Aim for an unexplored area for a longer day trip or try a short round-trip ride for a first date where you're still—literally and figuratively—testing the waters. Find a local charity, like a soup kitchen or pet shelter, and volunteer for the day.
You never know when you'll find your next one-of-a-kind furniture piece, so spend a few hours perusing a dedicated antiques mart or thrift store. Studies say that acts of generosity increase well-being and happiness, and couldn't you use some more of that in your life? If you need some guidance, you can download apps like Star Tracker.
You can usually rent them online, hourly, for an affordable rate.
Speaking of water views, relocate your date to the nearest ferry if you want a change of scenery with some breezes bowing.
Seek a companion who is worthy to go to the temple to be sealed to you for time and all eternity.
Just as God has put a lot of love and thought into his pursuit of you, we husbands want to put a lot of love and thought into how we pursue our wives.
Justin Buzzard (MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary) is the founder and lead pastor of Garden City Church in Silicon Valley.
Because fancy dinners and costly ticket prices all add up, here's the ultimate guide to dating on a real-person budget ($), from stay-at-home options for the true homebodies to outdoorsy adventures that only require a little bit of spare cash and the right attitude.
Yes, as cheesy as it may sound, riding a tandem bike (AKA the bicycle built for two) can be quite the adventure for a super-coordinated couple who want to experiment with something more unconventional than your typical scenic trail ride.
Always be kind and respectful when you ask for a date or when you accept or decline one.