It’s the Little Things – 10 Things You Can Do To Let Him Know You Love Him
When you’re in a long-term relationship, it can be easy for couples to fall into a routine. While that may seem comfortable and familiar in some aspects, one or both parties may begin to feel like their relationship has become stagnant…maybe even a little stale. With the many different day-to-day challenges and responsibilities that we face in life, whether it be a demanding career or raising children, sometimes we forget to “check in” with our significant other. We do this by simply forgetting to let him or her know that we love and appreciate them. If you want to stay connected while navigating a busy schedule, here are 10 things you can do to let him know you love him.
It sounds so simple, but you’d be surprised how a little compliment can go a long way. Sometimes we take for granted and believe that our partner knows what we love about him. However it never hurts to remind him that you think he has a great smile, or that you love his arms. Give him at least one sincere compliment a day – preferably in front of his friends or family – to let him know that he’s still got it and that you only have eyes for him.
You know the saying, “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.”, while that may not be true for EVERY man, it’s certainly true for MOST of them. Surprise him with his favorite meal when he gets home from work rather than ordering out. If you can’t cook, order lunch for him and have it delivered to his job if he’s having a stressful day at work.
Send Him Flowers
Some men (and women) may scoff at the idea of sending a man flowers, but you’d be surprised how many men would appreciate the gesture. While he may not “gush” over tulips or roses like you do, it will definitely make him feel special. Don’t forget to include a sexy card!
What man wouldn’t want his woman to take his clothes off as soon as he walks in the door after a long, hard day? I don’t know any.
Why stop at just taking off his clothes? Draw him a bath or turn on the shower for him and get it nice and steamy in there. Then, as he bathes, wash his back for him. Even if none of this is a prelude to sex, it’s a sensual, seductive act of touching that’ll make him feel wanted while you soothe him. Don’t forget to dry him off and lotion him up!
Write Him a Love Note
This may sound like high school, but how fun was it to find a love note in your locker? You may not be teenagers anymore, but you can still make him feel as giddy as one. Especially when he opens his briefcase to find a hand written note in it that says “Will you go out with me? Check: yes, no, or maybe.” You can write whatever you want on a Post-It note where you know he will find it – his gym bag, sock drawer, you name it. Just have fun with it!
Okay, with all the privacy being broken with “The Cloud” you may not want to send him a nude flick. But there’s nothing wrong with sending him sexy text messages throughout the day to let him know you’re thinking of him. You can let him know exactly what you’re going to do to him once he gets home, or you can send him a text or email that simply says “I love you” or “I miss you.”
Dress For Him
Once you’ve sent him that sexy text, you’d better be able to back it up when he gets home. Don’t tease him all day just for him to come home to you wearing a ratty old robe and his funky t-shirt (unless that’s what he’s into). Put on his favorite teddy and greet him at the door. Bonus points if you can rock it with stilettos.
Again, such a simple gesture but a lost art form for many. Bear hugs are good for the soul. Give him big hugs every day and tell him how lucky you are to have him.
Pray With Him
Nothing is more intimate than sharing your prayers and gratitude with your man and the Most High. Whatever your faith, praying together brings about a sense of togetherness that no other act can. It may sound cliché, but the family that prays together stays together – and after all, isn’t that what it’s all about?