Valentine’s Day is just a few days away So many of us will be thinking about love and romance. This “Couples Holiday” is the most celebrated event each year – yes, even more than birthdays or anniversaries. For ONE night (out of 365), couples are invited to show their love.
But as we all know, it’s the male who is expected to be romantic, loving, and shower his beautiful “honey” with thoughtful and caring and perhaps sexy gifts. Yes, Valentine’s Day is an “all about HER” Holiday.
So after a zillion years in the “romance business” I’d like to offer some advice for men.
The first step is to plan in advance. You’ll want to make dinner reservations, order the flowers for the table and make sure the maître d chills the champagne. You absolutely don’t want to try running around picking up that heart shaped box of chocolates from CVS or just buying a bouquet of flowers from a street vendor. In order to meet all her expectation, you’ve got to plan ahead on Valentine’s Day. And by the way, if you haven’t already made reservations, you better go to the restaurant ASAP and have a hefty “tip” ready for the maître d.
The day should start with a tender morning kiss and a meaningful “I Love You”.
Make sure you’ve purchased several cards. She’ll love the deeply sentimental ones. Of course, if you really want to score Valentine points, write one out yourself. Hide the cards in various places –by the coffee pot –next to her computer, where she puts her keys–everyplace that she will be sure to see them. –That shows that you have put time and effort into remembering her.
For the big romantic night out, make sure you look your best. Yes, wearing a tie and jacket is a must for your dinner attire. Even if you’ve planned a romantic dinner at home, look handsome. In fact if you are dining at home a real surprise would be for you to be wearing a tuxedo. Dress to impress!
Oh and by the way, at dinner time give her another “mushy card”. If you’re wondering what type of card, think about the long poetic ones that she gives you that you really HATE reading. She’ll love it!
Throughout the evening tell her how beautiful she is. It’s OK to mention “sexy” but try your best to remember it’s Valentine’s Day –it’s all about romance. She will thoroughly enjoy you talking about how you met and how you instantly fell in love with her. She will love hearing you talk about one of her quirky habits that you find so endearing. She will love hearing you talk about ANYTHING that is heartfelt .
When it’s time to deliver the gift, remember pretty lacy lingerie is perfect. You’ll also want to give her something cozy and comfy as well. She’ll love the fact that this is not all about SEX. When you add a piece of jewelry, preferably heart shaped, your gift giving efforts will be an A+.
When the evening is coming to an end and it is “Bedroom Time” remember once again Valentine’s Day is all about romance. This is NOT a 50 Shades of Grey type of night. Take your time. Be romantic, be sensitive, be caring and let HER enjoy slow, seductive lovemaking. And finally– End the night with a wonderful, smoldering but tender kiss and a heartfelt meaningful “I LOVE YOU!
Men, follow these “simple guidelines” and I promise you –you will win the award for “Cupid’s Choice”!