But if that’s all you can find to talk about, it’s time to expand your repertoire.As the Scriptures say, “A man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one.” This is a great mystery, but it is an illustration of the way Christ and the church are one.(Ephesians –32) Marriage is meant to be a microcosm of the church’s relationship to Jesus.
With Jesus, that means prayer and studying scripture.
With a spouse, it means digging beneath the surface of “how was your day” and “Johnny has a field trip tomorrow” until you see the heart underneath. Try these date night conversation starters for married couples.
It’s amazing how we can be married ten, twenty, thirty, forty, or even fifty plus years and still find there is much we don’t know about each other.
It doesn't really matter how long you've been with your partner, if you have kids, they have a way of sneaking into the conversations you have with each other. Ever thought of arming yourselves with a list of conversation starters?
Ones that give you and your spouse an opportunity to talk about your history together or your future, and take a break from discussing potty training or bedtime strategies?
We found a plethora of resources online for creating your own personalized list of questions the next time you find yourselves with some face-to-face time, alone.Some are thoughtful and heart warming, others are just downright funny.Here are 6 to get you started:· 20 Good Date Questions for Married Couples to Ask Each Other, The Romanic Couple· 50 Questions to Ask your Spouse on a Date Night, Zachterry· Couples Conversation Starters, Life123· Date Questions, I Gotta Have My Orange Juice· Funny Relationship Questions and 33 Fun Relationship Questions, Relationship Questions· Conversation Fun for Couples, Suite 101 Now that you have the tools to make each of you as engaging as your children, your biggest challenge is getting out on an actual date! You kiss the kids goodnight, flee to the minivan and drive into the sunset — or at least to the nearest Olive Garden.Halfway through the salad and breadsticks you realize you’ve been talking about the kids for the last twenty minutes, and that’s when it hits you. Discussing the kids on date night isn’t necessarily a bad thing.Your children are a cherished common interest, after all, and sometimes you need to hash out parenting questions and conflicts when the kids aren’t around.