Dear Melissa, I keep running into non-committals! My dates are going great with this laid back warm and gentle kind man who I’m 100% attracted too. The chemistry is HOT and such a relief after my unloving marriage. He’s shared how crazy it feels to connect like we do. I have been seeing him for […]
How to Navigate the First 3 Dates So You Find Love Faster and Avoid Wasting Your Time
Have you ever spent hours on a first or second date, only to end up disappointed because you realize you’re not a match or he ghosts on you? Either way, it’s hard not to feel like you’ve wasted your time. It can weigh on your morale, start to make you feel jaded or tempted to […]
How to Tell If You’re “Too Picky” With Guys or Settling
“Am I being too picky with guys?” “How do I know if I’m settling??” I hear these questions in my client sessions often. These questions are very closely related because they stem from the same issue: unmet needs. If you’re passing on dating some men, it’s likely because you’ve seen or experienced with your date […]
Not a Priority in His Life? How to Turn It Around.
Dear Melissa, I have been dating a divorced dad for a little over 3 months. We live 45 minutes away from each other. He has 50/50 custody of his kids (11 & 14) I have full custody of mine (16 & 22). Since he got 50/50 (March 2019) we went from seeing each other three […]
My Boyfriend Doesn’t Have a Sex Drive. What Do I Do?
Dear Melissa, I am widowed after four years and I reconnected with a childhood friend two years ago. We are living together. He’s very generous and affectionate, but extremely low sex drive. I’ve had long discussions with him to let him know how it makes me feel and listened to his explanations. He claims spiritual […]
He’s Not Ready for a Relationship. Should I Wait or Move On?
Dear Melissa, My friend says his life is a mess after his high profile divorce. His divorce was finalized 9 months ago, and he has full custody of his kids. He is an amazing father, brother, son, and friend. We care for each other and are definitely attracted to the other. We have even kissed […]
What Should I Do If My Boyfriend Keeps Lying to Me?
Dear Melissa, Here’s my thing: I think my boyfriend is lying to me. I think he deletes all his ex’s texts. This has been going on for thirteen years, and I don’t think it will ever stop. The kids are old enough to tell him there is a problem. I’m not jealous of her but […]
When His Ex Is Manipulating Him Through His Kids
Dear Melissa, How do you deal with an ex-wife of your husband’s who likes to manipulate him through their children? -Someone Sweet
Frustrated with Internet Dating? Top 5 Ways to Find Your Life Partner Without a Computer
In a new trend, singles are becoming increasingly disillusioned with internet dating and seeking alternatives. With millions of singles using the internet and the promises and success stories of online matchmaking websites, I’ve heard the same thing over and over from singles across the country who are frustrated with internet dating- “It’s great to have […]
We Argue All the Time. Should I Continue in This Relationship?
Dear Melissa, I’ve been dating a divorced man for almost 5 years. He has a son. We are now having problems with almost everything we talk about. I’ve been dating a divorced man for almost 5 years. He has a son. We are now having problems with almost everything we talk about. My boyfriend isn’t […]