Relationships

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When He Won’t Make a Commitment…It’s Everything

I’ve heard it more times than I can count: “He’s got everything I’m looking for… he just won’t make a commitment.” The other day I heard that through the sobs of my gorgeous, ambitious, loving… Read more

Should I Break Up With Him? 3 Steps to Help You Decide.

You’re dating a man and noticing his flaws. How do you know when it’s time to break up with him? Here’s how you make a good decision.

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How to Find Quality Men (Like a Grownup)

How do you find quality men? You know…the ones I tell you that are everywhere? If you have uttered the words “there are no good men out there” I have this question for you: Will… Read more

7 Love Lessons for Women Dating After 40 From Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris and I have some important Love Lessons for you if you’re a mature single woman looking for love. My proud lefty, progressive, feminist self is over the moon with the woman who will… Read more

Does Depending on a Man Scare You?

This week the USA celebrates its Independence Day. That was a day I used to celebrate for myself every day: INDEPENDENCE! Now, after 14 years of being married to a man who values my independence… 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

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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!