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How To Show Someone You Love Them: 101 Inexpensive Ways

1. Write your lover an original, romantic poem (no matter how bad or sappy it is!)

2. Give your lover a romantic massage

3. Take an evening to learn all about your lover’s hobby or unique interest

4. Prepare a romantic meal for your lover (even if you’re a lousy cook)

5. Rent a romantic movie to watch with your lover (An Affair to Remember and Casablanca are great!)

6. Make a list for your lover of your ten favorite romantic memories of the time you’ve spent together

7. Tell your lover how much you enjoy waking up to them in the morning as soon as you wake up

8. Buy flowers for your lover’s mother to thank her for bringing such a special person into the world

9. Wash the dishes by hand with your lover, even if you have a dishwasher

10. Bring your lover romantic flowers at least once a week

11. Take your lover to a free museum or art exhibit

12. Make a romantic picture frame for your lover with your favorite photo of you together

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13. Brag to your friends or family about how much you adore your lover

14. Make dinner for your lover’s family to get to know them better

15. Offer to give your lover a haircut (but only if you know what you’re doing!)

16. Buy the sappiest, cheapest greeting card you can find and add your own special romantic message

17. Make giving your lover a hug your first priority when you get home from work

18. Tell your lover that your relationship is your number one priority

19. Ask your lover to teach you how to make their favorite meal

20. Take your lover to a romantic park to push them on a swing

21. Save the ticket stubs from every date you go on with your lover

22. Take your lover on a romantic ferris wheel ride

23. Clean your lover’s car for them

24. Write your lover a “101 reasons why I love you” list

25. Kiss your lover on the cheek every day

26. Make a scrapbook full of pictures showing your lover as a kid growing up and give it to them as a present

27. Buy your lover an inexpensive box of candy to share together (not just for Valentine’s Day!)

28. Build a romantic sandcastle together with your lover at the beach

29. Take your lover back to the place where you went on your first date together

30. Give your lover a romantic thank-you note for all of the happiness they bring you

31. Learn how to sew and surprise your lover by fixing a ripped article of clothing for them

32. Email or scribble down a snippet from a romantic poem for your lover

33. Whisper secret romantic words in your lover’s ear, even when you are alone together

34. Put together a romantic photo album of pictures of you and your lover

35. Put a smiling picture of your lover on your car’s dashboard

36. Take your lover on a romantic afternoon hike or walk

37. Have flowers delivered to your lover at home or work

38. Read romantic love poems to your lover and laugh together at how sappy it is

39. Try to knit your lover a horrible, romantic winter hat, sweater or gloves

40. Mail your lover a card or letter expressing your love, even if you live together

41. Put a gentle arm around your lover’s shoulders when walking together

42. Make your lover a romantic calendar with a different picture of you together for each month

43. Watch a romantic movie together and make a bowl of popcorn for you to share

44. Take your lover on a romantic drive in a rich part of town to look at houses together

45. Buy an inexpensive bottle of wine for you and your lover to share

46. Say “I’m proud of you” to your lover

47. Paint a picture for your lover, no matter how awful your painting skills

48. Write a letter to the editor of your local paper thanking your lover for everything they do for you

49. Breath on your lover’s hands to warm them when it’s cold outside

50. Make your lover a romantic CD of songs that are special to you

51. Pack a special, romantic picnic for your lover

52. Take your lover out to try one of your favorite hobbies or sports–or try theirs!

53. Tell your lover how much your first kiss or date meant to you

54. Use romantic text messages to send your lover love letters on their cell phone

55. Start a romantic blog for your lover with pictures and posts about your relationship

56. Express your love on a mirror or window by writing with a bar of soap (don’t worry, it washes off!)

57. Romantically kiss each of your lover’s fingertips, one after another

58. Learn how to play a song for your lover on a musical instrument, then surprise them with a romantic impromptu performance

59. Surprise your lover with lunch at work

60. Surprise your lover with romantic rose petals on the pillows at bedtime

61. Cut out small hearts from construction paper and leave them in places where your lover will find them

62. Email your lover to let them know you are thinking of them during the day

63. Plant flowers in your lover’s yard or in a windowsill planter

64. Draw a romantic, funny cartoon for your lover expressing your love (the worse the drawing the better!)

65. Learn how to give your lover an amateur manicure

66. Sing a romantic karaoke song for your lover the next time you go to a bar together

67. Have a romantic dinner waiting for your lover after work

68. Light romantic candles for your lover at dinner, bedtime or when sitting around

69. Learn how say “I love you” in a different language to surprise your lover

70. Send a romantic e-card to your lover’s email inbox

71. Shovel the driveway for your lover after a snowstorm

72. Surprise your lover by changing the oil in their car or rotating their tires

73. Ask your lover’s family about any special ideas for making them happier

74. Offer to paint your lover’s nails (if a woman) or to help him shave (if a man)

75. Bake your lover a cake and write a special romantic message in frosting

76. Play romantic music while eating together or spending time together

77. Cook for your lover in a way you’ve never tried before, like grilling outside

78. Ask your lover to dance with you to a romantic song while your are alone together

79. Take your lover for a romantic bike ride

80. Use creative romantic words other than “I love you” to tell your lover how you feel

81. Rake the yard or mow the lawn for your lover

82. Instead of store-bought flowers, make a romantic bouquet of wildflowers for your lover

83. Make your lover homemade candy instead of buying

84. Take turns reading to each other from a favorite novel or book

85. Buy a book of romantic art and ask your lover to look at it with you

86. Make a scrapbook of all the romantic notes and cards you’ve received from your lover

87. Take your lover sledding on a snow day (it’s not just for kids!)

88. Make plans with your lover for exciting and fun weekend dates for the rest of the month

89. Try an exciting new recreational activity with your lover that neither of you have done before

90. Call in sick to work on your anniversary every year just to spend romantic time with your lover

91. Find out your lover’s favorite drink and become a master at making it

92. Make a list with your lover of all the wonderful things you have in common

93. Go to the fair with your lover and win them a stuffed animal (whether you’re a man or a woman!)

94. Call your lover during the work day to tell them you were thinking of them

95. Put time and thought into making homemade jewelry for your lover (but don’t forget to buy the real stuff occasionally!)

96. Ask your lover for a picture of them to carry in your wallet or purse

97. Try baking a romantic batch of cookies or cupcakes for you lover

98. Sneak out to get ice cream to share with your lover

99. Take your lover to garage sales or flea markets to shop together for things you both enjoy

100. Play a competitive game with your lover, whether physical or non-physical, and don’t be afraid to lose

101. Make your own list of 101 new ways to be romantic with your lover!
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