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Beauty Is In The Sleepy Eyes Of The Beholder

| Lexington, MA, USA | Dating

(I am a light sleeper, so it doesn’t take much to wake me up. My boyfriend has spent this particular night tossing and turning, which has kept me up. Needless to say, I am pretty grumpy the next morning.)

Boyfriend: “You need your happy sleep.”

Me: *amused* “My happy sleep?”

Boyfriend: “Yes. You are already beautiful, so you don’t need beauty sleep. You need happy sleep so you aren’t grumpy in the morning.”

Me: “Aw. I love you.”

July Themed Giveaway Roundup #2: Geek Love!

| Not Always Romantic | Roundups, Themed Giveaway

Hey readers! Geek Love continues! Check out these stories we’ve already received for the July Themed Story Giveaway:

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Make Sure She’s Trimmed Her Hedge Fund

| Toronto, ON, Canada | Marriage & Partners

(My husband and I are enjoying champagne and chocolates in a hotel room for our anniversary. We are discussing careers that would pay well.)

Me: “You should become a corporate lawyer and get excited about mergers.”

Husband: *waggling his eyebrows* “I’m getting excited about a merger right now, if you know what I mean. Baby, baby, baby.”

Me: “A merging of our two bodies?”

Husband: “Aw yeah!”

Me: “But, who would we lay off?”

Husband: “Sexual tension.”

Me: “I never liked that guy anyway.”

Digging Himself Into A Man-hole

| UK | Dating

(My boyfriend has been having a lot of trouble with his work, where they aren’t treating him very well. They’ve just cancelled his holiday with short notice and he’s quite fed up. I am a girl.)

Me: “I wish I was a big man so I could go beat up the people who ruined our holiday.”

Boyfriend: “Aw. You’ll always be a big man to me.”

Being Underwater Can Cause Disney Spells

| San Antonio, TX, USA | Dating

(I’m visiting my boyfriend for his birthday, and we’re in the pool with several of his friends. I’m very tall for a girl, and he’s a bit short, so it’s virtually impossible for him to lift me normally. He discovers that in the water, he can hold me in the ‘princess carry’ without a problem. His friends spot us.)

Friend #1: “Hey guys! Look! A romantic moment.”

Friend #2: “Interrupt it!” *starts splashing us*

Friend #1: “No! We have to sing ‘Kiss the Girl!’”

(They all start trying to sing.)

Me: “None of you know the words, do you?”

Friend #3: “No. Caaaaan you feeeeeel the loooooove toniiiiight? Something, something…”

Me: “Or that one either.”

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