Happy National Date Your Mate Month Everyone!
Most people spend their lives focusing so much on finding love that they forget maintaining it is what will give you that happy ending you’re looking for. With May being National Date Your Mate Month, for those that have found someone they’re interested in, take this opportunity to show that person how much you appreciate and care for them!
A common misconception is that dating is time consuming and expensive. In actuality, it’s about the effort and thoughtfulness not the money and extravagance that is put into it. Here are 5 simple tips for you to show your mate you care!
- Take Care of a Errand They’ve Been Avoiding
A great way to show someone you really care is by helping him or her de-stress. Take care of something they’ve been dreading. Rather its doing their laundry or fixing something that’s been broken for awhile, by removing something off their to do list it shows not only that you care but that you’re attentive and know what’s going on in their lives.
- Write Down All the Things You Appreciate About Them
Is there anyone out there that doesn’t love getting paid a compliment? Make a list of the things you like most about your mate, both physical and mental and watch their face light up. Sometimes the best way to show someone you care is to tell them.
- Make A Thoughtful Gift
Fancy gifts are nice but nothing says I care like a DIY (Do It Yourself) project. Make your mate a scrapbook of memories using fun pictures and ticket stubs. Plant seeds and grow something you guys can nurture together. Put together a book of funny jokes or cheesy pickup lines you think your mate would enjoy. The possibilities are endless!
- Experience A First Time Together
There’s nothing like the excitement of experiencing something for the first time. Make a list of things you both have never done and go for it. It doesn’t have to be something crazy either. Rather it’s going skydiving for the first time or just trying a cuisine you’ve never tried before, the fact that you’re experiencing this moment together is what makes the difference.
- Participate in an Activity You Both Love
Mutual interests help your relationship thrive! You both have a passion for food? Take a cooking class together! Love the outdoors? Plan a hike that will lead to a romantic picnic! Sharing something you love with the person you care about is an amazing feeling and can only help the relationship grow.
It’s no secret that relationships, as great as they may be, can sometimes be hard. Celebrate National Date Your Mate Month by trying out these tips! Let your mate know they are an important part of your life and you truly care for them.