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The Cost of Love with Haley McGee

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Is the cost of love worth it? Join love idiot, actor & author Haley McGee as she talks to a wide range of experts to find out. Equal parts brainy, cathartic and dishy. Season 1 of The Cost of Love begins 10th February.

Is the cost of love worth it? Join love idiot, actor & author Haley McGee as she talks to a wide range of experts to find out. Equal parts brainy, cathartic and dishy. Season 1 of The Cost of Love begins 10th February.

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United Kingdom

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Is the cost of love worth it? Join love idiot, actor & author Haley McGee as she talks to a wide range of experts to find out. Equal parts brainy, cathartic and dishy. Season 1 of The Cost of Love begins 10th February.

Language:

English

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07710976649


Episodes

The Cost of THE COST OF LOVE with Haley & the COL team

7/28/2021
Haley, her real life boyfriend, & the cost of love team get very personal, with a real time cost-benefit analysis of making this podcast. Haley & Robert discuss the arguments they had writing the jingle together & their opposing views on weddings. Haley chats with producer/editor Maddie & assistant producer Eliza about their stand out moments. Plus we give you the HARD numbers on what this podcast actually cost to make in ££. Buy us a COFFEE! Follow The Cost of Love on Twitter &...

Duration:01:15:31

DJs & The Cost of Love with Queer House Party

7/14/2021
Born out of economic need in lockdown by three housemates, Queer House Party is an award-winning DJ collective, community platform & queer party that’s accessible, radical, DIY & punk AF. QHP co-founders, DJs Nik and Seren (AKA passer and Wacha) let us in on the value of accessible online queer spaces & the ins and outs of how they built a community of thousands in isolation. They dish on how their relationship has been tested by working & living together. What relentless DJing does to...

Duration:01:04:49

Adult Sex Ed & The Cost of Love with Evie Fehilly

6/30/2021
Sex Educator and award-winning Drag King, Evie Fehilly lets us in on the value of being connected to our own pleasure -- whoever we are and however we identify. How can negative relationships with sex become joyful? Why is asking questions about sex so scary, even as a grown up? What is the value of starting conversations on parts of our life shrouded in shame? And when can we laugh about it all? Evie is a treasure trove of knowledge and insight on sex toys, sex ed and sex clowns....

Duration:01:07:39

Bonus Episode: 'The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale' Book Launch Live Recording

6/24/2021
In this bonus episode you'll hear a live recording of Haley's book launch for 'The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale' featuring the most exquisite host, Haley's friend Hannah Maxwell. Action-packed and a lot of fun, Haley reads from the book, Hannah peppers her with questions about it, the floor is opened up for questions from the crowd and finally we hear some amazing stories from out attendees about the cost of love in their lives. Truly -- we hear about crazy trips take and stupid money spent in...

Duration:01:26:03

Reality TV & The Cost of Love with Alice Varma

6/16/2021
Reality TV Producer Alice Varma (First Dates, First Dates Teens, Flirty Dancing) rips the bandaid off on why we love -- or love to hate -- reality TV. What are the complexities of 'producing' vulnerability for entertainment? How are some of our favourite reality programmes made? What is the dance between truth and drama? Who has the power, and at what cost? Plus Haley and Alice answer a listener question about whether you should let your lover invest your savings in the stock...

Duration:01:14:27

Therapy & The Cost of Love with Mary Ellen Mahoney (Part 2)

6/2/2021
Why do couples come to therapy? Why do we lose sexual interest in those we love? What techniques can grow intimacy within our relationships? How do we know when it’s time to move on? Registered Psychotherapist, Mary Ellen Mahoney (Haley's IRL therapist) is a treasure trove of knowledge. Returns to the podcast to share what ingredients make for happy relationships and how therapy can give us the recipe. And delves deep into how we can know what we want and create more conscious...

Duration:01:16:42

Therapy & The Cost of Love with Mary Ellen Mahoney (Part 1)

5/19/2021
Mary Ellen Mahoney, Haley’s real-life psychotherapist, shows us that “it's the relationship that heals” in this candid, warm & fascinating conversation about therapy when you’re single. Asking the tough, vulnerable questions, we explore: How can therapy help us break the patterns holding us back? What's the key to creating secure a base for ourselves so we can bravely walk into the unknown? How do our parents' relationships shape our love lives? Read the SHOW NOTES here. Help...

Duration:01:21:13

Ethical Hedonism & The Cost of Love with Jared Philippo

5/5/2021
Sexual empowerment. Sensual exploration. Safety and consent. The value of discovering and indulging our desires — in and out of lockdown. Behind some of the most ambitious, creative and wild parties pre-pandemic, founder of Pinky Promise Jared Philippo has a lot to teach us about how we draw and communicate boundaries in our work, our relationships and ourselves. Follow The Cost of Love on Twitter & Instagram. Read the SHOW NOTES here. RATE, REVIEW & SUBSCRIBE. ❤️

Duration:01:27:57

Egg Freezing & The Cost of Love with Talia Chai

4/21/2021
The best time to freeze your eggs is before you turn 35. Haley is 35. And so is her guest, Talia Chai, fertility expert. Neither have children and both would like to, but not just yet . . . Get the low down on all things egg freezing. How can we naturally improve our egg quality? Why should someone freeze their eggs? Are we really doomed after 35? And how much money does it COST? Plus Haley and Talia answer a listener question about dating after you've taken a financial hit and Haley...

Duration:01:52:23

Sex Scenes & The Cost of Love with Ita O'Brien

4/7/2021
Ita O'Brien, leading international Intimacy Coordinator, is responsible for the sex scenes in hit TV series Normal People, I May Destroy You, It's a Sin and Sex Education. The #metoo movement ushered in the role of the Intimacy Coordinators on film and TV sets because the emotional cost filming of sex scenes was harmful to actors. But what exactly does an intimacy coordinator do? And why does their work make the sex scenes more realistic and affective for audiences? Plus Haley is...

Duration:01:13:11

Dating & The Cost of Love with Nichi Hodgson

3/24/2021
Nichi Hodgson, dating expert & journalist, dishes on the history of dating from the Bridgerton era to today. How accurate is Bridgerton? Why did Victorians send Vinegar Valentines? What compelled soldiers to contract VD? How has the LAW shaped the way we hook up? Plus Nichi doles out insider intel from her match-making days to help you game the datings apps. We talk about why a code of conduct might be useful for dating today. Haley tackles your cost of love questions solo in this episode...

Duration:01:09:18

Language & The Cost of Love with Sarah Seraj

3/9/2021
How can almost invisible words signal that we're about to be dumped? After analysing over 1.2M posts by 6803 people in the BreakUps subreddit, PhD student Sarah Seraj shares how our language is changed by a failed romance. Not just after but up to three months before the break up actually occurs. Sarah & Haley dig into her astounding findings. Plus Haley shares a passage from her teenage diary which Sarah analyses. And we answer your questions on how to navigate gender roles & who pays for...

Duration:01:05:55

Comedy & The Cost of Love with Naomi Ekperigin & Andy Beckerman

2/24/2021
Naomi Ekperigin and Andy Beckerman, professional comedians, co-hosts of the Couples Therapy Podcast and real life couple, have a lot to share on being together and working together while maintaining a relationship that — 11 years in — is 80% joyful. Ever fantasised about working with a significant other, only to have those dreams dashed within moments of actually trying? Listen up. This hilarious and illuminating conversation explores the cost of mining your love for comedy, coping with...

Duration:01:10:23

A.I. & The Cost of Love with Dr. Robert Elliott Smith

2/10/2021
Algorithms and dating. Robots and love. What can an AI expert with 30 years' experience teach us about the cost of love? Dr. Robert Elliott Smith joins Haley to explore how our love lives are being affected by technologies that simplify & categorise. He also dishes about his own romantic history and they answer listener questions about love and money. Follow The Cost of Love on Twitter & Instagram. Read the SHOW NOTES here. Help us with OUR algorithm! RATE, REVIEW & SUBSCRIBE. ❤️

Duration:01:14:59

Trailer - The Cost of Love with Haley McGee

2/2/2021
On The Cost of Love, actor, author and self-proclaimed love idiot, Haley McGee talks to a wide range of experts to figure out if the cost of love is worth it. Each episode features a conversation with someone in the know – from an AI specialist to a porn editor, a divorce lawyer to a romance author, an egg-freezing aficionado to a couple’s therapist and a reality TV producer to a sex toy manufacturer. Equal parts brainy and cathartic, we dig into that strange, juicy place where love,...

Duration:00:00:59