Fill a Box With Love Notes
If you don't feel like you have the creativity to pen a poem, you could simply write love notes to your sweetie. Taylor Kovar, CEO of wealth management firm Kovar Capital, implemented this free gift idea for his wife when they were dating. After finding and decorating a box, he wrote out dozens of reasons that he loved her on pieces of paper and put them inside.
When creating your own box, you could include sayings like, "You're nice to everyone you meet," "You're the smartest person I know" or even "You like my family (or at least pretend to)," Kovar said.
When you give the box to your sweetheart, suggest that he or she read just one a day, Kovar said. That way, your gift will keep on giving for months. Or you could use a slightly different approach. Zina Kumok, creator of the blog Debt Free After Three, said that her husband once hid several notes around the apartment.
"Each one said a different thing he loved about me," she said. "It was so fun finding them in different places."
You could also try a more modern approach. You can send them a text message every day with one reason why you love them, Smith said.
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