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Creators of the upcoming humor and advice book, Laura Lane and Angela Spera candidly breakdown real-life dating disasters with a new "reason why you're single" every week.

Creators of the upcoming humor and advice book, Laura Lane and Angela Spera candidly breakdown real-life dating disasters with a new "reason why you're single" every week.
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Creators of the upcoming humor and advice book, Laura Lane and Angela Spera candidly breakdown real-life dating disasters with a new "reason why you're single" every week.




Mastering First Dates

We give you a ton of tips and tricks to prepare and master going on a first date. We talk about what’s new in dating news: an app that claims to be the “HQ Trivia” of dating apps and why you shouldn’t go hungry on a first date. Then we’re diving into the mailbox to answer your listener questions including a listener whose best friend hates everyone she dates and a divorcee struggling with a new guy. This episode is sponsored by: RXBAR, Warby Parker and Care/of.


Ripping the Dating Bandaid Off

When you're newly single it can be hard to get back out there so we're talking all about how to rip off the Bandaid. In dating news, we're talking about a new Tinder feature that sounds a lot like Bumble and a student who accidentally swiped left on a girl named "Claudia" and decided to email every girl named "Claudia" on his campus hoping to find her. Then we’re diving into the mailbox to check out a bizarre Tinder profile submission and to answer a listener question about what to do when a...


Make A Big Change

If things are not working, you gotta make a change and switch things up – we give you some suggestions of how to do that. In dating news, we're talking about Tinder in the Olympic Village & the pressure to consume your partners social content when you're dating. Then we’re diving into the mailbox to answer a listener who wants to know whether or not to tell a gym crush with a girlfriend that she’s into him and another who wants to know if blocking her ex who broke her heart was too...


The Engagement Game ft. Author Joi-Marie Mckenzie

Author Joi-Marie McKenzie talks about what happened when she tried to get her boyfriend of 5 years to propose. We discuss why worrying might not be a bad thing and what happened when a man proposed with a sword instead of an engagement ring. Then we help a listener decide whether to continue seeing a guy who got a DUI and another listener who has an obstacle preventing him from life with his "soulmate" (spoiler alert: she's married). This week's episode is brought to you by Zola, MVMT, and...


Upping Your Erotic Intelligence ft. sexologist Mal Harrison

We welcome Mal Harrison, certified clinical sexologist, relationship coach, eroticism philosopher, TEDx speaker, and founder of the Center for Erotic Intelligence. We talk about orgasm research and two new dating apps: one that requires you to send in your spit so they can tap into your DNA and another called Sweet Pea that hopes to help the awkward conversations get easier. We also help a listener who wants to figure out how to talk dirty in bed, a married lady with a wandering eye & a...


Getting Your V-Day Onnn

Valentine's Day is one week away and we are talking about tips and tricks to have the best V-Day whether you're singled or coupled or somewhere in between. In dating news, we discuss the most expensive Valentine’s Day package courtesy of Dubai and the most popular V-Day candy by state. Then we answer two listener questions: what to do when you find out that cute guy your co-worker set you up with is actually her ex and a morality question: how much should a person you just started dating...


When to DTR ft. Vanderpump Rules star/comedian Rachael O'Brien

This week we welcome stand up comedian and Vanderpump Rules star Rachael O'Brien to talk all about defining relationships- when to go from "just dating" to "exclusive." She also tells us how she ended up on a reality show and what it's like to date in Hollywood. In dating news we tell you about a DIY dildo kit and how Instagram is being used as a dating platform (trust us – you'll want these tips). Then we dive into the mailbox to help a listener who always ends up as a "side chick" and...


I Don't Owe You

This week we talk about the Aziz Ansari allegations, consent, expectations on dates, sexual coercion and what this all means in the #MeToo age. This week’s reason of the week is all about why people think you "owe" them anything after a date: sex, a second date, a text (whatever it is!) and how to feel empowered to say no. We also talk about what’s new in dating news: why compliments make us so uncomfortable & why a dating app's ads were recently banned from subways. Then we answer two...


Surviving LDRs (Long-Distance Relationships)

We talk all things long distance this week – tips for getting through the rough patches and how to use LDRs to your advantage. Then we talk about "cuffing season" for friendships and how to know if you're dating a high conflict person. We help a listener who is struggling with fighting over all the little things with his long distance bae and another listener who is nervous about moving to another country with her boyfriend. This podcast is sponsored by Daily Harvest, RXBAR and Fabletics.


Dating App Down Low ft. Coffee Meets Bagel co-founder Dawoon Kang

We welcome co-founder of Coffee Meets Bagel Dawoon Kang to talk all things dating apps: recent innovations, the best opening lines, the most popular time to join and more. Then we talk about the most common ways newlyweds met in 2017 and find out how a woman is turning catcalling into sidewalk art. We help a listener figure out how to have that tough question with her significant other: "what are we?" and help another listener decide whether on not to give a ghoster a second chance. This...


Why Ghosting Is Still a Thing ft. Ghosting Expert & Single Mom Cassandra Dice

Author of the e-book guide "Disappearing Acts in Dating: What to Do When You've Been Ghosted" Cassandra Dice joins the podcast to talk about how to respond and avoid ghosters, dating after divorce as a single mom and when to introduce your kids to your significant other. We discuss why you shouldn't call your baby a flirt and why adding "guacamole" to your profile might get you more messages. This episode is sponsored by Adam & Eve, Le Tote, and Lola!


Dating Without Booze ft. comedian Jonathan Braylock

We bring actor/comedian and Black Men Can't Jump in Hollywood podcaster Jonathan Braylock to talk about dating when you don't drink: Do you put "sober" on your dating profile? Where do you go on dates? What do you say when people get weird? We also talk about how sex and relationships are portrayed in film. Then we read news stories about how cat calling might become a crime in France and whether your spouse should be your best friend. Then we help a listener figure out how to address her...


Owning The Holidays

This week we teach you how to own the holidays and give tips on what to bring to your holiday bae's house, how to throw a killer holiday party, gift ideas and dressing the part this season. We also discuss what you should and should not eat on a date, how to have a romantic vacation and we debate the most extra marriage proposals of 2017. Then we help a listener who is struggling with dating a guy who is shorter than her and another who isn't sure whether or not she has to stop following...


Falling Too Fast

We talk about falling too fast early on in relationships and tips to avoid planning for the future after just one date. We read three of the most insane messages our listeners have received from dates (they are so good/bad) and help a listener figure out if she wants to get married for the right reasons (health insurance or love). We also talk about why canceling plans feels so good and discuss the new Museum of Broken Relationships book. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron, Away and...


How to be a Sex God ft. Cosmo’s Sexy Sutra author Julie Vadnal

Cosmo's Sexy Sutra: 101 Epic Sex Positions author Julie Vadnal joins the podcast to teach us everything she learned while writing the book, including sex tips and tricks, talking dirty, and kinky and sultry moves you can make with a partner or solo. We learn about bespoke condoms tailored to your dick that are hitting the market and items you should never masterbate with. We help a listener who is figuring out how to de-invite wedding guests and another who needs helping dealing with a guy...


What You Should and Shouldn’t Text ft. Matchmaker Devyn Simone

Former Real World Brooklyn star, Love At First Swipe host and matchmaker at Three Day Rule Devyn Simone joins the podcast and helps us figure out when, what and how to text people back (there's lots of rules!). We discuss her top dating tips, ghosting, the resurgence of matchmaking and how to be brave and confident when you date. We also talk about a guy who used a marathon race to snag a date and find out why marriage is becoming a mark of privilege. We help a recently separated guy...


How to Grow Together ft. Relationship Coach Jillian Turecki

Relationship coach Jillian Turecki teaches us tips about how to grow – both as a single person searching for personal growth and how to grow with your partner in a relationship. We find out why pot smokers have more sex and find out what happens when a girl crashes a wedding to spy on her boyfriend. Then we help a listener who is trying to get her boyfriend to get off the couch and find a job and another listener who can't decide between two baes. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron,...


Creating Your Dating Checklist ft. Relationship Expert Andrea Syrtash

Author and dating coach/expert Andrea Syrtash joins the podcast to talk about what to look for in a partner, how to spice up your current relationship and why sometimes you need to switch up your type. We talk about a new dating trend called "submarining" and find out how long most millennial couples stay together. Then we help a listener whose boyfriend of two years won't say "I love you" and another listener who is struggling to juggle two long distance relationships and one local lover...


Cuffing Season Tryouts ft. Actor Jerah Milligan

Comedian Jerah Milligan talks about what it's like to look for a winter boo, the process of his cuffing season tryouts and the time a girl stuck a finger up his butt without warning. We discuss armpit fetishes and what sex addiction really is. Then we help a listener figure out whether to give a second chance to someone who benched her and we help another listener whose ex-boyfriend won't leave her alone. The episode is sponsored by Lola and Le Tote!


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