50 ways to show someone you love them, without having sex

Make love special

These are the top 50 suggestions that young people in SW London said they would promise to do to show someone they loved them without having sex...

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  • Support and appreciate you
  • Give you a cuddle
  • Look after you when you're ill
  • Pay you lots of compliments
  • Make you a present
  • Respect you for who you are
  • Take you out for dinner or cook for you
  • Send you a romantic text message
  • Be honest with you
  • Surprise you
  • Give you your own space
  • Be faithful to you/not cheat on you
  • Be understanding
  • Respect your decisions
  • Always think about how you feel
  • Share their feelings with you
  • Go to the seaside with you
  • Hold your hand
  • Stay in and watch a movie with you
  • Stay in and watch a movie with you
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  • Give you a neck/back massage
  • Run you a warm bubble bath
  • Watch football with you
  • Buy you flowers or chocolates
  • Shelter you from the rain
  • Watch you play sports
  • Open the door for you
  • Make you a cup of tea
  • Walk your dog for you in the morning
  • Express their feelings and emotions to you
  • Not push you into things you aren't ready for
  • Make you breakfast in bed
  • Show you affection
  • Get on well with your family
  • Smile whenever they see you
  • Send you a good morning text
  • Be patient with you
  • Accept you as you are
  • Buy you teddies
  • Play on your Xbox and let you win
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  • Express love in words
  • Let you be yourself
  • Write you a poem
  • Say 'I love you' every day
  • Write something nice on your Facebook wall
  • Kiss you
  • Write a sexy message on your back and get you to guess what it says
  • Listen to what you say
  • Spend time with you
  • Leave you little notes to make you smile