Over 40 Dating: I’m So Excited about My First Date, But I Don’t Want to Appear Desperate

  Dear Dating Coach, I met this really great, attractive guy (via Match) who I had a wonderful dinner date with this past weekend . I’ve never met a Match.com guy like this. Usually there’s no spark, but I’d give many guys the three date try as you suggest in MANifesting Mr. Right. But this … Read more

Dating Over 40: Why Online Dating is NOT the Same as Catalog Shopping

Last night I gave a talk at Dr. Ellen Mahony’s office in Westport, CT. Not one of my traditional venues, but certainly a great place to meet women over 40! Dr. Ellen is just a doll, so if you are interested in getting a little somethin’ somethin’ done, check her out. Anyway, I was talking … Read more

Over 40 Dating: Do You Get Prematurely Attached? Get Real about Your Expectations

Saturday, I ran my Flirt School dating Workshop for Women in CT. It was a wonderful morning filled with questions and answers, flirting lessons, dating tips and advice, and powerful insights on how to tap into your feminine allure and increase your desirability. One story that touched my heart came from a woman who just … Read more

Over 40 Dating: Why Didn’t He Call? Why Too Much Information May Not Be Helpful

Rachel Greenwald, author of Find a Husband after 35, just released a new book entitled, Why He Didn’t Call You Back: 1,000 Guys Reveal What They Really Thought About You After Your Date. I’ll admit that I haven’t read the book, although I did read her first “how to.” I can tell you many of my … Read more

Over 40 Dating: 5 Reasons to Put Men on the “Do Not Call” List

Dating Case Study with Analysis and Solution Date #1 Karen was complaining about the latest guy she met during her dating coaching session. She met Gary on match.com, emailed for  a week or so, talked on the phone and they agreed to meet.  Their first date on Tuesday night went really well. Date #2 Then … Read more

Dating After Divorce: Should I Evaluate My Date During the Date?

 photo by billogs Melissa asked me during our dating coaching session today, “Should I evaluate my date while I am still on the date?” Good question! For some guys, she knows right away if she wants or doesn’t want to see them again. But for the men she feels uncertain about – it can get … Read more

Over 40 Dating: Please Drop the Ball – How to Find Out if He’s Interested in You

I was reading a personal dating blog yesterday with a really good post about a dating situation. the blogger/dater was asking for help in understanding what happened. That’s where I come in – The Dating Coach with answers. Of course it’s much easier for me now to look at situations like these more objectively since … Read more

Dating Over 40: Love Increases as Judgment Decreases

photo by automania Years ago I spent some time studying Hawaiian Shamanism. The other night I dragged out my favorite book on the subject, Urban Shaman by Dr. Serge Kahili King, which provides simple spiritual lessons and techniques that made a difference in my life. The Huna way is one of peace and working with … Read more

Dating After Divorce: Are You an Angry Woman? How Your Outlook Changes Your Dating Luck.

Dating is a very emotionally charged undertaking.  No question about it.  The idea of rejection is foremost on your mind and you are primed and ready for disappointment. Perhaps you’ve had more than your share of dating frustration. Here’s the interesting thing – when I compare notes with other dating professionals, we discovered that some people are … Read more

Over 40 Dating: How Can I Get Him Back?

photo by Zyada Dear Ronnie, A few months ago I met this fabulous guy. We fell in love so fast. Crazy as it  seems Joe asked me to move in right away and I did. Initially everything was amazing. He was so romantic and fun! Unfortunately, within a short time, I got angry about something and blew … Read more

Over 40 Dating: Leverage the Luck of the Irish to Become Lucky in Love!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Whether you are of Irish decent or not, many American’s celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. If you are feeling Irish today, maybe you should start thinking about how you can leverage the luck  to turn your romantic life around. Let’s base this potentially powerful  shift on the shamrock’s three heart-shaped leaves: 1) Begin thinking … Read more

Dating Over 40: First Date Scheduling Difficulties

Dear Ronnie, I have been communicating with this one guy on Match that in the virtual world seems like a good fit for me. We’ve been trying to meet however because of our schedules it hasn’t happened yet. I finally said lets talk on the phone – he said he would call me on Monday or Tuesday night…..he … Read more

Dating After Divorce: Giving Up Negativity for Lent

My friend Linda Gottleib wrote an inspiring post on her blog http://fitchicksrule.net/blog/ about what she intends to give up for Lent. Negativity! Yes, Linda says she’s inviting something into her life which is more positive thinking. This is one brilliant woman. Read her post and feel inspired. Whether you are Catholic or not, this is … Read more

Dating Over 40: What he thinks she wants to hear AND What she thinks she wants to hear

Last night I was emailing with a single guy friend about my presentation at Long Wharf, a pre-show to the play Bad Dates. George wanted to know how things went and of course if there were any hot women. I wrote back and let him know that things went well, and yes, infact, he had missed … Read more

Dating Over 40: I Spy?

– Are you the jealous type?  – Have you been known to google your date? – Do you start worrying right away if the person you are dating is seeing others?  – Do you check your date’s profile  for recent activity? If you have done these things on occasion, well, you’re human.  But if you … Read more