Valentine’s Day: A Day for Romance and Rekindling
Valentine’s Day marks a day of fresh romance for some, while it offers the opportunity for the rekindling of romance for those who have been in relationships for some time. In today’s busy world, it can be challenging to come up with creative and fresh date ideas. However, there’s no reason why Lifehack can’t offer a “love hack” or two every once in a while, especially on Valentine’s Day. Rather than just suggest one or two “love hacks,” we’re going to serve up 14 of them for you. Here are some excellent Valentine’s Day date ideas that you and your sweetheart can enjoy:
1. Karaoke Night
If you’re feeling adventurous and vulnerability isn’t an issue for you, head out to your local karaoke bar for a night of singing and dancing. This unique date idea is also a great way to relieve tension from the work week while having fun.
2. Movie Matinee
Going to the movies isn’t exactly a novel idea, but what if you and your sweetheart were to skip work and hit the theater for a matinee? The movies will be less crowded, and you’ll feel like you’re ahead of the game when it comes to Valentine’s Day plans.
3. Tea Night
Tea houses are gaining in popularity all over the world, and spending time in one with your date is an excellent idea. You can experiment with teas you’ve never had the chance to try before, and you won’t have to keep a check on your drinking.
4. An Evening Picnic
The weather may not always cooperate with everyone on this one, but it can still be done. You can simply have an indoor picnic under candlelight or spend time outdoors if the climate permits. It’s a classic date idea that can go over well no matter what you serve and when you serve it.
5. A Night at the Bookstore
Exploring a bookstore with your date is simply magical. You can discover new books that might appeal to you and get to know your date’s reading preferences better.
Hit the rink with your date, whether it’s the ice rink or roller rink. Even if you can’t skate very well, you’ll find that your date might be impressed with your willingness to do something that you may not be all that great at.
7. A Bed & Breakfast Excursion
This date idea is perfect for those who’d like to spend a night away from home to add some spark to their relationship. It’s like taking a mini-vacation without having to stray too far from home, making it perfect for returning to work the next day.
8. Check out a Comedy Show
Laughter isn’t only the best medicine, but it can also help spur romance. Going to a comedy show – be it stand-up, sketch, or improv – is a great way to break the ice and have a great time in the process.
9. Visit a Cocktail Lounge
If the idea of going to a tea house doesn’t appeal, a cocktail lounge might be more your kind of thing. These lounges usually offer privacy and a quiet, dimly lit setting where you and your date can enjoy each other’s company.
10. Take in a Concert at Home
It’s less expensive to watch a concert on television or on the Internet, and you get to pick the artist you and your date would love to watch perform.
11. Movie Night
This is easy and can be done at home or in a movie theater. It’s also not the least expensive option, but it’s an excellent option if you want to “love hack” your Valentine’s Day experience.
12. Take in a Cooking Class
Learn a new skill, enjoy a meal, and bond over the preparation of a meal.
13. Hit the Gym
Bond over a healthy lifestyle while doing something good for your bodies. It’s likely that the gym won’t be as crowded as usual at this time of year.
14. Build for the Future
Take a step back from your day-to-day routine and think about where you and your date want to go in the future. You can even do this in conjunction with any of the above suggestions so that you can start building for the future right away.
Whether you’re into Valentine’s Day or not, these date ideas are definitely worth keeping handy so you can mix it up when you’re planning your next date with that special someone. Happy Valentine’s Day!