Time for another fantastic Continue-the-Courtship Night.
Tonight, it's his turn.
Fortunately, most guys are pretty simple and practical in our needs.
After a hard day at work or school, sometimes we guys
just want to get away from the house, go someplace quiet, and have your
full attention with no distractions. This is especially true
when the children come and they require most of mommy's time. Hubby
starts to miss the attention he received when you were in "girlfriend
Getting out of mommy mode is not always easy, but is necessary
in order to help him feel that his girlfriend hasn't been permanently
replaced with someone's mom.
Your stuck-at-home (because you are on a tight budget and/or have small children) date idea is this:
Take a couple of hours before he gets home to freshen up and put your
"girlfriend" on. Take a nap if you need to, and put on some music or do
other rituals that get you in the mood. You can be proactive. Don't wait for him to get you in the mood to be a girlfriend.
Set up the children so they have a safe activity to distract them.
Make him a simple meal that he likes. When he comes in, greet him
warmly. Take off his shoes and put some slippers on his feet (if he has
Put on a film that he enjoys (don't know? ask him
before hand), and bring him his meal. Feed it to him if he likes that.
Then sit with him and give him your full attention as he talks to you.
Focus on saying "yes" to whatever he suggests or
initiates (within reason).
Next week is your turn, but tonight, let it be all about him. Remind him that his girlfriend is still in there.