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    50 Date Night Ideas - Creative Dates for Any Budget - Play with Puppies - Your house may be a little too full to consider adding a four-legged friend, but that doesn't mean you can't look. Head to a local animal shelter and get a fuzzy fix, or log on to theshelterpetproj... to sign up for opportunities to regularly walk and socialize the furry friends. Click through redbookmag.com for more date ideas you'll both love.

    50 Date Night Ideas - Creative Dates for Any Budget - Take a Brewery Tour - Yes, you'll learn something, but you're also likely to get a token for a free beer for your troubles. Bonus: the tour aspect takes away any residual guilt about drinking during the day. Find one by calling a microbrewery in a city near you. Head over to redbookmag.com for more unique date night ideas.

    50 Date Night Ideas - Creative Dates for Any Budget - Learn to Dance - If it turned Silver Linings Playbook's angry Pat (Bradley Cooper) into positive relationship material, just imagine what a class would do for your guy. Plenty of studios offer sessions for first-timers and couples, but if your guy's especially intimidated, consider booking a private lesson to start. Head over to redbookmag.com to find more fun date night ideas you and your spouse will love.

    50 Date Night Ideas - Creative Dates for Any Budget - Go Birdwatching - There's something awfully romantic about being almost alone in the woods, quiet except for the sound of a far-off mating call. See if your local park offers tours, or head into your own backyard. Browse through redbookmag.com for more affordable date ideas.

    50 Date Night Ideas - Creative Dates for Any Budget - Hit the Open Water - The only thing sexier than Javier Bardem on a boat in Eat, Pray, Love is your husband. Plenty of boat tours are offered through daily deal sites like Groupon and LivingSocial; look for a sunset one for ultimate romance potential. Discover more date ideas for Valentine's Day at redbookmag.com.

    Engagement Rings - What Your Engagement Ring Says About You - Warm and Sweet Your ring has: A halo setting You are: A total softie, and you've got a serious romantic side. "You love soft, ethereal, feminine things," Sabatino notes. You take advantage of all nature has to offer and you probably always have a vase of fresh flowers on the cocktail table in your apartment.

    Engagement Rings - What Your Engagement Ring Says About You - Boho Beauty Your ring has: A pavé infinity band with a square diamond You are: "You're relaxed, fun, and free-spirited—a boho bride," Sabatino says; you're all about delicate features, like a pretty, detailed band. Your lifestyle (and personal style) are led by what makes you feel untethered and of-the-moment.

    Engagement Rings - What Your Engagement Ring Says About You - Something Special Your ring has: An ornate, multi-diamond style You are: One-of-a-kind. "You have an appreciation for unique items and one-offs," Sabatino says. "And you don't mind a little work or digging, because 'the find' is totally worth it." A die-hard vintage lover, you like your possessions—and your people—a little eccentric and unconventional.

    Engagement Rings - What Your Engagement Ring Says About A Flair for the Dramatic Your ring has: A large square diamond You are: Confident and proud. "Your ring no doubt says, 'I got a rock,'" Sabatino says. That big, gorgeous statement piece is a reflection of your glam, Old Hollywood style. You love making an entrance and enjoy being the life of the party.

    Engagement Rings - What Your Engagement Ring Says About You - Classic Grace Your ring has: A round solitaire diamond You are: A total traditional–and most likely, your ring finger is now sporting something similar to what your grandmother had. "You're a classic," says Sabatino. "Just like your ring, you have a timeless sensibility." You skip the trends and lean toward things that never go out of style. Lucky you: You're the one who never looks dated or out-of-style in old photos.

    Engagement Rings - What Your Engagement Ring Says About You - Daring Darling Your ring has: A wider width band You are: Bold and never feel the obligation to go with tradition. "You totally go your own way and have your own style," Sabatino says. While you're not always looking for the newest trend, you find things that speak to you and wear them without apology.

    8 Phrases That Mean More Than I Love You - Relationship Advice - Sure, everyone always tells you to "never stop saying I love you" once you're married. It's a nice sentiment—really, it is—and you do your best to remind him of how you feel whenever you can. But if you forget from time to time (hey, we know how hectic it gets in that early morning hustle), don't sweat it. Here, eight other things you can say to your husband that'll really communicate to him just how much you care.

    8 Phrases That Mean More Than I Love You - Relationship Advice - It's unlikely that there are two other words that hold a stronger meaning in a relationship, says Charles Orlando, relationship expert and author of The Pact: Goodbye, Past. Hello, Love!, so use them—and use them often.

    8 Phrases That Mean More Than I Love You - Relationship Advice - Men are hardwired to be providers, so taking care of the family is an important part of who they are and how they feel about their place within that family.

    8 Phrases That Mean More Than I Love You - Relationship Advice - Sometimes there are things you just don't want to do, or you don't really understand why it needs to be done. But if it's important to your husband, then telling him that you're on board serves as a reminder that this is a partnership, and his opinion, dreams, and desires matter just as much as yours.

    8 Phrases That Mean More Than I Love You - Relationship Advice - Women aren't the only ones who need a reminder now and then that their spouse finds them attractive. And over the years, the frequency of sex can slow down. So Samantha Rodman, M.D., clinical psychologist and founder of Dr. Psych Mom says it's essential to make sure communication about the physical side of your relationship remains wide open.

    8 Phrases That Mean More Than I Love You - Relationship Advice - Fights happen. Hurtful words are said. People lash out. But knowing when to forgive your husband for the things he's done—and telling him that—is critical because it reminds him that it's okay to not be perfect.

    8 Phrases That Mean More Than I Love You - Relationship Advice - You already know it's no good for your marriage to keep tabs on who pulls more weight around the house, and it's really easy for women forget that they're not the only ones who feel overwhelmed with work, the kids, and everything else going on—men have pretty long to-do lists, too.

    8 Phrases That Mean More Than I Love You - Relationship Advice - n other words, don't be afraid to highlight his unique, even quirky qualities that you fell in love with in the first place. Something like, "I like the way you sing John Mellencamp while you cook" can brighten his day, and sometimes something as simple as "I'm so lucky to have you in my life" can mean more than those three little words.

    BEST SUMMER DATE IDEAS: Spark the romance with these 26 fun date ideas—from winery tours to backyard camping, massages to daycations, you'll find the best ideas (and all the planning details) you need here. Make it extra exciting by surprising your man with one of these sweet ideas!

    FOREPLAY MOVES MEN WANT: Craving a longer and hotter pregame warm up? Research shows your man wants it too! Click through to find some fun ideas—straight from the mouths of men—to make the fun last even longer! You seriously won't believe the things men really want! See it all here.

    BEST DATE NIGHT IDEAS: Get in some fun quality time with your husband with these easy and inexpensive ideas! Whether you're celebrating an anniversary or just spicing up a Saturday night, these brilliant ideas will bring you and your hubby closer. Get the best date ideas, from other couples all over the country, here!

    Make this brunch staple a little more festive with stewed plums and spice. Get more holiday cocktail ideas at redbookmag.com.

    An ode to all the things our husbands do wrong—all wives have to read this!

    YOU ALWAYS HAVE TO BE RIGHT- Many couples have a tough time conceding at the right moments—meaning they never learn when it's okay to be the "loser" in an argument. Click through to find out why this is a problem and how to fix it.