partner is going away for a few days, tell her that
you are worried about her so you have organized a
bodyguard to look after her. Then give her a small
Buy a packet of glow in the dark stars and stick the
stars on the roof above your bed to spell out a
message such as "I Love You" When the lights go
down, your message will be revealed!
On a special occasion, buy your partner eleven real
red roses and one artificial red rose. Place the
artificial rose in the center of the bouquet.
Attach a card that says:
"I will love you until the last rose fades."
Buy the domain name of your partner's name if it is
available. Create a web page containing a romantic
poem and a picture of a rose. When your partner is
surfing the web, casually ask whether she has ever
checked to see whether her domain name is taken. Let
her type it in to discover her page.
Buy a stylish hand mirror and give it to your
partner as a gift. Include a card in the box saying
"In this mirror you will see the
image of the most beautiful woman in the world."
Take a book that your partner is reading and using a
pencil, underline letters in a section of the book
she has yet to read to spell out a love letter.
Have flowers delivered to your partner's workplace.
She will not only enjoy the flowers but will also
receive comments and attention from her office mates
which will add to her enjoyment.
While walking with your partner on a weekend
getaway, pick up a smooth stone and say that you're
going to keep it as a special memento of your trip.
Later, have a message such as : "I Love Rebecca"
engraved into the stone by a jeweler and give it to
Drive into the country, find a grassy hill and lie
with your partner and look up at the clouds. Play the kidís game of looking for
shapes in the cloud formations.
Leave a long stem rose where your partner will find
it with a note on it saying:
"Thank you for coming into my
partner to go for a walk. Get a back pack and pack
the following items: A picnic blanket, a selection
of fruit in small containers eg. strawberries,
grapes, watermelon and kiwi fruit. Some cheese and
crackers. Some sandwiches. A small tin of caviar. A
half bottle of champagne and two plastic champagne
glasses. If your partner asks what's in the
backpack, just say a jacket and some lunch.
When you find a romantic spot, ask
if she would like to stop for a bite to eat. Open
your pack and remove the items one by one to set up
your picnic. The last item you remove should be the
glasses and champagne.
Go for a
walk on the beach. Trace out the shape of a large
love heart in the sand. Sit inside the heart and
cuddle your partner as you watch the sun go down.
Write a note saying "I thought of you today, and it
made me smile." Leave the note somewhere where your
partner is sure to find it.
When you and your partner are in a
shopping center or airport, stop at one of those
booths that allow you to take an instant photo and
print them out as stickers. Choose a romantic
background and kiss your partner while the photo is
If your partner has voice mail
at work or on her mobile, leave a message saying
"Just wanted to let you know that I'm thinking of
Buy some rose petals and place them
behind the sun visor on the passenger side of your
car. Take a post it note and write, "I Love You" on
it and stick it to the back of the sun visor.
When you and your partner are having
an anniversary, buy two champagne glasses and get
them engraved with your names and the date.
Go to the restaurant where you have
made your reservations and request that when you and
your partner arrive that your champagne be served in
your special glasses. This will be a great surprise
for your partner and a wonderful keepsake for you
Buy a tree with your partner and
plant it in a special spot. Each year on your
anniversary, have a glass of champagne next to your
tree and talk about how your love and the tree have
If you shower first in the morning.
Steam up the bathroom and write a message such as
"Pete Loves Kathy" on the mirror for your partner to
read when she uses the bathroom. This also works on
car windows when it's cold.
20: On a warm summers night, organize a
backyard picnic. Spread a picnic blanket on the
ground and get together some snacks, chocolates and
champagne. Lie down on the blanket with your partner
and gaze up at the stars together.
Next time it is raining really
heavily, go for a walk with your partner. Forget the
umbrellas and the raincoats. Run through the streets
together, jump in puddles and get totally saturated.
Pick her up, twirl her around and
kiss her while the rain falls. Taste the water off
her face and hold her close.
When you get back home have a hot
shower and then share a warm drink preferably in
front of an open fire.
When your partner is sitting at a
table or desk, come up behind him or her and give
her a back, shoulder and head massage. Finish with a
gentle kiss on the cheek.
Buy a kite and on a windy day find a
park and fly the kite with your partner.
If you can afford it, buy a large
kite that you control with two hand lines. These
kites are great fun.
When your partner is sick at home,
take a day off to look after her. Rent some videos, make her some
soup, wrap her up in a blanket and just be with her.
Rent the video, "An Affair To
Remember". Buy some popcorn, champagne and chocolate
covered strawberries and have a special film night
On a hot summers day, buy two large
water pistols and take them to the beach with you.
Pull them out and throw one to your
partner and then have a huge water fight.
Share your food with your partner.
When you go out for a meal, hold a forkful up to her
mouth and say, "You've got to try this." Sharing your food and even feeding
each other is a great way to become closer as a
Compliment your partner in public.
If you are talking in a group and it is appropriate
to the conversation say something like, "Kate makes
the most incredible roast." Squeeze her hand while
you are talking about her.
Arrange a special day off from work.
Start with breakfast, go for a walk in the park, go
shopping, have afternoon tea in a cozy cafe and
finish off with a romantic dinner.
If you have kids, organize for them
to stay at their grandparents for the weekend. On Friday evening, announce that the
weekend is yours and start planning how you are
going to spend your special time together.
On Thursday, ask your partner to
pack a bag for the weekend. Tell her she'll need
casual clothes and walking shoes but don't tell her
what you have got planned.
Pick her up after work on Friday and
drive to a romantic bed and breakfast for a romantic
weekend of relaxation.
Create a loving nickname for your
partner. This could be the name she was called by
her family when she was a little girl or something
that is special just for the two of you.
Spend a leisurely afternoon with
your partner in a large book shop such as Borders
where you can browse the shelves, share a coffee and
sit down to peruse your purchases.
Serve your partner breakfast in bed.
Try the following: A poached egg in the shape of a
heart - you can pick up a heart shaped poacher at
most shops that sell kitchen wares. French toast with cinnamon and
maple syrup. Cereal. Fruit juice. A fresh flower.