Dating builds up your relationship and gives you and your spouse a chance to create romance. After you have been married for a while or in along term relationship its important to keep the romance alive. Spending quality time with your significant other than doesn’t involve mundane things like chores and paying bills is important. In a relationship where one or both spouses are in the military dating can sometimes be tricky when it comes to deployments or training when you can’t be near each other. However, it a good idea to take advantage of the time you do have when your spouse is home.
Balancing interests while dating your spouse is also another key way to stay connected and filled in your relationship. Here are some fun super easy date ideas to try out.
Strengthens your friendship
Any relationship you have you must maintain it. When you are married building and maintaining your friendship with your spouse is a must. Here are some active fun ideas to keep your friendship lively.
Date Idea: Try geocaching
Go on a real live treasure hunt for an adventure. Visit geocaching.com to begin your active.Who knows where you will end up or see?
Reason: Creating a sense of adventure in your relationship keeps the mystery and excited alive.
Date Idea: Seek Nature
Go on a new hike or visit a beach in your local area. Remember must boardwalks near the beach have places where you can rent bicycles and cruise down the beach.
Reason: Taking time to get outside helps you connect with nature and subsequently each other.
Here is a photo of me and my wife Vanessa when we decided to try a Color Fest Run. We had so much fun trying something new together.
Date Idea: Try a themed Run
Sign up and try participating in Holiday Runs, Mud Runs, Bubble Runs, Color Runs, Night Runs or any kind of run that interest you.
Reason: Being active together with your spouse creates a chance for both of you to encourage each other and accomplish something together.
Rekindle your Romance
Romance isn’t always in the air and being busy with life doesn’t help matters either. Dating your spouse can help you both feel more united and committed. Not to mention you create a sense of “we-ness” that can prove helpful when issues or stress is present.
Date Idea: Make it a Netflix Date Night
Get the popcorn ready and binge on a new show or catch up on a show you already watch together. If you want to get out of the house but don’t want to go to the theater try a local drive-in movie instead.
Reason: You can cozy up with your spouse while watching your favorite movie or show and who know where a simple kiss could lead?
Date Idea: Go to a brewery or winery
Dating can be one of the spices of life. Why not get some free samples of wine or beer and discover a new treasure in your area? Research you local wineries or brewery and see if they offer tours and learn something new.
Reason: Taking in the lush scenery of a winery could be just the ticket to get a spark of romance in the air.
Create an Environment for Communication
Communicating is the one key to keeping your relationship secure because you are able to express what you are feeling. Most times amid errands and work and everything in between, it can be hard to whole heartily voice your feelings. However, dating makes it easy to create an environment where you share what your feel with your spouse.
Date Idea: Take in Culture
Check out a free local art walk or museum or visit a farmers market.
Reason: Visiting local art walks or museum bring creativity and new interests you can share and talk about.
Date idea: Eat Out or Dine-in
Spontaneity is a great way to keep your spouse on their toes. Get all dressed up and visit that new restaurant you have had your eye on and try it. Feeling a little more low key and chill? Try ordering one of those food boxes that delivery to your house ( like from Hello Fresh or Blue Apron) and cook together.
Reason: Whether you are at home or in a nice restaurant you have a chance to put down your phone and really interact. Creating an environment that make it easy to communicate will keep you and your spouse on the same page.
What are you some super easy date ideas you have tried? Leave a comment and share your experience.