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40 Secrets on How to Make Your Boyfriend Happy & Lucky to Date You

Want to know how to make your boyfriend happy every day in small ways that can help him see how wonderful you are? Use these ways to do just that.

How to Make Your Boyfriend Happy

Looking for ways to make your boyfriend happy?

Well, that’s a really sweet gesture. After all, one of the most important aspects of a relationship is the ability for both partners to look for new ways to keep each other happy all the time.

Wanting to make your boyfriend happy is very sweet of you. And you’ll know just how to do that right here. But always remember the one thing that makes love so special. It’s mutual. And it should never be one sided.

A word of caution

While these tips really do work wonders for your relationship, don’t ever go out of your way to make your guy happy, unless he’s doing the same for you. Ignoring this is a recipe for disaster!

You should never, ever, ever be extra nice and giving to someone who only takes. That’s how takers thrive, and make givers lose faith in the idea of a healthy relationship. It’s great that you’re looking for ways to make your boyfriend happy. But we really do hope he’s doing the same for you.

Check out these things a guy should be doing to make his girlfriend happy. By all means, reciprocate and spread the love. But never put up with a shitty partner assuming your love will fix him, or help him change for the better. It doesn’t work that way. People change, but only for themselves.

Leaving this word of caution behind, and jumping to positive things, let’s check out the best ways you can use to make your boyfriend happy. These work, and as you try even a few of them, your boyfriend will start to feel like the luckiest guy alive in no time!

[Read: How to keep a guy interested and hooked in 30 super hot ways]

How to make your boyfriend happy every day

If you want to know how to make your boyfriend happy everyday in little ways that can help him realize how special and wonderful you are, use these tried and tested ways to make your man happy and lucky, all at once!

1. What first attracted him to you?

Enhance that. If it’s your hair, your smile or your perfect body, look for ways to let him see more of it so he remembers just how awesome you are.

2. Help him with his life

Guys behave manly, but sometimes, they’re all a mess in their personal lives. Motivate him and help him achieve his goals by talking about his dreams.

3. Indulge in romantic gestures

There’s nothing that can feel more special than a sweet gesture out of the blue. [Read: 25 sweet romantic gestures for everyday life]

4. Don’t make him feel insecure

Guys hate feeling insecure. And instead of acknowledging it or accepting that they feel insecure, they’ll act cranky or start avoiding you. It’s a guy thing. Avoid making a guy feel insecure and he’ll love you more. [Read: How to deal with an insecure boyfriend without the frustration.

5. Don’t let him take you for granted

Insecurity and taking someone for granted are exact opposites. If he feels too secure, he’ll start to take you for granted. Avoid being too accommodating for him or he’ll get bored of you.

6. Ask for his help

Ask for his help at the right times. By asking for his help the right way, he’ll feel better about himself and appreciate you more. [Read: How to ask your man for help by being the perfect damsel]

7. Hug him tight for no reason

Guys melt like butter when it comes to sweet affectionate moments. He may not always initiate it, but if you run up to him and hug him tightly out of the blue, he’ll love the way you feel in his arms.

8. Indulge in PDA

Most guys don’t care about public display of affection. But they love it when their hot girlfriend clings to their arm or kisses them on the cheek in public. [Read: What is PDA in a relationship and how to use it to make your love life better]

9. Let him know about other guys you meet

You may meet a lot of guys now and then. But whenever it’s possible, let him know about the guys you meet. If he ever bumps into another guy with you, he’ll feel more confident and secure if he already knows about that guy.

10. Always give him first preference

Don’t ignore him when there are other guys around. This is one of the biggest things you need to remember if you want to keep your boyfriend happy. Make him feel like YOUR man and he’ll appreciate you more.

11. Let him know you trust him

Have faith in your boyfriend and let him know you trust him. When a man knows his woman trusts him, he gets more attached to her and takes more initiatives to keep her happy.

12. Be willing to experiment in bed

Guys love a girl who can be a freak in bed. But if you’re not ready for something, you really don’t have to bother with it. If he loves you, he’ll understand that you’re not ready. And there are so many things to try anyways! [Read: Top 50 kinky ideas that are worth trying at least once]

13. Tease your boyfriend

Don’t always give in too easily. You’ll be boring. Make him work for you and any bedroom favors from you. It’ll make him respect you more and take you seriously, which matters a lot in love.

14. Give him his space

If you want to make your boyfriend happy, learn to give him his space. Men need some time off everyday just to be by themselves. [Read: The right way to give space in a relationship]

15. Be his shoulder to lean on

Hold his chin up for him when he’s down. Instead of talking about his mistake, help him overcome it. Every one of us has bad days now and then. And on those days, your boyfriend would want nothing more than to sink his face into your arms, and feel the problems of his world melt away. Be there for him during those days, comfort him and let him know that you don’t see him as any less of a man for showing his vulnerabilities to you.

16. Don’t prolong a fight

Fights and arguments in relationships can tire both of you and leave both of you feeling hurt and miserable. Try to sort out any differences as soon as possible.

17. Look good for him

Guys are immediately attracted to a girl who looks great. Your boyfriend is no different. Dress well and look gorgeous when you’re with him and you’ll make his day. [Read: 18 easy tips to take you from boring girlfriend to hot seductress]

18. Wear flattering outfits in bed

If both of you share an intimate relationship with each other, learn to dress well and look like a goddess in bed. His awkward grin will never disappear! [Read: How to dress for bed and arouse your man all the time]

19. Get along with his friends and family

Girls spend a lot of time with their girlfriends, but guys share a deeper bond with their own friends. Try to get along with the friends he likes and make them like you back for the warm and friendly person you are.

20. Be a guy when you have to

As girly and feminine as your guy may want you to be, he would love a girl who can tie her hair up and behave like a guy when she has to. [Read: How to think like a man and impress your guy]

21. Compliment him

Guys love a compliment. Be genuine and tell him what you like about him physically, and mentally. He’ll always remember it. [Read: 25 unique compliments for guys they’ll never ever forget]

22. Make him feel special

Remember his important days and tasks, and remind him about it beforehand. Do something nice for him out of the blue like cooking him a fancy dinner, or buying a good looking tee shirt, for no reason at all.

23. Don’t put him down in front of others

Guys have huge egos, but they’re extremely fragile too. If you constantly put him down in front of others or insult him, the first thing he’ll do is run into the arms of another girl who treats him better.

24. Give a good blow

Okay, we’re not saying you need to be great at blowing him, and nothing else matters! If you’re not into giving head, screw it *literally!*. Guys like their girlfriends to be talented and bold in bed. You can be coy everywhere else, but in bed, show off your moves and let him know how dirty and naughty you can really be. [Read: How to give a great blow and 15 moves to make him blow in load in no time]

25. Learn to talk dirty

Yes, as awkward as this may be for a first timer, dirty talking helps. And how! It can keep your romantic life exciting for years to come, and make each naughty encounter unique and fresh.

Add a dose of dirty talking and your lovemaking skills will hook a guy so hard he wouldn’t want to be in bed with anyone else! [Read: The art of dirty talk + 60 dirty, sexy things to say to your boyfriend]

26. Be a fun girl

Have a cheerful approach to life and look for ways to have a laugh. Be spontaneous and cheerful around your boyfriend and it’ll definitely make your boyfriend happy.

27. Don’t let yourself go

This sounds mean and shallow, but we’re being honest here. Several studies have shown that people start gaining weight as soon as they get into a committed relationship. Don’t be one of those people. Take care of yourself and your health, and stay fit. Not just for himself, but for your own confidence and self-esteem too. Of course, this goes both ways, and if your boyfriend wants to stay attractive in your eyes, he should be doing the same for you too.

28. Don’t keep secrets

Especially secrets that could hurt the relationship or make him second guess your motives. Of course, you don’t have to tell him about the things shared in good faith between you and your girl friends. But if there’s something that could get in the way of your relationship, let him know.

29. Avoid codependency

Codependency is the worst! At the beginning, you may feel like soulmates and truly in love because you two are always attached at the hip. But very soon, this closeness can cause cracks to show up in your relationship and push both of you apart. [Read: How to spot codependent behavior early on and regain your self-identity]

30. Maintain boundaries

Healthy couples have healthy boundaries. Of course, you could share everything with each other, and spend all the time in each other’s arms too. But if you want to make your boyfriend happy, learn to maintain boundaries in love. Indulge your boyfriend to have his own hobbies, just like you have your own. And if there is something you know he doesn’t like, make sure you avoid doing that or invading his privacy. [Read: 15 healthy boundaries every couple needs to set in love]

31. Make long term plans together

Making long term plans together is a great way to help your boyfriend feel secure, and at the same time, feel motivated to work towards something bigger as a couple.

32. Help him achieve his life goals

Do you know your boyfriend’s long term goals? Does he have one? Discuss this with him, and support him and encourage him to achieve them. If you want to know how to make your boyfriend happy, learn to be his biggest cheerleader and his biggest critic too. He’ll respect you and your opinions if you can be honest and share your views with him.

33. Don’t use the silent treatment

Everyone hates this, guys, and girls, alike. It’s a form of emotional abuse if you give him the silent treatment when he hurts you. Instead, talk, and explain why you feel a certain way. He’ll respect you more for it. [Read: How to use silent treatment in a way that doesn’t hurt your guy emotionally]

34. Listen to him

You may think you’re doing this already, but are you? Does he feel heard in the relationship? Or are you scrolling through your social media feed as he talks about some trouble he’s having? When your boyfriend wants to talk to you, give him your undivided attention. It shows him that you’re listening, and most importantly, that you care.

35. Don’t lose your feminine spark

Your femininity is what makes you YOU, so don’t lose it. Jump with joy, laugh for the silliest things, sway your hips into an impromptu dance, and let him see how full of beauty and feminine energy you are. [Read: Girly things – 22 unintentional things you do that your man absolutely loves about you]

36. Guide him and correct him

Do you think he’s playing video games for way too long? Is he slipping into unhealthy habits? Wear the boss pants and let him know that he’s straying down the wrong path. This may annoy him, and he may feel like you’re being critical and bossy. But if you explain things to him in a way he understands, he’ll be grateful to have someone like you in his life.

37. Talk to him

I mean, really talk. Sit down during one of those lazy evenings, put your phone away, and just talk to him without any distractions. What does he like? What does he want? What are his dreams? Everything! Your man may behave like a closed shell at first, but as he opens up to you, he’ll feel closer and love you more. [Read: The 25 best relationship topics to talk about if you want to be happy in love]

38. Touch him

We’re all touch-starved these days, and as much as we don’t realize this, skin hunger is a real thing. Touch him often, run your hands on his chest and shoulders when you lie on his chest. Clasp his fingers when you’re sitting beside him. Touch him often, and he’ll feel grateful to have your love in his life. [Read: The 7 types of hugs that’ll make your boyfriend love you more]

39. Buy him small but meaningful gifts

This isn’t much, but it’s a gesture that all of us appreciate. If you want to make your boyfriend happy, buy him something that you know he needs, and he’ll love. Grocery shopping? Online shopping for clothes? There’s always something you can find that he’s appreciate.

40. Don’t compare him to other men

If you want to know how to make your boyfriend happy, this last tip here is the key you can never, ever ignore. Never, ever compare your man to another guy in bad light. Telling him his friend is a much better man than he is *in whatever small way* is akin to you cheating on him and breaking his heart! You may think you’re telling him something to make him a better guy. But he’ll see it as you telling him he’s not good enough for you, and the other guy is better. So no, just don’t do this. Ever!

So there you have it, all the best ways to make your boyfriend happy and feel like the luckiest guy ever. Start with a few of these tips today, and before you realize it, you’ll have a really happy boyfriend wrapped in your arms in no time!

Use these tips on how to make your boyfriend happy, and you’ll have him grinning from ear to ear every time he sees you. And the best part, it’ll also show him how wonderful and special you really are!

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Vinod Srinivas Serai
Vin Serai
Vin Serai is the founder of LovePanky.com, and has delved deep into the working of love and relationships for almost two decades. Having dipped his feet in almo...