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If you’re a single woman over 40, follow the blog to learn how to attract quality men, sustain a healthy relationship, break up with dignity, understand and communicate with men 40 +, and much more…

Increase Self-Love to Find Your Best Match

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Increase self-love if you want to attract in true love. Listen to Yvette Bodden’s journey to finding her partner after an unhealthy marriage.

Yvette Bodden is an author and the Founder of Awakened-Woman. She’s a writer for Belatina News and Thrive Global. Awakened Woman is about inspiring, empowering and encouraging women to live their best lives. Once we do, we increase our chances to find our best match in love.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • How divorce led Yvette to founding Awakened Woman
  • What ‘date yourself first’ means
  • The best way to approach dating
  • The first step to increase self-love
  • The true key to finding lasting love

The Four Most Destructive Ways to Argue

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Want to know the four most toxic ways to argue? In this video, I reveal what they are PLUS the antidotes so you can learn to fight fair!

Renowned psychologist, Dr. John Gottman, coined a term to describe the four most toxic ways to argue. He called them the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, as they can lead to the end of a relationship if they go unchecked. In this video, I review the Four Horsemen and give you the antidotes so you can learn how to resolve conflict with grace!


How to Overcome Dating Anxiety

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In this episode of Last First Date Radio, author Richard Kuhns has some surprising tips for overcoming dating anxiety.

Got dating anxiety? Richard Kuhns is a best-selling author of books about dating anxiety, self esteem, building confidence, self love, and internet dating. He’s also created over 50 CDs on stress-related topics.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

– Why are people so anxious on first dates?

– Surprising first date ideas (that may shock you!)

– Interesting icebreakers for first dates to help relieve dating anxiety


Empowerment Is The Path to A Healthy Relationship

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Relationship expert, Barry Price, believes that empowerment is the key to having the healthiest relationships. Tune in to hear Barry’s excellent tips!

Barry Price teaches women about empowerment in relationships. He is a Relationship Expert, trained by renowned psychotherapist Esther Perel. He started at eight-years-old by helping his single mom through her relationship ups-and-downs. He brings empathy and a male perspective as he teaches women how to be empowered in relationships, Barry has helped thousands of powerful women create healthy, empowered relationships.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

– Why it’s challenging for powerful women to find love

– The difference between powerful and empowerment

– The type of man an empowered woman seeks

– The keys to strong, successful women finding love


4 Tips for Having a Difficult Conversation

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Why do we avoid having a difficult conversation? In this video, I share 4 tips for easing our way into speaking about the hard stuff.

It’s easier to avoid and deflect than to be direct and kind. The first thing we need to do is stop pretending things are okay when they’re not. We lie to ourselves about many things in relationships, including sex. Rationalizing and avoiding the important things begins to erode the relationship.


Be Seen, Be Heard, and Reclaim Your Inner Worth

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When you reclaim your inner worth, you’re seen and valued for your true self. Listen to this deep and beautiful episode to learn more.

Christine Gutierrez takes a stand for women reclaiming their inner worth. She is a Latina licensed psychothera­pist, life coach and expert in love addiction, trauma, abuse, and self-esteem. She’s the author of I Am Diosa; A Journey to Healing Deep, Loving Yourself, and Coming Back Home to Soul.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What inspired Christine to become a spiritual therapist
  • What is Diosa?
  • How to overcome past trauma and reclaim our inner worth
  • How you can give yourself the love you didn’t receive as a child
  • How to go on your last first date!

When to Tell Him Your Deal Breakers

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Should you discuss deal breakers with men when you first start dating? Yes and no. In this video, you’ll learn when and what to share.

Stephanie wrote in, “Should you tell your deal breakers upfront? I have done this and then had men just hide them from me after finding out what they were.” In this video, I share which you should discuss before meeting, and which will reveal themselves through careful observation of his words and actions.


How to Inspire Trust, Lust, and Devotion

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GS Youngblood shows men how to inspire trust, lust, and devotion of a strong woman. This will resonate with men and women who want a great relationship!

GS Youngblood is the author of The Masculine in Relationship: A Blueprint for Inspiring the Trust, Lust, and Devotion of a Strong Woman. He’s a coach who helps men in relationships learn to live, love, and lead from their Masculine core. He specializes in “nice guys” who want to find their personal power. His teachings combine deep embodiment work with the framework of the Masculine blueprint from his book. His work is based on 12 years as a student and creator in men’s work and authentic relating. He also draws on principles from psychology, the martial arts, tango, meditation, and BDSM.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why men (and women) are so confused about how to be in relationship today
  • How to inspire trust, lust, and devotion
  • The 3-part blueprint for men to develop their masculine core
  • What to do before you end a relationship
  • Why a lack of polarity can kill a relationship
  • How men can transition from ‘nice guy’ to a man who inspires a strong woman

How to Make Him Love You

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You’re dating a man who’s scared to commit. Are you wondering how to make him love you? Listen to this video to hear what I think…

A woman wrote to me about her boyfriend, asking for advice:

Hi Sandy,

I’m writing concerning my boyfriend. His last relationship is still affecting him. He got dumped by her after waiting several years hoping it would lead to marriage. Now he’s scared about our relationship. Sandy, please can you tell me how to make him love me. How to make him happy. How to make him forget all he has gone through. I really love him , I want us and I want to make him happy.


How Your Romantic Relationship Impacts the World

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My podcast guests, Jáchym Jerie and Natasha Koo share how your relationship impacts the world. Check it out!

Jáchym Jerie and Natasha Koo are the founders of They spoke about how our relationship impacts the world! They’ve worked with people all over the world and created The Exceptional Relationship Formula™ which takes away the guess-work and puts your relationship back on track for more intimacy, love and connection.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

– Why relationships are so hard

– How we can ensure greater success in our romantic relationships

– What impact your own healing has on your relationships

– How your relationship impacts the world at large