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Those nice little romantic gestures... What do you/ does your dp do?

(56 Posts)
cheesesarnie Wed 17-Apr-13 16:43:46

Little things such as my dp sometimes sneaks out to get breakfast in the morning and buys flowers.

lots of vomit inducing stuff please.

Xales Wed 17-Apr-13 16:48:06

Proper coffee every morning when I am in the shower made for me.

Lunch ready to serve when I get in the door.

threesypeesy Wed 17-Apr-13 18:06:55

He does lots of thing but one of my favourites is a candle lit bath with a glass of grey goose and organge, and he puts my pjs on heater to warm up

Squitten Wed 17-Apr-13 18:10:48

He sometimes buys me flowers or some chocolate on his way home from work

VBisme Wed 17-Apr-13 18:25:58

A cup of tea in bed every morning, and way more than his share of the housework. grin

Fragglewump Wed 17-Apr-13 18:29:20

Rubs my hair/feet when we snuggle on the sofa. Pours me wine and a bath when he can see I'm stressy and sends me lovely texts during the day.

iklboo Wed 17-Apr-13 19:31:18

If he's feeling especially romantic he'll cock his arse away from me when he farts.

Seriously, he listens to me rant when I've had a bad day, makes me a brew when I come in, buys me little treats to cheer me up and makes me laugh.

Marking my place to show dp later wink

Fairenuff Wed 17-Apr-13 20:36:37

Regularly cooks family meals, regularly cleans, brings me tea and toast in bed, talks nicely to the cat, fills my car up with petrol and puts air in the tyres, does the supermarket shop, gets up early with the children or stays up late to wait for dd to come home, doesn't tell me what to do, tells me he loves me, lots of cuddles, dances with me, asks me for help, thanks me, picks me up from nights out with friends, laughs at my jokes, goes on a diet with me, lets me have the remote control, asks my opinions, listens to me...

I could go on grin

God, he's lovely

< sigh >

wordfactory Wed 17-Apr-13 20:53:35

My DH is not a romantic gesture kinda guy.
Maybe he'll bring me a cold glass of champagne when I'm in the bath, but no hearts and flowers.

That said he has given me rock solid support from the day I met him. Whatever decision I make (and I've made some huge ones) he has stood by me no matter what.

To be honest, I've barely had a day's worry since I met him.

cheesesarnie Wed 17-Apr-13 22:00:44

these are all lovely!

what are we doing back though?

He has RA so I clear ice off his car, make him a coffee to go, and warm up his car whilst sorting out some choons on his iPod. He walks DS round the corner to nursery while I do all that.

Hassled Wed 17-Apr-13 22:12:42

He's bought me tickets to see the musician of my dreams for my birthday. He doesn't know I know, but the tickets arrived with the venue clearly marked on the envelope, so I know.

cheesesarnie Wed 17-Apr-13 22:13:18

aww! who out of interest?

Hassled Wed 17-Apr-13 22:17:44

Elvis Costello. The Mighty One True Elvis grin.

cheesesarnie Wed 17-Apr-13 22:22:38

he used to live where i live! he played the village halls!

cheesesarnie Wed 17-Apr-13 22:22:53

have fun btw!

Hassled Wed 17-Apr-13 22:28:47

He played the village halls shock? I first saw him circa 1979 aged 13 - but haven't for years. Can't wait. I'm just going to have to practice my surprised face when I'm presented with the tickers.

cheesesarnie Wed 17-Apr-13 22:34:18

yep! north cornwall!

just fall over, makes making faces easier if it's on the floor.

Cherriesarelovely Wed 17-Apr-13 23:18:38

WOw, lucky you Hassled, I love Elvis too. Oddly enough was thinking about him today. His heart rending version of My Funny Valentine!

CutMyFringe Wed 17-Apr-13 23:24:19

Jealous of all you lot, frankly (!)Nice to hear this sort of thing exists though.

EleanorFarjeon Wed 17-Apr-13 23:34:20

We got back from our holiday on Monday.

Today dh came home with a mahoosive bunch of flowers because it occurred to him that I had packed for him! (Only because I was home & he worked up to last minute!)

mumnosbest Wed 17-Apr-13 23:43:44

shock that i can actually add to one of these threads for once! Dh walked up to meet me at school after i'd done tbe morning drop off. It was raining so he brought a brolly so i wouldn't get wet on the way home.

ILoveKermit Thu 18-Apr-13 13:03:20

after he has had a shower, he writes on the mirror little messages he knows I'll see after he's gone to work, makes me smile every time smile

ladyjadie Thu 18-Apr-13 15:43:27

He took a half day off work to surprise look after me when I was feeling ill and anxious. And he bought me a cheese straw and chilli Doritos (my favourite junk snack)

He does the dishwasher (my worst chore)

He drums for hours when I want to play Rockband and puts up with my singing

He brings me toast when I'm drunk grin

He knows my favourite clothing label and surprises me with something from there occasionally.

He never condescends or criticises or patronises me. He notices what I'm all about. He sees us as a team. I never have to feel like a nag.

After three abusive relationships it is like a revelation!!
To think I was in bits at the thought of not being with those idiots is crazy now. It's like growing up in winter and experiencing spring for the first time.

Well you asked for vomit-inducing!!

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