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Romance....a dying art !

Old Apr 22nd 2009, 9:28 am
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Default Romance....a dying art !

I was thinking.....I reckon romancing the one you love is a dying art, many things that were once looked upon with fondness and warmth are now seen as corny and outdated.

Maybe it's a lot to do with sexual equality and men don't know how to act with women anymore, mistakenly thinking that romance is somehow chauvinistic.

Chivalry has gone a similar way for the same reason.

For instance, when was the last time you saw a man give up his seat for a woman on the train or bus, it certainly isn't a regular occurrence and if you did offer it to a young able bodied female, there is a good chance she would take offence and an even bigger chance she'd think it of it as weird.

I have a theory that men don't want it to be this way and women certainly don't, we all yearn for the days when we could write a poem or love letter and not be thought of as sad and pathetic by our peers.

We long for a time when we wouldn't be embarrassed being seen by our mates carrying a bunch of flowers for the one that held the key to our hearts.

Well my fellow BE'ers it's time to stand up for what we want, it's time to put the shyness and embarrassment behind us, it's time to share our feelings with those that we love and who love us.

So stand up for the woman on the train on your way home tonight, do something romantic for the one you love, at the very least tell them you love them. Text them now and see what response you get.

And pass on the most romantic thing you have done so that other BE'ers can follow your lead and grab romance back from those that would see this art die.

So, over to you Casanovas.....and I thank you for listening !

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Old Apr 22nd 2009, 9:36 am
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well...did the text thing...no response as yet so I am well pissed off and I am so never going to again, jeez...that will teach me to be romantic...
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Old Apr 22nd 2009, 9:38 am
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trains arent running yet.
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Default Re: Romance....a dying art !

Originally Posted by MataHari View Post
well...did the text thing...no response as yet so I am well pissed off and I am so never going to again, jeez...that will teach me to be romantic...
well it worked for me...

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Old Apr 22nd 2009, 9:42 am
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well...did the text thing...no response as yet so I am well pissed off and I am so never going to again, jeez...that will teach me to be romantic...
maybe he is getting bombarded with texts ?
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Old Apr 22nd 2009, 9:42 am
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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
well it worked for me...

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thanks, but you didnt say when the next quiz was, in your text ?
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Originally Posted by BangleMan View Post
thanks, but you didnt say when the next quiz was, in your text ?
oh shit, i must have sent you the wrong text...

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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
well it worked for me...

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oh I spoke too soon it seems...just got the standard 'I love you more' one back...think it's prorammed into his phone as a template...
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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
oh shit, i must have sent you the wrong text...

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no, it began....My darling Bangelman...
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no, it began....My darling Bangelman...
bloody predictive text...never says what you mean...

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hmmmm text sent and response received "what are you after??"

I'll try it again tomorrow.....
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bloody predictive text...never says what you mean...

MM, xx
you'll get used to the blackberry sooner or later....
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hmmmm text sent and response received "what are you after??"

I'll try it again tomorrow.....
he probably thinks you're seeing someone else now....
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he probably thinks you're seeing someone else now....

that'll keep him on his toes then, infact I might even cook him a meal this evening, that will get him really worried as I very rarely cook
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Lovely idea - I sent my man a box of chocolate heaven cupcakes to his office for his birthday today!
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