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The Benefits of a Couples Getaway

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There's a popular saying that "couples who travel together, stay together." While we don't know whether or not there is scientific proof for this statement, it is true that when asked, a majority of couples say traveling together is one important aspect of keeping their relationship strong. And once you are parents, even though family time is important, it is also important to spend time alone as a couple without the kids. Taking a yearly couple's getaway is a great way to strengthen your marriage and have fun together. If you have an upcoming anniversary, birthday, or other special event, use it as an excuse to grab your spouse and go out and experience the world together! 

While traveling together, it's important to work together. Compromise is essential in both the planning of a couples getaway and in the execution. Decide where you will go together. Take into consideration your financial situation, and choose something that doesn't cause stress or strain. A "stay-cation" (where you either stay at home or at a local hotel, and experience the sites of your own hometown or a nearby location) can have many of the same benefits as an exotic vacation in a faraway place. The important thing is to spend time together away from the concerns of regular day-to-day life. Leave the kids with family or friends, ignore your texts and emails, and just soak up some one-on-one time. Be somewhere where there are no dishes ...

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