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She Initiated the Romantic Interlude

Tell me if I’m wrong but society says it’s the guy’s responsibility to initiate Romantic Interludes. This same society says guys aren’t romantic, only women are romantic, and women must wait for their guy to romance them. If you buy … Continue reading

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The Romance of Quietness

Would you call your life hectic? Do you run from alarm to lights out? Such a pace is hard on your relationship. You can feel as though you’re on hamster wheels in separate rooms. Pick ‘em up, set ‘em down. … Continue reading

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A Romantic Stroll

A leisurely walk makes a great Romantic Interlude. There’s something about sauntering along the beach, strolling through a meadow, or ambling along a path to nowhere that becomes special and creates a shared memory. Find a place, especially if it’s … Continue reading

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Romantic Cruising

Remember cruising on a Friday or Saturday night. And if you didn’t cruise, it wasn’t from lack of desire. This weekend, take your sweetheart cruising. Start your evening cruising up and down one of the streets in town, maybe one … Continue reading

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Don’t W-A-I-T for Romance

I started creating this blog a couple days ago, but my daughter’s call this afternoon changed the topic. Returning to my desk, I noticed my daughter had called. Her 15 second voicemail let me know her uncle had passed away – … Continue reading

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Clippings for Romance

Remember the last time you saw a poem, story or cartoon where one person communicated to another, “You are very special to me”? Next time you find something like that, use it to create a Romantic Interlude with your sweetheart. … Continue reading

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Love and Desire

Two forces tug at your relationship, affecting romance between you and your sweetheart. Relational therapist Esther Perel calls those forces love and desire. Love cherishes stability, predictability and security. Love finds contentment in calm seas. You and I are at … Continue reading

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One For The Road

Next time your sweetheart leaves for a trip, even if it’s just a couple hours to visit friends or family, send along a “care package” so you’ll be there with them. In your package include small things like gum, sunscreen, … Continue reading

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Cuddling and Romance

My sweetheart sent me the link to an intriguing website: http://www.cuddlist.com. It’s a service providing “therapeutic, non-sexual, cuddle sessions with a certified professional cuddler”. People who would like to feel the touch of another human can hire a Cuddlist to … Continue reading

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Coffee Sleeve Romance

Next time you and your sweetheart go out for a cup of coffee or tea, make the trip memorable. After you’ve ordered your drink, find a table. When they call your sweetheart’s name, offer to pick up the brew and … Continue reading

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