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date night?

My DH and I have been married for 26 years. We have "date night" about once every couple of weeks. I want more.... too demanding?

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EBethG

Asked by EBethG at 1:08 PM on Oct. 7, 2010 in Relationships

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  • not at all. its great u want more time with him
    Phippsandrea

    Answer by Phippsandrea at 1:11 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • After 26 years years, NO, Lol! Demand away! I'm sure your kids are grown or almost grown so theres no reason for you to be stuck at home!
    jnd951999

    Answer by jnd951999 at 1:12 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • If you have older kids who can be at home by themselves, I would say take advantage of it and go on as many dates as you can!
    bb510

    Answer by bb510 at 1:14 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • Yes, our kids are grown and out on their own. I have a granddaughter thats 3. I keep her as much as they will allow, lol.
    EBethG

    Comment by EBethG (original poster) at 1:15 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I also should have added: our last to leave the nest was our 25 yr old dau. Its kinda like we have to get to know each other all over again.
    EBethG

    Comment by EBethG (original poster) at 1:16 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • not at all!! me and my dh go on a date night ever saturday. my mom has no problem at all watching the baby. you two need time to yourselves.. enjoy at much as possible
    emmalouwho

    Answer by emmalouwho at 1:16 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • Nope. I've been married for over 21 years - and we have date night every week.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 1:21 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I don't think so.

    We've been married 25 years, our only has moved across country for college, and we have a "date" night 2-3 nights a week.. You know.. Scratch that. We have "date" night everynight. Even if we do not go "out", we have date night right here at home. Everynight has become date night for us since our son left home. We make the most of our nights, whether we are home, or out and about. We treat each night we have alone like a date night. Date night to us isn't about going out necessarily. Date night is about how we treat one another and interact with each other. We treat each night like a date night, we treat each other like we are on a "date" everynight. No matter where we are .
    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 1:28 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I say go out as much as possible. You're kids are grown, you need to enjoy this part of your life together and spend that quality time together that was once hard to come by. Demand away!!!
    hobbitswife04

    Answer by hobbitswife04 at 1:53 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • not too demanding ... DH and I go out once a week
    4_28_bbboy

    Answer by 4_28_bbboy at 2:10 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

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