Love is in the Air: Real Life Survival Guide with Bruce Barber

I had the pleasure of being on NPR recently with Bruce Barber. His show, The Real Life Survival Guide is like a cocktail party broadcast on the radio. We sat at a table in John Davenport’s restaurant at the top of New Haven’s Omni Hotel and shared an amazing meal (totally unexpected by me). Yummy … Read more

On this Valentine’s Day, Are You Reliving the Past or Facing the Future?

What a day! Valentine’s Day brings out so many emotions! Radio and TV talk show hosts bash the day as nothing more than another Hallmark Holiday. But that is not true. Valentine’s Day is not just consumerism at its best. This day is anchored in ancient history. Way back in ancient Rome, girls and boys … Read more

Ground Hog Day – Have You Seen Your “Dating Shadow Side”?

Are You a Clingy, Needy Woman Sabotaging Your Dating Success? What is your “Shadow Side” when it comes to dating? It’s that side of you that you prefer to ignore.  One powerful example of this is if you are a clingy, needy woman, a behavior that will definitely cause a man to high tail it. … Read more

Tired of Being Single and Silent Nights Alone?

Tired of being single? If you’ve been solo for a while, you have likely spent many nights alone. That’s the “Silent Night” I’m talking about, a take off on the age-old, classic Christmas song. Being single is certainly not all bad! No struggling with the covers. No snoring. At least not by anyone but you. … Read more

Dating Over 40: Happy St. Patrick’s Day

In case you haven’t read this post before, discover how to use the luck of the Irish to improve your love life. As a dating coach for those dating over 40 or dating after divorce, I say even if you aren’t Irish, you can still be lucky in love.  Believe in the gold at the … Read more

Dating Over 40: Romancing Yourself on Valentine’s Day or Any Day by April Braswell

We made it! This is Valentine’s Day Blog-a-thon Finale! With seven wonderful days of guest dating bloggers, you’ve had access to some of the best advice and tips in the business. These fabulous professional dating experts along with myself want only one thing – for you to find the love you want and deserve. Hopefully … Read more

Valentine’s Day: Rejection – Better than You Could Possibly Imagine by Kathryn Lord

Glad you’re back to read the Valentine’s Day Blog-a-thon on day 6! Today’s guest dating blogger is Kathryn Lord who met her husband Drew online in 1998. A mental health professional for 34 years, she now works with singles as a Romance Coach, helping  them find love find love using Internet dating sites.  You can find her … 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: Single? 5 Tips to Get You Noticed on Valentine’s Day by Paige Parker

Thanks for returning to read day four of the Valentine’s Day Blog-a-thon.  Today’s guest blogger is Paige Parker, one of the leading dating coaches for women on the Web. Her weekly newsletters, eBook, and coaching programs help hundreds of thousands of women around the world each day. As the creator of “Dating Without Drama,” she … Read more

Valentine’s Day: The Love You Take is Equal to the Love You Make by Terry MacDonald

Welcome to day 3 of the Valentine’s  Day Blog-a-thon. Today’s guest blogger is a very good friend of mine. Terry Hernon MacDonald is the author of How to Attract and Marry the Man of Your Dreams. You can visit her blog at Dating Advice (Almost) Daily and sign up for her newsletter at  THE LOVE YOU … Read more

Dating Over 40: Fall in Love on Valentine’s Day…With Yourself by Bobbi Palmer

This is Day 2 of the Valentine’s Day Blog-a-thon, running February 10th – 16th. My second guest blogger is Bobbi Palmer,  The Dating and Relationship Coach for Women Over 40. She is not just a dating coach; she is a dating success story! She was married for the first time at 47, and enjoys a … Read more

Valentine’s Day Over 40: Love is in the Air, and It’s All About You by Marla Martenson

Welcome to the first day of the 2nd Annual Valentine”s Week Blog-a-thon!  Seven dating experts and guest bloggers from around the US will share their wisdom this week to celebrate Cupid’s holiday.  Every day this week, I’ll post a new article by a different dating blogger with her own, unique take on love, dating and celebrating Valentine’s Day. … Read more

Dating Over 40: You Can’t Blame Hallmark for Valentine’s Day

Chilly February brings warm thoughts of love with Valentine’s Day smack in the middle of the month.  Whether you’re single, dating, or married, most women have significant expectations associated with this holiday.  From jewelry and flowers to chocolate and candle-light dinners, the romantic stakes are high on Valentine’s Day.  But how did all this get … Read more

Single at the Holidays: Having Fun or Feeling Lonely?

I was reading an article in Sunday’s CT Post entitled, “Still mingling during the holidays”.  The piece talked about three women who went to a local holiday singles dance. The attitudes they expressed were amazingly positive, stating that they got dressed up, went to a festive event and were going to enjoy themselves whether or not … Read more

Single at the Holidays: Do You Have Space in Your Life for a Man?

Looking at the title of this post, you might think the answer is rather obvious. If you’re single, of course you have room for a man. Unfortunately this is not always immediately true or a given. Just because you are single, doesn’t mean you automatically have room in your life for another person. Often singles … Read more

Dating Over 40: Ho Ho Ho-pe for Your Love Life

For some singles, the holiday season is the worst time of year. Answering awkward questions from prying relatives. Going to things solo. Not having someone to kiss at midnight on New Year’s Eve. I was single at 40. I remember vividly the sadness and disappointment. Yet, this is supposed to be the season of hope … Read more

Single at the Holidays: Letters to Santa Aren’t Just for Children

I’ve written a lot about believing this holiday season. And a great way to supplement this theme is to talk about writing a letter to Santa. Do you remember being a child, when things seemed magical? When Santa magically came down your chimney or through a window to deliver the best toys ever and make … Read more