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How to Make Your Wife Feel Special Every Day

by eHow Contributor

Make your wife feel special every day, even if you've been married for years. You don't need to spend a great deal of money or time to do this -- sometimes it's the little gestures that mean the most. Rekindle your romance by showing your spouse how much she means to you.

Mentally walk in your wife's shoes for a day. Note what makes her happy and what frustrates her. Use your knowledge of your spouse to find ways to make her life easier. Jot down ideas as they present themselves.

Save mementos from all the enjoyable events the two of you share, such as an anniversary card, a letter, a receipt from a wonderful dinner or the tickets from a play. Put these items in a safe place, such as a shoe box. Use these items and your favorite family photos to create a scrapbook for your wife.

Complete one of your wife's routine chores when she's not looking. Don't make a big production out of it or seek credit. Do "sniper chores" randomly and often.

Commit random acts of romance. For instance, hide her favorite snack in her car or purse -- pick a place where she'll easily find it. Wrap it with a short note that says "I love you."

Hide sweet notes or surprises throughout your home. If she uses the same coffee mug every morning, put a little note or piece of candy inside it before bed. Attach a small sticky note to her driver's license. Draw an arrow pointing to her face and write something like "Bill loves Jane."

Commit random acts of affection. Give your wife plenty of hugs and kisses every day. Hold hands when you're walking together.

Give her unexpected -- and sincere -- compliments. Avoid trite and generic phrases.

Items you will need
  • Notebook
  • Pen or pencil
  • Shoebox
  • Scrapbook
  • Scrapbook supplies

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