Romance is the expressive and pleasurable feeling from an emotional attraction towards another person associated with love.
In the context of romantic love relationships, romance usually implies an expression of one's strong romantic love, or one's deep and strong emotional desires to connect with another person intimately.
Historically, the term "romance" originates with the medieval ideal of chivalry as set out in its Romance literature.
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Famous quotes containing the word romance:
“Harvey: Oh, you kids these days, Im telling you. You think the only relationship a man and a woman can have is a romantic one.
Gil: That sure is what we think. You got something better?
Harvey: Oh, romance is very nice. A good thing for youngsters like you, but Helene and I have found something we think is more appropriate to our stage of lifecompanionship.
Gil: Companionship? Ive got a flea-bitten old hound at home wholl give me that.”
—Tom Waldman (d. 1985)