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Permission to Love Again

Stephanie Penn | Posted 07.31.2013 | Divorce
Stephanie Penn

I've been separated for over three years now, divorced for almost two, and there isn't a day that goes by that I don't think of everything that transpired.

Inside My 'Tawdry' Post-Split Fling

Posted 05.28.2013 | Divorce

Written by The Stir Bloggers on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir. I separated from my husband just a year ago. The day before Mother's Day, to be exact. ...

3 Reasons Divorced Men Make Better Boyfriends

Posted 05.27.2013 | Divorce

By Jodi The Hopefull Romantic for A recent study conducted by the UK's Marriage Foundation revealed a surprising statistic: although...

8 Things Post 50 Men Should Never Do While Dating

Lisa Copeland | Posted 07.24.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Here's a heads up for the post 50 single men out there... We ladies are so excited when you choose us as the "girl" you want to meet. Hours before our date with you, we are worrying whether you'll like us. Our bedroom floor is littered with clothes as we look for just the perfect outfit to impress you. Then the date happens and sometimes we're bewildered by who we meet.

What Dating After Divorce Is Really Like

Posted 05.15.2013 | Divorce

What's dating after divorce really like? We don't know about you, but we're partial to comedian Louis C.K.'s take on the highs and mostly lows of ...

Be Fearless: Steering Clear of Gold Diggers

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

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.

'Lights Go On' Part V -- Dad and Dating

Thomas Bähler | Posted 07.13.2013 | New York
Thomas Bähler

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.

The Desperate Dater

Kristen Houghton | Posted 07.10.2013 | Divorce
Kristen Houghton

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.

10 Real-Life Dating Tips From Real-Life Couples

Laura Seldon | Posted 07.07.2013 | Divorce
Laura Seldon

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.

11 Surefire Ways To Land A Man

Posted 05.06.2013 | Comedy

Finding a man isn't easy. And how do you know if he's the right kind of guy? You want someone who's smart, funny, and doesn't start yelling at police ...

12 Things You Should Never Mention On A First Date

Christine Gallagher | Posted 07.03.2013 | Divorce
Christine Gallagher

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. 

5 Signs You're Dating A Womanizer

Posted 04.22.2013 | Divorce

By Jane Garapick for Getting back into the dating game after a painful divorce is never easy, and the proliferation of womanizers loo...

11 Types Of Women Dudes Should Avoid

The Huffington Post | Joanna Borns | Posted 04.21.2013 | Comedy

Dating is hard, especially for women. But it's easier when you know there are certain types of women that heterosexual men will always avoid. And fell...

WATCH: The One Word Often Used To Describe Dating After Divorce

Posted 04.19.2013 | Divorce

The divorce is official, your custody arrangement has been hammered out, and you've finally said sayonara to your ex -- for good. Now what? For man...

How To Help Your Adult Child Find Love

Next Avenue | Posted 04.18.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Lisa Carpenter Rule No. 1: Don’t overstep your bounds. Plus 7 more dos and don'ts. The current dating scene is...

26 Cringe-Worthy Dating Dealbreakers

Posted 04.15.2013 | Divorce

Here at HuffPost Divorce, we're always on the lookout for dating advice to help guide divorcees post-split. So when #iDontWantYouIf started on trendin...

The 10 Types of Guys You Should Never Date!!!!!

Meg Favreau | Posted 06.12.2013 | Comedy
Meg Favreau

Omg ladies, dating is awful, right? Make sure it isn't even worse by avoiding these types of guys!!!

Dysfunctional Dater #3: Phoning It In

Melinda Hill | Posted 06.11.2013 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

I was on -- no applause, please -- and I was leaving the site because my membership was up. I thought before I jumped ship I'd just respond to a few guys who'd messaged me. I thought, "What's the worst that could happen? Live a little." Here is the rundown of exactly what happened:

What Single Moms Need To Know When Dating Again

Kerri Zane | Posted 06.06.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

Many children will never fully get used to the idea of their parents dating.

Dysfunctional Dater: I Got 99 Problems But a Pitch Ain't One

Melinda Hill | Posted 05.28.2013 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

Like all of us, I'm just looking for a nice man to settle down and have a family with and by "settle down" I mean travel the world and by "family" I mean two small kittens.

How To Avoid Dating A Narcissist

Kimberly Seltzer | Posted 05.28.2013 | Divorce
Kimberly Seltzer

Amazing, talented caregivers attract narcissists. What is going on?

Spring Into Action

Charlie Maffei | Posted 05.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlie Maffei

Spring is a time for rebirth. Everything in nature starts to grow and bloom. For each and every one of you, now is the chance to grow and bloom too. Let's spring into action, shake off anything that has been holding us back and step forward with a new outlook on life.

Advice On Having A Romance In The Workplace, From Nicole Williams (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Dating in the workplace can be tricky. Career expert Nicole Williams gave tips on assessing whether the romance will be detrimental to your career whe...

How Dating Rules Apply to the Working World, From Nicole Williams (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

The same principles that help you find a romantic partner can also help you land your dream job. When career expert Nicole Williams met with me on Mon...

Advantages of Dating After 40

Lisa Firestone | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

One benefit of dating after 40 is that by this age, most of us have had a variety of experiences in at least one serious relationship. This gives us the opportunity to reflect on our patterns. We can think about the people we have chosen and question the traits we are looking for.