45 Exciting And Fun Challenges For Couples To Try

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Engaging in couple challenges and posting them on social media is a fun millennial trend. In these tasks, a couple has to do an activity or a task together within a stipulated time to call it a win. Indulging in some couple challenges is not only fun, but it’s a great way to break the monotony in life and your relationship.

These challenging tasks infuse excitement and allow you to spend quality time with your partner. So, invite a few friends over and enjoy performing these challenges with them. But, of course, if you are a private person, then just sit with your partner and get started with the challenge.

Also, it helps you two bond, which strengthens the foundation of your relationship. So, keep reading this post as we take you through some exciting challenges for couples that you can try with your partner. Let’s begin!


45 Challenges For Couples To Do

Fun Challenges For Couples

You can play these games whenever you feel bored. They guarantee unlimited fun. The only thing you shouldn’t do is tease or embarrass your partner.

1. Paint me

It is a creative challenge for a couple. Mutually agree upon a design that you can draw within a time limit. Then, select a part on your partner’s body where you will draw. The one who draws the design most accurately in the given time wins the challenge.

2. Smell and guess

Be prepared to tickle your partner’s senses with this challenge. Blindfold your partner. Keep an item near their nose and ask them to smell it. They can sniff a couple of times before they guess what it is. If they guess correctly, they win a point. Out of three rounds, the one with the maximum correct guesses wins the challenge.

3. Jenga

Jenga is a block game in which pieces of blocks are stacked one above the other. Start by removing one block from the lower end and place it over the topmost floor of the tower. You have to do it with one hand, without disturbing the structure. The one who drops the tower while pulling out a block loses the game and faces a penalty.

4. Two people, one body

It is an ideal challenge for a double date. A couple has to fit into one t-shirt or piece of clothing while sticking one hand from each side. Next, they need to perform basic tasks together. For instance, do jumping jacks or transfer something heavy from one place to another. The couple that completes maximum challenges first wins this challenge.

5. Staring contest

It is the easiest and quickest game on the list. Stare at each other for as long as you can without blinking. The one who blinks first loses and has to face a penalty.

6. Make me laugh

One of the most difficult challenges is to make your partner laugh in a pre-decided time. You can do anything except tickle or touch them. You can act funny or show them videos or photos or anything that can make them crack up and gain you a point. Out of five rounds, the one with maximum points wins.

7. Emoji face

The one who uses lots of emojis in their text messages is likely to win this challenge. Start by making an emoji face, and let your partner make another emoji face. You have to keep doing it until one of you cannot make an emoji face. The one who gives up first loses the challenge.

8. Know me better

You both have to fill in a set of questions and then guess your partner’s answer to the questions you answered. The one with the maximum correct answers wins the challenge. It is a simple game that tells you how much you know each other’s habits, preferences, likes, and dislikes.

9. Guess the movie

Here is a fun but complicated game. Collect a series of three to five images of a movie that does not include the main characters. You can have pictures of scenes with a supporting cast or any iconic background image. Your partner has to guess the name of the movie with those images. The person with maximum correct guesses wins the challenge.

10. Guess the movie II

If you do not want to take the trouble of looking for images, play the movie-guessing game by enacting a scene from a movie or telling a dialogue. Your partner has to guess the movie name based on the hint you give.

11. Karaoke time

Have some fun by singing a song right while tipsy. Download a Karaoke app, and then select a song of your choice. Take a shot of your favorite alcoholic drink and sing the night away. The one who manages to sing most songs correctly becomes the winner of the challenge.

12. Twister

Are you flexible? If yes, you might want to play this game with your partner. The classic family game is suitable for people of all ages. Buy a twister game set and start twisting on the mat with your partner. Ensure that you twist your best to win this game.

13. Guess the line

You might need a Google translator for this game. Type a sentence in English and translate it into another language. Your partner has to listen to the translated version and guess the language and what the line could mean. You get half a point for guessing the language right and half for getting the sentence right. The person with the maximum points wins.

14. Swap my routine

In this challenge, you and your partner swap places for a day doing chores that usually the other person does. So, for instance, on a Saturday morning, you should wake up early, do yoga, and then prepare breakfast and coffee, while your partner can wake up an hour later, have breakfast, and watch TV. Keep swapping your routine once or twice a week.

15. Dress me up

In this challenge, you have to switch your look with your partner. For instance, if you usually wash your face, apply makeup,do your hair, and wear fancy attire every morning, your partner will have to follow your routine and style while you follow theirs. You can guide them, but they have to do everything independently. Won’t it be fun to see your partner in your clothes?

16. Budget shopping

Set a fixed budget to shop at a specific shopping mart, and in that budget, you have to buy things that your partner would like to have. To make the challenge enjoyable, keep the budget as low as $10-$20 and set a specific time duration within which you need to complete the task. The one who gets the most number of unique items wins the challenge.

17. Let the music play

This challenge is perfect for music lovers. Look for any song online and play the first ten seconds of it. Your partner has to guess the song within those ten seconds. The one who guesses the most number of songs wins.

18. Find the picture

Challenge your partner to find an image online based on a weird combination you give. For instance, tell them to Google a picture of a cat getting manicure or an elephant atop a turtle. Ensure that you give weird combinations, so it becomes a fun challenge.

19. Clear the abbreviation

Prepare a list of abbreviations and ask your partner to guess the full form. The more they guess, the more points they gain. The person with the maximum points wins.

20. Complete the sentence

If you want to get a little naughty, give your partner incomplete sentences that they have to complete for you. For instance, start with “Every morning I would love to….” and your partner has to complete it as per their wish. When in the mood to flirt, try it, and see how funny it becomes. 

Fitness Challenges For Couples

Couples who lead a sedentary lifestyle need to work extra hard to stay fit. If you are looking for motivation to work out, have a look at these fitness challenges.

21. Weight challenge

Prepare a sheet and write your current weight and the target weight you wish to achieve in a specific time. Workout together and manage a healthy diet to get the determined weight. The one who gets closer to the target wins the game.

22. Fitness chart

It is a fun challenge to lose weight. Prepare a weekly chart and assign one or more exercises to your partner each day. For instance, on Monday, you could assign your partner 50 push-ups, and on Tuesday, you could make them run for 30 minutes on the treadmill. Similarly, your partner will have to give you tasks. The person who completes most tasks in a week wins.

23. Skip a habit

It is a detox challenge, wherein you ask your partner to give up a habit of theirs, and they will ask you to give up a habit of yours. For instance, you can ask them to quit smoking for a month, while they can challenge you to quit social media for a month. The one who gives in to the temptation first loses. To make this challenge more effective, you can contribute a certain amount of money so the winner can claim it as soon as they win. 

Text Challenges For Couples

If you and your partner have been away from each other for a while or are in a long-distance relationship, try these interesting texting games for couples.

24. Answers in a minute

Senda fixed set of questions to each other, and reply with as many answers as possible within a minute. The person who sends the maximum responses or sends all the answers quickly wins the game.

25. Emoji answers

Ask your partner a question, and let them answer with an emoticon. They cannot repeat an emoticon more than two times. It is a good challenge if your partner is quite reserved to give you details about their personal life. With an emoticon, you can get your answer, and they don’t even have to elaborate.

26. Truth or lies

Give your partner three scenarios of which two are false, and one is the truth. They have to guess which one is the truth. The game can help you know what your partner thinks about you.

27. Read my emojis

Ever tried to ask someone out through emojis? You can try now. In this challenge, you have to send your partner a string of emojis, and they have to guess what it means. For instance, if you send them the eye emoticon followed by a heart and a young boy’s emoji, you are trying to tell them that you love them.

28. Complete my story

For a creative couple, a game like this will help test and sharpen their creative skills. Send them a sentence, and let them add a sentence to it while you add another sentence after it. Ensure that each sentence you add makes sense and is connected with the previous sentence. Continue to take turns and add sentences, and by the end of it, you will have a funny story written by both of you.

29. Complete the song

As the name suggests, you have to complete the song. Send the first line of a song to your partner and make them complete the song with the remaining lyrics. The one who completes maximum songs correctly wins this challenge.

30. Finish a challenge

This is not a one-day game and will require at least a week. In this game, you need to assign your partner specific tasks, and they have to send you video or picture evidence of task completion. For instance, if you tell them to plant a seed within a week, they have to send you a video or image showing them planting a seed. The one to complete the most number of challenges in a week wins.

31. Name the movie

Give your partner two famous character names, and ask them to guess the movie. You can give them the names of the lead characters or even the supporting cast, provided they are famous.

Love Challenges For Couples

Here are a few challenges that can spice up your love life.

32. Kiss ee challenge

There is no winner or loser in this challenge. It is to add some fun and excitement to your relationship. Blindfold each other and keep your hands locked behind your back. Stand at the two ends of a room or any open space. Next, make your way to each other and try to kiss each other on the lips. You can even record a video to laugh at your mistakes.

33. Guess what you kiss

If you enjoy kissing your partner, you might love this game. Purchase a bunch of chapsticks, each of a different flavor. Blindfold your partner while you apply chapstick and then kiss them. They have to guess the flavor of the chapstick after the kiss. Take turns and the one who gets the most answers right wins.

34. Click a pic

It is your chance to look like your favorite celeb couples. All you need is a camera and pictures of your favorite couples. You should see it only once before you imitate their pose and click a photo like them. Compare the images, and the one who closely resembles the image wins a point.

35. Hug me

Now here is a cute challenge. Stand facing each other. Then on ‘go,’ start hugging each other. The one who stays intact for more time wins the challenge.

36. Touch and guess

Blindfold your partner. Guide their finger to touch any part of your body. They cannot rub or move their finger, and they can only touch for three seconds. And then, they have to guess which part of your body it is. You have to play at least five rounds, and the one with correct answers wins the challenge.

37. Dare to do

Give each other unusual challenges. The one who refuses to complete a dare gets a penalty. If you have a secret bedroom fantasy, you can live it through this challenge. For instance, you can ask your partner to kiss you for five minutes straight or give you a foot massage.

38. Take a chance

Whatever you want your partner to do, write it on a piece of paper and place those chits in a box. Take turns and pick a chit, and you will have to complete the dare. Write your dare carefully as you might end up doing it yourself.

39. Roleplay

Have you ever loved a romantic scene in a movie and wanted to try it yourself? Here is your chance. Play your favorite romantic scene, dress up like those characters, and then ask your partner to recreate the scene with you. Remember, the scene has to be fun, and you have to speak the correct dialogues.

40. Reverse karaoke

Here is an interesting karaoke game in which you have to ensure that your partner does not complete a song. For instance, if your partner is singing a song, you have to distract them by kissing them in some sensitive area or massaging their sensitive spot. You need to ensure they forget the lyrics. The person who completes more songs without being distracted wins.

41. Time for fun

Spice up your love life by trying something new in the bedroom. Pick any intimate activity or position that you have never tried before. Set a timer until which it has to be done. It is a good way to push the envelope and try new things. Since it is for a set time, you will get time to know if you are comfortable.

42. Love scrabble

It is the same as scrabble, except that you have to form words related to love and romance. And each time there is a verb on the board, you have to enact it with your partner. In case you form the word ‘kiss,’ you have to kiss your partner.

43.Week of love

There is no need to wait for Valentine’s week to celebrate love. Assign each other love duties to complete over one week. It is not a competition per se but a challenge that you both have to give your best shot to complete. For instance, on day one, your partner should make you breakfast, while you should make them their favorite food for dinner.

44. Love poems

It is ok if you haven’t written a single poem in your entire life. Here, all you need to do is turn good poems into funny ones. Take any famous poem and replace the keywords with any word to change the poem’s meaning. The funnier the poem, the more points you win.

45. Treasure hunt

If you like exploring things, plan a treasure hunt with your partner. You can hide a few things  around the house and write clues on the notes.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is it good to challenge your partner?

Yes. Friendly challenges can strengthen your bond while keeping the freshness alive in the relationship. You can try out different challenges with your partner, such as fitness or reading challenges, which will also help in personal growth.

2. What can bored couples do?

A couple can explore common interests to kill boredom and fortify the bond. Going on a date, traveling, camping in the woods, adventures like scuba diving, and visiting a museum or zoo are some fun things to do.

3. What can couples do for fun indoors?

You can start working out together, give the house a makeover, plant a garden, play question games, or watch a movie together. You can also plan a dinner date, picnic in the living room, or simply dance to your heart’s content.

Couple challenges have become quite popular in recent times. They are interesting and fun and allow couples to revitalize their love life. So, if you and your partner are willing to take up some challenges, try exciting activities, such as paint me, make me laugh, swap my routine, and reverse karaoke. These will not only entertain you but also help you recognize each other’s likings, strengths, and weaknesses. The best part about these challenges is they do not need much planning. All you need is the zeal to have a good time.

Key Pointers

  • Strengthen your bond with your partner by participating in fun challenges, such as Paint me, where you draw something on their body.
  • Play the block game Jenga or take up the challenge to make your partner laugh without touching them.
  • Have some blast during Karaoke time or take part in the flexibility game called Twister.
  • Scroll down and enjoy yourself with many game options like Dare to do, Roleplay, Hug me, and more.

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Ratika Pai

Ratika has experience writing in various fields including finance, education, lifestyle, and entertainment. After her masters degree in Commerce, she acquired a PG Diploma in Communication and Journalism from Mumbai University. She is inquisitive about human relationships and likes to study people and how they manage their relationships, during her freetime. At MomJunction, Ratika writes insightful and informative articles on... more