Why We Rarely Double Date

Sailing Excursions to Sweep Your Love Away

As Mark Twain once wrote, “Throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” For an unforgettable date outing, take the advice of Mr. Twain and step on deck…

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20 Ideas for a New Year’s Eve Party for Two

If you’re looking for ways to bond in the hours leading up to the ball drop, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite ways to make New Year’s Eve for two extra special. From cocktails to countdowns, resolutions to reservations and…

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Five Grand Romantic Gestures to Plan for your Partner  

People love surprises and even crave the unexpected. It’s actually a proven fact. According to scientists at Emory University and Baylor College of Medicine, the human reward pathways in the brain respond strongly to the unpredictable. This concept definitely translates…

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Elope Like a Pro: Wedding-Worthy Destinations to Kickstart Happily Ever After

Every love story is different, and every  “I do” celebration different. Some couples prefer a major event inclusive of friends and family while others desire to go down a quieter, more intimate path with elopement. Las Vegas is, of course,…

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How to Stay Connected as a Couple Through the Holidays

This story was originally created for The Gottman Institute Blog and has been republished here with permission. When my kids were younger, one of our favorite summer activities was to have leaf races in the rushing streams near our North Carolina summer…

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How to Create a Stay-at-Home Spa Date Night

By Tasha Harrison Owner/Event Director, Everlasting Events If you’re like most working adults, a day at the spa with someone you love is fabulous but hard to come by. We lead busy lives most of the time, likely not giving enough…

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Friendsgiving: A Holiday Date Night with Friends

There’s the family you’re born into and the family you choose. Close friends become our second family and, because of this special bond, we often want to celebrate the holidays together. And this type of celebration is legit! “Friendsgiving” is…

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10 Popular Destinations Perfect for Off-Season Travel

Let’s face it, while many of us may daydream about traveling to popular destinations, it’s not always easy on the wallet to do so. Perhaps thinking outside of the box will turn your daydreams into realities. Look at vacationing during…

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Creating the Date Night Habit

We humans live a well-worn path, often living the same life over and over, day after day. It takes true effort to blaze a new trail because we’re simply not wired for change; we’re wired for habit. Our brains like…

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Plan a Tastings Date Night for Two

Every now and then it’s nice to lounge in your comfy clothes at home instead of heading out on the town for date night. But the key to making the night memorable is to have a fun theme and some…

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Editors’ Picks: Our 10 Favorite Essentials for Date Night

Sure, Date Night Guide has a whole section on our website devoted to “Stuff,” featuring some of the best must-have products for couples. We obviously love all of the themed items we’ve shared with you but, naturally, we have our…

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Dinner and ______. 20 Fun Activities to do After Dinner Besides A Movie

Do you ever get tired of the same ‘ol, same ‘ol on your dates? Last year our babysitter asked us where we were going for our date and my response was “just dinner and a movie.” Just saying it felt…

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