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Get Rid Of Dating Stress With These Simple Steps

David Kanegis | Posted 12.10.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

At the tender age of 19 my hormones were raging -- but they had been since I was 13. Through a combination of chance, luck or serendipity I suddenly found myself faced with the opportunity of dating a woman I found incredibly physically appealing. Her personality -- so-so! We dated for about two months. The word ambivalent doesn't begin to describe the experience.

The Perfect Lives of Style Bloggers

Neely Steinberg | Posted 12.09.2014 | Style
Neely Steinberg

What I've learned and what I'm sure I will continue to learn is that I'll probably never be that perfect domestic Goddess. I'll never be able to keep up with a constant schedule of hair salons and nail salons and spinning classes. And, you know what, that's OK.

The Only Reason You Need to Know for Why Your Relationship Didn't Work Out

Phoebe Fox | Posted 12.02.2014 | Women
Phoebe Fox

The bottom line is that you can't control any aspect of a relationship except what you put into it -- and what you are willing to accept from it. My friend wants to know why things went down the way they did, but she may never find out.

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Dating After a Divorce

Sheila Blagg | Posted 11.30.2014 | 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.

How To Get The Right Man To Commit To You

Caroline Zwick | Posted 11.21.2014 | Women
Caroline Zwick

What I have seen over and over again is that the missing link to a committed relationship isn't a flatter stomach, flawless skin or a perfect life.

My Month of Online Dating Detox (Pt. II)

Jamie Silverman | Posted 11.14.2014 | Women
Jamie Silverman

I think I genuinely lasted an entire week without logging on to any of the sites. But one night, I'd had a crappy day at work and couldn't sleep. I lay in bed, thoughts racing through my head. Just a little Tinder wouldn't hurt. My phone beckoned -- no implored -- me to pick it up and swipe. So I did.

You're Probably Lying To Yourself About Your Relationship Status, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 11.14.2014 | Divorce

When it comes to ending relationships, nobody put it better than Neil Sedaka: "Breaking up is hard to do." Thanks to a new study, we now know why the ...

3 Dating Blunders Single Women Make Too Often

Lisa Copeland | Posted 11.14.2014 | 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.

9 Questions To Ask Before Committing To A Relationship

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 11.09.2014 | Women
James Russell Lingerfelt

It's tempting to jump into relationships when we meet someone we believe is wonderful. But if it takes a few months to begin gauging someone's character, and two to three years to truly know them, we are setting ourselves up for disaster if we commit too soon.

Learn the Rules of Online Dating

Shayla R. Price | Posted 11.07.2014 | Women
Shayla R. Price

Online dating doesn't have to jeopardize your safety or sanity. From MillionaireMatch.com to the Tinder app, search for online dating sites that will provide you with a safe space to find your future husband or wife.

Online Dating Burnout: It's a Real Thing

KnowMore TV | Posted 11.07.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

When you first start dating online, you may be excited by all of the options. The possibilities feel endless! After a few months, though, you may be exhausted by all the missed connections, bad dates and well... all the options!

The 5 Most Obvious Dating Tips That You're Probably Not Following

Laura Seldon | Posted 11.06.2014 | Women
Laura Seldon

I asked three single guys what they wish women would do differently on dates. Their answers? The most glaringly obvious tips ever. But, their advice is also so simple it's easy to forget.

3 First Date Dos and Don'ts -- Plus An Affirmation!

David Kanegis | Posted 11.05.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

There are lots of strategies you can employ before arranging your first meet. They include identifying what you want out of a relationship -- what you are seeking in a companion, their values, conversational ability, personality, sense of humor and the traits that most turn you on.

My Month of Online Dating Detox

Jamie Silverman | Posted 10.28.2014 | Women
Jamie Silverman

I'd talk to guys for weeks without either of us initiating any hangout. We were virtual pen pals, wasting one another's time with random texts at odd hours.

Needles in a Haystack

Jesse Jackman | Posted 10.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Jesse Jackman

While there's a certain romance in the idea that each person has a single ideal soulmate out there just waiting to be found, I don't think that's accurate. A more realistic approach is to understand that there are five, or 50, or 500 really good fits out there -- not perfect, mind you, but really good -- and you only need to find one of them.

Why NOT to Put Your Best Foot Forward on a Date

Phoebe Fox | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
Phoebe Fox

There's a strange phenomenon that can occur when talking to someone we might be romantically interested in, versus conversing with almost anyone else -- friends, coworkers, clerks, servers: Alien life-forms take over our mouths. We clam up. Or we say inane things.

Your Biggest First Date Worries... Solved

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

Especially if you're shy or tend to be anxious, those first date jitters can translate into full blown dating anxiety, which can be paralyzing. The days and hours leading up to a date can be worry-filled, and you may even avoid dating altogether if it's too intense.

3 Steps For Achieving True Happiness In Your Relationships

David Kanegis | Posted 12.18.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Have you ever noticed that some men seem relaxed, content and satisfied as they embark on a new relationship? Beginning an alliance with seemingly unlimited opportunities can make one feel fantastic, hopeful and euphoric. Both of you want to be with someone who is self-confident, at ease and prepared to enjoy each other's company.

The Importance of Voice in a New Love Interest

John McElhenney | Posted 12.10.2014 | Style
John McElhenney

I'm officially adding the phone call as a precursor to every in-person date. I'd rather not go on anymore text-only dates. I want to hear them and imagine them saying wonderful things.

After the Breakup: 'How Did I Miss the Signs?'

Sara Eckel | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Sara Eckel

No one can ever really know what's in another person's heart or brain, and everyone, single or married, is at risk of being devastated by love. It can happen to anyone at any time. If you can remove the self-blame, then you can start to be curious about what's developing between the two of you rather than be worried about it.

5 Signs You Should Date Him or Her

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 11.30.2014 | Women
James Russell Lingerfelt

"You don't meet someone when you first meet them," joked Chris Rock. "You meet their representative!" Given that we've all been fooled by "appearances," here's five signs to help us along.

3 Things to Help You Recover From Dating Burnout

Ivy Allen | Posted 11.23.2014 | Women
Ivy Allen

Can't muster up the energy to check your online account? Read the text message from your date last night and rolled your eyes? Posted a rant on the woes of the opposite sex on your FB page? You might be suffering from dating burnout.

What I Finally Figured Out After 10 Years Of Dating

Ken Solin | Posted 11.21.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Am I going to date forever? This is a question that date-fatigued boomer women frequently ask, sometimes right before deciding to quit dating. Although taking a break is a quick fix for date fatigue, the magnitude of boomer dating burnout warrants a discussion deeper than weariness.

The One Thing You Apparently Can't Be After Age 50

Joe Seldner | Posted 11.20.2014 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

We're supposed to admire couples that have been together, for many years. But why? Simply for spending many, many years together? If they're happy, I'm glad for them. But why is a long relationship automatically worthy of admiration?

What I Learned After 1,000 Dates With 300 Different Women

Joe Seldner | Posted 11.12.2014 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Dating should be fun, even if a little exhausting at times. Dating over the age of 50 isn't always pretty. You know yourself better than you did at 30, have less patience for the endless BS, and it is endless, and it's difficult to find someone with whom you want to spend however much time you have left.