This is especially true if both of you are busy with work, mortgages, chores, kids, and life in general. Before heading out on date night, you have to remember several golden rules. You can leave the bad mood at home to be dealt with tomorrow. Second, avoid all unpleasantness at all costs.
Lastly, be sure to do something interactive on date night. Invest time and effort into doing something meaningful and having a heartfelt conversation with your partner. Be sure to leave all distractions at the door. Spend some time planning something interesting to keep things fresh and brand new. Why not indulge in adult play time and try to pick each other up? Boys, approach your lady, offer to buy her a drink, and see where the night leads you. Ladies, accept his drink offer, and lead him on.
Speaking of backstories, why not tailor-make one especially for date night? You can create characters for yourselves and act out the roles. Fancy an abduction fantasy? How about a teacher-student storyline? No matter how elaborate or cheesy your role play scenario is, you will be sure to have a blast.
The sexual role play guide for beginners ] 3 Kick up the kink. Spice up your date by kicking up the kink. How to spice up your sex life in 30 sexy ways ] 4 Dress up. Ladies, invest in some sexy lingerie, and give your lover a sneak peek during dinner. Behave like a seductress on the prowl, and get your man all hot and bothered over appetizers. Gentlemen, when it comes to underwear, less is more, so why not just hang loose?
Many couples run out of ideas on where to go and what to do on date night. Why not get creative with it? Every time date night rolls around, you can head someplace new and interesting. Ever tried Peruvian food? Know anything about Singaporean cuisine? Give something new a go, and be pleasantly surprised. You can also head to thematic restaurants.
From treetop dining to dining in the dark, take your pick from the myriad unconventional options out there. Want to learn how to tango? What about salsa or swing? Instead of indulging in a conventional dinner-and-a-movie date night, you can spice up your evenings with your partner by picking up a skill.
Why not start with dancing? Turn date night into a two-day-one-night event, and check into a luxury hotel. Pig out on fancy room service, watch cable till kingdom come, and have a go at it everywhere and anywhere in the room. This will also give you the chance to live out your deepest, darkest fantasies. From playing with props and costumes to making as much noise as you want, hotels are definitely the way to go.
Be sure to take advantage of weekday and off-peak rates. Why not relive your first date? Head over to the same restaurant you headed to when you first went out. Ask each other get-to-know-you questions such as hopes and dreams for the future, favorite shows and music, and so on.
You can spice up date night by springing it on your sweetheart. Plan everything in advance, and with no warning at all, get your lover to dress up and follow you out.
From the venue to the activities, turn everything into a surprise, and watch them glow with joy. Being youthful is what keeps the fire and passion burning in a relationship. Never settle into the monotonous aura of a boring, married couple. Instead, spice it up, and behave like teens on date night. Another great way to make date night more interesting is to experience something new together. I spoke to several long-term couples, and some of the things that they have yet to experience together include the most basic of activities such as mini golf, ice skating, playing darts, camping, and road tripping.
Think of something fresh, and make it happen with your sweetheart. Another simple yet exciting way to spice up date night is to do it Memento-style, and play everything backwards.
Start with a sexy soak in the tub complete with rose petals and candles, then move on to wild sex. After that, head over to an ice cream parlor for dessert before moving on to a breakfast diner for dinner. One of the best ways to have a memorable date night is to experience it from the comfort of your own home. Some people may scoff at this, but I for one personally think that if you can turn your home into a sex nest, then all the better. Start off by making an appointment for a home couples massage, and spend a couple of hours in blissful relaxation.
Once the therapists have left, spend the rest of the evening cooking, wining, dining, spending plenty of time in the nude, and getting it on in front of the fireplace. Whether you choose to do it once a week or once a month, be sure to put your all into it.
You will see just how much better your relationship can be when you put the time and effort into nurturing it. Liked what you just read? Born in Singapore and raised in Malaysia to multi-racial parents, Lianne is a self-proclaimed travel and food junkie. Having traveled extensively around the wor Follow Lianne on Facebook.