Does Depending on a Man Scare You?

This week the USA celebrates its Independence Day. That was a day I used to celebrate for myself every day: INDEPENDENCE! Now, after 14 years of being married to a man who values my independence… Read more

How Your Mature Femininity Can Save the World

In the wake of this past Mother’s day, I wrote a very personal message to the women on my mailing list about how to embrace your incredibly powerful mature femininity. (If you’re not yet on… Read more

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DLAGU’s Stand on Black Lives Matter

Today, on Juneteenth, I’m publishing this letter that I recently sent to the members of my Date Like a Grownup community claiming my stand on the Black Lives Matter movement. If you don’t have the… Read more

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The Truth about Single Men and Strong Women

Are you a smart, independent, single woman who is dating after 40 and having a hell of a time finding good men to date? Are you starting to think there are just no good men… Read more

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He Ghosted You. Why and WTF Should You Do Now?

You went on a date or two or three. You liked him, and he seemed into you. Then, without warning…no return texts, no calls, he even blocked you on Facebook. That bastard…he ghosted you! Welcome… Read more

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 more

Don’t Use the COVID-19 Virus as an Excuse to Stop Dating and Looking for Love

Yes, the Coronavirus threat is real, but don’t use it as an excuse to stop dating…NOW is when we need love the most! As a woman who married for the first time at age 47,… Read more

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How to Survive Valentine’s Day as a Newly Single Woman, According to a Breakup Coach

I know it’s daunting to think about how you’re going to survive Valentine’s Day as a newly single woman. I’ve asked Nancy Deen, my friend who happens to be an expert breakup coach, to help… Read more

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What to Do When a Man Talks Too Much on a Date

 Sometime you can’t get men to talk on dates. But I hear stories all the time about men talking too much on dates. They blab their heads off as the woman sits quietly nodding… Read more

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What Do Mature Men Want from Women

When it comes to choosing a forever partner, what do mature men want from women?  As always, I’m talking about Good Grownup Men. What these guys are looking for in a forever partner is different… Read more