Inexpensive Valentine Ideas for Wives

Ah, it’s that time of year again. Love — or something that smells of perfume, chocolate, and money exchanging hands — is in the atmosphere. So, what to do, especially if your budget is hovering between a pack of gum and a movie rental?

Here’s an idea to help you communicate your affection for your spouse in a simple, effective manner: Walk around naked. (Prancing and other gross motor movements will also, most likely, be appreciated. Adding that “come hither” facial expression will be taken as a bonus.)

Yes, I know this caused many eyes to pop open, probably including my mother’s, but I think men will quite like it. So often we, as women, worry far too much about our appearance, and it hinders the romance, as it were, in our marriages. But most husbands don’t have the critical eye we do for our own imperfections. For them, it is more about the fact that we want them to see us naked and that their advances will be welcome. A little lingerie never hurt, as long as the intent is eventually to have it lying discarded on the floor or elsewhere in a secluded area.

Oh, and I’ve heard that watching an action movie with Hubby now and then is a good idea, as well. Probably, though, the above suggestion would be greatly received and appreciated once the movie is over. …

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