Although 48 percent of women now move in with their mate as a first step before getting married only 40 percent of cohabitating couples actually tie the knot. So, if you want to get the keys before the ring, here are the six crucial questions to ask before moving in to avoid becoming a shacking up statistic.
Growing up as a product of the '60s and women's lib, which by the way did awesome things when it came to opening doors to previously unattainable careers for women, I learned to follow a philosophy of never needing a man except to make a baby. So like many women of our generation, I became a powerhouse who stepped on men regardless of their feelings.
We always hear that older men are better in bed. Personally, I can't comment on this one. I think it's a rumor... started by old men.
Online dating provides great opportunities for those looking for a relationship, but there are some things to avoid including on your dating profile.
What works with one person does not seem to work with the next! The poor guy just figured out their last girlfriend and now it turns out their new one works COMPLETELY DIFFERENTLY! Who would do that? What is this? The seventh level of hell?
May I introduce to you: The "boyf." Simple, just like the name. It isn't for everyone, and it is crucial to keep the communication open about the situation to avoid broken hearts (or windows) on either side.
For me, if sex is not akin to a glass of well-aged Rioja -- spicy, tantalizing, with a good, strong finish -- then it's just better not to have it at all.
The reason most of you aren't married is because you date like toddlers, and you suffer from the whole princess fantasy. Right now, I want you to close your eyes and imagine the kind of man you'd like to date. Close your eyes and allow your mind to drift to picture of your ideal man.
If he acts like your boyfriend, takes down his dating profile, calls you daily, texts you daily, spends almost every night with you, says you're exclusive, and is affectionate in public, why won't he call you his girlfriend?
The moment you learn to surrender and let go, is the second you start to feel more in tune with who you are. The moment you learn to surrender and let go, is the moment you free your energy from a negative relationship.
I believe relationships should be built on trust, honesty and respect for each other's personal space. What I'm going to give you is a blueprint for building a trusting, loving relationship.
Who knew that as women over 50, we'd have so many options to choose from when it came to dating men? Believe it or not, lots of men want to date us -- older men, men our age and even younger men are trying to catch our eye.
The dating world revolves around making the right proactive choices -- and this means that if you're ready for a monogamous relationship, you have to be clear about your goals, both to yourself and prospective partners.
Looking back, it would be crazy to want the same things out of a relationship that I wanted 15, 10 or even five years ago. I've got years more exploration, years of smiles and years of tears, and I've evolved.
For most women, finding the right guy after 50 can be frustrating and tiresome. As a Dating Coach, I've found the women who get out there and have fun dating have these 10 behaviors in common that I want to share with you today.
Does all the dating advice you're hearing and trying to follow not feel authentic to you? Are you sick of beating yourself up for being something you're not?