Want to add a little surprise and variety into your relationship or have you realized that you simply need to (and it’s time !) to spice it up?! Whether you have been married for a lifetime with all the experiences in the world or a newly-wed starting out your marriage journey or just simply dating and enjoying life in general, these fun surprises for your husband or partner are just what you need to continue to build on and improve your relationship.
My husband works so hard for our family and I just love him so much. We have been together of over seven years and each and everyday, he gets up, makes coffee, gets our son his breakfast and in the morning routine…and he even irons my clothes for the day (when he does his!). Life in the morning couldn’t get any better and it becomes so routine that I sometimes forget to reflect on how amazing he is.
But we often get so caught up in the business of our careers, personal lives, family and friends that we forget to slow down and enjoy the little things that we can do for each other. We have found that romantic surprises don’t have to be big, but the simple thought behind them can mean a whole lot and have a great impact! Read: How to be best friends with your husband
Take a minute and think about the last time that you surprised your husband or partner. Was it a long time ago? How did it feel to do something that gave them so much joy? Is it time to do something purposeful again? This list of 30 romantic surprises to improve your relationship is a compilation of big and small surprises, but all have the same theme that the tasks will have maximum positive impact on your relationship.
At Work It Women, we believe that an important part of building work life balance is found in your relationships with significant others. When your relationship is straight, you have the ability to focus confidently on other aspects of your life and do it well. I know that sweet surprises like these ones certainly make my husband happy and I plan to keep on working on showing how much I appreciate and care about what he does for me and our family. Read: Find Balance: 50 Ways to Date your Husband
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30 Romantic surprises That Will improve your relationship with your husband or partner.
Buy him tickets for his favorite team or plan to attend a local sports event (surprise him!)
Make his favorite dinner when he is least expecting it (put it in the weekday rotation).
Text him some sweetness while he is at work (check out my fav post here!)
Make him a card and write him a love note. Leave it somewhere he will find it after you have left (like car/bathroom)
If he makes coffee in the morning, get up early and make it for him so it’s ready when he wakes up.
Let him choose a date day restaurant, movie, activity and have fun!
Make him breakfast in bed…
If he is feeling all worked up or stressed out, give him a massage or rub his feet (now this is love!).
Find a favourite wedding picture, frame it and send it to work in his work-bag.
Bake a plate of his favorite cookies and give it to him as a before bed treat.
Buy some memorabilia from his favorite movie (check out this Goonies classic!).
Download his favorite movies and buy some popcorn. Have a romantic movie night in.
Set him up in the shower with a selection of great smelling products (this is a win-win for you too!).
Read (this book) and learn how to better live, love and learn together.
Take his car for an errand and get it washed…men love a clean car!
Plan a picnic lunch and take it the park, river or beach for a romantic change of scenery.
Purchase a (magazine subscription) on his favorite sport and get it delivered to the house.
Ever seen the movie, “Yes man”? Try doing this with him on a Saturday (this could be a lot of fun!)
It might be hard, but you can plan to do something with him that you don’t like (think fishing, hunting etc.) and don’t complain and enjoy it.
Start a romantic bath together with a specialty bottle of wine.
Surprise him and do one of his chores like taking at the trash or walking the dog.
Buy some of his favorite candy or snacks and stash it in his glove box. Send him a sneaky message to go check it out.
Bake him his favourite dessert (or buy it if you need to!).
Personalize a flask and sneak it in the liqueur cabinet for the next time you want to take a little something-something with you.
Use a (mirror marker) and write all the words that describe him to you on the bathroom mirror.
Pick up his favorite lunch food and drop it off for him at work (if you aren’t close, you can use delivery service and get it delivered!).
Leave your phones off and take a walk together. Commit to spending a ‘no technology day together.
Round up his favorite guys and send him off on a surprise ‘Guy’s’ night.
Pick up a cool shave kit (check this one out by Gentleman Jack) and set it up for him in the bathroom.
Stock up the fridge with his favorite beverage.
Whether you try the surprises on this list, or you make or more of your own, simply focusing on your relationship with have positive effects. Your husband or partner will always be your number one fan, biggest cheerleader and supporter and the best friend that you can share all of your personal joys or woes. Find Life Balance in your Marriage with your Husband
Show him how much he means to you and you will be happy and surprised at the results. Let me know what you think in the comments!
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