50 Ways To Show Your Love

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One of the most important thing in mankind life is love and expression of love. We human beings are social creatures and relationships are important and integral part of our living and self worth. Can you imagine, if you had money, fame, beauty and everything you wished for but no true person to love, trust? That would be unbalanced life that would suck big time.

Sometimes, we go through many emotions with our family, friends, spouse, boy friend, girl friend, parents, and children: Some of them makes us happy, some of it makes us sad, and some of it may make us angry as relationship are never straight forward, and are as complex as human beings. Many times, we do  not know how to express our love to someone, or we may show it the way we had seen from relatives, parents, which may or maybe not be the correct way. Some people may think buying expensive gift for someone you love is ONLY way to show you care. There are many simple and inexpensive ways to rock your marriage and love life.

If you ask my mom how to show we love her, she may tell that if we finished the food she cooked and asked for seconds that is love. It might be, but then you load up on love and calories at the same time, two in one combo, which may not be the perfect way to show love.Yet, my mom’s cooking is great and having someone cook for me is even greater so I ask for seconds always. Little weight and exercise later is worth it for my mom’s cooking!

Here are 50 easy and simple ways to shows your love (and hopefully right way) to your loved ones, not only on Valentine day but everyday!

  1. Simply say “I love you” and mean it.
  2. Listen to them, without interrupting
  3. Give them hug
  4. Ask them how was their day in the evening
  5. When you see them give a smile
  6. Watch romantic movies with them
  7. Do something special just for her like going shopping, or special for him like learn to like his favorite sport.
  8. Make an effort to take an interest their life
  9. Do not lie
  10. Keep faith in each other
  11. Make thier favorite meal for him/her or make it together
  12. Watch sunset together
  13. Put blanket on them when they have slept off, tuck them in (Yes, even adults)
  14. Show them you “need” them in your life
  15. Invest time in your relationship
  16. Do not compare them with others
  17. Share good things about them to others
  18. Share problems and issues you may have in private
  19. When having an issue, address situation and do not attack the person
  20. When being busy, spend quality time
  21. Listen, truly listen (not just “hear”)
  22. Encourage them to be the best
  23. Have trust in them
  24. Do not be possessive, let them be
  25. Make a time for each other
  26. Do not nag (If you can not help it, do it less)
  27. Be genuine in praise
  28. Try to forgive silly minor mistakes
  29. Do not cheat on them
  30. Dance together (Even when you do not know how)
  31. When in your loved one is in bad mood, give them some space without ignoring them too much
  32. Never go to sleep angry (I learned this from Zenguy)
  33. Keep your promises
  34. Be a good father: That is a good turn on for many wives
  35. Do not gossip about him or family: How to make sure a guy like you
  36. It is okay to depend on each other
  37. It is okay to be traditional in marriage
  38. Be respectful of each other
  39. Set boundaries in love and follow it (specially when dating)
  40. True love is giving and never disciplinarian or authoritative
  41. Note to girls:  You do not have to dress provacotically to make guy like you, cover up! (Right Guy will respect you for it.
  42. Something are worth waiting for such as Sex
  43. Treat them like you wanted to be treated
  44. Praise them even when they are not around to hear it
  45. Say what you mean
  46. When angry, count until 100 before you say something you may regret
  47. Occasional dis-agreement and fights are natural in the beginning, do not think your love is doomed because of it.
  48. Make compromises that work for both of you.
  49. Do not follow love trends of celebrities or others, make your own judgement and follow your own gut feelings
  50. Love is surrendering to other person, it is not about having power over them.

Have a great love life with these simple steps, do you have yours to add to the list?

25 Tips To Make Your Marriage Rock!

Zenguy and I are friends first and seemed to be married for zillion years or so. While we have mutual love and care for each other, we still need to work on our marriage and relationship often time. Here are a few ways, you can do that with your spouse. While this tips are for happier marriage, it can be applied to other relationships as well as such boyfriend or girl friend, a friend, parent, siblings etc.

1. Do not take each other for granted.
2. Always make time for each other, no matter how busy you think you  are.
3. Do not hide information from each other, no matter how bad it might be.
4. Respect your partner. Without respect, you can  not love anyone.
5. Say sorry when you are or might be wrong.
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20 Ways To Be Romantic For Free (Or Cheap)

In the beginning of the relationship courtship, we (guys and gals alike) tend to go out of our ways to please some one we like, even spending lot of money on the dates to impress our loved ones. How do we still feel and be romantic when we are in long term relationship for awhile, and do not have much money left to impress our partner? There are a few ways to still be romantic on free or cheap, and shows you care from a heart.

1. Say “I love you” from a heart and mean it.
2. Smile, hug and kiss. Let him/her know you are happy to see them,.
3. Tell jokes when he/she is down (or not), cheer them up, be clown for them.
4. Be honest with them, do not hide things, also trust them.
5. Cook together some new recipe or old one, for each other.
6. Let him/her sleep in late, Massage back or feet for them.
7. Clean up house, car, garage and surprise them.
8. Do something special he/she likes but you may not; such as watch chick flick with her, go to a car show for him.
9. Write down top 10 reason why you love him/her.
10. Remember how you fell in love, share and recreate memories.
11. Hold hands and sit in peace, doing nothing.
12. Watch sunrise or sunset together.
13. Write special note or poem for him/her, even when you are not a good writer or a poet.
14. Send flowers or baloons just because (Some guys like that as well, as it is unexpected)
15. Say “sorry” when you are wrong/or have messed up.
16. When he/she is talking something from heart, listen without interrupting and without thinking of response to give back. Be open minded.
17. Create some ritual together and do it every year.
18. Stand up and support him/her when someone is not fair to them (even when he/she is not present)
19. Know your partner’s moods and act accordingly.
20. Be supportive, Be flexible, Be understanding.

While these suggestions may not be flashy but they sure are from heart and will take an effort on your part and your partner sure will cherish it longer. While sometimes we like to and want to spend money for our beloved, we can still show, we care for them even when are low on cash but high on love.

How do you show you love someone? Do you spend money? Do you have ritual? What does your partner does that makes you feel loved? Usually best things in life are free and not things that you can buy.