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The Golden Bachelor Divorce: 3 Important Lessons

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The Golden Bachelor divorce can teach us some important things that we can apply to our own relationships. Here are 3 lessons learned!

After only three months, the Golden Bachelor couple is divorcing. I’m not interested in spreading nasty rumors about Gerry or Theresa. I don’t know them personally, and there are plenty of videos and posts that have done that already. What I do want to focus on are three lessons we can learn from their quick marriage and divorce.

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Healing Your Anxious Attachment

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If you have an anxious attachment style, it can be challenging to date. Therapist Jennifer Nurick can help! Listen to this episode here.

Jennifer Nurick specializes in healing anxious attachment, attachment injuries and childhood trauma. She is a licensed Clinical Psychotherapist, Counsellor, Energetic Healer, and the author of “Heal Your Anxious Attachment: Release Past Trauma, Cultivate Secure Relationships, and Nurture a Deeper Sense of Self”. She is the founder and voice of Psychotherapy Central. She has been working in the healing space for over 20 years, combining Eastern energetic practices and Western psychotherapy.. She offers transformational courses to help individuals and couples heal trauma and build secure long-term relationships.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What are the attachment styles?
  • Why is your attachment style important in dating and relationships?
  • How does anxious attachment show up when dating?
  • What is the pursuer/withdrawer dynamic?
  • How can you break unhealthy attachment patterns in dating?
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How Slow Dating Can Help You Avoid Heartbreak and Disappointment

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What is slow dating? If you get attached to someone quickly, it’s a good idea to slow things down. In this video, you’ll learn how.

Slow dating is exactly what it sounds like: people taking time to get to know each other and build connection and trust before deciding if they want to pursue a relationship. Why has this trend emerged? It began with lockdowns and quarantines from the pandemic, where everyone had to slow down and get to know a potential date virtually. Many people have seen the benefits and are still slowing things down so they can have important conversations with matches before meeting. They are thinking more critically about what they want and need in a relationship. Slow dating can lead to deeper and more meaningful connections.

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How to Set Clear Boundaries in Dating and Relationships

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Want to know how to set clear boundaries in dating and relationships? Listen to this episode with boundary experts, Jan and Jillian Yuhas.

Boundaries in dating are extremely important. My podcast guests, identical twins, Jan and Jillian Yuhas, are Relationship and Boundary Experts. With a background in psychotherapy and family mediation, they’re committed to resolving relationship challenges in every part of life. They are the co-authors of Boundary Badass, a new book  designed to empower readers to voice their value, fulfill their emotional needs, and cultivate valuable connections through the mastery of setting boundaries.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What are boundaries and why are they so important in dating?
  • How to know when to set a boundary with someone you’re dating
  • Different types of boundaries
  • The difference between a boundary and an ultimatum
  • Can you change your boundaries at any time?
  • What people can do if someone doesn’t respect their boundaries
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7 Habits of Highly Effective Daters

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What’s the secret of highly effective daters? Practice these 7 habits, and you’ll be on your way to dating success!

Highly effective daters achieve success by fully committing to the dating process with good habits. If you want results in fitness, you adapt new habits and stick to them consistently. It’s the same with dating. I’m sharing seven of the most healthy habits for successful dating that will help you meet your match. They’re based on the brilliant work of Stephen R. Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

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Intimacy in the Golden Years

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There are a lot of myths around intimacy in the golden years. My podcast guest, Kaamna Bhojwani, will set you straight!

What can we learn about intimacy in the golden years? My podcast guest, Kaamna Bhojwani, shares a no holds barred conversation with me. She is a Columbia University-educated sexuality expert. She helps couples and singles enhance their relationships and well-being. With a Master’s Degree in Spiritual Psychology, Kaamna offers a unique perspective that combines academic knowledge with real-world applications, making complex topics accessible and engaging. She’s been at the forefront of addressing society’s most taboo subjects – from sexless marriages and infidelity to the intricate connections between mental health and sexual well-being.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • How perspectives on intimacy and relationships in the golden years have evolved
  • Advice for those entering their golden years on maintaining or even enhancing intimacy
  • How emotional intimacy changes as we age, and what role it plays in overall happiness during our golden years
  • Why it’s important to listen to your body and engage in activities like yoga, acupuncture, and intuitive eating as you age
  • Why sex doesn’t have to be difficult or non-existent as we age
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5 First Date Questions That Spark Connection

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What first date questions should you ask if you want to leave a lasting impression? Here are the only 5 you’ll need!

Recently, a client asked, “What type of questions can I ask on a first date to see if we share the same values? I always struggle with this.” If you’ve ever been at a loss for what to say on a first date, you’re not alone. I’m sharing five of my favorite first date questions and conversation starters. This is how they’ll benefit you:

  • You’ll be able to tell early on whether you have a connection
  • You’ll get to know their values and areas of compatibility more quickly
  • You’ll spark more engaging conversations, whether there’s a true connection or not

Ask one or two of these first date questions on your date, and the conversation should begin to flow. You can also use a few on a first phone call to see if you even want to go on a first date! 

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