8
Jun

The Thrills and Challenges of Dating a Younger Man

Samantha’s drive had made her a successful career woman, but her love life had suffered. Her long marriage ended in divorce. After taking a few years to heal, Samantha decided to dip her toes back into dating. She matched on a dating app with Jacob, an up-and-coming entrepreneur whose startup had just been funded. Despite …

18
May

How to Be Careful When Falling in Love: 6 Tips to Find Balance

Karen had been single for nearly a decade after her divorce. She had focused on raising her two children and building her company, but now that her kids were grown and her business was thriving, she felt ready to open her heart to love again. When Karen met Steve at a charity event, she was …

16
Mar

Is It Manipulation to Get What You Want from a Man?

Is trying to get what you want from a man the same as manipulation? When I suggest that a woman might benefit from some strategies to help her approach dating and relationships, many women feel uncomfortable and conflicted. They say, “I don’t want to play games” or “I don’t want to seem manipulative.” The ‘strategy’ …

2
Mar

Am I Ready for a Relationship or Just Lonely? How to Tell

Jessica felt lonely after her divorce. Hesitant to get hurt again, she tried casual online dating just for companionship. She met Alex, who was friendly and fun to be around, but didn’t open up on deeper emotional levels. After a few weeks of casual dates, they slid into a relationship. Jessica liked having someone to …

18
Nov

Breaking Free: How to Love Again after a Narcissist

Cindy met Jake and was instantly attracted to his charm and good looks. On their first date, Jake was attentive and confident. He ordered Cindy’s dinner and her wine. She was impressed by the famous, interesting people he knew. Although Jake didn’t ask Cindy much about herself, she figured he was just nervous. Underneath his …

22
Sep

Is It True That a Cheater Never Changes Its Spots?

We’ve all heard the old phrase, “Once a cheater, always a cheater.” Is it true? And how can you tell if the man you’re dating could be a serial cheater? The subject of infidelity makes a lot of us twitchy. If you’ve even been betrayed, you know how it feels to have your trust shattered …

22
Jul

How to Avoid Being Manipulated in a Relationship Now

I won’t sugarcoat it – the dating world can be a minefield of deception and manipulation. Fortunately, you can develop an essential skill that will protect your heart and empower you to identify the genuine connection you deserve. Everyone wants to influence their partner’s behavior or perceptions in some way. Manipulators use deceptive or abusive …

24
Jun

Is Online Dating Safe? Here’s How to Protect Yourself

In today’s technology-driven world, online dating has become a common way to meet potential partners. Did you know that about half of never-married Americans have used dating apps or websites, and one in ten partnered couples having met online? The digital realm has transformed the way we seek love and companionship. However, opinions about the …

20
May

How to Stop Judging People by Their Appearance when Dating

Although the phrase, “Don’t judge a book by its cover” has been popular since 1860, people in our culture do it daily. Our culture bombards us with messages about the importance of looks and beauty. Bucking the tidal wave of attention to beautiful people takes true bravery. When it comes to dating, it’s easy to …

13
May

7 Early Signs He’s Not the One for You When Dating

As a single woman, you know how hard it can be to find a man who feels like the right fit. And, when you finally meet a man who you feel that special connection with, it’s easy to overlook a few issues that could make your relationship complicated. Although you feel really attracted to him, …

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