We all know we should go on regular dates with our spouse, right?
The same way we know we should eat more Brussels sprouts and floss our teeth every day.
It’s good for us.
More than that, date night is actually enjoyable (for the record, so are Brussels sprouts if you pan fry them with some lemon juice and kosher salt!) but you wouldn’t know it the way some couples manage to avoid it.
The problem with date night is that we humans love the comfort of routine.
Stepping outside our little daily schedules takes a bit of effort. It’s much, much easier to just sit on the couch and watch TV than it is to plan a date night and spend quality time with your spouse.
And hey – I have nothing against sitting on the couch watching TV. My husband and I spent last night doing just that. But doing it every night is hardly the stuff of an impassioned marriage.[Continue Reading...]