I honestly felt I was the only one having struggles, so it really helped reading other people’s issues and how they dealt with them.

I have just begun online dating and your dating guide articles on this site have been a huge help to me!

You have really helped make me a lot more comfortable with online dating and helped me get started, thanks you very much! The initial opening email was hard and then to be unread-deleted was not as harsh a surprise when I was forewarned.

dating guide for woman-54

Perhaps alcohol comes to mind, or you may picture something darker.

The truth, however, is that there are many different types of addiction from which men and women suffer every day.

He sounded perfectly pleasant so we met up for a date in Manchester. For 17 years my sex life wasn’t up to much, so it was nerve-racking when I first got into bed with someone else. The first man I slept with after my husband was someone I met through a tennis club. I knew I didn’t want a long-term relationship with him — he wasn’t my type — but I did find him attractive, so we booked a proper date. Everyone who posts their picture online will have used one from at least ten or 15 years ago. I’ve turned up to several dates where I’ve walked into a restaurant, seen the man I’m supposed to be meeting, but he looks more like his father.

I was giving him some advice on property at his house and he asked: ‘So when are we going to have sex? It was funny because when we did go to bed, I told him I was shy, so I got undressed while he wasn’t in the room. I’m sure there must be men out there who think that log fires, red wine and walking along a beach are totally irresistible but nearly everyone of my age writes an online profile like this. Write something different, such as: ‘I love climbing mountains!

These addictions are experienced by the entire breadth of society, from the […] Read more Complacency is a continuous struggle that we all have to fight.

~ Jack Nicklaus You know how you sometimes (perhaps frequently) have that experience of something bumping up against you repeatedly and you feel the nudge to listen.

It’s like the universe is trying to tell you something, or to teach you a lesson, or […] Read more By Sarah Elizabeth Richards You want to look your best when you’re dating new people. In your head, you just have to buckle down on your calorie count for a few weeks or months, and you’ll look great in your tightest jeans or fitted leather […] Read more Emily Nunn’s new book The Comfort Food Diaries: My Quest for the Perfect Dish to Mend a Broken Heart is a memoir about a woman in the midst of grief.

In the wake of her brother’s death, her fiancé breaks up with her and her life falls apart. First, she moves […] Read more Dating can be exciting, exhilarating, and, naturally, nerve-wracking!

For many of us, Thanksgiving kicks off a season of celebration which doesn’t really seem to stop until sometime in January.