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Relationship Protocol: How Do You Cheer Each Other Up?

When you’re in a relationship, one person’s mood undoubtedly affects the other’s. If you’re angry, he’s going to be worried until he knows what’s wrong, and if he’s sad, you’re going to be concerned until he starts to perk up. But while being in a relationship does make moods interdependent, it also gives you an automatic cheer-up buddy — the person who will pull out all the stops to get you smiling again. Ladies, when you’re down and out, what does your man do to get you up and feeling like yourself again? And do you have any tricks to make him happy?


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duckiesandie duckiesandie 8 years
Aw, whenever I'm down, my guy does everything to make me giggle. He'll nuzzle my neck and make childish raspberry sounds until I start cracking up. Once I've got a smile on my face, we talk it out and I always end up feeling better knowing he's there for me.
sparklestar sparklestar 8 years
We have hugs and I rub his shoulders. Failing that - blowjob. Never fails. :p
dalialia dalialia 8 years
Just seeing his smile and hugging him cheers me up 99.9% of the time. Other than that he makes silly jokes and faces and makes me laugh. I do the same for him :) I can't imagine dating anyone who I didn't just feel better around.
gemsera gemsera 8 years
We tickle usually LOL well I tickle him. He's not allowed to tickle me as I get bad asthma from it. OR I give him really really quick kisses all over which he loves. For him to cheer me up he usually lets me be for an hour with some cookies and my blogs and then we have a cuddle and a joke or two. He is a very humorous guy and always makes me laugh :)
lattegoodness lattegoodness 8 years
I know this is off topic, but that is such a weird kiss in that pic DearSugar posted!
pacenerd pacenerd 8 years
we've been together for almost 4 years now and we've always dreamed of our future- whatever it may be, we picture us being together. when one of us is down- we remind each other that whatever is upsetting us WILL pass with time and bring us THAT much closer to that unconditionally perfect future.
havok636 havok636 8 years
i haven't really figured out what cheers him up yet. he's not in a bad mood very often, and its never really hard to get him to cheer up. i just show up and tell him i love him and that seems to do the trick. me on the other hand... i'm bi polar and i have no idea how he deals with me sometimes. there have been days where i won't get out of bed because i just can't get myself to face the day, and he just crawls into bed with me and tells me i don't have to face it alone. that and he also brings me cookies :D
austerity austerity 8 years
Massages! :) He loves them! And not leave his side until he feels better.
omilawd omilawd 8 years
We just cuddle on the couch and wait until the other is ready to talk about what's bothering them.
Mesayme Mesayme 8 years
I've done all the cheering up... which is why I'm neglectant to do another relationship...they wear me down.
sepiaraven sepiaraven 8 years
make jokes, normally in-jokes, make this little tup tup noise like a cat (yes its random) or blow raspberries in each others faces :p
CYL CYL 8 years
My boyfriend will cracks jokes an be silly until i smile or can't help but laugh. Once time he lifted me up and held me in his arms and won't let me down until I stopped being 'down' (get it? he lifted me up/cheerd me up..he is such an adorable dork). If he is down I will just be there for him...make him food or give him massages. Just be there and support him.
CoMMember13630786602261 CoMMember13630786602261 8 years
We are really good at making eachother laugh, and just being silly with eachother. Also, he loves it when I scratch his back/neck/head. He says it makes him feel really special cause hes never met a girl who does stuff like that for him. And he should feel special becuase I am not really a touchy feely person, and dont normally do stuff like that for people!
psterling psterling 8 years
When I'm down, he cuddles with me. Always lifts my spirits. When he's down, I usually give him a few hugs, ask a few questions and then slowly try to change the subject and distract him from what's bothering him. He's not one to want to talk about things and I can understand that.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
I give him a hug, cook or bake him something he loves or do something else that's thoughtful.
talanted08 talanted08 8 years
When it comes to me doing the cheering..... I usually rub all the right spot's, kiss the neck and then tell him how everything is going to be all right b/c we have each other! It seems like we both like to do the same thing but what makes him # 1 at cheering is b/c he knows what spot to hit and it's the only spot that can make me get back on track! Yes, you said it taking the down stairs route and not coming up until I say so! We've been together for 5 yrs now with unconditional love so it's like we know each other's likes and dislikes! It's never fun to see your mate in distress!
ohkate ohkate 8 years
we do this little thing where we purse our lips and make a little smooch noise, just loud enough so you have to be paying attention to hear it. the other night I was stressing about money (when am I not lately?) and went in the bedroom to lay down and be huffy. I was secretly hoping he would come in and spoon to cheer me up. instead I got tired of waiting and went back out to the den and plopped down on the couch. he started doing the smooch pursie lip thing. I kissed him and felt a little better. then he did it again. I kissed and again, felt a little better. he kept doing this until I started laughing and felt 100% better work has been stressing my husband out so I'll leave a little early and surprise him at work with his favorite smoothie. <3!
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