It’s the most misunderstood and undervalued of the genres. Why? Because it’s all relationships and it’s character-driven. And those are the toughest things to write about.
Blowing up a terrorist training camp? Piece of cake in comparison to winning the hardened heart of a cyncial hunk.
Or hunkess. Your call.
If there’s a love angle, triangle or even a suspicious dangle somewhere in your story, it’s a romance. Deal with it.