Dating Dos and Don’ts

The dating arena can be scary. Here’s a little direction to get you through those “Should I” or “Shouldn’t I” moments.

‘Is He Taking it Slow, or Just Not That Into Me?’
October 16, 2014

‘Is He Taking it Slow, or Just Not That Into Me?’

This is a story of girl meets boy. Girl and boy play email-text-phone tag, girl and boy eventually go on a date three weeks later. And the cycle begins again. Beth O’Donnell, who runs the Single and the Sweet Side of 40 blog, was introduced to a man at a networking party and the two […]

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How to Meet People and Date When You Move to a New City
October 13, 2014

How to Meet People and Date When You Move to a New City

With many jobs becoming more home-based, we’re reminded that not everyone has the luxury of meeting loads of prospective dates at work. If only! If you have moved to a new city or town, the best scenario is that you find a large group of people there in your age range who share the same […]

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Are You Binge-Dating? The Difference Between Going After Your Goals and Losing Your Mind
October 8, 2014

Are You Binge-Dating? The Difference Between Going After Your Goals and Losing Your Mind

After my book about how egg freezing affects women’s lives came out last year, readers consistently told me that one of their favorite passages was about a woman who went on so many dates she had to create a spreadsheet to keep them all straight. She’d cut and paste thumbnail photos next to their names […]

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10 Texts You Should Never Send to a Love Interest
October 8, 2014

10 Texts You Should Never Send to a Love Interest

I completely understand the lure of technology, how easy it is to shoot off a text as opposed to picking up the phone and talking. But it’s a problem that we’ve become so dependent on technology and gotten lazy with the way we communicate our most important thoughts and feelings. People shouldn’t be dealing with […]

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How to Move On After a Breakup: 4 Counterintuitive Strategies
October 7, 2014

How to Move On After a Breakup: 4 Counterintuitive Strategies

Breakups are usually a messy business, even if you wanted the relationship to end. People often make the mistake of thinking that breakups are hard for the dumpee, but not hard for the dumper who had a choice in the matter. Ultimately, breakups are hard for the dumpers, too, because ending the relationship involves seriously […]

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Do You Live ‘For Yourself’?
October 1, 2014

Do You Live ‘For Yourself’?

“When someone is rude to you, keep a smile on your face. When you stay on the high road and keep your joy, you take away their power.” ~ Joel Osteen I love to travel. You get to see people, places, and customs that you would not otherwise see. I had the opportunity to travel […]

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Just ‘In Like’? How to Know When to Cut Bait
October 1, 2014

Just ‘In Like’? How to Know When to Cut Bait

I don’t know why bad dates get all the attention because there’s another kind of date that’s almost as frustrating: the lukewarm date. The guy was nice. The evening was pleasant. The conversation was mildly entertaining. And of course, he wants to see you again. You start to say to yourself, “No thanks! I’m not […]

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Reality Check: If He Wanted to Be with You, He Would
October 1, 2014

Reality Check: If He Wanted to Be with You, He Would

Relationship expert Virginia Clark doesn’t usually mince words. Today’s guest blog is no exception. If her story below resonates with you, it might be time to cut some ties and find someone who is actually available — and worthy of your energy. Written by Virginia Clark, YourTango It’s a simple idea, right? Even an obvious one, but […]

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After the Breakup: ‘How Did I Miss the Signs?’
September 29, 2014

After the Breakup: ‘How Did I Miss the Signs?’

I just emerged from a two-month relationship that ended very unkindly. The guy suddenly went missing in action for days, appeared later with some very dodgy-sounding excuses, and then proceeded to break up with me via e-mail, after insinuating that my behavior prompted such a reaction from him. All too often, married and coupled-up friends […]

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10 Simple Mistakes Men (and Women) Make in Online Dating
September 25, 2014

10 Simple Mistakes Men (and Women) Make in Online Dating

Sometimes the best advice is really simple. Easy does it. Take a deep breath. Don’t worry, be happy. I think you get my point. Clever comedian and writer Carolyn Castiglia has come up with ten mistakes men are making during the online dating process — I would say these mishaps are extremely common. And, many women are […]

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