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Author Archives: Nicole DiRocco

Single Women
Dating - New Love

4 Love-Life Dos & Don’ts For All Single Women In The New Year

I have always maintained that if you’re a smart, successful woman who embraces your singleness and understands that happiness is an inside job, you are a man magnet. You also know that you don’t need a man, but, you’re happy to admit that you want one. We date at the level of… Read More
  • Nicole DiRocco |
  • January 7, 2019
Dating During the Holidays
Dating - New Love

Holidating: 4 Tips to Help You Thrive During the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be the happiest time of the year, yet for many, they trigger deep feelings of sadness and anxiety. Being single and not partnered up can be especially hard; but relief is on the way. While dating during the holidays may not seem like an ideal… Read More
  • Nicole DiRocco |
  • November 29, 2018
Dating - New Love

Scoring The Second Date: 5 Tips You Can’t Afford To Miss

First dates can be made out to be more than they’re meant to be. Wanting to know if he’s your soulmate or interviewing him to determine if he has all your must-haves creates an inauthentic experience. Yet, it still surprises these individuals when he doesn’t ask for a second date.… Read More
  • Nicole DiRocco |
  • October 28, 2018
online dating
Dating - New Love

Where ARE All The Good Men?

How many times have you said, “All the men are taken. The men I meet or see on online dating sites are boring, bald, messy, sex crazed, too this, not enough that.” I hear this all the time, “I don’t have a man because all the good ones are taken.” It’s… Read More
  • Nicole DiRocco |
  • September 11, 2018
bad dates
Dating - New Love

Why Bad Dates Can be Good for You

“People come into our lives for a reason, a season or a lifetime.” - Unknown There are times in the dating process where you might have a slew of bad dates, crazy people, drama, men who can’t commit or unfulfilling relationships. If you go through enough of them—you might think there’s… Read More
  • Nicole DiRocco |
  • May 11, 2018
how to flirt
Dating - New Love

3 Ways You Can Reinvent Your Flirting Mojo

Most of us would like to be better at flirting. It seems as though the most expert flirters among us mingle effortlessly with the opposite sex, while most of us blush and stumble over our words. Otherwise, outgoing women have no idea how to flirt with men, nor do they… Read More
  • Nicole DiRocco |
  • April 11, 2018
fall in love with yourself
Dating - New Love

Single On Valentine’s Day: Fall in Love with Someone New

Although Cupid’s intentions are pure, he causes a lot of anxiety each year. Especially for the single crowd. Instead of celebrating love, or the mere possibility of it, Valentine’s Day gets a bad rap. “Singles Awareness Day” becomes the most dreaded day of the year for those not spoken for,… Read More
  • Nicole DiRocco |
  • February 6, 2018
improve your love life
Dating - New Love

5 Tips to Improve Your Love Life This Year

Today I threw out my favorite sweater. I said thank you for the good times and released it. It may sound dramatic, but, this sweater meant a lot to me. I bought it at a vintage clothing store shortly after I moved to Dallas in 1993. It was my favorite… Read More
  • Nicole DiRocco |
  • January 17, 2018
deep connection
Family & Friends

Create a Deep Connection with Someone: Ask Questions

’Tis the season for spending time with people you love, and there’s no greater gift to give someone than your time. The problem is when you do spend time with people that matter - whether it’s friends, colleagues, family, your partner, your children - too many spend time the same… Read More
  • Nicole DiRocco |
  • December 12, 2017
dating pitfalls
Dating - New Love

How to Avoid 3 Dating Pitfalls That Women Fall Into

The world of dating has turned upside down since I first dipped my toe in the internet dating pond. But there are some things that won’t change. By nature and how we are socialized, women fall into traps that make them ineffective daters and relationship partners. Whether you’re dating online… Read More
  • Nicole DiRocco |
  • November 8, 2017
getting a second date
Dating - New Love

Getting a Second Date: 14 Tips to Have Him Asking to See You Again

On paper you’re impressive:  educated, accomplished, independent, attractive and have a great job. So, why didn’t he call you back after the first date? “I thought the date went well. I don’t understand why he didn’t call again.” I hear this often from clients who, like a hamster on a wheel, keep going… Read More
  • Nicole DiRocco |
  • October 13, 2017
Dating - New Love

Why is He Pulling Away? The Myth About the Intimidating Woman

When asking why is he pulling away, you sometimes will hear, “Men just want a submissive girlfriend. They feel threatened by a woman who is too independent and successful…” Yes, that might make some insecure men run a mile, but not nearly as often as you may think. If you're asking, Why… Read More
  • Nicole DiRocco |
  • October 7, 2017

About Nicole DiRocco

Nicole DiRocco

Nicole DiRocco, founder of Dating With Grace, is devoted to helping executive women have the confidence and skills to attract a healthy, extraordinary loving relationship. A recovering human resources executive, Nicole is a certified dating and relationship coach, blogger, global speaker and chocolate enthusiast. Nicole understands the challenges facing women in the business world and how working in such an environment can influence how women approach dating and relationships. Knowing that it is in being in your feminine grace that will attract the right man, Nicole supports smart, savvy professional women single again after a long relationship or divorce gain the know-how they need to date successfully and attract love from the inside out. Nicole writes for Huffington Post, Dating Advice, Digital Romance, and is featured in Bustle. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.