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Filling Your Romantic Ideas Reservoir

Writing this blog isn’t always stress-free. Some weeks it flows easily out of my head, down my neck and arms, out my fingers, and into the computer. I’m relaxed and the first draft is done in 20 minutes. Some weeks I rummage … Continue reading

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Tough Valentine’s

You think your Valentine’s Day is tough? In Peshawar, Pakistan, a group of students met to celebrate the international day of romance, Valentine’s. There were no public displays of affection. No one “hooking up”. Their celebration consisted of red balloons … Continue reading

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What Is Your Romantic Preference?

Steamboat Spring, Colorado (USA) in January invites skiers of all abilities with several feet of snow covering gentle greens and double-diamond suicide ski trails, a town feeling like the old West, and the namesake hot springs. What a great vacation … Continue reading

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Romantic Attitude

From time to time I’m asked, “Robert, do you try every romantic idea you suggest?” No I don’t. And here’s why I don’t. First, Time. Our schedules, like yours, are full. By the time I created the weekly romantic idea, planned it, … Continue reading

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Romantic Goals, Romantic Changes

It’s easy to make changes, difficult to stay changed. Every year, millions of people resolve to make changes, and find it difficult to stay changed. People resolve to change by: Growing a retirement fund; Exercising more; Losing weight; Becoming more … Continue reading

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Dish Washing Romance

Now I’ve done it. Now I’m turning a household chore of washing dishes into a Romantic Interlude. As you start washing dishes, ask your sweetheart, “If you were to describe me as an automobile, what kind would I be and … Continue reading

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Only One Moment For Romance

The other day while wandering down the hall, I realized there would never be that particular moment again. That instant in my life was gone, history. No matter what, I couldn’t get it back. If I’d thought about doing something, … Continue reading

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When You Get Home, I’d Like

Here’s an idea to create some romance. Take five pieces of paper and on each write one of the following: I’d like a hug when you get home. I’d like to take you out for dinner tonight. I’d like a … Continue reading

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No Romantic Bone In My Body

Our conversation about romance wasn’t going well. Every idea I suggested for romancing his sweetheart he countered with a reason, an excuse. Exasperated, he blurted out, “It’s just I don’t have a romantic bone in my body.” I responded, “Neither … Continue reading

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Romance Invades Your Personal Space

There’s an invisible area around each of us called our “personal space”. We’re uncomfortable letting people encroach upon this area. No one is allowed inside without your permission. It is very intimate to let someone cross that threshold. I’m suggesting, … Continue reading

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