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. A divorce is really stressful and the last thing you need in your life is more stress. But, when you're ready to get back into the dating scene, how do you know that your heart is ready too?
After a painful breakup, there are plenty of ways to deal with the emotions you're feeling: you can cry them out, distract yourself from them or immediately try to replace them with happy thoughts. But, if it's months later and you still can't seem to shake those sad feelings or memories of your ex, what are you supposed to do?
In the pre-Internet age, getting over an ex was pretty straightforward. You took his picture off the mantel, avoided places he might be, and gave back that comfy sweatshirt you loved sleeping in (or possibly burned it). Nowadays, breaking up is a lot more complicated—Facebook and Twitter provide you with up-to-the-minute details about your ex's new life, your cell phone is full of pictures of the two of you together and your iTunes playlist still houses the "For My Greatest Love" playlist.
You've been single for a while now, focusing on yourself and the things that make you happy. You've reached the point where you're ready to get back into the field of dating again, but where do you start? Can you make the first move on a guy you like? Are you ready to just jump into a committed relationship? Ah!
When looking for a true life partner, what are the most important qualities he/she should possess? Is it attractive looks, a great personality, a solid professional life or something else? Dating Resolutions: 7 Qualities Of An Ideal Partner [EXPERT]
Do you find yourself at a point in your life where you've accomplished all of your career goals and aspirations, and can finally focus your attention on love? Are you scared or confused about how to make that transition and what you bring to the table?
A first date can be really nerve-wracking—you really want to impress your date and show off your best qualities, but you don't want to go overboard with what you do or say. In this inspirational video, Therapist/Mentor and YourTango Expert, Dr. Erica Goodstone addresses what's appropriate to reveal on a first date. She also points out the topics to absolutely avoid if you want the date to go well. Learn why the first impression you make is always the most important.
In the online dating game, wouldn't you like to be able to tell right off the bat if a guy will be a good match for you? Even better, don't you want to see the red flags in his profile before going on a bad date with him? These little signs can be the difference between finding someone who is relationship material or just meeting a player who is only after sex.