Remember speed dating?
You sit down and try to impress the person on the other side of the table in 30 seconds or less before moving on to the next person.
How effective it actually is depends on each person.
In marriage, we need to go on dates too. Obviously, we aren’t going to go out and meet other people (if you are, you probably shouldn’t be reading this blog).
But, we need to make dating a priority and since we’re married, we have plenty of time. One idea for the actual type of date to go on is what I refer to as the Slow Date.
What is the Slow Date?
Going on a slow date simply refers to going out and doing something that puts the attention on you and your spouse – not the activity.
Going to the opera or bungee jumping are great date ideas, but the purpose of the slow date is to take a break from being distracted and really get into each other.
The thinking here is that sometimes it’s really the most simple things in life that bring the most satisfaction. There’s no reason this can’t include dates. [Read more…] about The Slow Date