Is Romance Dead?

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  1. Pitbull

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    I hope not.
    But it seems to be a rare commodity.

    A few weeks back I posted a few paragraphs in a thread about what one misses when not getting any.

    http://www.lpsg.org/1865174-post14.html

    I seem to have touched a nerve.
    Melting woman's hearts into shimmering puddles.

    I started thinking.
    Why are there no men treating these women properly?
    And for some it is not that they are missing romance now.
    They have never had it.

    No short sweet notes
    No flowers
    No soft sweet kisses - just slobbering with a tongue jammed in your mouth.
    Holds your hand?
    Puts his arm around you?

    Tells you that you are special with words that come from the heart?

    I'm getting the feeling that there is a lot of sex in some peoples lives but no romance.
    Ladies - Have you bestowed sexual favors on a man and did not get even a "thank you" in return?

    It may be difficult to define romance, but it is obvious when it is missing.

    May the New Year bring you joy, love & romance.

    I will start by saying to all the Ladies of LPSG

    You are beautiful
    I shower you with honey sweet kisses
    Touching your lips it becomes the
    Nectar of Aphrodite

    If I could be so lucky to hold you
    Rub your silken skin
    Feel your heart beat
    Next to mine

    If I could be so lucky
    To share a heavenly moment with you
    Just one second
    I would treasure that moment for eternity




     
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    I jolly well hope not, I could certainly do with some romance in my life!
     
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    Good for you ladies !!! Love, kindness, gentleness, and all good things come before sex.
    So many men do not understand that.
    ----- to me my woman always comes first.... lol
     
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    Romance is alive and well!!
     
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    Of course. It just gets worser and worser. Sheesh...
     
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    I really admire the way you've written poetry for women. That said you posess an obvious love,a sincere admiration and respect for women and I wish all of us could experience what you give so willingly.
    *sigh*
    You are a "meltman"!
    cigarbabe:saevil:
     
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    No. Romance is definitely not dead.

    I don't want to be simplistic, but it isn't for people who, in their hearts, know how to love and even then so, how to show it.

    Not to be loved but to love. That's the difference.
     
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    Plays Donna Summer's Love to love you baby and wonders how many peeps think that song alone would get them some action?
     
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    Better question might have been what do you consider romantic. But in my short life i have learned little. It just all seems pretend or like driving a truck on the railroad tracks.
    You see them every few years, but its never who or what you would expect, thus stealing the appeal. give it to the pigs. They might make better use of it. people need to differ from fantasy and romantasy.

    Robble robble robble
     
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    My first reaction to this was, Wow. You're a bitter little person.

    On second thought, I think you've probably been terribly disappointed, or perhaps more likely, thwarted.
     
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    I have decided to give men tips on dating and romance. Each week there will be a new tip. Memorize it, and put it to good use.
    Tip #1 Do not scratch your behind, and bite your finger nails.
     
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    ROFL


    Surely i am not all alone here? Ahh well, i thought it was funny.
     
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    Definitely missing even the slightest trace of romance
     
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    It is encouraging to see that some people still have romance :smile:
     
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    Romance isn't dead but it is getting more and more rare.

    You mentioned it being difficult to define - so true.

    I think romance is frequently interpreted to be all the grand gestures associated with courtship; flowers, candle-lit dinners, chocolates, jewelry. Things, frankly, that any dolt can do.

    I think true romance is more about the little things that say the other person knows you, cares about you and is thinking about you.

    A hug from behind when you're cooking.

    Standing in line somewhere and smelling your skin or hair then sighing contentedly because they find you intoxicating.

    Holding hands under the table.

    The surprise lunch date from work.

    An inside joke.

    Mentioning in passing during a telephone call that the air conditioning at work was broken and having them surprise you less than an hour later with a fan for your desk.

    Wanting to take you out after work and bringing you a change of clothes because they knew you'd hate to go out wearing what you had on.

    Persuading a cashier to part with her pen because it wrote with the perfect flow and colour ink that they knew you liked.

    Thinking you've lost them to a day of football and beer with the guys but getting a long series of fun, playful text messages throughout the day because even with a double header of football and heaps of beer with the guys he still has thoughts of you.

    For that matter, any random contact when you're apart just to share something that made them think of you.

    Customizing a pool cue for you with thier own two hands because it'll be a one of a kind they know you'll love.

    Making their favorite recipe without that one ingredient they know you aren't fond of or learning to make a new dish they remembered you liked.



    I think these things count as romance just as much or moreso than the 'accepted' definitions of what romance is.
     
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    Not at Gillette's home - Lucky you!

    True - But often the dolts can't even do that!
    On Valentine's Day if you have even a semblance of a relationship then the candy & flowers are a requirement! Can they get candy & flowers any of the other 363 days
    (Birthdays are excluded) of the year? Often, no.

    The thinking about you and thinking you are special and expressing it frequently.

    NOW THAT'S ROMANTIC!!!
     
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    Love it! :redface:

    Mmm, love this poem almost as much as the one I received for Christmas/New Years. :08:

    Romance isn't dead, you're living proof of that fact!
    It is, however, difficult to find a romantic man. I think most men have forgotten how to romance a woman and be soft, and open. Or, perhaps, have the ability, but think women may not like them as much if they show that side. :shrug:

    I personally love a man that can be open and match my romantic and super sensual nature, and need for affection. Shame that I'm still looking for someone that offers those qualities, but, I think 2009 will be my year. :wink:
     
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