Millionaire Matchmaker: Last Episode – More Drama than Matchmaking

Last night was the season finale of the Millionaire Matchmaker. Maybe I should say this, but I was very disappointed with the episode. totally over the top in the Bravo drama department, very little matchmaking substance. Let’s pick it apart shall we? First Stacy returns demanding an apology from Patti. Yeah, like that is going … Read more

Dating Over 40: Be Inspired by the Chilean Miners

Yesterday, the news was splashed with story after story about the 33 rescued Chilean miners who had been stuck in the mine for over 60 days. It is a worthwhile story because it features a happy ending to a situation that had the potential to be a major tragedy. Amazingly, as video cameras followed the day-to-day … Read more

Dating Over 40: Just Starting Again at 54 – What’s the Best Way to Start?

Dear Over 40 Dating Coach, I need to start getting out there again. I am divorced, 54 and have been unemployed for 18 months. I haven’t spent much time looking to date since I’ve been focusing on the job hunt.  But I’m ready to start doing something.  What would be a good first outing?  Thanks, Ready … Read more

Over 40 Dating: Leveraging Your Femininity – Which Came First – The Chicken or the Egg?

I just read a great blog post about “Unleashing Feminine Essence” by Johanna Lyman. Her blog is chock-full of wonderful posts concerning romance recovery. This particular post articulated the most essential reason why as a woman, you want to learn to use and leverage your femininity with men. As Johanna and I both agree, if … Read more

Dating after Divorce: Beware the Wounded Heart

I do have some male over 40 dating coaching clients.  I love working with men because I learn so much that I can share with my women clients. Plus, the men who reach out to me tend to be good people who are committed to finding love. Anyway, the other night Alex called me with a … Read more

Dating Over 40: NY Times Article Questions Validity of Online Dating Sites with Personality Tests

As I’ve been saying all along, there’s little hard proof that sites that match you based on compatibility will deliver better results than other online dating sites. This NY Times article says that further research is being conducted to determine just how effective sites like eHarmony and Chemistry.com really are. One thing that did not … Read more

Over 40 Dating: Why Didn’t He Call? Why Too Much Information May Not Be Helpful

Rachel Greenwald, author of Find a Husband after 35, just released a new book entitled, Why He Didn’t Call You Back: 1,000 Guys Reveal What They Really Thought About You After Your Date. I’ll admit that I haven’t read the book, although I did read her first “how to.” I can tell you many of my … Read more