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Dating Mistakes

Why Are You Still Single? 5 Mistakes You Could Be Making

Posted 12.16.2014 | Dr. Phil

Are you single and sick of it? Is it the men … or could it be you? Well, there’s one common denominator in all the dates you’ve been on: YOU. So...

5 Easy Ways To Scare Off The Person You're Dating

Ken Solin | Posted 04.23.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

My clients have shared a fair number of first date stories with me. While some are amusing, others reflect a surprising lack of social skills. Maybe it's time to rethink boomer dating, especially if you're a newbie.

5 Biggest Mistakes Women Make When It Comes To Love And Dating

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

These are the five biggest mistakes women in midlife make about love and dating.

Pew Survey: Why Men Fail at Online Dating

Damona Hoffman | Posted 12.22.2013 | Technology
Damona Hoffman

"Hey Giiiirllll, you look good," may work in the club, but in the land of online dating such mindless messages fall upon deaf ears, making their way right to the trash folder.

The 8 Biggest Mistakes People Make After A Split

Posted 09.16.2013 | Divorce

Written by Ericka Souter on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir. The bottom line is, letting go of someone you love sucks. It's devastating to think about a...

15 Things You Should Never Do On A Date

Posted 06.21.2013 | Divorce

What's the biggest mistake divorcés make when dating again? According to dating coach Sandy Weiner, it's the tendency to overshare in the beginni...

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.

Dating Advice: Want to Know What Kind of a Man he is? Look at His Friends

Holly Sidell | Posted 04.17.2013 | Women
Holly Sidell

I admit that I am 100% guilty of not taking this advice in the past. I met one ex-boyfriend after his married best friend hit on me. Then, there was the guy whose friends all made a group pact that they would never get married.

He Said, She Said: Are Men Intimidated By Strong, Smart and Successful Women?

Neely Steinberg | Posted 12.31.2012 | Women
Neely Steinberg

For years, my single friends and I consoled one another after breakups or blow-offs by employing reductive reasoning, repeating a misinformed, yet token girl power refrain: "He's probably just intimidated by you -- you're strong, smart and successful -- and that scares him."

Top 3 Dating Mistakes Women Make

Posted 09.12.2012 | Divorce

By Kimberly Pryor for YourTango.com Whether you've already started dating after divorce, or you're about to take the plunge, chances are good you'r...

The Art of Dating

Neely Steinberg | Posted 10.24.2012 | Women
Neely Steinberg

I encourage clients and women in general to date a lot, and to rarely say no to new suitors and new opportunities. By going on a lot of dates, you are actively practicing your dating skills.

I Went on a Date, and Everything Went Wrong: A True Story

Max Fox | Posted 08.22.2012 | Comedy
Max Fox

I threw up blood in a movie theatre then ended up sleeping on the roof of my house after leaving the ER, and that was the end of the worst date I've ever been on.

Just Another Awkward OKCupid Date

Winnie Kao | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home
Winnie Kao

I pulled back abruptly, completely in shock. What part of I-feel-uncomfortable-moving-so-fast did he not understand? I quickly got out of the car, grabbed the lilies that he had brought for me earlier in the night, and muttered goodbye.

Deceit And Manipulation: A Cautionary Tale For Dating

Kasey Joyce | Posted 04.16.2012 | Home
Kasey Joyce

The relationship continued to grow until just after the couple's first year anniversary in October. That's when Jenn found a used condom in his bathroom.

Can Your Epically Bad Valentine's Date Beat Mine?

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 04.12.2012 | Women
Erin Joy Henry

This Valentine wasn't for sale, so I drove away with half of a meatball in my belly and annoyed that I had taken the time to even apply mascara.

Catholic Speed Dating Gone Awry

Kerry Weber | Posted 12.27.2011 | Religion
Kerry Weber

I told myself it was a social experiment. To others, I described it as a low-pressure way to ease back into the dating scene after a painful end to a...

Is It Love, Or Is It Insecurity?

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 12.23.2011 | Women
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

An insecure man may seem sensitive and interested in you. In one way that it true: he is interested in the love you have to offer. But the insecure man can also be a bottomless pit that might just drain you of every drop of love you possess.

Bra Clasps and Dating at 51

Michael Apstein | Posted 12.18.2011 | Fifty
Michael Apstein

Basically, I suck at dating. Maybe I waited too long. I was wrecked by the loss of my wife, and had young teens at home I was suddenly raising on my own, so despite friends and professionals pushing, I waited. About three and a half years I waited.

Don't Be A Vienna: Six Relationship Mistakes That Women Make

Holly Sidell | Posted 10.09.2011 | Women
Holly Sidell

Some men have very strong stereotypes about women that keep them from wanting to get into a relationship with, or commit to, us. Well, in calling upon my knowledge of Vienna, I could see exactly why men have those fears.

He's Not The One

Holly Sidell | Posted 09.24.2011 | Women
Holly Sidell

When we immediately go into dating someone with no knowledge of them other than hoping that he's "the one," we begin to project and create things that we want to see.

7 Food Related Dating Dilemmas, Solved

Food Republic | Posted 10.03.2011 | Home
Food Republic

We've taken 7 of the most common his 'n hers conundrums and solved them in style.

The 5 Truths About Dating (That No One Ever Tells You)

Melissa Lafsky | Posted 09.21.2011 | Women
Melissa Lafsky

People do find themselves 60 and alone. Hell, people die alone. No point in sugarcoating it. But whether this happens to you is a choice.

Would You Introduce Your Ex to Your New Love?

Karen Buscemi | Posted 06.08.2011 | Divorce
Karen Buscemi

It was a beautiful summer day, so when Frank and I stopped at a downtown restaurant for a quick bite...

The Baggage Handlers: From Cougars to Capybaras

Ruth Andrew Ellenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Ruth Andrew Ellenson

Recently, the Baggage Handlers received the following query (and you can submit yours by emailing us here) and came up with this humble, but hopefully...

How Long Should You Wait to Date?

Courtney Cook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Courtney Cook

When I was thirty and just out of my first marriage I moved with my two children to a teaching and dormitory faculty job at a prep school in New England.