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Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe: 40 y/o men are ready to commit; Dating advice for recently divorced; Kids are boring

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In this episode, I interview Tinder co-founder and Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe whose insights on dating have me floored. For example, she confirms my hunch that men age 40 are ripe for the picking — they’re accomplished and ready for a cozy...

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Dating Advice: 7 Questions To Ask On The First 3 Dates

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Here’s some dating advice to help you determine if you’re truly ready to go after your goal of having a long-term, successful relationship:
Picture this: You’re on the 3rd date with someone you really like – and who seems to like you. Can you imagine yourself saying something along these lines?
I think it’s pretty clear we like one another – and I think you’re a terrific guy/girl. (more...)

Dating Advice: Mixed Signals Means She’s Mixed Up

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Here is an email from a reader (in his late-twenties and recently divorced) seeking dating advice. He is seeing a woman who is 7 years older than he is. The two have known each other for awhile, and she reached out to him when she heard he was divorced.
After she had reached out to me, I asked if we could get together over a drink/dinner to simply catch up. We ended up meeting for dinner the (more...)

HELP – It’s the Horrible Homework Hour!

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They’re home, they’re fed, the telly’s off and now it’s the Homework Horror Hour!
A recent survey carried out by the Government’s “Get On” Campaign reveals that 7 in 10 parents are wary of helping their children with their homework and are finding it increasingly difficult to understand and lend a hand in their children’s schoolwork.
Children live and learn in two worlds – home (more...)

Relationship Red Flags

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Sometimes we often get into relationships quickly without taking time to get to know one another and appreciate just being friends. These results often stem from one persons desire or longing to be in a relationship. Here are a few things you should lookout for in the early stages of a relationship to avoid an unavoidable downfall.
One of the first red flags are pet names! If the person you are dating begins calling you pet names too (more...)

A Key Component To Being Happy In A Relationship

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When it comes to being happy in a relationship, there are certain components necessary, such as being able to laugh together, liking each other, being kind to each other, and having a healthy sex life. But there’s one key component that I think feeds into all of these: respect. So, in honor of Aretha Franklin, here is this week’s Love Essentially, published in the Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, along with several other newspapers across the (more...)

Should I Keep Dating A Guy Who Isn’t Divorced Yet?

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I get a lot of questions from readers wondering if dating a guy who isn’t divorced yet is a good idea. Here are two:
An online prospect won’t go out with me until my divorce is finalized…
I’m heading into the permanent separation stage with the outcome being divorce. I have been married for 27 years and have two grown children. The last 10 years have been absolute misery. I (more...)

No Right Or Wrong Answers For When To Sell Your Ring And What To Do With The Money

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Ever wonder what other divorced women do with their engagement and wedding rings? People pretty much assume you either sell your ring, or put it in a jewelry box drawer, where it stays forever. Well, here are some real answers. For this week’s Love Essentially column, I asked a couple different Facebook groups, “What did you do with the money you got from selling your rings?” What was so interesting was, the responses were so (more...)

What Evidence Do I Need to File a Protective Order in Oklahoma?

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A protective order in Oklahoma is a document that is issued by a civil court that instructs another person that is abusing, stalking, or harassing you to cease their actions or face punishment by the court. 
There are two types of protective orders: temporary protective orders and permanent protective orders. A temporary protective order is put in place as an emergency and lasts until the permanent protective order hearing. A permanent protective order can last up to five (more...)

Robert Redford Retiring?!

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When I read in the news about Robert Redford retiring, I decided to celebrate him and his movies–mainly his romances, in this week’s Love Essentially.
There’s Nothing Like Those Robert Redford Romances
by Jackie Pilossoph for Chicago Tribune Media Group
As a young girl watching “The Way We Were,” I could never understand why Katie and Hubbell weren’t able to work things out. Their love seemed so strong, (more...)