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Meandering Down Scent-Filled Memories

There is a strong bond between smells and memories. A certain aroma can trigger a fond memory. It could be cotton candy and your first fair together. A certain cologne or perfume. Hot apple pie from your first home cooked … Continue reading

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Contagious Romance

Romance is contagious. You can catch it from your parents. Parents spend decades training their children. You work to pass along your best qualities, while hoping they ignore habits you’d rather they didn’t acquire. You intentionally encourage and reward the … Continue reading

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Backyard Mini-Golf

As teenagers, many of us went on mini-golf dates. Be creative and recreate a golf date. Get several red plastic cups – larger size. Design the course with a series of obstacles using plants, sports equipment, furniture, etc. as hazards. … Continue reading

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Romantic Traditions

It was their romantic tradition. Every evening, Mike and his girlfriend “Do” would share a candy bar. They’d break it in two, “argue” about who got the larger piece. Then savor the chocolate treat together. Late one night, Mike realized … Continue reading

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Paint ‘n Sip Romantic Interlude

Inside of each of us is a creative person seeking an outlet. It’s not a drive to be a Monet or John Williams. But the thought of toying with paintbrushes and canvas might peak your sweetheart’s interest. Search for an … Continue reading

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Personal Boundaries and Romance

“Stan, I had a lovely time. Thank you for asking me out. You are a nice guy and such a sweetheart, but . . . .” Stan knew what would come next. He’d heard it before. He would worked up … Continue reading

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Creation-in-a-Box

Creating and savoring something you create together is very romantic. But someone, you, needs to make this Romantic Interlude happen. Find a retailer who provides the ingredients for a meal you can prepare at home. Many grocers also sell meals-in-a-box. … Continue reading

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Covid-19 and the Relationship Triangle

Do you feel imprisoned, quarantined? Today’s shelter-in-place orders are bringing pressures on couples, especially when it comes to keeping Romance Alive. I’ve reviewed many articles about the effects these restrictions have on couples. Some “experts” provide recommendations for enduring this … Continue reading

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The Don’t-Forget-The-Kiss Package

Moments of connection during the day help keep your Romance Alive. Make your sweetheart a don’t-forget-the-kiss package. Get a piece of cloth or handkerchief and a sealable plastic bag. Spray some of your favorite cologne/perfume onto the cloth or hankie … Continue reading

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Keeping Romance Alive Long Distance

Are you in a mandated long-distance relationship? This year of disruption has interfered with relationships everywhere. It’s become the great separation equalizer. Only 1 Km separates you and your sweetheart, and you previously enjoyed daily visits. Or, multiple principalities separate … Continue reading

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