Acts of Service
Nothing speaks to an Acts of Service person more than a "To-Do" list—here's one you can gift! Encourage your loved one to write down their heart's desires, and then commit to do all you can to make them happen.
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!
For the person who loves Physical Touch, consider giving a back scratcher or massager that you can use to adminster some relaxation sessions.
The 5 Love Languages®
With over 13 MILLION COPIES SOLD, The 5 Love Languages® has been improving relationships for nearly 30 years. Its ideas are simple and conveyed with clarity and humor, making this book as practical as it is personable. Get inspired by real life stories and a common sense approach that will teach you to love better.
Words of Affirmation
Create some personalized stationary for the people you love. Every time they see it, they will think of you.
When was the last time you called up some friends and invited them to meet you for therapy? No, not that kind of therapy . . . I’m referring to therapeutic salt caves. Not only will you and your friends enjoy time together, but it could also improve your health. If money is an issue, check your local Groupon for discounts.
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.
101 Conversation Starters
Shared meals are perfect opportunities to spend Quality Time with your loved one(s). Make plans to sit down together, put away mobile devices, turn the TV off, and engage in good old-fashioned conversation over a meal. If you need some prompts to get the conversation rolling, here are a few resources to get you started: 101 Conversation Starters for Couples, 101 Conversation Starters for Families.
Often airlines will offer exceptional specials to certain locations this time of year. Why not jump on your favorite airline's website and check their general specials (for example, this page at Southwest)? Choose your departure city, find the most financially reasonable destination, and book a trip! Plan it further by looking into hotel deals and searching for the most interesting restaurants and sights to see!
Does someone you love like a particular sports team? Pick up a hat or a jersey you think they would look great in, and maybe get yourself one too so you can support the team together!
Practical and sentimental! Gift a "You Are My Person" jewelry dish for a close friend or spouse.
The 5 Love Languages® Gift Edition
This meticulously crafted edition of the iconic #1 New York Times bestseller is the perfect gift for weddings, anniversaries, or as a special encouragement for any couple.