I want to talk about something that strikes a nerve when the subject of dating comes up. Money. You might wince a little at the word, especially if you've struggled with money at any point in your life. I remember when I was 22, standing in line at the grocery store, choosing between a $1.99 bottle . . .
A friend of mine recently reached out to me about another friend - let's call him Jake. Jake had fallen for a woman he met online, who seemed perfect for him. She was smart, pretty, funny, kind - they had amazing chemistry. There was just one problem: her dating deal-breaker. Money. $$. The root of . . .
I wrote a post a while back about gold-diggers, which is still getting a lot more hits on my blog than any post since. In it, I asked the question: is it wrong for successful women to want men with ambition and financial stability? Now, I'm friends with single women who have good careers, nice . . .
A quote from the beginning of one of my favorite books, Second Acts: "Often people attempt to live their lives backwards: they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they really want so that they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must . . .
I've talked about who pays for a date before, but I recently got a question from a reader that makes me want to discuss this again. Feel free to weigh in with your opinions. In my experience, money is a touchy subject. No less touchy when it comes to dating. His note said: As a guy I'm used . . .
I was doing my daily Google search when I discovered a new dating study (surprise!) by UKDating.com...apparently, the average woman dates 24 men before she finds the "right" one. The first thing I thought when I read this statistic was...huh? Only 24? I've dated 24 people in a night if you . . .