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How to Be Funnier on Dates (Even if You’re Not Funny)

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In dating, it helps to have a good sense of humor. Siyan Li shares what makes people funnier on dates in this episode of Last First Date Radio.

My podcast guest, Siyan Li, is a passionate humor investigator. She has analyzed 600+ talk show videos (yes, she admits to having mild OCD tendencies) to uncover exact lines, formulas and actionable strategies for anyone to be funny and witty, fast. Her work has been featured on Science of People, Humor That Works and Medium publications, gathering more than 100K views.

Check out the show notes and listen to/download EP 368: How to Be Funnier on Dates (Even if You’re Not Funny) below.

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How To Not Attract Another Narcissist

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Jennifer was married to a narcissist for 5 years. I coached her live on my show to help her NOT attract another narcissist. Listen in!

Have you ever dated or been in a relationship with a narcissist? Listen as I coach Jennifer live on air about how to avoid attracting or getting involved with another narcissist as she dates again after divorce.

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Bust Your Limiting Beliefs and Build Confidence

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Your limiting beliefs keep you from the love you want. In this video, I help you bust those beliefs and build confidence to attract the love of your life.

Limiting beliefs are just that…limiting. What you believe is what you will attract into your life. Change your thoughts, change your life for the better. In this video, I show you how to bust those limiting beliefs and build confidence to attract in true love.

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How Labels Hold You Back from Love

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The labels you put on yourself can hold you back from love. In this podcast episode, you’ll learn how to remove those labels and attract the love you want!

My podcast guest, Dr. Andrew Gardella, is a chiropractor who has worked as an Access Consciousness facilitator since 2012. He graduated from college with honors and undergrad degrees in Biology, Psychology, Cognitive Science. He then received a Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic. Dr. Andrew has been traveling the world, speaking and teaching Access Consciousness, Right Voice for You, 3-Day Body and Energetic Synthesis of Structural Embodiment classes to help people be the version of themselves they want to be.

Check out the show notes below for EP 366: Dr. Andrew Gardella on How Labels Can Hold You Back From Love.

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When and How to Set Boundaries in Dating

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Do you know how and when to set boundaries in dating? In this video, you’ll learn why boundaries are so important…even before the first date!

A woman in my Facebook group posted to the group about having a picnic date for a first meet/date with someone she met online. She was concerned about the food being ‘spiked’ with a date rape drug. Here’s what she said:

1st date Picnic Question:

I feel a bit uncomfortable having a 1st date/meeting picnic after learning of a good friend’s drink (she is 53) was spiked at a busy club (in New Orleans) and her subsequent abduction and rape.

I went on a picnic date a month ago and only ate/drank what was sealed and opened in front of me. The guy seemed miffed that I skipped all the other things he brought. We did not go on a 2nd date for other reasons.

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The Successful Woman’s Guide to Online Dating in Midlife

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My podcast guest, Dr. Joan Bragar, shares how she succeeded at online dating in midlife. Hear how she met her second husband and learn valuable tips!

My podcast guest, Dr. Joan Bragar, divorced when she was in her late fifties. She wanted to be in a committed relationship, so she learned how to date online successfully and found a loving husband. She shares this knowledge with her clients and readers of her book, Never Too Late for Love! The Successful Woman’s Guide to Online Dating in the Second Half of Life.

Joan is a certified Calling in “The One” and Conscious Uncoupling coach. Dr. Bragar has worked as a management consultant, a teacher of leadership and a coach to people around the world. She holds a doctorate from Harvard University and is the doting matriarch of a family of seven children and four grandchildren.

Check out highlights of EP 365: The Successful Woman’s Guide to Online Dating in the 2nd Half of Life

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How to Have Difficult Conversations With Your Partner

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If you’re like most people, you shy away from having difficult conversations with your partner. In this video, learn my 4-step method for speaking up!

Do you shy away from having difficult conversations in dating and relationships? If having a root canal sounds like a more pleasant alternative than speaking up about sex, money, or any other challenging topic, today’s video is for you!

Here’s the thing…most people have never been taught HOW to have a difficult conversation. That’s why it’s so scary.

Well, that changes today!

Because if you’re going to have a difficult conversation, you need to prepare. Preparation helps you feel confident and empowered. And, if you’ve prepared well, the conversation will be less stressful, and you’ll be far less afraid to speak up the next time.

I share a few tips on how to prepare for the conversation, and then you’ll hear my highly effective 4-step method for having difficult conversations when you’re dating or in a relationship.

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[PODCAST] The Power of Being Present in Relationships

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Being Present

[PODCAST] One of the most important aspects of being in a relationship is being present. We communicate so much by listening and being open.

After completing her social work studies in Vienna, my podcast guest, Doris Schachenhofer, worked with children, homeless people, delinquent teenagers and prisoners transitioning back into the real world. In 2014, she became an Access Consciousness® facilitator. Today she travels the world supporting people to be more of themselves. The classes she delivers in both live and online settings including Right Voice for You, Being You, Conscious Parents and Conscious Kids. 

Doris joined me on Last First Date Radio for a deep dive into the power of being present in relationships. Listen to episode 363: How to Be Present and Gain Greater Power in Communication

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[VIDEO] Why Men Don’t Call You Back

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You go on a great first date. But…he never asks you out again. If you wonder why men don’t call you back, this video is for you!

You go out with a great guy. You laugh together, and the conversation seems to flow. He says he had a great time. But, he doesn’t call you back. Why?

Most of the time, it has nothing to do with you. He’s not emotionally available, or he’s not over his ex yet. Maybe an ex came back into his life, or he’s looking for a fling. You won’t know, and you can’t do anything about any of these reasons. It’s best to let it go and move on to the next guy.

But, there are times when something happened on the date that turned him off that you’re not aware of. That’s something you can improve upon so you get asked out again and again by the guys you like. In this video, I share the top three reasons why men don’t call you back.

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[PODCAST] Should I Stay or Should I Go?

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Listen as I coach Heather live on the podcast. She wants to know how she can figure out early on, “Should I Stay or Should I Go?”

Heather wrote in: “I’ve been separated and divorced for 6 years. I’ve been in therapy and have been working on myself (listening to your podcasts and being a woman of value) but still spent the last two years in a relationship that was on and off again. How do you quickly find out if someone is a match? Instead of spending a few years trying to figure it out.”

Listen to Episode 362 as I coach Heather live on air on how to know…should I stay or should I go?

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