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Three Ways to Add Romance on Your Trip: a guest post by Angela Burks

3 Ways to Add Romance on Your Trip   The excitement of going somewhere new or revisiting a favorite destination and finally taking a break from the “normal” are things we all look forward to when it comes to an upcoming vacation. Even more so, when we get to share this experience with our significant… Continue reading Three Ways to Add Romance on Your Trip: a guest post by Angela Burks

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Ten Effective Conversation-Starters for Couples: a guest post by Dr. B. Anne Hancock

10 Effective Conversation-Starters for Couples   Communication is an essential ingredient in any relationship. For couples, rich conversation makes their relationship delicious. It’s what builds connection and creates intimacy. For couples who’ve been together for a while keeping conversations fresh and interesting can take some effort. If you want to keep your conversations fresh and… Continue reading Ten Effective Conversation-Starters for Couples: a guest post by Dr. B. Anne Hancock

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Special Feature: What Does Romance Mean to Me? by The Smut Report

Hi, readers! I am beyond pleased to announce a very special post today on the I Love Romance Blog. In recent years, I asked both authors and romance readers to come to me with their responses to this big question: “What Does Romance Mean to Me?” I was genuinely interested in what made us all… Continue reading Special Feature: What Does Romance Mean to Me? by The Smut Report

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National Poetry Month Feature: “Miles of Our Memories” – a poem

Hi, readers! April is here again! 🙂 To celebrate National Poetry Month, I decided to write a romantic poem, inspired by my relationship with my fiancé. Here it is:   Miles of Our Memories A special anniversary approaches… How many times have we crossed these miles? More than I can count. Distance separates us again… Continue reading National Poetry Month Feature: “Miles of Our Memories” – a poem

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A to Z’s of Romance: a Valentine’s romance blogger post by multi-genre author Marie Lavender

A to Z's of Romance   I launched this blog in 2014. It just occurred to me that I haven’t written a post of my own in a while. Mainly I just share authors’ new releases, interview both authors and characters, we feature guest posts about romance, and we started offering book reviews in the… Continue reading A to Z’s of Romance: a Valentine’s romance blogger post by multi-genre author Marie Lavender

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“Aching Heart” – a poem

Aching Heart Taillights easing farther away, my eyelids shutter. Even before you’ve left, I ache for you. Missing you is pain. In bed I yearn for your arms to hold me tight once more, yet the room is dark and cold. All I have are memories, the remnant of your kiss on my lips, your… Continue reading “Aching Heart” – a poem

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“A Lover’s Vow” – a poem

A Lover’s Vow Well over ten years have passed… Still every touch, every word, every look feels right. When you hold me close at the day’s end, once all our obligations have subsided, and I can at last rest against your chest as we talk softly, you’re the only home I’ve ever wanted or needed.… Continue reading “A Lover’s Vow” – a poem

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Chivalry Doesn’t Have to Be Dead: a romance blogger post by multi-genre author Marie Lavender

Chivalry Doesn't Have to Be Dead   It isn’t a reach to suppose that many romance readers spent part of their childhoods dreaming of sweeping fairytale relationships, comprised of a white knight on a steed coming to a maiden’s rescue after slaying a dragon for her. Or, for a feminist type, perhaps she was indeed… Continue reading Chivalry Doesn’t Have to Be Dead: a romance blogger post by multi-genre author Marie Lavender

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How to Survive Holiday Stress With Your Sweetie: a guest post by Dating Connections

How to Survive Holiday Stress with Your Sweetie   The Christmas craze is upon us and as much as ladies love to shop till they drop with the greatest excuse of them all (it's Christmas!), their partners are usually the ones getting the short end of the stick as a gift. Between bringing home half… Continue reading How to Survive Holiday Stress With Your Sweetie: a guest post by Dating Connections

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Five Ways to Keep the Romance Going with Your Partner: a guest post by Krissy Henley

Five Ways to Keep the Romance Going with Your Partner   Going on dates and meeting new people, or arriving at bars or bookstores and having a conversation with a complete stranger – these are several ways to get to know someone. And in time, if you get lucky, you'd end up being in a… Continue reading Five Ways to Keep the Romance Going with Your Partner: a guest post by Krissy Henley