List Rules Upvote the romantic, thoughtful gestures that you actually wish no one ever did for you.
Lots of people love a good John Hughes movie as much as the next hopeless romantic. There’s something refreshing about knowing that no matter how bad the guy screws up or how clueless the girl seems, true love will always win out in the end. As many a dater has learned the hard way however, just because some sappy romantic gesture works on screen, doesn’t necessarily mean you should try it at home. So the next time you’re on the fence about how to declare your love, check out this list of the worst romantic gestures of all time. They may seem romantic and grand, but practically, they just don't work.
Here you’ll find a list of things that women don’t actually like. So before you decide to present her with that giant teddy bear or hire a mariachi band to serenade her in public, scroll on through the list below to discover the horrible truth and some of the worst romantic gifts, cheesy gestures, and things that are just plain annoying, in order to keep them from ever happening again.
So whether you’re a budding romantic or are just sick of striking out, you're in luck here. You’ll gain access to knowledge that’ll help you put your best foot forward on your next date or at the very least keep you from tanking right out the gate. So put away that lingerie you’re about to give her for her birthday and study up on what not to do during your next relationship.
list ordered by
Making Out in the Rain
Kissing Someone Mid-Sentence
Showing Up in the Shower Uninvited
Showing Up Unexpectedly at Their House
Throwing Them a Surprise Party
Proposing in a Super Public Place
Watching Them Sleep
Initiating Spontaneous Sex in Super Uncomfortable Places
Spending an Hour Winning Them a Stuffed Animal at the Fair
Social Media PDA
Surprising Them with an Unexpected Pet
Trying to Pass Off Lingerie as a Gift for Her
Buying a Giant Teddy Bear for Valentine's Day
Making Someone the Center of a Sappy Poem
Introducing Food Into Sex
Anything That's Ever Happened in a Romantic Comedy
Hiring Musicians to Declare Your Love Through Song
Constant Attempts to Initiate PDA
Hiding a Ring in Her Food/Cocktail
Assigning Them an Overly Cheesy Nickname
Getting Their Name Tattooed on Yourself
Giving Her Roses with the Thorns Still On
The Whole Boom Box Thing
Telling Them How Much Better They are Than Your Ex
Working Your Declaration of Love Into a Speech
Generic Valentine's Day Gifts on Valentine's Day
"Defending Her Honor" by Picking a Fight with Her Ex