10 Ways Great Boyfriends Can Flex To Make Every Day Feel Like February 14th

10 Ways Great Boyfriends Can Flex To Make Every Day Feel Like February 14th

Because shouldn't you shower her 24/7, instead of just one day a year?

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It's no secret that Valentine's Day is right around the corner!

It's a day in which couples usually go all out to celebrate their love and each other.

I think most of the gentleman out there would agree with me that their ladies are super special. That being said, don't you think that they deserve every day to feel as special and loved as they do on Valentine's Day?

Heck yeah, they do!

That being said, here are 10 ways that you can show your girl that you love them all 365 days of the year!

1. Make them a 365 day jar

This is a super easy thing to make that you can make with supplies from around your house!

All you need to do is get a mason jar and write on some small pieces of paper why you love her, memories with her, some encouraging quotes, and maybe some lovey-dovey song lyrics. It is usually best to color code the categories so they can choose what they need.

This is a super personal and special gift to give to your significant other because it will remind them every single day of the year just how much you love them.

2. Plan a picnic

This is a super easy thing to do that is sure to make her realize just how much you care about her. It will be so nice for you both to just take a second out of your busy lives to go outside and spend time together.

You don't even have to make the picnic food. If you really want, you can just grab a blanket and drive through Bojangles or somewhere and eat it outside.

3. Take her to get a massage or to get her nails done

Massage

Surprise your girl by treating her to some method of pampering.

In her stressful life, this is sure to make her feel better and it will show her that you really care.

If you want, there is also always the option for a couples massage or couples pedicures!

 4. Buy her flowers for no reason

This is a given.

What girl doesn't love flowers? Especially when they are for no particular reason except that "I love you."

You can even get them super cheap and they will still make her day.

 5. Cook her favorite meal

This is a real easy way to impress her and something that will make her day, especially if she had a hard one.

6.  Write her a letter

Love Letter

With phones these days, some people forget that you can actually pick up a pen and paper and write out a handwritten letter.

Doing this would be something really meaningful and heartfelt that would surprise your girlfriend, even if you type it up and print it out.

 7. Get her some makeup

Now, I know that not every girl likes makeup, but if your girlfriend is a makeup-loving one, then this would be sure to make her day!

Maybe get her a new lip gloss or go all out and get her a new eye shadow palette. Whatever it is, no matter how big or small, she will appreciate it.

8. Do something for her

This is super broad, but you can do anything really that just helps her out. This will help alleviate some of the pressure and stress on her.

This can include doing things that she normally would like taking out the trash or putting her cloths away for her.

The whole idea of it is to just do something you normally wouldn't do for her.

9. Watch a rom-com with her

Titanic

While you may not be a huge "Titanic" or "The Notebook" fan, it will make your girls night if you simply just sit down and watch a "chick-flick" with her.

SEE ALSO: Want Your Boyfriend To Watch A Chick Flick With You? Try These 18 Movies That Dudes Admit Are Actually Good

10. Get her a puppy

Puppy

Do I even need to explain this one?

What girl wouldn't want to wake up to a puppy on their bed as a surprise? I personally, would recommend French Bulldogs.

Obviously make sure you are responsible enough to care for it and realize that it is a commitment though.

Literally, so hot RN

Literally, so hot RN

10 Things My Significant Other MUST Do In Order To Earn The Privilege Of Meeting My Mom

I say "Hakuna Matata" on the daily, but you really need to say it when you prepare to meet my mom.

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Besides getting married, meeting the parents can be the most stressful time in any relationship. Your boyfriend could be freaking out because he doesn't want to sound like a loon in front of your dad or your mom may be chopping the vegetables a little too loudly making your girlfriend seem uncomfortable in the presence of a knife. Stressing for days (maybe even weeks) up until the day arrives is apart of being in love because you want your parents to love your significant other just as much as you do and when the dinner is finally over, you can breathe again. My family is a little different and my boyfriend has to do these things to be able to meet my mom and my brother (may as well add my cousins into the mix, too because they're my older siblings).

1. Pass the "Best Friends Test"

I have 6 best friends and each one of them has a unique personality. There's the momma friend, the crazy friend, the questionable friend, the laid back friend, the turnt friend, and the friend who just wants me to be happy. If they don't like you, I'll talk to them to figure out why they don't like you. Either way, if you hurt me, they'll hurt you.

2. Prove that stability is your main priority five years from now, even if I'm not in your plan

Things happen and we can't predict everything. We can be together now, break up in a year, and then get back together. It's part of being a teenager/young adult. We deal with a lot, I mean, we're in college, but the older we get, the more stressful life gets, so I want you to show me that you can handle whatever stresses come your way. I want you to be stable on your own before adding a girlfriend into the mix.

3. Deal with my "Hunger Fits"

Let's face it, I can be a brat, but I'm only a brat on three occasions.

1. I'm sleepy.

2. You didn't let me get my way.

3. I'm hungry.

If you eat without me or go get food without me, I might cry and pout like a two-year-old, so you have to be able to handle it. Pro-tip, have snacks with you whenever we go somewhere.

4. Be okay with getting roasted

My cousins are the funniest people you'll ever meet, but they aren't afraid to talk about you while you sit in front of them, so I need to know that you're okay with being roasted. They're not doing it to be mean (trust me, they aren't), but they're doing it because they're my family and they care about me as if I were their little sister.

5. Be able to hold an intelligent conversation for more than 5 minutes

Good conversation is an essential part of a relationship and I love talking about things that are happening in the world today and because my mom is super knowledgeable on a lot of things, you have to be able to talk for more than 5 minutes about something that's engaging.

6. Remain calm in the face of a difficult conversation

I know when it came to certain topics, I used to go off like a volcano, but I've had to grow out of exploding on people just because they don't agree with me. It takes months, maybe even years to master that type of patience and self-restraint, but I grew up fast, so I needed to learn in less than a year how to hold my tongue. I need to know that if you and I (or someone in my family) were to be in a serious conversation, you'd remain calm. I won't blow up on you, so please don't blow up on me (or my family) because then it might not end so well.

7. State your opinion, no matter how mad I might get

Following up with number six, this is a must! I'm a writer, so I deal with a lot of written opinions on the daily. I'm also involved in a lot of organizations where open dialogue is encouraged, so I deal with a lot of verbal opinions, too. People are going to say what they want to say no matter what and I want you to be able to tell me what's on your mind no matter how severe it may be. I'm here for you and I want you to know that you can trust me with your opinions. I might not agree with them, but I can deal with them.

8. Be able to sit and talk about sports and video games with my brother

You'll for sure meet my older brother before you meet my mom only because he acts just like my late grandfather; calm and laid back. He goes with the flow and doesn't get upset unless I get upset, so you don't have to worry about the big bad overprotective brother (but he is very big and very overprotective). He'd much rather sit and talk about "fork-knife" or a basketball game than grill you. It's just how he is. Also, don't be offended if he engages in conversation with you for like ten minutes before he loses interest in talking to you and goes back to playing his game.

9. Be okay and open to the possibility of a long distance relationship

I don't plan on staying down South for long. I actually won't stay here after I graduate from college. Long distance relationships don't work for 40% of all couples, but I want us to not be a statistic. I believe that we could make it, so I would need to know that you'd be okay with me being a thousand miles away; and of course, if you were halfway across the country, I would learn to be okay with it, too.

10. Love your family as much as you love me

Family is a big deal for me. It's always been me, my older brother, and my mom. You may come from a household where it's you and both of your parents, you and one parent, or you, your parent(s), and your siblings. I love my mom and brother with all of my heart and would drop anything (and I have dropped things) to be with them. I want to see that you love your family with the same amount of love that you give me. A man who loves the family he is born into will love the family he marries into.

My family's triangle has never been broken before, so this is new territory for all of us. Don't feel like an outsider, though! These may seem extensive and extra, but it's the things that matter to me. Aside from the apparent trustworthiness, loyalty, wanting three pets, having a sense of humor, and education that I look for in a guy, you have to do these ten things to meet my mom.

If you pass all of these, then you get to meet her. Don't stress about it though because if she doesn't like you at the first meeting, she'll come around by the next because she loves me and she'll see that I love you.

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To The Parents Who Raised The Man Of My Dreams, It Paid Off

You did a phenomenal job.

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As a parent, you always wonder if you're doing it right. Parenting doesn't come with instructions. You're not told how to punish your children in every situation or what to do whenever they accomplish something. You're not completely prepared for it. However, for someone without instructions, you did a phenomenal job.

You raised the man of my dreams.

I've dated throughout my teens and every guy seemed to be the same, but with your son everything was different. Your son is everything I've ever wanted. He is perfect. He is such a gentleman. I want you to know everything you taught him like holding the door and paying for dates, it worked.

I want you to know he doesn't show anger towards me. I'm sure I aggravate him and make him angry, but I want you to know I'll never know when I've done so because he doesn't show it. He gets mad with football games and after he gets done yelling, he apologizes.

He makes me feel beautiful. He has seen me at my absolute worse. He has seen me right when I wake up in the morning with no makeup and my hair is a mess and he tells me I'm beautiful. Whenever so get dressed up, he notices. He makes sure to let me know I look beautiful. He pays attention to detail like that my hair is curled or I have a new nose ring in and he adds them in with the compliments.

He is always supportive. Whenever I started back to school, he was so proud of me. When I started writing for The Odyssey, he shared my articles. He will tell me how proud he is of me. When I make good grades on assignments, he tells me good job.

He is so loving. He comforts me whenever I'm sick. When I had the stomach bug, he got my medicine, trashcans, and played with my hair to comfort me. He brushes and straightens my hair for me whenever I don't feel like it because he wants it to look good.

Thanks to you I have found someone who treats me wonderful. If it wasn't for you, he wouldn't know how to treat a lady. It is because of you that he turned out to be nice and respectful man he is today. I want you to know you did an amazing job raising him. He's everything I've ever wanted. Thank you for raising him to be such a gentleman. Thank you for raising him to be everything I've ever dreamed of.

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