Why Couples Should Go On Vacation Instead of Buying Stuff

Posted by Adam Warner on Aug 14, 2013

Romantic-Couples-on-Tropical-Vacation.jpgHow awesome is this article? Babble.com's Carolyn Castiglia details 15 fantastic reasons why couples should go on a trip versus purchasing more "stuff."

If we could add one more reason to the list, it's safe to say it would be something like, "To experience an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon getaway."

Check out a few highlights of the feature below:

*People who collect experiences are happier than people who collect things

"That's in part because the initial joy of acquiring a new object, such as a new car, fades over time as people become accustomed to seeing it every day," experts said. "Experiences, on the other hand, continue to provide happiness through memories long after the event occurred," according to CNN.

*Your relationship grows on a trip in a way that it can't at home

"Working together to navigate a strange place, having time to just relax and chat, exploring new cultures and ideas ... vacations provide lots of opportunities for relationship growth."

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