Spring in full swing and while May is traditionally the month for Mom's, there is plenty of opportunities for romance as well.
May 1 - May Day
May Day actually refers to many different holidays celebrated on May 1st. For the romantic holiday purposes though, May Day symbolizes the flowers that are brought on from April Showers (re. April Showers bring on May Flowers). May is the month to surprise your sweetie with a beautiful springtime bouquet. Did you know that each flower and flower color has a special meaning to it? Skip the standard roses and pick a flower flower color that fits your feelings for your partner perfectly. Check out the flower symbolism
and flower color symbolism
to find the perfect flower.
May 1 - No Pants Day
Need we say more? Take the day off work and spend it in bed together with 'no pants'.
May 4 - Naked Day
After taking off your pants on May 1, it's time for your birthday it on May 4. Strip down and take a roll in the sack as you celebrate this sexy day.
May 4-10 - National Hug Week
A hug is a sign of friendship, of sympathy, of encouragement, and of intimacy. Start each day off right this week with a warm embrace, a tight bear hug, or a romantic snuggle. Check out our hugging section for more great ways to celebrate National Hug Week
May 4-10 - Postcard Week
Shower your sweetie with postcards this week. You can send bunches of postcards filled with love quotes each day. Or pick a postcard for a specific location and surprise your sweetie with a trip to that place!
May 5 - Cinco De Mayo
While not traditionally a romantic holiday, we welcome any day to celebrate romance! Make it a date night with margaritas and mexican food!
May 8 - Military Spouse's Day
Celebrate your spouse for all that they do for you today. Surprise her with flowers and dinner or surprise him with a little extra "loving" tonight.
Note: Military Spouse's Day is celebrated on the Friday before Mother's Day.
May 8 - Mother's Day
Sure, you can celebrate with the kids, but mom's need romance too! Send her a beautiful bouquet from ProFlowers
using coupon code . Men, spend the night reconnecting with your wife as a woman rather than a mom and wife. Note: Mother's Day is celebrated on the 2nd Sunday of May.
May 11-17 - International Online Romance Week
If you're single and looking, find some love with online dating during International online romance week. Our favorite sites are Match.com
. If you're looking for true International romance, check out APrettyWoman.com
May 11, 2013 - Thank You Day
Give your partner a 'thank you' card saying thanks for everything that they do for you, but mostly for just being a part of your life.
May 12 - Astronomy Day
Enjoy the stars together tonight. Spend the evening star watching with a glass of wine on your deck or spread a blanket on lawn and lay together looking at the night sky. Pick up a constellation guide and go star searching together. Don't forget to make a wish when a shooting star flies by!
May 20 - Pick Strawberries Day
Spring is in full swing and today is a day to spend together. Pack a picnic lunch to share in the fields or at a nearby park, then have some fun together picking strawberries from the patch. You can use these berries later to create decadent chocolate covered berries to have with a little champagne or delicious strawberry shortcake (have a little fun with the whipped cream!).
May 25 - Wine Day
Relax and unwind together with a bottle of wine
May 26 - Memorial Day
Turn memorial day into a day of romance by taking a romantic picnic to a secluded park or beach and spend the afternoon just enjoying each other's company.
Date Your Mate Month
Make it a month of dating your mate! Here are a few ways to get more dating in this month:
- Pick a day each week and set a date night!
- Commit yourselves to a mini-date each night where you do something small together even if it's just cuddling on the couch together.
- Have a lunch date once a week to re-connect.
For great date ideas, check out our creative dates