Regular date nights can help the stresses of life become manageable as you revisit the most important aspect of your marriage, you as a loving couple.
The report also lists novelty, eros, and commitment as aspects of marriage that are strengthened through one-on-one couple time and in pointing out these things, it compels one to remember that marriage is not just for bringing children into the world, it is just as much for the good of the spouses.
I can’t count the number of times I heard “You’re wasting your time” or “You’ll never meet anyone else.” But buoyed by the confidence and happiness that comes from a healthy relationship, I was more able to recognize and accept the right guy when he came along.
This is exactly how you should imagine life together with your spouse and if you do things right, this kind of love will last much longer than just your first year together. So, to keep your love alive, a great thing to do is to keep dating each other after you get married. Isn’t the whole point of getting married to stop dating? Dating is just as important during marriage as it was before you married.
But all marriages go through trials and tribulations and the couples that last the longest—’til death do they part—are the ones that understand and practice some of the common principles of being married. But this is not meant to be a stress factor for couples preparing for marriage, it’s meant to be a tool.
May I suggest that the DWM who approach those of us who are Dating While Single (DWS), try something as simple as honesty?
In my research on the topic, having all parties participate in a truthful courtship seems to go a long way. Here are some guidelines from conversations with those for whom it has.1.
So, your big day is approaching fast and you’re excited and anticipating that first year of marriage together. Life gets tough and some days you might find yourself trying to remember what it was exactly that made you want to marry your spouse in the first place.
After the amazing honeymoon and life goes back to normal, you envision coming home in the evening to someone you can’t wait to be with, and waking up each morning knowing all you care about in the world is laying right next to you. The emotion of love fades and then love must become true love because it requires an act of the will to put your spouse first.You will be attracted to people outside your relationship Having an open relationship has never been my goal, but I’m not going to bury my head in romantic sand.The truth is that staying monogamous is a challenge.This DWM label fits quite a few—some of whom I have known for years.For some men and their partners, this lifestyle is more than acceptable.I am one who believes monogamy can be fulfilling and successful.