When you spend day after day, week after week, taking care of the home and family, things in your relationship with your spouse may seem to get a bit stale. Nothing will help you move out of a rut faster than a wonderful night on the town. Get dressed up and enjoy a fancy evening with just you and your spouse. Hire a babysitter you can trust (if needed) and get focused on just your spouse for the evening.
If you have kids, it may have been quite some time since you’ve went to a restaurant that did not offer a kid’s menu. Find an elegant restaurant in town and make reservations. Splurging every now and again will not break the bank. You will both feel better after you get out of the house and talk about your lives over a really nice meal.
Out at the Opera:
If you want something a bit more than a nice meal, make an evening of it and go to something culturally rich like the opera. You will get to hear a lovely show put on by talented singers, actors and musicians. These people put a lot of hard work into creating a show for the public. From singers and vocal coaching, to the orchestra and the level of dedication, an opera experience is truly unique. Who knows, it may even inspire you to take private violin lessons or opera singing lessons.
An Evening at Home:
Sometimes what you really want to do is simply have an evening at home alone. Instead of leaving the kids at home and you going out, send the kids out and you stay in. Make your spouse a romantic dinner at home, and create an incredibly romantic atmosphere. The two of you will definitely enjoy the freedom that you will have in having the house entirely to yourself for the entire evening. Something like this can be just as fancy as anything you go out to do.
Taking time for just you and your spouse is incredibly important, no matter how many kids you have or how long the two of you have been together. You need that time to bond and grow as a couple. Failing to take time for one another can leave your marriage in trouble. Don’t neglect one another. Instead, use some of these date ideas to make some much-needed time with one another.
December 10, 2012 – 5:54 PM - | Posted in daily life | No Comments »