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April 10 – Write and hide a love note/Send a “love note” card

This is a “task” that can continue for as long as you choose. For local couples: Fold a piece of paper or cardstock in half. Once folded it should be about the size of a wedding seating name tag. Each of you pick a side and write “I love you” on your side. Decide who will hide it first and …Continue reading →

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April 9 – Hug at least ten times/Text “hug” in lieu of actual hugs

The “task” of the day is to make sure to hug your partner at least ten times today – and not all in a row either! Hugologist, Jean Smith, suggests that hugs are most effective when held for 20 seconds. Read more about hugs and how they can make your relationship stronger in the article The Benefits of Hugging. Long …Continue reading →

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April 8 – Massage your partner from head to fingertips/Send your partner your fave pic of the two of you

Local couples get together and get ready to really enjoy each other. Your “task” for today is to massage each other for at least ten minutes each. Have your partner lay his/her head in your lap and start massaging his/her scalp, then temples, face, neck, shoulders, arms and then hands. Read the benefits of massage and some tips for making …Continue reading →

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April 7 – Tell your partner about something that scared you silly

Have you ever been so scared you could not speak? Were frozen in terror? Could feel your heart pounding out of your chest? Today’s task is to tell you partner ALL about that time. Tell them about a time you were scared absolutely silly. Tell them who, what, where, when, why. Be as descriptive about the situation and your feelings …Continue reading →

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April 6 – Watch a movie together

It’s Saturday! Time to sit back, relax and watch a movie with your partner. Go to the theatre, stay at home and watch an old favourite from your collection, or take your pick on Netflix. Hold hands or cuddle up! Long distance couples, it is possible to watch a movie together. Heidi and I do it all the time. We …Continue reading →

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April 5 – Give your partner a meaningful candy treat

Chocolate has long been the “go to” treat when it comes to romance. And why shouldn’t it be? Chocolate melts at 97F (just below body temperature) and therefore literally melts in your mouth. Logically that means it would also melt anywhere else on your body… Chocolate also contains two very important chemicals that can enhance the romance – tryptophan (think …Continue reading →

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April 4 – Cuddle/Send a virtual flower

¬†For you lucky couples who get to see each other every day, your romantic “task” of the day is to cuddle. More specifically – cuddle together while you fall asleep tonight. If that is not possible, cuddle when you can – on the couch while watching tv or simply while you are talking. According to Jacqueline Samuels, who works as …Continue reading →

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April 3 – Leave your partner a toilet paper message

Who doesn’t love finding a random love note from their partner? And what better place to ensure its discovery than by writing it on toilet paper? Today, leave your partner a toilet paper message. Keep it simple or be creatively over the top but most importantly, know your partner. If s/he would not be amused by “I love the shit …Continue reading →

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April 2nd – Hold hands/Text emoticons

Hand-holding has been proven to reduce stress so those of you who can, hold hands for at least five minutes today. Hand holding is an accepted form of PDA and can be done in almost any situation so there is no excuse! For long distance couples like me and Heidi, you are going to put technology to work. Here are …Continue reading →

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April 1st – Be a “Fool” in Love!

Remember the days when you would scribble your partner’s name all over your school binders? Remember obsessively writing your initials + his/hers encircled by a heart on any writing surface available? You were smitten and you wanted the world to know! Remember how good it felt? Bring back those feelings and be free! Be a fool in love! Both local …Continue reading →

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