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How to Prevent Burnout in Long-Term Relationships

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How do you prevent burnout in long-term relationships? My podcast guest, Mary Jo Rapini, shares several tips on preventing burnout.

Have you ever experienced burnout in long-term relationships? My podcast guest, Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC, is a leading psychotherapist specializing in intimacy, sex, and relationships. She’s been on the podcast before, talking about how taking a break from sex can increase intimacy. Based in Houston, Texas, she operates a private practice dedicated to providing exceptional services as a relationship and intimacy/sex psychotherapist. 

In this episode:

  • What causes burnout in long-term relationships?
  • Who is responsible for the emotional/physical load a healthy relationship requires?
  • What are the questions couples should ask each other to prevent burnout?
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6 Common Dating Myths Debunked

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These six common dating myths can actually keep you from finding love. In this video, I debunk each one so you can go on your last first date.

Dating myths can keep us from finding love. Have you ever been told to wait three days before texting or calling after a date? Or that you should be searching for your twin flame or “the one” (because there’s only one right person for each of us)?

If you study the science behind dating and romance, you’ll learn that many of these myths and rules are based on complete misconceptions. That’s why I’m debunking 6 common – and uncommon – dating myths!

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The Science of Love

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What is the science of love? What if we could understand attraction and love better? Dr. Liat Yakir explains it all on the podcast!

Want to learn about the science of love? My podcast guest, Dr. Liat Yakir is a biologist, author, and lecturer specializing in the biology of emotions. She holds advanced degrees in genetics and hormone research from the Weizmann Institute of Science.  Her new bestselling book, “A Brief History of Love,” has been translated into multiple languages. Dr. Yakir participated as an expert in the Israeli version of the reality show ‘Married at First Sight’. She also hosts a popular podcast – BrainStory.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • The biological definition of love
  • What attracts us
  • Why desire and passion decline in a long term-relationship
  • Insights from biology to maintain long-term relationships
  • The scientific prescription for love
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Want to Fix Your Broken Picker? Do This!

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Do you have a broken picker? You keep dating people who are not right for you, but you’re not sure why? Watch this video now!

One of the most common reasons people hire me is to help them fix their broken picker. They have a pattern of choosing the wrong partners again and again. One of the important decisions in life is picking the right partner, which leads to a healthy relationship. Good partnership leads to better mental and physical health. Yet, about 50% of marriages end in divorce, and we get our hearts broken again and again. Why? Broken picker syndrome! Let’s talk about why our pickers are broken and how we can fix them!

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Why Successful Women Struggle in Love

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Why do so many successful women tend to struggle when it comes to love and romantic relationships? Dr. Sandy To discusses this on the podcast.

This episode is for any successful women who have struggled to find love. My podcast guest, Dr. Sandy To, is a sociologist with a PhD from the University of Cambridge who writes and speaks globally about women’s partner choices on TV, radio, podcasts, and seminars. She is the author of the acclaimed book, China’s Leftover Women: Late Marriage among Professional Women and its Consequences, and she has been featured in numerous media outlets such as the BBC, CNN, TIME, Financial Times, Telegraph, and South China Morning Post. 

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What are “leftover women”?
  • Why aren’t these women married?  
  • Do the women want to get married, or are they too focused on their careers?
  • Do high status women also want to find a high status man or do they rather “settle”? 
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Dating IRL: 5 Steps to Making a Romantic Connection

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Interested in dating IRL, but don’t know how to make a romantic connection? Here are 5 tips that will help meet your match offline!

If you’re sick of online dating and want to learn more about dating IRL, you’re not alone. Dating apps can be frustrating and lead you to stop dating altogether. Instead, go out and meet potential matches in real life. But how do you start a conversation that leads to a date? How do you know if they’re single or not? How do you make a romantic connection IRL? Here are 5 steps to meet your match offline.

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Navigating Love After 50: The Dos and Don’ts of Dating in Midlife

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Are you dating in midlife? In this episode, I interview Silke Schwarzkopf, host of 2nd Act TV, about navigating love after 50.

If you’re dating in midlife, you must listen to this episode with Silke Schwarzkopf, the creator and host of 2nd Act TV, a YouTube channel focused on Dating, Relationships and Sexual Health after 50. Shortly after her 50th birthday, Silke took a huge leap of faith, left an unfulfilling 25-year marriage, and returned to her hometown in SoCal to pursue the development of original programming most pertinent to her evolving reality – starting over after 50 – and 2nd Act TV was born! As Executive Producer and Host, Silke is living her motto: “It’s never too late to be the person you always wanted to be.”

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What are some dating and relationship dos and don’ts you’ve learned from the experts you’ve had on 2nd Act TV?
  • What are the most popular topics on your show?
  • What topics were most surprising to you? 
  • What are some of the best and worst comments on your videos?
  • What’s your best advice for anyone who wants to go on their last first date?
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