Are you hoping to connect with your partner on a deeper level, but unsure how? These 50 couple journal prompts will help you evaluate where your relationship is and what you could do to make it even better!
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It’s important to spend time as a couple talking (and maybe even writing) about where your relationship currently is, what makes you both feel connected, and how you can do more of that together. Below you will find 50 couple journal prompts that will help you do just that!
If you enjoy this post, you may also want to check out our post “How to Set SMART Goals for Relationships”.
What is a love journal?
A love journal is a notebook that couples keep to stay connected.
This could look like a journal that you write back and forth in, to let one another know what you’re grateful for about them and why you continue to love them.
This could also look like a journal used to write and reflect as a couple, together. In this article, we’ll be talking about this type of love journal.
Why is journaling in your marriage important?
Journaling in your marriage is important because it allows for a safe space to open up to one another, leading to a deeper connection. Feeling connected to your partner will not only help your marriage, but will help each of you as individuals as well. How? By making you feel supported.
50 Journal Prompts for Couples
Couples journals are meant to help keep couples connected. The best things to write in them are notes to reflect on how your marriage is going, and talk about how it could improve. Below are 50 journal prompts meant to help couples think about how they can connect on a deeper, more intimate level.
Fun Journaling Prompts for Couples
- Write about your top 2 favorite memories together.
- What’s the weirdest thing your partner’s ever done in front of you?
- Write about a holiday tradition you’d like to implement together.
- What’s a holiday tradition that you did growing up that you’d like to implement in your family now?
- How do each of you feel most celebrated? (Have your partner share theirs as you write it and vice versa)
- What’s been your favorite show you’ve watched together and what did you like about it?
- Write your top 3 qualities of your marriage.
- What’s the best part of being married to one another?
Couples Journal Questions
- If you wrote a song about your marriage, what would it be titled?
- If applicable, how is your marriage different from your parents’ marriages?
- What do you hope your life will look like in 5 years?
- What’s your favorite part about marriage in general?
- Do you want (any more) pets? If so, what and why?
- Do you want (any more) kids? How many and why?
- What’s your favorite thing about where you live?
- What was your first impression of one another when you met for the first time?
Couples Appreciation Journal Prompts
- Write 3 things you’re grateful for about your marriage.
- What are 3 things you’re grateful for about your life together?
- Write 3 things you’re grateful for about your partner.
- What’s your fondest memory of your wedding day?
- How do you encourage one another?
- Do you go out of your way to show one another appreciation?
- How could you show your appreciation to one another more often?
- When you were younger, what did you appreciate about your parents marriage, if applicable?
Journal Prompts for Fear of Emotional Intimacy
- When you were kids, what did you imagine your life being like as an adult?
- Would you ever consider renewing your vows? Why or why not?
- What made you choose each other?
- What’s one thing about your bedroom you could change to make it better for intimacy?
- Do you ever go to bed early, just to lay together and talk? Do you want to?
- Is there anything you could implement into your life together that would help you connect on a deeper level?
- How many times per month do you have deep conversations together?
- When do you have the best conversations? How can you make those happen more often?
Productive Journal Prompts for Couples
- Write your monthly budget together.
- How can you improve your marriage?
- Write about each of your love languages and why you think it is that.
- What trips do you plan to go on together this year?
- When you were a kid, what was your hardest obstacle to overcome? What about as an adult?
- How can you care for one another in a way no one else does?
- What’s the best part about living under the same roof?
- What are actionable steps you can take to serve others together?
Journaling Prompts for Couples to Improve Their Current Relationships
- When was the last time you reflected on your marriage?
- How do/could you regularly reflect on your marriage?
- Write three areas of your marriage that have the most room for improvement.
- What does marriage mean to you? How do you feel like your perception of it has changed since you tied the knot?
- When you make plans with people, do you consider when the last time you spent intentional time with your partner first?
- How often do you spend time together? How often would you like to?
- How do you take care of yourself, so you can take care of one another as well?
- When do you feel the most tension occurs between you as a couple?
- Write about 6 dates you could go on in the next 6 months. Use this article for inspiration.
- Write about how you can support one another in your career dreams.