Date nights are one of the most fun ways I know of to help keep a relationship strong. If it’s been awhile since you’ve had date night, this might spark some ideas for you and get you motivated to book the sitter so that you and your partner can remember what it feels like to spend some quality time alone.
I love this date night idea and with a little bit of pre-planning it’s a fun and inexpensive day out.
Not into the library idea? Check out the list of date ideas on the Dating Divas website, they have a ton of great ideas for date nights.
Locals only. Here is a list of fun date night ideas in San Diego. On my list of things to try with my husband include the make your own chocolate date night. https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment/san-diego/best-san-diego-date-ideas
Can’t get a sitter or date night not in your budget? No worries. Here is a list of at home date nights. https://www.artofmanliness.com/2016/02/10/18-at-home-date-ideas/
If you’re not a planner and need some ideas that are simpler to pull off then this is your list. Here are 6 super simple at home date night ideas. http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/relationships/advice/g1598/indoor-date-night-ideas/
Hopefully you found at least one idea on these lists that you’re excited to try. Your next step is to pick a date and let your partner know to block that time off on their calendar just for you.
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Gwendolyn Nelson-Terry is a Marriage and Family Therapist located in the Hillcrest neighborhood of San Diego.