Love is in the Air: Real Life Survival Guide with Bruce Barber

I had the pleasure of being on NPR recently with Bruce Barber. His show, The Real Life Survival Guide is like a cocktail party broadcast on the radio. We sat at a table in John Davenport’s restaurant at the top of New Haven’s Omni Hotel and shared an amazing meal (totally unexpected by me). Yummy … Read more

On this Valentine’s Day, Are You Reliving the Past or Facing the Future?

What a day! Valentine’s Day brings out so many emotions! Radio and TV talk show hosts bash the day as nothing more than another Hallmark Holiday. But that is not true. Valentine’s Day is not just consumerism at its best. This day is anchored in ancient history. Way back in ancient Rome, girls and boys … Read more

Valentine’s Day: Rejection – Better than You Could Possibly Imagine by Kathryn Lord

Glad you’re back to read the Valentine’s Day Blog-a-thon on day 6! Today’s guest dating blogger is Kathryn Lord who met her husband Drew online in 1998. A mental health professional for 34 years, she now works with singles as a Romance Coach, helping  them find love find love using Internet dating sites.  You can find her … Read more

Dating Over 40: Sing Your Own Love Song this Valentine’s Day by Ronnie Ann Ryan

It’s day five of the Valentine’s Day blog-a-thon! Happy Valentine’s day to you. I hope you’ve been reading along with the Blog-a-thon daily since it started on Thursday, 2/10 featuring a different guest dating blogger every day. There are still two more days to come so stop by again Tuesday and Wednesday so you don’t … Read more

Valentine’s Day: The Love You Take is Equal to the Love You Make by Terry MacDonald

Welcome to day 3 of the Valentine’s  Day Blog-a-thon. Today’s guest blogger is a very good friend of mine. Terry Hernon MacDonald is the author of How to Attract and Marry the Man of Your Dreams. You can visit her blog at Dating Advice (Almost) Daily and sign up for her newsletter at MarrySmart.com.  THE LOVE YOU … Read more

Dating Over 40: Fall in Love on Valentine’s Day…With Yourself by Bobbi Palmer

This is Day 2 of the Valentine’s Day Blog-a-thon, running February 10th – 16th. My second guest blogger is Bobbi Palmer,  The Dating and Relationship Coach for Women Over 40. She is not just a dating coach; she is a dating success story! She was married for the first time at 47, and enjoys a … Read more

Valentine’s Day Over 40: Love is in the Air, and It’s All About You by Marla Martenson

Welcome to the first day of the 2nd Annual Valentine”s Week Blog-a-thon!  Seven dating experts and guest bloggers from around the US will share their wisdom this week to celebrate Cupid’s holiday.  Every day this week, I’ll post a new article by a different dating blogger with her own, unique take on love, dating and celebrating Valentine’s Day. … Read more

Dating Over 40: You Can’t Blame Hallmark for Valentine’s Day

Chilly February brings warm thoughts of love with Valentine’s Day smack in the middle of the month.  Whether you’re single, dating, or married, most women have significant expectations associated with this holiday.  From jewelry and flowers to chocolate and candle-light dinners, the romantic stakes are high on Valentine’s Day.  But how did all this get … Read more

Dating Over 40: How Single Women Can Make the Most of Valentine’s Day

Well, we made it – the final day of the Valentine’s Week Blog-a-thon. It’s been incredibly fun and very exciting connecting with all these fabulous dating experts across the country. I hope you have enjoyed it as much as we have AND, we hope this helps you have a fun and memorable Valentine’s Day. The post below … Read more

10 Secret Strategies to Become a Magnet for Your Soulmate!

Welcome to Day 6 of the Valentine’s Day Blog-a-thon. Six fabulous bloggers with insightful and spiriied perspectives and suggestions about how a single woman can enjoy Valentine’s Day without a beau. If you want a quick brush up on 10 things you can do to turn your love life around pronto, check out today’s post. … Read more

Single this Valentine’s Day? Affirmations Work Better Than Chocolate

Welcome to day 5 of  the Valentine’s Day Blog-a-thon! If you already know you won’t be getting any Valentine’s, read this post about a powerful method to turn things around! Introducing today’s guest blogger Terry Hernon MacDonald. Terry is the happily married author of  How to Attract and Marry the Man of Your Dreams and writes regularly … Read more

Dating After Divorce: Spoil Yourself on Valentine’s Day

Welcome to Day 4 of the Valentine’s Week Blog-a-thon!  *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* When I asked a few single mom bloggers last year at MomLogic if they were going to say “No” to Valentine’s Day, I’d expected to get a good dose of cynicism. Instead, bloggers like The Quest for T — a single mom of two — … Read more

Advice for Singles on Valentine’s Day: Love Your Singledom

Welcome to Day 3 of the Valentine’s Day Blog-a-thon!  Ready to a new approach with your online dating efforts? Here’s the online dating expert who can help you shake things up to get the results you want.  Introducing today’s guest blogger, Laurie Davis, founder of eFlirt Expert and co-host of the weekly web show, LoveNation. She helps … 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

Dating After Divorce: Three Ways to Get Ready for Love

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, thoughts about finding a sweetheart pop into almost every single woman’s mind. As a dating coach, so many clients ask me where the best places are to meet men. Surprisingly, this is often not the first step on the road to finding love. I gingerly explain that while it may seem like … Read more

Dating Over 40: Which States Could Cupid Win in the Primary Race?

Has the Mythic God of Love Lost Popularity and What You Can Do to Help Him Regain His Standing   Cupid may be popular in some circles, but in others, he wouldn’t do much better than Giuliani did in the New Hampshire primary. Are most singles shunning Cupid because they are content with their solo-status? “Many feel it’s … Read more

Dating Over 40: Paris Hilton’s Cure: What to Do When You Don’t Feel Like a Hottie

I just read this interview in Parade Magazine online with Paris Hilton. She’s trying to get back her "I’m just a regular person with good manners" image. She’s in a new movie coming out soon entitled The Hottie or the Nottie. I rarely follow or care much about Hollywood stuff, but I just can’t deny … Read more

Dating Over 40: 4 Tips to Make Friends with Cupid

Some single people dread the sight of Cupid and the whole month of February for that matter. If you often get down around this time, here are four tips for shifting your experience. Make friend with Cupid and take advantage of the loving energy this holiday brings. 1) Expand your definition of love to include … Read more