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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.






Kardashian Kurse & Bedroom Politics

The infamous Kardashian Kurse strikes again, love bombing, and how we are bringing Donald Trump into the bedroom. Plus, Textpert App questions, including how to make a move on Instagram and what to do with your boyfriend after you’ve found someone better.

Duration: 00:53:08

Short Man Syndrome & First Date Finances

Jonathan & David Bennett, dating coaches for shorter man from ThePopularMan.com discuss the challenges of dating when you’re height doesn’t quite "measure up." Plus Textpert App questions like Who should pay on the first date How can you get over it if your girlfriend slept with someone else while you were on a relationship break And a Damona's diatribe for those who can't help falling in love.

Duration: 00:50:14

Pregnant While Dating & Doubting Divorce

A woman dates on Tinder with a BIG secret, old fashioned dating advice we should pay attention to today, and new statistics on divorce. Plus, textpert questions like what to do if you're the other woman and how to escape from an abusive relationship.

Duration: 00:52:39

Special Episode: Amanda from A Question of Love

Amanda Duffy from A Question of Love joins to discuss dating someone of another cultural background, being in a relationship with someone who has a child, and the ways the TV series, A Question of Love helped her grow.

Duration: 00:28:51

A Question of Love & The Age Gap

On Damona's new TV series, "A Question of Love", she leads 3 couples through a relationship experiment where they will move in together for 30 days and have them answer deep dark questions that will help them see if the person they are with is truly the one. Nicky Sunshine from the show joins to share her past and discuss her experience answering the questions with her boyfriend Jamie. The in Technically Dating we cover hot topics like can it work if your boyfriend is younger...much...

Duration: 00:50:17

Kittenfishing & How to Catch a Cheater

Fresh off the A Question of Love premiere on FYI, Damona and Ray discuss the challenges couples face moving in together for the first time. Then they dish about the latest in the Rob Kardashian & Blac Chyna beef as well as the Jay-Z and Beyonce marriage counseling music. Plus, they tell you why most online daters are guilty of Kittenfishing. Textpert questions today include how to catch a cheating girlfriend and how to manage a manipulative boyfriend.

Duration: 00:49:55

Relationship Renovation & Jealous Boyfriend

Josh Temple from HGTV and DIY Network discusses how to keep your relationship healthy through a renovation and ways to prepare your space when you are moving in with your significant other. Then, Damona, Ray and Josh all answer questions that have been posted on the Textpert App. Check out Josh's latest project with Boystown USA, TradeLife

Duration: 00:51:51

Bombing on Botox & Mariah’s Next Man

FYI TV Dating Expert Damona Hoffman and co-host Ray Christian dish about: A new dating app that searches for single celebrity lookalikes. The dealbreaker that has prospective dates going up in smoke And why HGTV’s Christina El Moussa just can’t catch a break in love We also have trending Textpert App questions Plus Ray will rant about botox and Damona goes on her Diatribe about the difference between settling down and just plain settling. Finally, in The Hollywood Hookup we tell you who...

Duration: 00:51:28

Kinky or Creepy & Eff Tinder

David Rodwin, The Moth Storyslam Champion and creator of the show F-Tinder (a love story) at Hollywood Fringe Festival shares tantalizing tales of his journey on Tinder. We also have some great Textpert App questions,including …….. How to end a two month relationship What to do when an f-buddy is expecting Can you love a liar? Then we end the show with a new segment "Kinky or Creepy."

Duration: 00:51:22

Trouble in Bachelor in Paradise & Slow Divorce

This show covers serious trouble in Bachelor Paradise, a social media storm about sexism sparked by a baby picture, and new dating app that’s even faster than Tinder. As always, juicy questions from the Textpert App. Plus a Love Expose that will have you wondering if it's cheaper to keep her.

Duration: 00:50:07

Mom vs Matchmaker & The Catfish Scale

Celebrity Matchmaker Carmelia Ray discusses the art of matchmaking and the second season of the hit show Mom v.s. Matchmaker. Plus Textpert App questions in Technically Dating like how to know if your online boyfriend of 2 years is a catfish, the real deal on roofies, whether long distance dating is worth it, should your parents force you to date within your religion, a bi-sexual love triangle and more. Then Damona goes into the time machine in the Romance Rollback to uncover a macabre and...

Duration: 00:50:33

One Night Stands & The DM

Hot stories include: A surprising celebrity divorce An unexpected force in social media that is leading to offline relationships A look at how mainstream a particular part of the hookup culture has become and some advice on how to avoid it if it’s not for you. Textpert App questions include: Can you date a recovering addict? Does your zodiac sign matter in relationships? And how can shy be sexy? Finally in Damona's Diatribe: The Dirty DM and how you can message someone on social media and...

Duration: 00:48:52

Great Sexpectations & Interfaith Dating

The love drug that might be keeping you in bad relationships, 5 outdated pieces of marriage advice that need to be archived, the interracial marriage “boom", plus a surprising sexpology from Orlando Bloom. In this week's Love Expose we discuss what a normal sex life should look life (how much, how long, and simply how.) Technically Dating questions from Textpert include how to handle an interfaith relationship and whether or not you should stay with your boyfriend when exes texts still...

Duration: 00:50:37

Master of None & Dirty Talk - Dates & Mates with Damona Hoffman | Dating and Relationship Advice

Dating expert Damona Hoffman & Textpert CEO Ray Christian discuss Which words will get your dating profile more swipes A celebrity online dating romance gone wrong What makes a man marriageable Textpert App questions include how to deal with a crabby girlfriend, what to say when you talk dirty for the first time, and when to get texted for an STI. Plus in On Screen Romance we have some tips on you which shows hopeless romantics will want to bingewatch this week. Finally Ray Rants and...

Duration: 00:51:28

Single Mom Dating & The Pull and Pray - Dates & Mates with Damona Hoffman | Dating and Relationship Advice

All textpert questions, all the time in this Technically Dating only episode. Questions from users include Can you use The Rhythm Method to avoid pregnancy? When should a single mom introduce kids to a new lover? What are the best Texting tactics during the first few dates? Can you forgive a friend who slept with your ex? And much more.

Duration: 00:22:11

Revenge Porn & Becky With the Good Hair - Dates & Mates with Damona Hoffman | Dating and Relationship Advice

Dating expert Damona Hoffman and Ray Christian from Textpert discuss the hottest headlines in love this week. #WokeBae (Jesse Williams) is creeping with Becky with the good hair. Revenge Porn epidemic is sweeping Australia. The ideal cheating age for married women is revealed. Then, in the love expose Damona & Ray discuss the average number of sexual partners Americans have and debate whether or not you should share your sex number with your girlfriend or boyfriend. And Finally, Damona...

Duration: 00:26:15

When to Boink & Threesome Dynamics - Dates & Mates with Damona Hoffman | Dating and Relationship Advice

In this week's episode we ask could polyamory be right for you? There is breaking news on how artificial intelligence could save your relationship, and a ruling by the Queen of England that could impact your sex life. As always we have great Textpert App user questions begging for our expert opinions- plus Ray & Damona discuss when it’s the right time to start having sex in a new relationship in the Love Expose.

Duration: 00:51:19

Infertility & The Spice Girl Scandal - Dates & Mates with Damona Hoffman | Dating and Relationship Advice

Dating expert Damona Hoffman and Textpert CEO Ray Christian take a look at an super scary divorce situation, we’ll explore how virtual reality will effect our love lives, plus we’ll discuss how infertility effects a relationship and share a sneaky new sex practice that could be change your life. And, of course, we have some great Textpert App user questions begging for our expert opinions. Mel B, Spice Girls, Virtual Reality, Tinder, eHarmony, Infertility, Plan B, The Morning After Pill,...

Duration: 00:50:55

Limp Lovers & Celebrity Divorce Drama - Dates & Mates with Damona Hoffman | Dating and Relationship Advice

Jennifer Garner & Ben Affleck breakup again, Janet Jackson splits from her hubby, how to tell if you’re actually in a dead end relationship, and a new dating trend that is showing that the millennial crowd is potentially failing at dating. Plus Textpert questions including how to handle a bisexual friend and what to do with a limp lover. #ZombieRelationship #Mom-arazzi

Duration: 00:51:20

Delete Your Dating Apps & Millennial Marriage Roles - Dates & Mates with Damona Hoffman | Dating and Relationship Advice

Bustle.com Sex & Relationships Editor Michelle Toglia returns to the show to discuss Bustle and their App-less April initiative. Plus millennial views on marriage roles, why we overshare after sex, and Canadian's views of cohabitation.

Duration: 00:50:27

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