Sometimes nothing says Quality Time like an evening enjoying movies or favorite shows together. Give the gift of a streaming service for the person who likes to relax with you . . . and maybe some snacks too.
Socks aren't only fashionable, they're also cozy and a fun way to express oneself. Consider signing up your loved one for the Sock Club—they'll get new socks every month!
Dancing lessons can be a particularly meaningful gift for a loved one with the love language of Physical Touch. There are many styles to choose from—pick one and surprise your partner.
52 Uncommon Ways to Unwind Together
Whether you’re going through a difficult season, your relationship has shifted into autopilot, or the everyday stresses of life are wearing you out, it’s time to de-stress together. Boost your relational connection and make fun memories with these strategically designed activities that provide opportunities to enjoy yourselves and unwind.
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.
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
Are you crafty or creative? Sometimes people highlight words or phrases in books that speak meaningfully to them. If you want to give a fun gift, secretly find one or several of these highlights and have them made up into chalk art.
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 and your partner are feeling ambitious, try taking a cooking class together. Side by side, you are sure to give and receive many touches. Make it a point to be close and have fun. If you would like to find a class near you, try this website (click Cooking, then Couples Cooking). Bon appétit!
Words of Affirmation
Here's a fun way to stay connected and send your love in a long-distance relationship.
Find a local or online trophy shop and create a customized trophy for a friend or relative. Be creative and fun, but most of all make it personal. For example, if your mother prides herself on her Southern Fried Chicken recipe, this would be the perfect trophy.
The Love Languages Devotional Bible
Research has shown that couples who read their Bibles and pray together enjoy a much healthier relationship. The Love Languages Devotional Bible is designed to make reading God’s Word and praying as a couple enjoyable and rewarding.