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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 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 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 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

Indian Matchmaking (with Nadia Jagessar and Manisha Dass)

8/4/2020
You’ve seen the hit Netflix show. Now, cast favorite Nadia Jagessar and Manisha Dass join Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to reveal if Indian matchmaking really works or not! The ladies also answer some of your burning questions like: are they still single? Why does the most eligible bachelorette, Nadia, wanna marry an Indian guy when the world world wants to marry her?! What happened with Vinay and Vyasar? What do they really think about Sima from Mumbai?? The cast members also discuss the...

Duration:00:42:03

Discussing Privilege (with Gina Brillon)

7/28/2020
In the wake of BLM, couples are having to have a few extra uncomfortable discussions. Latinx comedian Gina Brillon joins Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to share how she has talked to her Caucasian husband about privilege. What makes these kinds of convos so hard? How do you check your own biases? And how do you have a constructive discussion that doesn’t devolve into an attack on character? The ladies open up about their own struggles as Black and Brown women in an honest episode of Kinda...

Duration:01:22:36

Feeling Worthy (with Dr. Eris Huemer)

7/21/2020
We hear it in the dating world all the time: know your worth. But how do we do that? Psychologist, Dr. Eris Huemer is back with Natasha Chandel to help us understand how our childhood affects our sense of self and worth. How can feeling unworthy manifest in your dating life? What kinds of actions do people take with a health sense of self? And what can we do to feel more worthy? Dr. Eris answers listener questions and more in this uplifting new episode of Kinda Dating! Email us your thoughts...

Duration:00:54:30

What’s Your Attachment Style? (with Dr. Eris Huemer)

7/14/2020
Did you know the way you attach as a child affects the way you attach as an adult? Psychologist, Dr. Eris Huemer returns to talk to Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden about the infamous attachment styles. From secure to anxious to avoidant, Dr. Eris teaches us the effects of our styles on our dating lives. Can one style be in a relationship with another? How does it affect the way you love and fight? It’s another informative episode of Kinda Dating! Email us your thoughts at...

Duration:00:55:02

The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck Pt. 2 (with Mark Manson)

7/7/2020
Our conversation with Mark Manson (NYT bestselling author of “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck”) continues as he and Natasha Chandel discuss why love is NOT enough. Mark helps us navigate some scenarios using his unique perspective, and he answers some listener questions. Chock full of amazing life and love advice, this is a part two of Kinda Dating you don’t want to miss! Email us your thoughts at kindadating@gmail.com Follow Kinda Dating: www.instagram.com/kindadating...

Duration:00:50:40

The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck Pt. 1 (with Mark Manson)

6/30/2020
Dating can feel stressful, but do we care more than we should? Mark Manson (NYT bestselling author of “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck” shares tips with Natasha Chandel on how to date with more stride. The duo discuss why people give so many unnecessary fucks, his theories on “fuck yes and fuck no,” the importance of defining your values, and they even debate about the notion of trying. It’s an epic episode of Kinda Dating filled with tons of eye-opening perspectives! Email us your...

Duration:00:46:38

Who Makes the Quarantine Cut? (with Serena Kerrigan)

6/23/2020
There are so many dating options, but who is worth risking COVID for? Serena Kerrigan (former Refinery29 host and star of IGTV’s “Let’s Fucking Date”) joins Natasha Chandel, Aisha Holden and Adam Pineless to talk about what makes her IGTV reality show such a hit, and how she screens dates during quarantine! What are good/bad questions to ask on a date right now? What role can your friends play in finding your right match? Find out in this honest AF episode of Kinda Dating! Email us your...

Duration:00:47:24

Best and Worst Dating Advice (with Dateable)

6/16/2020
Love conquers all, wait to have sex, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” There’s so much love advice out there but what should you take and what should you dump? Yue Xu and Julie Krafchick of the Dateable podcast join Natasha Chandel and Adam Pineless to share the best and worst dating advice they’ve heard. They break down each one for a fun, challenging discussion and leave you with the shit that matters in this new episode of Kinda Dating! Email us your...

Duration:01:07:22

Gender Roles (with Mona Shaikh)

6/9/2020
Man equals masculine, woman equals feminine. Society has told us what’s expected of us and how to behave, but how do gender roles affect our dating lives? Comedian Mona Shaikh is back with Natasha Chandel, Aisha Holden and Adam Pineless to discuss their experiences navigating gender roles when it comes to everything from picking up to paying, to living with someone. With gender becoming more fluid, and women becoming more financially independent, are our roles changing too? You don’t want to...

Duration:01:10:34

#BlackLivesMatter to Kinda Dating

6/2/2020
Resources: ACLU https://www.aclu.org Black Lives Matter https://blacklivesmatter.com/ NAACP https://www.naacp.org/ National Police Accountability Project https://www.nlg-npap.org/ Donate/Petition: Text "FLOYD" to 55156 Change.org - Justice for George Floyd https://www.change.org/p/mayor-jacob-frey-justice-for-george-floyd Minnesota Freedom Fund: https://minnesotafreedomfund.org/ NAACP Legal Defense Fund: https://www.naacpldf.org/about-us/ Innocence Project https://www.innocenceproject.org/...

Duration:00:01:32

Love Bombing (with Mona Shaikh)

5/19/2020
We all want to be wanted, but is all that attention and affection you’re getting from your date real love or are you being love bombed? Comedian Mona Shaikh joins Natasha Chandel, Aisha Holden and Adam Pineless to discuss this seemingly trivial but kinda sinister dating trend. What are some signs you’re being love bombed? What makes it so good and then so bad? Why would the person you’re seeing even do that to you?! All these questions and more answered in a super informative, fun episode of...

Duration:01:11:22

Sex After Quarantine (with Cliff Dorfman)

5/5/2020
The single and sexless are horny AF right now. But once COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and lock-downs ease, are we going to change how and with who we have sex? Writer/producer Cliff Dorfman is back Natasha Chandel, Aisha Holden and Adam Pineless to discuss the question we’re all probably thinking but don’t want to ask out loud. Can and/or should we ever hook up with a stranger again? How do we do it safely? Since condoms might not be the only protection we need now. Is it okay to ask someone...

Duration:00:42:03

Time To Change Your Single Ways? (with Cliff Dorfman)

4/28/2020
Quarantine is making a lot of people re-think their singleness. Writer/producer Cliff Dorfman joins Natasha Chandel, Aisha Holden and Adam Pineless for an honest discussion about their own personal realizations while at home. How do you know it’s time to change your single ways? How do you go about making better and different choices? What kind of partner should you be looking for?! The group shares their experiences in a fun new episode of Kinda Dating! Follow Kinda Dating:...

Duration:00:45:28

Survive Living With Someone Through COVID (with Lauren Rosenberg and Jaydi Samuels Kuba)

4/21/2020
Did you know divorce rates shot up in China after the lockdown? They say "distance makes the heart grow fonder," but right now, a lot of couples are not getting that option! Matchmakers Lauren Rosenberg and Jaydi Samuels Kuba of LJ Matchmaking are back with Natasha Chandel, Aisha Holden and Adam Pineless via Zoom to discuss how they are coping as married folk during the COVID crisis. They share the dos and don’ts of living with someone through the coronavirus quarantine (which applies to...

Duration:00:50:11

How to Virtual Date (with Lauren Rosenberg and Jaydi Samuels Kuba)

4/14/2020
The coronavirus has put the world on physical lockdown, but virtual dates are taking off. Matchmakers Lauren Rosenberg and Jaydi Samuels Kuba of LJ Matchmaking join Natasha Chandel, Aisha Holden and Adam Pineless for our first Zoom podcast to share tips on how to nail those FaceTime dates. The group shares creative ideas on what to do, and get candid about dos and don’ts. They also talk about how to use the pandemic time to overcome your dating obstacles. All this and more in a fun,...

Duration:00:56:51

Learning to Listen (with Traci Ruble)

3/31/2020
We all love to talk, but most of us need to learn to listen in relationships. Psychotherapist Traci Ruble (founder of Sidewalk Talk) is back with Natasha Chandel from Germany to help teach us this invaluable skill that can make or break couples. Why is listening so important? Why is being un-heard so distressing? What are the different types of listening and how can you listen better, especially if it’s something you don’t want to hear? The ladies have a candid discussion about the...

Duration:00:37:29

Combating Loneliness (with Traci Ruble)

3/24/2020
We’ve all felt lonely, but sometimes it leads to destructive behavior in dating. Psychotherapist Traci Ruble (founder of Sidewalk Talk) joins Natasha Chandel from Germany to help us identify and overcome the pangs of loneliness we all feel, so we can become better people and partners. Especially now with social distancing, isolation and quarantine becoming a way of life, as a result of the coronavirus, people are really having to deal with feelings of loneliness. How is it different from...

Duration:00:52:56

Dating And Coronavirus COVID-19 (with Dr. Amit Sood and Dr. Brian Lobo)

3/16/2020
COVID-19, a coronavirus, changed the entire world in a flash. Former Mayo Clinic professor and renowned expert Dr. Amit Sood and ENT Dr. Brian Lobo join Natasha Chandel for a special episode to discuss how to date responsibly during this pandemic. The first half of the episode with Dr. Lobo deals with practical questions like should you be dating at all? Should you kiss and be intimate? What creative dates can you come up with? Dr. Brian Lobo Interview - 2:15 Dr. Amit Sood Interview - 41:00...

Duration:01:15:05

Who Should Pay? (with Ariana Basseri and Corey Marsh)

3/10/2020
So it’s the end of the date and the check has arrived… who should pay?! Comedian Ariana Basseri and development exec Corey Marsh are back with Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to break down the most awkward part of a date. While it seems like a no-brainer, there are a lot of factors at play like the latest wave of feminism etc. Does it matter how expensive the check turned out to be? What if the date was horrible? Should the other person at least reach for their wallet? It’s a fun debate...

Duration:00:56:33

Dating IRL (with Ariana Basseri)

3/3/2020
Remember when we used to meet people in real life? Comedian Ariana Basseri joins Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to chat about the old tradition of dating IRL. Is it dead or is it making a comeback? The ladies discuss the best places for a meet-cute, how to engage, and the pros and cons compared to online dating. It’s a hilarious, but thoughtful conversation in this new episode of Kinda Dating! Follow Kinda Dating: www.instagram.com/kindadating www.facebook.com/kindadating...

Duration:00:54:57