Dating and Mate Selection'

Dating later in life is tough but rewarding

Dating later in life is tough but rewarding

The experience of dating is challenging at any age, but may be even more so for older people who are dating again. One may think that age, life experience, perspective and wisdom gained throughout the years [...]

Marriage is a head and heart choice

Marriage is a head and heart choice

Marriage choice is a complex and important process. Some people are swept off their feet with attraction, excitement and emotions while others think and weigh and decide that this mate is a good marriage choice. Since [...]

When you date the unfit to commit

When you date the unfit to commit

A lifelong commitment to one partner is a scary undertaking even for those who are madly in love with each other. We are all familiar with the sight of a pale and shaken groom, the unsure [...]

To commit or not to commit?

To commit or not to commit?

Everyone knows at least one person who has struggled with committing to a relationship. Some people have repeated difficulties with making a permanent choice of a mate. Our culture promotes relationships, love and couples. It starts [...]

The successful woman’s search for Mr. Right

The successful woman’s search for Mr. Right

Why do highly accomplished single women report having difficulties in finding suitable mates? The common explanation is that many men are intimidated by high -powered women and prefer to select women who allow the men to [...]

Getting back together after ending a relationship

Getting back together after ending a relationship

Can “recycled” relationships succeed? Can couples who used to date or have been married and divorced re-create a new, successful, permanent bond? This question arises in counseling by couples who desire to be together again, though [...]

Breaking up is hard to do

Breaking up is hard to do

“Why do I feel so much pain? I was the one who ended our dating.” Interestingly, both partners deal with emotional turmoil after a relationship ends. Though it is more common for the partner who was [...]

How to follow your intuition in love

How to follow your intuition in love

We all have an inner voice of wisdom- also called intuition. Stray from it and you will regret it. Follow it and you will thrive. In courtship- we know who is right or wrong for us. [...]