People living their normal lives often arrange everything to suit their personality, and going away together forces them into an arena where they may not be able to cope with events. Some people take this in stride, but others may wilt under the various pressures a vacation provides. At home,...

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There have been many people who found their vacation destination was not exactly as advertised, but it stops few couples from planning the perfect getaway together. They see their plans as a way to make their life memorable, but the memories they actually bring might be horrifying as they go...

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Couples on their first vacation are looking forward to a good time together, but few of them make contingency plans. Weather is often the culprit, and few of them realize just how much it will affect their time away. Sunny skies melting snow or a mighty storm can turn their...

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Couples who have stumbled into the worst vacation of their lives might not find it amusing, but laughing together is a good way for them to help each other bear the difficulties without faltering. Mutual support is an important part of any long term relationship, so being able to share...

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Stressful situations often show a couple whether or not their relationship will be long term or end soon, and their first vacation may be the stress they need to make their decision. When everything goes wrong, people show their true personality, and it is not always pretty. Some people take...

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When a couple goes on their first vacation together, it may be awkward and unsatisfying. They might run into constant difficulties with transportation, or their lodging might turn out to be less than they expected. If they book a beach vacation, it may rain the entire time they are there....

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When a couple has survived the rigors of dating to commit to a long term relationship, they often choose to start a family. There are many adjustments when it comes to fitting a baby into their lives, and the first family vacation might become the hallmark that sets the pace...

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Everyone has stories about their awkward first date, but couples who have been together for a while may have some really great stories about their first vacation together. Once they have made a commitment, couples tend to believe they should experience everything life has to offer. They decide a vacation is a good way to get out of their normal lives and have some fun together, and the problems may begin before they ever leave home.

Going away on vacation is a major change for anyone, and a couple that has just made a commitment to combine their lives will find this type of change can be exceedingly awkward. Their travel plans may be derailed by a plane stuck on the tarmac for hours, or they might arrive at their destination to find their reservation has been lost. If a couple can survive everything that goes wrong with their first vacation together with a good sense of humor, it is a good indication their relationship will last.