National Spouses Day (January 26)
Check out the weird holiday National Spouses Day on January 26. Learn the history of Spouses Day, and get ideas on how to celebrate.
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History of National Spouses Day
Spouses Day has been celebrated since the mid-1980s, but we’re not entirely certain how or where it began.
In 1984, the April holiday MIlitary Spouses Day was established by United States President Ronald Reagan, which may have been the starting-off point for Spouses Day.
A decade later in 1994, Japan began celebrating National Good Husband and Wife Day.
Valentine’s Day is famous for showering affection on your love interest, but this weird holiday focuses on couples who have made their vows. Two million people get married every year in the United States.
Instead of romantic gifts, Spouses Day is about gifting your time to your marriage partner. You’re encouraged to spend time alone together and think about the journey you have been on as a couple.
Science shows that twenty minutes of holding hands or cuddling with your partner releases feel-good hormones and releases stress.
Use Spouses Day to spend time with your spouse and let them know you appreciate one another.
Ideas for National Spouses Day
You can gift your spouse some chocolates and flowers, but here are some other ideas for making Spouses Day special.
Deep Dish Brownies For Two In Ramekins - Homemade In The Kitchen
Ooey gooey Deep Dish Brownies For Two In Ramekins are homemade brownies from scratch and make the perfect dessert for two on National Spouses Day. Top with vanilla ice cream for an extra decadent dessert.
What to Do When Your Spouse Hurts Your Feelings
There will always be hurt feelings in a marriage, whether coming from a fight or argument, or even just on accident when a husband or wife says or does something inadvertently. On National Spouses Day, learn the correct way to handle the situation when your spouse hurts your feelings.
200+ Never Have I Ever Questions for Couples
Spend time getting to know the one you love most with these fun Never Have I Ever Questions for couples! Keep your relationship close as you go through these entertaining Never Have I Ever for couples to learn even more about one another.
14 Beautiful Anniversary Journal Ideas
An anniversary journal can be used on National Spouses Day to document special moments and reflect on what you’ve learned in your relationship. They also make really great gifts for your partner or someone you know that is getting married!
4 Key Lessons From Health Issues in Marriage
If you or your partner has a chronic illness, these four marriage lessons learned from health issues might be useful for you to read on National Spouses Day.
What Is It Really Like to Work With Your Spouse?
Learn what it's like to work with your spouse professionally on National Spouses Day - maybe you'll end up wanting to do it, too!
Video Games Can Help Your Marriage
You say you are sick of your husband playing Xbox all Friday night? Here’s how to turn his obsession to your advantage on National Spouses Day.
How to Live Happily Ever After in Your Marriage
Learn the secret to a fairy-tale ending on National Spouses Day in this post that teaches about how to live happily ever after in your marriage with your spouse.
100 Would You Rather Questions for Couples
Spice up your nighttime routine on National Spouses Day with these fun Would You Rather Questions for couples. Would You Rather is the perfect game for the next in-home date night with your spouse.
Small Batch Desserts: PB Bars for Two
The perfect amount of dessert for two on National Spouses Day: learn how to make pb bars for two with today’s small batch dessert recipe! thick layers of peanut butter and chocolate to delight in.
The Most Important Marriage Advice You Will Ever Hear
If you are newly married, recently engaged, or have been been married for a long time, this is the most important marriage advice you will ever hear. Read it now on National Spouses Day.
110 Conversation Starters for Couples
These Conversation Starter Questions For Couples are perfect for first dates, National Spouses Day, or 50th Wedding Anniversaries. You will find fun, silly and serious questions in this collection of ideas.
30+ Best Road Trips for Couples Around the World
If you are looking for a romantic vacation for National Spouses Day, why not try a road trip? You can take your time and enjoy each other’s company. It’s one of the best ways to travel together.
100+ Unique and Frugal Date Ideas
Here is a huge list of frugal and fun date ideas for National Spouses Day! There are ideas for at-home dates, date night out, and even dates you can go on with other couples. These date night ideas for staying home or going out will be some of your best memories, no matter what outfit you choose.
Top 200 Questions for Couples Who Want To Be Closer
If you and your spouse are looking for a fun date idea for National Spouses Day, you’re going to love asking each other these couples’ questions. You’ll find thought provoking questions, along with conversation starters and tips on how to keep the conversation going.
5 Cheap Date Night Ideas
Dating your significant other is so important – you need that quality time to reset and reconnect. Here are 5 cheap date night ideas for when you’re trying to save some cash, but also want to do something special together on National Spouses Day.
How Have a Biblical Marriage with Mutual Respect
On National Spouses Day, learn how to have a Biblical marriage based on scripture but where both the wife AND the husband treat each other with mutual respect.
Frugal Date Night At Home Ideas
When it comes to date night at-home ideas there are many options to choose from, but that isn’t the problem. Finding one that you're are not tired of doing is more the problem. Then there is always the budget to consider. Give these at hoem date night ideas a try on National Spouses Day.
5 Tips for Staying Connected with Your Spouse
The holiday season can bring so much stress and running here and there, but the irony here is that the holidays are supposed to be a time to reconnect with family and loved ones. Use National Spouses Day as a way to recover from the hectic holiday season and reconnect.
15 Tips for a Healthy & Successful Marriage
Whether you’re a newlywed or are approaching your golden anniversary, these 15 tips for a healthy and successful marriage will work for you on National Spouses Day.
31 Journaling Prompts for Couples
Journaling with your partner on National Spouses Day can be a fun and intimate exercise. It’s a great way to explore your inner self and gain a better understanding of the dynamics in your relationship. It creates an opportunity for dialogue that might not otherwise happen. And, you can express yourself in ways that wouldn’t be comfortable speaking aloud!
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