Tag Archives: relationship 40s

My Cap Quest and Romance

Don’t remember how I came into possession of my old “captain’s” cap. Manufacturer’s tags are long departed. It’s comfortably worn. Colors’ faded, the top stained. But it has character. Someone once commented, “There’s gotta have a great story behind it.” … Continue reading

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Pressed Romantic Memories

Fresh flowers may not last forever but you can prolong the memory of the occasion when you gave the bouquet. As the flowers begin to lose their luster, remove them from the bouquet. Don’t wait too long. You’re preserving their … Continue reading

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Scavenger-Hunt Romantic Dinner

It’s a scavenger-hunt dinner for your sweetheart. Select a couple food items like finger foods and a beverage. Nothing to cook. Take-out works also. Pick up candles and a movie. Hide these items around the house. Create a series of … Continue reading

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Romantic Cooking Class

When I talk with people about creating a Romantic Interlude, ideas for romance frequently center around food. Why not take the idea of food and romance in a new direction for this Interlude? Take a cooking class together. I’m not … Continue reading

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Suggestions on Romance by Dawn

“How would you suggest someone romance their sweetheart?” This question stimulated a stream of online responses. Answers ranged from flowers to Kit-Kats to very private trysts. One extended suggestion began, “look for what your sweetheart values and build your romantic … Continue reading

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Keeping Romance Realistic

“Every day must be like a first date for you and your sweetheart, Robert. You have this endless river of romantic ideas. Wish my relationship was like that.” You know life doesn’t really work that way. With time: The wonder … Continue reading

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“Just Because” Romance

Why do you buy your sweetheart flowers? Sometimes flowers, or other little gifts, are purchased as an attempt to smooth over some difficult times in relationships. Doing this creates skepticism by your sweetheart upon receipt of a floral bouquet. Here’s … Continue reading

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Romantic Head Massage

Too many people think you have to spend lots of money to romance your sweetheart. Not true. All you need is a pillow for this Romantic Interlude. As you sit on a chair or the couch, place a pillow on the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s, Men and Romance

Pajamagrams. Double-Heart Diamonds. Romantic Ocean Voyages. Chocolate-Covered Strawberries. No matter where you turn at this time of year – email, radio, TV, snail mail – there’s an endless torrent of pitchmen, pitchwomen, animals and CG characters singularly focused on one … Continue reading

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Kissing For Health

Romantic activity is very healthy for you and your relationship. According to an article by Dr. John Axe, this is especially true if your preferred method for being romanced is touching. His research has discovered a kiss isn’t just a … Continue reading

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