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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

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English

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917-584-2158


Episodes

We’re On Hiatus!

6/29/2022
Hey franz! We’re taking a hiatus this summer. It’s a break, not a breakup! There are 230+ episodes to keep you company as you take on hot person summer, so please continue to support the show! Try Todd Baratz’s How to Have Better Sex, or Candy Washington’s on Embracing Your Singleness, or Mitra Manesh’s Mindfulness in Dating, or Almost 30’s Dating Can Be a Spiritual Experience! And if you haven’t already, please leave us a 5-star rating or review! Have a safe, fun summer, and we’ll see you...

Duration:00:03:49

Long-Term Platonic Life Partners (With Shalini Bathina)

6/22/2022
What if you could marry, have kids with, and plan a life with your best friend… and there’s no romance/sex involved? Actress, Shalini Bathina, is back with Natasha Chandel to do a deep dive into the latest relationship trend that’s giving a lot of financially and romantically frustrated folks hope, and confusing the hell outta others. The pair discuss the core tenets of this relationship style, what is feeding this trend, and if it’s really viable. It’s a fascinating new episode of Kinda...

Duration:00:49:30

Prioritizing Yourself (With Shalini Bathina)

6/14/2022
It’s easy to lose ourselves in love and in someone else. Actress, Shalini Bathina, joins Natasha Chandel to discuss how she kept her individuality in her relationship. Why do we forget about ourselves when we’re paired up? What role does society play in the narrative for couples? How do you tell your partner you need “me time?” The ladies share their trials, tribulations, and triumphs in this new Kinda Dating episode all about self love! Kinda Dating is part of the Frolic Podcast Network....

Duration:00:58:34

Slow Love (with Damona Hoffman)

6/7/2022
They say “fools rush in” for a reason. Certified dating coach, Damona Hoffman (and host of The Dates & Mates podcast) is back with Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to talk about the advantages of the slow burn to love. Does taking it slower improve your chances of success? How do you slow things down when you’re super into someone? The ladies discuss the idea of peeling off the layers to your partner and building real intimacy in an informative episode of Kinda Dating! Follow Kinda Dating:...

Duration:01:06:40

TBT: Can Dating Be A Spiritual Experience? (With Almost 30)

6/1/2022
Does dating have a deeper purpose? Krista Williams and Lindsey Simcik of the Almost 30 podcast join our Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to share how to approach your dating life with a spiritual lens. They reveal the life lessons they learned through their relationships (or lack of), discuss the concept of forgiveness after a breakup or toxic ‘ship, how to actually be grateful for the good and bad times, and they even talk about the dark side of spirituality (there is one). How do you be...

Duration:01:10:45

#TBT The Science of Attraction (with Amy Chan)

5/24/2022
Why are you attracted to the same types of people? Amy Chan, author of “Breakup Bootcamp - The Science of Rewiring Your Heart” is back with Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to share the science behind attraction. Is it different from men vs. women? Is there a scientific reason you’re attracted to the wrong person? How do we break the cycle of being addicted to attraction? All these questions and more answered in a fascinating episode of Kinda Dating! GET EXCLUSIVE KINDA DATING MERCH HERE:...

Duration:00:38:38

Inside ‘Love Is Blind’ (With Kelly Chase)

5/17/2022
We all watched the show, but what was the experience really like? Love is Blind’ season 1 cast member and health coach, Kelly Chase, is back Natasha Chandel and shares secrets from behind-the-scenes of the hit reality show. She talks about the role attraction plays in the success of the couples, and shares what she really thinks of Shake from season 2. What was the secret behind the couples that got married? Kelly also discusses what she learned about herself, and the takeaways we can all...

Duration:00:49:46

Becoming The Person You Want To Date (With Kelly Chase)

5/10/2022
We are the only constants in our dates. Love is Blind’ season 1 cast member and health coach, Kelly Chase, joins Natasha Chandel to help us become the person WE want to date. Kelly shares her personal transformation, and how to look inward without judgment so we can be the best version of ourselves. They discuss the role of self worth, how to shift your mindset, and the best way to invest in yourself, so you can attract people better suited for you. It’s an inspiring new episode of Kinda...

Duration:00:57:07

Sugar Babies & Other Gen Z Hookup Culture Findings (With Aditi Paul)

5/4/2022
Every generation gets wilder, right? Or maybe not. Aditi Paul (dating and relationships researcher and professor) studied Gen Z’s hookup culture, and brings her interesting findings to Natasha Chandel. From their perception of dating apps to sexual fluidity, the pair discuss how being born with technology might have actually made Gen Z-ers more stable than Millennials. Aditi reveals the rise in sugar babies, and Gen Z’s openness to online sex work. They discuss the evolution of hookup...

Duration:01:09:19

Fuck Leykis 101

4/26/2022
Men have been given notoriously bad advice via a lot of sources, including Leykis 101. Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden take a look at the problematic doctrine for hooking up with girls to see if it stands the test of time. Should you only spend $40 on a date? Should you dump a girl if she doesn’t put out within 3 dates? Is hot sauce in a condom a real thing?! The girls don’t hold back as they tear apart at all the bad advice guys have been taught, in this unfiltered episode of Kinda Dating!...

Duration:00:39:09

Why They “Don’t Feel A Connection” Anymore

4/19/2022
So you had a great few dates, all was going well… and then, outta nowhere, they said they didn’t think the connection was strong enough anymore. WTF happened? Everything was fine a couple days ago! Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden do a deep dive into a listener’s question about this, and explain what’s really going on. The duo push back on the idea of closure, and discuss where our attention should really be going? Would getting the answers fulfill you like you think? They offer new...

Duration:00:37:13

#Throwback: The Real Reason Smart Women Are Single (With Jenna Birch)

4/12/2022
Recorded: 2018. A majority of guys say they want to be with a smart, independent woman, but studies have proven guys don’t choose these ladies! WTF is up with that?! Journalist and author Jenna Birch calls it “The Love Gap.” Based on data from her book, she shares with Natasha the psychology behind why men flee from the “full package woman,” in this eye-opening throwback episode of Kinda Dating! Kinda Dating is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to...

Duration:00:51:37

Secrets To Styling Your Online Profile (With Alyssa Dinner)

4/5/2022
Most dates now start on dating apps, so it’d probably be wise for us to make them nice! Stylist and dating coach, Alyssa Dineen, joins Natasha Chandel to share her tips and tricks to getting people to swipe right on your profile, and how to dress on the date! She shares the biggest mistakes she sees people make in their profiles, the types of photos to post, essential wardrobe pieces we all need, and how to make your bio stand out. It’s the information most of us need, and it’s available in...

Duration:00:40:19

Do Nice People Finish Last? (With Alex Sherman and Alyssa Lane)

3/30/2022
Everyone wants to end up with a nice person, right? So why does it feel like they always finish last?? TV comedy writers and married couple, Alex Sherman and Alyssa Lane, are back with Natasha Chandel to talk about their pet peeves — nice people! It’s not what you think! The trio explore the myths about nice people, why we’re addicted to drama, what nice guys can learn from the bad boys, and the many benefits of dating a stable, nice human. It’s a very nice episode of Kinda Dating! Kinda...

Duration:00:49:52

Marry Your Best Friend? Really? (With Alex Sherman and Alyssa Lane)

3/22/2022
The common adage is: marry your best friend. But should you really? TV comedy writers and married couple, Alex Sherman and Alyssa Lane, jain Natasha Chandel and share what it really means to shack up with your bestie. While Alex and Alyssa believe they are bffs, Natasha questions the theory. They discuss how to draw boundaries within the best friend-ness of a relationship (so you’re not totally codependent), the meaning of a true partnership, and if you should take someone out of the friend...

Duration:01:00:43

Sexually Reconnect With Yourself And Bae (With Court Vox)

3/15/2022
At first, sex is heated… and then it feels like it always cools off. We hit a sexual stalemate. Is it possible to return from that? Somatic wellness and intimacy coach, Court Vox, joins Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to share his tips and tricks for sexual reconnection. He discusses the importance of feeling comfortable exploring your own, and your partner’s body, and the role of spontaneity. The trio talk about the viability of monogamy, and get really candid about how they have navigated...

Duration:01:04:31

Are You Actually Being Gaslit, Ghosted, Love Bombed? (With Dr. Diane Strachowski)

3/8/2022
We all think we’ve been ghosted, gaslit, or love bombed at some point. But have we really?? Cognitive behavioral psychologist (and attachment theory specialist) Dr. Diane Strachowski is back with Natasha Chandel and breaks down the most overused terms in dating. She believes our misuse of these words are creating more strife in our lives, and taking away from people really experiencing them. She explains how to actually identify this behavior, and what we can learn from them. The pair also...

Duration:00:56:56

What’s Your Love Style? (With Dr. Diane Strachowski)

3/1/2022
When your communication style and your attachment style collide, you get your love style! Cognitive behavioral psychologist (and attachment theory specialist) Dr. Diane Strachowski joins Natasha Chandel for a deep dive into her unique analysis of types of daters. Are Nervous Nancys doomed to fear relationships forever? Is Independent Ian ever going to be able to lean on anyone? Does Secure Sophia have nothing to learn because she’s so damn secure? Dr. Diane breaks down how our love styles...

Duration:00:57:51

Ugh, Dating Fatigue & How To Work Through It (With Laurel House)

2/25/2022
From August 2018: For a lot of people, dating is a never-ending ritual of disappointment. It’s hard to keep your spirits up when you keep meeting duds! Well, celebrity dating and empowerment coach (E!’s Famously Single) and new “Man Whisperer” podcast host, Laurel House is back with Natasha Chandel to help you manage those dating blues. The duo also talk about changing your perspective and making negatives into positives so that you’re in a better subconscious place to meet “the one”! Listen...

Duration:00:54:52

Forget Comparing Your Love Life To Others (with the Morgan Absher)

2/15/2022
With social media in our face, it’s hard not to compare our love lives (or lack of) to everyone around us. Morgan Absher (Two Hot Takes Podcast) is back with Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to talk about how she has overcome this. Or has she? The ladies share their insecurities, tips on how to navigate the socials of it all, and the role of gratitude in this important episode of Kinda Dating! Kinda Dating is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to...

Duration:00:55:37