Want to Get Married? 5 Things to Do This Year

Plan now for having the time to be married which means time for courting and time for dating and probably means sacrificing something in your current agenda.

By: Janet Blair Page, PhD.

1. Stop whining

Lost and rotten relationships are last year’s mistakes now. You have or haven’t erred. Or the only thing you may have learned is whom to avoid. It’s time to curb the learning curve and stop analyzing your love past. There is no need for review, regret, or remorse. You have amassed enough object lessons in 2011. It’s time to get going.

Place a moratorium on …

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Dating With Children

The new woman was introduced to the kids within a few weeks — against professional counsel — and it made things hell.

By: Mary Jo Eustace

Internet dating, hookups, blind dates, and the odd booty call — how does this cornucopia of dating delights mesh with your role as a mom and caregiver to your kids? It all comes down to this: You can have the time of your life right now. After all, you are a consenting adult and chances are you have been through hell, but your kids don’t need to know anything about it.

For some …

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Starting to Date Again

Starting to Date Again

We know that the dating scene has changed considerably since we were younger. How will we know what is expected of us and what should we expect from our date?

By: Natasha Morgan

After years of being married or in a long time relationship most women find that starting to date again is daunting. Those of us in our middle-years who never expected to face this situation again are finding it extremely difficult.

We know that the dating scene has changed considerably since we were younger. How will we know what is expected of us and what should we expect …

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First Encounters … Not a Time for Fairytales

First Encounters — Not a Time for Fairytales

Statistics say men lie five times more often than women. Men are going to tell you they’re richer, stronger, taller and more important than the next guy to win your affections.

By: Simon Oaks

Everyone puts on a show to impress someone at the beginning of a relationship. You meet a guy, you feel a connection, and you want the connection to develop into something stronger. You don’t want him losing interest in you and moving on, so you exaggerate a bit to keep him interested. Guys get that. It’s only natural.

But first impressions count with guys. You shouldn’t …

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