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Dating is not for the meek!


In my mid-40's, I leapt open-heartedly into online dating. I wasn’t looking for a partner. Time was ticking, and I longed for sexual rebirth. Needing a break from monogamy, I envisioned finding multiple stimulating connections and (hopefully) healing sexual experiences.

But instead of landing among a crowd of Marvin Gayes, I mostly felt trapped on long dates with people who just weren't a fit. Fake-smiling while they told me about their lives literally hurt!

Determined to master the craft of dating, I navigated forward like a captain riding a stormy sea. My biggest challenge? Simply speaking my truth on dates. I wanted to get over people-pleasing, suffer less, and become radically authentic.


This book is my outstretched hand, an invitation to journey with me on the wild dating rollercoaster. Grab a copy, if you're ready for a ride... 

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Preview of My Dating Card Game!

"This book is a FUN read! Amy tells her tales in a delightful style and somehow weaves in what she is learning about herself, about relationships, boundaries, desire, choice, and so much more. Highly recommended! Who would have thought a book of date stories would be a page-turner?" 

  —Betty Martin, Author of The Art of Receiving and Giving: The Wheel of Consent

"A fun and light read! For those dating, you can literally copy and paste some of the 'thanks but not thanks' messages for when there's no inspiration to continue connecting. The author shows the inner dialogue so many of us have when dating but are afraid to be honest. If more of us could take the approach of communicating with kind honesty, I think we would all become much more skilled socially and happier as a result!" 

  —Amy Chan, author of Breakup Bootcamp: The Science of Rewiring Your Heart


"I didn't know what to expect going into this book. What I found was a book that's sometimes funny, sometimes sexy, sometimes profound, and always bitingly honest. There's a lot going on here: tantra, missed opportunities, awkwardness, tenderness, and kissing. Lots of kissing. There's something else here, too: genuine lessons from a life examined, delivered softly, without preachiness or lecturing. I highly recommend this book—it's a joy to read."

  —Franklin Veaux, author of More Than Two

Contact Amy 

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Instead of going to medical school, I became a potter. Luckily for me, I discovered the key to a fulfilled life in college when Joseph Campbell’s three words taught me to Follow My Bliss. Ever since then, I’ve done whatever thrilled me.


I moved to the Pacific Northwest and had a thriving pottery career. In my thirties I became a Nia instructor, and in my forties I followed my heart to become a Processwork therapist.


My life is amazing. Dating was amazing. I wrote about dating. Writing was amazing. 


I hope you love the book! My second book, Dating Empowered, is coming soon! You'll get sneak peeks and special content when you join my email list!

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