Matt and I definitely do not go on dates often enough. With four kids and busy lives, we don’t make it a priority to go out together alone.
I don’t necessarily think that’s a bad thing—we certainly spend plenty of time together, alone. It’s just usually on the couch after the kids are in bed.
I’ve vowed before to do a better job at going on dates with Matt, but it doesn’t work out. Two years ago for Christmas, I got Matt 4 “dates” as his gift: gift cards to four different places so the dates were already prepaid and we just had to pick a day and get a sitter. We used one of them for a date, one of them we ended up taking the kids with us, and the other two gift cards are still in the kitchen cabinet two years later. We kind of stink at this.