A Man’s Thoughts on Online Dating After 50

After his wife died, author, Chuck Epstein, discovered that re-entering the dating scene wasn’t easy. Here’s his story of online dating after 50.

My radio guest, Chuck Epstein, was married 33 years when he lost his wife to cancer. Having recently moved to Florida for her treatments, he didn’t have much of a support community, so he attended a grief support group. He was the only man in a group of 15 women. When the leader asked, “Who is ready to date again?” he was the only one to raise his hand!  

He wrote a memoir about his adventures in online dating after 50, You Don’t Think I’m Beautiful. It’s filled with the ups and downs of dating after 50, especially if you live in Florida with many retirees. You’ll laugh at some of his crazy stories, and other dating adventures will tear on your heartstrings.

Check out highlights of our interview on Last First Date Radio below.

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How to Overcome Cheating and Betrayal

 

Teri-Lynn Wilkins, is a relationship coach who worked hard to overcome cheating and betrayal in her own life. Now she helps others. Here’s why.

 

My radio guest, Teri-Lynn Wilkins, is a life and relationship coach who worked hard to overcome cheating and betrayal. She was married for 18 years with two children, a good career, and abundant wealth. To the outside world, it looked perfect, but Teri-Lynn wasn’t happy.

She had an affair, got divorced, and  began eight years of crucifixion as the ‘other woman’, and then rejection as the one cheated on. She faced the demons of family patterns, childhood wounds, and finally arrived at her own resurrection. 

Teri-Lynn has been in practice for 15 years, having been featured on HGTV and national publications. She is shedding light on the often taboo topic of infidelity, bringing lasting healing to both sides. Check out highlights below for episode #248: Overcoming Infidelity, Cheating, and Betrayal.

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How to Inspire Your Man to Cherish You

 

My radio guest, retired Navy SEAL, Darek Laviolette, shared what woke him up after his divorce, and how you can inspire your man to cherish you.

My radio guest, Darek Laviolette, is a retired Navy SEAL with 24 years of service, 9 combat deployments, and has a Bronze Star with Valor. But, the work he is most proud of is helping couples through rough spots in their marriages. No pain of Hell week compared to losing his family after his divorce. He finds it ironic that his “loss” has helped so many find fulfillment in their marriages. He wrote a book called A SEAL to Heal Your Marriage; designed as an operational guide to help a man get it right in his relationship. It is dedicated as an apology to his ex-wife and children.

Darek shared what woke him up after his divorce, and how you can inspire your man to cherish you. Highlights of the show below.

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A Fail-Safe Template for an Outstanding Online Dating Profile

If you want to succeed at online dating, your online dating profile must stand out from the crowd. Here’s a template that will make it easy to do just that!

How important is an outstanding online dating profile? If you want to find love, which I think you’ll agree is pretty significant—why wouldn’t you spend time and effort crafting the best profile essay, one that describes who you are in as few words as possible? Why, oh why, do many people post God-awful essays that tell you nothing about the person? (Do you feel my pain?)

One of the secrets to online dating success is knowing how to stand out from the crowd. So, don’t write a string of adjectives to describe yourself. You’ll end up sounding generic. Do you feel just as comfortable in a little black dress as you do in a pair of jeans? (Yawn) And then you wonder why online dating doesn’t work…

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How to Discuss Sex With Your New Partner

You’re in a new relationship. He wants sex before you’re ready. Matt Marr has great tips on how to discuss sex and more…

My awesome radio guest, Matt Marr talked about how to discuss sex with your new partner, where our sexual beliefs come from, how to change our sexual narrative, and so much more. He has been called the Gay White Oprah. After receiving his Masters in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University in 2009, Matt has been helping people gain perspective and power in their lives. In his weekly advice podcast, the DEAR MATTIE SHOW, Matt dishes out advice on relationships, sex, fear, friends, job, and even makeup.

As a Narrative Therapist, Matt believes that our lives can be seen through a story metaphor with characters of Fear, Hope, Depression, Addiction, etc all contributing to our narrative. Find all things Matt at www.dearmattieshow.com.

Highlights of our show below about how to how to discuss sex with your new partner in a safe way, and how to rewrite your love story by letting go of the old stories you’ve been telling.

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