The Proposal – Dating Over 40 Heats Up for Summer!

When I was dating my husband, I’d say date four or five, we went for a walk along the beach road where the sidewalk hugs the coastline. It’s awesome. There is an outcropping of rocks where many people fish and the waves splash at high tide.  Just past this area is a lone, twisted pine tree . A … Read more

Dating After Divorce: Is Procrastination is Keeping You from Meeting Your Mate?

Do you procrastinate? I’ll admit that I do for somethings.  I certainly procrastinated about looking for a man in my 30’s. In fact I didn’t just procrastinate, I did almost nothing. I went to the occasional singles dance and usually went home depressed. That’s about it. I was very social during my 30’s with lots … Read more

Over 40 Dating:: How to Start Trusting People Again After Divorce

After divorce or a devastating break up, one of the biggest concerns for people is being able to trust again.  This is a serious problem creating a deep fear of getting involved and inhibiting people from moving on with the romantic aspect of life. The trust issue shows up in two distinct ways: 1) Trust … Read more

Dating After Divorce: Is “Good Editor” One of Your Must Have Qualities for a Romantic Partner?

One of my clients was complaining about online profiles, emails and why she just isn’t interested in a man who can’t spell or confuses words. She can almost forgive the typos, but using too instead of to sends her over the edge. Sandra insists that this is a measure of intelligence and she needs to … Read more

Dating After Divorce: Questions about Dating a Dad

  Dear Dating Coach, I am dating a single dad for two months now. I met him when we used to work together two years ago. At that time he lived with his son’s mother, but now they broke up. I do like him, but I’m not 100% sure if i can handle being in a serious relationship … Read more

Dating After Divorce: Should I Evaluate My Date During the Date?

 photo by billogs Melissa asked me during our dating coaching session today, “Should I evaluate my date while I am still on the date?” Good question! For some guys, she knows right away if she wants or doesn’t want to see them again. But for the men she feels uncertain about – it can get … Read more

Dating After Divorce: Are You an Angry Woman? How Your Outlook Changes Your Dating Luck.

Dating is a very emotionally charged undertaking.  No question about it.  The idea of rejection is foremost on your mind and you are primed and ready for disappointment. Perhaps you’ve had more than your share of dating frustration. Here’s the interesting thing – when I compare notes with other dating professionals, we discovered that some people are … Read more

Dating Over 40: Why can’t a man just tell you when things are over?

  Dear Dating Coach, Why can’t a man just tell you when things are over?   I had a long distance relationship with this great guy for 15 months. He had been a client and while we worked together, we spoke daily. At one point he flew out for a meeting and we got to … Read more