With V-day less than a month away, there’s no better time than now to start planning a date with the BF he’ll never forget. The prob? Figuring out what date will stick when you’re competing with college basketball, Call of Duty and Family Guy! No worries, Juliet! GL asked five guys for their take on the perfect V-day date, and the verdict is clear: guys dig the unusual.
Recipe for Success
While most dates in romantic comedies involve restaurants, guys stress going against the stereotype.
“In recent years, V-day has become too stress-filled and commercial,” Ben says. “Dinner and a movie at home is the best way to enjoy being together without the crowds.”
Pratik recalls his most memorable V-day date as heated — he and his date spent it by the stove! “We made pizza,” he says. “I remember that it was doughy and although we didn't really make it right, it was a fun bonding little date.”
Outside the Box
When it comes to choosing a location, don’t rule out the outdoors despite its cool temperatures. “Indoors is boring,” Bob says.
Instead, opt for the park: you can always bring a blanket to share and bundle up in with your guy. To your BF, scenery matters.
"I like dates that involve water,” Akshay says. “Maybe on a boat or on a walk around a lake, preferably in the early morning or late afternoon when the light sky makes everything so romantic.”
Overall, when choosing a date, guys say it’s all about originality and adding a twist. “I want to do something I haven’t done before, something extraordinary,” Jeff says. “If you want to make a V-day memorable, you have to do something atypical.”