Have you been thinking of new date ideas to make your partner happy? Have you been reading online or asking friends and colleagues for advice and tips, perhaps? Here are new date ideas that will surely bring the old spark back in your relationship. Simple but meaningful date ideas that are meant for the happy memory vault. Read on.
1). Take her out on a spin around the area where you first meet
This is the most romantic activity you can do together. You will somehow be transported decades ago of how your love started and why it started in the first place. Even if you now have a few wrinkles here and there, just the reminder of how you were and how much you love each other will somehow help bring the sparkle back after.
2). Have a night off where you will just pamper each other
You have been very busy with work and with the responsibilities that you both have. Just create a special day or night where you will do nothing such as talk about work or how busy your day has been, but both of you will focus on pampering each other. She can massage your back and your neck while you can do her pedicure or even shampoo her hair for her. This is a wonderful time for both of you as you both try to ease away from each other’s daily stresses even for just a night.
3). Read your partner their favorite book
Each of us has a favorite story or book that we cherish but already forget about because of the responsibilities we have to focus on. Take a special day to read each other’s favorite novel or even if it is just a fairy tale while acting out some scenes or the words can even be spoken with exaggeration just to make each other laugh.
You do not even have to go someplace expensive just to do stargazing, you can do it in your garden. All you need is a bit of preparation, some good wine, and pillows where you can lay your head while staring at the stars and talking about stuff important to both of you. You can even add in some fruits you both can nibble on while you are there.
5). Try a new recipe together
Wanting to reminisce about the taste of the steak again from the restaurant where you loved to go to when you were just teenagers? You can concoct your sauce and marinade for the steak and help each other prepare it at home. Partner it with a fancy table setting, get dressed up and the wine should also be present.
6). Set a date for a night of workout
Take out your workout gear and ask your partner to go hit the gym with you. Don’t take no for an answer because this is another way for the two of you to bond. Not that the place is awkward where the two of you will sweat and such, but the timing is all good because endorphins are being released after exercise which acts as a happy pill to anyone. This will be a relaxing time for both and you while trying to keep the sparkle alive.
7). Do some DIY together
One that you have been meaning to try long ago. If you have been wanting to change the paint color of your room, this is also another way to entice your partner to do it with you. Ask your partner if they can help you paint the bedroom or even the kitchen and they will surely give you a helping hand. Being there for each other and accomplishing something after is a big booster to your closeness.
8). Have a night out of singing
Be free. Have a night out of singing with your partner. Sing your heart out. Sing whatever you want to sing. Or have a duet. It doesn’t matter if you can’t stay on the right tune, but it is all about the effort and the fun that you will have while doing this activity. You are both being carefree, which loses your tension if some are present in your relationship. Add this to your list of new date ideas.
9). Take your partner out for booze night
Don’t you miss the times you and your partner got so drunk that you didn’t even know how to get home? Well, this is the time to re-enact the fun and crazy things you did together (without the getting lost part). Order the best whiskey or the best scotch you can find, it removes inhibitions as you drink. Here you can talk to each other and blurt out whatever you are feeling at the moment. It will act as an ice-breaker to an already distant relationship.
10). Try a night out of dancing
Schedule time out with your partner where you two will get dressed for a night of partying. You can pick the best place to have your dancing spree where you can also have a couch to sit after and order something to eat. This is also like pampering yourselves after a long week.
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11). Have a fun movie night even on the couch
Get a movie that you both love to watch a decade ago and watch it while you have your snack and drinks ready. One of three movies will do as you enjoy every comic scene where you can both laugh your heart out.
12). Set a picnic site in your garden
Cook a special dinner for the two of you, set up a picnic area in your backyard or your garden under the stars. You can even put on some romantic music while you are having dinner. There are countless ways to make this work such as buying her flowers as well and maybe you can also surprise her with a small gift. This will complete the evening.
13). Watch the sunset together
You can set a day where you can bike around with your partner and pass by the area where you both meet. You can also reminisce while you are watching the sunset, reminding both of you how you fell in love with each other.
14). Set a date to go out and buy materials for your hobby together
Here is one of the many new date ideas that you can try. You can start a new hobby together. Think of a hobby you know your partner will also like to do during their free time and ask them to buy the materials with you, this will somewhat add excitement knowing you will finish something together. Choosing the materials as well will make you closer again as you decide on what color you like best or what will look good with the hobby that you will do.
15). Go to the beach. Leave what stresses both of you
Your work, your daily issues. Schedule a weekend to spend on the beach, just the two of you. Be sure it is the weekend to talk about with all the frills and luxuries that you both can bask on and will help both of you relax to talk about what matters most in your life and fix things or help improve your relationship.
16). Go to the park
Go home early. Ask your partner out on a walk to the park. Just watching other people being busy with their lives as well while the two of you walk hand in hand and talk things out. This way you are on neutral grounds where no stressful circumstances are surrounding you, just a simple day out in the park.
17). Do the things you did on your first date
So, during your first date, what did you do? You must have watched a movie before going out for ice cream and stuff. You can also reenact this one and remind your partner how happy the two of you were, and not that hard to bring that happiness back. Both of you should be willing to make things work and if your partner is willing, they will accept whatever you put on the table.
18). Have a special day of showing what you learned to each other
You should both have a day of showing each other what knowledge you have gained or additional learning you have while you two are doing your daily obligation. It will show that even if you are in a relationship, your self-improvement doesn’t stop there, but with each other, you are growing and improving. Both of you should inspire and help each other be the better version of themselves. Do not weigh them down but give them the support they need.
19). Go to that special place
This is the time to plan a trip together. This will add excitement to your life and will be something you will both look forward to. It should be planned very well from the smallest detail and there should be no stops because this is your chance to give your relationship a boost. Get the best room there is with fantastic accommodation (and freebies), away from worries and problems of your daily lives. Even two to three days away to get back on the track or get back to how you were can be effective than exerting no effort at all.
You can pick something up from the new date ideas above that can somehow bring the excitement back in your relationship, mere efforts should mean something at least, than not giving any effort to change the direction of the relationship.