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

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 … Read more


FLIRT SCHOOL  Spice Up Your Feminine Charm to Meet More Men! Spring is in the air and the desire for love usually intensifies. According to a recent article in the New York Times, the dating business is up! Both online dating sites and matchmakers report a spike in activity and lots of new members since December. … Read more

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

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 … Read more

Dating Over 40: The Dating Goddess has 13 New Books – I Reviewed One so Far

Embracing Midlife Men is just one of the 12 ebooks that the Dating Goddess has just released.  In addition to her new paperback Date or Wait  – Are You Ready for Mr. Great?, DG has compiled her blog posts from several years of her own dating experience and answering questions to create 13 volumes of … Read more

Dating Over 40: First Date Scheduling Difficulties

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 … Read more

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

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 … Read more

Dating Over 40: My College Boyfriend emailed Me-Yikes!

Not surprising that during the month of February with the Valentine’s holiday,  I am in the news. As a Dating Coach, its my busy season. There was a great article with photo in the area where I grew up. In this day and age of blogs and technology, I wasn’t thinking about who might be reading … Read more

Dating Over 40: He Broke Up with Me on Facebook!

Breaking up is never fun. But some things can make it seem so much worse. I was talking to a client today who told me the man she dated for three months, sent her an email through facebook to call it quits. Via Facebook? Not even a real email? Wow tha’ts cold. I don’t get … Read more

Dating After Divorce: I’ll Let the Personality Test Dating Sites Weed Out the Men for Me

I was talking to a woman the other day, tall, pretty, blonde, smart, 38. I asked Teddie if she is single and what steps she is taking to find love. Teddie  explained how she’s online with eHarmony. My heart sank for her. I explained why eH has so few men – because most men don’t … Read more

Dating Over 40: According to the NY Times, the Dating Industry is Booming!

I just read an article about the dating biz that may surprise you.  With the recession and all the bad news, the dating business is booming! It does make sense to me though – because when the chips are down, the thought of having someone to lean on brings comfort. So how good are things … Read more

Dating Over 40: Your Inner Goddess is a Hottie

This weekend I taught a very fun workshop entitled – Your Inner Goddess is a Hottie. Let me tell you, fun was had by all!  First , I feel so incredibly lucky because my workshops tend to draw the best women I’ve ever met. And that’s exactly what happened in Rhode Island this Saturday. We … Read more

Dating OVer 40: Speed Dating at Chicago Auto Show

Now this is what I call a savvy marketing concept. Speed Dating at an Auto Show! Yes, this Chicago event is offering free admision to the show and speeddating by www.dashanddate.com What a great way to take advantage of the natural male attraction to cars and even get some women to visit the show. A can’t … 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 Over 40: Is Your Dating Life Too Much Like the Movie Groundhog Day?

Have you ever seen the movie Groundhog Day with Bill Murray? Here’s the link for the trailer on youtube. In the film, Bill gets stuck in an endless loop  of repeating the very same day – Groundhog Day, until he manages to get things right. Do you feel this way about your love life? Are you stuck … 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: Relationship Headhunter – My VT friend Nicole is a Great Matchmaker

  I met Nicole LeClerc when I did a workshop for the Whole Hleath Expo in Burlington, VT. She actually attended the workshop and we got to talking afterwards. Nicole and I think a lot alike and she offers some very smart dating advice to her clients. She was recently featured in a local VT … Read more

Dating Over 40: Is he Educated Enough for Me?

Dear Dating Coach, After about 9 months of meeting and dating men, it seems I may have found a good one. Rex and I get along really well and enjoy each other’s company. He calls me a lot and we see each other often – it’s so nice! We’ve been together for about seven weeks. The one … 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