06 Mar

Marriage is a journey couples have together, filled with love, growth, and yes, fun! In the midst of life’s responsibilities and challenges, it’s easy to forget to prioritize fun and enjoyment in our relationships. However, making your marriage more fun is not only possible.. but essential for nurturing the bond between you and your spouse.

So lets dive in and find out eight ways to inject more fun into your marriage and keep the flame burning bright:

1. Choose Fun as a Priority

Having fun in your marriage is a conscious choice that requires intention and effort. Make a commitment with your spouse to prioritize fun and enjoyment in your relationship, even amidst life’s busyness and stress.

Example: Dedicate one evening a week to have a fun date night with your spouse, whether it’s trying a new restaurant, playing a board game, or taking a dance class together.

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2. Make Time for Fun

Life can get hectic, but carving out time for fun in your marriage is essential for maintaining a strong connection with your spouse. Schedule regular opportunities for fun and relaxation, whether it’s a weekend getaway, a movie night at home, or a leisurely stroll in the park.

Example: Plan a monthly “fun day” where you and your spouse spend the entire day doing activities you both enjoy, such as hiking, exploring a new city, or attending a cooking class.

3. Explore New Activities Together

Expand your horizons and try new things together as a couple. Whether it’s learning a new hobby, embarking on an adventure, or exploring a new destination, shared experiences can deepen your connection and create lasting memories.

Example: Sign up for a couples’ cooking class where you can learn to prepare exotic dishes from around the world while bonding with your spouse over a shared love of food and adventure.

4. Budget for Fun

Set aside a designated budget for fun activities and experiences in your marriage. Whether it’s a monthly entertainment fund or a savings account for future adventures, allocating resources for fun ensures that you and your spouse can enjoy life to the fullest without financial stress.

Example: Create a “fun jar” where you and your spouse contribute spare change or small amounts of money throughout the month, then use the funds to indulge in spontaneous outings or treats together.

So many people think that they have to spend money to have fun! You don’t, there are many things you can do to have fun on a budget! Check out our great date night card decks to get some great ideas!

5. Embrace Spontaneity

Surprise your spouse with spontaneous gestures and activities that inject excitement and spontaneity into your marriage. Whether it’s a surprise picnic in the park, a spontaneous road trip, or a romantic rendezvous under the stars, spontaneity keeps the spark alive in your relationship.

Example: Plan a surprise weekend getaway for your spouse to a destination they’ve always wanted to visit, complete with activities and experiences tailored to their interests and preferences.

You’ve probably heard us talk about the 2-2-2 rule and how it can transform your relationship. Check out the great podcast titled: 184. The 2-2-2 Rule Is The Key To A Happy Marriage.

For most couples, it is the little things that they stop doing that cause the big things to snowball in their marriage.. and often times even lead to divorce. 

We ran across a great news article that talked about the 2-2-2 rule that couples say is the key to a happy marriage. After reading the article.. we agree. If couples can do these  3 simple things in their relationship, they will most likely see their marriage thrive. We are one of those couples that have seen our marriage transform because we implemented these things into our marriage on a regular basis.

6. Get Physical and Have Fun Together

Physical intimacy is an essential aspect of marriage, but it’s also an opportunity for fun and exploration with your spouse. Experiment with new techniques, positions, and fantasies to keep things exciting and playful in the bedroom.

Example: Surprise your spouse with a playful game of “strip poker” or “sexy dice” to spice up your intimate moments and ignite passion and excitement between you.

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7. Laugh and Be Silly Together

Laughter is the best medicine for a happy marriage, so don’t be afraid to let loose and be silly with your spouse. Share inside jokes, funny stories, and playful banter to create a lighthearted and joyous atmosphere in your relationship. Because laughter is the secret ingredient to a happy marriage.

Example: Have a “laughing contest” with your spouse where you take turns telling jokes or funny anecdotes, with the goal of making each other laugh until your sides hurt.

8. Find Joy in Everyday Moments

Lastly, remember that fun doesn’t always have to be extravagant or planned. Find joy in the simple pleasures of everyday life, whether it’s cuddling on the couch, cooking a meal together, or watching a funny movie in bed.

Example: Have a “dance party” in your living room with your spouse, where you put on your favorite tunes and let loose, dancing like nobody’s watching and reveling in the joy of each other’s company.

Conclusion: Cultivating Joy and Connection in Your Marriage

Making your marriage more fun is not only beneficial for your relationship but essential for your overall happiness and well-being as a couple. So, dare to infuse more fun into your marriage and watch as your bond grows stronger, your love deeper, and your hearts lighter with each passing day.

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