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056 Raising Wives pt 2.

Discussion continued. What are we teaching our youth on dating, relationships & marriage? If we believe in marriage, do we live by example or do we speak in terms of beliefs…
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054 Afraid of Intimacy

What is intimacy? How does the loss of intimacy affect a relationship? How does it affect future relationships? Let's talk about it.....
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053 Afraid of Commitment

For some people, being in a committed relationship is equivalent to loss of freedom or feeling trapped. However, relationships aren't meant to take away from life. To enter into a…
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052 Afraid of Lonely

Due to the conditioning of society, religion, cultural beliefs and more, some people believe to be single is to be lonely. They feel it only happens to those that are undesirable.…
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051 Afraid of Happy

In dating and relationships there will be some bumps along the road. Unfortunately, for some people those bumps prove to be too difficult to overcome without developing deeply rooted scars. Although…
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050 Unconditional Love. Is it Possible?

What is unconditional love? So many people claim to be in search of it but cannot truly give a realistic definition of what it is in relationships? Is it loyalty?…
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Schedule Change

Beginning Sunday 06/04/17 new episodes will be available every Sunday and occasionally on Wednesdays as well. I apologize for all the changes lately. As my schedule becomes more demanding I…
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Unconditional Love. Is it Possible?

What is unconditional love? So many people claim to be in search of it but cannot truly give a realistic definition of what it is in relationships? Is it loyalty?…
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049 A Relationship Do Over

Sometimes on the journey of love it is easy to get caught up in moments of excitement. That is until reality begins to set in and emotions starts to take…
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047 Free Dates

Do some women really accept dates only for a free meal or a free outing? Let's talk about it... www.workingonammasterplan.com
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046 Shamed for Being Single Over 35

Are you someone that believes after the age of 35 there is a slim to no chance of attracting love into your life? Are you someone that has stayed in…
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045 Is your fear of being hurt, bigger than your desire to be in love?

It is true that our biggest disappointments in life are based on the difference in what is true and what we believe to be true. Listen as Trina break down…
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044 Stand by Your Man

As women it is imperative that we form friendships and bonds with other women. It is necessary in our efforts to develop or (redevelop) healthy foundations, especially those of romantic…
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043 A Conversation with My Mom & Aunt on Dating

Listen as Trina, her mom and aunt have an honest, unplanned conversation on dating and relationships. They discuss the differences between dating in their youth(1970"s-1990's) compared to dating today.
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042 Avoiding The Friend-zone

Dating Dilemma Alert!! Listen as Trina reads and responds to an email regarding a listener problem with being put into the 'friend-zone' more than she would like. We would like…
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041 Dating Is Not Dead

Is dating truly dead? Not for Trina. Listen to find out why she feels that dating is not dead.www.workingonamasterplan.com
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040 First Dates, Cheap Dates & Worst Dates

Listen as Trina responds to listener's questions on first date suggestions and best and worst date experiences.Thanks to www.improve365.org for sponsoring this episode.
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037 You Cant Help Who You Fall in Love With

Is it really true that you cant help who you fall in love with? Listen as Trina gives her opinion on the topic. Special thanks to www.improve365.org for sponsoring this…
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035 Self confidence,Self worth & Self love

Listen as Trina explain the importance of having a healthy sense of self confidence, self worth and self love while dating. www.workingonamasterplan.com
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033 Online Dating

Listen as Trina respond to a callers question about online dating. She not only gives her opinion but she also shares her personal experience with online dating. www.workingonamasterplan.com
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032 Holiday Loneliness

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!! It is our hope that you are truly enjoying this holiday with family, friends or however you are able to take part in experiencing love. This episode…
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031 The Contracted Relationship

Listen as Trina respond to a caller's question about prenuptial agreements. Go to www.workingonamasterplan.com for more information.
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030 Falling for My Friend

Should friendship be the foundation of a relationship? Listen as Trina give her opinion on the question. Go to www.workingonamasterplan.com for more information.
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029 Casual Sex pt.2

Sometimes casual sex isn't very casual. We must be open and honest about what we expect versus what we hope to happen when involving sex. Listen as Trina uses her…
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028 Picky Dater

Do you ever wonder if you are doing something wrong because of the number of "failed" dates or relationships that you experience? Maybe you are wondering why is it taking…
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027 Normalizing Dysfunction

How many of us learn to adapt to challening life lessons rather than work through them? If someone told you the way you view relationships is not normal or healthy,…
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023 We’re Great People But Not Together

It is possible to have two great individuals that are not great together, as a couple. Regardless of how great you or others think a potential spouse would be, sometimes…
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022 Dating with a Broken Heart

Dating is about discovering likes, dislikes, wants etc. It is not about healing wounds. Often we find ourselves in a perpetual state of dysfunction when we look for love to…
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021 Dating Without a Purpose

Dating can be fun. It can be interesting but it can also be very overwhelming. Sometimes we must take a step back to evaluate our true intention in dating. Are…
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020 Dating with Depression

We are all dealing with something that we would rather not have to discuss with anyone. The reality is that to be in a relationship requires complete transparency. If we…
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019 Common Dating & Relationship Myths that Single People Believe

What are some common dating and relationship myths that you've heard and/or believe? Join Trina as she discuss five myths that may be hurting your dating life and potential relationships.
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018 Dating a Married Man – Working On A Masterplan with LaTrina McDonald

On this episode Trina responds to a dating dilemma concerning a woman dating a married man. As always she gives an honest yet tactful response to the consequences of getting…
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017 Dating with an STD

According to The American Sexual Health Association, www.ashasexualhealth.org, more than half of all people will have an STD/STI at some point in their lifetime. Listen as Trina read a letter…
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016 Dating as a Single Parent – Working On A Masterplan with LaTrina McDonald

Being a single parent is not a goal of most people. Unfortunately, it is a reality for a very high percentage of people in the world. On this episode Trina will…
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015 Happily Ever After Can Be A Reality… – Working On A Masterplan with LaTrina McDonald

Join host, Trina and special guests Aaron and April of Nurturing Marriage (www.nurturingmarriage.org).  They discuss how soon is too soon to discuss marriage, individuality in marriage, the overall goal and…
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014 Dating After Being In An Abusive Relationship – Pt.2

The conclusion of the discussion between Trina and Lea Henry regarding abusive relationships and dating afterwards.
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013 Dating After Being In An Abusive Relationship – Pt.1

Join Trina and special guest, Lea Henry, while we discuss her abusive marriage and how she chose to move on with life afterwards. This is part one of the two part…
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012 Dating while Pregnant

Would you date while you are pregnant? Would you date someone that is pregnant? Let’s talk about it…. www.workingonamasterplan.com
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011 Too Much Too Soon…

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you found that you were doing things at a self fulfilling pace? A pace that may not healthy? Let’s talk about it…..
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010 Let’s Talk About Sex

Would you date someone that you are not physically/sexually attracted to? Would you be with someone if the two of you are not sexually compatible? Let’s talk about it…..
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009 A Piece of Peace

The pursuit of love does not have to be like a walk on a battlefield. Despite what some may believe, all dating and relationships are not filled with drama and…
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008 The Fixer Upper

We all know someone or have been the one who feel the need to elevate potential partners to our level or at least on a level that person aspire to…
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006 Your Son Is Not Your Man

Almost every parent would like to raise their child(ren) to become responsible adults. Unfortunately, there are those that blur the lines in raising and creating. It is important to know the…
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005 The Accidental Relationship

Have you turned you purpose in dating into dating on a timeline? Many of us know someone or has been someone to rush into relationships or puts pressure on someone…
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004 The I do, Before I do

So, you think you are ready for marriage but are you sure? Are you being complacent? Do you feel this is as good as it’s going to get? Be sure…
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003 Power Couple

What is a power couple? Many people dream of being “that couple” that others admire. Unfortunately, most are not wiling to put in the work on their end to make…
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002 Free Yourself- Forgiving an Ex

The topic of discussion is forgiving and letting go. As we continue to lay the foundation for healthy dating and relationships we must learn the value in letting go of…
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001Miseducation, Misguidance & Misinformation of Dating with a Purpose – Working On A Masterplan with LaTrina McDonald

This first show of The Dating Up series will lay the foundation for dating and relationships. The topic of discussion will be “Purpose”. A couple common questions are: What is…
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