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Single Over 40? 3 Simple Steps to Get You Unstuck

By the time I was 47 and never married or even in a long-term relationship I was the epitome of tired of being single. Now, even though I’ve been happily married for 12 years, I… Read more

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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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Over 40 and Single? Happy Sassy Holidays!

Every year I write some version of “Over-40 and Single: How to Survive the Holidays”, like How to Not Feel Like Crap this Year, or How to Avoid the Blues this December… I encourage you… Read more

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Should You Commit to a Relationship? Ask These Questions First.

Deborah contacted me and asked a question I get often: should I commit to a relationship with the guy I’ve been dating? She and John have been dating for 4 months and she was wondering… Read more

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5 Reasons Women Should Talk About Kavanaugh on a Date

The Kavanaugh hearings are freaking painful. Personally, I’ve tried to go on some kind of news blackout but it’s unavoidable. It’s everywhere in the news. (Real and fake news *choke*.) Everyone is talking about it.… Read more

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How to Avoid Being Scammed or Catfished Online

This is the number one fear single women over 40 have about using online dating. They worry about being scammed or catfished. ‘Catfishing’ is a term for the process of luring people into false relationships, or… Read more

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Is He Into Me? 6 Ways to Tell if a Grownup Man Digs You

Is he into me? It starts from the first “hello” or glance across the room. Trying to decipher if he really likes you, or not. The doubting and trying to “figure it out” escalates from there.… Read more

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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

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8 Brutally Honest Truths You Need To Hear If You Want To Stop Being Single

No matter how much you may think you have your shit together, life carries harsh truths. No matter how much you deny these truths, it is only through acceptance that you will stop being single and… 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