Is it False Advertising if He Backs Out? Believe it or not, there are many men who are seeking committed midlife relationships. However, while they may advertise that they want a committed relationship during the early stages of the dating process, this may change later on if they find themselves with someone they realize they
Why Do Men Suddenly Pull Away?
Why do men suddenly pull away when things seemed to be going so well? Growing up, I was conditioned to court a woman as a demonstration of my worth in hopes that she’d like me. Well, this overly romantic behavior often bit me in the butt because I was trying to impress someone I really didn’t
Learning to Trust Again After Infidelity
Learning to Trust Again After Infidelity One of my readers wrote to me recently … “After learning that my husband had a secret life of extra-marital relationships during my favorite years of our marriage and intimacy, I am done. I no longer trust enough to get out there again. I was a total romantic. I
How To Begin Again After Disappointment
How To Begin Again After Disappointment We’ve all been through that big disappointment or break up at some point in our lives. They’re hard to recover from… typically because you might feel like giving up or because one or both of you have decided to just move on. However, it’s important to remember that if
Should You Give Him Another Chance?
Should You Give Him Another Chance? From a reader: “Need some help! I am new to the online dating game. I started communicating with a man about three months ago. We were compatible on the site and emailed and texted for a week. On the day that we were supposed to meet, he cancelled two
The Problem With Courtship
The Problem With Courtship Most single women would agree that they would like to be courted by men. They like the idea of a man taking the lead right from the beginning… initiating dates, paying for dates, dating only one woman at a time, being romantic, expressing his feelings and surrendering to love if the
When is it Time to Let Go?
From My Inbox: “We’ve been married for 25 years. Because of his unhappiness, he has asked for a divorce. But I don’t want the divorce. I’ve been trying working on our relationship for the past 2 years. However, he recently he moved out of the house. He said he doesn’t want to be married anymore.
What Are Your Relationship Deal Breakers?
It’s commonly assumed that relationship deal breakers are typically associated with differences in character. However, as I’ve observed midlife singles, as people mature, the relationship priorities shift to those of shared values rather than the factors that we looked for when we were younger. For example: some women prefer not to date men with small children, particularly