Cupid's Pulse Article: Date Idea: Learn Something NewCupid's Pulse Article: Date Idea: Learn Something New

By Carly Horowitz and Shannon Seibert

Just because you and your honey aren’t in school doesn’t mean you can’t learn something new. There is so much you can discover about the world and about each other!

Undertake a learning experience for your next date idea!

This date idea is great because of its versatility. Together, you and your partner can dive into books, take on a new hobby, or even teach each other a few tricks of the trade. You’ll be able to see each other’s different styles of learning in a fun and intimate way!

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Start off by talking nerdy to each other (haha get it). Being knowledgeable about something is extremely attractive, so take an online language course together. offers numerous language courses, including French, Spanish, Italian, and many more. Maybe learning a romance language could ignite a little romance of your own. Soon, you’ll be whispering sweet nothings of “je t’aime” and “ti amo.”

Perhaps you can stir up a little healthy academic competition to amp-up the mood. Take a quiz together and whoever receives the lesser score makes dinner for the both of you for your date night tonight. After all, learning does work up an appetite!

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This date can also be a time for you show off a little. Play an instructional version of “Show and Tell” to showcase your special talents. One of the best ways to learn about your partner is to learn from them. Take turns teaching each other your secret skills, such as being able to touch your tongue to your nose or wiggling your ears. Maybe even teach him how you do your date night makeup!

Whether it’s something as basic as a handstand or as interesting as unicycling, it can be a real bonding experience for the two of you. He’ll enjoy showing you the ropes as much as you’ll love teaching him. For example, let him guide you through the motions of how to juggle. Not only will you get a feel for what you’re supposed to do, but you’ll get to feel him close to you.

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To make the date even more fun, you can video each other’s talents as well as your attempts to imitate them. The footage and bloopers will provide a good laugh over dinner afterward!

We want to know: What you have learned from your honey? Share with us below!