First Date “Taboos” That You Shouldn’t Listen To

First Date “Taboos” That You Shouldn’t Listen To

There’s so much dating advice on the internet these days, and some of it makes me cringe, especially when it comes to what not to do on a first date. The first date is particularly important because as much as you may text each other before the date, nothing matters...

Why Summer in Chicago is the Best Time for Love

As first posted in Time Out Chicago: “You can’t find love during summer in Chicago. People just want to hook up.” Have you ever heard this, or perhaps even said these words yourself? As a dating coach, I frequently hear this from my clients as summer approaches. In...

Four Love Lessons From The Bachelor

I know, I know…some of you are rolling your eyes at the title of my blog. Seriously, what can The Bachelor teach us about love? When the first season aired in 2002, I too thought, What are these women thinking? Where’s their self-respect? But when I watched this...

Dating Dos & Don’ts

I received a question from a reader: Dear Anita, I’m always single. I read advice online and my friends try to help me. What advice would you give me? I’d like to find love in 2015. – Single in San Antonio   Dear Single, I frequently get asked about my top...

Don’t Make This Dating Mistake

You finally met someone. You’ve had several email and text exchanges, and maybe you’ve even talked on the phone or had a date or two. You think this person is great, and you wonder if he could be “The One”? The only problem is, you barely even know the guy. Have you...