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Do’s and Don’ts About Online Profile Photos for Women Dating after 40

Posting online profile photos can feel agonizing, especially for women and most especially for women dating after 40. Writing a profile and filling out questionnaires can be a challenge, but the posting pictures part is… Read more

The Key to Finding Love is Believing You Deserve It

Have you ever noticed how, when things go well for us, we women say how “lucky” or “blessed” we are? And men, not so much. Men seem to have an innate sense of entitlement when… Read more

Single During the Holidays? How to Avoid Feeling like Crap

This time of year is spectacular. Or not. Yes, we get to eat more, work less, shop till we drop, and frolic with friends and family. Also, it’s a time of reflection; and as we… Read more

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Dirty John and the Lessons for Mature Women Dating

Dirty John was a podcast and is now a mini-series on Bravo about a middle-aged woman who meets a man online and enters into a whirlwind courtship. It ends horribly, practically destroying her and her entire family.… Read more

How to Get Over Your Ex, Heal Your Broken Heart and Find a Better Man

If you are a woman dating after 40, it’s likely you had at least a few breakups that have left you feeling broken hearted. So…how DO you get over your ex? Maybe you’re going through a… Read more

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Should You Trust Your Instincts About Dating and Love?

“Intuition is truly a feminine quality, but women should not mistake rash conclusions for this gift.” Minna Antrim How much should you pay attention to your instincts about dating and love? The other day I… Read more

Why You’re a Little Scared of Dating (and How to Dump that Fear)

Are you just a little (or a lot) scared of dating? Or maybe of actually entering into a relationship? You’re NOT alone! I’ve been helping women over 40 find passionate, grownup love since I became… Read more

What to Do When He Pisses You Off

Are you an independent, smart single woman who is dating and looking for love? If so, you’ve likely been challenged with how to respond when a man pisses you off.  You know…when he says or… Read more

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Here is a Good Man You Want to Date

We have man-fans here at Date Like a Grownup. And, for the most part, they represent the type of good man you want to date and have relationships with. They are curious about what women… Read more

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Fu*k Harvey Weinstein: Loving Fearlessly is Our Best Revenge

Let’s talk about the multiple big fat ugly-ass elephants in the room. Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, multiple big cheeses and CEOs…they’re popping up like a sickening game of whack-a-mole. Finally we are whacking the shit… Read more