Over 40, Gay and Single: Entering Back Into the Dating Pool At MidLife

Navigating the dating world is difficult at any age.  When you no longer have youth on your side it can seem like and even more daunting task to date, especially if you've been out of the game and in a relationship.  As someone recently out of a three relationship with someone 6 years younger than me, one of my biggest concerns in the beginning (vain as it may have been) was that if we were to break up he'd still be sitting pretty in his youth and I'd be approaching the hill. 

Black Women and Asian Men At Disadvantage When Dating Online

Originally posted on The Star.com: “I’m open to dating women of all backgrounds,” he tells me. “Except for black women.”“I’ve just never been attracted to Asian men,” she says.

Uncomfortable yet? Unfortunately, the vast majority of singles I’ve worked with have clear racial preferences and biases when it comes to dating. Now that I’m four years into professional matchmaking, I’ve seen clear patterns emerge when it comes to race and attraction.

4 Types Of Friends You Need In Life

As you grow up, friendship is the thing that drifts away most easily. Work, vacation, relationships, family times — they’re all so important to life that it’s just hard to put friendship at a higher priority.  

Have you ever been at dinner at a friend’s home, you and your friends just didn’t have anything to talk about and had to force yourselves to just talk about something, like “so how have you been doing?”, or “oh the food is good…”?

Having Sex Once A Week The Equivalent of Getting A Raise On Your Job

Having sex at least once a week is the equivalent of earning an extra $50,000 per year, a new study suggests.

Anybody who’s happy with their sex life might not be shocked to hear that, but researchers wanted to pinpoint why, exactly, regular sex provides such a sense of well-being. So a group of University of Toronto researchers set out to do just that by conducting a few different experiments. Their results, which will be published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, suggest that it all comes down to cuddling.

Study Says Dating Apps Are Causing People To Lower Their Standards

You might think that when presented with a never-ending supply of potential suitors, people would be getting pickier.

After all, with a lot of dating websites like Match and eHarmony, users can specify almost everything they’re looking for in a partner, so why wouldn’t you be choosy?

New research has revealed, however, that people are in fact lowering their standards as a result of dating apps and sites.

7 Ways To Avoid Relationships With Toxic People

"I'm addicted to you, don't you know that you're toxic".  Britney Spears makes toxicity in a relationship sound good, however enter into relationships with toxic and negative individuals usually has adverse effects. We all know someone bright, talented and kind that has been decimated by relationships with narcissistic partners.

The Difference Between Being Ready For Love and Being Eager For Love

If you're lucky one day you'll fall deeply in love.

Study Says Decline In LGBTQ Suicide Due To Same Sex Marriage Legalization

The study, carried out across 17 years over 47 U.S states, saw the biggest drop among gay, lesbian and bisexual young people, with 14 percent less suicide attempts. It translates to roughly 134,000 fewer teens. As Forbes reports, it’s halfway to the government’s federal goal of reducing teen suicide by 10 percent in 2020. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15 to 24-year-olds, according to the U.S Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, with numbers rising significantly among LGBTQ people.

How It Feels To Date Someone You Know You Won't End Up With

Until you meet "the one" all the other people you date are fillers.  Sometimes you can sense right away that the person you're currently dating isn't the one you're meant to be with, and sometimes it takes a little bit longer.  Whenever it occurs its never a good feeling.

As someone who evetually wants to find a life partner, possibly get married, I date with that intent.  I have a difficult time understanding how other people manage to date people they know they aren't going to share their lives with.

Couple's London Engagement Is The Most Beautiful Thing You'll See Today

We love love and love seeing couples in love.  When I get engaged I want to have a documentary style video like this one to show my grandkids. Dustin and Alex say they met and the connection was instant and that one of the best things about their relationshipo is that they bring out the best in each other.