To Me Are Everything

Why we love them: They're the epitome of a reel-to-real loveteam. Though they got off to a rocky start, they're now ~living happily ever after~ with their baby daughter Letizia.

5. Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil (LizQuen)


We've seen them in: Forevermore, Just The Way You Are, Everyday I Love You

Why we love them: They *literally* made us believe in forever in their hit show Forevermore and their budding off-screen romance keeps us at the edge of our seats.

6. Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza aka Yaya Dub (AlDub)

We've seen them in: Eat Bulaga's Kalyeserye, My Bebe Love

Why we love them: The thrill of them only seeing each other on-screen (and not in real life at first) worked so incredibly well with fans that it got them an average of 20 million tweets per week. Their comedic touch and unscripted dialogue helped a lot. BONGGA!

7. Kim Chiu and Gerald Anderson (KimErald)

We've seen them in: Paano Na Kaya, 'Till My Heartaches End, Sana Maulit Muli

Why we love them: They've been paired up since they were inside the Pinoy Big Brother house, and fans were delighted when they announced they were dating for real. The relationship didn't end well, though... BUT STILL!

8. Richard Gomez and Dawn Zulueta (CharDawn)

We've seen them in: The Love Affair, You've My Home, Hihintayin Kita Sa Langit

Why we love them: They are loveteam-turned-lovers-turned-ex-lovers-turned-really-good-friends. Kapagod naman, pero at least that's another kind of "forever." ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

9. Jericho Rosales and Kristine Hermosa


We've seen them in: Pangako Sa'yo, Ngayong Nandito Ka, Trip

Why we love them: They were the original Yna and Angelo of Pangako Sa'yo. The show lasted two and a half years and aired in different countries like Malaysia and Singapore. International pa yung love nila.

10. Jolina Magdangal and Marvin Agustin

Star Cinema

We've seen them in: F.L.A.M.E.S., Labs Kita, Okey Ka Lang?, Kung Ayaw Mo Huwag Mo

Why we love them: Two things: Budjoy/Ned and chuvachuchu!

11. Nora Aunor and Tirso Cruz III (Guy and Pip)

We've seen them in: Guy and Pip, And God Smiled At Me

Why we love them: Aside from the unlikely chemistry, they're proof that our lolos and lolas were once suckers for kilig, too.

12. Gabby Concepcion and Sharon Cuneta

We've seen them in: Dear Heart, Tayong Dalawa, My Only Love

Why we love them: They get us hope that first love will last forever. Apparently, for them, it didn't. BUT STILL!!!

13. Bobby Andrews and Angelu de Leon


We've seen them in: T.G.I.S, Wala Na Bang Pag-ibig

Why we love them: They gave us a weekly dose of kilig every Saturday on T.G.I.S. and gave the song "It Might Be You" a whole new meaning.

14. Wowie de Guzman and Judy Ann Santos

We've seen them in: Mara Clara, Esperanza, Isusumbong Kita Sa Tatay Ko

Why we love them: With the storylines of their movies and shows, they easily became the loveteam of the masses. They made it seem like they're not hard to reach—parang forever. Charot.

15. Lea Salonga and Aga Muhlach

Star Cinema

We've seen them in: Sana Maulit Muli, Bakit Labis Kitang Mahal

Why we love them: Because they turned the corny term of endearment "babes" into a cute one, and they still look great together even after all these years.

16. Rico Yan and Claudine Barretto

Star Cinema

We've seen them in: Got 2 Believe, Dahil Mahal Na Mahal Kita

Why we love them: They had the chemistry, they had a relationship from reel-to-real, they were a typical kilig-inducing couple—until it ended in a tragic way. It wasn't until Claudine recently posted a couple of letters from Rico that we were reminded of their bittersweet relationship. BRB crying sa may corner.

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