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The podcast for honest and witty love wisdom

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Ep.162 - Nice Guys vs Good Guys

8/16/2019
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Striving to be a good person, or even a nice person isn't a bad thing, so why do people complain about "Nice guys"? What makes a guy a "nice guy"? In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and Demetrius (@DemetriusSays on Twitter) try to answer those question. We dive into "Nice guy" behavior and how it's usually anything but that. We explore the difference between "Nice guys" and geniunely good dudes, the connection between Nice Guy behaviors and the slippery slope to...

Duration:00:52:04

Ep.161 - What does it mean that show up?

6/21/2019
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What does it mean to show up? To be there for someone you care for? To be accountable to a partner? In this episode In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and Demetrius (@DemetriusSays on Twitter) discuss what it means to show up. If you liked this episode, subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and Google Play Music or wherever you get your podcasts from. If you’d like to support the podcast, you can become a sponsor on Anchor at anchor.fm/demetrius/support or Patreon...

Duration:00:30:43

Ep.160 - A Mighty Lust

5/24/2019
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Love is fine and all, but what about Lust? Can you tell the difference between liking someone or liking sleeping with them? Are the signs easy to spot? In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and Demetrius (@DemetriusSays on Twitter) discuss 7 signs that your connection has more to do with Lust than Love. If you liked this episode, subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and Google Play Music or wherever you get your podcasts from. If you’d like to support the podcast,...

Duration:00:29:07

Ep.159 - Don't be a dick

5/10/2019
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A good rule to live by, and the simplest answer to a lot of dating etiquette questions is "Don't be a dick". But what happens when an answer isn't clear. Sure, we all agree that ghosting is generally bad, but is it ever okay? Do you owe someone a rejection if you've never met, just messaged on a dating app? Do you need to break up in person if you've only been on a handful of dates? In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and Demetrius (@DemetriusSays on Twitter) wanted...

Duration:00:50:02

Ep.158 - What's the weirdest dating thing you've done?

4/20/2019
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If you don't think dating can be weird, have we got some stories for you. In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and Demetrius (@DemetriusSays on Twitter) get a little weird. What's the weirdest thing you've done on a date? What's the weirdest date you've been on? Want to hear ours? If you liked this episode, subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and Google Play Music or wherever you get your podcasts from. If you’d like to support the podcast, you can become a...

Duration:00:57:15

Ep.157 - The Lies We Tell Ourselves

4/5/2019
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You have a hard time dating because you're too much to handle. You suck at relationships because you don't know how to communicate. Ever tell yourself something like that? Maybe it's not even something you tell yourself on a conscious level. In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and Demetrius (@DemetriusSays on Twitter) wanted to talk about the lies we tell ourselves. Are we every negative thing we say we are? Even if we are those things, can't we change? Can we get...

Duration:00:37:08

Ep.156 - How to be a Good Friend (with Benefits)

3/20/2019
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So few of us know how to be good friends, so how are we supposed to be good friends with benefits? With the lines blurring between traditional dating and casual dating, how do you manage to be a good friend, while also being a good partner to someone who you aren't committed to. In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and Demetrius (@DemetriusSays on Twitter) wanted to talk about what it takes to be a good friend with benefits, how to navigate these sorts of situations,...

Duration:00:53:30

Ep.155 – When Couples Fight

3/8/2019
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Fights are bound to happen in a relationship. Whether it’s big arguments about how to raise or family, or something as small as debating who did the dishes last, a fight between a couple is a normal thing. Until it isn’t, until fighting becomes a fixture of your relationship. In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and Demetrius (@DemetriusSays on Twitter) wanted to talk about what happens when a couple fights, how to have productive fights, and lay out some ground rules...

Duration:00:42:08

Ep.154 - Dealing with Disappointing Sex

2/20/2019
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You meet someone who you really click with. The chemistry is great, and you decide that you want to sleep with them. So you do, and it's a major disappointment. What do you do? In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and Demetrius (@DemetriusSays on Twitter) answer that very question. How do you deal with disappointing sex? Can you recover, and if so, how? What should you do if the sex was disappointing because of performance issues? If you want our answer to those...

Duration:00:43:18

Ep.153 – Should I say something?

2/8/2019
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Let’s say you’ve got a friend who is dating someone you think is bad for them. Maybe they give you a bad vibe, maybe they treat your friend poorly, or maybe their relationship just seems toxic. Should you say something? We were wondering the same thing. In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and Demetrius (@DemetriusSays on Twitter) ask “Should I say something if my friend is in a terrible relationship?”. What if they just rub you wrong way? What if you think they’re...

Duration:00:39:13

Ep.152 - Why can't we be friends?

1/25/2019
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It’s been 30 years since the film “When Harry Met Sally” asked “Can men and women ever just be friends?”, and we wanted to chime in. Inspired by a reader question, and the seminal film, we wanted to answer the question, with a more holistic approach to the answer. In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and Demetrius (@DemetriusSays on Twitter) tackle the spirit of the question, but update the question to better reflect the world today. Relationships between men and...

Duration:00:50:25

Ep.151 – Single Against My Will

1/9/2019
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Have you ever desperately wanted to not be single, but just can’t seem to find a relationship that works for you? We know what it’s like to feel like you can’t get the one thing you truly want, and we’re here to help. In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and Demetrius (@DemetriusSays on Twitter) talk about what it’s like to be single against your will, and how you can find a path toward joy and maybe, and end to being single. Plus, our first thing we love of 2019,...

Duration:00:43:08

Ep.150 – The Man Behind the Microphone

12/5/2018
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In this episode, we celebrate 150 episodes with a new spin. Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) interviews Demetrius (@DemetriusSays) about life, starting a blog, the podcast, life and love. PGS asks the hard-hitting questions: What advice would you give to your younger self? How did your family nurture creativity? Should we teach a class for men on social etiquette? What about witches? We give you a peek at the man behind the microphone, and the journey to A Mighty Love as it stands...

Duration:00:52:32

Ep.149 - What can you learn from Pop Culture Relationships

11/21/2018
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If you can't tell, we're a big fan of looking at the confluence of pop culture and modern romance. We love thinking of the impact of what we see in pop culture and how it informs how we love, who we date, and what bad behaviors we're willing to let slide. To that end, we wanted to take a look at 4 fictional couples and treat them the way we would if they were real. Honest advice about fictional couples that, hopefully, can help you with your own love life if you recognize any parallels. What...

Duration:00:46:43

Ep.148 - Closure

11/7/2018
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What do you do when the closure you want just isn't there? When all you want is for your ex to be truly honest with you about what went wrong, and you know you'll never get it? We wanted to talk about Closure, and how to make it for yourself, so in this episode we touch on: -Why it's a good idea to mourn the end of a relationship -How talking (or writing!) about your breakup can be cathartic -The importance of being kind to yourself --- Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:30:04

Ep.147 - Our Best BAD Advice

10/24/2018
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There's a lot of good to great dating and relationship advice out there, but there is a ton of it that's bad. Don't get me wrong, we love bad advice...when it's satirical. Inspired by the Bad Advice Column on The Establishment, a reader question, and questions pulled from Dear Prudence and Savage Love, we bring you our best Bad Advice. What does a boyfriend who is reluctant to have period sex, a middle-aged virgin who wants to lose their virginity, a mother who wants her son's fling to keep...

Duration:00:51:26

Ep.146 - 10 Ways to Lose Someone

10/10/2018
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As hard as it is to find someone you like, sometimes it’s just as hard trying to keep them. There are so many ways to lose someone, we wanted to highlight 10 ways to lose someone. We took a half humorous, half serious approach to look at 10 ways you can lose someone, inspired by the classic rom-com How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and I came up with 10 ways we've either lost someone or were made to want to leave. Don't worry, we've got some good...

Duration:00:47:45

EP.145 – Dating Trends you NEED to know

9/26/2018
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Remember when someone first told you about the dating trend we call ghosting? So simple, so easy to understand, and very relatable. Then things went off the rail. Ghosting I get, but Breadcrumbing? Orbiting? Gatsbying? Freckling!?!? What do those even mean? So we thought, instead of hating on the clickbait, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) and I figured we’d lean into the b.s. and come up with our own Dating Trends you’ve never heard of, no one will ever actually use in...

Duration:00:31:27

Ep.144 - Milestones

9/12/2018
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Figuring out the appropriate gift or action to take to celebrate milestones can be tough. You want to find a balance between acknowledging a milestone, not overdoing it, all while making sure what you do is thoughtful. A tough balancing act for sure. In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) talk all about Milestones, and how best to celebrate them with a partner. How do you celebrate Valentine's Day when you've only been dating for a month? What's the best way to...

Duration:00:56:49

Ep.143 - Love Languages

9/5/2018
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Do you know about Love Languages? The five ways to express and experience love that Gary Chapman proposed in his book "The Five Love Languages": receiving gifts, quality time, words of affirmation, acts of service (devotion), and physical touch? It's a topic that we find interesting, so we set out to tackle it. In this episode, Polyam Gal Seeks (@Polygalseeks on Twitter) talk all about love languages. We share the results from our own quick Love Language test, our experiences dating people...

Duration:00:35:37