Should married couples have date nights? Of course! Just because you’re married doesn’t mean the dating stops.
After all that is how your relationship started! We are going to talk about the benefits of going on dates as a married couple and read 21 married couple date ideas that you can both try.
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What Are The Benefits Of Married Couples Having Regular Date Nights
Having date nights as a married couple can have soo many benefits, such as;
Reconnecting With Your Spouse
Find yourselves in the roommate stage? going out on dates can help so much for you both to reconnect in your marriage.
Need more tips on how to reconnect? I have a blog post that goes in further depth on other ways you can reconnect in your marriage.
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Brings The Fun In Marriage
Notice you are always going to the same restaurant or just staying home. Try getting out of your comfort zone and doing something new together. You won’t realize how fun it will be without trying.
Rekindles The Romance
Romance is super important in your relationship. Keeps the intimacy alive in your marriage. In addition allows you to fall in love with your spouse all over again.
In addition, it shows that the effort in your marriage is still being kept up. Sometimes the longer we are together, we tend to forget that you still need to put in the effort to prevent the relationship from drifting.
Doesn’t matter if you been married for 1 year, 5 years, or even 20 years. Any time you go on a date with your spouse, you’ll get the same feeling you had when you both met each other.
Date nights are suppose to bring the joy out in your marriage. Which helps you feel younger.
Buy a new outfit for the occasion, try a new hair style.
De Stress From Life
Finding your everyday life is becoming stressful? Going out on a date with your husband can help ease the stress in your life.
Now you know the benefits of dating in your marriage. Here are some date ideas for married couples!
Some date ideas include leaving the house, staying home, and possibly planning in advance.
Romantic Married Couple Date Ideas
1. Go Dancing
Price Range: $30-$100
Ready to get loose? Go dancing! Dancing with your partner will increase the passion between the both of you.
This could be at a dance studio and you are taught a lesson or going to the club.
2. Cooking Class
Price Range: $100+
One thing my husband and I are looking forward to do in our marriage. we tend to cook the same dishes each week. Wouldn’t it be a great to learn a new dish to try at home?
Going to a cooking class together allows you both to work together, and try something new. Plus you may meet other couples there to connect with.
3. Axe Throwing
Price Range: $50+
Want to try something out of your comfort zone? Try axe throwing. This could be new for the both of you, which will help you create memories in your marriage.
Some axe throwing places are attach to arcades. Something that you can do right after.
4. Try Taste Testing Desserts Blindfolded
Price Range: $20
Need a date idea that you can do at home to increase the intimacy? Try blindfold taste testing.
Both of you can take turns feeding, licking, or eating off each other. The type of items you can try is; chocolate, candy, cake, whip cream, marshmallows.
5. Mini Golfing
Price Range: $35
Want to have a friendly competition with each other? Go mini golfing! This could be indoor or outdoor mini golfing.
Since mini golfing takes time, this is a great time to talk to each other and catch up how you’re both feeling.
6. Retail Therapy
Price Range: Based on your budget!
Not sure why but I find it super easy to shop for my husband versus myself. where I have such a hard time figuring out what I want to wear.
Why not take a day out to visit the malls (local or afar) and go shopping!
Something men are really good at is seeing beyond our insecurities and picking the right clothes for us.
7. Couple Massages
Price Range: $200+
I highly, highly suggest you do this as a couple. If you’re the type of person who gets anxious going for a massage. Going together will ease that.
Plus knowing your partner is right beside you, you can talk or just have a moment of quiet relaxation between each other.
8. Matching Tattoos
Price Range: $200-$300
Getting matching tattoos is a great way to show your commitment to your marriage.
This idea does take time together to look into finding a matching tattoo you both like, and when you’ll both be free in your schedules to go.
Getting matching tattoos is pretty adventurous and is permanent. So make sure you both decided 100% that this is something you want actually to get done.
9. Date Night Subscription Box
Price Range: TBD
Lots of companies have created date night subscription boxes that you can do at home or places you can do outside.
These subscription boxes are great for couples who have super busy schedules and hardly have time to plan out date nights each month.
Down below are some date night subscription boxes you can try!
10. Ferry Ride
Price Range: $60+
Do you enjoy see breathtaking views? Need some one on one time with your spouse without the distractions? Go on a ferry ride!
A ferry rides offer so many different things you can do. Such as; candlelit dinner, a tour of your city, or just to travel to the other side of town.
11. See a Comedy Show
Price Range: $60-$100
Do you and your partner love to crack jokes with each other? For your next date night, look into going to a comedy show.
A comedy show is great for couples who enjoy listening to comedians. A lot of cities offer open mic night to see up and coming comedians.
Not feeling like leaving the house? Watch them at home!
My husband and I love watching comedy specials on Netflix. We enjoyed the jokes, relating to some of them. But just being close and laughing together really helps us connect.
12. Go See a Sports Game
Price Range: $100-$300
Do you both enjoy watching sports? Have your next date idea be a sports game!
Going to a sports game versus watching a sports game are two completely different experiences. Being inside the stadium you feel the excitement and support from the entire audience.
So grab some sports gear and go rep your favourite team!
13. Explore a New City
Price Range: $30-$100
Want to play touristes for a day? Go visit a new city!
Research and see where their most recommended places to go. This could be a local coffee shop, small businesses, parks, or even a popular attractions.
This is a great opportunity for married couples who are looking to move to a new city or want a change of scenery.
Price Range: $300-$500
This by far is the most adventurous date idea ever! This date idea will test your courage, and very high adrenaline afterwards. This can be something both you and your husband will never forget.
15. Go To The Museum
Price Range: $20-$60
It’s always nice to learn about history and discover new things. Going to the museum is a great laid back date followed by a nice coffee afterwards.
16. Taking a Art Class
Price Range: $80-$150
Have you ever wanted to make your own pottery? Or paint a wonderful portrait to hang in your place? Try going to a art class.
Art classes can you teach you both so many things and plus you get to take your creations home for a keepsake.
Similar to the cooking class, this date idea is great for you both to create memories, and develop a special bond together.
Depending on the art class you go to, you may be offered drinks and refreshments during the session.
17. Grocery Shopping Challenge
Price Range: $20-$40
In order to do this date idea you will need to go to the grocery store. You have 4 categories; Drinks, Appetizers, Entree, and Desserts.
In order for the person to choose the item in each category they have to win a game of rock, paper, scissors. Who ever wins that round gets to pick the item.
For example, let’s say both you and your spouse play a round of rock, paper, scissors for the dessert category. You win the game = you get to pick the dessert for the night.
After getting all the items, it’s time to go home and make them.
If you don’t want to cook that night, you can alter this challenge into picking fast food joints.
18. Unsolved Case Files
Price Range: $30
Do you both watch crime shows? A great date night (that could be done at home) is a unsolved case files.
You can order one from Amazon, pop open the wine bottle and then begin solving the case.
19. Go To A Concert
Price Range: $300+
Do you both share interest in the artist? Try and score tickets for their show. This date idea will include some planning but it’s totally worth it!
I bought tickets to go see my husbands favourite artist (Post Malone), and we had so much fun!
Such a nice feeling to be close to your partner while singing your favourite songs in person.
20. Draw Sketches of Each Other
Price Range: FREEEE
Even if you don’t have the artist skills, this is a super fun and out of the box date idea.
All you need is blank paper, somewhere to draw, pencils, and any other supplies you may need.
This date idea will bring along a lot of laughter between the both of you.
21. Go To Open Houses
Price Range: FREEEE
Been thinking of moving soon? Or just curious how the market is looking. Make it a date! Come up with a pretend house budget (or you’re actual one).
Then go look at houses! This could be within your city or even outside of the city.
These date night ideas for married couples are ways for you to try something new, and rekindle your marriage!