Category Archives: Keeping Romance Alive

A “B” Student Romance

In high school, I was an average student. Think my cumulative GPA was maybe around a 2.5 (“C+”). Not very remarkable. In the middle of my 3rd year, for some unknown reason I decided to see if I could make … Continue reading

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Acting Out Romance

Do you and your sweetheart agree on an all-time favorite romance or romantic-comedy movie? Most people have a favorite romantic movie, their quintessential romantic movie. Maybe: “Casablanca“, love found and lost under difficult conditions with memorable scenes and unforgettable lines. … Continue reading

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Romancing Not To Lose or Romancing to Win

The Roughneck’s were winning and winning big. With just one period left they held an insurmountable 5-0 lead. In ice hockey, that’s huge. In the final period, the Roughnecks had clogged center ice and added defenders to keep the Queens … Continue reading

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Keeping Romance Alive While Confined

Every day another principality announces, “For 21 days, all citizens of XYZ city, county, region, state, country are quarantined to their homes.” With those words, couples on every continent find themselves barred from seeing each other. The circuit breaker measures … Continue reading

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Romantic Scorekeeping

When was the last time your sweetheart romanced you? And the time before that? Has it been this week? Last week? Did your sweetheart romance you “correctly”, as you prefer? Have you romanced your sweetheart since you were romanced? How … Continue reading

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It’s Romantic Where You Are

“Jill, Saturday night’s supposed to be clear skies and a full moon. Let’s go for a moonlight stroll.” “I’d love to take a romantic stroll with you, Eli.” Picture doing something like that with your sweetheart. Little anticipatory comments drifted … Continue reading

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Overcoming Obstacles to Romance

How am I supposed to be romantic when I can’t even touch my sweetheart? For many, this is a genuine issue. There are real barriers to physical contact. Countless couple have become too familiar with terms like travel restrictions, shelter … Continue reading

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