When to Start Dating After Divorce

Dating After Divorce Advice Are you ready to start dating after divorce?  The first thing that can help you decide is to determine how open you are. Is your heart open and free to love another? Are you open to meeting new men and finding one who is right for you? Do you appreciate men and what they … Read more

Dating After 50: Why Dating is Like Shopping at T.J.Maxx

Are you dating after 50 and struggling to find the right men to date? In this shopping vs. dating tell-all post, I’m going to share my recent experience at T.J.Maxx and help you notice and consider the men who are available around you. Sounds crazy? Not really, as a dating coach for women, I see … Read more

Singles in American Survey Says Less than 13% of American Singles Are Looking for Love!

Discover the Silver Lining in the Match.com Sponsored Research Study According to the second annual Singles in America Survey conducted on behalf of Match.com, only 12.7% of singles today are actively looking for a relationship! Can you believe that? As a dating coach for women, I find this number shocking. And yet, maybe not when … Read more

Do Your Feathers Get Ruffled by the Way Men Talk to You?

I read a great post on the Dating Goddess’s blog about what language choice has to say about who your date is. I think there is a lot of information in how a person expresses him or herself and much that we can learn. The Dating Goddess (DG) is a very successful business consultant whose … Read more

Expressing Regrets of Singleness at 68 – A Poignant Story

Some women are quite content being single. They have consciously chosen their single status and have been very happy with that choice. I am all for happiness, in or out of relationship 🙂 However, what is really important is to be honest with yourself about your desires…Because if you choose to remain single and “be done with … Read more

Hot Chemistry Does Not Imply a “Meant to Be” Relationship

As a dating coach for women who are dating over 40 or dating after divorce, I hear a lot about the need for chemistry. My clients talk about instant chemistry, hot chemistry, sparks flying, etc. You get the picture and you probably have your own description of this as well. While I agree, there has to … Read more

For Career Woman, What Mindset Works Best to Meet More Men

Are you a successful career woman? Do you have a high-paying powerful job? Are you a chick in charge? Do you have an independent streak that runs deep? If you answered “Yes” to any of the above four questions, congratulations on your success in life and business! That is great to have competed with men, … Read more

Dating After Divorce: Fred Gansky Asks, “Why Do You Resist Getting Help with Dating?”

This article is a guest blog by Fred Gansky who owns the site www.LASinglesSociety.com  -*-*-*-*-*- Dating and relationships are far from precise entities and as best that I can remember, none of us took courses in school to increase our skill and knowledge levels in these areas. So, why is it after repeated mistakes, failures … Read more

Dating Over 40: You Can Find Love Over 60!

I’m just thrilled to report that my client Filamina met someone recently! Filamina has been a dating coaching client for a short time, having had maybe only four sessions. She’s 62, widowed and has been single for 5 years . She wanted to get back out there to see if she might find love again. … Read more

Over 40 Dating: Why Does Dating Seem Like an Uphill Climb?

This past weekend I went to Vermont with my husband.  While this story might not seem to have anything to do with dating at first – it will. Trust me. My husband has an annoying habit. He loves to walk in the woods, but somehow always manages to find a trail that leads uphill for the … Read more

Dating After Divorce: I Traded Food for Sex…

My friend and personal trainer Linda Gottlieb of FitChicksRule.net has this quote on her blog that is a total crack up! “I traded food for sex and now I can’t even get into my own pants.” That is just hilariously funny and maybe too close to the truth for some. Many people replace that intimate connection with … Read more

Dating Over 40: Think Like a Man – Steve Harvey Shares his Male POV

Last week I was watching CNN early in the AM when I saw a brief  interview with comedian and radio talk show host Steve Harvey. Honestly, I had never crossed paths with him before, but you are sure to hear bout him now as his new book is already a best seller on the New York … Read more

Dating Over 40: Become Your Own Matchmaker – Review of Millionaire Matchmaker’s New Book

I just finished reading Bravo TV star, Patti Stanger’s new book – Become Your Own Matchmaker. While her business is directed mostly at men, this book offers excellent dating advice for women. I agree with much of what Patti has to say. From detoxing a past love and bad dating experiences, to where to find men (page … Read more

Dating After Divorce: First Date Conversation No No’s

You’re a smart, friendly woman who knows how to talk to people and hold a good conversation right? But how many of you end up talking about taboo topics that are not good for first date discussions? You may not even realize the effect some of these subjects can have on the man sitting across from … Read more

Dating Over 40: It’s Really Never Too Late, Even at 107!

  According to MSNBC, a woman in China  is searching for her first husband at 107! Yes, you read that correctly. Until now she had been afraid of marraige. When she was growing up, she noticed that the married women in her life were often mistreated by their husbands. As a result, this brave woman decided to avoid tying the knot and … Read more

Dating Over 40: What’s Your New Year Resolution for Love?

    I’m not sure I believe in New Year’s resolutions. But I do find that setting up goals and intentions can be very helpful when you have something you want to achieve. The same thing is true for finding love – it’s no different than any other goal. In January, most people are willing … Read more

Dating Over 40: My Friends Attract Men at Events – Why Do I Have to Work to Meet Men?

  Dear Ronnie, I invited two friends to a big holiday bash last week and I was surprised at how things went. For some reason, my two friends just sort of stood around and smiled and men came up to them. Sally really hit it off with one guy who promised to call and Jen … Read more

Dating Over 40: Friendly or Independent? Which is Better for Your Match.com Profile?

   Are You Very Independent? Do you have a rich full life and want to maintain your own space even though you want a relationship? You want to keep up your friendships and interest after you find the love of your life. I get that. You’ve been on your own for a while and enjoy … Read more

Dating Over 40: Younger Men – Which Type is Right for You?

  Interested in dating younger men? It’s a dating phenomenon that is rapidly growing. Over 30% of women 40+ are dating younger men according to AARP. Younger men can be more appealing for many obvious reasons but let’s look at a few others: He’ll likely be: Less set in his ways Less controlling Toting less … Read more

Dating Over 40: I Wish I Could See Him More Often

Melanie has been seeing John for 5 months now. Overall things are pretty good. They enjoy each others’ company and she hasn’t noticed any big red flags. Whew! Yet Melanie thought things would be farther along by now. They spend their weekends together, but she wishes they could have dinner on a few week night … Read more