If you are one of those adventurous couples who love to go on impromptu dates and go out of your way to surprise your special someone, this article is just the right thing you need.
It’s a well-known fact that the Covid-19 not only affected the professional and personal lives of everyone in the world but it has also changed the dynamics of the dating game.
Not being able to meet each other, couples did find drifting away from each other. But that has to change now.
What if we tell you that you can have some romantic dates right at your home? Yes, that’s possible. Before we get into planning perfect home dates, you should know that there is more than just putting up a delicious dinner.
That being said, let’s get into how to spice up your relationship with a perfect home date.
Dance your hearts out
Dancing has always been considered a romantic activity that brings together two hearts. Now imagine dancing with your special someone all night long to your favorite songs. Sounds romantic. Right?
For this, you need to roll up the carpet in your living room, use the dimmer switch and play your partner’s favorite tunes. Go down on your knees and say, “May I have this dance?” That might sound cheesy but would definitely make your partner blush.
Don’t just play romantic tunes; go for whatever makes you both dance like there’s no tomorrow.
Transform your living room into a cozy movie theater
Netflix and chill might seem like an ideal way to spend your date night, but you can always consider adding more spice to the act. Try going out of your way to planning a perfect movie night for your special someone. We suggest that instead of watching your favorite movie on your laptop, you can transform your living room into an adorable movie theater.
For this, you need to shift the center table and create a cozy seating area with your blankets and pillows. Use fairy lights for a better ambiance and pop in the movie you plan to see.
Watching a movie in each other’s arms can bring you both closer like never before. Don’t forget to stock up on wine and snacks. And there you have it- your very own personal and cozy movie theater.
Dress to impress each other
Remember the time when you first started dating each other? You couldn’t get yourself to choose the perfect outfit for the date. You tried out several outfits and actually made efforts to look good for your special someone.
So, even if you are planning a simple home date with a movie and special dinner, you shouldn’t show up dressed up in your regular pajamas.
Research shows that couples who dress to impress each other keep the excitement and charm alive. That’s precisely why you need to dial up on your charm for your special home date night.
And all the ladies out there, you can take the dressing game to a whole new level by picking out the favorite dress your partner always liked.
You can also try a pretty red cocktail dress and add a pair of strappy stilettos. If you want to add something new and exciting to your date dress, you can always look for options in an online sexy lingerie store, and you’ll be good to go. Once you’ve got the perfect one, you can pair it up with subtle makeup and show up like a supermodel for the date.
Relive your first date
Speaking of your early dating years…
A recent couple’s survey showed that 9 out of 10 couples admitted the fact that their first date was one of the best and memorable dates in their romantic life. And can you blame them? First dates have it all; you actually put in so much effort to ensure that there are many more dates after the first one. That’s precisely why you give it your best shot.
Now, how romantic would it be if you recreate your first date in your home? Let us answer that for you; it’s going to be super awesome. For this, you would need to do exactly what you did on your first date. From wearing the same clothes to getting the same flowers and playing the same song, you need to make sure that everything stays the same.
You can also recreate the restaurant’s seating area where you had your first date and order the same food you had for the first time. Avoid boring work conversations and go for something that you would say if you met each other for the very first time.
The best part of recreating the first date in your home is that you don’t have to say that painful goodbye at the end of the date.
Get some couple’s massages
Getting a massage is undoubtedly the best way to unwind and relax. It takes the pressure off of you and helps you forget your life problems for some time. Now imagine doing that with your partner by your side. In fact, couples’ counselors recommend their clients to go for couple’s massages once in a while to maintain the excitement and charm in the relationship. For this, you can fix up an appointment with a masseuse who can give you personal massages in your living room.
Choose soothing background music, lie down and just relax. The best part of getting a massage is connecting you with your body and boosting all your happy hormones.
You can also take it up a notch by taking turns to massage each other with essential oils. Add a bubble bath, scented candles, and favorite wine at the end, and It’ll definitely spice up your special moments and keep you both enchanted for hours.
To sum it all up
Home dates are undoubtedly the best ones. It disconnects you both from the outside world. But over time, it might get a bit monotonous and casual. Fortunately, with the romantic tips mentioned above, you can keep the spark alive and keep on adding excitement to your romantic life.