Dating Over 40: Why He's Not Asking You Out (Part 2)

Continuing from yesterday, it's important to make yourself memorable when you are dating. There are tons of women out there; you want to be the one he wants to know.When you follow this advice and get your story out in the right way, the guys who are good matches will take notice. They are getting to know you (sometimes) in one conversation…so make it count!   1. Get out that shiny stuff....more
This advice works well for the online dating scene as well as in real life!more

Dating Over 40: Why He’s Not Asking You Out (Part 1)

I can answer this in three words: You’re not memorable.That’s it.Whether it’s the hot man you had a nice chat with at the local coffee shop or the guy you had a great first date with, getting him to ask you out can take some skill.Yep, I said skill.You’re not 18 anymore, and the men you are interested in (or should be) are mature men of depth. They have busy lives (like you) and would probably rather be single than in a bad relationship (like you)....more

Standoffish? Doesn't seem so. Seems you figure they aren't right for you and you move on. It ...more

The Veil of Anger

Why is it that the people you love the most make you the angriest?!I could hear it in his tone—he was angry with me…again. We were on the phone talking about our days:“What did you do today?""Not much." "What are you doing right now?""Nothing." "What are your plans for the weekend?""Don’t know yet.” He was clearly avoiding whatever it was that was really wrong....more

I aint sayin' she a gold digger...But if the shoe fits...Well...

Money, as the saying goes, is the root of all evil.For me, it's also the root of all happiness.Yep, I'm a (designer) flag-waving, (platinum) card-carrying Gold Digger. And proud of it....more

5 Things You Need to Know About the ‘New’ Bachelor, Brad Womack

By Kari Arneson for Cupid's Pulse...more

The scent of a man

The scent of a man In one of the countless books that I've read on the subject of dating . ....more

Kristen McGuiness Talks About Going on 51 Dates in 50 Weeks

By Kari Arneson for Cupid's Pulse...more

Is the first date too soon to talk about sex?

“I don’t think this is a great first date conversation,” I said. “Why not?” He said chuffed, like my willingness to talk about sex with him was an indication of my willingness to have sex at all. Somehow our conversation about movies had lead us to the kind of woman who withholds sex in her relationship and uses it as a bargaining chip to get what she wants.  My date last night thought this was a good opportunity to segue into a pop quiz about how often I think a couple should be doing it....more

The Search for Mr. Fabulous: Only My Grandmother...

"I was watching that movie you like...you know, the one with Mr. Darcy? Yeah. And I thought of you." [pause] I begin to smile, thinking my grandma is referring to me one day meeting my very own Mr. Darcy. "You know, when her friend marries that bad guy and she says 'I'm 27 years old, I'm a burden to my parents, what choice do I have?'" Blank, gaping-mouth stare as I try to comprehend what my grandmother has just said. ...more