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How to Create Sexual Enlightenment

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Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver show you how to create sexual enlightenment in yourself and your relationships.

Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver have helped thousands of couples and singles create lasting intimacy and fulfillment in their life and relationships. They’re featured on Showtime’s documentary series Sexual Healing and the Emmy Award-winning NBC show Starting Over, best-selling authors of Sexual Enlightenment: How to Create Lasting Fulfillment in Life, Love and Intimacy endorsed by world-renowned Spiritual Pioneer Dr. Michael Beckwith, and the co-founders of TantraNova Institute in Chicago. Elsbeth and Freddy are husband and wife as well as business partners living in Chicago.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What is sexual enlightenment?
  • What’s “sacred sexuality”?
  • How can women and men benefit from the TantraNova approach?
  • The role of creativity in the context of sexual enlightenment. 
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I’m Youthful – Why Should I Date Older Men?

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You feel young. You look young. Why should you date older men? In this video, I address this common question!

Many women over 40 say they don’t want to date older men. These women feel youthful and energetic, and they believe many older men are not. Here’s the thing: You don’t have to date older men. You can date whoever you want. I just don’t want you to discount ALL older men, because you may be missing out on a wonderful silver fox!

In this video, you’ll learn why it’s okay to date older or younger men, and why many younger men want to date older women.

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Tango As a Metaphor For Improving Your Relationships

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Did you know Tango can help in improving your relationships? Linda Sutton says she can tell so much by watching how a couple dances.

For over ten years, Linda Sutton has been sharing her passion for dance and relationships. She’s the Executive Producer of the award-winning 22Tango Show with Linda Sutton. The show is now on ROKU and Amazon Fire TV, streaming in 18 countries. Linda’s unique combination of corporate experience with performing arts expertise blends together to create energetic performances that inspire. She joined me on the podcast to talk about what we can learn from Tango to improve our relationships.

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How to Answer the Most Annoying Questions in Online Dating

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Online dating is filled with annoying questions. Here’s a guide for how to answer them – without losing your patience or your mind!

Do you find it frustrating when men on dating apps ask annoying questions like these early on?

1) What are you looking for on here?

2) How long have you been single? 

3) How are you doing on this app?

If you’re never really sure how to answer (or you want to give up on online dating) watch this video!

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A Guide to Sacred Partnership

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In this episode, listen to Elisa Romeo & Adam Foley, as they speak about what they call ‘holy love’ – sacred partnership.

Elisa Romeo and Adam Foley are the authors of Holy Love: The Essential Guide to Soul-Fulfilling Relationships. They also co host the Holy & Human Podcast. Together, they help individuals awaken and deepen their soulful nature within relationship. As married parents of two, Elisa and Adam use practical stories from the trenches of everyday life, their personal spiritual experiences, and examples from their work with thousands of couples to teach sacred partnership. 

In this episode of Last First Date Radio, you’ll learn:

• What is the definition of “Holy Love?” 

• What is the difference between someone’s personality and someone’s Soul?

• How Holy Love is applicable for single people and other relationships besides intimate partnerships? 

• What is Soul Journaling and why is it so important? 

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[VIDEO] Can Attraction Grow?

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The age old question – can attraction grow? In this video, you’ll discover what to do when the attraction isn’t strong at first.

Can attraction grow? You might have dated men where the ‘it’ factor wasn’t there. They were kind, smart, and good looking, but there were no butterflies. Do you continue dating men like this and hope attraction will grow? In this video, you’ll learn how attraction can grow and what’s necessary to make that happen.

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Dating With An Anxious Attachment Style

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If you’re dating with an anxious attachment style, listen to this episode with Jessica Baum. You’ll learn helpful tips for dating success.

Jessica Baum is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) who supports those struggling with anxiety, relationship conflict, marital issues, and codependent relationships. She’s the author of the upcoming book, Anxiously Attached: Becoming More Secure in Life and Love, to be published in June 2022, available for preorder now. Jessica is the founder of the Relationship Institute of Palm Beach, a group practice providing couples therapy, family counseling, and addiction therapy in south Florida since 2016, the Self-full® Method, and her sister company, Be Self-full.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Tools to use when triggered in a relationship
  • How to become aware of repeating patterns of low self-worth and abandonment
  • How our nervous system impacts our relationships and is unconsciously driving our behavior
  • Healthy chemistry versus an activated nervous system
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Breaking Unhealthy Dating Patterns

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If you have unhealthy dating patterns, watch this video. Learn tips to help you break toxic patterns and attract lasting love.

Do you keep dating the same person with a different face? If you feel stuck in a cycle of unhealthy dating patterns, the tips in this video will help you begin to break those patterns and attract healthier relationships.

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Codependency, Love Addiction, and Toxic Relationships

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My podcast guest is Sherry Gaba, an expert on love addiction, codependency, and toxic relationships. Listen to this important episode!

Sherry Gaba, LCSW, is a psychotherapist and life coach who specializes in trauma, codependency, love addiction, and toxic relationships. She’s the author of the best selling book, “Love Smacked: How to Stop the Cycle of Relationship Addiction and Codependency to Find Everlasting Love”. She’s the go-to expert on VH1’s Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew Pinsky. Sherry is also the host of The Love Fix Podcast and a Social Media Influencer on IG with over 75,000 followers at @codependencycurious.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What is love addiction?
  • What does trauma have to do with picking toxic relationships?
  • How do you know if you are in a toxic relationship?
  • Why do we get addicted to toxic relationships?
  • How do we overcome our addiction to toxic relationships?
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Why Unconditional Love Can Be Toxic

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Experts tell us we should have unconditional love in our romantic relationships. I believe that’s a really bad idea. Here’s why…

We’re told to aim for unconditional love and to accept our romantic partners as they are. In this video, I share why I think unconditional love can be toxic, and what we can aim for instead.

Unconditional love sounds beautiful. Many experts say it’s the ideal, the golden ticket to love someone unconditionally, and accept them with all their flaws. 

I do believe it’s important to choose a partner who has your must-haves and no deal breakers. Once you accept that this is the person you want to be with, accept them for who they are and don’t try to change them. But, there’s a big difference between that and unconditional love. 

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