Believe it or not, research shows that couples who manage to devote time specifically to one another at least once a week are significantly more likely to enjoy high-quality relationships and lower divorce rates, compared to couples who do not devote as much couple time to one another.
Couples who spend time together at least once a week:
Interestingly, the couples who are the most likely to benefit from a regular date night are the ones who use it as an opportunity to do more than just the old standby of dinner and a movie.
Most marriages begin with romantic love that is linked to passion, excitement and an overwhelming sense of attraction to the one you love. Over time the passion fades. Date nights have the potential to take a ho-hum marriage and make it spicy and meaningful again.