Reconciling the Erotic and the Domestic. Less time, less communication, less sleep, less money, less privacy. Getting enough couple time builds intimacy, opens communication and strengthens your bond, which in turn strengthens your marriage.
Plus, it provides your kids with a good example for their own future relationships. Of course, the obvious answer to spending more time together is to hire a babysitter and head out for date night. Here are some cheap and easy ways to build spedn couple time into your busy schedule:.
Since finding time without kids is half the battle, make it a lunch date to guarantee the time alone. Schedule it in your calendar and treat it with the same gravitas as a real work appointment—in other words, make a reservation and be sure to dress to impress.
You just might learn something new about each other. Resolve to feed, bathe and put the kids to bed early one Saturday, then get prepped for your fancy night in.
Make some gourmet popcorn ahead of time.
Then, uncork your favorite bottle of wine and make the date night happen in your living room. Plus, exercise has been proven to have a positive effect on your sex life. Instead, try swapping your talents.
You will obviously need to hire a babysitter at some point, so, when you do, make it payoff. In other words, go big and plan in advance: Buy those concert tickets, or stop by that gallery opening on the way to a nice dinner out, just like you used to.
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