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This is Why You're Single

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Creators of the upcoming humor and advice book, Laura Lane and Angela Spera candidly breakdown real-life dating disasters with a new "reason why you're single" every week.

Creators of the upcoming humor and advice book, Laura Lane and Angela Spera candidly breakdown real-life dating disasters with a new "reason why you're single" every week.
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Creators of the upcoming humor and advice book, Laura Lane and Angela Spera candidly breakdown real-life dating disasters with a new "reason why you're single" every week.

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English


Episodes

How To Be Sex Positive ft. porn star Alana Luv

9/19/2018
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We welcome porn star Alana Luv to talk about sex positivity, dating as a porn star, why she went from working in finance to porn and what life was like on the Bunny Ranch. In dating news we talk about the worst ways to kiss according to science & why robot sex might not be a great idea. Then we answer your listener questions, including a listener who is insecure about her boobs and a listener who wants to know how to deal with her hair extension falling out during a hookup. This week's...

Duration:00:51:47

It’s Never Too Late

9/12/2018
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This week we talk about why it's never too late to date, have sex or any other milestone you're worried about! We read emails from listeners of all ages who are worried they are TOO late and guess what? They're not! Angela talks about how her introversion is affecting her sex life and Laura talks about speed dating to look for new couple friends. In dating news we discuss how to feel sexier according to science & why it's really bad to have an on again-off again relationship. Then we answer...

Duration:00:53:31

Dating Is Hard

9/5/2018
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This week we talk about all the ways dating is hard and ways you can start to feel a bit better about it (and make it easier on yourself!). In dating news we talk about a man who could go to prison for “dining-and-dashing” on dates & why we sometimes feel sad after sex. Then we answer your listener questions including how to handle a 40-year-old lifeguard fuckboy and whether or not it’s okay to ask a girl to hang if she dumped you. Angela talks about her friend who traveled alone and why...

Duration:00:49:22

The History of Sex Toys ft. sex historian and Buzz author Hallie Lieberman

8/29/2018
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We welcome Hallie Lieberman, the author of Buzz: The Stimulating History of the Sex Toy, to talk all about sex toys: new toy trends, the surprising history of the vibrator, ancient phalluses and tips for sex toy buying and maintenance. In dating news, we discuss "female Viagra" and why first dates are going extinct. Then we answer your listener questions, including one listener who doesn’t know how to navigate sex with her equally inexperienced boyfriend and a listener with a BFF dilemma.

Duration:00:59:36

Laura Had a Baby

8/22/2018
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Laura had her baby! She gets into the nitty gritty of her birth story and answers all of Angela's deep dark post-birth questions. Angela shares how she spent their maternity leave -- working on her relationship with her boyfriend and agreeing to some things she never thought she would! Then we talk about what’s new in dating news: a study that concludes that for online daters, women peak at 18 while men peak at 50 & an IG model that epically scammed her Tinder matches. Then we answer your...

Duration:00:58:09

The Future of Sex ft. sextech expert Bryony Cole

8/15/2018
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We welcome sextech expert and host of The Future of Sex podcast Bryony Cole to talk all things sex & technology: VR, sex robots, body augmentation, teledildonics and more! In dating news we learn about women-run sex tech companies and get a primer on pansexuality. Then we answer two listener questions including a listener whose boyfriend got caught masturbating to pictures of her friends and a virgin who wants to know how to date casually. This episode is brought to you by Lola!

Duration:00:53:30

Should I Stay or Should I Go

8/8/2018
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Should you stay in a relationship or should you go? That is the big topic this week! We go over a list of questions to ask if you're thinking about leaving a relationship that is just so-so (no one cheated, you're just not feeling it). We also test out the Satisfyer sex toy, Angela talks about why Ian is not proposing in Italy and Laura talks about feeling all the feels in the last few weeks with Nic before the baby. In dating news we chat about penis extenders and explain what rubber...

Duration:00:58:41

All Talk, No Action

8/1/2018
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We talk all about what to do when someone "talks the talk: about hanging out and dating but won't "walk the walk" and make a move. Angela talks about sleeping on the couch and Laura talks about hypnosis to avoid a c-section. In dating news, we discuss the sex benefits of eating more seafood and what to do when you hate your engagement ring. Then we answer your listener questions, including some of the worst dating app messages our listeners have received and a listener who had a co-worker...

Duration:00:43:22

Jake & Amir visit for our 3 Year Anniversary

7/25/2018
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It's our 3 Year Anniversary so we welcome back our HeadGum podcast network founders, comedians Jake & Amir! Together, we recap the best things we've learned over the year from our top episodes: Mastering First Dates, The Sex Date, Laura's Pregnant, Creating a Dating Checklist and Squirting and Sex Tips! In dating news, we discuss the low down on whether it’s safe to have sex in a hot tub & why gluten-free condoms are a thing. Then we answer one listener who’s deciding whether to give her...

Duration:01:01:56

It’s Not You, It’s Them

7/18/2018
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This week we discuss what to do when you're dating a jerk, how to find your "make or break" point and figure out if this relationship brings you true happiness or more anxiety. In dating news we talk about a new sex toy that’s being called the “Bop It” for your privates & we discuss therapists advice for what to do when you're lonely. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who can’t quit a playboy cheater and another listener who doesn’t know how to deal with a guy...

Duration:00:52:52

The Art of the Setup ft. matchmaker Emily Holmes Hahn

7/11/2018
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This week we welcome the founder of the matchmaking service LastFirst (www.lastfirst.com) Emily Holmes Hahn, to discuss the ins and outs of matchmaking (it's not too far off from The Bachelor!) and how you can apply her tips to your everyday dating life. In dating news we learn why Tinder might not be getting you laid after all & what happened with a woman’s ex found the fake wedding registry she created for them. Then we answer two listener questions including one listener who is worried...

Duration:00:49:43

Living Labido Loco ft. Nurse Practitioner Margaret Romero

7/4/2018
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This week we welcome Margaret Romero, a nurse practitioner and founder of Femme Med, a whole-health sanctuary for women. We talk sexual health therapies, how to have a healthy vagina, the female libido, STDs, what an O-Shot is (hint: it's a shot in your vagina!) and more! In dating news we discuss weird things that happen when you masturbate and what guys are self-conscious about during sex. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener whose boyfriend never wants to have sex...

Duration:01:20:58

Finding Your Match ft. Playing with Matches author Hannah Orenstein

6/27/2018
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We welcome Elite Daily's dating editor, former professional matchmaker and author of Playing with Matches, Hannah Orenstein, to the podcast to talk setting up guys looking for a "Scarlett Johansson lookalike," other crazy requests & how you can apply her matchmaking techniques to your own dating life. In dating news we find out why some guys who ghost you will still watch your IG stories and the best aphrodisiac foods to get you in the mood. In the mailbox we answer a male listener with some...

Duration:00:55:39

Getting Past Date #3

6/20/2018
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Stuck in that rut where you can't get past date #3? Then this episode is for you! We go over what you might be doing wrong (and right!) and give real advice to help you out. Angela discusses the etiquette of dating an ex's roommate while Laura talks about attempting to befriend anti-vaccer mommy-to-be's. In dating news we discuss the most common lies people tell on dating apps and the cost of having a child. Then we answer your listener questions: one woman who is getting mixed signals from...

Duration:00:50:07

Dealing with Dating App Fatigue

6/13/2018
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We give you tips and tricks as well as expert advice from dating app CEOs about how to deal with dating app fatigue. Angela discusses ring shopping with her bf and Laura talks about making padsicles and buying diapers (pregnancy gets REAL). In dating news we discuss the most unique sex toys on the market and an Arizona woman who is accused of stalking and sending a man 65,000 texts after 1 date (for reals!). Then we answer your listener questions: a guy who keeps getting ghosted and a girl...

Duration:01:04:16

Why Your Pelvic Floor Matters to Your Sex Life ft. pelvic floor therapist Lindsey Vestal

6/6/2018
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We welcome pelvic floor therapist and owner of the Functional Pelvis Lindsey Vestal to talk all about the pelvic floor: why doing too many kegels is bad for you, why you shouldn't pee in packs or pee "just in case," why you might have pain during intercourse, bowel and urinary incontinence, kegels for men, constipation, prolapse and so much more (there's a TON of interesting stuff to cover)! In dating news we discuss how to get better meeting people IRL and when it's okay to have a crush...

Duration:01:24:31

Dealing with your Boo’s Ex

5/30/2018
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This week we talk all about dealing with your partner's ex: whether they are too close for comfort, vengeful or won't get the hint and go away! In dating news we discuss why you should think twice before putting that you smoke weed in your dating profile and what happens when you break up and share a dog. Then we dive into the mailbox to answer one listener who isn’t sure how to handle a guy she dated going back to his ex and another listener who is struggling to make it to date #4. This...

Duration:01:05:36

Wedding Season Anxiety Returns ft. Save the Date author Jen Doll

5/23/2018
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We welcome "Save The Date" author Jen Doll to talk all things wedding season: etiquette, finding the perfect plus one, when to tell a friend you don't like their boo, and how to be an great officiant. In dating news we discuss Etsy's top wedding trends and whether breakups and divorces are contagious. Then we help a listener who is frustrated her boyfriend won't propose and another listener who won’t move out of state with her boyfriend unless they are engaged. This episode is sponsored by...

Duration:01:15:39

Friends Know You Best ft. Wingman app founder Tina Wilson

5/16/2018
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We welcome Tina Wilson, the founder of Wingman, a dating app that allows you to set your friends up with matches. We talk about how friends know you best (and can create a better profile for you than you can!) but when they need to step back and let you take the reigns of a relationship. In dating news we talk about Facebook's new dating service and a new dating trend called "orbiting" that is even worse than ghosting. Then we dive into the mailbox to answer a listener who’s friends are...

Duration:01:00:10

Dating and the F Word (Feminism!) ft. actors Ellen Haun & Amber Reauchean

5/9/2018
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We welcome actress and comedians Ellen Haun and Amber Reuchean Williams to talk all about dating and feminism. We talk bad audition stories, guys who don't how to asks feminists out and how the childhood fairy tale films we grew up with weren't always the most woke. In dating news we discuss how feminists feel about making the first move, the percentage of feminists who say they are likely to pay on the first date and take charge in the bedroom. Then we dive into the mailbox to answer your...

Duration:01:12:47