THE SEVEN STEPS TO LOVE E-COURSE
The Seven Steps to Love e-course and the dating resources described below comprise the DateWise Toolkit.
Each step of the e-course includes readings and self-exploration exercises you complete, save, and edit when you log on to your personal dating dashboard.
Step one: IT STARTS WITH YOU
Uncover your childhood patterns of relating that shaped how you’ve chosen partners and behaved in relationships.
Step two: CHANGE YOUR PATTERNS
Develop a plan to adopt new behaviors, actions and thoughts that support healthy relationships.
Step three: YOUR FUTURE LOVE RELATIONSHIP
Define what you want in your future partner and relationship, clear obstacles to moving forward, and make space in your life for dating and a new relationship.
Step four MEN—HOW FIND THEM
Identify ways to meet your ideal partner and make a plan of action. Extensive tips for online dating.
Step five: YOUR FIRST THREE DATES
Learn how to make the most of these early dates, including choosing the best activities, ensuring meaningful interactions, reflecting on the dates, and following up afterwards. You’ll also learn to identify red flags you might encounter at this stage.
Step six: CASUAL DATING… BUT NOT FOREVER
Discover if he has the qualities you want in a lasting love relationship before you become exclusive.
Step seven: EXCLUSIVITY AND COMMITMENT
Learn how to move from dating to exclusivity, and from exclusivity to a committed, long-term relationship.
Your dating dashboard also includes the following resources to assist you through the dating process.
Date profiles: Compile the online profiles, photos and details of the men you’re dating, and make notes about your dates. Compile your personal information and photos for dating sites.
Personal documents: These are key documents you’ll create and refer to as you work through the course, including your initial criteria for screening men, the plan you create for your future love relationship, your pledge about letting go of hurt and pain from past relationships, and the self-assessment that you complete prior to enrolling in the course.
Targets and goals: Track your progress on changing relationship patterns and adopting healthier behaviors.
Success journal: Here you’ll write about your dating and life successes, no matter how small.
Dating resources: An extensive reading list on dating, relationships and life in general, plus links to helpful articles.
Sample scripts and questions: This includes sample scripts and questions that you customize for your voice and needs and use to spur conversations.
Wellness resources: Throughout the course, you will do a lot of work around your past relationships and patterns. This will probably stir up a lot of old feelings. This toolkit helps you practice mindfulness, manage stress, learn about attachments with others, fear of intimacy, and how to cut the cord on past negative relationships.
Love and dating blog: An interactive blog with helpful ideas related to dating, love and wellness.