A Guide to Post-Dating Friendship

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Post-dating friendship – can it work? Discover when it’s okay to become friends and when it’s better to move on.

Does post-dating friendship work when there’s no romantic interest? What about after a relationship ends? Sometimes friendships can be successful after dating, but most of the time, it doesn’t work. In this video, I share when to suggest post-dating friendship and when to walk away.

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A Creative Way to Recover From a Breakup

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How do you recover from a breakup? In this post, I share a creative way to work through the pain and heartache so you can begin to heal.

Breakups can be devastating. But they don’t have to be, especially if you have the tools to help you through this challenging time.

After a breakup, I spend a lot of time thinking about my relationship to get clarity. Exactly what went wrong? When did I first notice the problem? Did I communicate my feelings and needs clearly and compassionately throughout the relationship? Was I my authentic self, or did I sometimes shy away from my truth to keep the peace? Did I ignore red flags? And finally, did I break up in the most dignified and caring way possible?

The key is to learn from your relationships so you can do better next time.

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Finding the Gift in Heartbreak

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My podcast guest, Emily Pereira, helps women find the gift in heartbreak. If you’ve ever been heartbroken, listen to this episode!

Emily Pereira is an international retreat leader, bestselling author of The Quest, and women’s coach specializing in helping women call in epic love. She has reached over 5 million people worldwide, with speaking engagements at Wanderlust, Summit Outside, and Spotify. 

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • A shift in perspective that can help someone heal from a broken heart
  • The gift in heartbreak
  • What to do when a breakup includes infidelity
  • How to increase self-worth following a breakup
  • The keys to finding lasting love
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Finding Love After Emotional Abuse

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Reema Zaman found love again after emotional abuse. If you’ve experienced relationship trauma, this episode will give you hope!

Reema Zaman is an award-winning author, screenwriter, and speaker. She is the author of the memoir I Am Yours, the forthcoming dystopian novels Paramita and Motherland, the anthology Love/Sex, and creator of the TV show SNAP. She has been a guest on Dear Sugars and Vice News, and her essays have been published in Vogue, The Guardian, Salon, and other noteworthy platforms. Born in Bangladesh and raised in Thailand, she now lives in Portland, Oregon with her rescue chihuahua, Fia the Fierce.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • The story of how the abuse built over time in Reema’s marriage
  • The clever way she got her husband to leave her
  • The steps she took to rebuild her life after divorce
  • How she found profound mature love after emotional abuse
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Why a Comedian Created a Breakup Registry

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Why did Natasha Pearl Hansen create a breakup registry after cancelling her wedding? Listen to this episode to find out!

Natasha Pearl Hansen is a comedian who recently created a breakup registry. Find out more about what THAT is in this episode. She’s also a podcast host and entrepreneur. In June 2019, the day she was supposed to get married, Natasha recorded and self-produced her first comedy special “I Was Supposed To Get Married Today…” which was shot at her wedding venue and recorded in front of an audience of guests. Her podcast, Future Role Model, is in its third year. Natasha created and curated her own comedy tours for nearly six years, selling out her solo performances around the globe.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why people stay in relationships way past the expiration date
  • Why Natasha started a Breakup Registry
  • What she’s learning from her new relationship
  • The secret to healthy relationships after a breakup
  • The importance of having hard conversations in relationships
  • How much to share in a relationship, and why withholding some things can lead to trust issues
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