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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

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How Your Old Dating Rules are Keeping You Single

I’m writing this as my husband, Larry, and I drive back from our little hideaway in Baja. When we go, Larry takes care of most everything. Making the plans with our friends, grabbing the passports and… Read more

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Online Dating First Date Tips for Grownup Women (Part 1)

Ah…you’ve connected with a man on match.com, tinder, eharmony.com or one of the other zillions of ways, and it’s time for your first date. Okay, let me tell you some truth: online dating first dates are not really dates. Whaaat? Read on…

How Do You Answer His Question When It Feels Rude or Scary?

When you’re dating and trying to get to know one another, there’s a good chance he’s going to ask you all kinds of questions. How do you answer his question that seems rude, or that… Read more

You Won’t Hate First Dates When You Follow These Tips

Do you hate first dates? Hey, I used the be the no-second-date queen! But now I know that first dates are wonderful opportunities, and I teach women how to make the very best of every one.… Read more

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Woman Dating after 40? Congrats! It’s the Best Time to Find Love!

As your coach it’s my job to guide you through navigating dating at this time of your life. As a woman dating after 40, I’m sure you’re finding that it’s quite different than dating when you… Read more

The Delightful Difference Between Dating Men and Boys

If you are a single woman in her 40’s, 50’s or beyond, I have a question for you: When you look at yourself today, are you the same person you were in your 20s or… Read more