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50 Ways to Show Love to Your Partner

Besides saying, “I love you” or using only words to express your love, use your imagination to let your beloved know how much you truly care.

Try these ideas:

1. Plan a romantic, surprise date

2. Make them laugh

3. Take a walk together holding hands

4. Write a love song or poem

5. Snap a photo and send it to your partner

6. Light candles

7. Let them pick the movie

8. Bring home dinner so no one has to cook

9. Prepare a great breakfast on the weekend

10. Make a handmade gift for them, straight
from the heart

11. Take a break together: add something fun to
a chore-filled day

12. Send flowers

13. Offer to help them pack for a business trip

14. Give them a hug

15. Write a love letter

16. Bring home their favorite movie on DVD

17. Complete a project for them that they’ve
been dreading

18. Cuddle up, let go of your worries, and just
spend some time together

19. Surprise them with their favorite snack

20. When they’re extra busy, ask how you can

21. Say you’ll run the errands today

22. Give them a day off from their normal house

23. Suggest your partner spend a few hours with
their friends

24. Bring home a copy of that new novel they
want to read

25. Cook your loved one a special dinner

26. Get professional pictures taken together

27. Watch the sunrise together

28. Listen. Always have an open ear to your

29. Send a quick text message to say “I’m
thinking of you”

30. Go dancing

31. Surrender the remote

32. Hang out with mutual friends

33. Steal a kiss when they’re not expecting it

34. Go swimming

35. Go shopping

36. Throw a party

37. Take a romantic trip

38. Forgive quickly and move on

39. Flirt like you did when you first met

40. Pick up their favorite coffee on your way

41. Show your partner you trust them

42. Be a shoulder to cry on. Be there when they
need you the most.

43. Give them their space to be alone or pursue
independent hobbies

44. Watch the kids to give your partner time to

45. Ask what they would like to do this weekend

46. Cook some chicken soup when they’re sick

47. Accompany them to their doctor’s

48. Give a sincere compliment

49. Go for a bike ride

50. Wash their car

*DISCLAIMER: This is general advice and not directed at any specific situation.



Susan Resnik is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified SYMBIS Facilitator who specializes in couple counseling. She’s been in the mental health counseling field for 25 years and has won multiple awards on her counseling excellence.

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