Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds Donate 0,000 to NAACP Legal Defense FundCupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds Donate 0,000 to NAACP Legal Defense Fund

By Alycia Williams

In latest celebrity news, actress Blake Lively and husband Ryan Reynolds donated to the NAACP. According to EOnline.com, the celebrity couple donated $200,000 to NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Recently, police brutality videos have been surfacing all over the media, most of the videos resulting in the death of a person of color. This has sparked massive protesting all around America, causing many people to get arrested. Reynolds and Lively were quick to show their support by taking to social media and explaining that they don’t know what it’s like to live in fear of the police, and neither will their kids. The post ended with them stating, “We’re ashamed that in the past we’ve allowed ourselves to be uninformed about how deeply rooted systemic racism is.”

In celebrity news, Blake and Ryan are showing their support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement by making a substantial donation. What are some ways supporting a worthy cause can bring you closer as a couple?

Cupid’s Advice: 

Having similar beliefs and views in a relationship can really help unify you guys as a couple. Standing together on important issues in the world no matter what your opinion is, will strengthen your relationship. If you are wondering how standing together can bring you closer as a couple, Cupid has some advice for you:

1. It builds a foundation for your relationship: Standing together during social crisis is just one of the first steps of always sticking by your partner’s side. As your relationship progresses, you’ll need to stand together and support each other in a lot of different situations even if you don’t agree. Standing by each others’ beliefs and feelings will build a foundation to further your relationship.

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2. Better communication skills: When you are both supporting a worthy cause together, it can stir up an amazing conversation between you two. Being able to express how you feel about something to your partner and your partner being able to do the same with you is improving your communication. That way, when you have to discuss something that you have totally different views on, you’ll be able to get your point across and hear each others’ points of view in a productive way.

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3. Attend events together: When you are both really passionate about something, you will want to support the best way you can. Attending charity events and rallies together will help you two feel more like a unit. Moving as one in a public setting is always a plus in any relationship.

What are some other ways supporting a worthy cause can bring you closer as a couple? Starts a conversation in the comments below!