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.
Stay in shape while you date and give the gift of a "Fitness Date." Go rock climbing, ax throwing, or just take a fitness class—as long as you are together.
Bath bombs can be a sensory explosion for the person who loves relaxing in a bath. Add moisturizer that leaves the skin feeling soft and you've got yourself the perfect gift.
A Teen's Guide to The 5 Love Languages®
Introducing A Teen’s Guide to The 5 Love Languages®, the first-ever edition written just to teens, for teens, and with a teen’s world in mind. It guides emerging adults in discovering and understanding their own love languages as well as how to best express love to others.
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.
Send delicious, gourmet cookies right to the front door of someone you love!
Go camping . . . in your living room. Did you make forts as a child out of blankets and boxes? You're never too old to transform your living room into a couple’s camping experience once again—only now that you are all grown up, you can go the extra mile. Need some inspiration? Click here.
Board Game Dress Up
Board games are a favorite pastime for many families. Break away from the norm and try something different. For example, the next time you have a game night of CLUE®, have each person dress up as their character.
Does your spouse work from home? Why not grab a book and join him or her on the couch while he or she is working on their laptop? This shows that you’re choosing to be with them, even in the mundane. This book is "couple-perfect" for the holidays.
Most people treasure photos and love to share them. A photo session with a local photographer makes a great gift that will be cherished for years to come.
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.
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.