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I Miss Romance

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    Could You Bank a Little Romance?

    Back in college he was totally head over heals for me.  So much so, that it sometimes was too much.  I so wish we could have banked some of that infatuation for now.   How I wish . . . Romance is gone, baby.  I see why people cheat.  I do.  I...
    Coniption Coniption 41-45 3 Responses Oct 17, 2008

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    Was It Ever Really There?

    I've had a boy buy me flowers once. I went out to dinner and everything but I like more creative things, and I've never really gotten it. I had to show my boyfriend (who is now an ex) what Romance was to me. He was so... uptight? I guess, and romance was way too much effort. Is...
    myownsavior myownsavior 22-25, F Nov 30, 2011

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    Damm Excuses

    I do not need large amounts or expensive romantic things, but something would be nice. I tell my husband how I feel about the lack of romance in our marriage (in a nice and constructive manner so he doesnt get upset or hurt) and he makes excuses: i dont know how much money we...
    cutebishortie cutebishortie 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 13, 2011

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    A Long Line Of Love

    I think people are too busy today to maintain romance or to care about their relationships. Jobs, careers, sports, kids, alcohol..whatever the thing is that is taking up too much time and too many mental resources, romance seems to last no longer than the courtship. What a...
    northguy northguy 46-50, M Apr 12, 2012

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    Romance

    Keep in mind the gestalt of romance has very little to do with loving someone, and even less to do with acts of tenderness. It’s not a love story, nor an overcomplicated soap opera of whom-got-with-whom. A good romance is defined by a passionate desire. A want of something so...
    collegestag08 collegestag08 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    Is It Possible To Conceal Routine With Romance?

    I wonder about it very constantly... I have been married for almost 7 years now, and although I am happy in my marriage, the whole area of romance and fantasy has vanished along this time. We have a reliable relationshiop (which for me is extremely important) and we are real...
    AnastasiaRomanova AnastasiaRomanova 41-45, F Sep 27, 2012

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    Defined:

    I haven't felt romance in my marriage since we were first married.  It made me think - what is romance.  I define it as a feeling that stems from gestures indicating that we are exclusively special to each other.   I try to express gestures that woud convey...
    yukonpete yukonpete 36-40 3 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    The Girl From Florida

    This story is about a girl I met at the portofino bay hotel, in late July of 2005.  Well...to say I "met" her may be pushing the truth a little.  Infact, the romance I am talking about here is the type of romance that no one ever know's truthfully if it was ever...
    HopelessRomance27 HopelessRomance27 18-21, M Apr 16, 2010

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    The List Of Cheesy, Romantic Things

    My boyfriend at the time wrote a list one day when we were hanging out of cheesy, romantic things he wanted to do with me. 1. Have dinner by candlelight 2. Dance in the rain 3. Sleep under the stars 4. Bake something together etc. etc. Well, he was always treating me very...
    Brianabear Brianabear 18-21, F Jun 16, 2011

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    Concerned About My Husband And Our Future.

    My husband does everything he possibly can to demonstrate his love for me.  He is ten years older than me and currently looks 20 years older. He is planning to have some cosmetic surgery to help him look more refreshed, nothing drastic, eyelids, maybe chin work.  His attitude...
    tallglass tallglass 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2011

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    I Have Jealously Guarded All Things Surrounding Her..

    I have jealously guarded all things surrounding her, I find it difficult to even begin to crack the lid off my secrets before others. I don't really want to share anything and this is compounded by the fact she is an intensely private person by nature. In a way, it's something we...
    pirrip72 pirrip72 41-45, M Jan 17, 2012

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    What Is Wrong With Me?

    I am a pretty straight forward kind of guy, I treat the woman i am with like gold, always have. I am honest, hardworking, willing to compromise. I have been told i make the person i am with feel special, wanted, desired. I am told i am incredibly intense, that sometimes i burn...
    EltharinFireDragon EltharinFireDragon 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 15, 2009

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    I Am Angry

    I am sick and tired of guys treating women like they are some piece of meat. Whatever happened to the time when guys actually pursued girls! Why this obsession on the physical? There is nothing sacred anymore. GRRRR! Romance is dead when people treat people like objects. What...
    reenfree reenfree 26-30 2 Responses Oct 18, 2012

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    Heart Broken

    I had so many cruses in my life. I had crush,i had crash. a girl named mercy was my best friend, she was in my class when i was in the school, i was not at all interested in her. one day she forced me to come to her home, i went to her home with her, she introduced me to all of...
    santosh514894165 santosh514894165 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 25, 2011

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    Romance In Collage Days

    i miss romance of my collage days...bunking classes going 4 movies. having candle lit dinners, holding hands ,sunsets...long walks. gazing into each others eyes....wow its all golden movements....cool
    shaan4uever shaan4uever 26-30, M Dec 19, 2008

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    Why Me

    i miss my ex cuz we had so much chemistery toghether but he got a girlfriend and i just broke up with mine 2 months ago.
    sblake sblake 13-15 Nov 14, 2009

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    I Barely Remember Romance

    I remember all those too. If my wife and I say 50 words to each other now, that's a lot. She may spend 4 hours in chat in the morning and a few phone calls in the evening and then announce that she's tired and goes to bed. I also remember when I was on the other end of those...
    MikeofMilwaukee MikeofMilwaukee 46-50 2 Responses Jul 17, 2008

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    Miss What I Never Had

    I use to love the fact of whenever I had a boyfriend that he would do little sweet things together...because its the little things that count to me. I really want God to bless me with a man I can connect with emotionally and sexually. I want a man to take his time wit me, be...
    sgoodlow87 sgoodlow87 22-25, F Aug 15, 2012

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    Is Romance Dead?

    It seems like romance is no longer in the 21st century. Where did all the romance of poetry and men opening doors for women gone. I know that today's woman is independent and equal, but we are still emotional creatures. Heck, I would love to swooned and have flowers every once in...
    2008frenchie 2008frenchie 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    It Feels Even Worse

    When I see married couples celebrating their anniversaries or when someone is engaged or during a wedding or when I see two lovers holding hands or kissing or hugging or when I see a love scene in a romantic, love story movie or when I hear a love song.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 29, 2009

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    Is Love Real????

    My marriage is full of anger and nothing more, my husband is controlling unemotional and treats me like Im nothing, and to beat all Im stuck hereand have no help or support toget out. My stories a long one but Ill leave it at that for this time. I just wonder are there men out...
    Ohio1977 Ohio1977 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    The Kiss That Redefined My Life

    After Kissing Rachael Just give me your lips for just a moment And my imagination will make that moment live. Oh, give me what you alone can give A kiss to build a dream on. - Louis Armstrong, A Kiss to Build a Dream On We all know how awkward first dates can be. I think it...
    ryanbradley ryanbradley 46-50, M Nov 4, 2013

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    kaye23e kaye23e 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    Dull Marriage

    No more hugging and kissing. Just a peck on the cheek. No cuddling , just occasional intercourse. How should one rekindle the fire?
    ryksteman ryksteman 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    everyone Could Use a Little...

    everyone could use a little romance here and there ;)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 17, 2009

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    Date With Me?

    Okay so this is crazy to ask... very crazy to ask.. but a bit of background first. A long time ago, in a freshman's girl's room lounging upon the pink and purple frilly comforter were three girls. All from different backgrounds, one with her parents divorced and one with a huge...
    favestril favestril 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2011

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    Looking For Romance

    I NEED SOMEONE TO SHARE LOVE & DREAMS WITH HIM DOM`T NEED ANY ONE PULL ME BACKWARD . NOT BREAK MY SOUL. NEED TOUCHING NOT HITTING .KISSING BEATING . THAT ALL WHAT I NEED .
    SAVANY SAVANY 18-21, M Dec 20, 2011

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    Candles.. Mellow Music.. Delightful Convo.. Cuddlin

    Would enjoy laying in his arms as we sit thea havin a delightful conversation as da music is playin mellow grooves wit da lights off n candles burnin... Leadin into ecstacy
    BlackButterfly601 BlackButterfly601 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    Dinner And A Movie

    I want to be asked to dinner and a movie, when he picks me up we drive out to a field. There sits a table with an amazing candle lit dinner, we sit and eat. After dinner, he tells me its movie time, I go to get in the truck to head the movies. He tells me to wait, he will be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 3, 2012

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    21.

    I may only be 21 but that doesn't mean I don't know what romance is. I want someone to look at me once & not automatically think about sex. To look me in my eyes like I'm the only woman one earth & theres nobody else you'd rather be with. Is that too much to ask for.?.
    Novalina Novalina 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 22, 2012

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    Beautiful Sensation

    It's nice to be riding solo, but I also enjoy the feelings of romance... -to blush bright pink or red without warning -the unexpected gifts that you had no idea of -the beauteous places where you're being taken -the compatability and chemistry that's uncontainable -to be held by...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 22, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I still miss my ex that left me for someone else 3 years ago. She was my best friend as well as my girlfriend and if I had a bad day at Uni, I knew I was coming home to her company...
    gw2211 gw2211 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    He was my best friend from the time I was 8-17 and then **** happened...we fell in love during the last summer we were actually friends or at least that's the closest I've ever...
    hannahgraceaa hannahgraceaa 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I find myself thinking about romance lately. I say I like it, but I don't think I have ever experienced it. How do I know I like it? I'm not exactly sure. I guess I like the idea...
    lonelyphantasma lonelyphantasma 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Yeah, I love all of their albums and I miss them so much. Also their music have me the strength to keep on living while I was struggling in middle school <3 I miss them ;--; I'd...
    creepypastafan creepypastafan 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I miss him too much. I stuffed things up by getting feelings for him and now our friendship is gone for good. Please god take me back in time please so I can fix everything. Please...
    mynameiskayla mynameiskayla 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I Just Really Miss You... I Wish Things Were Back To How They Were.
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Hi, im feeling so depressed and disparate. I was planning my wedding this month when my fiancé broke with me last month. He said we were fighting alot, that i didnt respect him...
    dipressedban dipressedban 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I miss you so much, but I hope soon that we can be together again.
    Verix Verix 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Nothing I enjoy more than romance. I'm a very passionate person and I'm one for the moments that are meaningful. To me romance is the best way to express love and without it for me...
    game58m game58m 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I found out the genders of my twins yesterday and it has reminded me of how I no longer have my mother to share this joy with. She would have been with me and my husband at the...
    timeline112 timeline112 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I'm feeling really upset right now. I feel like I'm just an object to men. Someone they can just come back to if they want to get laid or something.. I genuinely want to be more...
    moonilluminatedroom moonilluminatedroom 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Reading Romance novels really lets you know how lonely you are. Just need a friend to talk to
    FaithCB FaithCB 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I miss so many things, that I am able to share with you and some I am not. I miss your laugh; as you tilt your head to the side, being shy of your beautiful smile. I miss you...
    MsRebel MsRebel 31-35, F Aug 12

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    -I miss someone who doesn't miss me. -I miss her smile but she doesn't miss mine. -I miss hugging her but she would never touch me. -I miss that feeling I get whenever I see her...
    obea13 obea13 18-21, M Aug 21

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    i miss his scent, i miss his laugh, i miss the way he treats me, i miss the way he said the food that i make is really good -even its not delicious enough-, i miss have some...
    dittayu dittayu 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    The fresh air, living in the middle of nowhere, sun around the clock in the summer, and complete darkness in the winter. I miss the ocean that I lived by, I miss the wildlife that...
    veeshybi veeshybi 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I miss you. I miss the weird, fun, hyper times we shared. I miss being carefree, with you right there with me. I miss being able to confide in you, with everything, knowing it...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I miss my family so very much.. My beautiful spunky sisters who are different in thier own ways that make them each special.. My mom who could be strict but tried to keep me...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F Aug 8

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    I really am not sure why I am writing. Writing use to be such a passion of mine, especially on my favorite website, but now, it is as if that passion is gone, even though I get the...
    LostAriel LostAriel 22-25, F Aug 17

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    Even though I was left behind like I was a worthless piece of garbage...I still miss you. Even though you cheated on me and violated my trust...I still miss you....even though you...
    brokenhearted7108 brokenhearted7108 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago