Romance isn't about spending money, it's about spending time together, spending energy and creativity to attract and keep the relationship exciting and the love alive.
Romance isn't about how much money you lavish on another. It's about attracting the object of your affection. Romance is about making dreams and fantasies come true. Romance is defined as "an exciting and mysterious quality; a relationship between two lovers." It is the "act of making your partner feel loved." Romance is more than an act, it's a state of being. It's the heart, the soul and the mind working together to create an adventure, and increase enthusiasm for one another.
"Romance means intimacy and connection, which means paying attention to detail. It's making her lunch or giving him a massage. It's making the bed together and cuddling. It's holding hands and leaving little "love notes" around the house. It's touching and feeling and listening and sharing. It's excitement and serenity, spontaneity and planning. It's telling the other person what you want, and doing the things the other person likes. It's connecting deeply.
Romance is about timing, imagination, exploration and creativity. Being romantic is about.... being creative, being willing to take a risk. Sometimes it's being sweet. Sometimes it's being silly. Romance is about ... the right attitude. And attitude can cost you a little or a lot. True romantics have the right attitude; and use imagination to cultivate loving, sensual relationships. So just how do you develop the right attitude? Start out with little acts of affection, little things to show you care and can be romantic. Here are a few suggestions (excerpted from my book, Romance on a Budget) to help you spark your imagination.
Like the song says "Love Don't come Easy," I believe that "romance don't come easy. " But with a little practice and planning, the results can be thrillllllllling ... .