Long-lasting relationships take work and effort and doing a few things every day to add romance is easy if you put your mind to it. Here are a few tips for simple things you can do every day to remind your partner of how much you love them.
1. Surprise Him/Her with a Picnic Lunch
You may both have busy days, but surprise your partner with a spontaneous picnic lunch, even if it means just sharing a sandwich over their desk or on the living room floor.
2. Tell Them What You Appreciate
When love is brand new it is easy to list all the wonderful things you appreciate. Regular reminders of the simple things you value about your love let them know how appreciative you are. You don’t need to make it elaborate, just think of at least one simple thing you appreciate and say it out loud to your loved one.
3. Write a Love Note
Love notes tucked in unexpected places can make your lover’s day. Pop a little post-it note in his wallet or in her lingerie drawer and let three simple words speak for themselves.
4. Remember Your Manners
It may not sound romantic, but saying “please” and “thank you” can go a long way to showing your partner that you respect and value their presence in your life.
5. Send an e-Card Just Because
There are many free e-cards available online and you can find one to brighten your partner’s day. Choose one that just says “I love you,” or something that makes them laugh. Either way, you’re reminding them that you care.
6. Send a Surprise Music Text
Send them a sappy romantic song to their cell phone with the message that this song makes you think of them when you hear it.
7. Surprise Him with a Night of His Favorites
You might be surprised at how receptive he will become when you dress in his favorite outfit and greet him at the door with his favorite music playing in the background and . The idea of what you are doing for him is sure to make his eyes light up with delight.
8. Give Her a Long Massage
Often, women are the ones giving the massage, but you can surprise her by turning the tables and giving her a nice long relaxing massage. As you stroke her skin, whisper how much you love her in her ear.
9. Go for an Evening Walk Together
At the end of the day, a walk around the block or down the road can be a wonderful way to reconnect and talk to each other. Just holding hands and appreciating being with each other can be a romantic way to end the day.
10. Say “I Love You” Every Day
When couples are together for a long time, it can be easy to forget to tell each other that you love one another. Make a point to actually say the words out loud to each other every day.