DATE YOUR MATE MONTH
All month long, opportunities spring up to celebrate Date Your Mate Month.
Whether you committed recently or years ago, spending time keeping a relationship fresh and the intimacy real between two people requires dedication. The excuse of busy lives needs to be put aside. We can be mindful (yes we – it takes both to make the partnership work) of our spouse’s needs simply by listening and observing. And if that doesn’t work, ask.
Create quiet time by scheduling it. Does that sound boring? Yes, but use the scheduled time to learn about the things you’re missing in each other’s lives. Then commit to wooing each other the rest of the month.
Dates can be spontaneous, fun and inexpensive. Make eye contact and ask questions beyond the everyday. For example, ask if your spouse remembers the first time he ever tried to ride a bike. Did she ever sing karaoke? Try breaking into new territory and create memories worth looking back on in the future.
When the night is over, tell each other which part of the night you enjoyed most. Let your spouse know how much you love them and appreciate them, too.
HOW TO OBSERVE
There are 31 days in May, so there’s ample time to date your mate. Plan to go on several dates throughout the month with your significant other. Use #DateYourMateMonth to share on social media.
Married Mistress and Monogamous Male Association founded Date Your Mate Month
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