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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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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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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Why Do Men Disappear and Reject Me?

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Ever wonder why men disappear? Whether it’s after a few texts or phone calls, or even a few weeks of dating, when men disappear, it sucks. Try this.

Dear Sandy,

I think I am in the beginning stages of a new man disappearing. We’ve only been talking for five days. Wednesday and Thursday he texted me all day long, he called me, sent kiss emoticons. Today, I didn’t hear from him until I texted him this morning. His replies to anything I sent were short, no emotion, certainly no kisses. We haven’t met in person yet, but I already felt spoiled by his attention. So, I straight up asked him if something was wrong because he seemed distant today. I got no reply.

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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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Best Texting Advice for Mature Daters

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Learn the best texting advice for singles who are re-entering the dating world at 50, 60, and beyond. Discover when to text, what to text, and more.

Peggy and Richard Wolman are matchmakers and dating coaches for mature daters. I interviewed them on Last First Date Radio, where they shared their best texting advice for women and men re-entering the dating scene later in life. Texting is a whole new world of communication, and many mature daters have no idea how to navigate this confusing aspect of the dating scene. When to text? What to text? When NOT to text? I will share highlights of our show in a moment, but first, a little more about my guests. 

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