Category: Concerns & Fears

Talking Dating & Sex After Divorce on CTV's The Social

Posted by Delaine - April 3, 2014 - Between the Sheets, Concerns & Fears, Cougars & Single Moms, Dating & Sex, Internet Dating, Longing...and Learning, slideshow, Women's Sexuality delaine moore, the social ctv, dating expert, divorce coach, The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom, Calgary author, book to movie, dating and sex after divorce, divorce coach, divorce blog, tips, insights, how to, great new books, memoir
dee and gals from The Social  Talking Dating & Sex After Divorce on CTV

I had the amazing opportunity on April 2 to go on CTV’s daytime talk show, The Social, to talk about the challenging world of dating and sex after divorce. I can’t embed it yet here, cause it’s not yet uploaded to YouTube. But at the very least, I want to provide you with the link […]

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Ask Coach Delaine: “Why is my newly-divorced boyfriend retreating from me?”

Posted by Delaine - September 27, 2013 - Concerns & Fears, Dating & Sex, Fears & Challenges, Healing, Loving & Trusting, Phases/ Stages, Relationships, Single Dads, slideshow divorced man happy or hurting divorce moving on coping
divorcing man help sad angry trying to move on  Ask Coach Delaine: “Why is my newly-divorced boyfriend retreating from me?”

Question: Hello Delaine, I have been happily dating a separated man for the past year as he finished up his divorce.  His divorce was finally finalized last month. They were married for over 20 years and according to him, it wasn’t a good marriage. I’ve noticed, however, that ever since the divorce came through, he’s […]

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8 Flashing Warning Signs: Dating The Separated Man

Posted by Delaine - April 30, 2013 - Concerns & Fears, Cougars & Single Moms, Dating & Sex, Phases/ Stages, Understanding Men/Women
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He says his marriage is long over.  He says he’s ready to date again.  But would it be wise for you – a woman who is ultimately seeking a serious relationship – to throw caution to the wind and dive right in? I’d definitely say, “No way.” Getting involved with a separated man usually comes […]

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Are You And Casual Sex A Good Fit Right Now?

Posted by Delaine - April 29, 2013 - Between the Sheets, Concerns & Fears, Dating & Sex, Sexual Issues & Kinks, Women's Sexuality
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So right now, even the idea of entering a serious relationship may be enough to make you shudder — you just know you aren’t ready. At the same time, however, your hormones might be screaming loud and strong:  Give me sex, I want sex, I need sex sex sex! But is casual sex something you really want to […]

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Living Vacariously: Dating & Sex Books for the Divorced

Posted by Delaine - January 30, 2013 - Between the Sheets, Concerns & Fears, Cougars & Single Moms, Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches, Internet Dating, Longing...and Learning, On Writing My Book, Relationships, Sexual Issues & Kinks, Understanding Men/Women, Women's Sexuality
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Done With Fifty Shades of Grey….NOW What? By Zlata Faerman A good friend of mine recently told me, “Reading Fifty Shades of Grey literally changed my sex life.” When I asked her to explain further (even though, duh, I’m reading it too, so I get it), she said that she’s hasn’t felt so sexually charged […]

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The Many Degrees of ‘Man Craziness’: Is It time to Break the Habit?

Posted by Delaine - November 3, 2012 - Concerns & Fears, Dating & Sex, Longing...and Learning, Phases/ Stages
divorced woman man crazy obsessed delaine moore dating  The Many Degrees of ‘Man Craziness’: Is It time to Break the Habit?

A lot of divorced women – myself included – go through a ‘man crazy’ phase in the aftermath of divorce. By ‘man-crazy’ I mean some part of them is always thinking about, worried about, or eagerly daydreaming about some guy they plan to meet, want to meet, or hope to meet. There are many different […]

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Two Men in One Weekend (Gulp)

Posted by Delaine - March 24, 2012 - Between the Sheets, Concerns & Fears, Cougars & Single Moms, Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches, Single Moms, Social Barriers & Change, Women's Sexuality
two lovers one weekend after divorce delaine moore  Two Men in One Weekend (Gulp)

Oh my God, I am so paranoid. I just can’t seem to escape it. Might as well go ahead and write on my tombstone: Loving mom,dedicated friend, Had sex with two different men in one weekend, Devoted her life to worrying about it. But now that a few days had past since last weekend’s promiscuity, […]

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Is Your Dating Mindset SMART or Self-Sabotaging?

Posted by Delaine - February 27, 2012 - Between the Sheets, Concerns & Fears, Cougars & Single Moms, Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches, Internet Dating, Longing...and Learning, Phases/ Stages, slideshow, Support & Girlfriends, Understanding Men/Women, Women's Sexuality dating help after divorce women
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On the heels of recent  letters I’ve received from divorced women –  many who’d just finished reading my memoir –  it really struck me how we all share many of the same fears and challenges as we attempt to date after divorce:  How do I know I’m ready, how do I handle rejection, how do […]

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“The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom”

Posted by Delaine - September 6, 2011 - Between the Sheets, Concerns & Fears, Cougars & Single Moms, Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches, Infidelity, Internet Dating, Longing...and Learning, On Writing My Book, Sexual Issues & Kinks, Social Barriers & Change, Strong Mind & Spirit, Women's Sexuality
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So I’m knee-deep into the publishing process on my upcoming memoir, which is slated for release in Spring 2012. And my publisher, which is the feminist publisher Seal Press, has changed the title of it.  It’s now: The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom. (gulp)….A little more in-your-face than its original title,  ”A Woman’s […]

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Beware the Loose, Wrinkly, Lopsided Vulva!

Posted by Delaine - September 5, 2011 - Career & Money, Concerns & Fears, Dating & Sex, Loving The Skin You're In, Women's Sexuality
wrinkly ugly unacceptable vagina vulva  Beware the Loose, Wrinkly, Lopsided Vulva!

So apparently the look and feel of our vulvas/vaginas are one more thing we’re to concern ouserlves with as we reconstruct our lives and selves after divorce. Haven’t you heard?  We’re supposed to be as pretty and symmetrical as a text-book drawing.  Are you a little one-sided?  Stretched out?  Perhaps a little dangly?

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“She Had Wild Sex With Multiple Partners”: Should he be worried?

Posted by Delaine - July 4, 2011 - Concerns & Fears, Fears & Challenges, Loving & Trusting, Relationships, Sex
divorced woman sex multiple partners delaine moore  “She Had Wild Sex With Multiple Partners”: Should he be worried?

If a woman experiences wild sex with multiple partners after divorce, is she less apt to be faithful in her next relationship? This question was at the core of a recent letter I received from a reader.  “We’ve been together for over a year and a half,” he wrote. “We have a fantastic sex life, […]

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One-Night Stands & Selfish Men

Posted by Delaine - June 26, 2011 - Between the Sheets, Concerns & Fears, Dating & Sex, Understanding Men/Women, Women's Sexuality
stud sex men and one night stands  One-Night Stands & Selfish Men

Most women know – and men will even admit -  that a lot of men are selfish when it comes to one-night stands:  they’re in it only for their own sexual satisfaction and couldn’t care less about the woman’s. This unfortunate realization hit home hard for a client of mine last week.  She went over […]

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Are Your Frustrated As H*** With Dating?

Posted by Delaine - June 13, 2011 - Concerns & Fears, Dating & Sex, Internet Dating
bad dates divorce frustrated1 300x142  Are Your Frustrated As H*** With Dating?

Over the past four years since divorcing I’ve gone through many bouts of frustration – and disgust – with the opposite sex as I dated again.  You name the venomous feeling and I think I either thought it, or said it aloud, about the opposite sex, Ie:   “At the core, all men are simpleminded pigs“;  […]

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The ‘Dating Dance’: First Time Phone Calls & Leaving Voicemails

Posted by Delaine - March 22, 2011 - Concerns & Fears, Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches
stud player dimitri 200x300  The ‘Dating Dance’: First Time Phone Calls & Leaving Voicemails

Without a doubt, making a first time phone call to a woman ( or man) can be somewhat of a nerve-wracking experience.  Especially if we get his/her voicemail when we call.  Should we/shouldn’t we leave a voicemail?  What if we get tongue-tied or stutter?  What if he/she doesn’t call us back – should we try again? A […]

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