The Perfect Catch with Christine Baumgartner

Christine is a renowned relationship coach who has worked with Dr. John Gray at and who brings to her practice more than 25 years as a dating counselor and wedding planner. Her work guiding brides and couples through one of the most emotional and stressful situations of their lives inspired her to focus on what happens before marriage.

Men Love Competitive Sports in a Different Way than Women

 You’ve probably heard the term “football-baseball-golf widow,” meaning “the men” are gone for an entire day (or weekend, or week) to participate in and/or watch sports. And even if they’re not gone — they might still be in the house watching their favorite sport on TV — it can feel like they’re gone. I understand there […]

Confused Husband

One Christmas, my husband purchased the same gift for me that he purchased for his daughter, Bree. Now I’m sure you can all see the potential problems with this – so you’ll probably be surprised to hear we were both quite happy with the gift.

4 Suggestions for Great Dating and Relationship Advice

I seem to have one of those faces that puts people (even strangers) at ease, and because of this I end up in interesting conversations with people at parties, on airplanes, in movie lines, etc.

Coaching for Women Who Ask Me Where to Meet Single Men

As a dating and relationship coach I’m asked this question frequently, “Where can I meet single men?”

GPS and Dating

We all love our GPS devices. They get us from one place to another on a daily basis. No more wrong turns. No more going in circles. We now have a tool that clearly lays out the best route for us.
So, you ask me, What on earth does my GPS device have to do with the dating process?

What is it about Me?

So, then I asked myself, “What about them was attractive (enough) for me to go out with them?” Not as easy to answer. Perhaps it was because he was the only one to ask me out? Maybe I thought he was good looking? Or did I think that because I was so terrific, he would turn into a different person?

The Pajama Game

So, with this blog, my goal is to write from a more personal place. I’d like to take “the pajama point of view,” a concept that comes from a family story.