New poem, 'Solace', posted on the I Love Romance Blog...
When it comes to celebrating Valentine's Day, there is nothing more important than making the day special for you and your loved one. Of course, you can go with traditional romantic ideas, but you can also do something more creative and surprise your significant other...
Couple's Painting Party Introduction For many years now, date nights have always been about having romantic, candle-light dinners, or cuddling with each other at home watching a movie or a sitcom. Some couples do other things together, such as working out at the gym, learning new courses, et cetera. However, have you ever wondered… Continue reading Couple’s Painting Party: a guest post by Bill Marcia
Hi, readers! It's time once again to celebrate National Poetry Month here on ILRB. Yay! 😀 Recently, I decided to mark this special occasion by letting J. Simon Harris come visit us and feature the brand-new English translation of Pablo Neruda's romantic poetry. Why? Well, do you actually need a reason to honor poetry about… Continue reading National Poetry Month Feature: J. Simon Harris and Neruda’s TWENTY LOVE POEMS AND A SONG OF DESPAIR translation
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
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
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
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
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
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