There are times when all you’d like to do is make some popcorn, snuggle up on the couch with your partner and enjoy a movie together.But with so many different movie options available right at your fingertips, it can be especially hard to determine what you should watch with your special someone.It’s about break-ups, makeups and all the little games we play when dating.
Complete with interviews from older couples in happy and long-lasting relationships, this film reveals how love can truly grow, develop and blossom over time.
It’s been said that hindsight is 20/20, and this movie demonstrates how looking more closely at a past relationship under a brand new lens can help you to see exactly where things went right as well as wrong.
"Watching a movie can help prevent divorce by giving a couple time to focus on their relationship and check in with each other, helping them realize the kind of partner they want to be," says lead study author Ronald Rogge, Ph D, a professor of clinical psychology at the University of Rochester in New York. "Lots of people who watch movies still get divorced," says Dr. "It's using movies to start a new conversation, to help couples reprioritize—that's where the magic lies." (You can learn more about the experiment, plus how to participate in the next one yourself, here.)And when you do watch a romantic movie, don't just go for ones where the guy gets the girl.
"They were working the same amount of time as the other couples, only we didn't teach them anything."Bottom line: It's never a bad idea to spend quality time with your S. The ideal movie features a couple that's been together for a while and struggles with the day-to-day, says Dr. When you realize a character behaves in a way you do, it opens a non-threatening floor for dicussion, for you to own up to things you've been doing well — or not so well — as a partner, he says. We polled the Prevention staff for the titles they keep on hand.
It stresses how mutual support in an intimate relationship is essential.
Instead of recommending a particular movie, I suggest watching any movie that contains a protagonist that you look up to.
Here are a few of my favourite movies about dating & what we can all learn from them: 1.
Singles: This romantic comedy from the 90’s focuses on a group of singles living in Seattle.
If I said I didn’t enjoy watching fictional characters fall in love on screen, I’d be lying.