4. Movie Night
Sometimes it’s okay to go back to the basics. In the summer you might feel bad about spending hours in a dark theater and wasting the precious beautiful weather while it’s here.
There’s none of that guilt in the wintertime! Pick a movie you both want to see, buy your tickets, and get your snacks.
For a more intimate date, visit a coffee shop after the movie to talk about what you liked and didn’t like about it. This is a great way to get a conversation started and get to know each other (even if you’ve known each other for a long time, you’d be surprised what you can still learn!).
Looking for a night in? Cozy up on your couch with your favorite snacks and drinks. For even more enjoyment, watch an old favorite that you both know all the lines to, or that you can poke fun at together.
5. Go Bowling
As myself and my husband broke the ice when we went bowling, this is particularly close to my own heart! As well as the game itself being fun, there are chuckles to be had when you have to put the special shoes on.
Plus at least it’s going to be nice and warm in there if it’s freezing outside! Bowling allows for lots of time spent talking. And if neither of you are particularly good at it, it allows you enjoy yourselves without getting too competitive!
6. Try a Technology and Electricity Free Night
Nothing causes more arguments in my household than the overuse of technology! I sometimes feel exhausted from asking everyone, unfortunately including my husband, to come off their cells, computers and tablets.
It is a good idea, therefore, for you and your spouse to have a technology free night so you can actually talk to each other. You could take this one step further and use candlelight everywhere instead of electric light.