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1: 2016-09-05: Thinking of opening a Romanian shish kebab restaurant inspired by Vlad Tepis, calling it Transylvania Skewers. #businessidea #couldwork
2: 2016-03-13: The tragic romance of caffeine. The honeymoon is sweet, but the more you drink of her the less she satisfies.
3: 2015-12-08: If someone has a troubled background, you cannot help them from within a romantic relationship. They will reproduce the past with you.
4: 2015-02-25: résumé romance – a relationship chosen based on how it looks to others, not for its internal functionality
5: 2014-11-15: Where there is a romance there is jealousy. You can't have one without the other.
6: 2014-08-29: Within a romantic relationship, someone is usually jealous. On the outside, of course, we'll pretend otherwise.
7: 2014-05-21: "Men who endorse hostile sexism suffer a damaged romantic life, study finds." (Via @PsyPost) #youdontsay #clearlymoreresearchisneeded
8: 2014-03-30: Are you a romantic or a realist? See @PsychologyTip
9: 2014-02-14: Call me a hopeless romantic, but Valentine's Day never meant as much to me as February 15 — 50-75% Off All Valentine's Candy Day
10: 2014-02-01: The Super Bowl is educational. It has taught a whole generation Roman numerals.
11: 2013-12-05: The main difference between parental and romantic love: Parents won't take your bullshit. Romantics probably will.
12: 2013-12-05: Romantic distortion: seeing someone as more than what they actually are.
13: 2013-11-15: The romantic conundrum: It is good to feel loved. It is not good to feel trapped.
14: 2013-11-15: Romance is gaining a partner but often losing the rest of the world.
15: 2013-11-14: The main difference between platonic love and romantic love is jealousy.
16: 2013-09-25: Romance will not rescue you. Only you can rescue you.
17: 2013-09-24: Commonsense hiring advice from Richard Branson http://t.co/B0EgB0XMoZ via @amandapearl - Applies to romance, too!
18: 2013-09-16: A failed romance, in retrospect, is often indistinguishable from mental illness.
19: 2013-09-15: Romance is expecting someone else to supply your needs. Independence is doing it yourself, cutting out the middle man.
20: 2013-08-31: My job as a photographer is to romanticize an event or attraction, isolate its details and give you entirely the wrong impression of it.
21: 2013-08-16: On My Bucket List: Make excuses for my romantic partner's bad behavior.
22: 2013-08-14: Catch-22: If you need a romantic relationship to give your life meaning, no relationship is sufficient to fill the void within you.
23: 2013-08-12: Transylvania, Romania - photo album from July 2010: http://t.co/pi4vCsc1pz
24: 2013-06-29: "The best book I've ever read on how romantic relationships work." ~ another happy reader of http://t.co/xdlcYbmxpF http://t.co/K80GvfWKOj
25: 2013-05-16: If you traveled back in time to show the Romans your fancy new technology, you couldn't show them a damn thing because—Duh!—no internet!
26: 2013-05-15: People look to romance to save them the same way actors hope to be "discovered". They want recognition but also a script.
27: 2013-05-02: There is no romantic sunset without some clouds.
28: 2013-04-26: Failed romance is one step in the long road out of childhood narcissism.
29: 2013-04-21: What the Romans taught us: Prosperity Leads to overconfidence leads to overcommitment leads to collapse and the Dark Ages.
30: 2013-04-13: If your romantic partner doesn't love to play with babies, dump them! Even if you never have any, this is an essential emotional skill.
31: 2013-04-09: "Not just a critique of marriage but one of the best books ever on romantic relationships." —Me, on my own book. http://t.co/JU2Absvkni
32: 2013-03-20: There is no romantic love without jealousy.
33: 2013-02-25: Perhaps you can tell the nature of a romantic relationship by how well the social media accounts of the parties track each other.
34: 2013-02-17: Romance is powered by the need to believe, which can sweep all sorts of disturbing evidence under the carpet.
35: 2013-02-16: Much of what we call romance is the attempt to outsource responsibility for our own life.
36: 2013-01-15: Bummer that Romans threw Christians to the lions and Christians invaded Arabs in the Crusades but hasn't the statute of limitations run out?
37: 2013-01-13: The purpose of romantic love is to serve your own needs, not your partner's. You are not a therapist, provider or parent. You are consumer.
38: 2013-01-13: Romantic relationships are successful only when power is relatively equal and each person remains responsible for their own problems.
39: 2013-01-08: You shouldn't pledge yourself to a romantic partner "forever" any more than you would offer them lifetime employment, for the same reasons.
40: 2012-12-18: You look at your romantic partner and say to yourself, "If only they were Nikita Khrushchev my life wouldn't be so boring."
41: 2012-11-12: Romantic attachment uses the same pathways of addiction as cocaine. A better addiction, perhaps, but no less powerful.
42: 2012-11-12: You know romantic attachment is over when you no longer feel any hint of jealousy. In fact, you feel foolish for having ever felt it.
43: 2012-11-12: Romantic attachment is a neurochemical process nearly identical to an infant's bonding to mother. You expect care and undivided attention.
44: 2012-11-12: You know romantic attachment is over when you no longer feel any hint of jealousy.
45: 2012-11-12: Romance is inherently more selfish than friendship. You wish a friend well on his own path, while a lover must be focussed on you alone.
46: 2012-11-12: The main thing that distinguishes friendship from romantic attachment is jealousy.
47: 2012-10-30: The romantic lure of the dashing foreigner, who turns out to be just another jerk with an accent.
48: 2012-09-20: The romantic acid test: If you take away sexual attraction and your joint obligations, would you have anything in common?
49: 2012-09-03: Romantic love is a quest for the right amount of ego enhancement without too much ego threat.
50: 2012-07-22: The downside of romantic loyalty: Once you "lock in" your attachment to one person, you lock out all the better partners you could have had.
51: 2012-07-17: RT @KilroyCafe: Failed romances are one of life's great classrooms. You learn how people really work and how fantasy differs from fact.
52: 2012-07-16: If your romantic partner never lets you win an argument, you're doomed. Get out fast!
53: 2012-07-06: The fact that your romantic partner was a shithead doesn't make it any less painful when the bond is broken.
54: 2012-07-02: The usual post-romantic revelation is a palm slap to the forehead. "What was I thinking?"
55: 2012-07-01: Vacation destinations are romantic only if you can't get to them easily. If you can go there whenever you please, the aura fades quickly.
56: 2012-06-22: Romance works by mythologizing ones partner, so it is natural for the bubble to burst at some point.
57: 2012-06-14: Only in romance are people expecting someone else to save them from themselves.
58: 2012-06-10: "I want a romantic partner who will support my addictions and not question my assumptions." — Not what people say but what they expect.
59: 2012-06-07: Bureaucracy killed the Roman Empire. It was entombed by its own regulations and commitments. Like California.
60: 2012-06-05: In romance, you build the theatre, write the script, choose your own role and cast a lead actor. Don't rant at all actors if the play sucks.
61: 2012-06-05: We design our own romantic disasters. The opposite gender just fulfills them for us.
62: 2012-05-28: Notice the bugs smeared on your windshield after a long drive. Ride a motorcycle and those bugs will be in your face. Romantic, eh?
63: 2012-05-26: Romance 101: Anything is possible if you're in sync with someone. Nothing is possible if you're fighting.
64: 2012-05-26: RT @TheEconomist: Orbis is the name of a new interactive map of the Roman Empire as it was around 200AD http://t.co/cT6FBp1x
65: 2012-05-21: RT @KilroyCafe: histrionic — given to overly dramatic emotional behavior. Usually exhibited by only one romantic partner, the other bein ...
66: 2012-05-16: Inaccessible romantic partners are the most attractive because you don't have reality messing up the fantasy.
67: 2012-05-13: The romance of travel in the Great Smoky Mountains. (@ Greyhound Bus Station) [pic]: http://t.co/Z453ndzF
68: 2012-05-08: Reconnecting with the romance of travel (Eastern European style). (@ Greyhound Orlando) [pic]: http://t.co/0V6R9hVA
69: 2012-05-05: Romance is powered by the need to believe, which can sweep all sorts of disturbing evidence under the carpet. Alas, it always comes back.
70: 2012-04-30: Reno mechanic, Romanian accent, charged me $436 for a $100 repair. I haggled him down to $250 cash. That's a $150 "experience fee".
71: 2012-04-08: RT @washingtonpost: Roman "gladiators" climb Colosseum to protest crackdown on snapshots with tourists: http://t.co/LxR7VON6
72: 2012-03-29: RVs sound romantic, but there is no more burdensome and complicated way to travel. Why must you take your whole house with you?
73: 2012-03-12: Roman Colosseum, Dec. 2007: I must have offended Marvin the Martian. More at http://t.co/biXvKROg http://t.co/I94baeCI
74: 2012-03-05: Romantic love is a partnership, not a charity. You're not there to repair the other person or protect them from themselves.
75: 2012-03-05: Most romantic relationships seem to devolve into parental ones, with one partner regressing into needy childhood as the other enables them.
76: 2012-03-05: Enabling the dysfunctions of your romantic partner is a benefit to neither you nor them.
77: 2012-03-05: Romance becomes pathological when the cost exceeds the benefit to either party but you still come back for more.
78: 2012-03-05: Romantic attachment is the original addiction—the reason the pathways exist. It's the only addiction you can make a rational argument for.
79: 2012-03-05: Addicts usually romanticize their drug to try to convince themselves that appeal is bringing them to it and not anxiety.
80: 2012-02-27: The addict loves his drug with a romantic passion that displaces all other romance. So sad!
81: 2012-02-26: Your best asset in romance is to not really need it.
82: 2012-02-25: When romance jumps the shark, every rose and chocolate heart becomes cloying and cringeworthy.
83: 2012-02-11: Took a 1.5 hour jog in the streets of Whitehorse. Wind picking up, Arctic closing in. Bleak in a romantic way. http://t.co/idjM6s3e
84: 2012-01-25: There would be no need for romantic jealousy if you knew you had a proprietary product your partner could find nowhere else.
85: 2012-01-25: Jealousy can be romantic or coveting the success of another. With confidence in your own position, it goes away.
86: 2012-01-14: Popular music is a treasure trove of bad romantic advice.
87: 2012-01-10: Romantic bonding can happen between partners who have nothing in common otherwise. That's when you got trouble brewing.
88: 2012-01-09: Is romance the killer of creativity or an aid to it? It's a matter of choice.
89: 2012-01-02: @noahWG Ah, the romance of addiction.
90: 2011-12-14: For learning about addiction, mental illness, personality and human delusional systems there is no finer laboratory than a failed romance.
91: 2011-12-09: In romance, it can be hard to distinguish what's really there from what we desperately want to be there.
92: 2011-12-06: Coming soon: WikiYou! Ex romantic partners and jealous co-workers post the contents of your hard drive, browser cache, texts and emails.
93: 2011-12-06: The main fallacy of romance is thinking someone else can give your life meaning when you can't find it yourself.
94: 2011-12-05: Through the magic lens of romance, any lead can be turned into gold, but it eventually turns back to lead again.
95: 2011-12-03: On My Bucket List: Become the hot male model on the cover of romance novels. http://t.co/m8pRUFg9 (I'm feeling sweaty. Must take off shirt!)
96: 2011-11-28: Parental love is an act of charity. Romantic love is an arrangement for mutual benefit. Don't confuse one with the other.
97: 2011-11-25: Most romantic relationships eventually devolve into parental ones: one partner becoming increasingly childish while the other enables them.
98: 2011-11-25: Romantic love is a value-added service. If you are not receiving value in excess of the price paid, you shouldn't be using the service.
99: 2011-11-16: RT @ExpertPrimate: I kinda want to make a nice romantic dinner for myself, then not show up and not call. That's so like me.
100: 2011-10-30: Sunset over the Waffle House. Very romantic! http://t.co/43VYTjD1
101: 2011-10-29: RT @washingtonpost: A romantic dinner for two: you and your smartphone... http://t.co/mKiNw1NE
102: 2011-10-28: The key to a successful romantic relationship is well-defined boundaries. Marriage removes this boundaries in the financial realm.
103: 2011-10-28: The biggest mistake in romance is to confuse love with property.
104: 2011-10-27: In romance, we don't see what's really there but what we want to be there.
105: 2011-10-24: One wonders how many romances are based on the calculation: "How will this look to others?"
106: 2011-10-24: One wonders how many celebrity romances are based on the calculation: "How will this look in the press?"
107: 2011-10-21: Every addiction starts with romance.
108: 2011-10-16: Technology may have exploded in our lifetime, but human politics and behavior have not changed since Roman times.
109: 2011-10-10: @cottonmouth1 Not romance so much as space and power—120 volts—which you can't find on Eastern European trains.
110: 2011-10-10: RT @cottonmouth1: @BadDalaiLama ...{{sigh}] ...i LOVE taking the train...it adds romance to a journey...
111: 2011-10-08: Most romantic relationships, once they are over, are remembered as mental afflictions.
112: 2011-09-27: The risk of a comfortable romantic relationship is that one party takes responsibility for it while the other reverts to childhood.
113: 2011-09-18: The fall of the Roman Empire was rooted in its rise.
114: 2011-09-09: Romance raises the question: How much do you really want to be entwined in someone else's psychology?
115: 2011-08-08: Romance is a futile attempt to reproduce the apparent security and unconditional love of childhood.
116: 2011-07-27: Romance fiction panders to the female fantasy of rescue. Some handsome dude's going to save you.
117: 2011-07-25: Photos from Transylvania, Romania (last July): FB album: http://j.mp/abQSHQ
118: 2011-07-25: Been to Transylvania, but had my first Transylvanian meal in Hollywood, Florida. (Transylvania Romanian Restaurant) http://t.co/x0H4Wo4
119: 2011-07-25: Enjoying fine Transylvanian cuisine — in Florida! (@ Transylvania Romanian Restaurant) http://4sq.com/pGGEfd
120: 2011-07-16: You can't be blamed for the family you were born into, but the same can't be said for romance, where you get what you set yourself up for.
121: 2011-07-16: Imprisoned serial killers get all the girls. They are the perfect romantic combination of danger and inaccessibility.
122: 2011-06-12: Much of what we call romance is the attempt to outsource responsibility for our own life. Someone else will save us.
123: 2011-05-27: Hubris is thinking your romance will last forever.
124: 2011-05-12: In the long term, most romantic relationships seem to end up the same: a long-suffered "parent" and a high-maintenance "child".
125: 2011-05-08: RT @badbanana: Trying to write a romantic Mother's Day poem for my wife. What's a word that rhymes with Lunchables?
126: 2011-04-12: The challenge of sports coverage is finding ways to romanticize an otherwise meaningless activity.
127: 2011-04-12: RT @trevlutz: @BadDalaiLama @DeepThroat would have been on #Twitter. Don't romanticize the past. How many stories DIDN'T get covered by ...
128: 2011-04-07: I explain the fall of Rome in this video from outside the Roman Forum (May 2010) http://youtu.be/aR7vE5YEvms
129: 2011-04-02: Adult-oriented advertising notwithstanding, no sex toy or lubricant is going to "bring romance back to your relationship".
130: 2011-03-20: In many a romantic bubble, people mistake rapid change in the relationship for underlying value.
131: 2011-03-16: RT @garamiredux: Life without romance, is like a movie without a soundtrack. It turns into a documentary.
132: 2011-03-10: #### End. This has been a one-hour essay from the Bad Dalai Lama: "Romantic Attachment"
133: 2011-03-10: The test of a romantic relationship: If you take away sexual attraction and attachment, would you have anything in common?
134: 2011-03-10: At the base of romantic love is attachment—a primitive neurological bond like that between mother and child, designed for species survival.
135: 2011-03-10: ++++ Begin one-hour essay: "Romantic Attachment"
136: 2011-02-27: The Roman arch, in 3-D, can be used to construct vaulted rooms and multiple stories of them. Many are still standing!
137: 2011-02-27: The Roman arch was a huge technological advance. Once discovered, the Mediterranean went wild with it!
138: 2011-02-27: Consider the imprisoned serial killer: the perfect romantic partner! Exciting, dangerous, inaccessible, and he won't shatter your fantasies.
139: 2011-02-19: Roman legions. http://twitpic.com/41blpt/full
140: 2011-02-14: We construct our own romantic disasters. The opposite gender just fulfills them for us.
141: 2011-02-11: Valentine's Day is nice, but shouldn't we have an alternate holiday to remember all our romances that failed? Oh, yeah, April Fools Day!
142: 2011-02-11: Diacritics freak me out! I'm like, "Speak Roman, will ya?!"
143: 2011-02-04: The sole reason to maintain a romantic relationship is because it gives you good value for your investment.
144: 2011-02-03: What usually stands between us and our romantic fantasies is the other person, who keeps saying and doing things to disrupt the fantasy.
145: 2011-02-03: In romance, you are not a therapist, protector or parent. You are a consumer, willing to pay a reasonable price for a quality product.
146: 2011-02-03: "The purpose of romantic love is to serve your own needs, not those of the person you love." http://j.mp/encumL
147: 2011-02-03: Google "Love is not charity" and our 2007 book chapter is at the top. Surprisingly insightful! http://j.mp/encumL Romance is not parenting.
148: 2011-01-17: @mostlegendary A small symbolic action. @gandalfphoto is an addict romanticizing his addiction at huge cost. I want him nowhere near me.
149: 2011-01-17: The core of romantic love is attachment—a primitive neurological bond. The problem lies in reconciling this with the higher brain.
150: 2011-01-16: People don't necessarily seek the "best" romantic partner but the one who is the least threat to their ego.
151: 2011-01-13: Failed romantic relationships are the finest educational laboratory you'll ever find—learning both about others and yourself.
152: 2011-01-11: Imagine trying to explain electricity to the Romans. Even the most enlightened among them couldn't grasp all the implications.
153: 2011-01-01: 2010 Highlights: Transylvania, Romania http://j.mp/abQSHQ (July)
154: 2010-12-21: We construct our own romantic disasters. The opposite gender just fulfills them for us.
155: 2010-12-20: Language Police: They aren't "Gypsies" anymore. They're "Romani people". Also: "Bohemians" are now "employment challenged".
156: 2010-12-17: Romance is not charity. You do it to enhance your own growth. If a relationship isn't doing that for you, you shouldn't be in it.
157: 2010-12-13: For learning about philosophy, personality, mental illness and human delusional systems there is no finer laboratory than a failed romance.
158: 2010-12-10: The first step in romance is the mythologizing of potential partners. They become perfect gods or goddesses capable of rescuing us.
159: 2010-12-08: In romance, it can be hard to distinguish what's really there from what we desperately want to be there.
160: 2010-12-06: The main fallacy of romance is thinking someone else can give your life meaning when you can't find it yourself.
161: 2010-12-06: Coming soon: WikiYou! Ex romantic partners and jealous co-workers post the contents of your hard drive, browser cache, texts and emails.
162: 2010-12-04: Through the magic of romance, any lead can be turned into gold, but it usually turns back to lead again.
163: 2010-11-29: Parental love is an act of charity. Romantic love is an arrangement for mutual profit. Don't confuse one with the other.
164: 2010-11-27: Who is the best romantic partner? Sadly, it is someone just like you in personality. Only a clone can really know you.
165: 2010-11-25: Most romantic relationships eventually devolve into parental ones. One partner becomes increasingly childish as the other enables them.
166: 2010-11-24: Romantic love is a value-added service. If you are not receiving value in excess of the price paid, you shouldn't be using the service.
167: 2010-11-22: Romance is the ultimate exercise in wishful thinking.
168: 2010-11-22: Romance is driven not just by sex but by a hunger for meaning that we falsely believe the other person will fulfill.
169: 2010-11-21: When choosing a romantic partner, let it be someone you'll still want on your friends list after the break-up.
170: 2010-11-16: Romance is the P.R. department of addiction.
171: 2010-11-12: Philosophy Video #0: "Explaining the Fall of Rome" http://youtu.be/aR7vE5YEvms - From outside the Roman Forum, May 2010.
172: 2010-10-29: Romance does not just combine the strengths of two people, also their weaknesses.
173: 2010-10-27: The conundrum of romance is that once you are committed to someone, you're also imprisoned with them.
174: 2010-10-11: Romance is no place for charity. The relationship has to pay it's own way!
175: 2010-10-09: There is no accounting for romantic attraction. Logic need not apply.
176: 2010-10-06: Romance involves the acceptance of creeping change, often leading to conditions you never would have agreed to in the beginning.
177: 2010-10-04: Good working theory! MRT @kirkfranklin: God is either going to fix the situation, or use the situation as His tool to fix you (Romans:28).
178: 2010-10-02: Adult personality cannot be changed from the outside, especially within the scope of romance. Change may happen, but only after you're gone.
179: 2010-09-30: The joyous part of romance is the Exploration Phase. It is followed by the longer Obligation Phase when you try to pay the bills.
180: 2010-09-27: The ugly side of romance is co-dependence, where you enable each others' addictions and personality flaws.
181: 2010-09-25: The most romantic gesture is not flowers or a kiss but a word that shows someone understands you.
182: 2010-09-25: A romantic relationship should not be confused with a parental one.
183: 2010-09-19: Looking back on our own romantic obsessions, we are bound to exclaim, "I can't believe I fell for that!"
184: KilroyCafe: 2010-10-14: Most romantic relationships devolve into parental ones as one party becomes increasing childish while the other enables them.
185: KilroyCafe: 2010-09-19: RT @BadDalaiLama: Looking back on our own romantic obsessions, we are bound to exclaim, "I can't believe I fell for that!"
186: KilroyCafe: 2010-09-03: The biggest delusion of romance is, "I can change him (her)."
187: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-19: Video: Explaining the Fall of Rome (from outside the Roman Forum) http://youtu.be/aR7vE5YEvms - It just got too damn big!
188: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-11: histrionic — given to overly dramatic emotional behavior. Usually exhibited by only one romantic partner, the other being their enabler.
189: KilroyCafe: 2010-08-07: Mature love means learning how to deal with manipulation, addiction, co-dependence and all the other demons riding on the tails of romance.
190: KilroyCafe: 2010-07-30: Video: Finding Happiness in Timisoara, Romania. http://youtu.be.co/xu8xAo_Smco - Changing trains on the way to Transylvania.
191: KilroyCafe: 2010-07-16: If you think you're doomed at romance because you're an idiot, don't despair. Somewhere out there is the perfect idiot just for you!
192: KilroyCafe: 2010-07-15: Failed romances are one of life's great classrooms. You learn how people really work and how fantasy differs from fact.
193: KilroyCafe: 2010-06-14: In Greece, when marketers want to give their product cachet, they name it in English and use the Roman alphabet. Greek is too provincial.
194: KilroyCafe: 2010-05-10: Photo Journal: Mauled by Tiger at Roman Forum. http://bit.ly/9xDUQg - I am assaulted by a wild animal at an Italian archaeological site.
195: KilroyCafe: 2010-04-28: On my bucket list: Assure my romantic partner that one little baby won't be any problem at all.
196: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-27: Your "theory of love" guides your romantic life. At first, it is naïve and narcissistic, but disaster will refine it — if you survive.
197: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-14: People don't necessarily choose the "best" romantic partner. They choose the one who is the least threat to their ego.
198: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-10: A romantic relationship should not be confused with a parental one. It should continue only as long as it is mutually beneficial.
199: KilroyCafe: 2010-03-06: Language Police: They aren't "Gypsies" anymore. They're "Roman Peoples".
200: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-28: Boring but true: The romantic relationship most likely to last is when both partners resemble each other in everything but gender.
201: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-27: The most romantic gesture is not flowers or kisses but a word that shows someone understands you.
202: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-27: The preferable penalty for a romantic mistake is being nice to them for the rest of your life.
203: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-23: There may be some romance associated with "the common man", but you still want to limit your contact with him. Turns out he's an idiot!
204: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-16: The fundamental conflict of romance is when the heart says yes but the brain says no. Who do you believe?
205: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-16: Romantic bonding is when you start looking around for your partner like a toddler for his mommy. Stay away too long and you start to cry.
206: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-16: Romance turns violent when the relationship is failing but the physiological bond is still there. It's a desperate attempt to regain love.
207: KilroyCafe: 2010-02-03: Adult personality cannot be changed from the outside, especially within the scope of romance. Change may happen, but only after you're gone.
208: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-26: "Marriage is romantic story in which the hero dies in the first chapter!" @Abhiness
209: KilroyCafe: 2010-01-08: People aren't necessarily attracted to the "best" romantic partner but the one who is the least threat to their ego.
210: KilroyCafe: 2009-12-12: Romance creates a mythology around the one you love. The delusion has to collapse sooner or later.
211: KilroyCafe: 2009-12-09: Those without a romantic relationship long for one. Those with a relationship, after the honeymoon, dream silently of being free.
212: KilroyCafe: 2009-11-30: Romance is no place for charity. The relationship has to pay it's own way!
213: KilroyCafe: 2009-10-23: The politics of love: Everyone wants the "best" romantic partner but, more importantly, one who won't threaten one's ego.
214: KilroyCafe: 2009-10-04: Like the Roman Empire, modern civilization is scattered with giant coloseums, and you wonder how they fill them with people.
215: KilroyCafe: 2009-09-05: The connundrum of romance is that once you are committed to someone, you're also imprisoned with them.
216: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-31: Looking back on our own romantic obsessions, we are bound to exclaim, "I can't believe I fell for that!"
217: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-15: My assembled wisdom on Love and Romance: http://bit.ly/3Rkx97 (from my Twitter archive)
218: KilroyCafe: 2009-08-15: Wal-Mart, like the Roman Empire, is learned to assimilate local cultures rather than simply conquering them. WSJ: http://bit.ly/JZ942
219: KilroyCafe: 2009-07-28: We construct our own romantic disasters. The opposite gender just fulfills them for us.
220: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-18: English is ubiquitous in Athens. It is the second language on most public signs, and most company names are in the roman alphabet.
221: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-13: My spy photos from the Adam & Eve™ Romance Superstore, St. Augustine, Florida (taken an hour ago) http://bit.ly/AwbNN - So this is romance?
222: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-11: The early days of romance are fun - the exploratory phase when anything seems possible. Then new defenses are erected and you see it's not.
223: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-05: Romance is a conundrum. We seek the perfect witness, so we idolize potential partners, but this delusion is bound to crash with experience.
224: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-05: I can think of nothing less romantic than a motorcycle ride across America. That's 2500 miles of shit in your face.
225: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-05: Adults seek an audience in friends, co workers, romance. When that's not enough acknowledgment, they seek fame, power.
226: KilroyCafe: 2009-06-04: I don't see what's so romantic about the wild horse in America. It was an invasive species brought here by the Spanish!
227: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-21: The #1 risk of romantic commitment is that your mate becomes a perpetual child addicted to your protection.
228: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-21: The choice of a romantic partner should never be made out of sympathy.
229: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-19: Romantic advice comes in two flavors: "Trust your feelings" and "Trust no one." Can't there be a middle ground?
230: KilroyCafe: 2009-05-11: The Roman Empire collapsed because of that second word: Empire. They expanded too far, beyond sustainability. A classic boom-and-bust cycle.
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