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How To Survive Midlife Dating and Children

How To Survive Midlife Dating And Children Midlife relationships have a unique twist for those raising children because typically women have more of the responsibility after divorce. This in turn leaves little free time for dating. While there are some parents who … Continue reading

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What Are Your Relationship Deal Breakers?

What Are Your Relationship Deal Breakers? It’s commonly assumed that relationship deal breakers are typically associated with character differences. However, as I’ve observed midlife singles, as people mature the importance shifts to  one of shared values rather than the factors that we … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Dating Rituals and the New Reality

Old Fashioned Dating Rituals and the New Reality Instinctive, Cave People, Old Fashioned or Traditional…these phrases are thrown around (mostly from women) nostalgically picking only the perceived good and not facing the reality when it comes to today’s dating practices. … Continue reading

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Should Women Consider Asking Men Out?

Should women consider asking men out on dates? According to a new poll by Lavalife, 95 percent of men think it’s attractive and acceptable when a woman asks them out. Clearly, these men are not intimidated by a strong woman; … Continue reading

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“My Children Are My Priority”

My Children Are My Priority Often I see dating profiles that emphasize the busy schedule of parents who have children living at home. As a parent myself, I have great compassion and respect for those who are raising children and … Continue reading

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When He Doesn’t Believe In Labels

When He Doesn’t Believe In Labels You’ve been dating a guy for 2 months, you’re together every weekend for the entire weekend. You’ve become intimate, but haven’t had the exclusivity talk (but it seems he’s only seeing you.) You talk … Continue reading

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Setting the Pace in a New Relationship

Have you ever heard the saying “Men are the gas and women are the brakes?” This is never more true than the man who comes on very strong in the beginning. He lavishes attention on the woman, wining and dining … Continue reading

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Should Men Always Pay For the Date?

In my parents’ day it was a given that the guy always picked up the tab and that has been the traditional expectation over the years. But are things different now? Let’s say a woman makes $175,000 a year and … Continue reading

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Understanding Destination Addiction

Have you ever heard of destination addiction? It’s a repetitive habit of constantly wondering about what’s next and around the corner instead of learning to take each moment as it comes. Consider this scenario…You’re in an exclusive committed relationship and … Continue reading

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How To Attract Positive People Into Your Life

  How to Attract Positive People Into Your Life Most people who come to me for coaching tend to have one thing in common… they focus more on what they don’t want, instead of what they do want. “I don’t … Continue reading

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