Dating Advice #120 - Waiting for the 'L' Word

He's got baggage and is holding back emotionally. Her family says it's time to get out. Should she stick around?

Dating Advice #118 - Dowdy and Unkempt

She's still wearing the same ill-fitting clothes she wore in high school. Is there any hope?

Dating Advice #117 - Ultimatum Time

Oops! She forgot to tell him that she's dating in order to get married.

Dating Advice #115 - Border Conflict

The future in-laws oppose their daughter moving out of town. Is this a control issue?

Dating Advice #114 - Trying to Get it Right

He's still trying to get clear the basic issues of attraction and shared values.

Dating Advice #113 - Check List

Imagine your ideal image of a spouse -- and then discard that image.

Dating Advice #112 - Second Fiddle?

If you marry someone with kids, where does that put you on the totem pole?

Dating Advice #109 - The Missing Spark

Hollywood tells us that a relationship needs romance, fireworks and sizzle. But is that reality?

Dating Advice #108 - Leaving the Nest

Some bad energy at her parents' house has him worried. Is this what their future marriage will look like?

Dating Advice #107 - Fertility Fears

With the clock ticking, she wants to become a mother before finding a husband/father.

Dating Advice #104 - Dealing with the Ex-husband

They're both divorced with children, and living in distant cities. Can this work?

Dating Maze #106 - Blind Wedding

She's never met her fiance, and he refused to say hello to her parents on the telephone. Anyone detect a problem?!

Dating Advice #103 - Getting a Late Start

Already well into her 30s, she's now looking for her first serious courtship. And she's terrified.

Dating Advice #102 - Too Many Choices

When it rains, it pours. He's got 3 women lined up ready to get married. Which one should he choose?

Dating Advice #101 - Break-up Lessons

The crash-and-burn of his first long-term courtship is full of important lessons for the future.

Dating Advice #100 - Single Mom

She's trying to put the confusion of divorce behind her, manage the kids, and start dating again. Will it work?

Dating Advice #99 - "The Ticking Clock"

At age 31, she wants to finish her education before getting married. Is that a mistake?

Dating Advice 97 - Shaving Off 10 Years

He lied about his age in the dating profile, and has yet to fess up. Should she call him on it?

Dating Advice #95 - Sharing the Load

Is it better to keep score, or just to give freely with no expectation of return?

Dating Advice #94 - Smoldering Ex-Flame

He's still friends with a woman he used to date, and it's making his new date batty.

Dating Advice #92 - Unrequited Love

He's infatuated with a woman at work. She'd rather ignore him. Now what?

Dating Advice #91 - The Sneakers and Bag-Lunch Date

He's terminally cheap. Could that have anything to do with his lack of success in dating?

Dating Advice # 89 - "Jilted!"

She traveled 7 hours for a date, and he didn't show up. Or maybe he did...

Dating Advice #88 - Does Love Conquer All?

Her date has a lot of problems, but she is determined to make this work, no matter whatever it takes.

Dating Advice #86 - Parents at War

His parents are convinced the wedding should be cancelled, and they're going to war to prove it.

Dating Advice #85 - Lack of Communication

Her boyfriend doesn't listen carefully enough, and she loses her cool. How can she keep control while getting her needs met?

Dating Advice #83 - Too Good To Be True

Projecting an image that is too cool and successful, may send your dates running away.

Dating Advice #82 - Glaring Red Flags

He may be a narcissist, or a control freak. In the meantime, he treats her like a queen and she doesn't want it to end. What's the long-term prognosis?

Dating Advice #81 - Pre-Occupation Hazards

When someone is pre-occupied with an outside relationship, is there room for dating to fit in?

Dating Advice #80 - Transpo Etiquette

The guy acted like a boor and now she wants to know: Is he a diamond in the rough, or just too selfish to care.

Dating Advice #79 - Parents at Home

She's lonely, but can't imagine getting married since it will mean leaving her parents alone. How can she deal with this guilt-trip?

Dating Advice #78 - The Perfect Fit

She is the Super-Woman, but can't find the Super-Man. The clock is ticking and she's getting impatient...

Dating Advice #77 - Excess 'Ex' Baggage

He says he loves her, but he still seems emotionally tied to his ex-wife. Is it worth sticking around?

Dating Advice #76 - Why Doesn't He Call?

After one date, the guys never call back. Is it her weight -- or some deeper message she's putting out?

Dating Advice #75 - International Hook-up

It's the old problem of knowing when to take the leap. But with a new twist -- he's on the other side of the globe.

Dating Advice 74 - No Second Date!

After one date, he's had enough. But what's the best way to let her know that?

Dating Advice #73 - Compromising Values

She wants a Jewish family, but she's fallen for a non-Jewish guy. Now it's time to make the big decision.

Dating Advice #72 - Breaking the Barrier

Singles in their 40s have a unique set of dating challenges. Sometimes the answer is found by looking in the mirror.

Dating Advice #71 -- Emotional Connectivity

These newlyweds never laid the foundations for emotional intimacy and sharing deep thoughts. Now how do they start the process?

Dating Advice #70 - Off-Line Maneuvers

Online, the light is green. But making the transition to the real world has been a dismal failure.

Dating Advice #68 - "El Cheapo?"

She's looking for generosity, but he's not financially forthcoming. How does she deal with these dynamics?

Dating Advice #67 - Newlywed Blues

Now that she's married, she's thinking back how life was better as a single. Is there a way out of these doldrums?

Dating Advice #66 - When Will I See You Again?

Two readers, same problem: They can't get someone to commit to the next date!

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