Tag Archives: relationship 50s

Give Her The Gift of Sanctuary

Evenings can be harsh for your sweetheart, especially if she’s a mom. During dinner, let her know you’ve got a surprise dessert for her. At the end of the meal, invite your sweetheart into the bathroom. Start drawing a bath. … Continue reading

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Romancing and Moving

One year earlier I’d been “made redundant”. Now my severance was running out and still no job. I needed to cut expenses. A generous opportunity was presented: rent my home out and become a tenant, at a below-market rate. Mercy! … 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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Share a Rainshower

Sometimes the best Romantic Interlude is something “spontaneous” and simple. On a rainy days find a place where you and your sweetheart can sit close together and enjoy the rain. Pull up a couple of chairs. Listen to the splatter … 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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