20 ideas for dating your wife
By Allie Churchill for Your How many times have you gone out together to catch dinner and a movie? but it sure does get boring after a while, doesn't it?If you've ever been in a long-term relationship -- whether it lasted seven months or seven years -- you know that date night starts to feel stale over time.But for less popular acts like Chicago and Air Supply, you can get in pretty cheap.If you and your partner share the same tastes in old-school music, checking out a reunion tour is a surefire way to put a smile on her face.Tell your wife, “On Saturday September 22, we’re going on a date.” Don’t tell her the plan, just that you’ve taken care of everything. or we could just stay in bed (cue the sly smile and/or raising of a single eyebrow).” After the sly smile/eyebrow raise, reiterate that you’re serious. And perhaps she’ll be the one to suggest it next time If you’re close to a major city, you might be surprised by the number of urban winerys that are out there.
We call it a ‘slumber party.‘ It’s a little silly, but super fun and makes us enjoy the little things in life. He was at #182 and was hitting the road this summer to travel to another 10 more. Grab a couple notebooks and write down all the dreams you hope to accomplish before you ‘kick the bucket’ and decide together which ones you will tackle first (and which ones you can do for free). A wedding invitation, saved wine cork, concert/plane ticket, copy of children’s birth records, meaningful photos, love letters and anything else that is unique to the story of your love. Load it up with tons of hay (if you have some available), sleeping bags, some snacks and a bottle of wine. Hardly anyone is out early at the local parks and you’ll enjoy the lovely light of morning as you sip your steamy lattes, munch on some fruit, take a stroll or just sit around and smooch. This is especially fun if you don’t live in the south and have only seen a fish fry on television. The Mighty Ducks (not kidding, there really was three). Some of the greatest memories I have with my husband are holding hands walking along the water somewhere in the world. Sit across from each other and set the timer for 60 minutes."Any time a couple does something together, it can be fun. So much of our conversation was about our kids that I was beginning to wonder what would happen a few years down the road, when we become empty nesters…would we even talk?But when it's really exciting, that fun gets associated with the relationship," Dr. "When you do exciting things as an individual, it has no impact on your marriage. That's exactly what many married couples face, says Dr. "After a while you don't have that much to talk about.Well, OK, it was really around the sternum, and he was wearing protective clothing. Fencing is about the furthest thing from what we'd normally do, but after 21 years of marriage, we were looking for ways to "bring novelty" into our relationship.Recent studies have shown that having a regular date night is not enough to get couples out of their non-romantic ruts.