How to Set Clear Boundaries in Dating and Relationships

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Want to know how to set clear boundaries in dating and relationships? Listen to this episode with boundary experts, Jan and Jillian Yuhas.

Boundaries in dating are extremely important. My podcast guests, identical twins, Jan and Jillian Yuhas, are Relationship and Boundary Experts. With a background in psychotherapy and family mediation, they’re committed to resolving relationship challenges in every part of life. They are the co-authors of Boundary Badass, a new book  designed to empower readers to voice their value, fulfill their emotional needs, and cultivate valuable connections through the mastery of setting boundaries.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What are boundaries and why are they so important in dating?
  • How to know when to set a boundary with someone you’re dating
  • Different types of boundaries
  • The difference between a boundary and an ultimatum
  • Can you change your boundaries at any time?
  • What people can do if someone doesn’t respect their boundaries
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The Difference Between Standards and Expectations in Dating

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What’s the difference between having high standards and expectations in dating? They’re both important. Here’s why…

It’s important to have both standards and expectations in dating. What’s the difference between the two? How can you create clear and realistic standards, and how can you manage your expectations so you don’t get hurt? 

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How to Achieve Greater Intimacy (by asking the right questions)

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How do we achieve greater intimacy in all relationships? By asking the right questions. Topaz Adizes shares 12 questions on the podcast.

Topaz Adizes is an Emmy Award-winning writer, director, and experience design architect. He is the founder and executive director of the experience design studio The Skin Deep. He is also the author of 12 Questions for Love: A Guide to Intimate Conversations and Deeper Relationships, where he reveals how every relationship can be deepened through the 12 carefully crafted questions featured in his documentary series {THE AND}.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

● Where the initial idea for the book came from

● Why asking the right kinds of questions creates greater intimacy

● Dating advice that will change how you date


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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 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 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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The Importance of Vulnerability

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In this interview with Iris Benrubi, I share the importance of vulnerability in dating and relationships so you can love more deeply.

Iris Benrubi, a renowned dating and relationship coach and therapist, interviewed me for one of her summits about the importance of vulnerability. I love this topic so much, I did a TEDx talk about it. You can watch it here. I loved our conversation so much, I created a podcast episode so more of you could hear it.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why I used the metaphor of the Tootsie Pop to represent vulnerability
  • Why we choose the wrong men 
  • How to begin to shed the guards around your heart and become more vulnerable
  • How to identify your core needs and speak up about them early on
  • A powerful exercise to help you let go of past pain
  • Important questions to ask yourself while dating
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Boundaries Aren’t Bitchy – An Interview With Cami Elen

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Boundaries aren’t bitchy, even though many people think they are. Setting boundaries early on in dating is critical. Here’s how.

Several years ago, I was interviewed by Cami Elen about why boundaries aren’t bitchy. In this private summit, I shared vulnerably about why I became a dating and love coach, why boundaries are beautiful and how I help women set clear boundaries from the very start. This conversation was so important, I decided to share it in a podcast episode.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • The number one mistake women make at the start of dating
  • How to stop texting and meet someone for a first date
  • Standards and boundaries to set early on
  • How to know when to have sex in a new relationship
  • What’s the pink velvet rope in dating
  • My five step method to set clear boundaries in dating
  • An exercise to help you identify your core needs in dating
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