We live on a pretty tight budget so date nights aren’t extravagant for us. In addition, often by the time we both get done from a long week of work, sometimes a night out consists of us looking blankly at each other across the table because our tired brains don’t seem to have anything exciting to say.
We’ve learned not to let the tiredness deter us from spending consistent time together though, because simple companionship can be a calming salve in the midst of busy and stressful lives.
Dates for us are usually Friday night or Saturday morning, depending on our schedule and commitments for the week. We don’t always feel like going out, but we try to set it aside to be “our” time, even if that means falling asleep on the couch halfway through a movie.