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Date Night Ideas for Young and Old

Updated on November 20, 2015

Do you find yourself stuck in front of the computer reading about other people enjoying their lives on Facebook? Come on, get a life! How is your romance, anyways. Hopefully not dead! One way to keep your life exciting is to date!

Here are some ideas of how you can ask a person out, what you can do when you go out, and how to keep the romance alive in your relationships.

So, you are in a rut, are you? Need some fresh ideas? Running out of cash for the expensive movie theaters and dinner?

Try these fun inexpensive ideas for one couple or group dating:

  • Hiking
  • Nature walk
  • Zoo
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Band Concert
  • Window shopping
  • Board games
  • Cook tin foil dinners in the oven
  • Service projects (clean the beach)
  • Visit a rest home
  • Wash cars
  • Finger painting
  • Make a movie with your camcorder
  • Play charades

Pamela Anderson Lee released a statement confirming that she has had her breast implants removed. Doctors say that Pamela is doing fine and that her old implants are now dating Charlie Sheen. ~ Conan O'BrienWhenever I date a guy, I think, "Is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with? ~ Rita Rudner

It takes half the amount of time you dated someone to get over them. ~ Sex and the City quotes

I've Been on so many blind dates, I should get a free dog. ~ Wendy Liebman

Sorry, I don't date outside my species.
~ Bumper Sticker

A girl phoned me and said, "Come on over. There's nobody home." I went over. Nobody was home!
~Rodney Dangerfield

They wrote that I'd gained 30 pounds over the summer and lost it in a week because I was dating three guys at once!
~Yasmine Bleeth

When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity. ~ Albert Einstein

Couples that have been together for quite a while seem to start taking each other for granted. To avoid this dilemma, take time each day to do something for your partner that you know they like. Whether it be a back rub, foot massage, a smooch, or a cup of hot cocoa. You spend a lot of time trying to please others, especially at work and other relationships. Make time to nurture your relationship with your spouse on a daily basis.

We have been married now for 38 years, and to keep it fun and exciting, we try really hard to go on a Friday night date. We love going to the mall about thirty miles away, having a treat, perhaps taking in a movie and window shopping. On Sundays, we love taking a walk together to remember what a beautiful place we live in, and to ground ourselves in preparation for the coming week.

Each relationship needs the following:

  • Mutual respect
  • Complements
  • Fair fights
  • Support for one another

Date nights are a great time for your relationship to grow. Without them, the relationship can unravel as each person tries to fill their emotional needs.

I am sure you can think of other ideas for date nights with a friend, acquaintance, prospective partner, spouse or significant other. Please share some of the things that keep you close to yours.


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