National Couple's Day

National Couple's Day
National Couple’s Day is August 18, a date where love is in the air, and it smells sweet with a hint of spice! It’s National Couple’s Day, the time to celebrate the one you adore.
History
National Couple’s Day is a bigger deal now more than ever. As the world becomes more progressive and inclusive to the many forms of love, different types of couples are able to celebrate their existence. Whether you’re in a same-sex, opposite sex, or gender non–conforming relationship, your love and existence is valid.
Gender roles within relationships are changing! More women in opposite sex relationships are becoming the primary bread winner while their male partners are opting to stay home.
As roles evolve and the collective mind broadens, couple’s become stronger and happier.
Background
1375
First Reference of Valentine's Day
Geoffrey Chaucer creates Valentine's Day by writing about it in his poem “Parliament of Foules"
1967
Loving v. Virginia
Interracial Marriage Becomes Legal In The US
1970
Pride Parade Begins
The First Pride Parade Occurred As a Reaction to the Stonewall Riots
2015
Marriage Equality
The US Supreme Court Dissolves All Bans On Same Sex Marriage
FAQ
What is international girlfriend day?
August 1 is National Girlfriend Day! Take this day to celebrate and spoil your girlfriend to show her just how much she means to you!
How does "143" mean "I love you?"
“143” is the numerical equivalent to the amount of letters in “I love you”. I = 1 letter%2c Love = 4 letters, You = 3 letters!
Is today National Kissing Day?
National Kissing Day (aka International Kissing Day and World Kiss Day) is celebrated annually on July 6. It’s time to grab your favorite person and pucker up!
National Couple's Day Activities
1.
Cook a Romantic Meal Together
Food is the ultimate connector. Try recreating your favorite meal to eat together! Whether it be a filet mignon or frozen chicken nuggets%2c what's important is you're doing it with each other!
2.
Plan a Special Date Night
If you're a couple that lives together%2c you might not go out as much as you used to. Take this time to leave the house%2c explore the town%2c and see that new movie you've both been excited about. You've earned it!
3.
Share Your Love With The Gram
Everyone loves a cute couple's post! Share your love to instagram with the hashtag #NationalCouplesDay!
Other Celebrite Day
1.
Valentines Day
February 14th is one of our favorite days of the year! A day for chocolates%2c kisses%2c and small gifts that say "I Love You."
2.
National Girlfriend Day
She knows the answer even when you didn't know there was a question. Show your girlfriend how much you appreciate her this National Girlfriend Day!
3.
National Boyfriend Day
He's your favorite person in the world! Show off your #ManCrushEveryday with the hashtag #NationalBoyfriendDay!
Why People Love National Couple's Day
1.
Love Is Good For Your Health
Studies show that happily married people live longer%2c are less likely to come in contact with life changing diseases%2c and have an improved mental health state. Laughter and quality time with your partner might be your best medicine!
2.
Your Partner Reduces Stress
Your partner is your support system. They're there for you when you've had a long day at work or an argument with your best friend. Having someone there to listen to you and provide physical and mental reassurance allows the brain to release endorphins and dopamine%2c relaxing the body and providing peace for your mind.
3.
We Love Love!
Love comes in many different forms! Whether it's same sex%2c different sex%2c polyamorous%2c or monogamous%2c we're smitten with all affectionate relationships!
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