Have you ever had one of those weeks where you feel a little disconnected? I’m having one now. My match.com first meeting didn’t go very well last week. The date went well but the no-text-after isn’t working for me. Then the guy I thought I was going to have dinner with on Saturday night texted that he was having dinner with his dad. And that was that. Am I connecting with the wrong people? Do I not connect well with others? What can I do to make better connections? First, wh
A coworker joked that if I was in a room full of guys and they all made over $100,000 and only one made $40,000, I’d find the $40,000 man. Such is my plight. Why do I go after the underdog? It’s certainly not intentional. My last date was from match.com and there was no way of knowing what his income was. Sure enough, by my calculations, he’s at $40,000. It’s not that there’s anything wrong with a menial income, but at my age, 50, it impacts so many aspects of a relationship.
There's nothing like the joy of a first date. Whatever it is you decide to do for the big event, the main idea is to move beyond the level of friendship and find out if there's potential for a more intimate relationship. But don't let that description scare you! With an open mind (use the mantra "It's Just a F**king Date" from the bestselling book by that title) it could actually be fun. And by being present during your time together, you're better able to spot potential issu