Author Archives: Jim Hinds

Oxygen?

An esoteric view of the role of Oxygen in the yin/yang of relationships.

Breakthrough — 101 Free Romantic Ideas

Every so often I find a real resource for romance on the web, and I just gotta put the word out. 93. Hold hands more often94. Reenact a romantic movie you watched together.95. Always open the door for your female partner and be a gentleman.96. Always remember that being romantic comes from the heart.97. Although […]

Romance of the Entrepreneur

Years ago, I was  bitten by the “lets start a business” bug, and it has never quite let go.  The first time was with a Silicon Valley start up named Nestar Systems.   It was the brainchild of a professor I studied under at SUNY/Buffalo in the early 1970′s, Harry Saal.   He had a […]

The Sacred Space

This is a new concept that I have been turning over and over in my soul and mind for several months.  It all began with the Bill Brauer painting “the Gold Dress” — It is a stylized representation of the differing energies of the dance of love: of romance. Why is it the guy is […]

Without that. A Valentine Poem

Not so long ago I put up a love letter for you all to share in on Valentine’s day. Something that you could send to your lover. Or, short of that — you could measure the maturity of your love against. Here is a poem that I will send out to the whole world, so […]

Enlightened Women Lead in Strengthening a Relationship

Have you heard any of these jokes: A lady inserted an ad in the classifieds: ‘Husband Wanted’. Next day she received a hundred letters. They all said the same thing: ‘You can have mine.’ If you want your spouse to listen and pay strict attention to every word you say — talk in your sleep. […]

So What Do We Mean by Peak Experiences

Sam decided to walk home that afternoon. He had just left the gravesite of Hugh, his favorite uncle who was buried that day. Sam was terribly sad, but on his walk through the quiet trees of the shady lanes of his home town, he felt the world was a different place. Maybe it was because […]

The Gold Dress by Bill Brauer – a Romantic Masterpiece

Buy From Art.com Look at the color of the dress, the swing and sway of the energies of this dance. This has got to be one of the most sensual and sexy images I’ve seen in years. Sophisticated too. Totally expressing that fabulous soul dance. The whole image exudes movement and life. The sweep of […]

Monogamy or Not: They are both romantic!

Jenny Block has a somewhat different view on romance, relationships and monogamy than most people would admit to. She has authored a book entitled Open; Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage.

So This is Romance!

I ask a lot of people what romance is: to themselves, personally. What do they do that is romantic and why. Well somebody actually asked me the same thing: “Jim, what do YOU think romance is?” Well, I had to think a few moments, and here it is: