What do normal couples do?

Just out of interest...

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09/08/2012 at 12:17

My evenings and weekends with t'other half seem to revolve around swimming, running, bike rides, going to the gym, races, etc.

What do normal couples do?

09/08/2012 at 12:24

Running, bike rides, hiking...

...what, you mean we're not 'normal'?

09/08/2012 at 12:24

Activities in order priority:

1. kids (for me) 1. Sleep (for ms Diamonds)

2. running

3. dog

4. watching lympics

5. visiting relatives

6. eating.

7. gardening

8. housework

09/08/2012 at 12:26

Oh, and food....lots of food.

09/08/2012 at 12:27

As far as my non-running friends are concerned, it's general consensus that we 'running types' are not normal

09/08/2012 at 12:28
The old in and out (from A Clockwork Orange)
09/08/2012 at 12:29

9. the old in and out

09/08/2012 at 12:39

whats normal?

09/08/2012 at 12:43

We run up to three times a week (at the moment), and cycle at weekends, my Squeeze goes swimming one evening a week - so that leaves a lot of time for eating, reading, watching a bit of telly, socialising 

We don't go out a great deal, but that's more inclination than not having time.

09/08/2012 at 12:44

I agree - what's normal?

We do the following in no particular order

  • BBQ's
  • Dinner/cinema with friends
  • Running/Cycling
  • Doing up the house (clearing up the garden, doing stuff with mortar)
  • Clearing up the house after construction works...

 

09/08/2012 at 12:49

There is no normal, I suppose I mean those people who don't spend their lives training!

09/08/2012 at 13:02

Sarah you've just decribed our life too

09/08/2012 at 13:13

I guess asking on a running forum wasn't the best place to get non-training answers!

09/08/2012 at 13:45

I think it also depends. I train a lot solo and hubby can choose if he wants to join in or not. As I tend to travel a lot with my work; we only really spend our weekends together and that's normally taken up with 'housey' stuff.

09/08/2012 at 13:52

I read that as 'horsey' stuff

09/08/2012 at 13:53

Well, this weekend Mrs P is working on Saturday so I'm going to drive over the Woodhead Pass for a picnic, then she is going to the Charity Sheld match at Villa Park on Sunday so I'm going to london for the marathon.

09/08/2012 at 15:06
sarah the bookworm wrote (see)

There is no normal, I suppose I mean those people who don't spend their lives training!

As above

09/08/2012 at 15:25

The honeymoon worn off already ?

09/08/2012 at 15:44
Mr Puffy wrote (see)

Well, this weekend Mrs P is working on Saturday so I'm going to drive over the Woodhead Pass for a picnic, then she is going to the Charity Sheld match at Villa Park on Sunday so I'm going to london for the marathon.

I don't mind whether we do sporty things or not, but I wouldn't want to be spending that much weekend time doing something different from my Squeeze.

Weekends are important time together, for me.

09/08/2012 at 16:01
"What do normal couples do"

Talk to each other.
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