Having access to millions of potential romantic partners has created a super breed of men and women that have become unrealistically picky.
In helping them navigate the wild world of dating, I hear their complaints, and there are many. Overwhelmingly, the biggest one from the guys is about who should pay on a date and also how to deal with people they take out who don't thank them or are seemingly ungrateful.
I'm getting tired of hearing the line that women don't like nice guys, that it's the jerks to whom they are really attracted. Because here's a little secret, gentleman: women LOVE nice guys.
It's always a gamble, because you simply can't predict what it'll be like to merge your life, down to the smallest quirks and habits, with another person's.
When I was a young teenager I was somewhat of a musical entrepreneur. I had many bands including a 16 piece dance band that I had inherited from my brother. I also had several combos that worked around the school dances in our town.
"Love don't come easy". Diana Ross sang about it. Dating and relationships are extremely challenging. Throw in a divorce, and many people are ready to give up on love altogether. I get it. It's not easy. Your heart has been broken before. But love is something too great to give up.
While you may not even know you come across as a desperate dater, it shows in how you act and in what you say. Seriously, nothing will send a woman or a man running away faster than a desperate, needy date. You can avoid this by following a few simple rules of dating.
I have never been a fan of "contrived" dating -- you know, any method that forces fate's hand when it comes to meeting someone. And before you feel compelled to tell me that I'll die alone, please don't. I'm not saying it doesn't work, I'm just saying it doesn't work for me.
The divorce rate in this country is about 50 percent, but, you already knew that, right? Did you know, however, that for second and third marriages that statistic can increase to anywhere between 60 to 73 percent?
What was life really like for young people in the '20s, the decade that ushered in the women's liberation movement, Amelia Earhart and the birth of dating?
Some couples are deciding to be not only civilized about their impending splits, but punctual. They're planning ahead and setting a date for their breakup, and then enjoying their final days together before ushering in a clean break.
The seven deadly dating sins are not just about dating. They are about character. In my opinion, the most important work you can do after your divorce is the inner work to be the best person you can be.
Just like how every love story has a protagonist with a sidekick who readily doles out dating advice, newly single daters need someone to guide them down the path to love as well.
How does a power couple make a relationship work? Work is the key word here. It's an integral part of any relationship to "work" on it with intention. The trick is you just can't think of it as work, as it's a choice both partners make to create a stronger bond, connection, and life together.
It's not fair to guys that they seem to have a monopoly on commitment issues. Even if this is territory that they have themselves claimed, they do th...
We've all been on first dates where some surprising snippet of personal information is dropped into the conversation in a way that is as jarring an earring falling into your soup.