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How to Have a Marriage Getaway

Sep 27, 2023 / Dating Your Spouse     

After years of marriage, many couples ask themselves…“Will it ever get any better than this?” With work, kids, and everything in between—life’s challenges can easily take a toll on marriage. So before your marriage begins to suffer, make your spouse your first priority and follow these steps on how to have a marriage getaway. First, realize there is no perfect time. So why not now?! Second, determine how much money you’ll spend. Be real about your budget, and then get creative with different places you can go. Third, make child arrangements as soon as possible. Once you have a potential date on the calendar, call a trusted friend or family member to watch the kids. For more on this topic on my blog go to



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