On the Single Over 30 podcast, dating and relationship coach, Shana Schutte, will show you how to overcome the internal and external obstacles that are keeping you from tying the knot. And, she'll give you practical strategies to help you attract a trustworthy marriage-minded man so you don't waste your time in dead-end, going nowhere relationships. Shana didn't marry until she was in her forties; she knows what it's like to stand in your single shoes. Be encouraged! The dream you have to love--and be loved--is possible.
How to Avoid the Texting Fizzle Effect and Get the Date Instead
Picture this: You’ve been connecting with a guy over text and things are going well and you’re hoping he’s going to move it to the next level by asking for a phone call, a date, or a video chat. But then. . . the whole thing just fizzles out.
In this episode, I am going to give you an awesome strategy that you can put into practice so that your conversations don’t just fall flat so you actually get the date.
4 Mindset Shifts to Overcome Dating Discouragement
Ah dating! It can feel so discouraging at times, right? You want a relationship but it isn’t happening the way you want or when you want and maybe there are even times it feels like it may never happen.
This can lead to a whole lot of discouragement.
And, I get it because I didn’t marry until my late 40s even though I wanted to marry much sooner.
Keeping the right attitude and mindset can help battle discouragement.
So, on today’s episode, I’m going to give you 4 Mindset Shifts (or perspectives) you can adopt to stay hopeful and positive while you’re putting yourself out there.
These are 4 Mindset Shifts to Overcome Dating Discouragement.
And, since we’re talking about staying hopeful, I’ve got something special for you to encourage you.
I’ve created 7 printable affirmations for you—one a day for 7 days that you can download and print out in color if you like and place somewhere to encourage yourself to remind yourself how awesome you are. Because you are! To get these printable affirmations, just head on over to singleover30.net/printable.
Are You Ready to Date? + Free Checklist
I often talk with women who say they're interested in a relationship, but they are afraid. They're afraid that they don't have what it takes to make a relationship work. They’re afraid they’re not ready to date . . . and they wonder if they can have a happy, healthy relationship.
If this describes you, you’re in the right place, friend, because today I am going to share questions you can ask yourself to identify your readiness to date.
I also have a freebie I want to share with you, it’s the “Ready to Date Checklist” and it contains 30 questions to help you ask yourself if you're ready to date. And it will give you a lot of food for thought about your motivations for dating to identify what you want in your dating life going forward.
To get that freebie, head on over to singleover30.net/checklist.
How to Feel More Emotionally Safe, Confident and Loved in a Relationship
What do you do if you can’t ever seem feel emotionally safe and confident in dating relationships or even when you are just getting to know men or a particular man?
What do you do if you are often emotionally triggered and as a result you just shut down, quiet down, and pull away from men who might even be good guys?
How can you feel more emotionally safe, confident—and even loved in a special relationship or while dating?
In this episode of the Single Over 30 podcast, I answer these questions.
Remember, the dream you have to love--and be loved--is possible!
How Not to Waste Time in Your Dating Life
I often speak with many wonderful single women who tell me they don't want to waste time in their dating life.
If you can relate, I get it.
After all, you're ready for a serious relationship that leads to commitment so you don't want to waste time with men and in relationships that aren't going to go anywhere. That totally makes sense.
However, I have an important question for you. . .
Is it possible to waste time if you are adamant about not wasting time? In this episode, I share how this can absolutely happen--and it happens all the time with the women I coach, and how it happened to me too.
This is a definite listen if you want to purposeful in your dating and relationship life and you want to improve your opportunities to find a trustworthy, marriage-minded man.
I hope you are encouraged! The dream you have to love--and be loved--is possible!
P.S. To set up your free, 30-minute Breakthrough Session with me where I will help you overcome your biggest dating or relationship obstacle, please visit singleover30.net and click on "Coaching" on the top menu.
Why It's Important to Get Over the Past (+ my biggest heartbreak story)
In this episode, I share my story about my biggest romantic heartbreak, not to discourage you or make you feel sad, but to empower you and share why it's important to get over--and move past--the past.
My story reveals that there is no doubt the past can have power over the present, but only if we let it. Moving past the past can help pave the way for a happy, healthy relationship but not healing can get you all kinds of stuck. I've been there.
If you'd like to find out if you are a good candidate for one-on-one coaching with me and also receive a free, 30-minute Breakthrough Session, just visit this page, fill out a short form and then set up a time on my calendar to talk with me.
So very wise and encouraging
Hello, I have been listening to Shana’s encouraging podcasts for a year of more now. I feel like she has become a friend who understands and really “gets it”. Her thoughtful insights, wisdom , encouragement and coaching are a gem ( and so is she!). She will be one of your biggest cheerleaders in this season of your life! 💐
Useful and practical relationship tips
Shanna has been so helpful in my journey to navigate dating and relationship. I would recommend her advice and coaching to anyone who would like a breakthrough in this.
Very caring person giving out amazing advice to single women.