With Thanksgiving arriving in a few days, I have been thinking about the importance of thankfulness and gratitude. Unfortunately, most of us don’t think about this on a daily basis. If we were to do so, we would find ourselves happier, more fulfilled and connected to people and things that…

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It’s that time of year again when we start to think about Thanksgiving and all the other holidays that will follow.  My first reaction is a positive one, thinking of all the things I am thankful for this year and every year.  But then, my thoughts immediately turn to the…

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Have you ever noticed that as the days get shorter, and the hours of sunlight lessen, your mood shifts?  When it’s bright and sunny everyone tends to be in a cheerful mood, but when fall turns into winter and Daylight Savings Time hits, you tend to get into a funk or even…

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Some people tend to view being single over 40 as a negative thing—there are the common stereotypes of the old maid, the spinster, the weirdo cat lady, or the loner old man. Back in the day, people were ashamed to say they were single after a certain age. And because…

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As a growing number of women continue to look for love over the age of 40, there are the same traditional complexities as well as new, more contemporary complications that they have to consider. Now that many women are financially independent and working full-time, the dating game has taken a…

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When you’re in your 40s, dating can be a little bit tricky to navigate. Many of us are getting back into the dating scene after taking a break (or yes, even going through a divorce) and aren’t used to the rules and subtle etiquette that goes along with meeting and…

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Many singles I know over the age of 40 ask me what the best ways to meet someone are. Well, my mother, who met my father when he came over to help her with her beach umbrella, always used to tell me to do everything you can, “because you never know where…

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If you’re dating over 40, you come to the dating scene with a lot of experience from your past loves and relationships. Sometimes that experience can work in your favor—you know what you want and are better at identifying when things are and aren’t working. Other times, however, your experience…

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If you’re one of the lucky ones, you’ll meet a lot of great men while dating in your 40s. But meeting the right man takes work, effort, and more than a little luck. Chances are that eventually, you’ll meet the man who wants to get married and have a long…

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If you’re still single over 40, it may be that you’re the best catch in the world and your time just hasn’t come yet. Or is it something deeper? As I speak to more people who are over 40 and single about their dating lives, I hear a lot of…

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