Getting away from out of the ordinary tasks, such as taking care of the kids, doing household chores and coming home from work at the end of the day helps to keep that elusive spark alive in the relationship.
It’s easy to get in a rut and lose the sparkle of those early days in a relationship. Keeping the attraction fresh is essential for relationships to thrive and taking part in regular ‘date nights’ is one of the easy ways that you can do that.
Date Night Ideas for Married Couples
Looking for inspiration for your next date night? Check out these options to keep the heat in your relationship.
Get Into the Kitchen
Getting into the kitchen and cooking your favorite dish together is likely something that you already enjoy, but this time, get out of your comfort zone.
Take part in a local cooking class and learn to cook something new while impressing your partner’s taste buds. It’s the perfect time to connect with each other and learn new skills while you’re at it.
Tour the Town
Take the weekend to get away from it all, in your own backyard. Go through the local tourist hot spots and act like you’re from out of town.
Chances are that you’re going to discover something that you didn’t expect like a great coffee shop, or experience in your own backyard at one of the tourist attractions that you’ve always overlooked.
Making a weekend of it and staying at a hotel can help you to have the time to reconnect with one another, away from the kids, and renew the spark that comes from mornings spent eating leisurely breakfasts in bed.
Spice it Up
Are you looking for something adventurous? If you’re ready to really spice things in up in the relationship you might want to consider visiting one of the ‘adult shows’ that tour popular cities every year.
During these shows you’re going to be able to take part in workshops, see the latest products that can help to spice up life in the bedroom and even get a glimpse into new ways that you can increase the heat at-home. Plus, it’s always an entertaining night out — but it’s not for the faint of heart.
A Week of Date Nights In
A Week of Date Nights In Couples that go to bed at the same time are proven to have more time to connect than couples that don’t.
For one week, head to bed at the same time and spend time together during the quiet hours of the night, reading, watching movies, playing games and talking.
There are lots of excuses for skipping date night, but making the relationship a priority and finding the time to carve out to spend time reconnecting is going to create a healthy and full relationship.
Finding a babysitter and heading out for the evening, or having family members watch the kids for the weekend can be a great way to reconnect, especially for couples that have been neglecting the time spent together.