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The Critical Role That Date Night Plays In Marriage

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How often do you plan date nights with your spouse? This year marks my 15th wedding anniversary and we have date night a few times a month. 
The Critical Role That Date Night Plays In Marriage
If you have a modest income and small kids, you may be thinking, “We can’t afford a date night“. If you’re married, you can’t afford not to have a date night.

Date nights don’t have to be elaborate or expensive. In fact, my husband and I used to have car dates when our kids were little and we couldn’t afford a babysitter. We’d put them down for bed, head out to car and sit there talking, arguing or making out. Yes…we argued sometimes, but with time we matured and worked through many of the issues young couples face. 

Fast forward 15 years and I’m glad we started a tradition of date night. Now a days, it’s a few hours filled with love and adoration toward one another. It’s hand holding and sweet talk.

It’s a chance to connect as husband and wife. When we’re on our date, we don’t talk about work, or family. We use that time to mainly focus on the moment and our plans for the future.

Talking about our short and long term life goals energizes us. It gives our marriage a refresher. It reminds us that there is more to our life together than just the daily moments.

One of the best things a couple can do for their marriage is talk about their vision for the future. When my husband and I sit across the table from each other, sharing a meal, there’s just something special that ignites within us.   

The Critical Role That Date Night Plays In Marriage

The Critical Role That Date Night Plays In Marriage

    There are many consistent things we do to cultivate our marriage. Date night alone didn’t make it great. Date nights are part of a larger puzzle of intentional actions we take to make sure we are nurturing our relationship.

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    4 thoughts on “The Critical Role That Date Night Plays In Marriage

    1. It takes two to tango as they say, like in marriage, it takes two people to make it work. Date nights are considered to be a time for your relationship to grow, a time to talk things about the future and cultivate what you have. Without effort your marriage can fall apart easily like the stories written at help writing a reaction paper which are really sad and devastating.

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