Nowadays being in love is an expense. Many people want to be treated, spoiled and given money as a sign of love and commitment.
If you are broke, it doesn’t mean you can’t be a romantic. The following 9 tips will help you show love without hurting your bank balance.
1. Write a love letter
When was the last time you wrote a love letter to your significant other? It might sound old school, but it’s still romantic Take your time putting into words how you truly feel and putting it to pen and paper and you might just get some happy tears.
2. Send a good morning text
Even if they slept next to you last night, send them a “Good Morning Beautiful” kind of text to start their day off right. This personal gesture of life might be simple but it goes a long way.
3. Create a mixed tape
The technology may have changed, but the thought behind it has not. Gather your favorite songs that remind you of that special someone and create the perfect playlist to share with them.
4. Make them dinner
You don’t have to be a chef to whip a good meal. Check out recipes online and cook up a storm. This is a great one for someone who’s significant other cooks every night. Surprising them with dinner will definitely put a smile on their face.
5. Serve them breakfast in bed
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and everyone should experience breakfast in bed at least once in their lifetime. It definitely makes you feel loved.
6. Movie night with their favorite movie
This one needs empathy and compromising. Even if it means sitting through 2 hours of a movie you hate, do it. They will know you love them.
7. Give them a massage
We all live stressful lives, be sure to help your loved one take away stress a bit with a nice, relaxing massage. Do not despair if you don’t have budget for a spa. You can always take it upon yourself to give a loved one a massage.
8. Let them make the plans
If you are typically the one who dictates your plans, take a step back and let them make the plans for the night or weekend. And go along with it with a smile.
9. Create a photo slideshow
Create a photo slideshow of your favorite moments together to remind them of all of your great times.
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