I mean, if you like the other person well enough, and everyone behaves decently, marriage isn't too far off from the pubescent fantasy of that best pal you also get to have sex with. For proof of this, look no further than its designation: "the institution of marriage." When's the last time an "institution" has been anything spectacularly interesting? And that while you're shopping for love, romance, or Jackson Pollock sex, are on the prowl for a different kind of fix.
You unwed masses may be surprised to find out that a great number of your married friends enjoy roaming the aisles of the great virtual meat market.
No matter what was happening in our relationship in the early stages, there was always a friendship there that was untouchable. And the other thing that worked then but works even better now is that we make each other laugh. Keep each other laughing and everything else will work out. (And, no, that's NOT a real pic of them—they preferred not to include one! And, tell me, would you like to hear from more married couples?
We find each other HILARIOUS, and that makes for a lot of fun times. I pursued our relationship as fully as possible from the beginning and it all unfolded exactly the way it was meant to. Eric: Be thoughtful, and think, "what can I do to make her smile?
Below are some ideas that go beyond the usual dinner and a movie. Not all dates have to involve going out, but if you have young children, getting a break from the kids is a stress release in itself. Alternate who gets the sitter and develop a pool of sitters.
While it wasn't our impetus for signing up, the potential for Tinder to arouse cannot be overlooked.
If you’re already the risk-taking type, do something responsible, for example, pick up litter around a park or volunteer at a soup kitchen together.
Try star gazing in your own back yard or out in the country. If you’re the scientific type, you might get a star map and try to identify constellations. You get the drinks, the snacks, his/her slippers, favorite game, etc. Just make sure that you alternate the favor sometime soon.
Communication: The importance of good communication is obvious.
We have all experienced the consequences of poor communication with our spouse.