6
Apr

Is It True That Couples Who Laugh Together Last Together?

Picture this: you’re on a first date with a charming gentleman who regales you with tales of his misadventures in cooking. As he recounts the time he mistook salt for sugar and ended up with a culinary catastrophe, you find yourself unable to suppress a giggle. In that moment, something shifts between you—an invisible bond …

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’ …

9
Mar

Why Old-Fashioned Dating Advice Never Goes Out Of Style

After her 20-year marriage ended, Emily found herself terrified at the prospect of dating again. The world had changed so much since she was last single. But her friends kept insisting she try online dating. Hesitantly, Emily created a profile and was instantly bombarded with matches and messages. She went on a flurry of first …

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 …

24
Feb

Are Dating Apps Ruining Dating? Or Is It Our Toxic Culture?

After years of marriage, Karen found herself facing a daunting reality after her divorce: re-entering the dating world as a middle-aged woman. Navigating the realm of modern dating apps felt like stepping into a foreign land with unfamiliar customs and languages. Gone were the days of meeting potential partners through friends or spontaneous encounters; now, …

17
Feb

Is It Possible to Find Love after 40? 7 Important Secrets

After Betsy’s divorce, she was eager for a fresh start with a solid, healthy relationship, so she figured she should start dating again. Unfortunately, dating was harder than she thought. Her relationships fizzled out or crashed and burned. Most of the men she met didn’t seem to want a serious relationship. She began to wonder …

3
Feb

How to Enjoy Being Single When You Want a Relationship

Bridget Jones’ character captured our hearts in both the book and movie, Bridget Jones’ Diary, resonating deeply because she grapples with our universal challenge of not meeting societal expectations. From navigating a relationship with a commitment-phobic womanizer to enduring the pressure from “smug marrieds” urging her to find a partner, Bridget’s journey mirrors the struggles …

6
Jan

How to Attract Love in the New Year and Transform Your Life

Last year at this time, did you wonder if 2023 was the year you would be finding the love of your life? If you’re still single now, you might be feeling more than a little discouraged. Of course, we never know what the new year has in store for us, but when we put our …

16
Dec

7 Ways to Be More Confident Dating (Even If You’re Not)

When Stephanie started dating again, she was unsure of herself. She hadn’t dated in a long time and wasn’t sure what she had to offer these men who had many women to choose from. She was afraid to rock the boat with the men she met, so couldn’t playfully tease them when they said something …

9
Dec

How to Overcome Insecurities about Your Looks with Dating

After her divorce, Melinda discovered she was nervous when she started dating again. She worried about her wrinkles and was very aware of her figure flaws, especially considering all the younger women she knew she was competing against. Being nervous was very unpleasant, and it surprised her. Sure, she had aged and put on a …

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