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How to Get Over Dating App Fatigue

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Do you have dating app fatigue? Matchmaker Lisa Hutcherson shares tips on how to overcome your frustration with dating apps!

Lisa Hutcherson is the Vice President of Selective Search, the nation’s premier luxury matchmaking firm. Selective Search combines a personalized interview process with a review of over 225 key indicators to ensure that users find compatible long-term partners. As a dating and relationship expert, Lisa has been featured on various news outlets, including FOX Chicago, Arkansas Style, and WGN. 

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What causes dating app fatigue
  • How to overcome dating app fatigue
  • What to look for in a potential partner
  • How to set your relationship up for long-term commitment
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Why Do Men Do That??

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Want to know “Why do men do that?” I share 5 common questions and the answers that will help you understand men!

Have you ever asked, “Why do men do that?” Women try to understand men, men try to understand women. It’s not that complicated. In this video, I share five questions women have about men’s behavior and answer them so we can stop asking “Why do men do that?”

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Healing From the Past for Healthier Relationships

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Healing from the past paves the way for healthier relationships. Therapist Marlisse Testa shows us how in this episode!

Marlisse Testa is a licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida who works with teens, adults, couples, and families. She treats depression, anxiety, mood disorders, mild personality disorders, trauma, PTSD and complex PTSD, relationship issues, divorce, dating, grief/loss, self-esteem, self-care, assertiveness training and more. She is also trauma trained and she is a Certified Integrative Medicine Provider and a trained narcissist abuse therapist. She’s here today to speak about her book, Stow Your Luggage When Dating: Practical Ways to Get Back into Dating While Putting Your Past Behind You to Have a Healthy, Vibrant, and Lasting Relationship.  

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • Why she wrote this book
  • What is the Ice Cream Theory in relation to dating?
  • Some signs that you should walk away from a person you’re dating
  • What she means by ‘hold on loosely’
  • Advice for those who are impatient in dating and relationships
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How Overthinking Is Ruining Your Love Life


Overthinking can lead to sabotaging your love life. Learn how to stop overthinking in dating so you can have a healthy relationship.

You have a successful career. You have great friends. So, why do you find yourself questioning every thing a man says or does, every conversation, every text, and every date? If overthinking is ruining your love life, what I’m about to say is going to change your life!

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How to Identify Financial Infidelity

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Have you heard of financial infidelity? Forensic accountant, Tracy Coenen, explains how to find hidden money in a divorce on today’s episode.

Tracy Coenen has been investigating fraud for more than 25 years, but she didn’t always want to be a forensic accountant. With a dream of one day being a prison warden, she went to college to get a degree in criminology. A class on financial crime investigations reminded her how much she loved Encyclopedia Brown books as a kid. As she continued her criminology degree, she added accounting and economics courses so she could become a CPA, and today, Tracy finds money in cases of corporate fraud, high net worth divorce, and other financial shenanigans.

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What is Financial Infidelity (or Financial Abuse) and How to Identify It
  • Red flags of financial fraud in Marriage
  • How to find hidden money in a divorce
  • The Divorce Money Guide and why it’s important
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Is Your Checklist Keeping You From Love?

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Your checklist for the perfect partner is probably keeping you from the love you want. Ditch the checklist and do this instead!

Is your checklist keeping you from love? If your list for your ideal partner includes height, hair color, salary, or musical taste, the answer is probably yes. In this video, I’ll be exploring why your checklist is usually blocking you from finding love, and how you can find your last first date.

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The Recipe for a Thriving Relationship

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How can you create a thriving relationship? Listen to this episode with Christine Eartheart for great tips on improving your relationship.

Christine Eartheart is the Founder of the Center for Thriving Relationships where she and  her husband help couples transform conflict, deepen connection, and create the kind of love they have always wanted. Combining both the heart and science of relationships, they offer weekend retreats, online courses, and private sessions to clients around the world. They also developed the Thriving Relationship Coach Certification program where they train others on 50+ signature and scientifically-backed tools and formulas to create powerful, repeatable, and predictable breakthroughs for couples. Christine is also host of the Thriving Relationships Show, a TEDx speaker, and an enthusiastic believer in what’s possible in love. The Center for Thriving Relationships has been featured in Psychology Today, Happify, Thrive Global, NBC, ABC, and CBS. 

In this episode of Last First Date Radio:

  • What couples can do when their differences come between them
  • Why secure attachment is so important for couples to thrive
  • The keys to communication so both partners actually feel heard and understood
  • What couples can do if they have different interest levels in physical intimacy
  • The most important ingredients for creating a thriving relationship
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