What Dating Platforms Are Doing to Ensure User Safety

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What are dating platforms doing to make sure you stay safe online? Andrew Hendel, founder of a new dating app, Marshmallo, weighs in.

Andrew Hendel is the CEO and Founder of Marshmallo, a company that applies financial technology to enhance safety and security for online daters. As the visionary behind Marshmallo, Andrew is dedicated to revolutionizing the online dating landscape. 

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • The responsibility of dating sites to ensure user safety
  • How the Marshmallo app uses background checks, advanced verification methods, and anti-harassment technology
  • How dating platforms can deal better with common online dating scams include catfishing, romance scammers, phishing, advance fee fraud, blackmail and extortion, identity theft, fake profiles, and bots
  • How to stay safe when dating online
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Why Women Are Unfulfilled in their Romantic Relationships

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Why are so many women unfulfilled in their romantic relationships? That’s what my podcast guest, Gillian Pothier, addresses in this episode!

Through her writing, teaching, and Feminine mentorship, Gillian Pothier helps women repair and co-create fulfilling lifelong bonds with the men in her life (husband, lover, father, son, brother, former husband, friend, colleague…). Gillian studied literature and visual art at Bennington College before receiving an MA in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Her work centers on what becomes possible when we understand Masculine and Feminine nature and co-creation through the lens of psychology, beauty, fairytale, and Jungian archetypes.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why so many women are unfulfilled in their romantic relationships
  • What women misunderstand about men
  • How women can embody their feminine nature in dating
  • Being great at being a woman vs. being a great woman
  • What is Deep Feminine and how can women embody it?
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Mindfulness Methods for Life


My podcast guest, Julie Potiker, shares mindfulness tools that will help you become calmer, happier, and more at peace!

Julie Potiker is a mindfulness expert with extensive certifications and teacher training in a variety of tools and methods, including Mindful Self-Compassion. Her new book is “SNAP! From Chaos to Calm.” Through her Mindful Methods for Life program offerings, Julie helps others bring more peace and wellness into their lives. Julie’s first book, “Life Falls Apart, but You Don’t Have To: Mindful Methods for Staying Calm in the Midst of Chaos,” is now available on audiobook.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why Julie turned to mindfulness when her kids were teens
  • How we can rewire our brains for calm, peace, and happiness
  • Why Julie wrote her new book, “SNAP! From Chaos to Calm”
  • What is SNAP and how does it help you calm down when you’re feeling upset?
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Finding Hope When Dating Gets You Down

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If you struggle with finding hope when dating feels like an endless loop of disappointment, I’ve got you covered!

After a breakup or a string of bad dates (or no dates at all), dating can get you down. Finding hope can feel almost impossible at times. Here are my best tips for staying optimistic on your journey to finding someone special who brings a smile to your face and adds value to your life.

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10 Signs of a One-Sided Relationship

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Have you ever been in a one-sided relationship – feeling anxious, questioning their interest in you? If so, watch this video!

If you’ve ever been in a one-sided relationship, you know how awful it feels. You’re always on edge, wondering if they really like you. In this video, I share 10 signs that the relationship is not working, because they’re just not that interested in you.

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Master Your Stress, Improve Your Relationships

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When you master your stress, you’ll improve all your relationships — especially the one with yourself. Listen to this episode to learn how.

Dr. Doni Wilson is a Naturopathic Doctor, certified professional midwife, certified nutrition specialist, and bestselling author of Master Your Stress, Reset Your Health. For more than 22 years, she has helped thousands of patients overcome health challenges and achieve wellness by using specific strategies that address the whole body and ultimately resolve the underlying causes of distress.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • How do you figure out what kind of unique stress type you are and how that affects your day-to-day life and relationships?
  • What are some tips and tricks on how to calm your—and your partner’s—specific stress types?
  • How can someone personalize your science backed C.A.R.E. program and include their partner so they can get the benefits, too?
  • Why do simple activities like more frequent hugging and sex promote stress recovery?
  • What are some health-boosting recipes couples can make together for date night or a lazy morning in?
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