Part of her practice has included Future Plans, an innovative program she designed for… It’s the only time during my day that I actually feel like I've got it all together... It is refreshing to hear about other people’s problems – to peer into their lives and make judgment calls. We like to kick back, observe a problem from the outside and say, “The answer is obvious. ” It must be some universal sadistic twitch innately placed in the brain, because every week, I find myself reading the local paper in search of the emails and letters from the romantically challenged. People actually write in with scenarios like these. When did we all become so dumb in the face of romance? We’re wired for relationship, and when someone trips that wire for the first time, our lives are never the same.For example, if your date’s been talking about a particular book he’d like to read or a vacation that she’s been dying to take, those are romantic cues for you to act on.Pick up that book or, better yet, book a romantic weekend away (if and when it’s appropriate).
If you're not letting the romance cloud your judgment, you can see these potential landmines from miles away.Show up on your date’s doorstep unannounced with flowers and wine.Scrap plans for a night on the town in favor of ordering takeout food when you’re both in need of some quality quiet time together.By simply paying attention to what’s going on in your cutie’s world, you’ll be that much closer to rocking your romantic life. Make your Date a Priority Contrary to popular belief, romance is NOT dead.In fact, the best way to introduce it into your next date is to take a look at your current list of priorities and possibly give it a subtle shift. When it comes to romance, some people seem to have all the right moves, while others are more romantically challenged. Communication is Key The #1 rule when it comes to romance is this: listen!