If you're looking to impress, dinner and a movie will make more of an impact on your wallet than your date. With a little bit of creativity inspired by these date night ideas, it's easy to score big even on a little budget.
“My wife and I keep hearing about ‘date night’ and we do it, we go to the movies and have dinner, but we are looking for some ways to spice things up that won’t get us in any trouble.” Scott, Arizona Great question, Scott! Just after David and I were engaged we had started to settle into the relationship the way we can after some of the newness deepens into a different level of intimacy. A few of our natural tendencies or personality traits became more obvious to each other.
I was recently at an event giving tips on how to improve your date night when I met a woman who, without a hint of a smile, said “I don’t need any tips about dates, I have a husband”. Her lack of happy glow, disregard for evolving romance, and general gloominess served to remind me of the reasons I continue to recommend creative date nights to long term couples. We all need to put energy in re-connecting, re-discovering each other, and reminding ourselves that we are desirable and worth dating.
Whether the kids are heading off for college soon or still keeping you awake for round-the-clock feedings, you owe it to yourself and your spouse to find fun ways to get away sometimes. Parents have their own challenges when it comes to date night, sure, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t great date night ideas for parents.
One of the best ways to blow off steam is to do something childish or silly. It is an escape from reality and it brings a new perspective to our stress-shrouded days.
Since we often think of celebration as synonymous with splurging, celebrating a special occasion without spending a ton of money can be a challenge. Here are nine ideas to help you plan a romantic date night that doesn't break the bank.
We think one of the keys to a great relationship is spending time together – lots of it!! We have a date night just about every week and work on being intentional with this part of our relationship. It IS important, but there is one question that needs to be answered…how do you have a date night that satisfies all of the Money Personalities in your relationship?
By Jennifer A. Powell-Lunder, Psy.D. for GalTime You have been looking forward to this night for weeks. You take your time primping, savoring every second as you get ready. it is 'date night' with your hubby. You are so looking forward to adult conversation that isn't interrupted every other word by a question, or a pout.
Do you have some hot dates coming up this spring? We hope so! Some of our readers shared their favorite looks for date night, with a chance to win a sexy bikini or a chic tote bag. Our readers voted for their favorite spring outfits in our Spring Fashions For Date Night Contest, and the verdict is in.
After seven years of what appeared to be a loving marriage, Heidi Klum has filed for divorce from Seal following a three month separation. The couple issued a joint statement: "While we have enjoyed seven very loving, loyal and happy years of marriage, after much soul-searching we have decided to separate. We have had the deepest respect for one another throughout our relationship and continue to love each other very much, but we have grown apart."
We can't wait until spring weather really hits and we can walk around wearing our new pastel dresses and strappy sandals. That's why we were so excited to bring you our Spring Fashions For Date Night Contest, where our readers submitted their favorite looks for a spring date. Vote for your favorite look by Monday, April 2!
We love the fun Spring 2012 fashion forecast, which includes bold colors, pastels, metallics, flirty prints, peplums (think Michelle Williams' Oscar dress) and eye-catching accessories. But, translating the runway trends to a hot date night outfit takes skill. What do you think—do you have what it takes? Show us what you got and enter our Spring Fashions For Date Night contest!
Confidence is one of the sexiest things about a woman. It shows that she has other character traits that men love — the ability to stand up for herself, empowerment, good looks, and sassiness. Not only that, but confident women embrace their assertiveness over their own sexuality — and they know what they want.