As you can imagine, finding time for just Chris (hubby) and I is somewhat of an impossible task. I have a teenager who doesn’t go to bed early anymore, a toddler that barely sleeps and a baby, who also doesn’t go to sleep at a decent hour. Finding time to still reconnect and be together is an important part of any marriage. Sometimes couples tend to focus so much on their children or their jobs that they sometimes forget that you need to make your spouse and your marriage a priority too. You don’t have to spend lots of money or even get a babysitter because there are lots of ideas that work great just by staying in. Reconnecting and working on your marriage doesn’t need to be hard and your relationship will benefit from even just one night every week or two. Here are 5 great ways to enjoy a date night without ever leaving your house.
Dessert for Two:
After you have your meal with the family and all of the kids are finally settled for the night. Grab dessert (like this amazing cheesecake parfait) and sit under the stars and talk about your day, how you are feeling and just take the time for the two of you
Movie night for two:
Pick a movie that you both want to see (or switch it up and let your partner decide one night and you the next), pop some popcorn and cuddle together on the couch once the kids are asleep
Make Each Other Dinner:
Take turns making each other dinner. Pick one night every 2 weeks and feed the kids and once they go to bed, make a dinner just for the two of you. Keep the dish a surprise and reconnect over a great meal. Surprising your partner doesn’t take much effort and can go a long way when trying to keep the spark alive.
Bubble Bath for Two:
Need I say more?
Light some candles, grab some oil and give each other a massage. It can help sooth your sore aching back and help you reconnect and add a little intimacy in the privacy of your own bedroom.
Sometimes we all let the world pass us by but making a marriage work or really any relationship work takes time and effort. These great date night ideas don’t cost a lot but can help bring you two closer and when you communicate and work at it, your marriage/relationship can be the most wonderful thing in your life.
How do you reconnect and spend quality time with your spouse?