The Perfect Home Date Ideas According to Love Language
Can you feel the love in the air already? This Hearts Month, no pandemic should stop in making your partner swoon for more of your love and affection. For this reason, home date ideas are perfect to celebrate Valentines Day amidst community quarantine. It will be a more swoon-worthy home date if it is executed according to you and your partner’s love language.
What is a Love Language?
Do you sometimes feel that your partner is not investing much effort in your relationship? Perhaps, the way you communicate love does not satisfy the love language of each other. In addition, most relationships tend to communicate their love in the way that they want to be loved. This is a trap for it may lead to further misunderstanding! Therefore, you should always remember that you love language is not the same with your partner’s love language.
New York’s renowned marriage counselor Dr. Gary Chapman believes that there are different ways of expressing love because people have different personalities. Hence, understanding each other will help the relationship grow better.
Apart from that, it will also help you prepare the perfect home date for your partner this Valentine’s Day!
The Five Love Languages
Before setting up your perfect home date, you should first know the love language to give, so you will know what and how to prepare. In this way, you will highly optimize more how your partner will receive the home date surprise in the way that he or she will feel greatly loved.
Each person has his or her own primary love language, which can be words of affirmation, physical touch, receiving gifts, quality time, and acts of service. It is best to talk with your partner about his or her primary love language.
1. Words of Affirmation
Does your partner feel most loved and happy whenever they hear affirmative words from you?
For instance, your partner will swoon upon hearing compliments from you such as “you look beautiful tonight” or “you can do it because I am always here for you.”
If your partner’s eyes glimmer with happiness through this, then words of affirmation is your partner’s primary love language. Yet, it is still best to ask your partner directly about it.
It will be best to prepare your home date with love letters or Valentine’s speech in a candle light dinner.
2. Physical Touch
If words do not have much impact towards your partner, then his or her primary love language may be Physical Touch.
For example, whenever you are peppering your partner with lots of hugs and kisses, he or she blushes intensely or feels much joy from it. In this matter, he or she most likely loves a clingy partner!
In this regard, your perfect home date should be like cuddling in a sofa while watching a good movie.
3. Receiving Gifts
If words of affirmation and physical touch are not your partner’s thing, then his or her primary love language might be on receiving gifts.
Does he/she feels extremely loved whenever you buy him some new kicks or whenever you give her flowers?
Well, some of you might associate this love language to being a materialistic person; however, you should remember that gifts are given for free and voluntarily. This is what separates materialism from the love language of receiving gifts.
Therefore, your perfect home date will start by surprising your partner with flowers, chocolates, necklaces, and the like.
4. Quality Time
Some partners feel they are preciously valued whenever their relationship is given with undivided attention. Therefore, the partners whose primary love language is quality time may prefer traveling the world or having deep personal conversations.
Is your partner like this? Then, it is recommended to start planning your home date by going on a swim together in a resort-inspired community while you engage in a meaningful dialogue under the sun.
If this is what makes your partner happy, then quality time may be his or her primary love language.
5. Acts of Service
Lastly, some partners feel treasured whenever they are receiving valuable efforts from their partners.
For instance, your partner feels happy whenever you do some chores for her, whenever you do something that will reduce his or her stress, or whenever you do things with initiative for him/her. If this what makes your partner’s day complete, then acts of service is his or her primary love language.
This Valentine’s Day, you can surprise your loved one a perfect home date with your own cooked meal. Acts of service will redefine the famous adage from ‘a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’ to ‘a way to your partner’s heart is filling his or her belly with a satisfying home-cooked meal.’
Home Date Ideas to Express Your Love Language
Now, you have already known the different ways of expressing love through the 5 love languages. It is now time to prepare the best home date for your partner this Valentine’s Day!
a. Home Date Ideas with Words of Affection
Swoon Him/Her with Serenades (Harana)
Are you musically-inclined?
You can spice up your Valentine’s speech by adding some tune on it! It will be great if you will write your own original music piece. The lyrics should vividly express how passionate your love is for him or her. Furthermore, you can have a sweet ballad to interpret your song. In this way, your song will be personalized and more intimate as it communicates well to him or her.
Afterward, you can frame the song lyrics and hang it on your wall as remembrance to this special day!
Be Sweet with a Jar of Love Speech
If you feel nervous delivering your Valentine’s speech, then it will be best to write it down. You can start cutting some strips of paper. Next, write down affirmative and encouraging words on each strip of paper. Finally, fold each strip and place it in a creatively-decorated jar.
Your sweetheart will definitely cry with overwhelming love when he or she starts reading your Jar of Love Speech.
b. Home Date Ideas with Physical Touch
Movie Date With Cuddles
What a sweet home date it will be once you start binge watching while cuddling on a sofa!
The pandemic may have limited the usual movie dates, but what’s important is watching your favorite film beside your most cherished one.
Share Laughter on Bed
The best home date for some partners is sharing laughter on bed. Of course, it will start by finding the funny bone of your partner. Yes, it is tickle time! This may sound childish for some, but laughter releases endorphins that will reduce the stress of your partner. In addition, you can share some great jokes with each other on bed.
On the other hand, you can just simply cherish every moment with your partner on bed. You can do so by just staring his or her beautiful eyes while giving him or her a warm hug.
c. Home Date Ideas with Receiving Gifts
Roses and Chocolates are still in!
Who says that roses and chocolates are already ordinary? You should always remember that value comes from the giver. Your partner will surely appreciate these as valentine’s day gifts, especially when you will be the one to give it to him or her.
Well, you can start having your home date with gifts. It will be sweeter if you will be the one to hand the chocolate in his or her mouth!
Finally, you may be planning to propose for marriage. This is the right time! Take this moment to insert a ring in your gift. He or she will surely be taken with a surprise. Not an ordinary home date, isn’t it?
Prep a Valentine’s Surprise
It will be dull if you will just give your Valentine’s gift just like that. Let’s add some sweet ingredient into it by preparing your partner a valentine’s surprise. You can utilize the bedroom or the living area in setting up your surprise. Your partner will definitely love this.
What a perfect home date will it be if it the setup is made from a personal effort!
d. Home Date Ideas with Quality Time
Have a Video Game Marathon as your Home Date
It must have been stressful this week for you and your partner. Why not unwind by having a video game marathon as a form of home date? Grab your game consoles and start fulfilling missions and battling zombies or enemies in the game. This type of home date will stimulate the bond between partners as well as cooperation when it comes to creating strategies in winning the game. Indeed, a 2-headed sword advantage for both partners.
Create a Scrapbook Memorabilia
It might be frustrating for some partners not being able to travel around the world like they used to. This is due to the strict health measures for COVID-19 pandemic.
In order to relieve the frustration, you can start cuddling up on bed together and make a scrapbook of your memories together. You may actually find you and your partner reminiscing all throughout and being able to have deep talks along the way.
What are you doing?
Start collecting your photos and travel stickers from the past years of travelling together. If your photos are in your digital phone, then start printing them! Moreover, gather some scrapbook decorations as you build your memorabilia together.
In addition, you can keep the scrapbook for years to come in which you can always look back to.
e. Home Date Ideas with Acts of Service
Home-cooked meals are the Best
Channel your inner chef as you prepare the best home-cooked meal in a candle-light home date lunch/dinner. Efforts are priceless if your partner’s primary love language is acts of service. Satisfying your partner’s taste buds is a unique way of saying ‘I love you’ to him or her.
Set up a Home Date Dinner
Who says that there will be no chance of having fine dining due to quarantine restrictions?
With your home-cooked meals, you can afterward set up a home date dinner by embellishing your dining table with florals and a glass of wine. In this way, you’ll get the chance to experience fine dining without compromising your health since you will not be exposed in public.
Your Perfect Location for a Home Date
These Home Date Ideas will be extra special if done in a perfect location. In a resort-inspired community, you can have a swim under the sun or you can just jog around as your eyes are filled with verdant landscapes. In Camella Manors, your perfect quarantine date is possible since the community is endowed with a panorama that no vertical community has ever done.
Have you found the perfect home date to prepare this Valentine’s Day?
You should always remember that your love language is not the same with your partner. Ensure that you know his or her primary love language first before starting your own preparations. Moreover, make your home date more romantic with a perfect location this Valentine’s Day.
Above all, the key take away for today is to specifically identify how your partner will feel most loved and valued. In this way, it will help you vie away from guess work since you will be focusing on the primary love language of your partners.