When Is It Safe to Feel Hopeful That He Might Be the One

…So You Can Open Your Heart! You’re dating someone and you adore him. He says he’s right there with you. And acts like it. Things seem to be going really fast! Damn, it FEELS GOOD. It’s… Read more

Should I Pay Attention to Chemistry? As a Mature Dater, Hell Yes!

It’s your first or second date and you’re really digging a guy. You’re feeling those butterflies. Should you pay attention to the CHEMISTRY?

If you’re looking for a loving, committed, lifetime partner but keep picking players, narcissists, or non-committals…the clear answer is NO!  Chemistry is your enemy!

ask a man for what you want

How To Get What You Want From Men (So You Can Both Be Happy)

If you don’t ask…you don’t get. This is one of my Dad’s favorite lines and I think the key to being happy with men. Dad’s premise was that it is your responsibility to state what… Read more

Laptop writing Online dating profile

Tweak Your Online Dating Profile This Way and Attract Men You Like

Do you want to know the key to writing an online dating profile to catch the eye of the type of good, grownup men you want to meet? Be. Real. That’s it. When you express… Read more

Why Do Married Men Want Me But Single Men Don’t? [Video]

   Do you have men in your life who adore you? You have a great time with them. You laugh together, maybe they want to know about you and your life, they even say… Read more

love and life from all angles

Dating Over 50: Is There Still Sex in the City?

“In Is There Still Sex in The City? Bushnell looks at love and life from all angles—marriage and children, divorce and bereavement, as well as the very real pressures on women to maintain their youth… Read more

Should I call Him

Should I Call Him if He Doesn’t Call Me? Advice for Women Over 40.

Don’t you hate when he promised you a date but leaves you sitting there wondering if you’re really going out? I mean you are both over 40, so why still play these “who should call”… Read more

Fear sabotaging your love life

Is Fear Sabotaging Your Love Life? Here’s How To Stop That. Now.

Are your expectations of men based on old stories and past hurts? Good chance they are and it’s likely that fear is sabotaging your love life. Give this a read to see if you’re fears… Read more

Be more feminine

6 Ways to Be More Feminine: Awaken the Tenderness Inside You

You know how I’m always encouraging (ok nagging) you to be more feminine when you are with men? The female, womanly part is inside all of us, but most often it’s locked away under a… Read more

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 more