Have you been wondering recently how to take better care of your SO? If you think only big gestures count, you are wrong my friend. In a relationship, it often comes down to the small but regular efforts that you both put in. Be it a “I miss you” text in the middle of the day or her favorite flowers on a Monday morning, you can keep your girl happy with such gestures as well. Studies suggest reminiscing about happy experiences together strengthen the relationship as well.
#1. Be Present
When you spend time with your SO, make sure you are not just physically present but mentally as well. Look at her, try to understand, and show interest in what she is talking about.
#2. Express Your Appreciation
Many of us are scared of being vulnerable. But if you plan on spending your life with this girl, you have to express yourself fully. And that includes your appreciation for her. Keep your girl happy by telling her how much you appreciate her existence in your life.
#3. Plan Romantic Dates
Just because you are together now does not mean you stop putting effort the way you used to initially. Get some candles, flowers, cook her favorite dishes, and surprise her!
#4. Old-Fashioned Charm
Believe it or not, women still swoon over gallant gestures. But it can be something small like opening the door before her. Be old-fashioned and keep trying to woo her!
#5. Ask For Her Opinions
When you spend many long years together, you learn each other’s choices. But till then, you need to ask her. Ask her what she would like for dinner, where she would
#6. Share The Load
This one is for the couples already sharing a living space. Don’t just sit on your bum once you return from the office. Your partner probably had an equally hectic day at work so why not help her with some chores? After all, you do live there as well!
#7. Respect Her Decisions
Ask for her opinions and respect what she says. If she does not want to go to your office party, would it be too big a sacrifice to keep your girl happy? Instead of arguing with her, go with your colleagues.
#8. Gifts Matter
If you pay attention, you will learn about the many things your girl adores. Why not surprise her with that bracelet she was eyeing the other day? Don’t wait for special days or for her to ask you. This will show her you pay attention even when she does not say anything.
#9. Go For Unexpected Hugs
Hug her from behind when she is busy with some other work. Hold her in an embrace when she panics about her future. Take some initiative to understand her without words.
#10. Compliment Her
Who doesn’t love compliments! Especially when they come from the one you love. Make it a habit to compliment and encourage her. Your words mean more to her than you think. It’s not all about gifts!
Apart from these 10 ways, you can always find new ways to show your love to your partner. Put effort each day to keep your girl happy. And don’t worry, she will return the favor too!