Written by Rachel Eddins, Social date. COVID has taken quite a toll on our well being and our love lives. Deciding on an engaging date night can social date challenging as it is, and when you add a pandemic in the mix, things become even more tricky! It is important to continue to cultivate your relationship and pay especially close attention to the needs of your partner while isolating. At a time when every day can feel monotonous and it is so easy to give in to the overwhelming stress of an unknown future, dating becomes all the more essential. Break out of your routine and invest in finding new levels of connection with your partner.
But social distancing doesn't have to mean complete and total isolation—especially if you've been struck by Cupid's arrow.
Many people are opting into food delivery services as some restaurants are still waiting to open their dining rooms back up. If you and your date have exchanged addresses, considering sending them a digital gift card which many food delivery apps also offeran option that you could give as social date of your affection.
Why not send your date a letter? There is no shortage of apps and services that let people video chat from the comfort of their own home: FaceTime, Skype, Zoom, Instagram, Snapchat, and many more.
Set some time aside, practice your ice breakers, and have a nice time getting to know each other. Parks and trails around the city have remained open, for the most part.
Grab your masks, and meet up for a nice socially-distanced stroll. You get the benefit of in-person interaction and some exercise while also spending time albeit six feet apart with your date. Try Netflix Social date, the popular Google Chrome extension that lets people watch shows and movies together, while also allowing for real-time chat between watchers.
You and your date could take turns queueing up videos you think the other would like and watch them together while chatting. Filed under.
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