13
Apr

Why Is Being Grateful So Important to Your Love Life?

As a woman dating over a certain age, you may have experienced your fair share of ups and downs in your love life. Whether you have just had your heart broken or are simply sad at the prospect of another Saturday night alone, it can be difficult to feel grateful about your situation. There are …

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 …

20
Jan

Is Your Emotional GPS Guiding You Toward Love that Lasts?

Kelly is excited that Daniel keeps asking her out. She’s attracted to him, and he’s fun and interesting. But she realizes they’re still getting to know each other so she doesn’t want to get ahead of herself like she did in the past. When she thinks of how she rushed into prior relationships, her budding …

13
Jan

Should a Woman Offer to Pay on a Date? What to Consider

Anita just started dating again after the breakup of a long relationship. Considering herself a modern woman, she thinks she should split the check with her dates, so she always offers to pay. When Tom comes along, she is surprised by her reaction to this habit. When she offers to pay, he agrees and she’s …

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