48 Cute & Romantic Things to Do with Your Girlfriend She’ll Love

Are you on the hunt for cute things to do with your girlfriend to make her feel special and loved? We’ve got you covered.

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When you’re in love, there just aren’t enough fun or romantic things to do with each other, and for each other, don’t you think? This leads you to search for the sweetest romantic things to do with your girlfriend.

Thankfully, there are tons of things you just haven’t thought of yet. There are so many ways to display your love.

If you’re always eager to please your girlfriend, she’s a lucky lady. And what’s even better than making her smile? Smiling together, of course.

And whether you’re still wildly infatuated by your girl or deeply in love with her, the easiest way to let her know you care is by displaying your affection through activities.

If you’ve been in a relationship for a while now, it is easy to fall into a routine. You may do things together, but it just isn’t the same as making time to really do things with your girlfriend.

It is completely normal and understandable that you have gotten used to being together, but why not take the time to really do some sweet and fun things with your girlfriend?

[Read: How to be a way more romantic guy without being cheesy]

Why do sweet and cute things even matter in a relationship?

As any relationship evolves, the guy generally stops trying too hard to please his girlfriend *now that he’s wooed her and won her over*. And this is when insecurities and confusions in love start to come out in the open.

But if you truly love your girlfriend and want to make her feel loved and secure in the relationship, don’t stop indulging in romantic gestures. Even if you’re comfortable or living together, putting in that effort makes all the difference.

Grand gestures are not the only ways to prove your love for her. Spending time doing things with your girlfriend can make just as much of an impact as a fancy gift or gesture.

A little more love and fun can make both your lives a lot happier and meaningful. After all, the happiest of relationships are the ones filled with romantic and playful gestures. [Read: How to be a good boyfriend – 33 traits that’ll make you the best ever!]

The cutest and sweetest things to do with your girlfriend

The sweetest things you can do for your girlfriend are the smallest and effortless ones. It’s the gestures you display when she least expects it. Use any of these sweet things to do with your girlfriend, and your relationship will become a lot happier, playful and spontaneous in no time!

[Read: 25 romantic gestures you can use every day to bring a smile on her face]

1. Give her a massage

Most guys completely underestimate just how relaxing a massage is to a girl. Just place your palms on her shoulders, and her face will light up with a thankful smile! [Read: The things every guy needs to know to give a perfectly sensual massage]

2. Be spontaneous

If both of you are just relaxing at home, plan something spontaneous and take her out for ice cream or coffee. It doesn’t have to be anything extravagant. Just let the night take you there.

3. Help her with her chores

If you’re lazing around the house, and your girlfriend’s busy slaving on her chores, get your butt off the couch and offer to help her. Take the clothes out of the dryer or do some dishes. Little things like this really make her appreciate you.

4. Motivate her

Motivation always works twice as well if both of you do things together. If your girlfriend’s struggling to keep herself motivated to do something, join her and work towards the goal together.

One of the sweetest and best things to do with your girlfriend is to inspire each other. Offer a pep talk or remind her how capable and powerful she is. Don’t let her get down on herself. [Read: 25 tips to motivate yourself to work out and look better]

5. Buy a little something

Now and then, stop on your way to meet her and pick up a small something, be it flowers, something to eat, or even a silly something. It’s a very cute thing to do for your girlfriend to make her feel more loved with almost no effort at all.

6. Have a little holiday

Plan a secret romantic vacation or a weekend getaway to a place she loves or has always wanted to visit. Whether it is a staycation an hour from home or you booked a flight to her dream country, making all the plans for her will light her up. And it’ll be a beautiful surprise as well!

7. Remember her dates

Keep the special dates in mind and make each one memorable, even if it’s just with flowers or a sweet gesture. [Read: 8 relationship dates men should never ever forget]

8. Take her out

Ask your girlfriend to get dressed up and surprise her with a fancy dinner. Tell her you have something planned and really make it count. Girls love to get dressed up, and when you make all the plans, she just gets to relax and be surprised! [Read: 50 awesome date ideas to wow your girlfriend every time!]

9. Do silly things together

The more playful you are, the happier your relationship will be. Fool around with your girlfriend by teasing her or whispering in her ear while nibbling it. Play games together, watch an entire season of a show, or make a funny home video together while miming a rock song!

10. Make time for her

If you haven’t spent enough time with her recently, cancel a couple of appointments or a few hours of male bonding time with your friends and instead find things to do with your girlfriend. Remind her that no matter how busy you get, she is always a very big priority.

11. Serenade her

As cliché and corny as it sounds, it’s really romantic thing to do with your girlfriend. And it can be hilarious too, especially if you aren’t a good singer.

Play the song ‘My girl’ by The Temptations in the background and sway around as you mouth the lyrics to her. She’s going to love it! [Read: 22 foolproof relationship advice all men need to know]

12. Complete her bucket list

Sit down with her and ask her about the things she wants to do this month, year, or in her lifetime. And once she shares her thoughts, help her strike a few of her things to do from that list. [Read: The perfect couples bucket list and 20 things you should do together]

13. Get a pet

If you are ready for this step in your relationship, one of the best things to do with your girlfriend to really bond is to raise a pet together. Don’t just randomly surprise her with a small animal, but talk about it. Let her know you want to take this step together. [Read: 9 signs you’re ready to get a pet together]

14. A spa treat

Gift your girlfriend with a spa gift card or a day pass at the spa. Don’t just drop her off and head home for video games. Enjoy this day of relaxation with her. Get a couples’ massage, facials, or just enjoy the steam room together.

15. The last chip

Everyone wants the last potato chip, even if they’re nice enough to decline it. When both of you are eating something together, always offer the last bite to your girlfriend.

It’s a small gesture, but it’s a sacrifice that’s going to make your girlfriend fall more in love with you. [Read: What is chivalry? The Knights code and modern things to follow]

16. Paint a portrait

You don’t have to be an artist. In fact, if you have zero artistic ability, this can be a wonderfully hilarious thing to do with your girlfriend. If both of you are spending time together one afternoon, take a piece of paper and sketch a picture of her. Even if it’s a funny caricature, it’s something that’ll remind her of the good times even years later.

17. Cuddle her

Cuddle her and caress her without trying to use the excuse as foreplay. Cuddling is something to do with your girlfriend you shouldn’t even have to think about. it should just come naturally. You and your girlfriend will release feel-good chemicals that’ll make you both feel wonderful. [Read: How to cuddle someone – A guide to snuggle up and feel the love]

18. Keep the little things in mind

Keep the little things in mind and be a gentleman. Never overlook the little things, like carrying the grocery bags for her, or holding hands while walking down a street, or crossing it. Give her the better seat or let her have the better view wherever you are, at a restaurant or on a flight. [Read: 25 smart ways to keep your girlfriend happy all the time!]

19. Surprise her

If she’s out and you have some time in your hands, surprise her by doing something for her that she was supposed to do when she gets back. It could be something as simple as washing the dishes or even preparing dinner for her.

After all, it’s always the little things that have the biggest impact in love.

20. Create memories with her

When you’re at a party together or doing something for the first time together, remember to snap some photos. No one ever has enough photos together. Once you’ve made a collection, have them printed and make a scrapbook together.

Creating something that reminds her of all your good times together is a very cute and sweet thing to do with your girlfriend and is something you’ll treasure forever. [Read: 25 really romantic ideas to make your girlfriend melt!]

21. Be there for her

Let her see that you’re always there for her and are willing to be the shoulder for her to lean on. Stand by her during her rough times and give her your complete support. This should go without saying when you’re in a relationship but can be forgotten easily.

22. Write a love note

You may think this is corny, but it’s still something that’ll make your girlfriend beam with happiness. Handwrite a sweet message to her out of the blue. It can be romantic, funny, or even a horny pun. But putting your feelings down on paper for your girlfriend is a lost art. [Read: 50 adorable things to say to your girlfriend]

23. Say I love you

Look into her eyes and tell her that you love her. We don’t say this often enough in relationships. Just telling your girlfriend how you feel means more than you think. You might assume she knows but saying it is extra special.

24. Be thoughtful

Thoughtfulness is a trait that all girls love in a guy, but it’s still something no one talks about. If she’s running late for something, help her arrange her stuff, or if her iPad’s battery is about to run out, charge it for her. Prepare her coffee for her when you know she has a busy day ahead.

25. Protect her

One of the best things you can do with your girlfriend is making her feel safe. Make her feel protected and cared for, and she’ll love you more for it.

Walk her to her car or her doorstep after a date. Call her to make sure she’s reached her place. Let her know that you’re concerned for her and that she’s always on your mind. [Read: The most important prince charming traits all girls want in their boyfriend]

26. Do things without getting anything in return

You love staring at her while she sleeps, so why not make her feel more comfortable too? Tuck her in bed and arrange the pillows for her to make it comfortable. These are things she may not even notice, but you aren’t doing it for the credit. You are doing it just because.

27. Make out like teenagers

Makeout like you’re horny teenagers, but it doesn’t have to go any further. Sometimes the makeout session is even hotter than full-on sex. One of the best things you can do with your girlfriend is kiss her, and without thinking of dropping your pants.

28. Be a gentleman

Put your girlfriend’s needs before yours when she’s with you. It’s what a gentleman would do, be it about picking the restaurant or choosing a movie to watch that night. [Read: How to be a real man the way he really should be]

29. Give her space

If you know she’s sleeping or working hard on something, don’t disturb her by getting excited or noisy just because you’re bored and looking for attention.

Yes, she adores spending time with you, but she needs her space just like you do. Sometimes the best thing you can do with your girlfriend is not be with her, just for a little while.

30. Give up bad habits together

If your girlfriend is trying to give up a bad habit, be it smoking or excessive shopping, give her the emotional support she needs. If she wants to drink less, don’t take her to a bar or drink in front of her. Work together as a team to accomplish your goals.

31. Talk about her dreams

All of us have big dreams, but very few of us have the drive and the determination to follow them. Talk about her dreams and discuss ways by which she can achieve them. Help her work on deadlines and create a list of things to do, and before she realizes it herself, you would have helped her do more than just dream. You could help her make the dream a reality. [Read: The best inspirational movies for when your motivation lags]

32. Be her handyman

Yes, not all guys are great at fixing things, but do what you can. If there are a few things you’re good at doing, like fixing her car or speeding up her laptop, do it for her. Be the guy she can always depend on to fix anything in her life because you’re so awesome!

33. Listen to her

Sometimes, just listen to her without trying to offer advice all the time. Let her vent. If she’s had a bad day and wants to bitch about things that annoy her, just lend her your ear and your sympathetic voice. Sometimes, listening is the best thing you can do with your girlfriend.

34. Remember the important days

Birthdays and anniversaries are important, no doubt. But in all of our lives, there are days when we’re aspiring for something bigger, be it a job interview, a new project, or a new achievement.

If your girlfriend is focused on an important day, help her by being there for her, supporting her, and offering your help around the house so she can focus all her attention on the task. [Read: How to treat a woman right – 21 things every good guy must do in a relationship]

35. Don’t forget her

If you’re going out for dinner and drinks with your friends and your girlfriend’s eating alone at home, order a takeaway for your girlfriend or make sure you bring something back for her.

It’s a very sweet gesture, especially if your girlfriend’s feeling too bored to cook for herself *you can always take a few desserts home if she’s already had dinner*.

36. Pillow talk

There’s nothing more satisfying than lying in each other’s arms and talking about the good things and the good times. Pillow talk is one of the most important ingredients in a happy romance, and it’s something that’ll bring both of you a lot closer too! [Read: 8 pillows talk conversations to make your girlfriend feel closer to you]

37. Exercise

Whether you are super into the gym or just like taking some nice strolls in the park, exercising is a great thing to do with your girlfriend. It will put you both in a better mood, keep you moving, and can be romantic as well.

38. Put your phones down

One of the best things you can do with your girlfriend that most people don’t even consider is put your phones down.

Keep them in another room and spend quality time together. Maybe you are playing a board game or just talking about your days. But, taking away the constant scrolling and access to texting, news, and more is how you really connect. [Read: How to show off your girlfriend on social media in a way she’ll really love]

39. Go to an amusement park

Act like kids again. Just because you’re in an adult relationship doesn’t mean you need to act like adults all the time. One of the things to do with your girlfiend to make her smile nonstop smile is going to an amusement park or arcade. Relive your childhood years and just have fun.

40. Do a craft

This may seem silly, but doing something like making pinecone bird feeders together can really help you connect. Working with your hands and seeing the result can be really cathartic as well.

41. Work on a project

Be a team and reignite that spark you have. Work on fixing up your bathroom or ripping up old carpets. Get dirty together. Remind yourself of what a good team you make.

Try to pick a project that would take at least a few sittings or even a month to complete. It’ll give you both something to work together during the weekends, and keep the excitement alive in the relationship as well.

42. Take a class

Learn something new together. One of the most bonding things to do with your girlfriend is learn something new together. You can help each other along the way and really lean on one another.

43. Spend time with her family

Something so many boyfriends overlook is how important her family is to her. One of the best things to do with your girlfriend to really make her feel seen and heard is make time to spend with her family.

Don’t look at this as a time you need to deal with or put up with. She loves these people probably as much as she loves you, so give them the respect you give her. [Read: Are you the type of guy she can bring home to mom?]

44. Volunteer

Help each other be better people and do something together for the community. Go volunteer at an animal shelter or soup kitchen. One of the best things to do with your girlfriend is reminding each other how good you have it and become better people by helping others.

45. Kiss her in mid-sentence

If your girlfriend and you are having a casual conversation and relaxing on the couch, and you can’t think of anything but how cute she looks, don’t hold back. Just kiss her. You’ll love it, and she’ll think you’re really sweet too.

46. Compromise

This is a big one. We waste too much time in our relationships arguing. When it isn’t something important, let it pass and compromise. [Read: How to compromise in a relationship and not feel like you lost out]

47. Let her know you think of her

You could be out with your own friends or staying back at work. And that’s totally fine. But occasionally, send her a text telling her you’re thinking of her. It takes you a few seconds do to this, but this sweet thing to do will leave her smiling and feeling warm about the happy relationship she has with you.

48. Compliment her

This could be the superficial kind *she looks sexy!* or the deep kind *I can’t imagine my life without you*. But make sure you remind her just how much she means to you, and do it often. Compliments may anyone feel appreciated, so if you feel it, why not say it?

[Read: The best compliments for girls and genuine lines she’ll love to hear]

You don’t always need to splurge on your girlfriend to make her feel loved. Sometimes, all you need are a few cute and romantic things with your girlfriend to make her remarkably happy. And feel like the luckiest girlfriend too!

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Preeti Tewari Serai
Preeti Serai
Preeti, the founder of LovePanky, is an eternal optimist and believer in the beauty of love and life. With an exhaustive experience in love, relationships, and ...