Why You Should Travel With Your Partner Before Taking the Next Step


Getting to know someone on a deeper level involves being open to trying new things, and discovering what one another enjoys most in life. But it also involves a few other things as well. For instance, finding out how a person interacts with others. How someone interacts with others can say a lot about what type of person they are. Are they kind and sweet to others even if they don’t know them? And are they the type of person that you can spend long periods of time with and stay easy going, have fun, and are happy, but without all the drama? Or are they the type that is high strung and gets disappointed easily, argues with everyone, and never seems to be happy, no matter what?


As well, getting to know someone on a deeper level requires seeing who someone really is at their core, underneath it all, and without dressing things up to make them seem better than the reality. But to know how someone feels about different things, what their beliefs are, and what their idiosyncrasies are, their pet peeves, as well as what makes them smile the most. In this article, I wanted to share my thoughts on why traveling with your partner can not only be a lot of fun, exciting, and something to do with your loved one, but also why you should travel together when you’re dating or in a relationship.

We should all be open to exploring, learning, and trying new things. As well, we should try to keep things interesting and fun by being spontaneous once in awhile. One of the best ways to get to know someone on a deeper level, is to travel together.  Traveling with someone will let you see first hand many things, including how someone interacts with others, how well you interact with each other, and all in all, if you’re truly compatible and will enjoy the exclusivity of sharing your time with one another for a longer period. Spending a longer time with a person gives you the chance to know them well, and to see whether or not you truly are compatible. What better way to see how good you are together than to travel, and even if it’s a short day trip driving to some fun, new destination.


Finding out what you both like is essential, and you should care about one another’s opinions, needs, wants, and even where they would like to travel. We all have our own likes, but when you’re sharing your time with someone else, it’s important to remember a few things. You should be open-minded, giving, considerate, and easy going as much as possible. Make sure that you’re being fair and that you take one another’s ideas, thoughts, and feelings into consideration when making decisions. Take turns picking and choosing destinations, restaurants, and fun activities to do.


Last but not least, if you’re in a relationship and you’re thinking of taking the next step and getting engaged, or even if you’re dating someone and not exclusive, but you’re dating with marital intentions and you want to know how someone is before taking that next step, you should definitely consider traveling together. It will open your eyes towards seeing how a person acts in different situations, and it will give you a chance to not only spend some sweet quality time together, but to learn more about each other.


It’s always wise to travel with someone before taking your relationship to the next level, so that you can see how compatible you are and how well you get along when you’re forced to be closer for a longer duration. And remember, even if you’re the busy type, you should be making time for your relationship or the person you’re dating, because everything important to you in life should be treated as a priority, and having a balanced life, means making time for things that you value and care for.


Here are 6 tips for some fun things that you can do while traveling with you partner.

 

1. Take a road trip, or a trip overseas, and go sightseeing.


2. Go wine tasting.


3. Do a little research to find some beautiful waterfalls.

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4. Find the best beaches and bring out your playful sides.


5. Arrange for a couples massage.

Or even better at times, you be the masseuse. Take a timeout from exploring to relax, breathe, and enjoy a little human contact.

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6. If you stay at a hotel, ask the concierge where some of the happening spots are.

Anne Cohen

Founder, Owner, Writer, and Editor at Anne Cohen Writes
Anne Cohen is a lifestyle and relationship blogger based in Los Angeles, CA. Her blogs are Anne Cohen and Anne Cohen Writes. She contributes to various publications including The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, and many more. She's passionate about love, writing, chess, and more than anything, her two kids.

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2 thoughts on “Why You Should Travel With Your Partner Before Taking the Next Step

  1. I completely agree with what you are saying, and the ideas are great! I’ve traveled the country with my SO before we had kids, I’m glad we did 🙂

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