"You need to set aside time to be together and enjoy your shared activities and hobbies," Greer says. Don't feel as if you need to spend a lot of money on a date.
"You're prioritizing your time with your partner so that you can create more intimacy between the two of you. “It's not the amount of money you spend or what you're doing, rather than the fact you're setting aside time to be together and build intimacy," Greer says.
Good first date ideas are ones that facilitate upbeat conversation, so it's probably not a good idea to choose a loud bar or dark movie theater.
Leave something (like a sweet letter) at the end of the trail for your partner to find. Take online relationship tests The Love Languages one is specifically good.76. Get to know each other even more You might think you know each other really well but if you’e been together for any length of time some of the answers from the beginning of your relationship might be out-of-date. (Still trying to convince my husband to let me try giving him a homemade hair cut)92. Watch You Tube videos all night Prank videos or kitten videos for hours?!
Scavenger hunt Spend some time planning a scavenger hunt either around town or just in your house.
In fact, you might want to go to one of your own favorite places.
If the first date goes well, you'll want to plan a second one.
As for as good second date ideas are concerned, “show the other person that you were paying attention on the first date by doing something to show you learned a little about them," Boykin says.
“It could be as simple as choosing a restaurant she mentioned liking on the first date or congratulating them on their favorite team's recent win (or consoling them if they lost)." Planning a fun date from time to time adds joy to any relationship.
Go to a bar and cheer for a team This one could get expensive so either don’t drink, drink beforehand, or bring a flask.97. Ask around Keep your ears (eyes) peeled on your social media sites for free events going on around town or ask your friends if they have any ideas.
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Go to a real- live movie store, pick out a movie together then pop homemade popcorn at home 10. Spa night together Spoil each other with home treatments like bubble baths, exfoliating face and body scrubs, foot massages, etc.12. Go yarn-bombing together Channel your inner rebel.16.
Find the best happy hours in town and make the appetizers your meal My husband and I go to a place in town that has a happy hour where you can get a burger, fries, and drink for . Take advantage of coupon sites to get great deals on things you wouldn’t normally do26.
Find a free (or very cheap) class and take it together39. Drive up to the highest point in your city, spread out a blanket, and then gaze up at the stars42. Teach each other something You probably know something your partner doesn’t and they probably know how to do something you don’t. Go through your old yearbooks Tell your partner all about your high-school days.52. See how creative you can get Take turns planning dates that have a limit.54. A book club for two Select a book, check out a copy for each of you from the library and then discuss it as you go.56.