Are you unlucky in love? Are you eager to meet Prince Charming? If you've become overly cynical about dating, you might be wondering whether or not it's a smart idea to take a break from dating. Perhaps some time and distance will give you the perspective you need.
While our moms tell stories of formal courtship, dating today is a whole different ballgame. There are no official rules we all abide by, and sometimes, it can be tough to tell where things are headed. If you've been dating someone for a little while without putting labels on your relationship, you may wonder whether it's safe to consider him your significant other — or if maybe he isn't so significant after all.
Common wisdom tells us ladies to make men wait for it. You know, monogamy before intercourse and all that jazz. But is it really true that you shouldn't be physically intimate with a man until you're in a committed relationship with him, or is it ever okay to let your hormones lead the way?
First dates can be pretty daunting. If only there was a way to guarantee success. Fortunately, we have some good news: there might be! In this video, dating coach, matchmaker and YourTango Expert Julianne Cantarella explains how you can be sure that your first dates go as smoothly as possible.
Let's face it, dating can be discouraging ... especially when the men you go out with all seem to disappear after two or three dates. Fortunately, help is on the way. In this video, dating coach, matchmaker and YourTango Expert Julianne Cantarella explains how to understand this all-too-common phenomenon.
If having your heart broken has caused you to put up emotional walls, it can be difficult to open up to a new relationship. Letting someone in is the last thing you want to do when you know it might only end in heartache. In this video, Dating Coach, Matchmaker and YourTango Expert Jasbina Ahluwalia explains how to let your guard down and let love in.
One of the benefits of being a woman is a keen sense of intuition. However, when it comes to dating, is it okay to rely on your gut instinct about a man, even if your sense is he's not relationship material after talking to him for under an hour? In this video, Dating Coach, Matchmaker and YourTango Expert Jasbina Ahluwalia says that in order to determine whether you're too quick to judge the guys you date, you should consider three things.
Dating is hard enough. Add an eating disorder into the mix, and it only gets doubly complicated. In this video, Relationship Expert Janie Lacy offers advice to someone struggling with bulimia who is afraid that her secret eating disorder will stand in the way of her love life.
Do you know exactly what kind of partner you're looking for? While it's almost always wise to know what you want, some experts insist that having a list of criteria for your future mate only sets you up for failure. After all, no one will ever meet every single standard ... or will they?
In this video, Relationship & YourTango Expert Jasbina Ahluwalia answers a reader's question: "I'm almost 40 and still single. What's wrong with me? Why can't I find a good man to settle down with?" 2 Lessons Single Women Over 40 Can Learn From Oprah
In part one of this video series, we met Rebecca, a 41-year-old woman who is looking to get back in the dating scene after taking 17 years off to focus on raising her daughter. She shared her struggles with getting back into dating and admitted that she would like to get married in the next four years.
In part one of this video series, we met Rebecca, a 41-year-old woman who is looking to get back in the dating scene after taking 17 years off to focus on raising her daughter. She shared her struggles with getting back into dating and admitted that she would like to get married in the next four years. How Do I Start Dating Again After 17 Years? (1 of 3)
Getting back into the dating scene can feel a little intimidating, especially if you haven't even tried seeing someone for almost 20 years! So, what can you do to get back in the game confidently? In this video, Dating & Relationship Expert and YourTango Expert Lori Pinkerton helps Rebecca, a 41-year-old woman who hasn't dated for the past 17 years.
After a breakup or divorce, you may take a time out from dating or starting a relationship with someone new in order to focus on yourself. But, when you're ready to get back into the dating scene, how do you know that your heart is ready too? In this video, Author & YourTango Expert Amy Spencer helps a reader who is ready to start dating again after being divorced for a year, but she's worried that her bad, past relationship habits are going to pop