If you’re an older woman getting back in the dating game, it can be daunting to decide if someone is the right age for you. And more often than not, the question is, “Is he too young for me?” If you’re an older woman dating a younger man, is it doomed from the start or […]Read more »
Smart and beautiful, with a contagious smile, Lisa Reingold found herself stuck in a messy romance. The only guy in her life at the time was trying to date both her and another woman. Despite her obvious displeasure and disinterest in the whole situation, Lisa was surprised with her own reluctance to say “Sayonara” and move on with her life.
She kept thinking, wondering, maybe even wishing that the man would change, that something in his mind would switch paths and that he’d suddenly or slowly start heading toward the kind of commitment she’d been searching for.Read more »
Coming out of an 18-year hostile marriage, Suzi Quillen was looking for a clear path to some kind of future happiness. Two priorities at the top of her list were 1) Discover the strength and beauty she had been repressing inside herself and 2) Find out what a healthy relationship would feel like. But, with a lifetime of social anxiety disorders and three teenage children, this kind of self-improvement wasn’t going to come easy.
For over 4 years post-divorce, Suzi was in a satisfying relationship with a Mr. Quality Casual…but…
Taking Concrete Steps to Reinventing Yourself
James Mitchell suffered with shyness. From a fear of raising his hand in class as a child to a fear of approaching women as a man, he had been through all the stages of shy behavior. In his search for love, Online Dating was his safety net. He felt secure enough to talk to women from the safe confines of his own home, but expected very little from live interactions. James felt stuck, moving from one inconsequential online-born relationship to another, and he felt incapable of getting un-stuck. He was buying into his own excuses (there’s no one in LA for me, there’s too much superficiality here, etc).Read more »
Love Has This Way of Coming When You Least Expect It…
But this time Joanne had dating expert Marni Battista and she was ready!
She wasn’t looking for him and suddenly there he was: ‘eye-candy’ jogging on the beach. He was running straight towards her. Her heart skipped a beat and she took a peek behind her, wondering what he was looking for. Apparently, as he explained later, she was sitting on his ‘favorite rock’. A brief conversation and surprise kiss ensued, and now she is thriving in her healthiest, happiest relationship in years (with talks of marriage!)…Read more »
Even if the chemistry you are feeling on a first date is out of this world, it’s probably best to hold off on sleeping with someone (no matter how awesome he may be). Although some relationships do last, whether or not you sleep with someone on the first date, Dating with Dignity has a few smart reasons not to […]Read more »