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Dating Expert Damona Hoffman (TV Personality, Huffington Post and JDate columnist) talks about love in the modern world with experts in dating, marriage, breakups and hookups.

Dating Expert Damona Hoffman (TV Personality, Huffington Post and JDate columnist) talks about love in the modern world with experts in dating, marriage, breakups and hookups.
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Dating Expert Damona Hoffman (TV Personality, Huffington Post and JDate columnist) talks about love in the modern world with experts in dating, marriage, breakups and hookups.






Black Love & American Intimacy

In honor of Black History Month, Damona sits down with a panel of couples who are living the principles of black love and what it means to them. Dr. Ryeal Simms, The Relationship Scientist, returns to co-host this episode and his joined by his wife, Monice Mitchell Simms, accomplished screenwriter, producer, director, author, and PhD candidate. Award winning recording artist Ollie Gabriel and Happiness Influencer Quené Forée also join the panel to talk about how traveling has brought them...


Master Class: How to Communicate

Technology today can either help or hurt your relationship, you just have to know how to use it correctly. Take control of your communication! In this special bonus master class, Damona tells you how to use technology to your advantage. She covers basic principles of flirting, the 70/30 rule, the texting trap, and how to have SEC. Did you like this bonus master class? Leave us a review! Get Damona's FREE guide to creating a successful online dating profile that will attract the right...


Valentines & Love in 90 Days

Dr. Diana Kirschner, PBS TV love expert and author of the bestselling book, Love in 90 Days, talks about the self-sabotaging patterns that may be keeping you from finding love. Damona and Dr. Diana live coach singles Marquis, Lauren, Deb on air just in time for Valentine's Day! They get answers to dating questions like what to do when men want to commit too fast, whether it's actually harder to date in LA, and how much information to give on your first date. Get Dr. Diana's book and a $1000...


Breakups & Quitting By Design

Lynn Marie Morski, "professional quitter" and author of Quitting By Design talks breakups on the show this week. How do you know when it's time to quit a relationship? Jonathon Aslay, a leading midlife dating and relationship coach, returns this week to talk divorce month with Damona. Headlines include: Date with your DNA, The truth behind your romantic type, and Channing Tatum's thoughts on single dad-dom. Damona and Jonathon also answer your questions like should your boyfriend have to...


The Future & Dating While Busy

Marquis Olison, writer, community organizer, and lifestyle coach, returns to Dates & Mates with his insight on the mind of the single men. How do you make time for dating and relationships when you barely have time for yourself? Damona and Marquis break it down with guests La Presa King and Dwayne Colbert who know all about being BOOKED & BUSY. Headlines include: How Marie Kondo can prevent you from Divorce, Why won't Future leave Ciara and Russell alone, and we give you the best opening...


Dating Myths & The DM Deal

Lindsey Pelas, social media influencer, model, activist, and entrepreneur, tells us the truth about sliding in the DMs. Did you know that women in the top 20% of attractiveness receive 5 times as many messages as women who are rated as "average attractiveness"? Damona and Lindsey break down dating stereotypes and discuss how to be taken seriously on dating apps today no matter what your "Tinder ranking" is. Headlines include: Is you career influencing how much sex you're having, the latest...


Intimacy for Men & Rebel Love: Bonus Episode

Dr. Chris Donaghue, host of the Loveline Radio show "Amber Rose show with Dr. Chris", Psychotherapist, Sex Therapist, talks intimacy for men, gender norms, and feminist dating in a special bonus episode of Dates & Mates. Damona and Dr. Chris also answer a listener question about getting ghosted on a date. Get Dr Chris's new book Rebel Love: Break the Rules, Destroy Toxic Habits, and Have the Best Sex of Your Life


Addiction & Love

Dr. Cali Estes, an addiction therapist and life coach, tells us the truth about addiction and love. What are the signs you might be in love with a junkie? How do you get your partner help? Headlines include: Is Demi Lovato's new relationship with her sober companion unhealthy, the perfect time to date online in 2019 and how much pre-date research is too much. Damona and Dr. Cali Estes also answer questions from listeners including: how to avoid a co-dependent relationship and how to talk to...


Religion & Relationships

Damona is joined by Evan Marc Katz, one of the foremost dating experts for women in the world, to talk about their own experiences in interfaith relationships and lead a panel on navigating cross-cultural romance. Tiffany Renee shares her experiences dating in LA as a Muslim woman and Katy & Matt Snyder, celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary by sharing insights on how they've managed a PerJewvian relationship and raised their two children. Headlines include: Who is responsible for the...


Master Class: How to Meet Your Match

Damona puts her certified dating coach skills to the test by leading a master class with tips, tools, and techniques to meet your match. Whether you are single because you are tired of wasting time on bad dates, you work too much to date or you are just picky, this show is for you. Headlines include what going down in Rihanna's DMs, the most important quality for a long term relationship to last, and your secret Tinder score revealed. Questions from listeners include: how long it should take...


Masculine & Feminine

Barry Selby, relationship attraction expert, shares his insights on male and female dynamics, self love, and how to transform through a unique type of meditation. Headlines of the week include Michelle Williams' interracial relationship, hereditary relationship patterns, and BumbleSpots. Questions from listeners include what to do if your boyfriend's mom meddles in your relationship and when to reveal a crush. Get Barry's meditation at Get the Texting 10 Commandments...


Bedroom Confidence & Pleasure Positivity

Caitlin V, sex & relationship coach, gets real about what's happening in the bedroom from overuse of porn to being pleasure positive. Headlines include JLo giving dating advice, the impact of paternity leave, and which dating app is popular in your state. Questions of the week include what "casually dating" means on Tinder and how to give positive encouragement when you're getting oral pleasure. Then, Damona does a diatribe on desiring qualities in a mate that you don't really...


Election Day & Dating

In honor of Election Day, Cyberdating Expert Julie Spira shares tips from her research on dating across party lines and talks about her book “Love in the Age of Trump: How Politics is Polarizing Relationships.” Headlines: Why fertility rates are declining in the US, Meghan Markle’s “pre-pup” pregnancy contract, and Bumble’s plan to end ghosting. Questions from listeners include: what to do when you are no longer attracted to your spouse and when to consider yourself to have been ghosted....


Happy Halloween & Dating Horror Stories

The annual Halloween episode is back with all new dating horror stories from Karrine Steffans, Troy from LA, Brett of the Open Mic Podcast with Brett Allan, Amber, and fan favorite from last year Tavishya. After handling the headlines including a celebrity pregnancy, the reason why people stay in bad relationships, and what your sexual fantasies say about you, Damona dives into crazy first dates and offers advice on how you can avoid suffering the same fate. Green Chef is giving Dates &...


Dating Safety & You've Got Mail

In honor of National Cyber Security Month, LA Times contributor Elise Oberliesen share tips from her research on online dating safety. Millennial dating coach Evin Rose joins to comment on the headlines: Pete Davidson got the ring back but Ariana kept the pig, why you and your partner look alike, Hillary Clinton debates Monica Lewinsky, and how dating apps may be spreading racism. Questions include: is it ok to ask out your professor and what can you do if your boyfriend says he's...


Cuffing Season & Swipe With Spirit

Cuffing season, the time when we crave relationships is here and Dominique Clark, matchmaker & love guru gives tips on how to level up your romantic liaisons. Headlines: Relationship tips from Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco, how to spot a Sneater, and should you survey your exes for feedback. Questions from listeners include: how to navigate broken promises in a long distance relationship and what are the rules on social media representation for your significant other. Damona wraps the show...


Gender Identity & Astrology of Love

Love Astrologer Carol Allen guest co-hosts while Jasmine Luna and Harry Caldwell share their experiences with the fluidity of sexuality and gender identity. Headlines include: why the divorce rate is declining, what Gen Z is getting right about dating and Bert & Ernie's relationship status. Questions of the week include how to handle dating multiple people online and how to know if you're being blown off for a second date. Get Carol's compatibility report half off HERE using the offer code...


Man School & The Guy Spy

The Guy Spy, Jonathon Aslay co-hosts with Damona to interview the author of Man School: Relating With Women in the #MeToo Era, Matthew Solomon. Headlines include Kourtney Kardashian challenges the double standards about age and dating, how your relationship could be making you fat, and why so many people will not disclose to a new partner that they have an STI. Questions of the week include what to do if your man no longer wants sex and when is the right time to have "the talk" to...


Yoga For Love & Textationships

Yoga teacher & doula Rebecca Benenati of gives insights on how yoga can impact your relationship or your dating disposition in honor of Yoga Awareness Month. Headlines include the most right-swiped jobs on Tinder, the 7 traits your long-term partner should have, and how Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose co-parent successfully. Technically Dating questions include how to stop dating unavailable men, how to tell if someone has a crush, and what workaholics need to do to find...


What Women Want & Seeking Arrangement

Millennial Dating Coach Evin Rose joins Damona to discuss the headlines including why Tinder dates aren't turning into relationships, what to wear on a first date, and are sugar babies bad for feminism. A panel of single women say what they really in a man and Damona delivers a message to Ariana Grande, Mac Miller fans, and anyone in a toxic relationship. Questions of week include should you tell your dates that you're going out with other people, how can you ask your partner for a threesome...