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Masculine and Feminine Dynamics in Intimate Relationships

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Masculine and feminine dynamics and how they play out in intimate relationships.

I had the pleasure of interviewing Bryan Reeves on Last First Date Radio. He’s a former US Air Force Captain turned Author/Coach/Speaker. Bryan has triumphed through multiple dark nights of the soul after hurling himself into the transformational fires of intimate relationship over and over again. With a Masters Degree in Human Relations and massive insight gleaned through countless adventures, Bryan coaches men, women and couples in creating thriving lives and relationships. He is a regular blog contributor to Good Men Project, Elephant Journal, Raw Attraction Magazine and more. His book “The Sex, Flirting, Dating, Hunting and Hoping Diet” is on Amazon. 

Bryan and I discussed one of my favorite topics, the essentials of masculine and feminine dynamics in intimate relationships. Have men become more like women and women more like men? Find out in this interview. Show notes below.

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How to End Things Gracefully After One Date

how to end things gracefullySometimes you know in your gut you don’t want a 2nd date. Here’s how to end things gracefully. 

I wanted to share something about my dating life so you could see what happens behind the curtain. After my last relationship ended in February, I had been on a lot of first or second dates that went no further. Like many of you, I’ve been disappointed when the connection was not right for me, but I kept on dating. It’s always uncomfortable to tell someone you don’t think they’re right for you. I never want to hurt someone’s feelings, and I prefer the uncomfortable truth over the disappearing act. I like to think I’m pretty good at nipping things in the bud when there are clear signs that my date is not a good fit. I know how to end things gracefully, even after one date. But what happened this week threw me off a bit…

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Healing Your Relationships With Men

healing your relationships with menRachelle Chartrand is an award-winning screenwriter and past-president of Women in Film & Television Vancouver. She received a Bachelor of Education with a major in Physics and a minor in Math from the University of Alberta. Her eclectic teaching experience includes working with ESL students abroad as well as at-risk youth, young offenders and autistic children at home. Rachelle lives in Vancouver, British Columbia where she continues to emerge. On Last First Date Radio, we discussed her book, CHRYSALIS: A Dark and Delicious Diary of Emergence.

‘After decades of delinquency, promiscuity, bulimia, alcoholism and two failed marriages, Rachelle is eager to shed her caterpillar life for good. She buys a new diary and makes a new pact, dedicating the next year to her butterfly emergence and vowing to follow any guidance the Universe provides. It whispers back two words: Inspired Ideas.
CHRYSALIS: A Dark and Delicious Diary of Emergence chronicles Rachelle’s heart-wrenching, heart-healing metamorphic year. It is a profound and provocative memoir of forgiveness, acceptance and self-love.’

Following are loosely transcribed highlights of our radio interview, Healing Your Relationship With Men, where Rachelle and I discussed how healing your relationships with men and past pain can help you fall madly in love with yourself (which makes you magnetic to the right partner)! 

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Insider Secrets to Sex, Love & Attraction

love & attractionJulieanne O’Connor is the author of the SPELLING IT OUT book series which includes Spelling It Out for Your Man, Insider Secrets to Sex, Love and Attraction, for Men and Women and Spelling It Out for Your Career, Insider Secrets to Living Your Dreams and Passions. Julieanne’s 20+ year study of people has crossed all confines including geographic and economic boundaries, and themes continue to be recurring. With simple and fundamental changes that can be made, people can literally change their lives by using the art of relating. Mission: “To put RELATE back into RELATIONSHIPS!”

Following are loosely transcribed highlights of our radio interview, Spelling it Out: Insider Secrets to Sex, Love, & Attraction. 

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Why Is it So Hard to Find Lasting Love Today?

Pam 7-2015Pamela Vandervoort is the owner and founder of Dating for True Love. In this high-tech world that has inundated singles with so many dating choices, it has become very hard to find a clear pathway to love. Pamela shows you how to avoid heartbreak and random dating and discover the secrets to attracting and creating lasting love.

Pamela has her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies and a Masters Degree in Spiritual Psychology. To find out her proven system for finding your true love go to

I enjoyed interviewing Pamela Vandervoort on Last First Date Radio. Following are loosely transcribed highlights of the show, Why Is it So Hard to Find Lasting Love Today? 

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5 Keys to Thriving After Divorce

thriving after divorceRebecca Perkins is a dedicated and inspiring midlife coach. She is passionate about midlife as a time for renewal and for living the second half of life with enthusiasm and vigour. She is the author of Best Knickers Always: 50 Lessons for Midlife and began writing to make sense of her life after the ending of a 20 year marriage.  

She has appeared on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour and BBC Radio London and writes regularly for The Huffington Post. She is a professionally qualified NLP Master Practitioner and Coach.

Rebecca lives in London, celebrating life in her 50s. Following are loosely transcribed highlights of my interview with Rebecca on Last First Date Radio about the 5 keys to thriving after divorce.

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