Sandy Weiner is the founder of Last First Date, and is devoted to helping women achieve healthy, off-the-charts love in the 2nd half of life.
An internationally known TEDx speaker, she has contributed hundreds of articles to publications including the Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and The Good Men Project, and is the dating expert at Better After 50. She's also the host of Last First Date Radio
Her specialty is in helping women communicate effectively, set clear boundaries in relationships, and value themselves.
Guiding Principle, Quote or Mantra
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou
Tripped Up in a Partnership
Sandy was uncomfortable with a business partnership she was in and ultimately the partnership collapsed right before they were going to launch their offering. What she learned is the importance of clarity.
The “DUH” moment that changed your partnerships forever
The big DUH for her was her marriage. She was with the wrong person for 23 years and no longer believed love was possible. Then she had a wake up call and hope was renewed.
Proudest moment in partnership
She and her ex-husband parented very differently and it was very divisive. She learned how to see the partnership in a new way. This new perspective led to her daughter saying “It feels better here.”
Current Partnership that Has You Excited
Sandy’s partnership with a fellow coach to be accountability partners for each other and what this partnership has supported her in accomplishing in her life.
What is the best partnership / relationship advice you have ever received?
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Getting support. Whenever you feel like something is too much. There’s no way you can do it. Ask yourself, “Who can support me. How can I get support?” It is really healthy to ask for support. It is a sign of strength.