And a chance to live life outside on patios, decks and parks.
And those who study marriage say there is another sweet summer opportunity that married couples need to grab: reclaiming date night before fall busyness sabotages good intentions.
Why Reclaiming Date Night Matters
According to Suzanne Thomas of Family Life, dates are important for every couple, no matter what stage of family life you are in. They are a chance to re-connect again on that emotional level which can lead to all kinds of good things. Read her article on date nights.
Date Night PDX Challenge: Do You Have What It Takes?
For 2017, Date Night PDX is brining back a four week challenge for you and your spouse. It’s a chance for you and your spouse to test out all the evidence that says dating your spouse will make your marriage better and stronger.
Here’s how it works:
- Commit to 4Dates, in 4 August weeks, 4Fun
- Join the comedy night kick-off August 11 at City Bible Church, it is just $30 per couple. Details and tickets here.
- For the other 3 dates, check out our list of great places to date around the Portland metro area. You can print it–then you and your spouse can circle your top choices.
The end result? Besides a really fun August–expect a new pattern to be established in your marriage.
A pattern of regular dating which brings you closer together. It is also a pattern which increases the odds you and your spouse are satisfied with your relationship. So take advantage of the season and join us in 4Dates, 4Weeks, 4Fun.
Summer is sweet, isn’t it?
And this year, carry some new marital sweetness right into the fall!