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A Touching Collage

Say your sweetheart enjoys romantic touching. Create a Romantic Interlude which allows your touches to be felt beyond the moment. Collect several photos of the two of you entangled with each other. Could be a sunset embrace, a backlit kiss, … Continue reading

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Who Romances Whom

Henry’s eyebrows furrowed. His head tilted to the left. His mustache pressed against his nostrils. His face could be communicating annoyance or bewilderment. The 8 sticky notes inside the envelope puzzled Henry. While kissing Gayle kissing goodbye, she’d pressed this … Continue reading

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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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Treasure Hunting For Romance

What theatrical play, concert or getaway would your sweetheart enjoy? Buy the tickets or make the reservations. As a destination reveal, create a treasure hunt for your sweetheart. Hide 5-6 cards around the house, each card with clue leading to … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Romantics

Is your weekend morning as rushed as any workday? Try something different. Start your weekend with a morning romance. Being a good cook, I like to start my Saturday with a breakfast feast: Waffles piled with fruit and whipped cream, … Continue reading

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Tribute Band Romance

What’s your (plural) favorite band? The one you’d both love to see? Tickets can be expensive and their concerts rare. If it is or was a popular band, chances are there’s a local tribute band playing the hits you both … Continue reading

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An Arresting Romantic Interlude

Her bags were packed, though not really ready to go. Ani lingered a few minutes in the doorway, in John’s arms. Ani was scheduled on a two-hour flight for work. Though she’d only be gone 4 days, she wanted to … Continue reading

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Food Insecurity Interlude

Many college students are on such a tight budget they may not eat regularly nor nutritionally. It’s called “food insecurity”. Find an agency, churches or civic organizations in your area helping food insecure students. Invite your sweetheart to join you … Continue reading

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Flowers to Remember US By

This Romantic Interlude is great for anniversaries or other celebrations of you (plural). Do you remember the flowers in your sweetheart’s bouquet or boutonniere? Roses? Carnations? Lilies? Red? White? Pink? If not, find a picture of that special flower or … Continue reading

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Celebrate Your Sweetheart

Surprises and unpredictability are key ingredients to keeping your Romance Alive. Some afternoon when you know you’re getting home before your sweetheart, pick up some flowers or a small chocolate cake. Greet your sweetheart at the door with one or … Continue reading

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