How to make your wife feel special? Husbands who want to make their wives feel loved and appreciated keep looking for small and big ways to make them feel special.
They say that a happy wife makes a happy life. Though it is the 21st Century with more wives going out and working and husbands helping out with the house work, it can still be said that wives play a major part in making your home feel like one.
How To Make Your Wife Feel Loved And Appreciated?
After marriage, the spark between a husband and wife slowly begins to diminish and things go back to being routine again. You both start adjusting into your new roles and after some time, these roles feel normal.
All that your wife does for you on a daily basis doesn’t seem to be a big deal. You start to take your wife for granted and don’t appreciate her enough for the little things that she does for you.
But there are small things you can keep doing to make your wife feel loved and appreciated. A massage for her tired back or make her a morning cuppa and make your wife feel cared for. It doesn’t take a lot to make a woman feel loved and secure.
She believes in doing the small things for you every single day to make your life easy. You also need to do the small things to make her feel cared for.
30 Ways To Make Your Wife Feel Special
Play your entire day in your head and remember all the different roles she plays for you. Shocking, right? She is a multi-tasking genius and you have to applaud her for that.
It is important to make a woman feel loved and secure and give her the assurance that her efforts are being acknowledged. Take some time and make some efforts to make your wife happy. Make your wife feel cared for. Here are 30 ways to make your wife feel loved and appreciated.
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1. Stick short notes
Stick short notes with cute messages on the mirror. It will make her day when she gets up in the morning to brush her teeth. It’s a small gesture but she will look forward to these notes everyday. This is a great communication hack in a marriage.
2. The three magical words
These words are used less frequently after marriage. Make it a point to say “I Love You” after you say bye to her. Say “I Love You” as many times as you can. It may sound cliché but she will love it.
3. Call her from work
Tell her how much you miss her and can’t wait to get back to home and see her. It will instantly make her feel special. You can have a call routine too. Maybe a quick 5 minutes chat just before lunch hour. This is great to keep the communication going.
4. Ask her how her day was
This is a small gesture but means a lot to wives. They feel happy that their husband shows interest in their day. Easiest way to make a wife feel special. Your wife could be a career woman or a homemaker but her battle through the day has been as tough as yours. If you understand that your wife feels loved and appreciated.
5. Say “Thank You”
To make your wife feel special, acknowledge the efforts she puts in the house and family. For the things that she does for you and the family. This shows how much you acknowledge her gestures.
A simple “Thank you” when she irons your shirt or just gets you a glass of water when you are too tired to get up from the couch, goes a long way to show her you care.
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6. Ask her if you can help her out
While she’s doing her chores ask her if she needs help. Even if she says no, go ahead and help her. She might not say it, but deep inside she will feel happy.
7. Wish her “Good Morning” in bed
Also say “I Love You” to her with a smile. Tell her how much she means to you. It will make her day. You can take it a step ahead and make her breakfast in bed as you wish her good morning on a Sunday. This is a wonderful way to make your wife feel special.
8. Wrap your arms around her
While she is getting ready for work or cooking in the kitchen, wrap your arms around her waist and give her a back hug. This is a very sensuous thing to do that she would love and will feel cared for.
9. Write her a small love letter
Tell her how much she means to you. Jot down all the things that you like about her and maybe add a memory or a moment and make the letter special.
People are forgetting the art of writing letters. Nothing like wring in long hand on an ornate paper and you can even post it. She would receive it when you are at work. Good idea?
10. Compliment often
After marriage husbands tend to compliment their wives less which makes them conscious about their looks. Compliment her often and notice changes in her looks and hairstyles.
Appreciate her when she dresses up and don’t body shame her for that extra weight she has put on. Tell her you love her just the way she, she would love you to the moon and back.
11. Give her a massage
After she has had a long and tiring day give her a massage. This will help her relax and she will feel lucky to have someone who thinks about her comfort.
You can take her to the bathtub use aroma candles and bath salts and make it a sensuous massage followed by some great sex. There is no better way to make your wife feel special
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12. Cook a meal
Surprise her by cooking a meal for her. Wives hardly get a break from cooking. They might be homemakers or professionals but cook they must. They will love you more if you can give them a break from cooking and toss up something yourself.
In fact, cooking together could be a great recipe to make her feel loved and appreciated.
13. Gift her a spa package
She deserves to be pampered. And she likes nothing better than a spa to relax her tired shoulders and feet. Women absolutely love a spa day out and if you realise that then be ready to get pampered at home by her too. Because she would come back totally grateful.
14. Respect her parents
Her parents are precious to her, and by respecting them you win bonus points. Her parents might have disapproved of you at one time, all girl’s parents actually do, but that doesn’t mean you will not take them out for dinner.
Their daughter is now yours, don’t keep holding on to the grudge.
15. Tuck her into your arms
When she is sitting alone, tuck her into your arms and rub her side lightly. This is a great way to show your wife she is loved and appreciated. It’s a loving gesture to show deep affection.
16. Dinner dates
Girlfriends are special because men spulrge on them. To make your wife feel special as well, take her out on dinner dates, preferably to her favourite restaurant.
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17. Shower her with kisses
Cuddle her in bed in the morning. Press your body against hers and give her light kisses. This will make her feel so loved nd secure. No matter how long you are married but if you do something like this you will get back to the honeymoon phase.
18. Help her out with the kids
Make them do their homework so that your wife doesn’t stress about it. Sharing kids duties shows the involvement you have with your family.
Your wife feels very cared for when she sees you love the kids and want to share their responsibilities with her.
19. Appreciate her
Tell her how much you appreciate her and how well she looks after the kids. You don’t have to make her sit for an “appreciation session.” Just saying, “Gosh! how do you mange to do so much?” Or “Let me put the kids to bed tonight you must catch up on your reading,” will say it all.
20. Do groceries together
Go with her to buy groceries. Help her carry the bags home. If you see that she is very tired, do some of her chores for her. She will feel happy to have such a caring husband.
Make her feel loved and appreciated with every opportunity you get and you will have a happy woman at home.
21. Pick her up from work
Surprise her by picking her up from office. You may go for a long drive before going home. If you want to make your wife feel special drop in at her favourite cafe and order her fav pizza.
See her chomp away happily after that.
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22. Order food for her
Order her favourite pastry or ice cream once in a while. She will realize how much you take care of the little things. You could just tell her to skip cooking dinner and you would order food and serve it too. She just needs to put up her feet and Netflix.
23. Take care of her more when she is menstruating
Tell her to rest in bed while you take care of things. Rub her stomach and make her feel relaxed. This is the time she has severe mood swings if you want to make her feel cared for just understand her PMS is making her go haywire.
Have patience and put up with her cloudy mood, when it passes she will love you all the more.
24. Feed her in bed
Want to make your wife feel special? How about a waffles in bed kind of a weekend? She deserves to sleep for a few extra hours on holidays. After all, she needs a break too.
But once you have fed her with your hands, if she gets into the mood for something else don’t blame us.
25. Tell your kids she is a Superwoman
Make your kids realize that their mother is a Superwoman and tell them to thank her for being one. Never tell her off in front of the kids or avoid an argument if it’s about to happen in front of them.
Give her the respect she deserves as your wife and their mother. She would respect you back equally.
26. Hold her hand
Hold her hand when you both are going for those evening walks. Also, hold her hand when you go for social gatherings. It will make her feel that it’s just like old times.
This touch of your fingers reaching out for her fingers makes her feel secure in love.
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27. Avoid criticizing her
Instead, appreciate her for the things she does. Criticism is the most horrible thing you could do to a person. If you have a different opinion express it but don’t ever criticize her. You will end up hurting her that you would not want to do.
28. Text her naughty messages
No matter how busy you are, make it a point to keep a check on her during the day. It could be something as mundane as asking her if she had lunch or just text her a naughty message about a plan you have for the night. Dropping in that text means she is on your mind.
29. Keep her needs in mind
Ask her if she is craving to eat anything or wants anything when you return from office. This will make her feel that you keep in mind her needs.
If she told you about the dress she saw at the shop window you could also surprise her by buying that. She isn’t looking for expensive gifts but once in a while she loves a surprise. It’s definitely a great way to make your wife feel special.
30. Respect her opinions and decisions
Support her in whatever decision she makes and include her in your personal decisions as well. You should put your heads together when you need to take decisions about the shared expenses or about the kids, the mortgage or ailing parents.
Making your wife feel special doesn’t require a grand gesture or something that makes a hole in your pocket. You can make your wife special by the little things that make a big impact. Buying expensive gifts is a great thing but imagine writing a love letter about how much she means to you.
Which one do you think will win? It’s the little things that matter. Now that you got the key to make your wife feel special, what are you waiting for? Go on and take care of her emotional needs and be her support system, like she is yours.