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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

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Should You Date a Separated Man?

Should you date a separated man? Let’s put it this way… I did. Then I married him. So, my answer is, Hell Yes! To be clear, I would never encourage you to go out looking… Read more

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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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

Are You Waiting for Some Fantasy Man? (FemiType #4: The Wow-Me Woman)

Newsflash: Women constantly push really good guys right out of their lives as they wait for some fantasy man. We usually don’t even know we’re doing it. Finally having this pointed out to me in… 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

Learn About His Past Relationships Without Ruining Yours

The general belief is that you learn a lot about someone by knowing about their past marriages and romances that didn’t work out.  Find out the details about his past relationships and you’ll get a… Read more

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Two Things Smart Women Do to Attract Smart Men

If you’re a smart, accomplished woman who wants to attract smart men, but you think men don’t want to date you because of your smarts…think again. While it’s true that some men prefer less “challenging”… Read more

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Using Dating Mindfulness to Create Connection and Chemistry

Definition: “Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally.” Jon Kabat-Zinn Sounds simple and kinda easy, right? Wrong! Why do you think Zen Buddhist monks meditate for… Read more

Dating to Find Love after 40: The Slower Road CAN Be Quicker

It’s a fact: when you are dating to find love, especially later in life, taking the slower road may be the best AND the quickest path. I admit that I love when I’m proven right.… Read more