How Can I Heal After Being Heartbroken by a Charming Man?

Dear Ronnie The Dating Coach, I joined a singles club and started dating one of the guys who swept me off my feet with his charm. He has a wonderful sense of humor (he made me laugh every day with funny e-mails or calls), romantic evenings dining and dancing. He’s seven years older than me … Read more

Did He Pull Away Because I Chased Him?

Dear Ronnie – The Dating Coach for Women, I’ve been seeing some guy for 4 months now, and we have had some really good times together. Although, the past few weeks have been really rocky between us and I think its because I chased him too much. how can I make things better between us? … Read more

What Happens When You Know It All?

The Age-Old Question Continues – Why Didn’t He Call? Today I had a possible new client call me. Sandy is 32 and very well versed in today’s top dating books and self help gurus. Mention a book title or hot program to her  – Sandy knows all about it. I applaud her well-researched and in-depth … Read more

New Definitions for Chemistry: Feeling Comfortable and Good Conversation

Chemistry Of Love Big news on the chemistry of love! A new study shows surprising results regarding how people view good chemistry for dating. Most people might think physical attraction would rank highest as the determinant for good chemistry. But It’s Just Lunch, a matchmaking service who sponsored the research, discovered other things were more … 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

When Should a Woman Step Up to Plan a Date?

Hey Ronnie, As far as how long to let the men lead goes….I’ve been doing that with several men lately, but I’ve had a couple guys actually get snippy with me and say things like ” I thought you weren’t interested” even though I’ve Indicated that I’ve had a great time with them, I’ve been … Read more

Millionaire Matchmaker – The Prince and the Geek

Patti helps a real Prince and an Internet Geek who are both looking for love. I’ve met some techy CEO types in my time and they always make a case for marrying a Geek. The last one I met explained what good husbands they make and I completely believe him. They try to please, are … Read more

Millionaire Matchmaker – Creole and The Banker

This Week, Two Guys Find Love with Patti Stanger’s Help This week’s episode felt like the old Patti Stanger. Back before she was just trying to get headlines and ratings. She worked with two men, Brandon and William who seemed like they genuinely wanted to find love. And they both found nice women. Brandon was … Read more

Patti Stanger – The Chauvinist and the Playboy

This week’s episode of the Millionaire Matchmaker had me laughing several times. My favorite “yuck” was after her intimate dinner party that included two millionaire men and six willing beauties. They are all standing after dinner and Patti was giving one last tip before everyone departed for the evening. Patti asked a leading question leaving … 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

She’s Back! Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger

Patti Stanger’s Back with  a Season 5 on Bravo Let me start by saying that its good to see Patti again. But, um, is it me, or did she have a little somethin’ somethin’ done to that face? Her eyes definitely looked different and no amount of eye shadow was hiding that lift. (OK, maybe … 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

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

Dating Over 40: Do You Have Only One Soulmate?

What does “Soulmate” mean to you? According to, it is a noun, meaning: “A person with whom one has a strong affinity.” That is so lack luster and dull for a word with so much emotional zest. Many of my dating coaching clients talk about seeking their soulmate. They feel there is one special person … 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

Dating Over 40: When Was the Last Time a Man Tried to Pick You Up?

For me, it was yesterday! I am constantly amazed how I am living proof that you don’t need to be tall (I’m shy of 5 feet), thin (definitely not) or young  (I’ve stopped counting) to have men flirt with you, try to pick you up or tell you that you’re beautiful. There I was, walking from where I … Read more

Do You Want Sex or Love? Dating After Divorce

I had the most interesting conversation last week with a woman who knows the men like the back of her hand. I was very impressed by her viewpoints, in-depth knowledge and the savvy advice she shares with her friends. Phoebe, a strong, independent, presentable 45 year old woman, single by conscious choice,  told me a few juicy … Read more