Dating after 40 and Beyond

Don’t Use the Coronavirus 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

When you know He is the one

When Is It Safe to Feel Hopeful He Is the One

You’re dating someone and you adore him. He says he’s right there with you. And acts like it. Damn, it FEELS GOOD. It’s also SCARY. How do you know when it’s okay to feel SAFE and HOPEFUL with a new guy…to know he is The One??

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!

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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

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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

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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