Romance and dating tips

29 Mar

, we talked to Nick Offerman about why a more boring love life is a better love life. —and his wisdom so deep, he had more to offer than could fit in the margins of our magazine. Basically, I said, "Well, I just finished doing this play with the Defiant Theatre in Chicago, my company that I belong to, and I built all these puppets." And at that point, that was the end of the date. And our lives [] are kind of rife with sexy garments.

But because Nick Offerman's talent roams so wide—acting! So here, the 46-year-old human and 13-year-old husband explains how to best navigate the scary world of romance in 2016.1. We hadn't even opened our menus, and she just started looking around like, "Who set me up with this fucking puppet freak? I have an incredible collection of vintage negligées myself. We've sort of built our lives together as a romantic setting.

Most couples have little issue with finding romantic ideas to share with their partner early on, but after the new relationship energy has worn off it may take a bit of time and creativity to get the romance flowing again.

For example, if your date’s been talking about a particular book he’d like to read or a vacation that she’s been dying to take, those are romantic cues for you to act on.

Pick up that book or, better yet, book a romantic weekend away (if and when it’s appropriate).

Knock back two pints of Dutch courage to call, indulging her in an ego massage and putting your own vulnerable pride and linguistic skills on the line.

Warning one: texts invariably “don’t” arrive when it’s convenient for them not to. Like a river, every twist and turn brings about a new drama or excuse so brace yourself for a rocky ride, and don‘t be surprised if the object of your obsession already has a media naranja.