Follow these expert tips to sweet talk your way into her heart:
Is your romantic banter sitcom-stale? Then change the script.
Using the same pet names and compliments over and over eventually makes them meaningless, says Warren Farrell, Ph.D., author of The Myth of Male Power. In fact, the less creative you are, the less respect she may feel toward you.
Want to regain your mojo?
Twice a week, when you say something affectionate, make it funny and original.
Instead of calling her “hun,” try “hot tamale.” She’ll giggle—and pull you closer.
Other ideas: “I fell in love with your mind but fell in bed with your body.” Or maybe just “I love listening to you” if she’s sharing the events of her day.
Try an explicit compliment, too. It doesn’t have to be X-rated—just direct. Call out something specific about her: For example, “I love your right ear”—or “tight rear.”