Being spontaneous is essential to keeping the spark alive in your relationship. And, you don't have to be an incredibly impulsive person to keep things new and fresh with your significant other either. We're not talking about jumping out of planes — all you need is some creativity, courage and the desire to have fun with your partner.
ACTIVITIES FOR COUPLES
My husband Mike and I are on the same page when it comes to the green, natural, organic, sustainable movement — whatever you want to call it. Going green together can be a really fun project that strengthens your relationship, a lot like any other project you take on with a partner.
Spring is in the air, which means it's time to switch up your date style. Toss the fuzzy wool socks and Netflix addiction and get outside! Whether you're going on your first date or are in a long-term relationship, here are some fun date tips sure to bring pizzazz to your springtime.
I don't love the whole Valentine's Day shtick — candy hearts, forced romantic dinners and such. Every couple has their own personality, so why not do something that fits you and expresses your love rather than conforming to some cookie-cutter ideal? Plus, this way you can use Valentine's Day as an excuse to cross some items off your "couple bucket list."
Making resolutions as a couple can help you stick to your promises, and can also strengthen your relationship. This list of resolutions-for-two will help you ring the New Year in right, and keep your relationship rockin' in 2012.
Chanukah starts Tuesday night at sundown, and it's a perfect time to get closer to your significant other, old or new. The holiday season is the best time to connect on a deeper level, start traditions and get closer with a smattering of themed-activities. Don’t have any ideas? We’ve got plenty. It’s time to do some couple bonding, Chanukah-style.
It's February, and unless you're lucky enough to live in a temperate climate, you're sick of trudging through ice, slush, sleet, rain, and snow. Winter seems neverending, and while cuddling up on the couch with Netflix and your man seemed sweet in November, the novelty has worn off. What do you do now?
Love may not cost a thing but dating, unfortunately, does. But being strapped for cash doesn't need to put a damper on fun... or romance. Cheap dates can be more memorable than an over-the-top evening which like New Year's Eve, may be better in fantasy than in reality. Even if money is no object, paring down can force you to get creative with your dates, creating closeness that a concert or movie can't provide.