For the ladies' man, whether he charms several ladies or has settled on one...to talk about how it's done.
Latest Activity: Sep 9, 2014
Started by Marvin. Last reply by Milo Morris Oct 6, 2013.
Started by Mickey Bricks. Last reply by Noluckbuck Mar 31, 2013.
Started by Ian Johnson. Last reply by Noluckbuck Mar 31, 2013.
I think being romantic can mean different things to different people. What your wife will see as a romantic gesture might be different from my wife. I think you really need to have an honest talk with her.
I think in general, no matter what the specific actions are, most women appreciate you being thoughtful, respectful, and present. Being romantic isn't really about buying or giving things it's about giving time and attention. You can use all the right words but in the end what consistent effort and actions on your part will leave her with no doubt in her mind that she is appreciated, wanted, needed, respected, and loved.
You say she's said she's told you things that you haven't picked up on. Part of the conversation should probably be, "honey maybe I'm a little more dense than you give me credit for, if I'm not doing something please tell me and don't hide clues like Easter eggs then get frustrated when I don't find them. Especially if I think things are fine and I don't even know I'm supposed to look." On the other hand, you being more present and making a real effort to pick up on some of the things she's telling you could be perceived as being romantic in and of itself. Or at least creditable for moving in the right direction. One of the biggest problems is both of you falling into the trap of assuming that the other person is "just supposed to know" then letting little resentments build into big ones when they don't. Neither of you are mind-readers. Talk.
So, this stems from nearly 8 years with my wife. In that time, I've never been hugely romantic. I've got the worst creativity when it comes to this sort of thing. I fancy myself a writer, so I have creativity when it comes to stories (mostly science fiction tripe). What my question here is "What does it mean to be romantic?" It's not that she's super complex, it's just that she does so much for other people that I can't really gauge what she wants in this area. She has said that she tells me things and I haven't picked up on them. Hmmm... I know it's my problem, but just something to jog my juices. Thanks!
Gentlemen, I am in need of some advice. I have been in a relationship since May with a lovely young woman name Charlotte, this is both of ours second serious relationship, we both dated our previous girlfriend/boyfriend for almost 3 years and we have talked a lot about what we learned from those relationships and personally I believe that I have become a much better man and a much better boyfriend from having that first experience. Things between Charlotte and I are going great....but.
We both live in Vancouver right now, she is a teacher and I am finishing my undergraduate degree this May. After my degree I am going to be moving to the U.S. for graduate school. She knows this and we've talked about it and until about a month ago we were planning on doing a long distance relationship. Now, since having been away from her for several weeks over the holidays I've come to realize that I do not want to do a long distance relationship, I really care for Charlotte but I am not ready or willing to have the relationship "long distance".
My question is, what would you do? I still have until May or June in Vancouver before moving to California but I feel like since I don't want to have a long distance relationship the best thing to do and the right thing to do is to break up now. I feel like I would be delaying the inevitable and that the breakup would be much harder if I put it off until before I moved.
This isn't an easy question and there is no one "right" answer, I guess I'm just in need of some men to share their thoughts and their points of view.
Hello I'mCosy. Thank you for the link. I actually already know about that giveaway from Harlequin. My wife is Leslie Kelly and she wrote the Blaze title that is included in the package. If you've read it I hope you enjoyed it!
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