Dating and Mate Selection'

Healing from rejection in romantic love

Healing from rejection in romantic love

Many people report great physical and emotional pain after a partner leaves. Some have viewed the reported suffering of jolted lovers as exaggerated, magnified and excessively dramatized depictions of loss. Are they indeed the reactions of [...]

Women can find love at any age

Women can find love at any age

Single middle-aged women who are interested in having a relationship with a man often wonder whether their desire is even worth pursuing.  Some have heard that older men seek younger women and feel defeated by the [...]

Are all the good men taken?

Are all the good men taken?

A common complaint of single women in midlife (45 years or older) is that “all the good men are taken.” This perception hinders them from finding a suitable and worthy mate after divorce or widowhood. It [...]

Choosing a mate should come from heart and head

Choosing a mate should come from heart and head

Choosing a mate is probably the most important life decision one ever makes. A good selection brings comfort, health and happiness – a poor one may lead to great misery. Yet, despite its gravity, there are [...]

Are prenuptial agreements heartless or loving?

Are prenuptial agreements heartless or loving?

Since today’s younger individuals marry later, the divorce rate in the U.S. is at 50 percent and remarriage is common, prenuptial contracts have gained greater prominence than they had in prior generations. For some, it is [...]

Why some men fall for the wrong women

Why some men fall for the wrong women

The fascination of nice men with unsuitable women is puzzling to observers. When desirable males are drawn to females for the wrong reasons they may pay a heavy price for their inexplicable choice. Factors affecting unwise [...]

Why some women fall for the wrong men

Why some women fall for the wrong men

Recent headlines of famous women who were betrayed by the men they loved and married, reawakened the age-old questions about the underlying dynamics of mate selection. Why are some women drawn to men who seem to [...]

Mate selection is important, but not fully understood

Mate selection is important, but not fully understood

Throughout life people make many important decisions. Who you choose as your life partner is probably the most crucial life choice of them all. Most common life options impact one segment of your life and may [...]