Tag: friends dating

  • Alpha male — or just jerk?

    Is seems universal that people find confidence attractive. But at what point does self-assurance cross the line to arrogance and thus become unattractive? This week I was contacted by a self-described alpha male. These men are typically proud to be dominant, “my way or the highway” kind of guys. They consider compromise wimpy. They often […]

  • Being Kermit

    For decades men have been disparagingly referred to as frogs. The opposite of a prince. But what if you are being frog-like? Not in behavior, but in voice.

  • Are you like a Tootsie-pop?

    “A Tootsie-pop? Really?” you say. You know, the kids’ treat. “How can I, an accomplished, midlife woman, be like a Tootsie-pop?” you ask. Good question. Let me explain.

  • Dating resolutions for 2012

    Resolutions are not just declarations of what you wish you could accomplish. They are firm decisions, according to the dictionary. So as we enter 2012, what commitments, pledges and promises do you make to yourself about your dating activities? Here are mine to get you started:

  • Do you feel loved at the holidays?

    The holidays can feel lonely if you don’t have someone with whom to enjoy the season. No matter what you celebrate — or maybe you don’t celebrate anything — December is filled with reminders to be with loved ones. What if you really miss having a special someone? You like to snuggle in front of […]

  • Men, dating and shiny objects

    You’ve exchanged a few fun, interesting and engaging emails with a new guy from an online site. Maybe you’ve also had a satisfying phone call or two. He promises to call again in the next few days. He says he likes talking to you and wants to get together. Then…

  • Join special webinar w/DG and Dr. Suzanne Doyle-Morris

    Finding and Dating Men Comfortable with a Female Breadwinner Dec 12m 12:00pm PST/3pm EST, 8pm GMT; 9pm CET$47/£29 In this frank and lively webinar, two thought leaders will delve straight into the heart of what it means to find and keep love for high-earning professional women. Dr. Suzanne Doyle-Morris and the Dating Goddess will share […]

  • Mr. Wong assists in search for Mr. Right

    After a long search for your perfect match, you’d welcome help — any help — finding him. You’d do nearly anything to speed up your quest. This was my feeling last week when I found myself at Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin Temple. It is famed for the many prayers answered: “What you request is […]

  • When the other woman is grandkids

    Most of us would be hurt and disappointed if our man cheated with another woman. We would feel betrayed. But what if the object of our love’s attention wasn’t a woman — but his young grandchild?

  • Does he make requests or demands?

    You can tell a lot about someone’s mindset by his word choice. How does he express his thoughts? By conscious, considerate language? Or disrespectful speech?

  • The sex shark

    Right or wrong, a popular belief about sharks is that they are always hungry; always on the hunt. I’ve come across men who seem to have a similar unquenchable appetite — for sex.