Columbus dating ideas
While shared rituals—such as splitting the penne at your favorite Italian joint every Friday—can be a fun tradition, research shows relationships need novelty too.
Keeping things fresh can increase relationship satisfaction and bring back those “butterflies” that we’ve all had on the first few dates, at the same time flooding the brain with feel-good dopamine Couples’ shared participation in novel and arousing activities and experienced relationship quality. Department of Psychology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, N. Journal of Personal and Social Psychology, 2000; 78(2): 273-84.
The best part is you don’t have to look too far (or dig too deep in the wallet) to find fun and affordable date ideas.
It's the perfect way to unplug while still capturing fun and memorable moments.
The ambitious and craft-savvy among us can even turn the pics into a scrapbook to give as a holiday or anniversary present.
Cost: $$Scout out seasonal produce, take advantage of the freshest ingredients, support local businesses, and get to know exactly where your food is coming from.
Arrive early for dibs on the biggest selection, or come by an hour before close to get the best deals.
When you get home, whip up some healthy snacks or a romantic meal for two.
Cost: $ - $$$Scoping out the various for-sale goods can be the perfect way to score super cheap (and needed) clothes and home décor.