Creative and inexpensive dating ideas for married couples
Set the mood by relaxing together and talking by firelight or candlelight.
Reminisce over old photo albums or your wedding album.
Go for a jog, do aerobics to a video, or visit a gym.
The others can be sent as postcards to each other over the next year. Walk or bicycle to an inexpensive ice cream shop or a fancy coffeehouse. Drive in the mountains, arriving in time for a sunset or moonlit stroll. Go to a park, push one another in the swings and talk. The goal is not to buy, but to test perfume and cologne along the way.
Take turns listing A to Z the reasons you love your mate.
After they are in bed, choose one other idea on this list to enjoy. Go to a local Christian Bookstore and buy a book on marriage and read it together. The once a week date night assignments are enriching and fun. Often local music stores have island music at rock bottom prices. Borrow plants from all your friends and neighbors and turn your patio into a private garden retreat and enjoy a quiet dinner.
Another option is to have your children play waiter and waitress and serve a romantic dinner, then tell them the story of how you fell in love. The movies made in the 30's to 50's are a good place to start. The original can be more wholesome but just as romantic.
The best romance is often free or nearly free because it is usually accompanied by a lot of creativity!
If you are in a romance rut, try one of these ideas to fan the flame.
Here is a list of free or nearly free ideas to make your dating a pure pleasure: 1.
Have a candle light picnic in an unusual location, like your rooftop, a park bench or over looking the ocean. Go on a photo date where you snap photos of each other all over the city. ." Then count the ways you enjoy loving each other. Write a song or a poem and perform it for the one you love.