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Showing You Care

Updated on November 4, 2018
I love you
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We all need to know someone cares.

It's one of those little facts of life, we all need to know that someone cares. We need to know that we matter to someone. We are all social beings who need the warmth and comfort of those who care.

So how do we know someone cares about us and how do we show them we care? It's really not that hard. It doesn't have to cost much either. As a matter of fact, many ways for show you care cost you nothing but a little bit of time.

Someone who cares will genuinely want to know how you are, how your day went. Someone who cares will care about what you have to say. Someone who care will listen, really listen.

I am one of the lucky ones. I have a husband that is well versed in showing he cares in little ways. A smile as he walks by, holding my hand when we walk, a little kiss here and there, an "I love you" whenever. He doesn't hesitate to fix dinner when I am running late, or throw in a load of laundry. Do I fell loved? You bet I do!

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Showing Your Husband You Care

I love you honey

As I said before everyone needs to be shown that somebody cares. As secure as your relationship is with your husband is, he still needs to be shown every now and then that you love him.

There are many, many ways to show your other half your love. My husband loves to be pampered so for him breakfast in bed occasionally is an appreciated luxury. I'm not saying that you need to serve him breakfast in bed every day like he's royalty but once in a great while will really score you points.

1. Tell him you love him.

2. Make him breakfast in bed.

3. Write him a little love note.

4. Plan a date night.

5. Give him a massage.

6, Flirt with him.

7. Ask for his advice.

8. Hold his hand.

9. Buy him a gift, a little something he's been wanting.

10. Give him your undivided attention.

11. Make him his favorite meal.

12. Wear his favorite outfit.

13. Give him a genuine compliment.

14. Dance in the kitchen while singing to him.

15. Let him know you appreciate him.

16. Let him have some guy time.

17. Give him a little kiss as you go past him.

18. Pick up a little treat for him when you are at the store.

19. Hold his hand.

20. Call him just to say Hi.

21. Take an interest in his hobbies.

22. Laugh with him.

23. Write a poem.

24. Make a card for him.

25. Leave little love notes around the house for him to find.

26. Don't nag.

27. Support him in his goals and dreams.

28. Listen to him, really listen to him.

29. Trust him/

30. Plan a romantic dinner for the two of you.

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Showing Your Wife You Care

I love you a bushel and a peck

Remember that song? It's one of those that was popular a long time ago. It's fun and goofy but it gets the idea across.

Every woman needs to be pampered every now and then. It can be as simple as coming home with an inexpensive little bouquet of flowers or even a candy bar that you know she likes. Take a moment in the morning to make the bed, put your clothes in the hamper, take your shoes out of the middle of the floor. Give her a hug and a kiss - we love that.

1. Buy her flowers.

2. Make dinner.

3. Serve her breakfast in bed.

4. Tell her you love her.

5. Make the bed.

6. Buy her a romantic card.

7. Hold her hand.

8. Cuddle with her while you watch a movie of her choice.

9. Take the children out to give her some alone time.

10. Give her a foot massage.

11. Tell her how beautiful she is.

12. Compliment her.

13. Take her out to dinner.

14. Tell her how much you appreciate her.

15. Do the dishes.

16. Listen to her, really listen.

17. Sing her praises to anyone who will listen.

18. Turn off the TV and talk to her.

19. Ask her advice.

20. Be patient.

21. Take a walk, just the two of you.

22. Set up a regular date night.

23. Write her a love note.

24. Sing her a song.

25. Kiss her, often.

26. Buy her candy.

27. Finish a home improvement project.

28. Admit it when you are wrong.

29. Be honest.

30. Be silly and laugh with her.

© 2013 Susan Hazelton

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    • hazeltos profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Summerfield, Florida

      @mel-kav: Thanks so much mel-kav. I loved writing it.

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      7 years ago

      You did so much better than an "OK" job - you have created a wonderful and beautiful lens. I absolutely loved reading it. I loved all of the ideas.

    • hazeltos profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Summerfield, Florida

      @Linda BookLady: Linda, family is the most important thing we will ever have. Thanks for the lovely comment.

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      Linda Jo Martin 

      7 years ago from Post Falls, Idaho, USA

      Very thoughtful... I love the focus of this page... showing others you care. It means everything.

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      7 years ago

      Thank you,it's so important no to take our loved one for granted. I love your quotes. So often it's hard to find the right words and sound sincere and not too gushing. It's quite an art to find the perfect phrase to fill a card.

    • katiecolette profile image


      7 years ago

      Great ideas for showing you care - you covered the topic so well! Bookmarking this page.

    • hazeltos profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Summerfield, Florida

      CottageRoseCreations, thank you for the kind words.

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      7 years ago

      Wonderful Lens! Lots of beautiful ideas here!

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      7 years ago

      Very good message and lots of practical advice-

    • hazeltos profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Summerfield, Florida

      @takkhisa: Thanks takkhis. I appreciate your wonderful comment.

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      7 years ago

      It is the best lens I read today so far! Thanks for sharing all these tips :)

    • SavioC profile image


      7 years ago

      Hi. You did a fab job ! It's these things that make life worth living and never the material things. Showing love, affection & genuine caring. God Bless for sharing this beautiful lens with us.

    • hazeltos profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Summerfield, Florida

      @anonymous: Thank you AilynK. I appreciate your comment.

    • hazeltos profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Summerfield, Florida

      @SusanDeppner: Thanks Susan. I don't compliment my husband enough either. He's a terrific man and he deserves to hear that more often.

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      7 years ago

      good ideas

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      Susan Deppner 

      7 years ago from Arkansas USA

      What an important page! About husbands, I like "Give him a genuine compliment." I know I don't do that often enough, and a compliment really does go a long way. You've lifted my spirits with this page today - thank you!

    • hazeltos profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Summerfield, Florida

      @semas: Thank you sema. I appreciate your comment.

    • semas profile image


      7 years ago

      You have showed you care by crafting this lens so beautifully!


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