Make Him Wonder

Make Him Wonder

www.coachpaulagrooms.com/podcast
Dating and Relationship Coach Paula Grooms, LMSW invites real women to talk about their romantic lives. In these intimate, one-on-one conversations, Paula helps each guest get-real, get focused, and get moving on what works with men for connected and committed love.


38: Ep. 38 - Inviting a Boyfriend to Your Family Thanksgiving Won’t Likely Leave You Feeling Full and Satisfied
Nov 5 • 27 min
Think it’s a lovely gesture to invite your guy home for Thanksgiving? While it feels natural, normal, and the nice thing to do, beware the trap of putting a man in a “family way” prior to him deciding he’s ready for the full-meal-deal of marriage with all…
37: Ep. 37 - Less than One Year After Saying “I Do,” A Dream Girl Discovers Her Man Wasn’t Seeing a Real Woman
Nov 5 • 71 min
47-yr-old Julia was determined to “get it right” the second time around. When she discovered The Rules, Julia knew she had found something powerful to help her attain complete commitment. Julia met 53-yr-old David, online, and the two had a Rules romance…
36: Ep. 36 - Making Him Wonder in the (Mrs.) Right Way
Oct 29 • 33 min
If you’ve been wondering about what Paula means by her phrase, Make Him Wonder, you can wonder no more. In this Episode, Paula unwraps what it means to use your Wonder Woman power in a way that allows you to take romantic flight. She makes the clear…
35: Ep. 35 - Setting Your GPS for a Beautiful Wedding, From the Very Start
Oct 22 • 43 min
If you’ve ever dreamed of marrying in a romantic or exotic location, you want to set your GPS (Groom Positioning System) from the very first time a man lays his eyes on you. Whether or not he is “the one” for you, you’ll be in the driver’s seat of your…
34: Ep. 34 - The Low-Down on Being In-Love with a Loving Consumer
Oct 8 • 66 min
Recently divorced, 41-yr-old single-mom, Jen, is in love again, and so is her lover, 37-yr-old, Matt. But Matt, being newly divorced himself after 15 years of marriage, wants to be free, despite loving Jen. Jen wants to know if she should wait it out and…
33: Ep. 33 - To Be or Not to Be Married: That’s the Question
Oct 1 • 28 min
If you’ve never been married, or are currently divorced, you may never want to marry, or remarry. The latest research shows that men are happiest and healthiest in marriage, but that women do not sustain the same benefits until later in life. In this…
32: Ep. 32: Accept or Abscond? When He Doesn’t Acknowledge or Apologize for Appalling Behavior
Sep 24 • 70 min
Anna, a 42-yr-old divorced mother, has been dating 47-yr-old, Dan, for nearly 2 years. After agreeing to attend a special evening with her daughter and parents, Dan never showed. Anna returns to update us from Episode 14 and discuss the disappointment of…
31: Ep. 31 - Starting Out on the Right Foot When You’ve Been Kicked One-Too-Many Times
Sep 17 • 49 min
Divorced twice from men who haven’t been her White Knights, 48-yr-old Kate wants to ensure that she’s not going to any miss red flags with a potential Mr. Right. In this episode, Paula discusses how to keep the ghosts of men past from preventing a…
31: Ep. 31 - Starting Out on the Right Foot When You’ve Been Kicked One-Too-Many Times
Sep 17 • 53 min
Divorced twice from men who haven’t been her White Knights, 48-yr-old Kate wants to ensure that she’s not going to any miss red flags with a potential Mr. Right. In this episode, Paula discusses how to keep the ghosts of men past from preventing a…
30: Ep. 30 - Getting Loose with Lacey Gee of Loose Lips and Childbearing Hips
Sep 10 • 33 min
Co Host of her own podcast with Amy Nichols, Lacey Gee joins Paula to talk about what has worked for her in her marriage. Being a great interviewer, Lacey asks Paula about her coaching and her relationships – past and present. The two share what they have…
29: Ep. 29 - Is Your Past Keeping You from Potential Prospects?
Sep 3 • 70 min
Elle’s history of dating younger men and marrying one has left her feeling that her professional and financial success is a romantic liability. Additionally, Elle’s current environment is one that leaves her feeling especially vulnerable to exploitation.…
28: Ep. 28 - Once A Cheat, Will He Repeat?
Aug 27 • 31 min
Coach Paula discusses the recent Time Magazine article, Once a Cheat, Always a Cheat?, that outlines the 6 myths related to infidelity. New research is debunking what we tend to hold true in our society about people being serial cheaters or completely…
27: Ep. 27: Are You Playing a Child’s Game with Your Boyfriend?
Aug 20 • 46 min
At the age of 26, Brianne was excited to marry Jim and believed he would be as happy as she was to start a family. Jim had stated he would be okay with having one child, and he showed himself to be terrific with Brianne’s nieces and nephews. While their…
26: Ep. 26: No Games Q and A with Janelle Paige Brandom
Aug 13 • 60 min
Emcee, Host, and Lifestyle Blogger, Janelle Paige Brandom joins Coach Paula to ask the questions her fitness, fashion, and faithful followers want to know. Texting, calling or DM’ing a man first? What’s the low-down on living together? Why do men stalk…
25: Ep. 25 - Getting to Know Men with Brian Glenn
Aug 6 • 61 min
Sometimes a glitch turns out to be great thing. TV and Radio Personality, Brian Glenn, said yes to being on Make Him Wonder, but our recording went gonzo. However, I was on Brian’s daily show, In The Know, on KEXB 620am, and that went swimmingly. We dive…
24: Ep. 24 - Consumer vs Buyer Sex: The Reason You Might Feel Like You’re Being Cheated
Jul 30 • 53 min
Ever wonder why sex with a man who’s a completely committed, signed-on, Bono Fide Buyer (husband) isn’t as off-the-hook hot, intense, or passionate as with an Ultimate or Mixed-Messages Consumer? Paula gives the low-down on the goods feeling hotter when…
23: Ep. 23 - 100% Rules Produced a Peculiar Effect
Jul 23 • 50 min
After years of dating in a way that she describes as “needy or clingy,” 36-yr-old Julia found The Rules in 2015 and began following them strictly. Now, after 4 years of not experiencing her desired result of marriage, Julia fears “never getting the right…
22: Ep. 22 - Reliving, Reminiscing, and Revisiting Everything The Rules
Jul 16 • 67 min
Paula’s great friend, Rules pal, and fellow Social Worker, Erin joins Paula to talk about their respective journeys to the find what works with men. Paula and Erin recall their first meeting, working together, and how they developed their special bond.…
21: Ep. 21: Divorced and Dating with Devoted Mom, Amy Vanderoef
Jul 9 • 27 min
Emmy nominated host of WFAA’s Good Morning Texas, Miss Connecticut 2001, performer, and on-air personality, Amy Vanderoef gets real with Paula about her real-life love and relationships. On this episode, Amy shares the struggles of divorce and…
20: Ep. 20: A Porn Addiction or Perfectly Normal?
Jul 2 • 59 min
31-yr-old Rachel married 32-yr-old Paul three years ago. While still engaged, Rachel found a stack of magazines under Paul’s bed that she deemed pornographic and unacceptable. Rachel reports that the couple have had a good marriage and despite having a…
19: Ep. 19: A Deeper-Dive on Certain Selfies Lessening Success in Love
Jun 25 • 39 min
Why is it that married or marriage-bound celebrities and starlets can be seen in sexy shots, but posed or provocative pics of the average woman hurt her chances at complete commitment? On the heels of Episode 18, Coach Paula dives deeper into why it is…
18: Ep. 18 - How Posting Positions You in His Eyes
Jun 18 • 48 min
If you’re posting posed or provocative selfies, showing lots of pics of you and your guy, or even presenting yourself to be a lot sexier than the girl next door, you might be hurting your chance at committed love. In this episode, Coach Paula talks about…
17: Ep. 17: Closing the Gap on a Long-Distance Relationship
Jun 11 • 42 min
Olivia was a guest on Ep.#2 of Make Him Wonder. At that time, Olivia was confused about her feelings for her LD boyfriend, Mark, and a growing interest in man at work. While she loved Mark, this new man was filling the emotional void having a LD,…
16: Ep. 16: Dating Online as Florence Nightingale Sickens Even the Strongest
Jun 4 • 71 min
At 46 years old, Susan is dating online after being divorced three times. With a heart as big as her home state of Texas, Susan gives every man a chance. Her stories are both heartwarming and hard to hear. Her willingness to give her time and attention,…
15: Ep. 15: Sexy Boss
May 28 • 59 min
Dating in your fabulous forties can feel like a new world where being brave and daring lands you feeling empty and floundering around wondering what is wrong with men. Find out why being uber sexy is so much fun, but can lead to men just taking you for a…
14: Ep. 14: When Dating Following Divorce Disappoints
May 14 • 77 min
Sometimes dating after a divorce feels like you’ve been asleep for the number of years you were married and have woken up in a different world. Anna is 42 years old and was married for nearly 18 years. She began dating Dan immediately following her…
13: Ep. 13: Two Conversations That Helped Amanda Get Engaged
May 7 • 35 min
Amanda was a guest on Episode #3 of Make Him Wonder. At 26 years old, she is divorced with one small child. Amanda had been dating Brian for the past year and was about to move in with him. Because she wanted to ensure that she and Brian would go the…
12: Ep. 12: What You Do With Him, He Thinks You Do With All Men
Apr 23 • 33 min
Paula talks about the controversy around her concept and the negative comments related to her talks and YouTube video. In this episode, she discusses the importance of a woman showing her value over her body, as it relates to the male brain, Freud’s…
11: Ep. 11: When His Budget Causes Too Big of an Imbalance
Apr 16 • 55 min
After 6 months of dating, Andy proposed to Lisa and the two blended their families by moving into Lisa’s new home. Early on, Lisa discovered what this relationship would cost her, and in less than a year she was forced to cut her losses and break things…
10: Ep. 10: Is a Separated Man Ready?
Apr 9 • 58 min
38-yr-old Mira dated Dan, a 47-yr-old separated, but not yet divorced man, for nearly 6 months. Mira processes the relationship with Paula, wanting to know if she could have done anything differently to prevent the ending, or if it was simply a case of…
9: Ep. 9: She married a Narcissist?
Mar 27 • 68 min
48-yr-old Katie met 58-yr-old Mike online. When Katie knew she wanted to marry Mike she began utilizing Paula’s coaching strategies and in 9 weeks, Mike proposed. The two married soon after. Katie talks to Paula about her failure to admit the truth and…
8: Ep. 8: Riley
Mar 18 • 49 min
44-year-old Riley is in a relationship with 25-year-old Justin. The two have been friends for over 4 years and became romantic 6 months ago. Justin has been discussing marriage, but Riley has been married twice before and promised herself she would never…
7: Ep. 7: Heather
Mar 8 • 60 min
Heather Havenwood is an entrepreneur and host of the nationally syndicated radio show, Like a Boss. At 43 years old, following a devastating breakup with her fiancé and business partner, Heather had to start over. In the process, she discovered that her…
6: Ep. 6: Stephanie
Mar 5 • 54 min
Stephanie is 40 and has been living with Mike, 57, for 7 years. Stephanie wants to know if, after so many years of living together, there is any possibility of marriage. Paula talks about how making excuses for a man you love - no matter the circumstances…
5: Ep. 5: Jessica
Feb 19 • 54 min
Jessica is 40 and wants to be married. At 37, she rediscovered The Rules and has been using them religiously. Jessica states that for the last 3 years she has gone on a minimum of 3 to 5 dates a week with only two 6 month relationships that were “the…
4: Ep. 4: Kaye
Feb 10 • 47 min
Kaye is 37 and divorced. She is disappointed by a divorced man who shows real interest in her, but an inability to commit. She has met a man who is recently out of a 10-year relationship and is concerned about moving forward despite him showing a lot of…
3: Ep. 3: Amanda
Feb 10 • 63 min
Amanda is a 26 year old divorced mother. She is involved with Brian, a 33-year-old divorced man with older children. Amanda called in wanting to know how to keep the fire alive in a longterm relationship, but she ends up having her mind changed about…
2: Ep. 2: Olivia
Feb 10 • 54 min
Olivia is a single mom in her thirties. Olivia is in a long-distance relationship where she has been struggling to gain secure commitment for nearly 2 and 1/2 years. While she’s grown tired of waiting for her long-distance boyfriend to step up, attention…
1: Ep. 1: Norah
Feb 10 • 57 min
Norah is a divorced mom in her forties. She’s been involved with Todd for a little over a year. Todd wanted Norah to relocate and move-in with him despite not asking her to marry. Norah didn’t believe a proposal was ever going to happen due to Todd’s…