6 Benefits of Double Dating

The Herald NG
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Going out with other couples can be an awesome way to add some spice and flavor in your relationship. Here are a few reasons you should double date with other likeminded couples.

1. Make more friends

One of the biggest advantages of double dating is that you can make a variety of friends. You can either go double dating with a couple you know from many years or you can take another couple along blindly. If you double date with someone you don’t know very well, you will be able to make a new set of friends. Whether you and your boyfriend go out with that couple again or not, you can still treat them as friends or acquaintances.

2. Know about other people’s love lives

If you are spending all your time only with one another, chances are that you maybe getting cut off from the rest of the world. When you go double dating with another couple, you will get an opportunity to know about their love lives, their equation as a couple and their relationship in general. You may also get to know about how they met and what stage of their relationship they are in right now.

3. Compare and contrast

A useful benefit of double dating is that you can benchmark your relationship. By knowing more about another couple, you can compare and contrast your own relationship with theirs. You can compare everything from your dressing styles, etiquette and manners, behaviors, personalities and tastes. Double dating can give you a fair idea about where you stand as a couple.

4. Add freshness to you relationship

It may be possible that your relationship has lost its edge because you and your boyfriend have become too comfortable with each other. This is often seen in couples who have been in a relationship for a long time. Add more freshness and zing to you relationship by inviting another couple to join you for a date or a night out together.

5. Rekindle the romance in your relationship

When you go on a double date with another couple, you are likely to make conversation with the other man and your husband may also chat with the other woman. This can lead to some amount of healthy flirtation. When you see your man talking with another woman, you will value having him in your life as your boyfriend. All these elements will help you to rekindle the lost romance in your relationship.

6. Find emotional support in another couple

Double dating is not just advantageous for having fun on dates but also for creating a long term support system. Once you strike a rapport with another couple by going out on a few dates, you can find emotional support in each other when you face any problem or crisis in life.

7. More the merrier

Double dating is beneficial when you want to pursue an activity which is more fun when you have friends around. There are a few types of activities that can prove to be more enjoyable when you pursue them in the company of friends. This includes playing video games, playing a sport, watching movies or having a barbecue. Double dating with another couple will give you more company and add fun to the things that you generally do as a couple.

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