A Romantic Gift Idea for Any
Day of the Year
By Susie and Otto Collins
Whether it's Valentine's Day, an anniversary, birthday or
another special occasion, many people in love relationships
wrack their brains trying to figure out the most romantic
gift to give.
As you try to decide whether to go with flowers and candy, a
special dinner out, or sexy lingerie,
this question probably underlies your gift-giving
"How can I get closer to my loved one?"
Of course, you want to choose a gift that will be received
with pleasure and maybe even surprise by your love. But,
ultimately, it's highly likely that you want the act of you
giving this particular gift to be a means to move closer to
One gift that we think tops just about everyone's list is
the gift of touch. The best part is, giving loving touch
also meets that intention to connect more and move closer to
this special person in your life. It's simple, free and is
almost always a pleasurable experience for the giver as well
as the receiver.
We keep our close, loving connection by lovingly touching
each other regularly. At times we are subtle with one
another as we touch feet under the dinner table or sit
closely together while watching a movie or reading.
occasions we are more intentional with our touches and share
back or foot massages and more sensual massage.
We highly recommend that you consider giving your partner
the gift of loving touch as part of his or her next
birthday, anniversary or Valentine's Day treat.
suggest that you give loving touches to your mate even if
there is no special occasion happening at the moment.
This romantic gift not only makes your love feel special,
you too can benefit from the relaxation of sharing touch and
the sheer connection that is enhanced and increased as a
You don't have to go to massage therapy school to give a
From time to time we offer and receive from one another
loving massages. We've discovered that massage is a great
way to connect and move closer to one another.
matter if you've never even attempted a massage. If you're
willing to take even a little bit of time, you can learn how
to give an amazing massage.
Your massage can be geared toward helping your partner ease
tight and stressed spots after a long work-week. It can also
be lighter, more sensual and even lead to lovemaking if
that's what you both choose.
What is perhaps most important
is the sharing of loving touches.
This alone can communicate the depths of your feelings for
one another. Sometimes loving touches say much more than
Check out books of dvds from your local library or search
the internet for hints and instructions for how to give a
If you are gentle, tuned in to yourself and
your partner and you listen to feedback from him or her, you
will undoubtedly both thoroughly enjoy this form of sharing
Our friend Robert Sigler is a full-time massage therapist in
Virginia and he has put together a wonderful online video
and tutorial that teaches anybody how to give a massage.
This tutorial is not meant to certify you as a massage
therapist or prepare you to give therapeutic massages.
geared toward the everyday person wanting to share loving
touch. You can check out Robert's products and tutorial at: