20 ways to woo your spouse even when you never see them

Busy schedules may pull you in opposite directions, but you can still show your spouse how much you love him with these 20 ideas.

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  • Life is crazy busy, and we rarely have enough time for the things - or people - we love.

    For years my husband has been the hardest working person I've ever met. He's worked upwards of 70 to 80 hours/6 days a week for months on end to provide for our family. Truly, this man is a gem.

    Needless to say, time together during those months - sometimes years - has been precious and rare. When we do have time together, we've found fun activities, even though we live in a fairly small town.

    But when the days are long and time is short, we need to show love in other ways -hence, this list.

    Here are my best ideas for ways to woo your spouse or significant other, even when you never see them:

  • 1. Leave a mint on their pillow

  • 2. Write a note and place it on their windshield to find after a long day

  • 3. Print a picture of the two of you when you were first together and tape it on the mirror.

  • 4. Send a text reminding them of a happy memory

  • 5. Cut out a picture of a romantic getaway and suggest making plans

  • 6. Leave a voicemail telling them how much you appreciate them

  • 7. Write a sweet note and leave it in their pocket

  • 8. Pack a snack you know they'll like - nothing says love like food

  • 9. Create a photo collage and slip it into their purse/briefcase

  • 10. Have their car washed and gassed up for no reason

  • 11. Do their chores - mow the grass, clean the kitchen - then take the time they would've spent on that and do something fun.

  • 12. Find a picture that best represents your future goals and pin it up with a love note attached.

  • 13. Make a list of date night suggestions for when you do have time together and keep it visible.

  • 14. Buy a gift and leave it in a surprising spot

  • 15. Leave them a phone message with a compliment

  • 16. Drop by the office with a picnic

  • 17. Buy them a card and let them find it as a surprise

  • 18. Frame a picture of the two of you and display it prominently.

  • 19. Put a gift card to their favorite restaurant in their wallet/purse to use for lunch.

  • 20. Even if time together is difficult or near impossible, find a way to make it happen.

    Truth time: I haven't done all of these yet! But I'm really happy to have a go-to list tucked away so I can treat my hubby like the treasure he is!

    What do you do to woo your spouse/significant other when you don't have time together?

    Editor's note: This article was originally published on Spunky Moms. It has been republished here with permission.

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Georgiana Daniels is a homeschool mom by day, and a blogger and author by night. She lives in the beautiful mountains of Arizona with her hard-working husband and three talented daughters. When she's not glued to the computer, she loves to read, knit and generally cause mayhem, all while encouraging other moms to live the big life.

Website: http://www.spunkymoms.com

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