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Meet Dana Lam and Marty Kupper of Fun Fantasy Ritual in Central Phoenix

Today we’d like to introduce you to Dana Lam and Marty Kupper.

So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story.
Early in our relationship, Marty created a novel idea as a way to ensure our relationship would be unlike any other we had experienced before. It’s called Fun Fantasy Ritual or FFR for short. FFR has fueled our relationship with inspiration, the element of surprise, adventure and excitement.

Marty created a playful contract that we each signed and once a month each of us gets to experience the rush of planning a secret date for the other. Once a month we experience the pleasure of being reminded of how much our partner appreciates us.

Seeing how much this enhanced our relationship we wondered if it would be beneficial to other couples too. So we asked a few couples to try it out for three months. Give FFR a whirl and commit to planning one surprise date for each other. The couples that participated gave it rave reviews. While most of them already had great relationships, they fell more in love and felt more connected to their partner than before participating in The FFR Challenge.

Here’s a quote from one of our participants, “…I felt when we started planning FFR’s that our bond was pretty tight.  I want to tell you that participating in the FFR Challenge has brought us closer as we can get into ruts being comfortable and that can lead to taking each other for granted.  So that being said, I learned things about my husband that I had forgotten and through the FFR Challenge, I’ve come to have a deeper love for him.” Melinda

We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?
There are usually challenges in starting new things and Fun Fantasy Ritual is no exception. Our largest obstacle is people knowing we exist. We’re still fairly new and continually refining our messaging that we’re available with date ideas, couples coaching, corporate wellness programs, playshops, and a concierge service.

Another misconception is that if you already have a good relationship that you don’t need to plan FFR’s. We think couples should think of FFR’s as a relationship maintenance program. If you want to enhance your relationship and make sure it’s in excellent shape, planning surprise dates and adding the element of mystery and adventure makes a resounding difference.

There have been numerous relationship studies that concur that the typical dinner and movie does nothing to improve the longevity of your relationship. It’s imperative that couples create novelty and continue to date one another to keep their romance vibrant and alive.

Here’s a testimonial from a participant. “We have a great relationship, so I didn’t think we needed any help to spice up our dating life. I had been noticing Dana’s posts on Facebook and they started to really resonate with me. I saw how she and Marty were having so much fun and posting such great ideas. So I gave it a shot and planned one of their dating ideas. It has been a game changer in our relationship and has added so much laughter and fun! We now see how this simple act of planning a “surprise” date for your partner is so important. It is about thinking “out of the box” and also taking the time out to show the other person that you really care. It has had a ripple effect for us and now our neighbors want to be part of this and plan surprise group dates. This is such a simple concept and the benefits are life-changing. This is something that we will continue to do for each other every month! The element of surprise will never get old! “ Sheri G.

So let’s switch gears a bit and go into the Fun Fantasy Ritual story. Tell us more about the business.
We assist couples in being The Happiest Couple They Know. We are a movement to inspire couples to try The FFR Challenge. Plan just one surprise date for your partner once a month. Having fun connects you as a couple and reminds you why you fell in love with your partner all over again.

There are so many benefits to The FFR Challenge. Once a month, one partner doesn’t have to think or plan, they just get to show up for the date. Having a surprise date gives us the butterflies and anticipation we experienced at the beginning of our relationship. The big bonus is knowing your partner has done something special for you that fills up the emotional love bank account.

We provide date coaching and a concierge service. If you need help in planning dates or adding surprise to your relationship, we can help. Don’t have time to plan a date? Hire us to plan it for you with our Flirt Date Concierge package. We also offer live and online Couples Connection Playshops as well as monthly MeetUp’s with fantastic couples activities.

Corporate wellness programs are also available to companies for their employees. Why should a company care about its employee’s happiness at home?  Employees in healthy relationships can increase a companies profit, while employees in failing relationships decrease profit. Date Nights are good for business and good for relationships.

We’re not aware of another company that does exactly what we do. It’s such a simple concept planning a surprise date for your most important relationship. We’re very proud that we’re in the business of helping couples and families stay together. Dana was previously married for 13 years and her relationship ended primarily because they put the kids first over their relationship. One morning she felt as though she had gone to bed with her lover but woke up next to a roommate and business partner. They were in the business of raising two boys. Knowing we’ve helped hundreds of couples increase their happiness and satisfaction makes all the time and energy we’ve invested worth it!

Has luck played a meaningful role in your life and business?
We are definitely lucky in love. Mutual friends introduced us and Dana knew Marty was the one for her at their first encounter. Our friends were spot on. We have so much in common and love that we’re not only romantically linked, but best friends and business partners too!

We would love to have a little more luck with Fun Fantasy Ritual now. Our wish list has a famous romantically linked couple like Kristen Bell and Dax Sheppard or Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi plan a few FFR’s and give us rave reviews!

To date, it’s been hard but rewarding work in continuing to share our message with the world one couple at a time.

Pricing:

  • Flirt Date Concierge $75
  • Couples Coaching $150
  • Online Couples Connection Playshop $99

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Image Credit:

Shiloh Marie with Lite Photography

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6 Comments

  1. George

    December 11, 2018 at 3:53 am

    These events are great!

  2. Karri Godec

    December 11, 2018 at 5:16 am

    This date “concierge” idea is totally brilliant! But what if I’m single!? Please tell me that you do Fun FRIEND Rituals too! How do I get started with that?

  3. Bill

    December 11, 2018 at 9:29 am

    If you are looking to add some sugar and spice to your relationship, Fun Fantasy Ritual has just the ingredients you’re looking for. Dana and Marty will create a dating experience you would have never considered and one you and your partner will absolutely love.

    Don’t miss the opportunity to experience FFR the first time. It won’t be your last!

  4. Karen

    December 11, 2018 at 1:17 pm

    I’m a fan and a friend of this inspiring couple. They’re so full of love and life and are wonderful examples of human beings and a healthy vibrant relationship.

  5. Victoria Benoit

    December 11, 2018 at 1:54 pm

    Great article! I know Dana and Marty, they are my favorite people. Being widowed a year ago, I feel I am ready for some romance. Perhaps I could start with dating myself, taking myself on some fantasy dates.

  6. rusty

    December 11, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    My wife and I already have a great relationship, but use FFR for great new ideas all the time. Thank you Dana and Marty!

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