Research new restaurants that your partner would like. Go in late to work and get coffee with your partner at a cafe. Come home during nap time, if your partner stays home with the kids.
Frequently, couples come in to counseling feeling lonely and disconnected. Find a movie that your partner would really like and watch it together. Compliment your partner in front of the kids/other people. Email your partner a happy memory of your life together. Get a picture of you and your partner framed for his/her desk or nightstand.
They tell me that they don't talk or connect much during the course of an average day.
But the founder of one of Britain’s biggest dating website has now decided to take radical action to root out fake and sleazy profiles - after revealing that many of the “women” who use the hook-ups section of his site are actually men in disguise.
Writing to members on Monday, Markus Frind, the Canadian founder of Plenty of Fish (POF), said that he had been forced to make a series of changes to its membership rules because too many male users are harassing women for sex.
It’s a scenario familiar to anyone who has tried internet dating.
You contact someone who appears attractive in their photos, only to discover they’re not quite so alluring in person.
Even if you're a guy and we're talking scrapbooking here. Have a stay-date where you put out candles, wine, cheese, and crackers after the kids go to bed and turn on music. If you're not the partner who cares the most about household tasks, say, "I want to do whatever project you want me to do tonight. Write down five things you thought about your partner when you were first getting to know him/her, and leave this as a surprise note. Buy your partner whatever you were going to get him/her for Christmas on some random day instead.
I have no idea what I mean by this but I know it would make a funny email. Learn how to say, "I want to sleep with you" in a different language and say it to your partner. Buy your partner whatever candy they liked most as a kid.
Have the kids make a special picture for your partner. Serve your partner first at dinner, not the ravenous animals, I mean, kids. Tell your partner a way that knowing them has improved you as a person. IM your partner a cheesy joke that will make him/her laugh. Ask what your partner's favorite meal is, and make it. Buy your partner a new one of whatever they have that is wearing out.