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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

Dealing with Liar Liars

11/14/2018
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This week we talk all about how to deal with people who lie and the different types of lies – which ones are okay and which ones are deal breakers. Angela talks about the case of her missing vibrators and Laura talks about going on a new parents retreat. In dating news, we discuss how Bumble is prioritizing user self-care & how often people lie. Then we answer your listener questions, including a listener who has suddenly become “the side hoe” and another listener getting mixed signals from...

Duration:00:48:31

What People Really Want ft. “Love Gap” author Jenna Birch

11/7/2018
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We invite Jenna Birch, author of "The Love Gap: A Radical Plan to Win In Life and Love," to the show to talk about what men and women look for, great conversation starters and the latest dating research. In dating news we discuss a study about gender stereotypes in the dating world & how many days it takes people to swap numbers on an app. Then we answer your listener questions including a guy who wants to know what women notice when they see a man’s apartment for the first time and a...

Duration:00:47:24

Fate vs. Force ft. intuitive dating coach & medium Nikki Novo

10/31/2018
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We welcome intuitive dating coach & medium Nikki Novo to talk all about fate, chakras, channeling spirit guides, reading energy and whether we can answer the question: will I be alone forever? In dating news we discuss signs your partner might be emotionally unavailable & the surprising job that single women on Tinder are really into. In the mailbox we answer a listener who wants to know whether to give her long distance bf the ultimatum and another listener who doesn’t know what to do about...

Duration:01:15:36

When Opposites Attract

10/24/2018
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This week we talk about getting out of your comfort zone and dating someone who is your opposite! Angela talks about discussing circumcision with Brits at a bar and Laura talks about getting turned on by seeing Nic as a dad. In dating news, we discuss why monogamy might be more difficult for women than men & how a woman convinced a man on Tinder they had the same phone number. Then we answer your listener questions, including one listener who is dating a nice guy for once and isn’t sure if...

Duration:00:47:59

ABC (Always Be Communicating) ft. authors and married couple Jennifer Miller & Jason Feifer

10/17/2018
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We welcome authors of the new book "Mr. Nice Guy" and real-life couple Jason Feifer and Jennifer Miller to talk all about communication, how to give sexual feedback and more! In dating news we discuss the cost of the average date by state & what “we-talk” is and why it’s linked to happier relationships. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who wants to know if it’s normal for exes to crawl out of the woodwork once you get engaged and a listener who wants to know if she...

Duration:00:55:24

Sex Without Stress ft. sex therapist and author Jessa Zimmerman

10/10/2018
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This week we welcome licensed couples’ counselor, nationally certified sex therapist and author of "Sex Without Stress" Jessa Zimmerman to answer all of our sex questions: how often should you have sex, how to talk to your partner when you have differing sex drives and what questions you should ask each other. In dating news we discuss why masturbation needs to be taught in sex ed & why making your bed might lead to a better sex life. Then we answer your listener questions including one...

Duration:00:58:00

Clapping Back at Creeps

10/3/2018
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This week we talk all about how to deal with online creepers – whether to ghost or call them out! Angela discusses an awkward experience with a bikini waxer and Laura talks about the art of "mirroring" with new mommy friends. In dating news we discuss the percentage of people who fall in love on airplanes & why STDs are at an all time high. Then we’re diving into a special creep-themed edition of the mailbox to read how some of our listeners have clapped back at creeps in person and...

Duration:00:41:56

Dealing with a Fuckboy/girl

9/26/2018
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This week we talk all about how to deal with those fuckboys and fuckgirls who drive you nuts! Angela and Laura discuss their birthdays (hint: all of Angela's friends thought she was getting engaged and Laura's involved spraying breastmilk at her friends and her baby getting kicked out of a bar). In dating news we discuss a 'sex zodiac' service from YouPorn & what words to include in your dating profile to get right swipes. Then we answer your listener questions including one girl who found...

Duration:00:54:03

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