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5 Reasons Not to Judge a Dating Profile Too Harshly

Sheila Blagg | Posted 03.28.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

So what if their dating profile isn't perfect? If most of what they've written and posted seems decent enough, why not reach out to them? Start a conversation. Once you get a feel for how a person truly interacts, then you can choose whether to pursue them or move on.

The Definitive List of Men You'll Find At Whole Foods

Literally, Darling | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Literally, Darling

If you're looking for a man, look no further. I'm here with the definitive list of men you'll find at what I like to call, "Disneyland for those with dietary restrictions."

A Message For Single Men In Their 50s, From Single Women

Treva Brandon | Posted 03.20.2015 | Fifty
Treva Brandon

Fellas, if you're in your 50s, single and dating (and feeling like you're not getting anywhere), consider this a little friendly feedback from the ladies.

Small Commitments for a Healthier Relationship

Sheila Blagg | Posted 03.17.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Before you can start building a healthy, long-term relationship, you must first understand that there is no such thing as one big commitment that suddenly enters you into that partnership.

How to Send Positive Signs to Your Potential Partner

Sheila Blagg | Posted 03.04.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Hand gestures, body language, and different words and phrases can carry hidden meanings, which could mean that your date is totally into you or that they're bored to death.

14 Reasons You're Undatable and Don't Even Know It

Charles A. Johnson | Posted 04.22.2015 | Divorce
Charles A. Johnson

Life is too short to be spent alone and sitting around wondering why no one wants to date you. Did you ever consider the possibility that it's really you, and not them?

Being Single On Valentine's Day Is A Little Different For Girls Than It Is For Guys

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.12.2015 | Comedy

Aah, Valentine's Day. A day for roses, romantic dinners and fancy gifts, right? Sure -- unless you're single. The latest installment of Elite Daily...

'Tis the Season to Be Single: 4 Ways to Beat Singlehood During the Holidays

Charles A. Johnson | Posted 02.10.2015 | Good News
Charles A. Johnson

Data researchers David McCandless and Lee Byron found that breakups peak in the month of December, two weeks before Christmas and for many people this means being alone during the holidays.

6 Reasons Your Online Dating Profile Simply Isn't Working

Sheila Blagg | Posted 02.09.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

You've been on your dating site of choice for weeks without much attention at all. You haven't seen anywhere near the volume you were expecting -- or hoping for. There's nothing wrong with you. But there might be something wrong with your dating profile.

Divorcing During the Holidays

Sheila Blagg | Posted 02.05.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

I can write a blog telling you that following these specific steps you won't feel the pain of the loss of your marriage, but I am sorry, I can't do that!! What I can do is share with you what helped not only myself, but my friends, members on my website and coworkers.

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Dating After a Divorce

Sheila Blagg | Posted 01.30.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Now that you are divorced or otherwise single, what are you looking for? You've probably been asked that question, or a variation of it, many times, and it's not always easy to pin down an answer.

6 Texts to Avoid in a New Relationship

Sheila Blagg | Posted 01.10.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

While it's important to be yourself in a relationship, you should also avoid making a bad impression or offending your potential partner with these six negative texts...

5 Ways to Get Over a Recent Breakup

Sheila Blagg | Posted 01.03.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Put these five useful strategies to good use, and you'll be over your ex before you know it! Breakups can be very healthy, and in time, you'll be ready for a new partner, and a new, exciting adventure.

Conflict Resolution in Healthy Relationships

Sheila Blagg | Posted 12.22.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Conflicts are an unpreventable part of any relationship, but how you deal with those conflicts can make or break the healthiness of your partnership. In order to resolve your dispute, no matter how big or small it is, follow these steps...

3 Secrets To Long-Lasting Relationships

Sheila Blagg | Posted 12.20.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

You can't instantly walk into a successful long-term relationship, but you can nurture one into existence. If you're trying to turn a good short-term relationship into a great long-term relationship, you'll need to put in effort to make it work.

I'm 45, Single And Childless. No, There's Nothing 'Wrong' With Me.

Melanie Notkin | Posted 12.10.2014 | Women
Melanie Notkin

I hadn't planned it this way. I have always been open to love and relationships. I have held on to hope and to expectations and to dreams and to grief and to men I should have let go of much sooner.

5 Signs You Could Be Headed For A Split

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 12.09.2014 | Divorce
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

When we would prefer a hot bath and a good book to time with our partner we must evaluate if this relationship can fill us or if it has run its course. Alone time is necessary and wonderful, but when it is used as avoidance or distraction then maybe the love we thought we had isn't there.

6 Ways to Approach Somebody New

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.28.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

One of the hardest things to do in the dating world is approaching an attractive stranger. For many people, making the first move is uncomfortable and anxiety-inducing, but it doesn't have to be that way.

Kids: To Have 'Em or Not?

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.22.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

When both parties are on the same page in regard to the kids question (either in favor of kids or not), the new relationship experiences fewer bumps.

Signs of Compatibility You Can't Ignore

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.17.2014 | Weddings
Sheila Blagg

Even if things go extraordinarily well, there could be factors that prevent you from being compatible. Likewise, if things go extraordinarily bad, there's still a chance you two are perfect together.

Divorce!

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.10.2014 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Divorce is a part of your life that just sucks, but allowing yourself to stay in that frame of mind for years not only takes away from you, but away from the life you want to begin building. Thus, allowing your past to have entirely too much power over your future.

5 Great Questions for a First Date and 5 Bad Ones

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.08.2014 | Weddings
Sheila Blagg

Usually, first dates are a casual attempt to get to know each other a little better (and have fun doing it), and that boils down to asking lots of questions. Here are five questions you should definitely ask on a first date:

What I Learned After Dating 98 Men In 9 Months

Susan Winter | Posted 09.01.2014 | Women
Susan Winter

There's a great myth that's been hoisted upon all women that "dating" is fun. I'm convinced it's a conspiracy crafted to guarantee an ongoing form of economic revenue; women are forced to buy new clothes and makeup while men are lured into exorbitant restaurants to prove their merit.

Going on Single

Stanley Ely | Posted 07.12.2014 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

What once may have sounded undesirable or even pitiable is now commonplace and not exceptional -- and not just in big cities.

I'm The Guy Who Is Always 'Just A Friend'

Bustle | Posted 06.18.2014 | Women
Bustle

You'd be shocked how easily the thought I really like you as a person but I'm not attracted or interested in dating you can be conveyed with just the flicker of an eyelid.