Atlantic Monthly: Are Women Forced to Choose Between Deadbeats and Players?

Atlantic Monthly Article is NOT the Final Word on Your Chance of Finding a Decent Man! In a recent article published in the Atlantic Monthly, there was a Bible-length article entitled All the Single Ladies on the plight of single women in America. I haven’t finished it yet because, frankly, I’ve got things to do. … Read more

Lori Gottlieb’s New Book – Marry Him – Creates a New Vision for Mr. Good Enough

When I first encountered Lori Gottlieb’s controversial article in the February 2008 issue of Atlantic Monthly, I hated the idea of settling and simply couldn’t get past the choice of language. Now that I have read her new book, I can honestly say– it’s a must read for every woman over 35 looking for a … Read more

Dating Over 40: Lori Gottlieb’s New Book “Marry Him” Is Must Read

I am reading Lori Gottlieb’s newest book which is fantastic! About half way through, my copy is covered with tons of colorful stickies, placed to remember each little gem. That’s how many good points Lori makes. I want to buy a case of books to give one to each new client as mandatory homework. Not All Single Women … Read more

Dating Over 40: Tobey McGuire Buys Rights to Lori Gottlieb’s Article “Marry Him – The Case for Settling”

Is this really movie material? The article from March’s Atlantic Monthly caused a tremendous brew haha. Bloggers ranted – i did too. She did the talk show circuit. And now – the rights have been purchasee to make this story into a film. Did Tobey buy a smash hit? maybe. It’s a chick flick waiting … Read more

Dating After Divorce: If You’re 30, Do You Think the Point of Dating is Strictly for Reproducing?

I found this article that is an interesting rebuttal to the Marry Him article about settling in the Atlantic Monthly. Meghan Daum, in the LA Times, writes about Finding Mr. Good Enough and basically questions whether having children really is every 30 something woman’s primary goal for relationship. And should it be? Meghan seems to feel … Read more

Dating Over 40: Marry Him – Atlantic Monthly’s Article on Why Women Should Settle

Raise your hand if you’ve ever thought about settling? A lot of women swear they would never settle, while others claim they have. Some settlers are very happy with their choice, while others are less enthusiastic about their results. Most of this is irrelevant if you ask me, because first we need to establish what … Read more