Do I Have to Make Him Chase Me?

Rachel writes that the man she’s been seeing is moody and angry. “Do I have to make him chase me?” Here’s how to know when it’s time to walk away.

Hi Sandy,

I’ve been seeing a man for over a year. We met online over a year ago. However, we had never met in person until recently. Over the course of the year, he would call every day or text. Sometimes late at night, too. We would talk for hours. However, since we met, things have changed drastically, and I have seen that he’s very moody. For example, sometimes he won’t contact me at all, he gets angry easily, usually while talking on the phone. I’m the one that makes time for us. We never would have met if it were not for me. Yes, we’ve had sex. After a year of phone conversation, we both wanted to spend time together. He tells me he wants no drama from me. I know pretty much what you’re going to say but, even though he’s grown on me, do I have to make him chase me?

I’d appreciate any advice. 

Rachel

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3 Reasons Why Men Are Scared to Commit—and What You Can Do About it

Discover the top 3 reasons why men are scared to commit to you. Immediately know if he’s emotionally available or if it’s time to walk away and say, NEXT!

Wondering why men are scared to commit? I get it—dating after 40 can be challenging. Whether you’re online or offline, the process requires a lot of effort and time, and often, you’re left with a feeling of defeat, rejection, and just plain exhaustion. But then, every once in a while, you find someone special online. You connect and start to fall for him, only to find out that your potential partner doesn’t want to become exclusive. I want you to avoid this potential pitfall. With that in mind, here are three reasons why men are scared to commit to a relationship.

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Am I in Another Emotionally Abusive Relationship?

Her boyfriend bolts when life gets complicated. Is this another emotionally abusive relationship? Yes, and here’s how she can put an end to it.

Hello Sandy,

I have been in a relationship with a man for six years now, and this is the second time he has broken up with me. The first time was almost a year ago. He said he left me because of my daughter and her issues. I feel as though he left for an old girlfriend who happened to come back into the picture around the same time. After not communicating for a month or two, I broke down and contacted him because I missed him. I think after she found out we were talking again, he moved back to his home. He insisted that he didn’t leave me for her, but because my daughter’s issues were too much for him.

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How to Disconnect from Toxic Relationships and Foster Healthy Ones

Toxic Relationships

A life-altering car accident taught author David Chatfield how to disconnect from toxic relationships and inspired him to write a book on happiness.

After a life-altering car accident, author David Chatfield learned how to disconnect from toxic relationships. He gained greater clarity about how to live an authentically happy life. He shares his knowledge in his book, Taking Control: Cracking the Code to Happiness

David Blake Chatfield began his career as an attorney and manager, representing global companies, music artists and producers, motion picture and television writers, producers, actors, and editors. He currently has his own law practice where he serves as General Counsel in several diverse companies, is the managing partner of The United Music Group, a partner in C & A Management, and owns Chatfield Entertainment.

I loved interviewing David on Last First Date Radio about How to Disconnect from Toxic Relationships and Foster Healthy Ones. You’ll find highlights of the show below.

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How to Recognize and Address Triggers in Relationships

triggers in relationships

It can be challenging to address triggers in relationships. My radio guest, Life Coach Judy Lair, helps you recognize triggers and nip them in the bud!

Judy Lair is a clinical counselor and certified coach with a successful 14 year private practice as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Ohio. She offered my radio audience a system to recognize and address triggers from past wounds. Listeners were given actionable steps to process and move past their old wounds. She also shared tools to communicate with your date or partner when you see their triggers popping up.  

Below, you’ll find highlights of our radio interview on How to Recognize and Address Triggers in Relationships.

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How to Finally Be Free From Emotional Baggage and Have a Healthy Relationship!

emotional baggage

Learn how to free yourself from emotional baggage in order to have the healthy relationship you yearn for. It’s never too late to have the love you deserve! 

Psychologist and author, Dr. Audrey Sherman, is an expert at working with clients who want to be free from emotional baggage that’s keeping them from living happier, more fulfilling lives. She believes that happiness and hope really can be learned.

For almost two decades, Dr. Sherman has taught thousands of clients how to change their thinking and habits. By using her program, Dysfunction Interrupted, people can better control their lives, build healthier relationships and “Feel Good For Life!”

She is the author of Dysfunction Interrupted–How to Quickly Overcome Depression, Anxiety and Anger Starting Now.

Dr. Sherman joined me on Last First Date Radio to discuss, New Relationship, Same Old Baggage? Lose It For Good This Time. You can find highlights of this very informative show below.

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