Date Night "Rule" I Refuse To Follow....
By tableformore on August 20, 2012
I always hear and read a rule that if you are ever on a date night with your husband that you should not talk about your kids?
I have to whole heartedly disagree with that. There is not one moment that I do not think about my children, as I am sure all of us feel that way. I am not me without them. Just like I am not me with my husband. We all go hand in hand. That is why I get so annoyed when people say "never talk about kids on date nights!". I just do not get it. You can still have a perfect evening with your husband and talk about your kids. Hello, you and your husband CREATED them, they are your masterpieces. They are your entire beings. They are on this earth because of you. Because of your love. Therefore trying to focus on something else just seems foriegn to me.
Jordan and I just got back from our trip to England. Insert...date week for us haha!
We never do date nights during the year, we just save them up and do a vacation, just the two of us. It is refreshing and wonderful to get away and spend time alone. But, there is always a piece of us missing, our kids. We talk about them 247. I do not feel that it takes away from the two of us, because they are US! We can still focus on us at the same time even with talk about the kids. I guess, I just do not get it.
So therefore when people say to not talk about your kids, I refuse to follow that "rule" of marriage. We are happily married and I would say have an amazing marriage, and we talk about our kids during dinners or outings. Seeing Jordan's love for our kids only makes me love him more. Sure I love hearing him talk about politics (I find this shockingly sexy!) but come on at the end of the day it is Jordan and I and our family.
The rest is just details....
What are your thoughts of the rule of "Do not discuss kids on date night!?"
Thomas even comes on date weeks with us!:) (I will do a post on his adventures!)
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