Mom, SLOW DOWN!
Dating in your 40s can be tricky to navigate but learn how self love can make you a better dater
Dec 15, 2020
Dating with Courtney WildEpisode 10: Show Notes.The pandemic has put a lot of strain on relationships, and we know many people who have cho-sen to part ways with their partners. Dating looks completely different now, and if you are enter-ing the dating world once again, it’s best to have your wits about you. Today's guest, CourtneyWild, brow artist to the stars and Jessica’s good friend, joins us today to share her dating in-sights. Of course, no conversation on modern relationships can happen without talking aboutdating apps, so Courtney gives us the low-down on what's out there and how to avoid acci-dentally swiping past the love of your life. We also touch on dating as you get older, whereCourtney shares why her 20s were filled with fleeting, ultimately empty relationships. Seeing asthese are formative years in your adulthood, you are still getting to know yourself, which is whyrelationships can be so hard. When you are fearful and insecure, it is hard to act from a place oflove. While external relationships are important, nothing holds more weight than the relationshipyou have with yourself, and we talk about why you should consider dating yourself before get-ting back out there. There is no right or wrong way to re-enter the turbulent world of dating. Justremember to go in with an open mind and heart, and practice a whole lot of self-love along theway!Key Points From This Episode:• The benefits of doing home brow visits during the pandemic for Courtney.• Dating apps and the confusion that comes with which way to swipe.• Courtney’s recent breakup and how she used the opportunity to ‘date herself’ again.• Some of the different dating apps that are available.• Dating in your 20s versus in your 30s – You know yourself better as you get older.• The biggest lesson Courtney learned about dating: Come into relationships whole.• In the moments you are alone, you learn the most about yourself.• Why Courtney stayed in her relationship for so much longer than she should have.• Presence and mindfulness and how this helps you find happiness in the current moment.• How busyness distracts us and helps us avoid the sometimes hurtful truth.• Why Courtney writes down what makes her happy and refers back to it in hard times.• Courtney’s hilarious one-night stand story, right after her divorce finalization.• How to approach dating after a divorce – Go in with an open mind and heart and have fun.• Differences between dating in the Midwest and LA.• The importance of meeting your needs yourself before you expect someone else to.• Self-care and self-love look differently for everyone, so find what works for you!X© Mom, Slow Down! 2020 --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
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