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Don’t Have to Romance Perfectly

Today my kids will be here for a visit. It’s not very often my daughter, son and daughter-in-law come stay with me.  One lives in Tennessee, the other in Minnesota. This past weekend I ran myself ragged: Straightening up the … Continue reading

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Focused Time

When you’re together and alone in the living room with a few quiet minutes, very deliberately: Close your computer; Power down your phone; Turn off the TV; Put the remotes on a table away from both of you; Turn off … Continue reading

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Keeping Focused on Romance

My brother has become a successful entrepreneur. His fleet of tractor-trailers haul oversize loads throughout the U.S. Though he may envision himself as one, his brother has not become the successful entrepreneur he dreams of becoming. Why is one brother … Continue reading

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Mini Golf and Romance

I honestly think miniature golf is really an excuse for having fun. And men find a sweetheart who will play with them attractive. So mini-golf is a recipe for this romantic time together, especially when you modify the rules. At … Continue reading

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Passivity, the Enemy of Romance

When a relationship begins, uncertainty reigns. There are anxious moments wondering how the other will react. Over time, you become comfortable as you become more familiar with each other. This can be good for a relationship. You relax in each … Continue reading

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Hug Prescriptions

I like . . . , no, I love hugs. They’re like medicine. They assist in releasing endorphins into our bodies, reducing pain and helping us feel better. Sounds like a prescription to me. Create five “prescriptions” for your sweetheart. … Continue reading

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Overnight Success with Romance

What do Pharrell, Jo and Richard have in common? They’re considered overnight successes. They got lucky. Pharrell Williams is best known for his 2013 single, “Happy”, a song written for the movie “Despicable Me 2” and when released as a … Continue reading

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“Greeting” Card

Will you be away from your sweetheart a couple days? Here’s how to keep romance alive while you’re apart. Before leaving, get a greeting card, one of those “for someone special” type of cards. Write a note on the inside … Continue reading

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Using Other’s Words

He’s 6 feet tall, brown hair, brown eyes. This Brit has been the chairman of an East London football (soccer) club, though he’s better known in the U.K. as a TV and movie star. You probably have something in common … Continue reading

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Romantic Snuggling

If you’re living in the U.S., I hope you’ve taken time today to express your gratitude. This is especially true if you’re in a relationship. If your life is like mine, it’s a whirlwind that’d make Taz’s head spin. Here’s … Continue reading

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