The 6 Love Styles and How they Can Help You Find Lasting Love

What are the 6 love styles, and how can they help you find love? Identify YOUR love style and discover which love style is your perfect match.

My radio guest, Dr. Kate Ferrick, is a Relationships Coach who studies the psychology of romantic love. She has helped singles find love for over ten years, and conducts workshops for singles in Southern California. Dr. Kate has been interviewed on numerous radio stations regarding her findings on romantic love and the 6 love styles.

Learn about the The 6 Love Styles and How they Can Help You Find Lasting Love on Last First Date Radio. Highlights of our show below…

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Dating a Widower: When Will He Be Ready to Love Again?

When you’re dating a widower, how long does it usually take for him to feel he’s ready for a committed relationship again? 

Dear Sandy,

I have been divorced for three years. The first two years, I worked on myself to recover and get to know myself again. Last January, I felt I was ready to date, so I went on Match. In July, I met a man who was a widower of nine months. He knew I was looking for a serious relationship and wanted to meet me. 

We hit it off right away and are now very very close. However, he is still on Match, and I’ve shut my profile down. That bothers me. I am the first woman he has dated in 32 years. He has been honest with me and says he isn’t ready to settle down in a serious committed relationship, even though he knows that I am.

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The No Nonsense Guide to Healthy Relationships After 40

How do you have a loving, lasting, healthy relationship after 40? Start with being a mensch and communicating effectively with your partner. Here’s how…

How do you have a loving, compassionate, healthy relationship after 40? My radio guest, Jamie Greene has so many important things to say about this topic. Raised in England, Jamie survived boarding school, endured disastrous relationships, excelled as an 80’s pop drummer, hobnobbed with Royalty, you name it… he’s witnessed it all. His Zen-like approach to coaching combined with his British sense of humor and refreshing straight talk, has built a thriving reputation as a licensed psychotherapist, teacher, mentor and trainer. He was cast as a real-life marriage therapist on the show ‘Marriage 911′ helping save a marriage on the rocks. The couple is still thriving, years later. Jamie was recently featured as Therapist and Life Coach to Brad Womack on “The Bachelor”.

Pretty cool bio, huh? Following are highlights from my interview with Jamie Greene on the no nonsense guide for women and men to truly understand each other.

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Back in the Dating Game: 4 Ways to Build Killer Confidence

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Dating after divorce, loss, or a breakup? Here are 4 ways to rebuild your confidence to help you succeed at finding true love.

Returning to singledom is undeniably terrifying. Entering the dating scene after years of being in a relationship or marriage can be like diving blindly into an abyss of dating apps, swipes, messages and multiple weekly meet ups.

Your secret to navigating this abyss is confidence and self-assurance (with a touch of humility). If you’re still working on your newfound confidence, fake it ’til you make it and take the following advice…

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How to Create Intimacy After Sexual Trauma

If you’ve been affected by any form of sexual trauma, it can be difficult to feel safe in a relationship. Here’s how to create intimacy and safety. 

Are you afraid of intimacy in a relationship? Sexual trauma—whether it’s rape, molestation, or even being shamed about your body, can deeply affect your ability to be intimate and vulnerable with your partners. This important topic was discussed on Last First Date Radio with my guests Neil Sattin, and his partner Chloe Urban.

Neil is a relationship coach, and host of the award-winning podcast Relationship Alive. He has interviewed many of the top hearts and minds in the relationship world, and synthesizes their wisdom to help you have amazing relationships. He and his partner, Chloe Urban, combine coaching, psychology, and healing work to help you overcome obstacles to connection and deep intimacy in your relationship. Their forthcoming book helps couples who have been affected by sexual trauma deepen intimacy, and their course, Thriving Intimacy, is a 7-week course designed to teach you the relationship skills that you never learned in school.

Highlights below for episode #239: How to Create Deep Intimacy, Especially if You’re Affected by Trauma.

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9 Ways to Stay Positive When Dating Gets You Down

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You’re over 40. What do you do when dating gets you down? Here are 9 wonderful tips to help you stay positive on the path to love.

What do you do when dating gets you down? You’re 40, 50, 60, 70 and beyond. You’re disappointed with your dating experience. You’re sick of men disappearing after a few online messages or even a few weeks of dating. WTH? Online dating doesn’t yield many high quality men, and you go on first date after first date with men who are boring or just plain liars. You’re sick of men showing up on a first date looking nothing like their photos. Maybe you’re so frustrated, you’re done with dating. You’re going to enjoy your life and spend more time with your amazing girlfriends.

I understand the frustration you’re feeling right now. It’s hard to stay positive when dating gets you down. But, if you don’t have the resilience to stay in the game, you probably won’t find love. And don’t you want love in your life? Deep down, we all yearn for love, but many of us are too afraid that we’ll never find it. So we shut down, because it’s better to be safe than hurt again…

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