IDEA # 1 If your 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 teddy bear.
IDEA # 2 Buy a packet of glow in the dark stars and stick the stars on the roof above your bed to spel out a message such as "I Love You" When the lights go down, your message wil be revealed!
IDEA # 3 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 wil love you until the last rose fades.”
IDEA # 4 Buy the domain name of your partner's name if it is available for example www.TanyaJohnston.com. Create a web page containing a romantic poem and a picture of a rose. When your partner is surfing the web, casual y ask whether she has ever checked to see whether her domain name is taken. Let her type it in to discover her page.
IDEA # 5 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 wil see the image of the most beautiful woman in the world.”
IDEA # 6 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 spel out a love letter. For example in the fol owing exert from a novel, the underlined letters come together to spel out the secret message "I love you" The palace was a labyrinth, their passage through it tortuous and interminable. Initial y they passed from building to building under the sodden sky. Steve's feet ached; he might have laughed at himself, the tireless traveler, grown too soft from his months in the city to walk any proper distance. Abruptly the guards halted. The underlined letters wil make your partner curious and with a bit of luck she wil write them down. Spend time to encode a proper message such as "Dear Belinda, I love you honey"
IDEA # 7 Have flowers delivered to your partner's workplace. She wil not only enjoy the flowers but wil also receive comments and attention from her office mates which wil add to her enjoyment.
IDEA # 8 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 your partner.
IDEA # 9 Drive into the country, find a grassy hil and lie with your partner and look up at the clouds. Play the kid’s game of looking for shapes in the cloud formations.
IDEA # 10 Get a piece of paper and some crayons. Draw a bright childlike picture with a smiley sun and two stick figures holding hands. Add labels with your two names pointing to the stick figures. Write "I Love You" inside a heart. Next get a large formal envelope. Place your drawing inside and type up a formal address label of your partner's work such as: For the immediate and urgent attention of: Rebecca Jones Level 20 Col ins & Smith Solicitors New York Mail it to your partner so she receives it in the middle of a busy day.
IDEA # 11 Memorize one of Shakespeare's love sonnets and recite it to your partner when you are in a romantic setting like a botanical garden. Don't just suddenly start reciting poetry as this wil just sound corny. While you are cuddling your partner, ask in a joking manner, "So is now a good time to recite a love poem to you?" She wil probably say yes, expecting you to come up with something of the "Roses are Red..." variety. Instead, look into her eyes, smile and recite the sonnet while you gently stroke her face. Try the sonnet below. If this is too long, just memorize the first four lines and the last two.
Shakespeare Love Sonnet 18 Shal I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate. Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath al too short a date. Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold complexion dimmed, And every fair from fair sometime declines, By chance or nature's changing course untrimmed. But thy eternal summer shal not fade, Nor lose possession of that fair thou owest, Nor shal Death brag thou wander'st in his shade When in eternal lines to time thou grow'st. So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see, So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.
IDEA # 12 If your partner has to work late, take a lunch box and fil it with some of her favorite things such as chocolates, herbal tea, cookies, a smal teddy bear. Next, get a piece of paper and write "Michel e's Late Night Survival Pack" Draw a big red cross below this and stick the paper to the top of the box. Tel your partner to open the box when things get real y tough.
IDEA # 13 If you are walking by a park, visit the swings and give your partner a ride. This wil often bring back happy memories from her childhood.
IDEA # 14 Leave a long stem rose where your partner wil find it with a note on it saying: "Thank you for coming into my life."
IDEA # 15 If your partner is starting a new job, buy a copy of "The Sound Of Music" sound track. Tape the song, "I Have Confidence" onto a tape and add your own message at the end of the song saying, "Good Luck honey, I have confidence in you." Give the tape to your partner to play on the way to work in the car.
IDEA # 16 Buy a smal decorated cardboard box, a sheet of colored tissue paper, some massage oil and a blank card. Line the box with the tissue paper. Place the massage oil in the box and write the fol owing message on the card: I know a great Masseur. For an appointment ring: (Your Phone Number)
IDEA # 17 When your spouse has had a real y long hard day, run a hot bath for her. Pour some fragrant bath oil into the tub and gently bathe her from head to toe. Carry her into the bedroom. Gently towel her dry and tuck her into a freshly made bed with a kiss on the forehead.
IDEA # 18 For this idea you wil need a portable CD player. If you and your partner have a favorite song, get a copy of it on CD and take it with you when you go away for a romantic weekend. When you are in a romantic spot, ask your partner if she would like to dance. Place one earpiece in her ear and one in your own and enjoy your private dance floor. This technique is particularly effective if the romantic spot you have chosen is somewhere where people would not normal y dance, for example, the top of the Empire State building at sunset or on top of a mountain during a camping trip.
IDEA # 19 If your partner has a pet that she adores, at Christmas, in addition to buying a gift for your partner, buy a smal present for her pet.
IDEA # 20 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.
IDEA # 21 Invite your partner to go for a walk. Get a back pack and pack the fol owing items: A picnic blanket, a selection of fruit in smal containers eg. strawberries, grapes, watermelon and kiwi fruit. Some cheese and crackers. Some sandwiches. A smal 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.