Set Outlook or Gmail calendar appointments randomly once per week and spend 10 minutes together talking (in person, via Zoom, on the phone, etc.). Drop whatever you're doing and spend time together. Then just go right back to regularly scheduled programming.
Create a few appropriate “Physical Touch” coupons for your loved ones and offer for them to use the coupons at their leisure. Be creative and remember to consider their particular love language dialects . . . not everyone likes to be touched the same way. If you don’t have a design program on your phone or computer, Canva has a “tickets” template that will get you started.
Get some quality time together by taking your friend or spouse to AIRE baths—a very cool and relaxing spa and/or massage experience you can have together!
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Sticky Memo Ball
Consider giving a sticky memo ball to your loved one. After opening, take turns writing your favorite expressions of touches on each sticky note. Then play a game—rolling the memo ball and doing whatever suggestion lands on top. Peel that one and add another. Play until your love tanks are full. https://www.poppin.com/Sticky-Memo-Ball-104898.html
One dialect of Quality Time is sharing experiences together. Plan an excursion to sky-dive, trek to Machu Picchu, or sail in the Carribbean—whatever you decide, endeavor to enjoy every moment together.
Words of Affirmation
Create and give a personalized article of clothing to someone you love. Make it meaningful by incorporating something that is significant to them.
For the person who loves Physical Touch, consider giving a back scratcher or massager that you can use to adminster some relaxation sessions.
Technology has given us wonderful opportunities to give the gift of learning. If you know someone who is interested in a topic, trade, or craft, consider gifting them an online course. There are many online schools out there, such as Masterclass, CreativeLive, and Udemy, that host classes on a wide range of topics. Do a little exploring, and see what courses could be fun to gift.
If you are up for a challenge, consider taking a friend or loved one to an escape room. You'll spend an hour or more working together to find clues toward a way out of one or more rooms. It's like a real-life puzzle for the mind. It might not be easy, but you're sure to have some time together—maybe even some fun in the process.
Words of Affirmation
Write a letter to your loved one, then have it made into a photo-word portrait.
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