When you first enter into a relationship with your current partner, you may wonder where they have been all your life. You have lot’s of fun; there is plenty of love and time just seems to stand still when you are together. It’s most commonly known as the honeymoon period of a relationship. How long it lasts, completely depends on the couple. But fast forward months and years and you suddenly find yourself in a loving and committed relationship, with just a lot less sparkle.
It’s normal, especially if you have become parents or been together for a while. Relationships need nurturing. So date nights can be a great way to remind you both exactly why you have been together so long. A chance to just be a couple. With that in mind, here are some great ideas on how to spend that quality time together.
Head to the theatre
A theatre trip can be great fun, especially if you both appreciate the arts. There’s something quite magical about sitting back and enjoying a Broadway show. For some, if you have children, it can be difficult to do to things like this, or at least see performances that are more adult and engaging. Thankfully you can obtain Broadway theatre tickets online, or you could visit your local comedy club and see whats on that night. Making it a great last minute date night choice when the opportunity presents itself.
Have a nice meal out
The standard date night is enjoying a nice meal out somewhere. Although it’s one of the most popular ways to spend this time, it’s still an effective way of reconnecting with one another. Enjoying conversation over food is a great way to rekindle the relationship. It allows you to catch up with one another and remind yourself how much you love that person.
Go for a walk somewhere
An easy way to spend a date night or afternoon is to go for a walk somewhere. The whole point of a date night is to have uninterrupted time together. So what better way to do that, than enjoying some fresh air and scenery. It can be as easy as heading to your local park.
Watch the latest release at the cinema
Cinema visits can often be associated with being a family activity. But that doesn’t mean to say you can’t enjoy the most recent releases, which are perhaps more for adults, with your partner as a date night. Enjoying some popcorn and a great film is a lovely way to spend some time together.
Cook for one another at home
If getting out is hard for you both that doesn’t mean a date night is out of the question. You can recreate the atmosphere in your own home. Take it in turns to cook a fabulous meal for one another. You could set the table up with candles and your best dinner set, and enjoy chatting over a home cooked meal. Often these can be some of the best date nights you can have.
I hope this has inspired you to add some sparkle back into your relationship with a date night.
Hi, I’m Anna the Editor of Beauty and Lace. This website was my first baby and since its launch, I’ve gained three kids, a husband, and a puppy! We want to keep this space positive, we are all about sharing the things we love – and avoiding the things we don’t. Happy reading x