25 Things Our Parents Did That We're Not Doing, But Should Be
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25 Things Our Parents Did That We're Not Doing, But Should Be

Bringing the old school love back.

25 Things Our Parents Did That We're Not Doing, But Should Be
Adriana Gil

I think we can all agree how much of a mess our dating culture has become. The expectations of romance have been lost in translation during the change of generations. How do we bring that back? Observe the relationships that made it and take notes from them.

Let's bring back the romance with a little bit of old school.

1. Night Out Dancing

2. Cooking together

3. Having a date night

Imagine there is a day every week where you get the chance to go out with your significant other and have a good time. Even if it isn't every week, you still plan out days during the month to keep the romance up and spark going.

4. Going on picnics

5. Venturing new places

Those random towns you end up and discover a small diner that you fall in love with and begin to go every once in a while. Traveling to different towns and even different countries brings excitement to the relationship.

6. Star Gazing

7. Saving Money For Trips

Want to plan a big trip? Saving up more for the trip will also add value to the effort you're putting in to get something you both want.

8. Spontaneity

Remember when your dad would come home from work and surprise your mom with a bouquet of flowers?

9. Old Time Movies

10. Starting Traditions

Trying to keep certain things the same as time progresses so that no matter the time, there is still something familiar that reminds you of home.

10. Camping

11. Beach Days

12. Treasuring The Small Things

The acts of affection and overall the constant trying.

13. Compliments No Matter The Age Or Time

14. Having A Song

15. Hand Written Letters

Definitely old school, but writing your feelings down rather than typing will always portray more emotion and show that you truly took the time to express yourself to them.

16. Kisses (constantly)

17. Holding The Door

18. The Dedication To Happiness

19. Remembering What’s Important

20. Setting Goals

To build a relationship, one must continuously create goals.

21. Knowing Who They Truly Are

22. Visiting The Local Pool

23. Picking Flowers

24. Taking Risks

25. Respecting Each Other’s Ideas

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