Can’t Get Beyond the First Date? “Close Your Purse

“Close Your Purse”  This term  applies to gay, straight, men and women.  Cant seem to get beyond the first date? Your out on the first date and the pause button on yourmouth malfunctions….and you proceed to tell your date about your past including everyone you ever dated.     Telling every thing, overwhelming your date withContinue reading “Can’t Get Beyond the First Date? “Close Your Purse”

Relationships: The Well

Every now an again, you hear something that immediately strikes a chord in your life.    A few years ago I was sitting alone at a large table. the dinner was over and  I was sorta zoning out,people watching. At the next table was a beautiful older woman sipping coffee, and sitting next to her was aContinue reading “Relationships: The Well”

When Ok Cupid introduces you to people you know

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT:  If you’ve been married or in a relationship 20 years or more.. Try to make it work, take a salsa class,  wine tasting, beer making.   Because if your starting over BEWARE!  There is a new world out there. Initially, meeting people via the net was exciting and new . You canContinue reading “When Ok Cupid introduces you to people you know”

3 Signs Your Online Date Isn’t Actually Single

Is the guy you met online already in a relationship? Here’s how to tell. You’ve joined an online dating site and are excited to meet new people and explore possibilities. Finally, you discover one person in particular with whom you have a lot in common and feel that wonderful bubbly sensation of looking forward toContinue reading “3 Signs Your Online Date Isn’t Actually Single”

5 Dating Traditions You Can Break

Get down on one knee to get her down the aisle. A new study from the University of California, Santa Cruz found that both men and women still want the guy to be the one to propose. In fact, not a single person reported that they’d “definitely” want the woman to do it. But whenContinue reading “5 Dating Traditions You Can Break”

11 Real-Life Worst First Date Lines Ever

The phrase, “First date” strikes terror into many a woman’s heart. In some respects having a root canal without any painkillers is preferable to a first date. Many of us would prefer to just jump to the third — or sixth date. Happily, many good first dates lend themselves to second, third and even tenthContinue reading “11 Real-Life Worst First Date Lines Ever”

3 Texts You Should Never Send

A few weeks ago, my friend got a text from a guy she’d just met: “I so want to do you right now!” Horrified, she called me. “Can you believe it?” she asked. “No!” I said. “Finally, a guy who says what he means when he texts.” Here’s the problem with your text messages, guys:Continue reading “3 Texts You Should Never Send”

Desperately Dating: Don’t Judge a Guy by His Clothes

Sometimes the second impression is the best one. After two years of brown-nosing, I received a raise from my employer. I decided my first purchase with it would be a new entertainment center, since the one I had was pretty much looking like the leaning tower of Pisa. I hopped in my car and droveContinue reading “Desperately Dating: Don’t Judge a Guy by His Clothes”

Do Men Fall in Love Faster than Women?

Ever see a woman and instantly know that you want to be with her? (Imagining you two between the sheets doesn’t count—we’ve all experienced that.) Well, you’re not alone, according to a recent online survey. The survey, conducted for the new novel When You Were Mine, found that 20 percent of British men have experienced love at firstContinue reading “Do Men Fall in Love Faster than Women?”

How to Create an Online Dating Profile That Works

With just a few simple tricks and tips, you can make yourself stand out online. Want to go from being one of many to being the one? Then do what advertisers do-market yourself. Seriously, there are millions of restaurants in the world, yet the most well-known is McDonalds. Sure, Chicken McNuggets are to die forContinue reading “How to Create an Online Dating Profile That Works”