Winning someone's heart doesn't require employing a lot of complicated schemes. You're more likely to find lifelong love by listening to your instincts and sticking with what works.
First dates can be pretty nerve-racking. We can find ourselves plagued with fears and worries because we don't know what to really expect.
While you're thinking he may change his mind, he's thinking you'll change yours -- and while he hasn't, you have. Because you keep showing up.
We don't need to jump into the arms and beds of different people until one of them decides to stay for a little while longer than the rest. We don't need titles and commitment that's rushed, or done so for any reason influenced by others.
Women who date widowers are sometimes stunned when an actively grieving man presses eagerly for sex. Our culture mandates no 'correct' grieving process, and grieving is unique to every individual, but most experts agree that men and women mourn in different ways.
When you find out a guy has been married before, do you hit the brakes? Worry that he may have too much... baggage? I tell you what: You should be far more afraid of the dudes with zero baggage. I personally have never trusted someone who travels a little too light.
If you want love, devotion and loyalty, check out these gems in the rough who will potentially worship you for the rest of your life.
If you put on an act with the person you are dating, you will never know if he cares for the real you.
"So, what happens if you get the job you applied for in Pennsylvania?" I asked, taking a sharp turn away from the light and flirty conversation that made my second date with Alex so pleasantly compelling.
My straight lady friends love to pepper me with "Is it true that..." types of questions. Like I'm the answer key, the Teacher's Edition, to what men think and feel. Like I'm willing to be an inside trader. And the truth is, I am.
Failing isn't a mistake or something you shouldn't have done. It's something you should be doing more.
Being open to people you would not normally consider your "type" can be a liberating experience. Commit to getting to know someone based more on your must-haves and deal breakers than on a list of expectations that may not be based on what really matters.
I have been a member of a popular online dating service for a little over a year now, and I have to say that, overall, I'm pleasantly surprised by the quality of men I've met online. Yet despite my generally positive experiences, I have come across a few (hundred) profiles that completely baffle me.
People who do pay attention to details are the ones who you can trust to stand by your side and weather the storm. So what are some examples of these smaller romantic acts that, in reality, speak volumes?
I am so glad the meeting with Old Flame never took place. Looking at it from other perspectives made it perfectly clear: the past needs to stay in the past.
Where can you meet single men and women? I'm actually going to take bars out of this post, A. because the latest reader who asked me where to meet someone said "I'm not a fan of meeting men in bars," and B. Because I'm not either.