Valentine’s eve is one special day when you can surprise your boyfriend and no matter what, we all love being surprised by our partners from time to time. With the passing of time and boredom kicking in often, it is quite obvious for the romance in the relationship to get fizzled out.
A relationship might seem to be too much work at times, all too much effort and energy required to maintain it. However, this is not quite the case. The right amount of effort at the right time can work wonders, for instance, surprises. It can work wonderfully and bring back the dormant romance in order to revive new life into your relationship.
Below mentioned are several ideas that might come in handy when you want to surprise your boyfriend – be it valentine’s day, your anniversary (or simply because you want to, sometimes) :
1. Try sticky notes with special messages:
You could pour your heart’s desires, your innermost feelings for him in the form of short messages scribbled on these sweet little sticky notes and put them on his refrigerator – you can be sure that it will not remain unnoticed, it happens to be one of the most cost-effective ways to surprise him as well.
2. Prepare his favorite meal for him:
This does not have to be anything grandiose or over-the-top necessarily, but a simple breakfast or brunch in bed would cover the basics here. When you have been with him for a considerable amount of time, you are likely to have an insight about his preferences, use this knowledge to prepare him a dish that blows his mind. He is likely to be very pleased.
3. Express your feelings for him with your creative gifts:
If you happen to be an aspiring poet, author, or artist, you could use your creative gifts to make something that is entirely personalized for him. It could be literature, poetry, or an art piece. This will make him feel truly special, which he is to you.
4. Buy tickets to an upcoming event for him:
Also, make sure that this event is something which he would genuinely be interested in attending, for example, a musical concert or a sporting event. He would, in fact, be delighted to know that you have bought him tickets to the event and appreciate that you took initiative for something that means so much to him.
5. Clean up his place for a change:
While some guys are neat freaks, there is quite a wide range of guys who are on the far messier side. You might initially feel a bit apprehensive that they would not want you to tidy up their apartment and even get annoyed, but you could try taking the risk and who knows, you might be the one getting pleasantly surprised with their reaction. They might actually be quite appreciative of you cleaning up their apartment and setting the mess into a more ordered fashion.
6. Go for a candlelight dinner – at home!
Yes, you read that correctly. In case you two are too tired to go eat out at a restaurant, you can recreate the ambiance of a simple candlelight dinner date right where you are – at your own home! In case your boyfriend is enthusiastic about cooking, gastronomy, cuisines of different cultures, even better! Work together on preparing the meals – his info will surely be helpful.
7. Take him for a surprise outing:
This could involve going on a short cycling tour across the countryside, a trip to the museum or art gallery, or maybe a hiking tour. The outing should involve activities that he simply enjoys doing so that it becomes a fun time for you both and not a chore or an errand.
8. Gift him his favorite cologne:
Men go all out for their favorite customized suits from specific apparel brands, the same goes for cologne and perfumes. Especially, if your boyfriend is living far-off, one of the ways you could make him feel him really special his by sending him his favorite cologne, gift-wrapped. He is likely to remember this gesture for long and even follows it up by returning the favor.