3 Reasons Why a Weekly Date Night Is So Crucial For Your Marriage
It’s Friday night. You and your husband are spending time corralling the kids to get them into bed. Between the baths, the brushing teeth, and the typical fight against finally going to bed, the two of you are physically and emotionally exhausted and drained. The last thing on your mind is spending time being intimate or engaging in quality talk time with your spouse.
This is life and it’s very, very busy. It’s only become more busy with each passing year of your marriage. Implementing a weekly date into your busy schedules (even if only for 30 minutes) can make a huge impact on your relationship.
Here are 3 reasons you should consider making date night mandatory in your relationship
1. Weekly date nights get you out of your usual environment
Sometimes life seems so routine and boring when you wake up and do the same thing every day. Yet if you take the time to go out together and get away from the hullabaloo which is your house, you’ll find that you act a little bit differently. You’re out of your routine and will find that you’re better able to focus on what your spouse is saying to you without the distraction of an untidy house or unruly children. If you have problems coming up with date ideas on your own, think back to what you did when you were first dating and try to relive that excitement by doing the same things.
A little sacrifice of time reaps big relationship benefits
When you sacrifice a little of your time to be with someone, you’re basically saying “I care about you so I’m putting you first over other things that I need to take care of.” A weekly date night will require a sacrifice, whether it be time, money for a babysitter or even just spending time away from your sweet family. In the end, it will be worth what it takes to help build and foster the romance in your relationship.
It sets a good example for your children
When your children see how important your weekly date night is, they will come to respect and admire it. They will also grow up knowing that alone time for a couple is an important and essential part of a successful relationship. Just as a flower without water will die, a relationship without dating will wither away and die and this is something that your children will be able to exemplify and learn early on their lives to help set them up for successful relationships in the future.
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Regardless of why you decide to go on weekly date nights, it’s important. As the stress and redundancy of life continue to beat at our doors, you can know with surety that your spouse is there for you and still cares enough to want to date you. Husbands, never stop wooing your wife. And wives, never stop dating your husbands. Be flirty, be happy and be loving. Relationships are more precious than gold!
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