Everyone likes to be recognized for the effort that they put into their relationship. Show him/her that you appreciate what he or she does for you, even the simplest things.
Notice and recognize it all. Whenever you appreciate something out loud, you tend to get more of it. And even if you don’t, you still get to make him or her feel loved. Whether he took out the garbage, replaced the light bulb, or did the dishes is irrelevant, what matters is that you recognize him for his acts of service every now and then.
“You’re so good to me.” “Thank you so much for cooking for me, love. I really appreciate it. And this is delicious!” “You can fix anything, can’t you?” “I love how gentle you are with me.” “Thank you for listening to me. I really appreciate you letting me vent.” “I noticed that you did (this) for me. Thank you for being so thoughtful. I really appreciate it. You’re very sweet with me and I love it.” “I loved seeing you playing with (mutual friend’s) kids earlier today. Your playful side is so sexy. I love that you can cut loose and have fun sometimes….