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Romancing With Little Gifts

The meeting ran late. The taxi driver was unperturbed. If my impatience had touched the accelerator, we’d have traveled at warp 8. My mind played the scenario of missing the flight and missing a day with my daughter. Naturally I … Continue reading

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Looking Back For Romantic Encouragement

For what felt like hours, I followed a long series of switchbacks. The trail traveled across the mountain, turned 180 degrees and traversed back, each switchback gaining a few feet of altitude. It seemed like I just went back-and-forth without … Continue reading

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Your Romantic Yes, Mr. President

Create a “date night” with your sweetheart. Select a nice restaurant and plan to pick up your sweetheart directly from work. Include a leisurely ride home. Implementation of the evening is key. Most couples talk on the phone during the … 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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Beware of TV Romances

Is your idea of romance: In the morning mist, two lovers kissed And the world stood still. (Love Is a Many Splendored Thing) Or maybe Baby you love’s got the best of me Baby you’re making a fool of me … Continue reading

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Prepping for Valentine’s Romance

Valentine’s Day. Does the thought of its approach fill you with excitement or anxiety? Valentine’s Day is supposed to be an opportunity to: Celebrate your relationship. Show your appreciation for your sweetheart. Express your affection to your partner. Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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Romance for the Kitchen

Here’s some romance for the kitchen. Is washing dishes a chore? Why not make it fun. Find an article or travel brochure about some place you’d like to take your sweetheart. After dinner, offer to read it out loud while … Continue reading

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