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Because who actually says they’re in a relationship anymore?! Which is why dating influencer, TV writer, comedian, and former commitment-phobe, Natasha Chandel, and cool guests, break down one dating topic per episode and try to answer the proverbial question: why the fuck do we all have commitment issues?! With the answers we're going to help you get it in! We mean, find real love. Some of our guests range from NYT best-selling authors like Mark Manson, to global comedians like Russell Peters, to Time "Person of the Year," to expert therapists, dating coaches, actors, musicians, social media influencers, TV Showrunners, and even Natasha's own parents!A lighthearted podcast that often goes deep (no pun intended), Kinda Dating has been featured as a top dating and sex podcast in AskMen, Bustle, Refinery29, Elite Daily and more! It was also selected as an iTunes New & Noteworthy podcast.

Because who actually says they’re in a relationship anymore?! Which is why dating influencer, TV writer, comedian, and former commitment-phobe, Natasha Chandel, and cool guests, break down one dating topic per episode and try to answer the proverbial question: why the fuck do we all have commitment issues?! With the answers we're going to help you get it in! We mean, find real love. Some of our guests range from NYT best-selling authors like Mark Manson, to global comedians like Russell Peters, to Time "Person of the Year," to expert therapists, dating coaches, actors, musicians, social media influencers, TV Showrunners, and even Natasha's own parents!A lighthearted podcast that often goes deep (no pun intended), Kinda Dating has been featured as a top dating and sex podcast in AskMen, Bustle, Refinery29, Elite Daily and more! It was also selected as an iTunes New & Noteworthy podcast.

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United States

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Because who actually says they’re in a relationship anymore?! Which is why dating influencer, TV writer, comedian, and former commitment-phobe, Natasha Chandel, and cool guests, break down one dating topic per episode and try to answer the proverbial question: why the fuck do we all have commitment issues?! With the answers we're going to help you get it in! We mean, find real love. Some of our guests range from NYT best-selling authors like Mark Manson, to global comedians like Russell Peters, to Time "Person of the Year," to expert therapists, dating coaches, actors, musicians, social media influencers, TV Showrunners, and even Natasha's own parents!A lighthearted podcast that often goes deep (no pun intended), Kinda Dating has been featured as a top dating and sex podcast in AskMen, Bustle, Refinery29, Elite Daily and more! It was also selected as an iTunes New & Noteworthy podcast.

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@kindadating

Language:

English

Contact:

917-584-2158


Episodes

How Our Trauma Manifests (with Pritesh Shah)

10/21/2021
They say, “hurt people hurt people.” Pritesh Shah (actor, comedian, producer) joins his old friend Natasha Chandel in an honest conversation about how they hurt others and themselves with their respective traumas. The pair discuss the evolution of their dating lives, the tools they developed to handle their pain, and overcoming victim-hood and taking personal accountability. It’s a deep and funny new episode of Kinda Dating! Kinda Dating is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find...

Duration:01:02:53

Lessons Learned From 200 Episodes (with the Kinda Dating Team)

9/28/2021
5 years. 200 episodes. 12,000 minutes (if we did the math right). The Kinda Dating team of Natasha Chandel, Aisha Holden, Adam Pineless, and Karyna Uribe talk about what they’ve learned about relationships and themselves since they started on the podcast. They share listeners’ takeaways too, how the dating space has changed over five years, what piece of advice they use the most, and reveal where they still have to grow. Check-ins in relationships are so important, and since this is the...

Duration:01:08:53

The Effects of Grief (with Krista St-Germain)

9/21/2021
Grieving isn’t only specific to death. Most of us have felt heartache and it can be hard to pick ourselves back up. Krista St-Germain (life coach, grief expert, and host of “The Widowed Mom” podcast) joins Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to help us navigate the feelings of loss, sadness, and even guilt that keeps us in a vicious cycle. They discuss the effects of grief on our dating lives, like how unprocessed grief can change our future relationships, and more. How do you deal with the...

Duration:00:57:08

Serendipity & Your Meet Cute (with Naomi Shah)

9/14/2021
When our couple friends tell us about their meet cute, we throw up a little in our mouth, mentally take notes, and then try to replicate it. Well, Naomi Shah (Founder and CEO of the entertainment company, Meet Cute) joins Natasha Chandel to help you create your own love story. She shares some actual positive takeaways from romcoms, how to bridge the gap between what you see in the movies and how you date IRL, and the role of serendipity in your happily ever after. It’s a thoughtful and yes,...

Duration:00:56:12

Roaching, Astrolove & Other 2021 Dating Trends (with Joty Kay and Neha Shaida)

9/7/2021
We hate labels, but we love labeling dating trends! We’re over halfway through 2021 and Joty Kay and Neha Shaida of the Brown Queens podcast join Natasha Chandel to help decide if this year’s dating trends are lasting or a bust. From roaching to FODA (fear of dating again) to astrolove, the ladies have a spirited conversation about dating life post-pandemic. Did the slow burn last? Do people still wanna virtual date? Are we freakier than ever before?? All this and more explored in this...

Duration:00:47:33

Do Opposites Attract? (with Kapil Talwalkar)

8/31/2021
Society (and science) tell us opposites attract, but is it actually true or is this another Disney trope we have to beat out of our dating brains? Actor Kapil Talwalkar (Zoe’s Extraordinary Playlist, American-ish, Night Court) joins Natasha Chandel to discuss this dating stereotype. What are the pros and cons of dating your opposite? How can you make it work with someone who has very differing views on life than you? How do you find someone who complements your life? All this and more...

Duration:00:59:13

Paradox of Choice (with Gadiel Del Orbe)

8/17/2021
People often say the problem with modern dating is that there are “too many choices.” Comedian Gadiel Del Orbe joins Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to discuss if the real problem is that there are too many choices… or that we don’t know how to make good choices? The trio get super real, discussing their history of bad choices and the drama that ensued. What does it take to change the choices we make? What’s our thought process (if there is any) when swiping or meeting new people? Do we...

Duration:01:15:29

How To Not Die Alone (with Logan Ury)

8/10/2021
Most daters have one innate fear: the fear of dying alone. Don’t fret, there’s science to the rescue! Logan Ury, Director of Relationship Science at Hinge and author of “How to Not Die Alone” joins Natasha Chandel to share the surprising science that will help you find love. From identifying dating blindspots to why most people are wrong about their “type,” Logan breaks down various misconceptions to help us build lasting relationships. The ladies also discuss: the benefits of the slow burn...

Duration:01:07:03

#TB Why They Ghosted You (with Rob Mack)

8/3/2021
From October 2018 — An always relevant throwback episode! You thought you had a great date, y’all have been texting it up, then suddenly the person disappears! WTF?! Happiness coach, Rob Mack, and author of “Happiness From The Inside Out” joins Natasha Chandel in shedding light on the real reasons why someone ghosts and how to manage the inevitable disappointment. That said, is there ever a good reason to ghost someone? The pair get honest about their ghosting past and give the argument from...

Duration:00:45:21

#TBT Nailing Your First Date (with Lauren Rosenberg & Jaydi Samuels Kuba)

7/27/2021
From September 2016 — We’re taking you back to our very first episode of Kinda Dating! First dates can be the start or end of potential love. So they are important! Professional matchmakers, Lauren Rosenberg (also a development executive) and Jaydi Samuels Kuba (also a TV writer), break down the dos and don’ts of first dates to Natasha Chandel! They reveal if you should show up on time and what not to say during dinner, in this throwback episode of Kinda Dating! Email us your thoughts at...

Duration:00:55:30

#TBT Peter Pan Syndrome (with Prashanth Venkataramanujam)

7/20/2021
It seems like some people are just stuck in a state of never wanting to grow up. Executive Producer and Head Writer of Netflix’s “Patriot Act With Hasan Minaj,” the Emmy nominated Prashanth Venkataramanujam joins Natasha Chandel in trying to figure out Peter Pan Syndrome. What’s holding this personality type back? Can they change? How does Wendy Syndrome play a part? Prashanth and Natasha share some laughs over this touchy subject in Kinda Dating! Email us your thoughts at...

Duration:00:54:10

Being Jaded & Other Unhealthy Patterns (with Dr. Eris Huemer)

7/13/2021
Between our childhood and shitty dating lives, we pick up a lot of unhealthy patterns. Our favorite psychologist, Dr. Eris Huemer is back with Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to help us Identify and break the patterns that are hurting our relationships. How do you not get jaded? The role of insecurity, and how to spot signs in others! All this and more in another great episode of Kinda Dating! Email us your thoughts at kindadating@gmail.com Follow Kinda Dating: www.instagram.com/kindadating...

Duration:00:47:49

Sex & Ethical Non-Monogamy (with Gabrielle Smith)

7/6/2021
Relationships are ever-evolving. Society is becoming a little bit more open to new norms, including ethical non-monogamy. Intersectional sex and relationship writer, Gabrielle Smith, joins Natasha Chandel to demystify the various types of ENM lifestyles (fyi, it’s not all poly), why it’s not cheating, the “rules” within the community, and how to start the discussion with your partner! It’s an informative new episode of Kinda Dating! GET EXCLUSIVE KINDA DATING MERCH HERE:...

Duration:00:58:12

Dating With Intention (with Alison Wellington)

6/29/2021
We are so focused and strategic when it comes to work, but it seems to fall by the wayside when it comes to our love life. Relationship coach, Alison Wellington, joins Natasha Chandel to discuss what it means to date with intention. How do you get to this place? What do you actually want vs what you need? How do you be specific but still give people a chance? All this and more answered in another informative episode of Kinda Dating! GET EXCLUSIVE KINDA DATING MERCH HERE:...

Duration:00:51:10

Dating Safely After COVID (with Dr. James Simmons)

6/22/2021
After 18 months, the world is starting to open and you are horny AF! But is it safe to get back out there? Dr. James Simmons is back with Natasha Chandel to answer all your questions. Should you still wear masks on dates? Can you ask a potential if they are vaccinated? How do we deal with COVID PTSD and even start meeting people in person? What are some actual risks to keep in mind? It’s a super important, and somehow still fun, episode of Kinda Dating! GET EXCLUSIVE KINDA DATING MERCH HERE:...

Duration:00:54:43

Q&A: When To Have Sex, “Mr. Right,” Handling Dating Burnout & More

6/15/2021
You got questions, Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden have answers! Our duo tackle listener dilemmas like waiting for “Mr. Right,” the right time to have sex, can chemistry develop as a relationship goes on, how to handle dating fatigue, and letting go of your ex. They are kind but firm in their opinions in this much-needed episode of Kinda Dating! Kinda Dating is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at Frolic.media/podcasts! GET EXCLUSIVE...

Duration:00:59:45

Are Your Friends Helping Or Hurting You? (with Pallavi Sastry and Gabrielle Ruiz)

6/8/2021
We love our squad and need them to vent our dating woes to. But is it always helpful to do that? Pallavi Sastry and Gabrielle Ruiz of the What Are Friends For podcast join Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden for a no-holds barred chat about our fraaanzzz! Should friends give advice or just listen? How can you make sure your friends aren’t projecting their own story to you? Are “yes” friends actually doing more harm than good? All this and more in a very… friendly episode of Kinda Dating! Kinda...

Duration:00:58:31

Change Your Dating Mindset (with Anwar White)

6/1/2021
“Dating is hard.” “All guys are dicks.” “There are too many options.” These are examples of mindset, and could be setting you back. Relationship coach Anwar White joins Natasha Chandel to share his techniques to improve your dating life by taking control and changing the way you think about it. Is that even possible? Find out in this new episode of Kinda Dating! Kinda Dating is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at...

Duration:00:58:24

Polyamory Demystified (with Dedeker Winston)

5/25/2021
From June 2017: Ever thought maybe you were meant to be with more than one person? As times change, so do the way relationships look, which is why host Natasha Chandel and author (“The Smart Girl’s Guide to Polyamory”) Dedeker Winston discuss polyamory. Dedeker helps us better understand this specific type of ethical non-monogamy. Are poly peeps just closet commitment-phobes? Do they ever get jealous? Is it an actual lifestyle? Dedeker breaks down the myths and facts in this uber interesting...

Duration:00:55:13

Be Funny, Get Laid (with Erik Rivera)

5/18/2021
Did you know being funny is a more attractive quality than actual attractiveness? Comedian, writer, actor, Erik Rivera joins Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to talk about how cultivating a sense of humor can help you get and keep a date! They talk about how to pick up with a joke, avoid negging, and maybe even look at your overall dating life a little more lightheartedly. It’s a… funny episode of Kinda Dating! Kinda Dating is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding...

Duration:01:11:10