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Online Dating Profile Tips to Vastly Improve Your Success

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If you want to find love, start with your online dating profile. In this short video, I share my best tips for creating an online dating profile that works!

Your online dating profile matters…a lot! In this short video interview with Sarah Hiner, President of Bottom Line, Inc., I offer my secrets to writing a great online dating profile. Some of the tips I share: 1. Stay away from clichés and time wasters. No one wants to read another profile that says, “looking for my partner in crime” or “I’m just as comfortable in a little black dress as a pair of jeans”. [*Insert eye roll*]  2. Get right into it, and tell people about the things that are important to you. 3. Stay away from vague adjectives. This isn’t your résumé, but rather an insight into your passions. 4. Use recent photos that accurately reflect who you are. Include photos that show you doing things you love doing. And more… (more…)

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How to Reclaim Your Self-Esteem After a Breakup

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After a breakup, your self-worth can suffer greatly. Take these small steps every day to reclaim your self-esteem and build your confidence. 

Reclaiming your self-esteem after a breakup can be one of the hardest challenges you face in your life. Your happiness and peace of mind revolve around your self-esteem, which is why it is so vital to not only reclaim your self-esteem after a breakup, but to retain it. (more…)

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What Every Woman Needs to Know About Men to Succeed in Love

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Why do so many relationships fail? Psychologist, Dr. Jed Diamond, shares what every woman needs to know about men to succeed in love.

My radio guest, Dr. Jed Diamond, is the Founder and Director of MenAlive. For more than 40 years, he’s been helping men and the women who love them succeed in love. He’s a licensed psychotherapist with a Ph.D. in International Health and believes creative, joyful, couples are the hope for the future of humankind.

Dr. Diamond is the author of 14 books including international best-sellers, Male Menopause, The Irritable Male Syndrome, and The Enlightened Marriage: The 5 Transformative Stages of Relationships and Why the Best is Still to Come.

Check out highlights of our radio interview below on What Every Woman Needs to Know About Men to Succeed in Love (more…)

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New Dating Terminology: What Are Ghosting, Benching, and Breadcrumbing?

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What are Ghosting, Benching, and Breadcrumbing? Discover the meaning of the newest dating terminology in this short video I made for Bottom Line, Inc.

With the advent of online dating, there is often new dating terminology. In this short interview with Sarah Hiner, president of Bottom Line, Inc., I define some of the new terms you may encounter while exploring online dating in the 21st century! (more…)

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Are You Choosing Your Pet Over Your Partner?

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This guy has been attracting women who have a pet priority problem. Are you subconsciously choosing your pet over your partner?

Hi Sandy,

Being a recently divorced man starting out to find my second and hopefully final true love, I enjoyed listening to your podcast and started reading about the reasons men pull away.

One reason I pull away from women is that they put far too much energy and time on pets and treat them like their children. Should my first date questions include, “Are you choosing your pet over your partner?”

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How to Know if He’s a Keeper?

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In this video, I share my best tips on how to assess a potential mate and find out if he’s a keeper, or it’s time to walk away.

After you’ve been dating a while, you may find yourself ready to settle down with a long-term mate. But how can you determine if this person is suitable for you? In this short video interview for Bottom Line, Inc., I uncover some of the red flags to look for in a potential mate. (more…)

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A Tale of My Tinder Dates in Israel

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On my recent three-week trip to Israel, I went on Tinder. I was curious. What is dating like here? Here’s the tale of my Tinder Dates in Israel!

I spent the last three weeks in Israel visiting my oldest daughter and her family. They moved to Israel last August, and I’m here to help my daughter take care of her delicious newborn and toddler girls. On my second day here, I decided to log into Tinder and see what dating in Israel is like. This is a tale of my Tinder dates in Israel, and how they compare and contrast with Tinder dating in New York/Connecticut back home. (more…)

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{VIDEO} How to Stay Safe When Dating Online

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In this short video, I share my best tips with Bottom Line, Inc. on how to stay safe when dating online. Online dating doesn’t have to be scary!

Online dating can be frightening to many people, especially if you’re over 40. You’re meeting total strangers through online dating sites and apps. In this video that I filmed for Bottom Line, Inc., I reveal my best tips on how to stay safe when dating online.  (more…)

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Are You Using Food to Numb Emotions and Keep You From Love?

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If you’re an emotional eater, you’re using food to numb emotions. Food may be keeping you from love. Samantha Skelly helps you heal from within.

My radio guest, Samantha Skelly, is Canada’s leading emotional eating expert and the founder of Hungry For Happiness, a movement to support women around the world who are suffering from disordered eating and body image issues. She is an award winning, sought after international speaker who delivers inspirational presentations to empower those who struggle with the relationship they have to food and their bodies. Samantha has appeared on Global TV, Shaw, NBC and CBC to share her mission on an international platform.

Highlights below for episode #254: Using Food to Numb Emotions and Keep You From Love.

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Which Online Dating Sites Are Best for Midlife Daters?

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With so many online dating sites and apps to choose from, how do you know which sites are best for midlife daters? Check out this video!

There are many online dating websites out there, but which one is right for you? In this video interview with Sarah Hiner, President of Bottom Line, Inc., I talk about the various online dating sites for midlife daters. I offer viewers tips to maximize their chances of meeting compatible partners. I suggest that people try a large dating site like Match, OkCupid or Plenty of Fish…and also a smaller boutique site geared toward their specific interests. This will provide a bigger pool of potential matches and increase your opportunities to meet interested people. Finally, I stress that people find love on all dating sites every day, so it’s most important that single people be active on the dating site of their choice. Passively waiting to be contacted by others is not likely to lead to success! (more…)

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