dating after divorce

  1. Relationships

    Things you should never say to someone who's been cheated on

    "She must really put out." Oh. My. Word. When my husband of over two decades slept with someone at work and I found out about it, a...
  2. Dating

    A 43-year-old's 48 hour experience on Tinder

    My 22-year-old son is on Tinder and thought I should try it. He and I both knew it would be kind of a joke, and sort of funny, we...
  3. Dating

    Could a man's dog reveal his hidden personality traits?

    Looking back on the last three guys I dated, I could have saved myself a lot of time and trouble by paying closer attention to their...
  4. Dating

    When sex starts to feel like another item on our to-do list

    Recently a friend was venting to me about her husband's nonstop, daily hints about sex. She works, she's a college student and she...
  5. Dating

    Is there anything more awkward than the time and place of a first kiss?

    First dates are a mess — a big, huge, filthy, uncomfortable mess. Just give me a set of stirrups, a small, cold room and a...
  6. Dating

    That confusing moment when your ex-boyfriend asks you out

    So I'm cruising along in my blissful single life, when an ex-boyfriend asked me out. He sucks at being in a relationship, but I like...
  7. Dating

    The moment I knew it was time to start dating again

    If you are a regular reader of my column, you know that several months ago I placed myself in a dating timeout. Something happened...
  8. Dating

    I think my crush might be gay

    I used to brag about how awesome my "gaydar" was — my ability to figure out if someone was gay or not. I don't do that anymore. I...
  9. Dating

    My ex-husband’s mistress is a drunk: Why I still didn’t win

    When my ex told me after 20 years of marriage that there was someone else, all I heard about was how he wasn't happy and that his...
  10. Relationships

    Myths about dating after divorce

    Max 5 stars
    My Rating
    Whether you feel complete angst or absolute freedom when it comes to your divorce, one thing remains constant: Divorce isn't easy....
  11. Dating

    A reformed "friends with benefits" naysayer

    When I first rejoined the dating community after 20 years of marriage, I was appalled by the "friends with benefits" idea that...
  12. Dating

    My brilliant solution to date better men

    Max 5 stars
    My Rating
    Meeting someone organically, falling head over heels in love with them and spending the rest of your life together has always been...
  13. Dating

    Why I'm giving up dating and proud of it

    Max 5 stars
    My Rating
    I've met women over the years who have said, "I don't date." I always thought that was so bizarre. How could someone end up so...
  14. Dating

    Holidays with your new guy don't have to be awkward

    If you're coming off a divorce and this is your first holiday season single, it can be an incredibly challenging time. If you've got...
  15. Dating

    Can men and women really be friends?

    Can men and women be friends? It's a question that has plagued the sexes since the first man and woman went for their little stroll...
  16. Dating

    Text messages: Hidden clues about his personality

    Max 5 stars
    My Rating
    Texting has become one of the most popular forms of communication and can tell you a lot more about a guy's personality than you may...
  17. Dating

    The rules to dating a separated man

    Max 5 stars
    My Rating
    We don't exactly advocate dating a separated man. But if you're determined to go down that road, here are the rules to live by.
  18. Dating

    My new guy doesn't like my kids

    Max 5 stars
    My Rating
    Something has occurred to me four years after my divorce that is going to seem really obvious, but I have just started to figure it...
  19. Dating

    Why I've imposed a one-month-before-sex rule

    Max 5 stars
    My Rating
    Right after my separation from my ex, having been with the same person for over 20 years, I was ready to make up for lost time. I...
  20. Dating

    When a kiss isn't just a kiss

    So you're making out with a guy and you're thinking about what his method of kissing reveals about his personality, right? No....