If you've ever read an article or list of tips for how to have a stable and happy marriage, you'll know that every last one includes something about regularly carving out some alone time together. I recently re-read something I wrote myself, several years ago, and cringed at my words. "Doesn't matter how busy you are!" I counselled. "Budget for a weekly date night, and make it special!"
Well, as someone who's waiting for seven W-2's to come in the mail, I can now attest that there is a big difference between being as busy as you want to be and being as busy as you have to be. It's true that date night, home date night, or even just some unplugged alone time together is very...READ MORE