Keep dating alive during marriage

“Lying in bed watching Netflix and drinking wine is not going to do it,” adds Stern, married for 13 years.

So it’s been years since you and your spouse have been on a real date.

Here’s how to shake off the rust and reconnect: Schedule it.

That’s why Glamour magazine has declared next Saturday to be National Date Night.

So leave the house, go to dinner and maybe even take in a movie (the kind that’s shown in a theater) “If you want to keep your marriage alive, you must, must, must make a date night once a week,” says Lyss Stern, a mother of three and CEO of Diva

Even a surprise geared toward his interest will give him a tremendous amount of the feels.

You don't always have to go by the book; stray off course and do something different for the two of you. It's even better when you're married, because by now you know almost exactly what to say for your partner to crack a charming smile.Most experts recommended that couples shoot for once a week. The only person you want to talk to is right in front of you. “If you’re talking about the kids or their bills, it’s not a date,” says Lisa Brateman, a New York-based psychotherapist and relationship specialist.“Those issues are still going to be there on Monday.” Spruce yourself up.Getting married is a whole new adventure that you and your partner are experiencing together.Despite all of the outside noise about what marriage is supposed to entail (blah, blah, blah), the two of you find your own center and levels of comfort.Flirting also gives a tremendous amount of confidence and security in your relationship.

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