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

Dating After 40: He Just Doesn’t Have the Spark

I’ve known Janet for at least 10 years. Longer than I’ve been a dating coach. When I embarked on this new venture, she was very supportive, gathering up her girlfriends for my first at home dating workshop party. She had been privy to much of my own journey and was fascinated to hear every drop … Read more

Dating Over 40: The Biggest Lie about Love

When you think about love, do you imagine: Butterflies in your stomach? Sparks that fly and instant chemistry? Can’t eat, can’t sleep, can’t stop thinking about him? You are not alone! Many women feel these experiences are the best clues to know when love has arrived. But are these truly clues about love or symptoms … Read more

Dating Over 40: A Word On Chemistry

Chemistry. Women just have to have it. They talk about it, insist on it, dream about it. Chemistry is one of those things that my dating coaching clients bring up all the time. It’s very difficult to talk a woman out of the idea that she NEEDS instant chemistry. And if they don’t feel this … Read more

Dating Over 40: MRI Tracks Love in the Brain

Can evidence for love be found in brain chemistry? A resounding YES is the answer as reported in the Wall Street Journal’s article today entitled, Keeping Love Alive. Not only that, but it has been established that while many long-term couples do experience a slow decline in satisfaction over time, there are certain people who … Read more