101 Romantic Gestures, Appreciative Actions, and Ways to Say I Love You
Show your love and appreciation to your spouse or significant other with ideas such as gifts, couples activities, loving gestures, and romantic things to do.
- Take a dinner cruise or sunset cruise.
- Book a couple's massage at a local spa.
- Take a helicopter tour or hot air balloon ride together.
- Look at old photographs and take new ones as a couple.
- Have your partner's name temporarily tattooed on your body.
- Take a sightseeing trip through your own city.
- Schedule a play date (play pool, laser tag, miniature golf, bowling).
- Go camping, sleep in a tent, build a fire, make S'mores.
- Stargaze with a bottle of wine, have a star named after your mate.
- Win her (or him) a prize at an arcade or amusement park.
- Snuggle during a horse-drawn carriage ride.
- Admire his muscular physique / compliment her incomparable beauty.
- Go on a bicycle, paddleboat, or gondola ride.
- Have a message displayed on a billboard, newspaper, or big screen.
- Stock the fridge or a care package with your partner's favorite treats.
- Send a sexy text or leave a romantic computer screens aver message.
- Feed each other fruit, cake, anything (add whipped cream or fondue).
- Serve your babe breakfast in bed.
- Shave his face / paint her nails.
- Make up a holiday and celebrate it.
- Try out a new restaurant together.
- Call up a local radio station and dedicate a song to your honey.
- Give your special someone a personalized gift.
- Open the door and pull out her chair / get him a drink and a magazine.
- Leave a sexy love note in the dressing area or on the bathroom mirror.
- Play strip poker (or strip Scrabble, Tic-Tac-Toe, Twister, whatever).
- Share an ice cream cone, frozen yogurt, or gelato.
- Take him to a sporting event / go shopping with her.
- Meet for happy hour (or create one at home).
- Go for a walk in the park or botanical gardens, hold hands.
- Blow kisses from across the room.
- Learn to say
I love you in different languages.
- Dress up for a romantic dinner at home (or don't dress at all).
- Do one of your partner's chores (or pay to have it done).
- Have a pillow fight, wrestling match, or water gun fight.
- Wash his car / fill her gas tank and have the brakes checked.
- Show off your moves on the dance floor (or take a dance class).
- Volunteer in the community or participate in a hobby together.
- Do something that would be particularly meaningful to your significant other.
- Establish flattering pet names for one another.
- Make up secret codes to use in public places.
- Praise your partner in front of others.
- Clean the house together ... naked.
- Make a toast with a glass of wine at an area vineyard or wine lounge.
- Shop for groceries together.
- Cook a meal together using your partner's favorite foods.
- Find a quiet patio, share a drink, talk about your future together.
- Drive through an affluent part of town to look at dream houses together.
- Watch a sunrise or sunset together.
- Take a tour or class together.
- Watch airplanes take off at the airport and talk about fun destinations.
- Have fun at a NASCAR race, dirt track car race, or demolition derby.
- Go to a dinner theater, mystery dinner, or movie grill.
- Pick fresh fruit together from a tree at a nearby farm or orchard.
- Monkey around at an area zoo or aquarium.
- Have recess at a playground (and take a jar of bubbles for extra fun).
- Plan an extended vacation trip together.
- Test drive dream cars, rent a motorcycle, lease an exotic car.
- Wander through an art gallery, museum, or public art walk.
- Write personal love letters to one another.
- Play a humorous game of sexy mad libs.
- Embark on an adventure (rock climbing, go karts, batting cages, etc).
- Fly kites together or play Frisbee barefoot in the grass.
- Tell some funny jokes or go to a comedy club.
- Make a list or slideshow of your favorite romantic memories together.
- Watch a classic, romantic, or sexy film together.
- Go roller skating, roller blading, or ice skating together.
- Buy sexy lingerie or undergarments, model the purchases afterward.
- Go to a drive-in cinema or movie theater, sit in the back, neck.
- Read a book of common interest aloud together.
- Arrange a romantic picnic (indoors or out).
- Take a candlelit shower or bubble bath, shampoo one another's hair.
- Read a poem or love story (or write one).
- Recreate your first date.
- Skydive or bungee jump together.
- Go hiking or horseback riding.
- Coordinate a sexy rendezvous at an area hotel.
- Put your best flirting techniques into action.
- Rub her hair / rub his feet.
- Create a handmade card.
- Sing love songs to one another (or a duet at a karaoke bar).
- Go skinny dipping.
- Check out books from the library and read together.
- Get frisky in an unusual place.
- Take a road trip by car, bus, or train, or take a cruise on a love boat.
- Scatter rose petals (or heart-shaped candies) on the bed.
- Give a full body massage.
- Enjoy the theater, symphony, ballet, or opera together.
- Create a video of a favorite love song.
- Make out in the rain.
- Make a list of things you like about each other and/or are grateful for.
- See a concert together at a live music venue.
- Make a mix tape or playlist.
- Shop for sexy adult toys (or search online if you'd like to be discreet).
- Wake your lover up with kisses ... all over.
- Talk dirty or share an erotic fantasy.
- Prepare a setup of nyotaimori or nantaimori (naked sushi).
- Pretend to be strangers and pick each other up at a bar.
- Get creative with a body paint kit and make body imprint portraits.
- Make love outdoors.
- And lastly ... who doesn't still like a good handmade coupon book?
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