Do Dating Apps Really Suck?

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Do dating apps really suck, or can we find a way to make them work for us without all the stress and disappointment?

How can we make dating apps work for us? My podcast guest, Carla Romo, is an international certified dating and relationship coach who’s helped close to 1,000 women and men push through their BS (blind sides) so they can thrive in dating, get over breakups and make relationships everlasting. She’s the author of Contagious Love, a speaker and former podcast co-host.

In this episode:

  • Why people burnout on apps 
  • Do the apps really suck? 
  • How to make the apps work for you
  • The top 2 things to do to find dating app success 
  • The sneaky red flags on dating apps
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How Anxious/Avoidant Relationships Can Succeed

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Can anxious/avoidant relationships succeed? My podcast guest, Thais Gibson, is an expert in attachment theory and has great tips for you.

Dr. Thais Gibson is known for her work on attachment theory. She created Gibson Integrated Attachment Theory™, an innovative framework uniting traditional attachment theory, developmental psychology insights, and subconscious reprogramming techniques. This framework is reflected in the courses she teaches in The Personal Development School, in her innovative coach training program and in her most recent book, Learning Love.  

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • The attachment styles and their impact on relationships
  • How partners with anxious/avoidant styles can succeed
  • How past wounds affect our relationships
  • How to heal past wounds
  • Tips and tools for creating healthier relationships
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Break Free of Dating Myths That Keep You From Love

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What are the dating myths that are keeping you from your last first date? Damona Hoffman tells all in this episode!

My podcast guest, Damona Hoffman, is a regular cast member of The Drew Barrymore Show and a frequent contributor to NPR, The Washington Post, The LA Times, and Access Hollywood. Her podcast, Dates & Mates, was named Podcast of the Year at the Black Podcasting Awards in 2022. Damona’s first book F the Fairy Tale was released January 2, 2024. She lives in LA with her husband and two children.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • The four dating myths in Damona’s book
  • The pillars of healthy relationships
  • What’s missing in the dating world today
  • Unconscious biases that keep people from love
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Healing Your Anxious Attachment

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If you have an anxious attachment style, it can be challenging to date. Therapist Jennifer Nurick can help! Listen to this episode here.

Jennifer Nurick specializes in healing anxious attachment, attachment injuries and childhood trauma. She is a licensed Clinical Psychotherapist, Counsellor, Energetic Healer, and the author of “Heal Your Anxious Attachment: Release Past Trauma, Cultivate Secure Relationships, and Nurture a Deeper Sense of Self”. She is the founder and voice of Psychotherapy Central. She has been working in the healing space for over 20 years, combining Eastern energetic practices and Western psychotherapy.. She offers transformational courses to help individuals and couples heal trauma and build secure long-term relationships.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What are the attachment styles?
  • Why is your attachment style important in dating and relationships?
  • How does anxious attachment show up when dating?
  • What is the pursuer/withdrawer dynamic?
  • How can you break unhealthy attachment patterns in dating?
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How to Cultivate a Deeper Connection With Your Partner

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If you want a deeper connection with your partner, listen to this podcast episode with Bryan Reeves. Elevate your relationship today!

Bryan Reeves is back on the podcast, talking about cultivating a deeper connection with your partner. A former US Air Force Captain, he is an internationally renowned Author and Life/Relationship Coach with a current focus on supporting men to have better lives and relationships. His viral blog has been read by over 50 million people worldwide. He’s the co-founder of “Elevate Your Relationship,” a live coaching program for men ready to improve their relationships. He’s co-host of the popular podcast, “Men, This Way,” and author of his newest book, Choose Her Every Day (Or Leave Her).

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why the article “Choose Her Every Day (Or Leave Her)” resonated for so many people 
  • The three stages of love and relationships
  • Who pays on a first date?
  • What men can do to make women feel safer
  • What women can do when a man checks out of the relationship to help invite him back in (without sacrificing or losing herself)
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Are Dating Apps in Their Flop Era?

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Are dating apps soon to be a thing of the past? Are they in their flop era? Here are my thoughts about dating apps today.

Are dating apps in their flop era? There’s been a lot of talk in the news lately about the decline of dating apps, and some have even been sued for their addictive nature. Are dating apps a thing of the past? Maybe. The apps are going through a crisis of public perception. People are feeling done with the whole thing. Let’s discuss!

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