The case for regular date nights

What's your excuse?

Seriously. There must a reason you and your sweetie haven't been on a date in a while.

Is it because you're uncomfortable leaving your kids? Maybe money is the issue. Or perhaps all you want to do is just "veg" on the couch after a long week at work.

Either way, those aren't reasons to not have a regular date night with your husband or wife, according to Lindsey Rietzsch, a Utah mom and author of "How to Date Your Spouse."

She believes any married couple can and should be able to take one night a week, or a month, to go on a date. It's something that can help remind them they are more than just a mom or a dad and can also reignite a spark of romance into a relationship.

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