Understanding Men

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The Truth About What Single Men Want from Grownup Women

OK, Ladies, are you ready to truly understand what single men want from grownup women like you? Can you handle the truth? Of course you can. You are an empathetic woman. You know that understanding… read the full post…

Attract Smart Men

Two Things Smart Women Do to Attract Smart Men

If you’re a smart, accomplished woman who wants to attract smart men, but you think men don’t want to date you because of your smarts…think again. While it’s true that some men prefer less “challenging”… read the full post…

Attract Good Men

Attract Good Men: Show You Need Them

Needy women attract good men.  Low-maintenance women attract jerks…or no men at all. Is this counter to what you’ve always thought? Did you think that the less you expected from a man, the more he’d… read the full post…

Dating Profile Mistakes

5 DEAL BREAKER Online Dating Profile Mistakes!

Are you making online dating profile mistakes that scare men away? Not on purpose of course, but here are some signs you might be: Your inbox is empty. You’re only being contacted by couch potatoes,… read the full post…

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Meeting New Single Men: Don’t Blow It By Doing This

It seems to me that the older you get the easier it is to get off on the wrong foot when meeting new single men. He’s nervous, you’re nervous. You both have decades of expectations,… read the full post…

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Hey…Let’s All Celebrate DEpendence Day!

This week my country celebrates its Independence Day and it makes me think…we should celebrate DEpendence Day! How do you feel about that? Are you afraid of depending on a man? For so many women, dependence… read the full post…

Delicious Life Lessons I Learned from My Father

Another Father’s Day without my Dad, who left us in 2012. He was a good man, my Pop. His last several years were difficult, filled with numerous medical issues and a wife who was unable to deal… read the full post…

Dating to Find Love after 40: The Slower Road CAN Be Quicker

It’s a fact: when you are dating to find love, especially later in life, taking the slower road may be the best AND the quickest path. I admit that I love when I’m proven right.… read the full post…

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How Your Old Dating Rules are Keeping You Single

I’m writing this as my husband, Larry, and I drive back from our little hideaway in Baja. When we go, Larry takes care of most everything. Making the plans with our friends, grabbing the passports and… read the full post…

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Ready to Date Exclusively But He’s Not? Here’s What to Do.

You feel ready to move forward in your relationship and want a commitment to date exclusively. He hasn’t brought it up. What is a smart, single, over 40 woman, who knows what she wants supposed… read the full post…