Dating debate topics
New rule: Go ahead and plan a double (or triple) date.
Nights out with other couples can be surprisingly romantic.
Old rule: Go somewhere new for every date night — routine is the enemy of romance. Having a place where everybody knows your name can bolster a sense of couple identity.
Plus, indulging in a bit of nostalgia (like revisiting the restaurant where he proposed to you or the bar you closed down when you were first dating) strengthens your bond and reminds you of your romantic history.
Use your judgment when it comes to asking questions, and you'll feel as if you know each other in record time.
Questions like these - as well as a couple of serious ones - are good to have in mind on dates because they keep the conversation lighthearted, keep it moving, and most importantly, they keep it fun.
Well, a little of both, according to our exclusive poll — which is why more and more couples are shrugging off the old Saturday night "supposed to's" and doing together-time their way. "You shouldn't feel guilty if you don't have a set schedule — or if your date night involves having a glass of wine after the kids are in bed." Turns out, most of you are tweaking the date-night template to come up with your own intimate traditions, ideas that work for your busy lives.
It helps me see him with fresh eyes again, and that's invariably romantic." Old rule: Socializing with other couples isn't a good idea — the point of a date night is to focus on each other.Are they the type of person who's likely to be an open book with their answers and willing to laugh them off with you, or are they more guarded and probably worried about sharing too much?If you're relaxed together, feel free to ask these questions and share a few good laughs.Our favorites: "Have first-date manners." "Flirt with me." ..the best one: "He already does it all!" "I always feel sexy for my date night in..." 7% High heels 34% Sexy underwear 38% A favorite fragrance Tired of being told what you can and can't do on a date?