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NATURAL HEALTH and Half-Oranges

I loved this recent mention of Meeting Your Half-Orange in Natural Health magazine. In the story below, “Health nut seeks same” by Maureen Healy, I offered my advice on why finding someone with similar interests can enhance your relationship from the inside-out—the piece then shares suggestions of some online dating sites that cater to particular […]

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The Denver Post: How to Use Dating Optimism in the New Year

Recently, I contributed to a story in The Denver Post called New Year, New Love: The Time is Right for Dating, by Sheba R. Wheeler. In it, I gave her some of my thoughts on how to keep your eyes looking more positively on the prize of love at the start of a new year. […]

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Seventeen Magazine: My Optimistic Dating Advice

It’s that time of year! My positive dating advice is featured in a fun new story this month in Seventeen magazine (note my admirable position as the “17 Expert” for the piece!) In the story “Spring Clean Your Love Life,” writer Elisa Benson featured some of our fun and purely positive tips on how to […]

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Psychologies Magazine Features Dating Optimism

What a great honor this month: A fabulous journalist named Suzy Greaves wrote about the concept of dating optimism in a three-page feature called “The Optimist’s Guide to Dating” in the most recent issue of Psychologies magazine—which is like England’s version of America’s Psychology Today. And my book Meeting Your Half-Orange—with it’s science-based focus on the neuropsychology […]

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Enter “A Book and a Bikini” GIVEAWAY Jan 11-14th!

It’s a special week for half-oranges and anyone looking for one. Because today marks the launch of my new paperback of Meeting Your Half-Orange, which I’m celebrating by doing a FABULOUS GIVEAWAY at! Entering is super easy and super fun: Comment on the giveaway post at The Dating Optimist andtell us one thing you love about yourself and […]

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Inside the Author’s Studio

I have the best agent in the world: Laurie Abkemeier, a literary agent with DeFiore and Company who also reps Marley & Me’s John Grogan. A former editor with Simon & Schuster and now an agent for over seven years, Laurie has wisdom from all sides of the writing fence. Also fun? Laurie’s new Tumblr blog, which now features an entertaining […]

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HEALTH Magazine names The Dating Optimist a “Blog We Adore”

It’s a great month for The Dating Optimist, the blog in which I provide small doses of love and life positivity when you really need it (The Dating Optimist tab on this site can connect you). Pick up the Jan/Feb 2011 issue of Health magazine, and you’ll see that my blog was named a “Blog We Adore” […]

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Someone Get This Girl a Half-Orange!

More and more singles are now looking for their half-oranges—their perfect, sweet other halves—and this latest profile that I found on a site called “Witty Profiles,” is my new favorite way to ask for one: Sweet and very well said. —Amy

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Follow Her Half-Orange Journey

God, I love blogs. Especially personal ones where I can follow someone’s journey through life or love or dating. And this new one tops my list for obvious reasons: “The Search for My Half-Orange” was created by a Meeting Your Half-Orange reader who has taken one of the most important tenets of dating optimism seriously: […]

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Dating Optimism Hits Korea!

All the Koreans in the house say “Hollaaa!” My App, Half-Orange Optimisms, is now reaching out to a new Korean audience, thanks to a new book called 98 Money Making Apps that has featured my App. Well, hmm, at least I think that’s what the book is called. That’s the cover on the left there, so if you do […]

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