30 Things To Do To Make Your Girlfriend Happy

Simple, sweet, and unique ways to make your sweetheart super happy every single day.

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A cute gesture or a thoughtful effort from your end can make your girlfriend happy and feel special. It is your duty to make her feel secure in your relationship. Have you been looking for ideas on how to make your girlfriend happy? Start by figuring out her interests, needs, and hobbies. We also are here to help. We have listed the 30 things you can do to make your girlfriend happy. Keep reading.

30 Things To Do To Make Your Girlfriend Happy

1. Write Her A Good Morning Message

If you want to make your girlfriend’s morning happy, send her a cute good morning text message. You can simply say good morning to her or write a cute little message of how happy you feel because of her presence in your life.

2. Quote Her Favorite Poem Or Book Or Movie

Everyone has a poem or book or movie that they adore and find comforting. Find out what your girlfriend loves the most and quote lines from them. This sweet gesture will make your girlfriend feel comfortable and happy.

3. Cook Her Favorite Breakfast

Cooking breakfast as a way to make girlfriend happy

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A woman feels happy when her significant other cooks food for her. And if it is her favorite breakfast, her happiness will know no bounds. Breakfast is often the most important meal of the day – and waking up to her favorite breakfast cooked by her favorite person will make her day.

4. Gift Her Flowers

Gift flowers as a way of making girlfriend happy

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Different flowers have different meanings. If you are a man of a few words who wants to make his girlfriend happy and loved, gifting her different kinds of flowers can be a great option. While the rose is a symbol of love and affection, the sunflower can be used to describe the comforting and happy feeling you get when you look at your girlfriend. Additionally, your girlfriend will be reminded of your affectionate action every time she looks at the bouquet of flowers adorning her room.

5. Take Her On A Late-Night Drive

Sometimes, taking a long drive in the night can be romantic and soothing as well. Looking at the long, never-ending roads while listening to romantic music is a great way to relax. In addition to that, long drives are a great way to have some long and deep conversations.

6. Gift Her Little Yet Meaningful Things

You don’t have to give your girlfriend expensive things to make her happy. Giving her little things that will help her in everyday life is also a great and loving gesture. Gifting her an earphone when she needs it or gifting her socks that will keep her feet warm and cozy can mean a lot to her.

7. Hold Her Hand In Public

Holding your girlfriend’s hand in public will make her feel protected and safe. Also, such a public display of affection will make her feel happy with the thought that you are lucky to have her.

8. Surprise Her With A Weekend Getaway

Surprise weekend getaways as a way to make girlfriend happy

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Sometimes, a little break can help you and your girlfriend feel relaxed. And what better time than after a long week of work! You can plan a weekend getaway to a place where you two can relax and enjoy each other’s company.

9. Send Her Songs

Songs are a love language for many. Sending your girlfriend a meaningful love song will make her extremely happy. If you need help choosing a beautiful song, here’s a list:

  • Can’t help falling in love with you – Elvis Presley
  • Tiny dancer – Elton John
  • You take my breath away – Queen

10. Spend Time With Her Family

Spending time with your girlfriend’s family will truly make her happy. If you get along with her family, it will make your girlfriend feel secure that she chose the right person to spend the rest of her life with.

11. Surprise Her With Food From Her Favorite Restaurant

Sometimes, the way to your girlfriend’s heart could be her favorite food from her preferred restaurant. Bring takeout from her favorite eatery and surprise her. You can also turn it into a candle light dinner by decorating your dining room with candles and putting some romantic music in the background. The romantic ambiance paired with her favorite food will surely make your girlfriend happy.

12. Send Her Cute Texts Expressing Your Love

While a simple “I love you” can put a smile on your girlfriend’s face, sending something cute and lovey-dovey will make her grin from ear to ear all day long.
Here are a few texts to get you started:

  1. No matter what, you will always be my lady, my queen, my life, my everything. I deeply love you!
  2.  My life has fallen into place since the day you became mine; I love you so much!
  3. There is this piece of my heart that aches when I am not around you. It makes me realize just how hurt and lost I would be without you by my side.
  4. Our hands fit so tightly together as if they were made for each other.

13. Go Out On Date Nights

Going out for dates as a way to make girlfriend happy

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Date nights are really important when you have been in a long-term relationship. When you have been together for a long time, going out on dates may skip both of your minds. However, taking out your girlfriend will make her happy as well as give you a chance to experience that first month of being in love again.

14. Set Up Movie Nights

Hosting movie nights as a way to make girlfriend happy

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Just like normal date nights, setting up movie nights is also important. You can just relax and unwind together after a long day of work and watch your favorite movie. Just spending time together this way will give your girlfriend peace of mind and surely make her happy.

15. Help Her Start Her Day

When your girlfriend has to wake up and run to her work, nothing will make her happier to see a cup of fresh coffee, tea, or maybe even a light meal waiting for her – made by her favorite person.

16. Help Out Around the House

If your girlfriend is typically the one who keeps everything clean, you can show her a nice gesture by picking a place to tidy up, or even have a professional come and clean for her. So if you really want to see her smile, put on those gloves and wash the dishes

17. Give Her A Massage

After being busy all day, all your girlfriend would really want to do is relax and sleep. To ease her stress and aching body, you can give her a massage. It will make her feel happy and relaxed at the same time.

18. Kiss And Hug Her Whenever Possible

Give your girlfriend a healthy dose of physical affection. Doing this will help her to feel special, loved, and happy.

19. Write Her A Love Letter

Writing a love letter to your girlfriend is one of the sweetest things you can do for her. Receiving this letter will surely make her happy. Share your deepest feelings with her and how much you miss her when you are apart.

20. Compliment Her

Compliments make every girl feel appreciated. Compliment your girl often when you notice something nice about her – be it her smile or the way she smells. These compliments will surely make her happy.

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Making your girlfriend laugh is one of the traits of a good boyfriend. Men who can make women laugh can win them over in a heartbeat. In an interview, Blake Lively was once asked how she felt about her husband, and she replied, “He makes me laugh; he makes everything around me joyful.”

21. Listen To Her

Girls love when someone listens to them. Pay attention whenever she’s talking to you. Listen intently when she’s talking about something she’s passionate about or hear her rant about life in general. Give her your undivided attention while she’s talking and she will surely love you for this.

22. Include Her In Your Decisions

Being in a relationship means taking decisions together. Even if you are the one who’s going to make the final decision in your life, including your girlfriend and taking her ideas into consideration will make her feel valued and happy.

23. Show Interest In Her Interests

Her favorite series or movies might not interest you or you might find her hobbies boring, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be involved in that part of her life. You can show her that you care about the things she is passionate about by showing enthusiasm while she talks about her favorite show or her hobbies.

24. Share Things With Her

From your hoodie to your secrets, share things with her without hesitation. This gesture will make her feel special and will show her that you want a future together. Being open and trustworthy will also allow her to be the same with you – and this will benefit both of you and your relationship.

25. Stay Loyal To Her

In modern times, loyalty can be rare to find. You might make her feel secure and happy by showing her that you are loyal to her and only her. You may do this by recognizing your relationship in public or by being more open with her.

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Give her some space without being jealous. She occasionally wants to do things without you, no matter how much she loves you. Instead of becoming jealous, act mature and give her the room and freedom she deserves.

26. Lend Her A Helping Hand

From carrying her luggage to helping her find her missing stuff to walking her pets, you can lend your helping hand to make her life easier. These random acts of love will make her happy and feel grateful that she found such an amazing man to be with.

27. Thank Her

Show her how grateful you are when she does something special for you. Hearing a simple “thank you” from you will brighten her day and make her feel happy for putting that extra effort into the relationship.

28. Pamper Her

A girl will never say no to getting pampered. Give her chocolates, little gifts, and other special surprises – whatever she loves. You don’t have to go overboard and spend a bomb to pamper her. The little things can work magic.

29. Say I Love You To Her Often

The three words that are guaranteed to put a smile on your girlfriend’s face are – I love you. These three words carry all the value in a relationship. Let her know how you feel about her or surprise her with random “I love yous” to make her day even more special. A girl loves when her boyfriend constantly expresses his love for her.

30. Leave Her Love Notes

Leave her sticky notes with romantic messages written on them. You can stick them to her bathroom mirror or leave them in her bag or stick them on the fridge. Finding these random love notes from you will make her feel happy, special, and appreciated.

Infographic: Date Night Ideas To Make Your Girlfriend Happy

Spending quality time together is one of the best ways to keep a relationship happy and healthy. And a great date night can keep the spark alive for a long time. Check out the infographic for some fun date night ideas that will leave your girlfriend giddy with joy!

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Don’t let your girlfriend slip away if she is the one for you. Make your girlfriend happy and show her the affection and love she deserves by valuing your relationship. She is unique, and she needs to be aware of it. And believe us when we say it is neither expensive nor complicated. You need to make small but romantic efforts to bring happiness into her life. Pay close attention to every little aspect of her life, from the tunes she likes to listen to the types of flowers that would brighten her up. Surprise her with your lovely and romantic gestures, and we guarantee she will like them!

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make a girl trust me?

Be her genuine friend and show her your real side. Make your intentions clear to her and treat her right. Introduce her to your family and friends gradually. Also, avoid lying to her and breaking promises. In no time, you will gain her trust.

Should I text my girlfriend every day?

You may text your girlfriend every day. Staying in constant contact is a good sign in a relationship. Just know that life is imperfect and there may be times when both of you may need space, just be sure to communicate it

How can I make my relationship more fun?

To make your relationship more fun, it’s best to continuously ask your girlfriend about what she wants and needs from you. Maybe she likes surprises or is the outdoors type. Whatever it is you will know it once you open up the lines of communication.

Key Takeaways

  • Small gestures can make your girlfriend appreciated on a daily basis.
  • An adorable gesture, a thoughtful deed, and noticing the little things she does are great ways to make your girlfriend happy.
  • Sending her a “good morning” message or quotes from her favorite books and films are two of the many different ways to make your girlfriend smile her heart out.

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