Category: Understanding Women

When To Have Sex: Which “Side” of You Decides?

Posted on 11/17/16 by delaine
dating sex after divorce , 30s, 40s, 50s. best blog

Originally published in 2011 As my divorced friend Ashley filled me in on a first date she’d just come back from, she was practically squealing.  Not only was her date funny, intelligent and very much a gentleman, she was super physically attracted to him.  “I kept reminding myself to stop staring at his chest,” she […]

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“Edging” – An Amazing Sexual Technique That Makes Women Go Wild

Posted on 11/08/16 by delaine
edging, orgasm, sex, make woman nuts,

Men, have you heard of the term “edging” before?  Do you want your woman to experience the most earth-shattering orgasms of her life, and look at you with stars in her eyes? Then make sure you are well-versed and practiced at “edging.” Edging is an artful technique that involves a man (or woman) bringing his/her partner […]

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Travelling Spouse: Prevent Your Relationship From Nose-Diving

Posted on 10/27/16 by delaine
husband out of town , strain on marriage

  When a spouse regularly works out of town, his (or her) return trips home usually spell stress and chaos on the home front.  Over time, resentment can easily grow around issues like downtime, chores, parenting and (lack of) sex.  Here are some tips and insights to keep your relationship on track. Downtime: He needs […]

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“I want a sensitive man.” No, You DON’T!

Posted on 10/25/16 by delaine
sensitive man, dating after divorce

“I want a sensitive man.”  It’s become a popular mating call by women these days, especially among women on the heels of a breakup or divorce.  Oftentimes their former partners were, as one divorcing woman put it, “as expressive as a piece of cement.”  Thus, the “sensitive man” —  a guy who’s in touch with […]

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Two Years Post-Divorce: Am I Forsaking Love to “Prove” Something?

Posted on 10/16/16 by delaine
divorced woman, wonder, forsake love, independent, hurt

  From the archives of I am Divorced Not Dead.com : originally posted in 2009 “You’ve proven that you don’t need a man, Dee,” said my best friend Hali as she put down her wine glass on the restaurant table.  “What I want to know is when are you going to stop proving it?” I […]

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Does Her “To-Do List” Make You Nuts?

Posted on 09/17/16 by delaine
understanding women, help make wife happy, to do list, chores, division of household tasks, she makes me nuts

Question from a reader: Hi Delaine, I’ve been divorced a couple of times and am now seriously dating a woman. The other day, she told me that if we were to get more serious, she’d expect me to complete her “to-do list” every evening after work.  I am tired after work and just want to […]

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Little Ways to Score Big Points With Your Woman

Posted on 09/17/16 by delaine
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Guys, this might run contrary to what you believe – but scoring big with women doesn’t have to entail huge trips or purchases.  In fact, big purchases and gestures, though lovely, don’t even satisfy her for long.  To women, little things count.  Big time.  Moreover, so does FREQUENCY. Here are some examples — try them out!!! […]

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“I Don’t Need A Man” – I’m Calling BS on This Catch Phrase Among Divorced Women

Posted on 01/28/16 by delaine
angry women, divorced, dating women, what's wrong with attitude, Delaine Moore, bestselling author, get over your anger hurt, coach, therapist

  (first published in 2012) Over the past three years since I got divorced, it is by far the most popular statement I’ve heard from women: “I don’t need a man”.  And it’s been said with passion.  Power.  Ownership.  As if it’s been earned. And I’ve heard it all over the place: from dinners with girlfriends…to […]

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