Simple Solutions to Common Relationship Issues

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My podcast guest, Kelli Miller, has simple solutions for common relationship issues. Tune in to learn more!

Kelli Miller is a psychotherapist, best-selling author, and radio host. She is the author of the couples relationship book “Love Hacks: Simple Solutions to Your Most Common Relationship Issues” and the award winning best-selling author of “Thriving with ADHD”. She was a relationship host on Balance by Nature TV and is currently a writer and relationship host for wikihow.com. Kelli was a co-host on LA Talk Radio with over 1 million listeners, 250 guest celebrities and authors, and an expert radio personality for SIRIUS/XM Radio. She was the “Women’s Relationship Expert ” on the Examiner.com and was recently quoted in Oprah magazine in three relationship articles.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why it’s harder now for couples to work together than a decade ago
  • Why couples stop having sex and the top three tips for dealing with sexual issues
  • Advice for coping with addiction, anger, and past trauma that enters into relationships
  • Why time-outs aren’t just for children
  • What is the fast-food communication method?
  • The number one recommendation to rekindle connection
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5 Signs You’re Trying Too Hard in a Relationship

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Are you trying too hard in a relationship in order to win their affection? Here are 5 signs you’re working too hard and what to do instead.

Have you ever felt that you were trying too hard in a relationship? Maybe you were the one to plan everything or pick up the slack when your partner didn’t come through. Trying too hard is unhealthy for both of you. Here are five signs you’re working too hard in a relationship and three things you can do instead.

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Why Do I Keep Dating Men Who Aren’t Kind?

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Why does Mary date men who aren’t kind? In this episode, I coach her to be able to choose men who respect and value her.

This is a one-time coaching session with “Mary”, who’s not a client. She wrote in to the show: “Most of my life I’ve dated and had been married to men that have not been kind yet I would continue to give them chance after chance and think that it would get better. It never would, yet I have found myself in the same type of relationships over and over again. I would like to figure out why I give men chances when they have hurt me more than once.“

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • How to stop giving the people you date the benefit of the doubt
  • Why it takes seven times to leave an abusive relationship
  • Why it’s important for people to earn their way back into your life if you breakup and they want to come back
  • How our childhood influences our romantic relationships
  • How one deal breaker makes all the good qualities null and void
  • Why it’s important to ask more questions at the start of a relationship
  • Curiosity is key in getting to know your dates better
  • A great question to ask someone you’re dating to find out why their relationship ended
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Healing From Emotional Abuse

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How do you heal from emotional abuse? Dr. Christine Murray, an expert in this field, shows you how to begin to heal!

Dr. Christine Murray is the Director of the Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has worked with clients impacted by various forms of family violence, including current and past intimate partner violence, childhood physical and sexual abuse, and emotional and verbal abuse. Dr. Murray is also the author of Triumph Over Abuse: Healing, Recovery, and Purpose after an Abusive Relationship.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What is emotional abuse?
  • How emotional abuse impacts the victim
  • Why is it so hard to leave an abuser?
  • Steps to heal from abuse
  • What a partner of someone who’s been abused can do to create a safer relationship
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Can a Relationship With Emotional Abuse Be Saved?

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Dr. David Hawkins helps many couples with narcissistic or emotional abuse. Listen to this episode to learn when a relationship can be saved.

Dr. David Hawkins is a clinical psychologist, director of the Marriage Recovery Center, and a best-selling author of over thirty books. Since 1976, he has helped bring healing to thousands of marriages and individuals. He’s passionate about working with couples in crisis and helps them discover a new way of doing things to have a healthy and thriving relationship.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Signs of narcissistic or emotional abuse in a relationship
  • How these factors contribute to the breakdown of a relationship
  • Steps to protect yourself and work towards healing and repairing
  • How couples can repair the damage of abuse in a relationship
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When to STOP Giving the People You Date the Benefit of the Doubt

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Are you giving too many people you date the benefit of the doubt? You might be wasting precious time and energy!

Have you ever been in a relationship where you gave someone the benefit of the doubt over and over again, only to have that person hurt you? Whether it’s at the start of dating or when you’re already in a relationship, giving someone the benefit of the doubt is often the wrong thing to do. Why do we do it, and how do we stop? That’s what I’ll be covering in this video.

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