Dating After Divorce: Do You Have Tiger Blood Like Charlie Sheen?

Are you one of those Charlie Sheen followers? He has acquired over 2 million twitter followers from what I understand. His antics are entertaining. During an interview on the Today Show, the “take no blame” actor claims he has Tigerblood which makes him impervious to the dangers of addiction. Turns out Tigerblood is actually a snow cone … Read more

Dating After Divorce: Why Didn’t He Ask Me for a Second Date? Possible Self-Sabotage

Wednesday I wrote a post answering questions from my client about why she and her friends don’t get second dates from men who seem interested. Most of the time, when working with women dating over 40 or dating after divorce, I tell them that the reason is usually not personal. Just move on and don’t … Read more

Dating Over 40: Sing Your Own Love Song this Valentine’s Day by Ronnie Ann Ryan

It’s day five of the Valentine’s Day blog-a-thon! Happy Valentine’s day to you. I hope you’ve been reading along with the Blog-a-thon daily since it started on Thursday, 2/10 featuring a different guest dating blogger every day. There are still two more days to come so stop by again Tuesday and Wednesday so you don’t … Read more

Dating Over 40: Why Can I Network But Feel Intimidated by Singles Events

The next question  from the 90 Day Challenge is another excellent topic to explore. 3. Why Can I Network But Feel Intimidated by Singles Events? Many women in business feel very comfortable networking at chamber events or various functions designed for mingling. Yet, when it comes to meeting people for social reasons and dating, they lose their … Read more

Dating Over 40: To Use Your Feminine Charm – Think Hospitality

I was in Boston last weekend at a National Speakers Association meeting. The topic was  how to prepare and deliver a speech that engages people and he discussed the difference between customer service and hospitality. A light bulb went on for me as I started thinking how this related to dating.  Customer service focuses on … Read more

Dating Over 40: Does “Hanging Out” Mean He Only Wants a Casual Thing?

  Dear Ronnie – The Dating Coach I went on a blind date and things went well. He texted me the next day (Thursday) asking to make weekend plans. Personally, I don’t like texting to set up dates, but I did respond. On Friday morning, he texted back asking me if I wanted to “hang … Read more

Dating Over 40: Are You Irritated with Men?

Beth, one of my over 40 dating coaching clients is feeling  down about her dating journey. Things aren’t happening the way she’d like and frankly, so many men who contact her on Match.com are simply irritating. I asked what she meant. “Well’, they wink, but don’t write. Or email but clearly haven’t read my profile. Or … Read more

Dating Over 40: Are You Ready to Be Cherished with Barb Scala

Are you ready to be cherished in a relationship?  The interview below with Marilyn Graman, author of There Is No Prince and How to Be Cherished and myself was conducted by Barb Scala of www.bloomwithbarb.com Barb is a delightful speaker, author and coach, helping women sprout their dreams and grow their lives. The interview covers a … Read more

Dating Over 40: Do I Need a Femininity Makeover?

Hey Ronnie! My question: My attractive, sexy, therapist neighbor just told me he thought I was gay. GAY! As a single woman in her 50’s trying to find (heterosexual) love, and a man like him (he’s married, so, not him), I was devastated! I obviously am not putting out the ‘available’ vibe to men. I … Read more

Dating Over 40: 8 Tips to Amplify Allure & Attract More Men – Part 2

Yesterday, I shared the first four techniques to amplify your allure that I share with my over 40 dating coaching clients including: 1. Get out of the house 2. Be friendly 3. Dress for self-esteem 4. Hold your head up and smile Don’t just resign yourself to being intimidating! Use your natural feminine charm to amplify … Read more

Dating Over 40: 8 Ways to Amplify Your Allure & Attract More Men – Part 1

Before I started on my dating journey, I was one of those women who men never approached. It was rare for a man to walk up to me and ask me to dance or even strike up a conversation. I often wondered what was it about some women that made flock to them? As I … Read more

Over 40 Dating: Don’t Step on His Male Ego – Emasculation Isn’t Pretty

The Situation Paul and I went to Home Depot Sunday to pick up a number of items. The biggest one on the list was the filter for our under-the-sink water filtration system. We walk in, I see a couple of employees and I ask where the water filter replacement parts are. The guy walks us … Read more

Dating over 40: Make Every Man Want You by Marie Forleo

I’m reading a new book by Marie Forleo entitled, Make Every Man Want You. So far so good! I’m about half way through and it’s been excellent. Marie shares a lot of new perspectives about men and being irresistible to them. I wish these books were around when I was dating. It could have made my … Read more

Over 40 Dating: Men Are Swarming

It must be the flowers blooming because for some reason in the last 10 days, men have been drawn to me like bees to honey. (Or is that bees to pollen and flies to honey?) This is not the usual state-of-affairs for me, nor has it ever been. Even at my flirtiest best, I got … Read more

Over 40 Dating: Flirting Lessons with Madeleine Albright!

Last night I watched Real Time with Bill Maher.  One of his special guests was Madeleine Albright,past Secretary of State during the Clinton Administration.  Maher asked Madeleine a variety of questions. Then he veered off into an area that surprised me. Bill suggested that it’s easier for women to be Secretary of State because women … Read more

Feminine Energy – Did You Know Your Inner Goddess Is A Hottie?

Speaking of feminine energy, what’s an Inner Goddess and how come she’s hot and I’m not? Find out how to heighten your femininity and charm. Your Feminine Energy Is Built In Your Inner Goddess is like your inner child, but all grown up and totally in charge. She’s got lots of confidence even if you … Read more