Unlike Valentine’s Day, National Spouse's Day isn’t about fancy gifts or elegant dinners. It’s about spending quality time with your spouse and appreciating the ways they enrich your life.
Celebrating National Spouses Day is a great way to reconnect with your spouse and keep that spark alive.
Studies have shown that couples who take time out of their schedule to spend it with their significant others are more likely to stay married.
Life can often get busy when it comes to jobs or our children, but the day reminds us to take time and be thankful for our life-long companion.
IDEAS FOR CELEBRATING NATIONAL SPOUSE'S DAY
WRITE A LOVE NOTE
Putting your thoughts and feelings about your spouse into words can be an overwhelming task.
Here are a few helpful hints to get you started on your own personal love note:
Remind them of all of the reasons you fell in love in the first place.
Write about some favorite moments you’ve had together.
Write about some of your spouse’s best qualities.
Recall how you felt on that special day when you tied-the-knot.
Let them know some things that make you proud of your spouse.
Have a nice meal at home
Do an extra chore before your spouse asks you
Leave a message on the bathroom mirror
Have your kids make a special card
Sneak a note into their bag/book/laptop/wallet
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MARRIAGE
Number of couples married in Las Vegas every single day
The year of marriage which is usually the happiest for most couples
Number of people (in millions!) who get married in the United States each year
Percent of the US population who have said "I do" more than once, according to the Census Bureau.
The number of divorces in the United States every hour.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
— Mingon McLaughlin
Although every day we should value our spouses, January 26th is National Spouse's Day, so make sure you give your husband/wife a hug and a kiss today (and maybe start prepping for Valentine's Day).