Category Archives: Understanding Men

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

June 16th, 2009 / 8 comments

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…

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Over 40 Dating: Male Dating Coaches Share the Best Way to Meet Men

June 8th, 2009 / 2 comments

photo credit – Cheathy There are a number of male dating coaches who have been working with a mostly male audience and more recently have shifted their attention to helping women as well. While they trash most women dating coaches (gee thanks) I am pleased to share their most important strategy for meeting men. David…

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Over 40 Dating: More on Why Didn’t He Call Back – What Rachel Learned from 1000 men

April 21st, 2009 / 2 comments

This is part two of Why Didn’t He Call Back. As a dating coach for women over 40, I was quite surprised to hear what Rachel discovered – “Women weren’t nice enough on the first date.” Yesterday, we went over the idea of why treating the waitstaff and other service people poorly might be transferred…

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Dating Over 40: Why He Didn’t Call Back – What Rachel Learned from 1000 Men

April 20th, 2009 / Leave a Comment

Admittedly, I haven’t read the book yet – but I saw the TV show!  She was interviewed and  I watched the clip. In fairness, I guess her book will be added to my list. As a dating coach for women over 40, I was quite surprised to hear what she had to say. What do you think…

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

April 9th, 2009 / 6 comments

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…

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Dating After Divorce: Questions about Dating a Dad

April 6th, 2009 / Leave a Comment

  Dear Dating Coach, I am dating a single dad for two months now. I met him when we used to work together two years ago. At that time he lived with his son’s mother, but now they broke up. I do like him, but I’m not 100% sure if i can handle being in a serious relationship…

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

April 2nd, 2009 / 4 comments

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, 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…

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Dating After Divorce: Why Did He Contact Me on Facebook?

March 30th, 2009 / 1 comment

This is another one of those Facebook stories which are becoming more common these days. The truth is Facebook is just a communication tool and not a direct method to find love. If a man over 40 genuinely wants to connect with you, he has to take things to the next level beyond Facebook… “Dear Dating Coach,…

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

March 26th, 2009 / 8 comments

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…

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Over 40 Dating: How Can I Get Him Back?

March 19th, 2009 / Leave a Comment

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…

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Dating After Divorce: I’m Not Your Ex! – Insightful Dating Advice from a Single Midlife Man

March 9th, 2009 / 1 comment

Last week I interviewed a single guy, 46, who had some very interesting advice to share with single women.  Jerry has done his fair share of online dating on Match and special interest sites too.  Here’s what Jerry has to offer women who are in the process of searching for love and dating: 1. Don’t Judge…

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Dating Over 40: First Date Scheduling Difficulties

March 2nd, 2009 / 4 comments

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…

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

February 27th, 2009 / 2 comments

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…

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8 Powerful Ways to Get His Attention Back

May 9th, 2008 / 19 comments

How do you get his attention back when he has pulled away or changed the way he treats you? If things were great but no longer are, read on. Your man seems distracted and you fear he may be losing interest. What’s a woman to do? You might be thinking – “What did I do wrong?”…

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