"Romance is created through affection between the two of you, like compliments, light touching or remembering what your partner likes—like their favorite ice cream or a single stem of their favorite flower," Greer says."Romance can be found when you pay attention to your partner, remember what they like and show them they matter to you." Some romantic ideas for her or for him include: "Flowers and candlelight can be romantic, but so can hot dogs and a baseball game," Boykin says."You're prioritizing your time with your partner so that you can create more intimacy between the two of you. “It's not the amount of money you spend or what you're doing, rather than the fact you're setting aside time to be together and build intimacy," Greer says.
But coming up with new date ideas is harder than it seems!
That's why we polled the experts to reveal their favorite date night (and day) ideas for couples, first-time dates and relationship statuses in between.
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