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First Date Ups and Downs, and Their Take-Aways with Jodi Klein

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First Date Ups and Downs, and Their Take-Aways with Jodi Klein

The magic of first dates is a kind that can’t be replicated. Whether straight out of a fairytale or something of a horror story, they’re almost always unforgettable. Dr. Terri talks to Jodi Klein, podcast host, blogger and author of the book, "First Date Stories: Women’s Romantic and Ridiculous Midlife Adventures." Jodi discusses true hopeful, hilarious, and horrific first date stories, plus takeaway tips and inspirational quotes by women in their late-30's and beyond. Not all first dates are created equal, and sometimes they can be the beginning of something wonderful.

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Jodi_Klein_699631506.jpgJodi Klein is the author of First Date Stories: Women’s Romantic and Ridiculous Midlife Adventures. A demanding career and desire to find the right “Mr. Yes” for her led to Jodi becoming an alumna of nearly 400 dates over the course of 26 years. She founded “First Date Stories”—the podcast and the blog—as a platform for women to share their tales and wisdom so that others can overcome the trials of dating in midlife and find the long-term love they seek. Jodi is a graduate of UC Davis and holds an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. She lives with her husband in San Francisco, where she spends time working with non-profits on social causes and rooting for her favorite sports teams.


About Dr. Terri Orbuch:

Dr. Terri Orbuch (aka The Love Doctor®) is an internationally recognized relationship expert, author, speaker, professor at Oakland University, and research scientist at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. She is also the director of a landmark study, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), where she has been following the same couples for almost 3 decades.

Dr. Orbuch is widely published in scientific journals and the author of “5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage From Good to Great” and “Finding Love Again: 6 Simple Steps to a New and Happy Relationship.” Her practical science-based advice has led to being featured in publications in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, USA Today, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan, and TIME magazine, and appearances on The Today Show, MSNBC, The Katie Couric Show, ESPN, HuffPost Live, and CNN.

She writes articles at Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and other national outlets; and her relationship segments are aired on Fox-2 Detroit Morning News. She just launched a new video online course called, “How to Find Love in 7 Days: The Science of Finding Love.” Learn more about her at: