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Valentine’s Day: Are you Seeing Red? Pink?

The Valentine’s Day marketing massacre starts days after Christmas. Towers of heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, buckets of long stemmed red roses and stacks of Valentine’s Day cards start filling the store’s display cases. Vitamin C for your heart Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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Online Dating 101: You must be present to win

Oh, no, you don’t! You cannot sign up for an online dating site and just sit back and hope to deluged with emails, paeans, love letters and accolades. You have to get in the game, Binkie. Rule #1. Put time … Continue reading

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Dating 101: First Date? Keep your guard up? Oh, yeah.

Don’t get your dating hopes up and let  your guard down. After the usual volley of e-mails, followed by the requisite flirty phone calls, it’s time for the face-to-face first date. Usually, it is an uncomplicated, relaxed coffee date. What … Continue reading

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Don’t be a doormat – Cheaters need not apply

  Q. What do you get when you cross a polyglot with a polyamorous? A. Someone who can cheat in six languages. playing cards “Date Watchers of San Francisco” is an animated and opinionated women’s group who meet to weigh in … Continue reading

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Dating 101: Does Sex changes everything?

  Dating at 50 or Back in the Saddle, again. When you re-enter the Dating Jungle – the lush, tropical, sultry, sexy jungle of dating – after an acrid, dry, desert of a dead marriage, you learn a lot.  Fast. … Continue reading

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Dating 101: Friends with good intentions and bad advice?

Johnny J. (divorced, engineer, father of three adult children) dated 15 women before he met Eileen. Small world: It turned out-many years earlier- they were both the same literature class in a local junior college. They hadn’t seen one another … Continue reading

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OurTime: One girl’s story of woe and whoa!

OurTime.com – A waste of time? One woman’s story of  dead ends and dead beats? The first 10 men to “wink” at her were from The A-states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, and Alaska. She said, “So very G. U.” (Geographically Unacceptable.) A bunch … Continue reading

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How to ruin a first date? Ask 50 questions – buzzkill!

No one would ever call Patrick (divorced, 57, 5’9, IP lawyer, Sausalito, tennis, chess, competitive Ping-Pong player, Scorpio) an ‘Easy Read.’ Some say he is complex with vague overtones of intense and unpredictable. Mutual friends thought he would a perfect match for my … Continue reading

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Match.com study reveals men prefer “Snuggling” over – pretty much everything

A recent analysis of Match.com Male Profiles (Ages 40-60, Never Married, Divorced, Widowed, within 1000 miles of California) indicates a very strong preference for the use of the word and the desire to “Snuggle.” See Samples Below: I hope you would like snuggling by … Continue reading

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The Date Watchers are single, over 50 and open to romance

The cadre of divorced women hovering around 50, call themselves The Date Watchers. They get together about once a week at the  Mill Valley Champagne Bakery and weigh in on dating. Topics discussed include dating at 50+, dating debacles and fantasies as … Continue reading

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