Cast a Wider Net When Dating After Divorce

Dear Ronnie – The Dating Coach, I am a woman recently divorced who is 31 years old. I’m a successful  graphic designer who has only ever dated men who I have this in common with (a very good thing about my past relationships). All the advice I seem to be seeing online about dating after divorce is pushing … Read more

Leap Year – It’s Sadie Hawkin’s Day. Will You Ask a Man Out?

  Happy Sadie Hawkins’ Day! Since ancient Rome was in power, an extra day has been added to February, giving the month it’s 29th day every four years. Due to the rarity of this day, many traditions have been created over time. Since the day is so unusual, it has prompted different cultures over the … 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

Does Social Media Help You Find Love?

Can You Find Dates on Facebook and Twitter? Do you use social media on a regular basis? Some people can’t be bothered while others claim to be addicted. Either way, people are starting to meet new folks via social media and that is what I am talking about in this post. You can learn a … 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

What Attracts a Man to a Woman? Feminine Charm!

Have you ever read The Dating Goddess’s blog? She writes fabulous posts about being over 40 and single. In a recent post, she had a conversation with a guy friend who’d like to date her,. He explained the attraction she has, “You have this tough, businesslike, ‘don’t mess with me’ exterior. But inside, you’re soft … Read more

5 Tips to Survive a Breakup

Going though a breakup stinks at any age. Whether you are 22 or 42, a breakup is a loss that requires healing time. There are lots of ways to recover from a broken heart and what will work for each person varies. As a dating coach for women who are dating after divorce or dating … 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

Successful Second Marriages: Evidence that Round 2 Is Worth It!

I just finished reading Patricia Bubash’s new book entitled Successful Second Marriages. Pat interviewed nine couples in their second marriages to learn what works, what doesn’t, how to get through the rough patches and why a second marriage can be wonderful. The couples share real details of their lives and relationships, providing insight into what … Read more

Do I Have to Appear Needy to Attract a Man?

Dear Ronnie The Dating Coach for Women Over 40, I’m 52 years old and I look rather young for my years.  I haven’t had a date since my divorce 4 1/2 years ago.  No so much as a phone call.  I have tried Match.com and e-harmony with no luck.   I still haven’t found one … Read more

Second Marriages Last as Long as First Marriages!

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, second marriages are lasting longer today! That’s big news if you ask me. I have heard a statistic bandied about that second marriages failed at a rate or 70%. Apparently, this is not true. The article cited many oft quoted statistics that now I discover may … Read more

Hey Cinderella – Sweep that Man Out of Your Life!

Dear Ronnie, I am in dire need of some advice. I have been dating a guy for 3 months. I have my own apartment, but am at his house a lot, 2-4 days during the week. When I’m there, I act as if we are married – cooking, cleaning, laundry, taking care of his dogs … Read more

Where to Find Love – Lots of New Research on Love

Where to Find Love That’s the proverbial question. As a dating coach for women who are dating over 40 or dating after divorce, I often explain that you can literally find love anywhere and every where. But it requires an attitude of love. Being loving is the first step to attracting the love you want. … Read more

He Says Loves Me – What Happened?

He Left, But He Said He Loved Me Hello Ronnie The Dating Coach, “I was dating this guy last summer and we had a wonderful time. He was all over me. When I was with friends and family he made me feel loved accepted. When we were alone, he was the sweetest thing. Flowers, gifts … Read more

Get a New Viewpoint on Your Midlife Love Life

I went away this past Sunday and Monday. We didn’t have a plan beyond driving to Massachusetts. Everything started out well. We found a flea market and the weather was gorgeous. Next there was lunch in a Tibetan restaurant. Something different! So far so good. Then the rain started. Still not so bad. We kept driving. The … Read more

Online Dating Advice: Do You Take Rejection Personally?

Online Dating Advice Last week, the big topic was online dating rejection. Many of my dating coaching clients feel very angry and frustrated by their experiences online. They are confused and tired of being rejected senselessly. Women want to know why men:  Don’t respond to their emails Ask for your number, but don’t call Suddenly … Read more

Virtual Dating: Don’t Waste Time with Relationships that Aren’t in Real Time

Have you gotten involved in a relationship that involved  only email, IMing or texting? The guy seems really interested. He communicates frequently via technology. Some of the messages are really sweet. He updates you on what he’s doing and where he’s going. So why haven’t you seen much of him? And sometimes, you haven’t even met … Read more