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The Relationship Check-In Method

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The Relationship Check-In method helps you improve your relationship using cards, prompts, and fun games. Listen to this episode!

Jocelyn Johnson, founder of the Happy Partners Project, created the Relationship Check-In method by drawing upon over 10 years of her own personal development practices, mindfulness, and her training in Cognitive Behavioral Coaching, Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy. 

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What Check-Ins are and why we need them in our relationships
  • The five categories of Check-Ins
  • Conscious relationship habits to help your relationship
  • The types of agreements that strengthen our relationships
  • What happens when only one partner wants to do the work
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How to Avoid Dating Burnout

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Got dating burnout? Tune into this episode with dating coach, author and matchmaker, Laura Bilotta for great tips to overcome burnout.

In a world where dating is dictated by algorithms and predetermined categories, Laura Bilotta, professional matchmaker, dating coach and author, offers over 19 years of expertise and personal guidance to help singles navigate through the complicated dating landscape in the ever-elusive search for “the one.” Her experience, skills and insights have led to thousands of successfully united singles through events and one-on-one matchmaking coaching sessions. She is host of The Dating and Relationship Show on Global News Radio 640 Toronto.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why Clubhouse is the new way to date
  • What causes dating burnout?
  • How can people avoid dating burnout?
  • How to improve your dating profile
  • How to date during the pandemic
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Are You Addicted to Your Ex?

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[NEW VIDEO] Are you addicted to your ex? Is it hard for you to stop obsessing about him? Here’s how to let go and move on!

Have you ever been addicted to your ex, someone you couldn’t stop thinking about? Even though he treated you poorly, you still compared every man you dated to him, and no-one measured up. Why is it so hard to let go and move on, even when someone is not healthy for us?

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How to Not Die Alone

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Logan Ury, author of How to Not Die Alone, shares the science of dating to help you make better choices in your love life. Listen in!

Behavioral scientist turned dating coach, Logan Ury is an internationally recognized expert on modern love. She’s the author of the new Amazon #1 bestseller, How to Not Die Alone. As the Director of Relationship Science at the dating app Hinge, Logan leads a research team dedicated to helping people find love. After studying psychology at Harvard, she ran Google’s behavioral science team—the Irrational Lab. Logan lives in the Bay Area with her husband, Scott. 

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • The science behind why dating is so hard
  • How dating can be improved
  • The Three Tendencies in Dating
  • Why you shouldn’t be looking for the ‘spark’ 
  • How to stop searching for a prom date to find your life partner
  • The biggest mistakes people make in dating
  • Ways to make dating fun
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Women Should Make the First Move in Dating

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[NEW VIDEO] Ladies, do you make the first move in dating? You take charge in the rest of your life, so why not here?

Do you make the first move in dating, or are you still dating like it’s 1984? Many of us have been taught to always let men pursue us and never make the first move or it will turn a man off. Men hunt, women gather. If women have become so much more powerful at work the past few decades, isn’t it time for dating to evolve, too?

As women, we are more than capable of seeking out what—and who—we want. If we’re strong and successful in life, why aren’t we encouraged to be bold when it comes to finding love? Why should we have to sit back and passively wait for the men we like to choose us?

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Are You Expressing a Feeling or an Opinion?

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Feeling or an opinion? Learn the difference, and how to speak up courageously without putting the other person on the defensive.

How good are you at expressing a feeling? Do you find it hard to speak up when you feel hurt? Most of do. And it’s difficult to understand the subtle difference between expressing a feeling or an opinion. Watch this video to learn what to look for, and how to express yourself in a way that’s connected and calm…even when you have something delicate to bring up.

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How to Fix Your Relationship (When You’re the Only One Doing The Work)

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My podcast guest, Laura Doyle, teaches you how to fix your relationship, even if you’re the only one doing the work.

Want great tips on how to fix your relationship? Laura Doyle is the founder of the international relationship coach training school, Laura Doyle Connect, the star of Empowered Wives on Amazon Prime, the Creator of The Ridiculously Happy Wife program, and the host of The Empowered Wife Podcast. She has helped over 15,000 women fix their relationships–even the hopeless ones–without their husband’s effort.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why Laura, who helped over 15,000 women fix their relationships, almost got divorced
  • Why so many women struggle with their men
  • The number one thing to let go of if you want a healthy relationship
  • The six intimacy skills
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5 Signs You’re in a Codependent Relationship

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How do you know if you’re in a codependent relationship? Here are 5 warning signs you might be in one and what to do if you are.

What’s a codependent relationship, and how do you know if you’re in one? It is a toxic relationship pattern where the codependent partner has an unhealthy need to be needed, and the other partner, or the enabler, exploits this need by relying on their partner too much. This dysfunctional relationship pattern is common not just in romantic partnerships, but also between parents and children, other family members, coworkers, and friends.

We often unconsciously continue these codependent behaviors until we seek the right kind of support to create healthier relationships where both partners respect and honor each other’s needs.

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Why Women Should Make the First Move

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Author Jon Birger says women should make the first move in dating. Listen to this surprising episode that will make you rethink how you date!

Jon Birger is an award-winning magazine writer and author of two dating books—Date-onomics and Make Your Move: The New Science of Dating and Why Women Are in Charge. A former senior writer at Fortune, Jon is also a familiar face and voice on television, radio, and podcasts, with appearances on ABC’s Good Morning America, BBC World Service, Girls Gotta Eat, CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, National Public Radio, and Fox News — discussing topics ranging from dating to investing. A graduate of Brown University, Jon lives with his family in Larchmont, N.Y.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why the myth of biologically-determined gender roles is long overdue for debunking
  • The difference between women making the first move and being overly aggressive in dating
  • Why online dating has proven so disappointing for so many
  • Why you should delete dating apps if long-lasting love is your goal
  • The best places to find love
  • How the post-#MeToo era altered the dating landscape
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How to Date Authentically

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When you know how to date authentically, you will attract your best partner. Listen to Drew Dominey’s words of wisdom on the podcast!

Want to learn how to date authentically? This episode is for you. Dominey Drew specializes in personal and relationship coaching. She has a direct, intuitive approach, where she solves in mere minutes issues that people have struggled with for decades. She’s been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine and ThriveGlobal, and loves nothing more than facilitating powerful transformation for her clients.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What does it mean to date authentically?
  • Why do people hold themselves back?
  • How can people learn to trust and find themselves?
  • How can we be lonely when in a relationship?
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