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 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? 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 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
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.
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
From My Inbox “I’ve been dating a guy that recently divorced last November. We’ve been dating for 5 months. I thought this was it. He told me he loved me and we were making plans. However, he didn’t introduce me to all his children (he has four.) He was at his oldest daughters graduation this
How To Deal With Stalkers As a MidLife dating coach, I’ve been granted some unique experiences as I’ve learned to navigate the dating landscape. Well, let’s just call them perils. But it’s all good because it helps me to help my clients find their way through the dating realm with greater authenticity and ease. Two