The Golden Bachelor Divorce: 3 Important Lessons

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The Golden Bachelor divorce can teach us some important things that we can apply to our own relationships. Here are 3 lessons learned!

After only three months, the Golden Bachelor couple is divorcing. I’m not interested in spreading nasty rumors about Gerry or Theresa. I don’t know them personally, and there are plenty of videos and posts that have done that already. What I do want to focus on are three lessons we can learn from their quick marriage and divorce.

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How Slow Dating Can Help You Avoid Heartbreak and Disappointment

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What is slow dating? If you get attached to someone quickly, it’s a good idea to slow things down. In this video, you’ll learn how.

Slow dating is exactly what it sounds like: people taking time to get to know each other and build connection and trust before deciding if they want to pursue a relationship. Why has this trend emerged? It began with lockdowns and quarantines from the pandemic, where everyone had to slow down and get to know a potential date virtually. Many people have seen the benefits and are still slowing things down so they can have important conversations with matches before meeting. They are thinking more critically about what they want and need in a relationship. Slow dating can lead to deeper and more meaningful connections.

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My Ex-Husband Was a Cheater. How Do I Trust Again?

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Rachel’s ex-husband was a cheater. She wants to know how to trust again. Listen as I coach her on the podcast.

How do you trust again after infidelity? In this podcast episode, I coach Rachel, someone I had never met before, for a one-time session to discuss how to trust again after being cheated on. She was married eleven years to a man who cheated several times. Trust was betrayed, he left her for the other woman, and the divorce was final last summer. She feels she dated too soon, but she got some validation that she was still attractive and dateable. But what about the man she’s seeing now?

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What Type of “Work” Do I Need to Help Me Find Love?

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“Help me find love”, says my podcast guest. Listen as I help Beth focus on the right type of “work” so she finds her romantic match.

Beth wrote into the podcast: “I’m fifty-four-years-old and have been divorced for five-and-a-half years. I’ve had two long-term relationships and several others that have fizzled out for one reason or another. This last round of online dating, I thought I was very intentional. I found one man who had all the qualities I’m looking for, and we had lots in common, but the attraction was mediocre and did not grow much in the two months of dating. I just ended things with him.  

I want to have chemistry and compatibility. My therapist has helped me see that I need to step away from dating and do more work on myself.  I am willing to do the work, I just don’t know what that work is and when I should try dating again? I want to find the right romantic partner. Please help!”

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The How-To Guide on Dating After Divorce

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Dating after divorce? My podcast guest, Sade Curry, has great tips on how to find love again after your relationship ends.

If you’re dating after divorce, you’ll want to listen to this episode! My guest, Sade Curry, is a Dating Coach for Divorced Women and host of the Dating after Divorce podcast. She is certified in trauma coaching, feminist coaching, and life and relationship coaching and teaches women strategies for going through divorce with emotional balance, healing, rebuilding, and finding love again. Sade is married to her second husband Kent Curry and they live in St. Louis, Missouri.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why the modern dating scene creates so much anxiety and overwhelm
  • Some of the unique challenges divorced women face when dating
  • What it means to Date with your Core Values
  • Tips for creating a dating profile that attracts a compatible partner
  • Why it’s important to look for Green Flags instead of Red Flags
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Why Am I So Scared To Date Again?

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Why is Jen so scared to date again? It’s been ten years since a devastating breakup, and she’s finding it hard to move on…

In this episode of Last First Date Radio, I coach Jen, a woman who is afraid to date again. Ten years ago, she was blindsided when her boyfriend of three years suddenly ended the relationship without any explanation. She wants to open her heart to love again, but she doesn’t know how.

Listen as I help her:

  • Identify her unhealthy dating patterns
  • See the connection between her relationship with her mother and the men she’s dated
  • Refine her dating questions and must-have and deal breaker lists
  • Reframe how she thinks about men
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