Dating After Divorce – I Don’t Know Where to Start

If you have just recently come through a divorce, or are in the process, you may be starting to think about dating. As a dating coach for women over 40, I meet a lot of people in this situation. Many women are concerned about being vulnerable again. Some are afraid all the men will be … Read more

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: Are you a Chemistry Junkie?

photo credit communista unicorn  Some women seek only charming men. Men who will sweep them off their feet. Men who know just what to say. Men who are romantic and come on strong. Sometimes these men are bad boy types. Heaven when you are with them, then they disappear for a while before popping back … Read more

Over 40 Dating: Men Are Swarming

It must be the flowers blooming because for some reason in the last 10 days, men have been drawn to me like bees to honey. (Or is that bees to pollen and flies to honey?) This is not the usual state-of-affairs for me, nor has it ever been. Even at my flirtiest best, I got … Read more

Over 40 Dating: New FREE ebook Explains 5 Big Turnoffs that Drive Men Away

I’m so excited because I just gave away 56 copies of my latest ebook – 5 Big Turnoffs that Drive Men Away & 7 Surefire Ways to Make Men Want You. As a dating coach, this is a thrill  to share these insightful tips. Anyone can get a copy by subscribing to my newsletter Kiss & … Read more

Over 40 Dating: I’m So Excited about My First Date, But I Don’t Want to Appear Desperate

  Dear Dating Coach, I met this really great, attractive guy (via Match) who I had a wonderful dinner date with this past weekend . I’ve never met a Match.com guy like this. Usually there’s no spark, but I’d give many guys the three date try as you suggest in MANifesting Mr. Right. But this … Read more

Dating Over 40: Why Online Dating is NOT the Same as Catalog Shopping

Last night I gave a talk at Dr. Ellen Mahony’s office in Westport, CT. Not one of my traditional venues, but certainly a great place to meet women over 40! Dr. Ellen is just a doll, so if you are interested in getting a little somethin’ somethin’ done, check her out. Anyway, I was talking … Read more

Dating Over 40: Lindsay Lohan’s Video Dating Profile – Too Funny Not To Share!

Take three minutes out of whatever you are doing to enjoy this video profile Lindsay Lohan has created. She’s single again in case you haven’t heard. It’s hilarious. Its so important to keep your dating efforts cheerful and this will make you laugh. Happy viewing from your dating coach!

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: Why Did He Contact Me on Facebook?

This is another one of those Facebook stories which are becoming more common these days. The truth is Facebook is just a communication tool and not a direct method to find love. If a man over 40 genuinely wants to connect with you, he has to take things to the next level beyond Facebook… “Dear Dating Coach, … 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: Conversation Starters – How to Break the Ice with Men

  In my 100 Day Challenge Group, one of the participants wanted to know how to strike up a conversation with a man she is interested in. I think the easiest thing is to pick up on something from what’s going on around you. But there are several other ways to "skin the cat" as the saying goes…(that is … Read more

Dating Over 40: Why Women Think All Men Stink and How that Affects Dating Success

Between the Wall Street news and US politics, I have been in search of some levity. And I found it at Defending the Caveman, a one man show at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, CT.  Originally on Broadway, this show was both highly entertaining and amazingly insightful. Taking things to the most elemental … Read more

Dating Over 40: When Do You Hire a Dating Coach?

I’ve heard a lot of people say that the idea of hiring a dating coach makes them feel like a loser. They feel they should be able to figure dating out on their own like most people do. Well its certainly possible. The process seems simple enough: meet men, date some, pick one and get into … Read more

Dating Over 40: Client Thanks Me with Valentine’s Day Card

Well here’s a new one. One of my clients sent me a Valentine’s Day card as a thank you for dating coaching. Shelly and I worked together for a while, focusing on attitudes and beliefs that were keeping her from meeting the right men. She didn’t really think there were any good men out there. And she … Read more