When it comes to romance, guys might seem pretty clueless. Those are all nice, but the gestures women really appreciate are actually much simpler.
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We all just want something that makes us feel special. Clean up sometimes — without being asked. Doing some of the more traditionally female chores sometimes is nice. Take care of us.
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Introduce us to family and friends. Surprise us now and then. A random gift, travel plans or a creative date idea break up the monotony. Surprising us shows you still want to impress us. Have real conversations with us. Those single word answers get old after a while. Sitting down and listening to us and actually responding with your own thoughts is incredibly romantic. Women love guys who can talk to them for hours about any and everything.
Hold us without wanting to make love. Guys are great at ruining romantic moments by thinking they should just skip to making love. Holding us close for no reason is romantic.
Letting us snuggle in your arms with no obligation to make love is truly romantic. Make us something by hand. Remember the days of mix tapes?
Skip buying us a gift and make us something instead. A book of romantic coupons, a mix CD of songs that are special to the both of you or even buying a personalized gift are all great romantic ideas. Cook us a delicious meal.
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Prepare our favorite meal and have it ready when we gets home or have us soak in a bubble bath while you prepare dinner in bed. Go out with our friends. It might not be your favorite thing, but it means a lot to us for you to occasionally go out on a double date with our friends or even just have a game night with some of them. Our smiles will make it all worth it, promise.
Try something we enjoy. Give it a try sometime. It allows us to share something we love with you. Making the effort is all that matters.
Spend quality time alone together. We enjoy you setting aside an hour or two to snuggle on the couch or star gaze in the backyard with just the two of us.
Show a little affection from time to time. Give us a massage.
Offer emotional support. Listening to our hopes and dreams and being supportive of them is extremely romantic.
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We all need someone who supports us emotionally, men and women. Being there when we need to cry and then boosting us up means everything. It might not sound romantic, but it proves you care and makes us love you even more.
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