Here’s how your love life can survive COVID-19 – AZ Big Media
When was the last time you went on a date? A question that seems low priority for some given the impact COVID-19 has had on many aspects of daily life. However, many singles have been finding ways to virtually date, while couples may have encountered some challenges while being quarantined or living together.
A May 2020 study found 42 percent of singles have downloaded a dating app and 41 percent have signed up to an online dating website since COVID-19 began; nearly three in 10 (27 percent) of singles have gone on a virtual date since the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S.
Whether you’re single, in a relationship or married, Dana Lam, co-founder of The Surprise Date Challenge based in Phoenix, offers some advice.
The Surprise Date Challenge was established in March 2019 and plans dates for couples ranging from outdoor activities, attractions and dining options in Arizona, Nevada, California, New York, Colorado, Oklahoma and Utah. Lam and co-founder Marty Kupper also wrote a book released in March 2019 called The Surprise Date Challenge: Be the Happiest Couple You Know, which provides a year of surprise date ideas for couples.
They also have date ideas for each city listed on their website as a free resource and have their Date of the Month Club where members receive “surprise date” experiences: surprise date ideas for an at-home date, out-of-town date, a