4. Shows Priority

Your relationship, assuming it's important to you, should be at the top of your list, even before work and right up there with children.

Every type of relationship needs to be a priority at some point.2

When you're trying to get a promotion at work, you put your job first and work your butt off.

When you have kids, you're actively involved in their lives, building a relationship with them so you can have a future with them.

It's no different with your significant other.

Ensuring that you have date nights on a regular basis actively proves that your relationship is a high priority, as it should be.

Take Time out from Responsibilities


I was with my ex girlfriend for 2 years & in those 2 years we went on 3 date nights all of which were in our first year...Our last year, not one! And it killed our relationship, among some other things, her playstation addiction/neglecting me and myself getting feelings for another...
Natasha Chappotin
I forwarded this article to my other half! In the last year I have been through 3 major knee surgeries and my day to day has diminished drastically . I went from being an independent woman to a completely dependent patient in my home! I have loss all urges to get "dolled up" and go out because it's a strain on my relationship to do - or so I feel that way. My attitude is positive toward recovery but nothing else. And with reading this I feel as though I was reminded of not the importance of date night but how beautiful my relationship once was and where I can't wait to get it to again!
Natasha Chappotin
@Redd oh how I understand what you mean! So sorry to hear about the losses you have been through.
Love this !! My husband & i have not had a date nite in about 3 years!! And you feel the stress!! This is what we need!! I have been through alot for the past 3-4 years lost family members!! brother dad mom. I really was not in the mood for any date nite!! But my husband has dealt with it!! Been really tuff!!!
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