Acts of Service
Help someone get a step closer to realizing a dream (e.g., gift a "How-To" book, sign them up for a course, etc.). Here is a list of 101 ways to learn a new skill!
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!
This Unplug Box makes a great gift for those who love Quality Time with others.
101 Conversation Starters for Couples
With 101 probing questions, couples will find their relationship enhanced, their intimacy deepened, and their romance ignited. 101 Conversation Starters for Couples is the perfect companion to the bestselling book, The 5 Love Languages®. It also makes an excellent Valentines Day, wedding, and anniversary gift. It helps you and your spouse get the conversation flowing.
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.
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.
Acts of Service
Sometimes after a long day, simple conversation can even be challenging. Take the heavy lifting out of it and get some TableTopic cards that fit your fancy and get everyone talking.
Date at Home
Acts of Service
Arrange to have a friend or family member watch the kids overnight and then plan all the details for an exquisite evening of dinner, along with some enjoyable and relaxing activities—click for ideas.
A getaway to a secluded cabin could be a nice break. Make plans and present your special someone with a cabin-related, Christmas ornament.
Now and Laters
Get a little physical with your spouse playing this sweet game. Pick up a few packs of individually wrapped Now and Laters®. Stash them around the house for your spouse to find. Instruct them that every time they find one to let you know. When they do, they get a 60-second hug or kiss now AND 60 seconds toward a massage or other agreed upon activity later when they “cash in” their candy.
Love Song Couples Getaway
Give the gift of relaxation in an exotic destination. The Love Song Couples Getaway is a fun and memorable experience for couples who want to grow closer. Dr. Chapman would love to meet you in Kauai in 2021.
52 Uncommon Dates
52 Uncommon Dates is more than a book . . . it’s an experience! Each date will set the scene for you and walk you through how to make it happen. Finish strong with questions that help keep conversation alive, incorporate prayer in ways that are natural and relevant to real life, and learn ways to practically speak each other’s love language along the way. Ignite prayerful and playful connections in ways that deepen the relational, physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of your relationship—one date at a time.