Relationships

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

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!

Fear sabotaging your love life

Is Fear Sabotaging Your Love Life? Here’s How To Stop That. Now.

Are your expectations of men based on old stories and past hurts? Good chance they are and it’s likely that fear is sabotaging your love life. Give this a read to see if you’re fears… Read more

Dting a Widower

Dating a Widower: 4 Tips to Make It a Success

So often my clients ask about dating a widower. Is it a red flag? Should I proceed with caution? Is it a losing proposition? And my answer may surprise you: widowers are some of they… Read more

Finding New Friends Over 50

Finding New Friends Over 50: Feeling Lonely? You Are Not Alone

Girlfriend, do you need some new girlfriends?  One of the biggest challenges my clients have is finding new friends over 50. Most of their girlfriends at this age are either seriously coupled or they skew… Read more

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