Authored by Kristian Keefer in Dating
Published on 01-22-2009
There are many activities a couple can enjoy together for quality time. Couples do not need an expensive and elaborate night out to have fun and romance. You can enjoy quiet time at home or plan inexpensive dates. If you are married, it is a good idea to have a date every now and then as well.
You can cook with your loved one. This might not be something you want to do all the time. However, it can be fun to prepare a meal together that you both enjoy every now and then. Work as a team to create a delicious and romantic supper. You can also spend time as a couple by sharing a home cooked meal together as often as possible. Take turns cooking your favorite dishes for one another.
Pack a picnic in warm weather. Go to a local park to spend an afternoon snacking, taking walks and just enjoying the outdoors. If you live in an area with hiking trails, you can go on a hike together and then enjoy a picnic. Spend some quality time outdoors at night as well. Take your loved one’s hand and go somewhere where you can enjoy looking up at the stars.
Spending time together as a couple can be as simple as spending a Saturday afternoon or evening at home playing cards or board games that only require two players. Enjoy some laughs as you dust off the old games and spend a few hours playing games and enjoying one another’s company.
You can go out to see a movie with your loved one. With all the technology of televisions and home theatres, you might just want to enjoy a few flicks at home. Rent movies that you can both enjoy. Snuggle up with some snacks and enjoy new movies or some of the old classics. If you cannot agree on movies you both like take turns watching movies you like and then movies your honey likes.
Dance! One or the other of you might be reluctant to dance, and that is ok. You do not need to go out on the town to dance. Put some romantic music in your home stereo system and dance in your house. You can dance to your favorite songs without worrying if you look like a great dancer or if you have two left feet.
Exercise your minds together. Take a college course as a couple or attend a mini-course together. You can study together while enjoying a new experience. Even if you are both college graduates, attend a course with subject areas of interest to you both.
Be active together. Go for a jog or a run. If you are not one for running, just take some leisurely walks. Join a gym as a couple. You can go for bicycle rides or play tennis together. Stay physically fit as a couple.
If you are willing to participate in activities you both enjoy, you can always find things to do as a couple. Some things you will both like. Be willing to trying things that are new to you. Attend a football game together. Then catch a play at the local theatre. The important thing is to spend time together.