Colette Kenney
A former mechanical engineer and relationship coach turned marketing strategy consultant and copywriter. It's her opposite-spectrum perspective... and diverse array of skills... that makes her your go-to expert, if you want results.

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Entries by Colette Kenney

Five Shortcuts for Finding True Love

(8) Comments | Posted December 21, 2012 | 12:23 AM

We live in a fast-paced world, so who doesn't love a good shortcut? Especially if it helps you find true love.

If you're a woman reading this, by extension the most important thing to you in life, is love.

So please, take these 5 shortcuts to heart. Embody them....

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Five Ways to Make a Great First Impression

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2012 | 8:22 AM

Did you know that it takes just one-tenth of a second to make a first impression?

It's true.

According to Forbes Magazine "Most people will judge you within the first second of meeting you and their opinion will most likely never change."

So that just goes to show: Making a...

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How to Get What You Need -- Not What You Want

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2012 | 4:26 AM

Today's "Dear Colette" post isn't in response to any specific question from anyone. It's more of a trend that I see often with the singles and couples I have worked with. And this trend is having an "attachment to the outcome."

So many of us have it -- this attachment...

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So You Want to Open Up Your Marriage...

(39) Comments | Posted July 17, 2012 | 12:44 PM

Dear Colette,

I've been married for 22 years to a wonderful man that loves and cherishes me. I care for him deeply but over the last five years I have noticed myself having a strong interest in other men. Recently, I met a man in an online forum on polyamorous...

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Hey Ladies, What's Stopping YOU From Proposing?

(301) Comments | Posted July 11, 2012 | 8:14 AM

Dear Colette,

I've noticed a recurring theme in your columns: Women asking why men won't date them; Women waiting for a man to propose, etc. Here's are a few controversial questions -- Why don't women ask men out on dates? Why is the man usually expected to pay all the...

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WHY Won't he Propose?

(605) Comments | Posted July 6, 2012 | 8:04 AM

Dear Colette,

I've been reading your blog about women who are with men who won't propose and I want to thank you for all of your great advice. It teaches women (including me) to manage themselves and their emotions, versus act like a "victim" of circumstance, and to leave their...

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What to do When He STILL Won't Propose

(57) Comments | Posted June 28, 2012 | 9:28 AM

Dear Colette,

Boy am I glad I stumbled upon you. Most especially the article on 'What to do when he won't pop the question'. I am with the love of my life, just at our two year anniversary, and have been so freaked out lately...

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Why Herpes Won't Ruin Your Sex Life

(13) Comments | Posted June 20, 2012 | 8:00 AM

Dear Colette,

my question is a bit "heavy" and I hope you are willing to help me with it, because it is totally messing with my body, my heart, my head, with my confidence, with...

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What To Do When Old Baggage Haunts Your New Relationship

(1) Comments | Posted June 13, 2012 | 8:52 AM

Dear Colette,

There is a lot of advice on the Internet about how to find a quality man who is the perfect match for me. In fact, all the advice has worked! And I've found a really terrific guy that I am totally into on many levels. We've been dating...

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Lust, Attraction and Attachment -- Know the Difference

(5) Comments | Posted June 5, 2012 | 5:52 PM

Dear Colette,

What is a girl to do if she's been dating online for years, been on over 300 dates, and can't seem to find chemistry with ANYONE? Seriously. I try to remain positive because I know that's the only way to attract and connect with a man. But when...

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How to Deal When You're "Undateable"

(38) Comments | Posted May 24, 2012 | 5:24 PM

Dear Colette, I've been online dating for a few years now and I'm sad to report that I haven't had all that much luck. And these days I'm finding it really hard to stay positive because not only are the men I'm interested in not interested in me, but when...

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What To Do If He Doesn't Propose

(0) Comments | Posted May 10, 2012 | 5:33 PM

Isn't it totally frustrating? You're with the man of your dreams. He tells you how much he loves you. He tells you that he wants to be with you forever. And yet he refuses to pop the question.

So what gives?

Most Women Are Dying to Get Married

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How Do I Stop Freezing in Front of Men?

(0) Comments | Posted May 10, 2012 | 3:59 PM

Dear Colette,

In school I was always the popular one. I wound up having a child at 22. Now I'm 27 and I've been single for 4 years. I use to be carefree and fun loving and I had so much faith that I would eventually meet the right person.


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Relationship Advice: Everything Will Be Alright in the End

(0) Comments | Posted July 6, 2011 | 11:42 AM

Just the other day I was looking for a card for my sweetie Todd. We had gone through a little bit of an upset in our relationship and I wanted to bridge the gap between us with a few thoughtful words.

I ended up coming across one of those "quoteables"...

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