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4 Dating Blocks Keeping You From Love

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If you’re struggling to find lasting love, you might have one of these 4 dating blocks. Learn more in this podcast episode with Veronica Grant.

My podcast guest, Veronica Grant, is a Love Coach for successful women. She helps them uncover the dating blocks keeping them from love.

Through her binge-worthy podcast, free challenges, and coaching, she’s here to shake up how you find love, even in our swipe right, swipe left world.

A few of her guilty pleasures (a must-have for recovering perfectionists!) include: binge watching HGTV, hiking with her husband and pup, and sushi everything.

Listen to/download Episode #351: 4 Dating Blocks to Finding Real Love, and check out the show notes below.

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Why Successful Singles Struggle to Find Love

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My podcast guest, Clarissa Silva, a behavioral scientist, has developed a ground-breaking method to help singles who struggle to find love. Check it out!

My podcast guest, Clarissa Silva, is a Behavioral Scientist, Researcher, and Relationship Coach with 18 years of experience. She developed the first ever disruptive relationship technique, Your Happiness Hypothesis (H20) Method©. She took traditional psychological and behavioral science models and re-engineered them to be 10x more effective than the traditional methods. She revolutionized the way she approached love after really examining conventional theories and realized that none of it had ever worked in her life. Soon after, she met her husband!

Check out highlights for Episode 350: A Behavioral Scientist on How Technology is Shaping Dating Today

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[VIDEO] Top 10 Reasons Why You’re Still Single

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Do YOU know why you’re still single? In this video, I reveal the TRUTH behind why you’re still single, and what you can do to find lasting love.

Want to know why you’re still single? It’s probably not what you think. Most women believe it’s because they’re too old or not thin enough. Or, it’s because the men their age want much younger women. Or, they believe there are not enough single men in their town. Nope, nope and nope!

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Virtuous Masculinity and Femininity vs. Toxic Masculinity

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Toxic Masculinity

You’ve probably heard about toxic masculinity. In this week’s podcast, Scot and Emily McKay speak about virtuous masculinity and femininity.

My podcast guests, Scot and Emily McKay, are professional dating and relationship coaches, authors and podcast hosts. Together they founded X & Y Communications, which focuses on equipping and empowering men and women who want to go from good to great in their relationships.

They reach over 300,000 people all over the world through their newsletters, podcasts and social media. They are the authors of ten books between them, including four Amazon #1 bestsellers, and have been featured by over 400 media outlets worldwide.

Both Scot and Emily are Traveler’s Century Club members, having explored well over 100 countries together, often with their four children. Their travel blog and podcast can be found at www.wingitworldwide.com.

Check out highlights below for EP349: Virtuous Masculinity and Femininity vs. “Toxic Masculinity”.

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3 Steps to Setting Clear Boundaries in Dating

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Setting Clear Boundaries

Boundaries? Gotta have ’em! In this video, I share 3 steps to setting clear boundaries when you’re dating or in a relationship.

What are boundaries? I like to define them as a pink velvet rope, you know the kind they have in theaters? Their purpose is to keep the wrong people out and the right ones in. Boundaries are our emotional self-defense. They teach others how to treat us, and they keep us safe and sane.

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When a Man Says, “I Need Time”, Do This!

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In this video, I share 4 tips for how you can manage your emotions when he says, “I need time”. This will make a man WANT to come back to you.

We all dread that moment when a man says, “I need time”. What do you do? Give him time, AND set some limits.

In this video, I address some important questions to ask yourself when he wants to take time, and what you can do to stay empowered during that break, so you don’t let anxiety sabotage your relationship.

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How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game

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Is dating just a numbers game, where women far outnumber men? If so, what can you do about it? A lot, says author Jon Birger.

My podcast guest, Jon Birger, is the author of “DATE-ONOMICS: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game.” A former senior writer at both Fortune and Money, Jon has also written for Barron’s, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, New York Magazine, Time, and The Washington Post. He was named one of the “Power Players in Technology Business Media” by AlwaysOn Network.

A familiar face and voice on television and radio, Jon has appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, BBC World Service, CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, National Public Radio, and Fox News. A graduate of Brown University, Jon lives with his family in Larchmont, N.Y.

Download/listen, and check out the show notes for EP348: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game.

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How to Break Up With Kindness and Love

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In this episode, find out what happens when a couple releases a book on relationships and then decides to break up (with kindness).

What happens when two people release a book on relationships, and they decide to break up? A PR disaster? Or an invitation for something greater?

Simone Milasas and Brendon Watt spent a phenomenal eight years together, creating an amazing relationship. They used those same tools to un-create their relationship, elegantly and graciously, “consciously uncoupling.”

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Building Strong Relationships In Spite of Our Differences

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My podcast guest, James L. Creighton, shares practical tips for building strong relationships in spite of seeing the world through different realities.

My podcast guest, James L. Creighton, PhD, is the author of Loving through Our Differences and several other books. He has worked with couples and conducted communications training for nearly 50 years around the world.

Check out the show notes below for Episode 346: Building Strong Relationships in Spite of Our Differences.

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Does He Spark Joy?

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Marie Kondo’s ‘Art of Tidying Up’ is all about asking ‘Does it spark joy?’ In this video, I share how to apply this to your love life.

A few years ago, a friend told me about Marie Kondo, a Japanese organizing consultant. Her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, a huge bestseller, set off a decluttering craze across the world. When Netflix created a series based on her book, I had to see what all the fuss was about, and I was pleasantly surprised.

Marie Kondo is much more than an organizer. She transforms people’s lives by helping them let go of what doesn’t spark joy. And that got me to thinking; can we apply the Marie Kondo method to dating and relationships?

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