As a new user refugee from the cesspool of 4chan, I think that Romance needs to be disposed of. The general consensus that I have noticed is that the posters of 4-ch don't want it to become like 4chan /b/.
Romance is by far the most like /b/ of all the boards here. Getting rid of it seems like it would solve a large part of the problem of "cancer" and 12 year olds with their EPIC WIN MEMES.
Apparently, you're the only one within the "general consensus" that is complaining. As much as I don't find the board that appealing, there is demand for it, and consistent posting, so it stays. I'm not nuking a board that is being used.
/romance/ isn't always great, but it's nowhere near 4chan /b/ level, and it has its usefulness too. And as you said, better have people with these kind of urge to post vent here than in an unrelated board. You don't like the board, don't go there.
dicks out for Harambe