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      The Singles Scene Column                 ©           The Curmudgeon Single: This type may be single,   has felt love in the most beautiful sense of the word. They

      What Type Of Single Are You?                      divorced or widowed. Key traits: cranky, negative, grouchy   have also felt heartache but they continue to love more...
                                                        and in some ways even unlovable. There may be a sense of   and they almost always do! WHY? Because they believe in
      By: Kelly Leary  M.S.,                            desire for another completely “out of their league” which   love AND they know they are lovable. This person knows the
      Founder of Revolution                             exaggerates their bad attitude as they are never satisfied.   benefits of love will ALWAYS outweigh the risks. Single,
      Dating                                            Likelihood of resuming a (healthy) relationship is slim to   divorced, or widowed of ALL AGES this person has a high
         Knowledge is power and                         none. Open to change: minimal. This male or female may   success rate in my club and the odds are in their favor. This
      YOU hold the key to your                          have been cheated on or took a large hit in life and never   person can be alone but their ultimate desire is to find their
      future relationship. Only                         recovered. This person can be helped with some therapy   forever/grand finale love.
      YOU have the power to                             or a complete change of attitude. However, a “revolution”      The Lucy Goosey: Typically female. Often found in
      navigate the change needed                        becomes less likely the longer this person stays single. If this   bars or online dating sites and is rather desperate to find a
      on your personal road from                        is you, get moving while you’ve still got it. As it stands, with   partner. Most divorced or never married and age 25 to 60.
      SINGLE to TAKEN. If you                           no therapy or mindset change this person is undateworthy.   This single jumps from date to date rapidly. They confuse
      are in “relationship limbo” or                    Many people online fall into this category. They are just   the physical aspects of intimacy with love and commitment
      “in between relationships”                        no fun to be around, right? You can make much better use   and are often left with feelings of rejection, insecurity,
      do identify what type of single you represent by choosing from   of your time.                       jealousy...because she is rarely...if ever...the “chosen one.”
      the below categories. Do this today and take deliberate action      The HopeFUL Romantic: Luckily “most” of the people   She will date almost “anyone” who pays attention to her.
      toward change. Let’s figure this out, together.   I meet are this type of person (yeah). This male or female   This person is, well, desperate. I typically don’t meet this
                                                                                                           type of person in my office and I would rather not work with
                                                                                                           this type--to be honest. It is too unattractive--as a character
                                                                                                           trait--and they usually scare people off after one date. They
                                                                                                           are tough to be with on any level, frankly. I’m sure you know
                                                                                                           the type. In their book of life it is never their fault. Blame
                                                                                                           games abound.
                                                                                                              The  Even  Steven: He is a total mess. Commonly
                                                                                                           divorced or never married. Age 25 to 60. He is the male
                                                                                                           counterpart of Lucy Goosey. He wants love and intimacy
                                                                                                           but can’t seem to shake his past failures. This man blames
                                                                                                           women for all his failings and suffers from great insecurity
                                                                                                           in and out of the bedroom. He may also over-compensate
                                                                                                           for his weakness by seeking multiple notches in his head
                                                                                                  get “EVEN” with the opposite sex...trying to
                                                                                                           desperately make himself “whole” again. He is rarely
                                                                                                           successful and noncommittal when all is said and done.
                                                                                                           Most men like this prey in bars, online dating sites or the
                                                                                                           social media area. Luckily again, I don’t meet many of
                                                                                                           these social predators in my office. They are too happy with
                                                                                                           the dark side of keyboard dating, which is more ominous.
                                                                                                           Even Steven’s like to operate under the radar of responsible
                                                                                                           authentic dating.
                                                                                                              The Past Life Blessed: Widow or widower of any age,
                                                                                                           although typically age 55 to 80 plus. This male or female
                                                                                                           had a special marriage. They have grieved appropriately and
                                                                                                           are now ready to find new companionship (not marriage per
                                                                                                           se). This group does very well in my club as long as they
                                                                                                           avoid comparing their matches to their late husband or wife.
                                                                                                           I have seen many widows and widowers find love again in
                                                                                                           my club--and it is SO REWARDING. My heart goes out
                                                                                                           to those who have found the key to happy marriage...and I
                                                                                                  with the “HOPEFUL ROMANTICS” that there
                                                                                                           can be a chapter after a loss of a spouse. This generation
                                                                                                           of seniors today (from 60s to the 80s), given the right
                                                                                                           circumstances and opportunity, can really have a ball. I see
                                                                                                           it all the time! I am not even afraid to age anymore! Thank
                                                                                                           you to all my seniors for being so cool and open minded to
                                                                                                           love/kinship after loss of a spouse. It can happen.
                                                                                                              May all of your April Goals come true! Let’s give
                                                                                                           you exciting moments to look forward to this coming
                                                                                                           summer. Take a moment to do something solely for YOU.
                                                                                                                                                 Love, Kelly
                                                                                                           #LoveFest2022 #AimTrueIn2022 #LoveOffline
                                                                                                           #WhyBeSingle #TellYourFriends #SheConnects

                                                                                                              Kelly Leary’s career spans a successful three decades
                                                                                                           in the love business. In her 31 years of experience, she
                                                                                                           has watched the dating scene  morph drastically  with
                                                                                                           the onset of online dating and she has witnessed a huge
                                                                                                           boom in her longstanding private practice--especially
                                                                                                           post pandemic. With her Master’s Degree in Clinical
                                                                                                           Psychology, with a Forensic Concentration, she has
                                                                                                           revolutionized  the  industry.  She  has  been  profiled  by
                                                                                                           PalmBeacher Magazine, Stuart News, Boca Magazine,
                                                                                                           The Palm Beach Post and other publications. Kelly was
                                                                                                           also named “Florida Woman” in recent years. Her clients
                                                                                                           are prescreened first, including background checks.
                                                                                                           Professional client photos are taken in house. Revolution
                                                                                                           Dating is not online dating or blind dating. In addition
                                                                                                           to providing matchmaking services that make singles
                                                                                                           “UN-single” through their exclusive connections, Kelly
                                                                                                           is also involved in the charity community sponsoring
                                                                                                           organizations like The Leukemia Lymphoma Society,
                                                                                                           Furry Friends, and Chasin’ A Dream Foundation. To
                                                                                                           get started, simply call (561) 630-XOXO (9696) or (772)
                                                                                                           932-HERE (4373) or register on her website at www.

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