Dating and "The Silent Treatment": How Do You Deal?

The dreaded silent treatment.Is there anything worse or more uncomfortable than the morning after an amazing date? Your phone hasn't rung or buzzed once with a cute message or a quick "good morning". It just sits on your nightstand mocking you.  You check it like grandma used to check her kettle on the stove. And we all know what they say about a watched kettle...UGGGH!...more
Adelewishnot Don't get frustrated. Have fun with online dating until it's not fun anymore. ...more

Disappointed- Loss of Attraction

So you get married.  You are both young and determined.  Things are going very well.  You are working together toward your goals.  You are both physically fit.  You both want the same things: kids, home and you even want the same breed of dog.  How is all this possible?  It is almost nirvana until someone gains a great deal of weight.  The scenarios cited are not gender specific.   Spouse A:“This is not what I signed up for.  You are not the same person.  You have given up your high standards....more

3 Tips for Online Dating Newbies

Gone are the days where you have to physically place yourself in a position to meet the man of your dreams. Online dating has become one of the primary ways of meeting new prospects for singles on the go....more

4 Red Flags to Never Ignore in a Potential Partner

Dating can be a stressful process, especially if you’re looking for something long term. In the beginning your time is spent getting to know your potential partner....more

Win a One Year Birchbox Subscription!

What better way to  celebrate the last months of summer than with a reading a book by the pool and winning a ONE YEAR subscription to Birchbox?  Birchbox delivers high-end beauty, grooming, and lifestyle samples once a month, customized just for you. (Birchbox is not at all affiliated with me or the book and this is not a paid promotion. I just love their boxes and thought it would be a cool prize to give.)...more

Can We Be Smart & Pretty?

Finding a guy who didn't mention my father's name

In 2002, my father "Angelo Venuto" had a hit song come out on wKTU radio.  Dance Remix - L'Italiano.  I was 17 turning 18 at the time (I am now 29).  We would take a limo to all of the local clubs every weekend and watch him perform. My sister, cousins, and my friends loved it too. I was 17 going to clubs that were 21 and over.  He had  about a good 10 yr run singing at clubs. He had about 3 or 4 dance songs out on the radio. It was great. I felt awesome. But then I started DATING....more

3 Common Online Dating Mistakes For Men Over 50

Curious about the 3 common online dating mistakes for men over 50?  1. Trolling for women in their 20’s and 30’s2. Assuming a 28 yr. old woman would prefer themover a 20, 30, or  even 40-something3. Refusing to consider dating women their own age or older     Well the 1st one SHOULD be they need a big CLUE.  Possibly a bit harsh, it's not on the list.  ...more

"I'm Talking to Someone"- What Does that Mean?

I think its safe to say today’s dating world is more complex than ever. Despite the countless means of communication available at our fingertips, it seems that communication is at an all time low. Every day there seem to be new terms and phrases created around relationships, dating, and sex, yet there is little to no clarification of what they actually mean. This is complicated for people like myself because I believe that dating should be very simple. Boy likes girl, girl likes boy, they get together, etc....more

NOT a Happy Camper

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