" as instructed by our guidelines, for fear that someone might think he was having a seizure.Other date highlights include a shopping challenge in which we had 10 minutes to buy each other £1 gifts, and the option to forego dessert and drive somewhere secluded to kiss.
Couples worldwide can download the Great Date Experiment material, including a series of worksheets that set the theme for each of the six dates, offer inspiration for what to do and where to go, and even pose conversation starters and cheeky challenges for dating couples.
I missed the heady days of dating when we would spend hours in soulful conversation gazing into one another's eyes – instead of debating our differences and staring at the TV in companionable silence.
I selected my paramour carefully and found the perfect match. Handsome, witty, and a husband and father himself, he understood my need to escape the constraints of family life for occasional carefree dates.
If it hadn't been for my friend's timely question, I might have continued harbouring a silent sense that marriage wasn't turning out quite as expected.
Divorce statistics and a recent spate of celebrity infidelities clearly show where such marital malaise can lead.