(PRWEB) February 13, 2014
Every year, as America gets ready to say goodbye to cold winter temperatures, snow, and layers of clothing and before welcoming springtime rain, flowers, and warmer temperatures, society pauses to celebrate love. Valentine’s Day has become a day that is used publically celebrate the important people in the lives of Americans, whether platonic love, romantic love, or new love. In a recent informal survey conducted by Premier Match Inc., a leading executive matchmaking company based in NYC and Washington DC, it was found that on Valentine’s Day, dating ideas are as diverse and unique as the people who go on them.
This Valentine’s Day, no matter what stage of friendship or relationship you find yourself and your partner, spend the day appreciating each other. If a relationship is new , the thought of a plethora of hearts, balloons, roses, and chocolates can be overwhelming. The survey showed, however, that it can be fairly easy to relieve the pressure of the situation and make plans to spend some time together that day simply getting to know one another better.
Here are four of the more popular Valentine’s Day date ideas from the survey that can be enjoyed by both new couples and seasoned daters alike:
Take the pressure off of a first meeting by inviting your date out to ‘just dessert’. Find a local ice cream parlor, bakery, or sweets shop that has dine-in, or, if the weather is nice, get it to go, and eat at the local park or waterway. Each of you can pick your favorite sweet treat and have a casual, getting to know you conversation over something you both enjoy. If your match has been made for quite some time, Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to express sentiments. Call ahead or stop in to the bakery prior to your date and have your partner’s name or a special message put on a sweet treat for them to add to the whimsy of the day.
If the two of you are people who enjoy nature, then why not experience and enjoy it together? Find a spot to go fishing, rent a paddleboat, or grab your sneakers and a water bottle and find a public trail to take an afternoon hike on. To turn up the Valentine’s Day romance, go for a nice hot air balloon ride, but be sure to call ASAP to reserve it.
If you both appreciate expanding your minds through the arts and expressions of others, you can buy passes for an art gallery or museum exhibit. Many theatres also offer a special Valentine’s Day matinee or dinner theater, where you can enjoy a play while sharing a meal.
4.Tour and Taste
Make an appointment at a local vineyard and enjoy a tour. The two of you can enjoy learning about some locally grown grapes and the wines they produce as well as share a bottle together after the tour or enjoy a wine tasting. You could also check out local breweries if hand crafted beer is more your taste.
Remember, Valentine’s Day and cultivating a relationship are less about what is actually done and more about whom the time is spent with. Christie Nightingale, the Founder and CEO of Premier Match said, “Don’t stress about planning the perfect Valentine’s Day. With a little thought and a lot of sincerity and intention, whatever date is decided on will be greatly appreciated and can go a long way in the eyes of your partner.”