The Benefits of Monthly Date Nights for Married Couples
Many long-time married couples swear by the idea of a regular “date night” to keep their relationship on track. Relationship commentators and marriage educators agree. Google the words “date night,” and any number of articles pop up exhorting couples to get out and spend time on their relationship. The reasonable assumption is that time out together as a couple is romantic, giving couples an opportunity to talk—away from the constraints of children and home—while also demonstrating commitment and intent in making their relationship a top priority. But do date nights really make a difference?