Where Are You Falling Short In Your Dating Process?

Coach Amy's 3 step dating process infographic.

Autumn has arrived! Are you as excited as I am? Nature’s explosion of warm colors, pumpkin spice lattes, Halloween costumes and holiday decorations in all the stores – it all feels so good! But nothing beats the togetherness that defines this time of year. And, for all you singles out there, that means taking a good look at your dating process. Is it ready for the holiday season?

Fall is a natural time to put renewed attention and effort into dating. And that’s a good thing. After all, as soon as the holidays are over, a new year stands waiting. Time for new goals and bigger dreams!

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7 Signs You’re a Relationship-Focused Person

Couple sitting on a couch having a conversation

To relationship-focused people, being part of a couple is the most natural way to live. They may be fine on their own, but they prefer to be in a relationship. They choose the coupled life over the single life.

You may assume that every single person wants to be in a committed relationship. Isn’t love what we’re all here for?

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The Importance Of Dating: Is Dating At The Bottom Of Your To-Do List?

Woman working on her computer late into the night.

Pull up your calendar — on your phone, in your Day-Timer, or on the stack of lists you make to yourself. Glance at the past month and the “must-do’s” you have written in. Work, gym, doctor appointments, vacation — all your priorities, non-negotiables, and plan-ahead get-aways. Is there anything in your crammed schedule that reflects the importance of dating in your life? Or is love supposed to take care of itself?

Look, I get it. I’ve been where you are, and I know how “life” can get so busy that you don’t see it flying by.

And finding true love is one of those things that will just have to take care of itself. You know, “If it’s meant to be, it will happen.”

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Getting Serious About Meeting Your True Love This Fall

Man and woman hugging in a forest filled with fall foliage.

Believe it or not, it’s almost “that time” of the year again. Stores are already stocking their shelves with holiday fare, from pumpkin orange to Christmas red and green. As you prepare for all the togetherness that defines this special season, are you also preparing for meeting your true love?

Perhaps the summer months kept you active with family, friends, and warm-weather fun, all while being conscious of COVID safety.

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Are You Dating With Intention Or Superficially?

Before and after images of a man who learned to date with intention.

“Lookin’ for love in all the wrong places, lookin’ for love in too many faces….” Johnny Lee’s country classic spelled out the frustration of searching for true love…and not finding it. Unless you’re dating with intention, the process can seem like a never-ending lesson in futility.

I frequently receive emails from other professionals in my industry.

And, more often than not, I’m surprised (and disappointed) by the approaches they take with their clients.

Sadly, it seems they miss the mark more often than not.

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