Creative Date Nights At Your Fingertips
A 2016 study by the Institute for Family Studies honed on the importance of regular dates night for married partners. Their survey of 10,000 couples revealed that getting out without kids once a month, compared to more and less frequently, was linked to the longest lasting marriages.
Unfortunately, their research also revealed that only 30% of married couples are getting out as often as once a month. Nearly 4 out of every 10 barely make time for dates at all!
We get it, life is busy, date nights can be costly and it’s hard to plan ahead with so much on your plate. That’s why we’ve got your back with these smartphone apps that can be used to make date night great.
Find New Restaurants Without the Risk
Stepping outside the routine of picking from the same handful of restaurants can feel a little risky. Will the food be good? What’s the environment like? Popular apps like Yelp and OpenTable take all the guesswork out of the decision.
With Yelp, diners post their own reviews of restaurants along with pictures of their experience. Because of the popularity of this app, most restaurants have tons of reviews so users can trust they’re getting an accurate picture of what to expect at a new establishment.
On OpenTable, the planning side of a night out is simple as they allow couples to hop on the app and book a reservation from their smartphone. No more last minute, desperate calls on Friday afternoon!
Experience New Events Within Budget
Whether you’ve been together for a few years or a few decades, date night can easily start to feel like the same thing on repeat. Dinner out is easy and it’s affordable, but it can also get boring!
Smartphone apps like Groupon and LivingSocial are bringing some variety back to date night, without excluding tight budgets! These services offer limited time, local specials at a deep discount. Options regularly include ceramics class for two, improv comedy tickets and murder mystery events.
Keep Up-to-Date on New Movie Releases
Moviefone and FandangoNow are among the highest rated movie ticket buying applications that can be downloaded on both Android and iOS. These apps allow users to skip long lines by searching for movie times online and buying their tickets from their mobile device.
That’s not all — these easy-to-operate apps keep moviegoers up-to-date on new releases. Watch trailers, read reviews and peek at the Rotten Tomato scores before deciding on your date night plans.
Take advantage of the convenience of planning a date night on your smartphone, don’t forget to turn that device to silent once date night begins. Take our advice and enjoy your significant other totally distraction-free.
~Here’s to Your Financial Health!