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10 Absolute Don'ts For Women This Valentine's Day

Samantha Daniels | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women
Samantha Daniels

Don't compare your night to your friends' nights.

A Professional Matchmaker's Valentine's Day Gift Guide for Every Type of Woman

Samantha Daniels | Posted 02.11.2016 | Style
Samantha Daniels

Every year, I get a slew of emails asking for Valentine's Day gift suggestions. This year, I noticed something a little different, most of the ema...

It's Not Complicated: Valentine's Gifts for All Relationship Stages

Julie Spira | Posted 02.09.2016 | Style
Julie Spira

Are you wondering what to get your long-time love for Valentine's Day? Have you just started dating someone new and aren't sure what to select without...

How To Overcome The Loneliness of Valentine's Day

Lisa Copeland | Posted 02.09.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Some days, being single is harder than others. This Sunday, February 14th, happens to be one of the more difficult ones of the year when you're alone...

Are You Scaring Men Over 50 Away With These Date Breakers?

Lisa Copeland | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Have you ever been on a date where it felt like everything was going smoothly? You were having fun and then out of nowhere, he ended your time together for no reason at all? You start wondering... "Did I do something wrong?"

The 2 Key Reasons The Guy You Like Won't Call You Back

Lisa Copeland | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Do you carry a specific picture in your mind of the man you'd like to spend the rest of your life with? Most of us do, so it shouldn't be surprising when I tell you men do as well.

Stop Using Dating Apps as a Crutch

Mary Stuart Deibel | Posted 01.21.2016 | Women
Mary Stuart Deibel

Don't fool yourself into thinking that just because you're "putting yourself out there" by online dating that it means you should neglect the potential for meeting someone in person the "old-fashioned way."

The 5 Steps I Followed To Find Love After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 01.15.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

The judge bangs the gavel declaring you officially divorced, and your friends want to make you feel better by telling you what a catch you are and that it won't be long before another man comes into your life. What they can't do is tell you exactly how to attract, date and keep a man at this time in your life.

Don't Be a Rain-Flake: 7 Dating Ideas for a Rainy Day in LA

Julie Spira | Posted 01.06.2016 | Los Angeles
Julie Spira

Singles who have filled their date cards are probably wondering whether to cancel their dates. Don't be a rain-flake. There are an abundance of songs about rain that are uber-romantic, so grab your umbrellas and mobile phones, but don't change your plans and please don't cancel your dates.

Why Sunday January 3rd is the Busiest Day for Online Dating

Julie Spira | Posted 01.04.2016 | Style
Julie Spira

Get your keyboards ready and grab your digital seat belts. It's time to get ready for the big digital love ride. The Sunday January 3rd will be the busiest day of the year for online dating signups.

12 New Year's Resolutions For Finding Love After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 12.31.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

By any chance is your dream for 2016 related to finding a great guy to play with and share your life with? If so, these 12 New Year's Dating Resolutions are an awesome beginning for making those dreams come true.

7 Common Online Dating Mistakes Women Over 50 Commonly Make

Lisa Copeland | Posted 12.28.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Online, you have less than 10 seconds to get a man's attention before he moves on. Make your words count!

5 Tips For Surviving The Holidays As A Single Woman Over 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 12.22.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Holidays are tough for singles, especially when you're over 50. It seems like everyone out there is a couple or a family celebrating the holidays tog...

What Single Women Need To Know About Men Over 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 12.13.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Growing up, we weren't taught who men really are and what makes them tick. I know I wasn't and in the past, I made huge mistakes that ended up emasculating men. It's what led me to helping women really understand who men are ... especially men over 50.

How To Find Out If You're In Love -- Or Addicted To Someone

Lisa Copeland | Posted 11.28.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Elana loved Henry with all her heart. Yet it hadn't always been an easy road for them. They'd broken up at least three times during the two and a half years they'd been together. And when they were apart, an intense longing for the other would occur.

7 Classic Dating Deal Breakers You Should Be Aware Of

Lisa Copeland | Posted 09.29.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

What exactly is a dating 'Deal Breaker'? These are the qualities a man either has or comes with that you can't tolerate in your life. Or conversely, they are qualities a man MUST HAVE in order to date you, such as the same religion or culture.

The Real Reason It's So Hard To Date After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 09.17.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Coaching women over 50 about dating, I'm often asked this question... Why has dating become so damn hard? I believe it's because dating has become an activity we endure, versus one we enjoy. We treat dating like we treat a job interview. We exchange resumes.

3 Dating Mistakes Women Over 50 Make (And How To Fix Them!)

Lisa Copeland | Posted 09.06.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

I'd say it's a pretty safe bet you didn't expect to be divorced, single and dating at this time in your life. Right? And because a divorce judge didn't hand you a dating rule book as you left the courtroom, you might be feeling pretty frustrated and overwhelmed with the over-50's dating scene.

A Leading Online Dating Expert Gets Played -- Big Time

Melani Robinson | Posted 08.26.2015 | Fifty
Melani Robinson

There's nothing about the online dating experience that can surprise me. I've seen it all and revel in my ability to identify and avoid a dating shit show in the making. Um, at least that's what I thought.

What Older Single Men Are Finding Out About Younger Women

Lisa Copeland | Posted 08.15.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Wmen ask me all the time about what they're supposed to do about the men out there who say they only want younger women in their profiles. The question has always intrigued me so I did a little research to find out more about why this is happening and whether or not it's true.

5 Reasons Your Online Date Disappeared

Damona Hoffman | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women
Damona Hoffman

You met a man online and things were getting hot and heavy. Just when you were thinking it might be time to change your Facebook status, you send a text to confirm your next date. No reply. As in, no reply...ever.

I Spent 7 Hours At A Workshop Learning How To Attract Men

Metro | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Metro

Hussey promised the 800-something women in the auditorium that he could help them manage these situations and empower themselves to be more proactive in their love lives without appearing desperate.

3 Dating Blunders Single Women Make Too Often

Lisa Copeland | Posted 01.14.2015 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Let's face it. As much as you may want a good guy in your life, finding him as a single woman dating in her 50s, 60s and 70s poses its own set of challenges; challenges that can seem daunting at times.

5 Ways To Let A Guy Know You're Interested In Him

Lisa Copeland | Posted 12.09.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

You see an attractive man and you'd like to get him to notice you. But what do you do? Men need encouragement to know it's safe to approach you because more often than not, they get rejected by women. Here are five tips certain to let him know you're interested in him.

3 Oversights That Are Killing Your Dating Life

Lisa Copeland | Posted 11.25.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Here are three oversights that are killing your dating life, especially if you are 50 or older, and what you can do to bring it back from the dead.