7 Ways You Push Men Away Without Even Knowing It

Could Your Behaviors Unknowingly Keep Men Away? How come men approach some women and not others? Do you watch men swarm around one or two “special” women at an event and wonder what their secret is? They might be flirting and radiating feminine charm and confidence to attract men. But, what if they just aren’t … Read more

Dating After 40: Deal Breakers for Men and Women

Do you have a list of dating deal breakers? These are things about a man that you won’t tolerate. I hope you do, but if not, it’s time to make one up. This isn’t a list of the 40 irritating things guys have done in your past. These are the narrow few, completely intolerable behaviors … 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

7 Top Tips to Attract the Love You Want

Back in April, I spoke at a holistic expo in Portland, OR. My friend Lisa, recorded my program so that anyone can listen to these proven yet simple strategies to find the love you want. Let me give you a sneak peak here so you can get an idea of what some of those powerful … 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

Are You a Relationship Loser? Dating After Divorce

Have you had more than one long-term relationship?  Have you been married more than once? Do you feel like you pick the wrong men? A lot of people feel like a loser about their relationships. Maybe they’ve had a few long-term relationships that went south. And if you asked them how many relationships have you been … Read more

The Sun and Moon Align for Love

Today is a very special day astrologically speaking. I’m no aficionado, but I did a little research because ther seems to be a flurry or activity about today. July 1st, 2011 shares a Solar Eclipse and a New Moon. That’s big doings from the celestial point of view. The New Moon is a time of … Read more

His Hormones Make Him Withdraw?

Has this happened to you? You meet a guy and the attraction is undeniable. He seems very into you. He calls you and wants to see you. You’re having a really good time with him. But, then, he withdraws and becomes scarce. This can take several forms. Maybe he: Takes several days to contact you … Read more

Oh Not Me, I’m Done with Men

I attended the Westport Country Playhouse’s recent Girl’s Night Out event.  As always the playhouse puts on a lovely evening for women with vendors offering shopping and services, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by the play. This program always attracts an interesting crowd of women who are a mix of single and married, upscale and fond of  … Read more

Shift Your Perspective, Shift Your Love Life After Divorce

Yesterday, I had lunch with my friend Beth. She’s seeing a new guy and she’s reached the 3 month mark, a pivotal time in a new relationship. While she has really been enjoying Tom, he had begun doing a few things that started getting under her skin. Last weekend, as she began her drive to see him (the trip … Read more

Any Chance of Getting Him Back? – Dating after Divorce

Dear Ronnie The Dating Coach,  I love your dating site because you’re obviously a real person and not twenty years old– and the advice is good and to the point.  So here’s my question, with a little background first: I’m 47,  young-looking, educated, and teach at a university.  I’ve been divorced for several years with … 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

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 MarrySmart.com.  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

Dating Over 40: Do You Find Dating as Annoying as Mosquito Bites?

Some of my dating coaching clients think dating is totally annoying. They don”t like: -the process -the men they meet -the Internet -the dances -to play games -wasting time meeting people Do you feel this way too? Can you related to this? If you said “Yes,” I’m not  surprised. I hear these feelings expressed all … Read more

Dating Over 40: I’m Desperate for Things to Work with Him

Have you ever felt desperate for things to work out with a man?  You met this guy and the two of you hit it off. Everything fell into place easily and you were elated to have found such a great guy. But as the weeks pass, maybe in week 8 or week 12, something shifted. … Read more

Dating Over 40: Why Can’t We Be Friends First?

Today, I met with one of the first men I ever coached. It was great to see him, catch up and of course talk about dating. After 8 years, he looked exactly the same which is pretty darn good for late 50’s. Barry was in  a five year relationship that ended this past fall. He’s feeling like it’s … Read more

Dating Over 40: Ideas for Women Who Are Sweetie-less for Valentine’s Day

Welcome to the first day of the Valentine”s Week Blog-a-thon,  featuring a variety of dating experts and guest bloggers from around the US. Every day this week, I’ll post a new article from another expert who will share their dating wisdom and tips with you. Don’t miss a single “episode”! Subscribe to my blog and … Read more

Dating Over 40: BeautifulPeople.com Swims at the Shallow End of the Pool

OMG! I just heard about this unbelievable move by a now infamous dating website. Have any of you over 40 daters heard about this? At www.BeautifulPeople.com – members vote if you fit their beauty standards for this elite site. If that isn’t scary enough, they took this to the next level.  After the holidays, management … Read more