How to Have Difficult Conversations With Your Partner

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If you’re like most people, you shy away from having difficult conversations with your partner. In this video, learn my 4-step method for speaking up!

Do you shy away from having difficult conversations in dating and relationships? If having a root canal sounds like a more pleasant alternative than speaking up about sex, money, or any other challenging topic, today’s video is for you!

Here’s the thing…most people have never been taught HOW to have a difficult conversation. That’s why it’s so scary.

Well, that changes today!

Because if you’re going to have a difficult conversation, you need to prepare. Preparation helps you feel confident and empowered. And, if you’ve prepared well, the conversation will be less stressful, and you’ll be far less afraid to speak up the next time.

I share a few tips on how to prepare for the conversation, and then you’ll hear my highly effective 4-step method for having difficult conversations when you’re dating or in a relationship.

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[PODCAST] The Power of Being Present in Relationships

Being Present

[PODCAST] One of the most important aspects of being in a relationship is being present. We communicate so much by listening and being open.

After completing her social work studies in Vienna, my podcast guest, Doris Schachenhofer, worked with children, homeless people, delinquent teenagers and prisoners transitioning back into the real world. In 2014, she became an Access Consciousness® facilitator. Today she travels the world supporting people to be more of themselves. The classes she delivers in both live and online settings including Right Voice for You, Being You, Conscious Parents and Conscious Kids. 

Doris joined me on Last First Date Radio for a deep dive into the power of being present in relationships. Listen to episode 363: How to Be Present and Gain Greater Power in Communication

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[PODCAST] 3 Keys to Great Communication—From First Date to Relationship

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In this episode of Last First Date Radio, you’ll learn the 3 keys to great communication from a psychologist. Check out the effective tools she shares here.

My podcast guest, Susanna Mittermaier, is a psychologist and the founder of Pragmatic Psychology. She is also the author of the #1 international bestselling book, Practical Tools for Being Crazy Happy, and she’s a certified facilitator for Right Voice for You, by Access Consciousness®. A highly sought after public speaker, Susanna offers a new paradigm of therapy called Pragmatic Psychology. She is known for her ability to transform people’s problems and difficulties into possibilities and powerful choices.

Check out highlights below, and download/listen to this episode as we discuss the three keys to great communication, from first date to a building a relationship.

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How to Avoid Being Blindsided in a Relationship

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Have you ever felt you were blindsided in a relationship? Things seemed to be just fine, and suddenly…BAM!…he breaks up with you. What happened? You didn’t see it coming.

I believe relationships leave clues, and if we pay close attention, it’s much harder to feel blindsided ever again. Watch this video to learn my method for preventing being blindsided in the future.

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3 Steps to Setting Clear Boundaries in Dating

Setting Clear Boundaries

Boundaries? Gotta have ’em! In this video, I share 3 steps to setting clear boundaries when you’re dating or in a relationship.

What are boundaries? I like to define them as a pink velvet rope, you know the kind they have in theaters? Their purpose is to keep the wrong people out and the right ones in. Boundaries are our emotional self-defense. They teach others how to treat us, and they keep us safe and sane.

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3 Ways to Build Trust in Relationships

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Trust is a cornerstone of a healthy relationship. How do you build trust? My podcast guest, Karen Aberle, shares actionable tips for you!

Whether you’re single, married, or searching for love, you’re sure to be inspired by my podcast guest. Karen Aberle is the author of Love’s Invisible Dance, inspired by her own juicy 30-year marriage, 3 decades of researching relationship and the philosophy of language, and an 18-year apprenticeship with shamans of central Mexico. She’s coached teams in Fortune 100 organizations on building strong professional relationships using the same skills she and her husband have taught in couples’ workshops.

Check out highlights below for episode 334: Karen Aberle on 3 Ways to Build Trust in Your Relationship





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