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April

Couple Appreciation Month – April 2023

“I came in from the wilderness, a creature void of form
‘Come in,’ she said, ‘I’ll give you shelter from the storm'”    
Bob Dylan

Sometimes that’s all it takes. Maybe we’re all just looking for a little shelter.

When’s the last time you went out of your way to show some true affection to your other half? If your romantic memories all consist of Hulu and pizza, maybe it’s time for some passion.

April’s National Couple Appreciation Month is the right time to show some sweet overtures.

It’s springtime!

 

Couple Appreciation Month timeline

2011 & 2018
Royal weddings

In a true act of couple appreciation, more than 22 million viewers around the world tuned in to watch a pair of princes and princesses marry. Our fascination with the ceremonies shows that people really do love love.

1965
Sonny and Cher released "I Got You Babe"
" Put your little hand in mine
There ain't no hill or mountain we can't climb"

It's such an iconic tribute to romance that we're leaving the date of Sonny and Cher's divorce off of our timeline.

1632
Taj Mahal lovingly dedicated

India's emperor Shah Juhan commissioned the architectural wonder, the Taj Mahal palace, in honor of his late queen, Mumtaz Mahal. The tribute is now one of the seventh wonders of the world. #Goals

1590-1615
Shakespeare puts love in words

The playwright and poet published epic romantic sonnets and stories. The author so powerfully described the couples' experience of desire and passion that many modern romantic films and novels are based to some degree on Shakespeare's characters and stories.

Couple Appreciation Month Activities

  1. Put it in writing

    Want to add a special touch? Jot down a line or two from a romantic poem or love song.

  2. Remember when?

    Instead of dropping cash on a big gesture, take your one-and-only to the spot where you proposed or where you first met.

  3. Cook

    Making food together seems to stir up passion. Don't know how? Choose from about 175 million recipes online. You do have an internet connection, yes?

Why We Love Couple Appreciation Month

  1. It’s an excuse to revive the romance

    The flames of romantic love can sometimes flicker out when left unattended. That’s why it’s good to have a reminder every now and then. Celebrate by showing some extra appreciation in April, and just see if they don’t get a little excited.

  2. It’s a whole month long

    Valentine’s Day only lasts 24 hours, but National Couple Appreciation Month lasts a whole *consults calculator*... 720 hours! Having a weekly date night in April means four or five special nights instead of just one.

  3. It’s all about your sweetie

    Let’s face it — you fell for your significant other for a reason. Maybe she’s got the brightest smile on the planet or he’s the best dancer in town. Couple Appreciation Month is about appreciating the things that made you fall, and maybe even finding a reason to fall harder.

Couple Appreciation Month dates

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