Hot tips, tools and dating advice

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…

Sex, Authenticity, and Living an Empowered Life

Posted by in sex after 40 | 0 comments

In this episode of Last First Date Radio, Yuval Mann reveals how to have better sex and live an authentic and empowered life.

Yuval Mann has spent over a decade traveling, exploring, and facilitating sex-positive events and communities around the world. He has studied erotic communication, fetish and BDSM, Bondage art, and more. He wants you to discover your own truth and walk your own path. That alone will set you free. Love is his religion and curiosity is his only philosophy.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • How sex can be a powerful tool for empowerment and transformation
  • The connection between the way you have sex and your relationship with the rest of life
  • Why feminine and masculine energy is a myth
  • What erotics and sensuality can teach us about living life more fully, artistically and creatively
  • Why the core of all sexual issues, pains and dysfunctions is a relationship of separation from our authentic nature

How to Love Yourself Unconditionally

Posted by in self-esteem in dating | 0 comments

love yourself

If you don’t love yourself, you prioritize other people’s needs and let people treat you poorly. Here’s how to love yourself unconditionally!

Do you love yourself unconditionally? Most of us let ourselves down from time to time. We accept and excuse bad behavior from others. We stay stuck in jobs, friendships, and romantic relationships when we know we should leave. Let’s talk about five ways to love yourself unconditionally, so you can live a life in alignment with your authentic self.


Using Relationships for Personal and Spiritual Growth

Posted by in communication skills in dating, dating in midlife | 0 comments

personal and spiritual growth

Relationships can be a path to personal and spiritual growth. My podcast guest, Dr. Susan Campbell, shows us how!

Susan Campbell, PhD, is a relationship coach who for over 50 years has been helping singles, couples, and professional teams communicate respectfully and responsibly. She is the author of Getting Real, Saying What’s Real, Five-Minute Relationship Repair, and The Couples Journey. She has been featured on CNN’s News Night, Good Morning America, The Dr. Dean Edell Show, and in Self magazine, New Woman, and Cosmopolitan. Susan also trains coaches and therapists throughout the United States and Europe. 

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • A radical approach to sharing yourself honestly with someone you’re just meeting
  • Why people are afraid to say what they really feel and want
  • Tips and practices for making truth-telling easier
  • If someone takes a risk and it doesn’t go well, how can they quickly recover their emotional equilibrium?
  • How to use dating and relationships for personal and spiritual growth

Nice Guy, No Chemistry?

Posted by in dating after divorce, dating in midlife | 0 comments

nice guy

You’re dating a nice guy, but you don’t feel any sparks. Here are five tips for dating the nice guy with no chemistry.

If you’re looking for a serious long-term relationship, and you’ve been attracted to the bad boys and players, you might want to consider dating a nice guy.

But, what happens if that nice man doesn’t turn you on? If you’ve met nice guys with no chemistry, consider these five tips before you move on to date those bad boys again.


How to Get Over Dating App Fatigue

Posted by in dating in midlife, online dating after 40 | 0 comments

dating app fatigue

Do you have dating app fatigue? Matchmaker Lisa Hutcherson shares tips on how to overcome your frustration with dating apps!

Lisa Hutcherson is the Vice President of Selective Search, the nation’s premier luxury matchmaking firm. Selective Search combines a personalized interview process with a review of over 225 key indicators to ensure that users find compatible long-term partners. As a dating and relationship expert, Lisa has been featured on various news outlets, including FOX Chicago, Arkansas Style, and WGN. 

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What causes dating app fatigue
  • How to overcome dating app fatigue
  • What to look for in a potential partner
  • How to set your relationship up for long-term commitment

Why Do Men Do That??

Posted by in dating in midlife | 0 comments

why do men do that

Want to know “Why do men do that?” I share 5 common questions and the answers that will help you understand men!

Have you ever asked, “Why do men do that?” Women try to understand men, men try to understand women. It’s not that complicated. In this video, I share five questions women have about men’s behavior and answer them so we can stop asking “Why do men do that?”


Healing From the Past for Healthier Relationships

Posted by in dating after divorce, red flags in relationships | 0 comments

healing from the past

Healing from the past paves the way for healthier relationships. Therapist Marlisse Testa shows us how in this episode!

Marlisse Testa is a licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida who works with teens, adults, couples, and families. She treats depression, anxiety, mood disorders, mild personality disorders, trauma, PTSD and complex PTSD, relationship issues, divorce, dating, grief/loss, self-esteem, self-care, assertiveness training and more. She is also trauma trained and she is a Certified Integrative Medicine Provider and a trained narcissist abuse therapist. She’s here today to speak about her book, Stow Your Luggage When Dating: Practical Ways to Get Back into Dating While Putting Your Past Behind You to Have a Healthy, Vibrant, and Lasting Relationship.  

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why she wrote this book
  • What is the Ice Cream Theory in relation to dating?
  • Some signs that you should walk away from a person you’re dating
  • What she means by ‘hold on loosely’
  • Advice for those who are impatient in dating and relationships

How Overthinking Is Ruining Your Love Life

Posted by in dating in midlife | 0 comments


Overthinking can lead to sabotaging your love life. Learn how to stop overthinking in dating so you can have a healthy relationship.

You have a successful career. You have great friends. So, why do you find yourself questioning every thing a man says or does, every conversation, every text, and every date? If overthinking is ruining your love life, what I’m about to say is going to change your life!


How to Identify Financial Infidelity

Posted by in communication skills in dating, dating after divorce | 0 comments

financial infidelity

Have you heard of financial infidelity? Forensic accountant, Tracy Coenen, explains how to find hidden money in a divorce on today’s episode.

Tracy Coenen has been investigating fraud for more than 25 years, but she didn’t always want to be a forensic accountant. With a dream of one day being a prison warden, she went to college to get a degree in criminology. A class on financial crime investigations reminded her how much she loved Encyclopedia Brown books as a kid. As she continued her criminology degree, she added accounting and economics courses so she could become a CPA, and today, Tracy finds money in cases of corporate fraud, high net worth divorce, and other financial shenanigans.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What is Financial Infidelity (or Financial Abuse) and How to Identify It
  • Red flags of financial fraud in Marriage
  • How to find hidden money in a divorce
  • The Divorce Money Guide and why it’s important

Is Your Checklist Keeping You From Love?

Posted by in dating in midlife | 0 comments

your checklist

Your checklist for the perfect partner is probably keeping you from the love you want. Ditch the checklist and do this instead!

Is your checklist keeping you from love? If your list for your ideal partner includes height, hair color, salary, or musical taste, the answer is probably yes. In this video, I’ll be exploring why your checklist is usually blocking you from finding love, and how you can find your last first date.