Set Outlook or Gmail calendar appointments randomly once per week and spend 10 minutes together talking (in person, via Zoom, on the phone, etc.). Drop whatever you're doing and spend time together. Then just go right back to regularly scheduled programming.
Go camping . . . in your living room. Did you make forts as a child out of blankets and boxes? You're never too old to transform your living room into a couple’s camping experience once again—only now that you are all grown up, you can go the extra mile. Need some inspiration? Click here.
Sometimes nothing says Quality Time like an evening enjoying movies or favorite shows together. Give the gift of a streaming service for the person who likes to relax with you . . . and maybe some snacks too.
The 5 Love Languages®
With over 13 MILLION COPIES SOLD, The 5 Love Languages® has been improving relationships for nearly 30 years. Its ideas are simple and conveyed with clarity and humor, making this book as practical as it is personable. Get inspired by real life stories and a common sense approach that will teach you to love better.
Your loved ones don't have to feel so far away when you give this unique lamp set. Let them know you are thinking about them with just one touch.
A getaway to a secluded cabin could be a nice break from the confines of home in 2020. Make your plans and present them with a cabin-related, Christmas ornament.
Board Game Dress Up
Board games are a favorite pastime for many families. Break away from the norm and try something different. For example, the next time you have a game night of CLUE®, have each person dress up as their character.
101 Conversation Starters
Shared meals are perfect opportunities to spend Quality Time with your loved one(s). Make plans to sit down together, put away mobile devices, turn the TV off, and engage in good old-fashioned conversation over a meal. If you need some prompts to get the conversation rolling, here are a few resources to get you started: 101 Conversation Starters for Couples, 101 Conversation Starters for Families.
Stay in shape while you date and give the gift of a "Fitness Date." Go rock climbing, ax throwing, or just take a fitness class—as long as you are together.
When was the last time you called up some friends and invited them to meet you for therapy? No, not that kind of therapy . . . I’m referring to therapeutic salt caves. Not only will you and your friends enjoy time together, but it could also improve your health. If money is an issue, check your local Groupon for discounts.
If you and your partner are feeling ambitious, try taking a cooking class together. Side by side, you are sure to give and receive many touches. Make it a point to be close and have fun. If you would like to find a class near you, try this website (click Cooking, then Couples Cooking). Bon appétit!
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