Everyday Romance - Romantic Story: A Woman's Job?
"My wife and I have been together a long time. When we
were young, it was the man's job to romance the woman,
and I dutifully did my duty. It paid off as I married
the woman of my dreams, who is still my wife today. I
still get my wife little gifts now and then to show
her I love her.
Our grown daughter is always going on about how crazy
it was to expect men to do all the romancing, and to
expect women to do all the waiting. Apparently kids
these days, of either sex, figure that if they are
interested in someone then they will go and get them.
I didn't realize how closely my wife had been listening
to our daughter. Ten days before my birthday, I got a
little gift from my wife. It was completely unexpected
and was a nice treat. Then the gifts continued, every
day, right up until my birthday. She put a lot of
thought into each gift. It was none of the typical gifts
you might expect to get, but all had something to do
with BBQ, food, or sailing, my favourite 3 things
(next to my family). It was nice to be surprised. My
wife had a giggle about how we're now a 'modern' couple
that romances each other.
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