WELCOME TO FIRST DATE STORIES

Where women share tales and tips to help you find love in midlife

Navigating dating in midlife often isn’t easy. Maybe you don’t have many other single women to swap stories and advice with? Not to worry! Here you’ll find our podcast, blog and soon-to-be published book chock-full of tales and tips shared by women like you, all to help you boost your dating skills and proceed down your path to enduring love.

First Date Stories:
Women’s Romantic and Ridiculous Midlife Adventures

The dating scene is baffling, frustrating, and isolating for too many women in midlife. First Date Stories is a collection of hopeful, hilarious, and horrific tales never before heard on the podcast. Along with dating tips and inspirational quotes by renowned women, this book reminds readers that not all first dates are created equal and that every initial encounter has the possibility to become something long-lasting and wonderful.

available September 14, 2021

What People Are Saying

Are you up for some good stories?

Listen to women like you share their unforgettable tales.

You’re not the only woman who’s been dating longer than she’d expected to. Check out the tales other women have shared.

Returning to dating can be tough, but it also can be a lot of fun. We’ve got all types of memorable comeback stories for you to listen to and learn from.

Discover how other widows determined they were ready to find a loving companion again, what happened when they started to date, and the heartfelt advice they have for you.

Hello! I’m Jodi Klein

I’m so happy you are here

Welcome to a place where we know what it’s like to date longer than most and what it’s like to return to the dating scene later in life. I’ve been there. And so have the many women who share their stories on the podcast and in my forthcoming book. Have a look around. Check out the episodes, or the transcripts, and subscribe. Also soak in some of the sage dating and self-care guidance that our Featured Contributors have for you. Women supporting women is such a marvelous thing!

From the Blog

With the help of our Featured Contributors, we celebrate singledom, talk about self-care,
explore what might be keeping you from finding the right partner, and dish out dating tips.

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Modern Day Dating Dictionary

Do you speak “dating”? Yep, new terms are being created so frequently that the dating scene practically has a language of its own. But we’ve got you covered. Our Modern Day Dating Dictionary (Mini Version) is a sampling of phrases and terms you may have heard, will hear, or should know. Wouldn’t that be a helpful resource to have handy?

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What’s dating like for women your age?

Pick your decade below to find out what dating’s been like for woman who grew up around the same time as you!

They’ve got stories to share about a rooftop rendezvous, a long urban hike, and a six hour first date.

Hear them talk all about meeting men at the vet’s office, in a Facebook group, on a street corner, online, and many other places.

Listen to them dish on dating during the pandemic, matchmaker intros, dating apps, a work romance, and so much more.

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