5 Romantic Gestures to Surprise Your Partner

5 Romantic Gestures to Surprise Your Partner

Anyone who is in a relationship will agree that romantic gestures performed by their partner out of the blue are enough to brighten their entire week. It doesn’t matter how small the act was – as long as it’s spontaneous and sincere, you can be sure that you’ll get the same positive response. With so many distractions and responsibilities in our world today, it’s important that you take the time to prove to your partner that you still love, care for, and remember them throughout the day.

If you want to surprise your partner with a romantic gesture, consider these suggestions.

1. Buy Something Special

You don’t need a special occasion to have an excuse to buy something for your partner. Every day is worth celebrating, so make sure you do just that. Pay attention to all the things they pick up and check out while you’re out shopping and make a mental note of all the things they really liked. Then, choose a random day out of the week to buy them one of those things. Not only would you be able to give them something they want, but you also prove to them that you pay attention to them even when they don’t realize it.

2. Cook for Them

So you might not be a wiz in the kitchen, but that’s okay. It doesn’t have to be extravagant as long as you do it with sincerity. Something as simple as a bowl of mac and cheese could lift up the most tired of souls, and when it comes from someone special, it’s even much more enjoyable. Check out these cool cooking classes at The Urban Element.

3. Leave a Note

With so many things to do, it’s almost impossible to find time to stay sweet. Don’t let time constraints keep you from telling your partner how much they mean to you. Leave a note in their car, bag, shoes, or any other place you’re sure they’ll look before leaving for work and give them an instant mood boost for the rest of the day.

4. Surprise Them at Work

The last place your partner expects to see you is at work, so you can use that to your advantage. Take out some of your favorite food and visit your partner during their lunch break. This will give you time off from stress and more time together, which is always a big win.

5. Try Your Partner’s Hobby

Maybe on the weekends, your partner likes to paint. Be supportive of their hobby and try it out yourself. Ask your partner to teach you and pay attention to the things they say. You’ll be surprised just how vibrant and bright they’ll look when they start talking about something they’re truly passionate about.


Born and raised in Ottawa, Ann is a writer and amateur wine expert. She loves trying out the latest pubs and restaurants around town, unless "The Bachelor" is on. Don't bug her when "The Bachelor" is on.

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