A Date For Every Week Of the Year

couple relationship Feb 17, 2020

How many times have you sat down with your partner and asked yourselves ‘Soooo what do you want to do tonight?  Where do you want to go?  Or, been on vacation and wondered what to do next?

This is an issue I see a lot with my clients when they’re in the process of increasing their intimacy in their relationship.  They run out of ideas and at times forget how to get to know each as they grow as individuals and as a couple.

One of the couples I work with came up with the following idea… I’m sure you’ve heard of the ‘gratitude jar’ where you write down what you’re grateful for that day and put it in the jar.  Well, they have a ‘date box’.  They got together during a date night, wrote down thirty things they want to do on separate pieces of paper, decorated a box and put the pieces of paper in the box.  The goal is to pick a piece of paper and do what it says that night so there’s no more wondering what to do on Friday or Saturday nights!  Cool huh!

Well, here I’m taking their idea (with their permission) a little further.  I’ve come up with 52 date ideas for you.  Some you can do during the summer and some during the colder months of the year.

Here they are:

  1. Go to a baseball game
  2. Go to the gym together
  3. Go to the movies
  4. Get takeout, go to the park with your laptop and watch a movie
  5. Go to the beach and sunbathe
  6. Go to the beach at night and moonbathe with some delicious wine under the full moon
  7. Have a picnic in front of your TV
  8. Go for a bike ride
  9. Go for a bike ride at night with reflectors
  10. Go to a concert on the green
  11. Go hiking
  12. End your hiking with a picnic
  13. Go camping just the two of you
  14. Go fishing
  15. Go Kayaking
  16. Take a SUP lesson together
  17. Go wine/whiskey/beer tasting
  18. Have a game night
  19. Watch a themed travel movie – If you’re planning on visiting Paris, watch a movie filmed in Paris
  20. Plan a vacation together or weekend getaway
  21. Play your childhood favorite game
  22. Go out for ice cream
  23. Go to the farmers market
  24. Go to a car show or festival
  25. Take a 8 hour road trip
  26. Have a bonfire at the beach or in your back yard
  27. Take a cooking class

 

  1. Take a dance class

 

  1. Learn Italian or another language during the cold months

 

  1. Play a game with rewards… you know what I mean! 😉

 

  1. Take a yoga class or do yoga at home naked

 

  1. Have a spa night

 

  1. Give each other a massage

 

  1. Go to a hockey game

 

  1. Go hiking/iceskating/snowshoeing/cross-country skiing

 

  1. Have a picnic on the snow

 

  1. Go to the museum

 

  1. NYC carriage ride while it’s snowing in Central Park

 

  1. Go wall climbing

 

  1. Read a book together to each other

 

  1. Look at your wedding pictures

 

  1. Create your own bucket list

 

  1. Cook your favorite meal – Italian, French at home

 

  1. Play some nice music and dance in your living room

 

  1. Go indoor shooting range

 

  1. Go to a comedy show

 

  1. Go to a concert

 

  1. Go out to dinner with The Book of Questions by Gregory Stock

 

  1. Rent a house for the weekend in a place you both have been wanting to go

 

  1. Go apple/blueberry picking

 

  1. Go out for a walk/ride and look at Christmas lights

 

  1. Build a snowman

 

Make sure you're enjoying your summer!  

With love + admiration,

Maria

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