Life for all of us becomes very busy quite quickly. One moment we have endless time for love, recreation and fun, the next, we don’t. Unfortunately, our relationships are often the areas that get put on hold in the busy seasons. We don’t stop loving our partners, not even a little. We’re just so caught up in the craziness of our schedules that we forget to do the things that we should in relationships. One of the most important activities we ought to try and maintain is our date nights.
Date nights are fun, exciting, intimate and draw us closer to our partners. And there is well-documented evidence to promote the importance of date nights. For starters, date nights fosters communication and increases feelings of intimacy between mates. Increased communication encourages deeper connection, and increased feelings of intimacy lead to better sex life. Data shows that more quality time spent with your partner leads to a deeper satisfaction in the bedroom.
Another important reason why date nights should be a priority is that it helps raise happy, confident and thriving children. Parents who love and care for one another create a strong influence on their offspring. Showing that you’re invested in your partner around your kids especially in displaying affection, teaches children the importance of relationships. It also encourages an environment of care and kindness in the family home.
Now I get it, carving time out for just you and your partner can be one of the most difficult achievements to do. However, the benefits and long term rewards of engaging in a night for you and your partner can’t be ignored. A short, few hour investments each week can pay back large dividends in the future. And I mean if a weekly date night can connect you and your partner more deeply, make the bedroom a whole lot hotter and improve your family life, why wouldn’t you do it?!
It’s always important to invest in and prioritise the ones that matter most in life. Your partner is one of the most if not the most important relationships you have, it’s worth putting the time into.
Get with your partner, organise a weekly date night. Let your hair down, communicate, connect and even get a little naughty…
Make time for date nights. Because every couple needs time to be together.
This post was previously published on medium.com.
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