30 Random Acts of Romance That Will Make Your Relationship Better
Yes, we love roses by the dozens and going to fancy restaurants that serve salted butter in tiny heart-shaped vessels. But when your relationship has bypassed the honeymoon phase and you’re in the throes of coupledom, romance sounds a lot less like a slow jam and lot more like the clanging of dishes as your partner puts them away—unasked. We've partnered with KORBEL to offer up 30 small techniques to recharge romance in ways your significant other will truly appreciate.
Secretly Take Out the Dog...
Before your partner gets up. Extra points if it’s super-cold outside.
Unexpectedly Bring Home Their Favorite Dessert
Chocolate eclairs, anyone?
Elevate Your Movie Nights In
Pick up a bottle of Korbel and pair it with spicy homemade popcorn. The crisp acidity of the Champagne complements the salty snack nicely.
And Let Them Choose Which Movie to Watch
Grab some pillows and cozy blankets and hunker down for the evening.
Bring Their Car Back with a Full Tank
Their heart will also be 100 percent full.
Make Your Partner Lunch
And pack it for them during the week.
Draw Hearts in Morning Shower Steam
Silly, but sometimes channeling your inner artist works.
Record Their Favorite Show
Even if it means cutting into your reality TV time.
Warm Up the Sheets
Make a hot water bottle on a cold night and slip it under the blankets.
Make Their Favorite Breakfast
And serve it to them in bed on a Sunday morning.
Take Over a Task
Surprise them by doing a really boring admin task, like paying the bills.
Make a Candlelit Dinner on a Weekday
Sweeten it by ordering their favorite takeout.
Take Care of Your Partner’s Laundry
Fold and put it away as the cherry on top.
Pick Up a Bottle of Bubbly
The next time your partner has a great day at work, sip Korbel together to celebrate as they tell you all about it.
Neatly Package Leftovers for Their Lunch the Next Day
That way, they won’t have to think twice about it as they rush out the door.
Drag Them Out of the House for Midweek Cocktails
It’s a welcome change to your evening routine.
Brew Them Some Coffee
Specifically, while they’re getting ready for work.
Put Away Their Shoes for Them
Just this once.
Take a Long Walk
Explore a different part of town. Hold hands.
Send an “I Love You” Email...
During the middle of the workday.
Read a Book Together
Sharing something new will bring you closer.
Have an Impromptu Day Date
Make it to somewhere you can play a game, like a bowling alley.
Take On a Household Chore They Would Normally Do
All the dishes are done? Why, you shouldn’t have.
Take a Nap Together
Don't set an alarm.
Surprise Your S.O...
By breaking out your wedding Champagne flutes during a weeknight dinner. Fill them with Korbel and cheers to something fun.
Unexpectedly Turn On Their Favorite Song
Dance around the house.
Surprise Them with Tickets to Something
A big game, a show or even just a tasting at your go-to spot downtown.
Put Pen to Paper and Write an Old School Love Letter
Spill all the sappy reasons why they’re your favorite.
Give Them a Big Compliment
Even a simple “Wow, that shirt looks so great on you” will do the trick.
Make Time to Cuddle
All the time.