As Valentine’s Day approaches, many people are looking for ways to spread their love to the people closest to them. Studies show that performing random acts of kindness can increase gratitude and feelings of worth for both the giver and recipient but this isn’t limited to strangers. Doing so at home for either your partner or platonic friend who’s a roommate will help strengthen the bond you each share.
However, because people are often around their roommates on a daily basis, it’s common for people to get stuck in their routines and stop showing their appreciation and love. Additionally, increased time at home during the pandemic has caused more feelings of stress from roommates. To help, we’ve compiled cute date night ideas at home, including COVID date nights and simple date nights, as well as roommate gift ideas so you can spread love to the one you’re living with.
Cute Date Night Ideas at Home
Surprise your roommate with a cute date night at home. This can help ease the stress from the day and limit potential COVID-19 exposure from going out. These ideas can be simple or extravagant, and romantic or friendly.
Roommate Gift Ideas
Another way to increase the love and affection between you and your roommate is by surprising them with a gift! Maybe they have a favorite food, or there’s something you both want to spruce up the living space but haven’t taken the time to buy. The random act of kindness of gift giving is simple but effective in showing that you care.
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s important to share the feelings of love with everyone who matters. Go the extra mile to be kind to your roommate with a number of roommate gift ideas, or through a cute date night idea at home.