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July 8, 2020
To say Coronavirus has changed dating and relationships is the understatement of the year. We'll share our top 6 trends with everything from how singles and couples are navigating this time to why f*ckboys are o-v-e-r. We'll discuss how to make the most of your dating life whether it's with someone new on a socially distanced date or if you got a resurrection of an ex situation going on. So get your masks on, stay 6 feet away, and see how COVID-19 could actually be the best thing for your love life (if you let it be). Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partner for this episode: BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at betterhelp.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE. Generation Tux: Get 10% off the entire groom’s party at generationtux.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
July 1, 2020
What if we told you the silent killer of marriage was something so small, so avoidable? Join us as we chat with Matthew Fray about how a “good guy” like him ended up being a shitty husband. We discuss why neglecting your partner's thoughts and feelings is the demise of a relationship, how to recognize signs of this behavior even in early dating, and the importance of being aware of this now even if you're nowhere close to marriage. Check out Matt's blog: https://mustbethistalltoride.com/ Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partner for this episode: This episode is brought to you by Kensington’s newest title from Lorelei Parker, CRUSHING IT. You can find CRUSHING IT wherever books are sold. Find out more at kensingtonbooks.com Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
June 24, 2020
What happens when you break up with your long-term, live-in boyfriend right before COVID-19? You use this time...and you use it wisely. Listen as we chat with Minji about how she used quarantine to learn how to be alone. We discuss taking the necessary breaks to get your own house in order, why self-love is so important to find love, and being happy on your own. Check out Minji @minjeezy and listen to her podcast, First of All: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/first-of-all/id1260925014 Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merch. SOMETHING NEW! Check out our new Amazon Store with our curated dating essentials, including everything from books from our past guests to gadgets to sexy time gadgets (you know what we mean 😉). If you want to see the full list, visit: https://www.amazon.com/shop/dateablepodcast Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
June 17, 2020
Whether you're an ISFJ, ENFP, INTP, or whatever it may be, we're here with Frank James to share how your personality type impacts how you date. We discuss the blind spots that each type has while dating, how we can better understand each other to resolve conflicts/ misunderstandings in relationships, and if any two types are most compatible (or incompatible). Check out Frank'sYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxc0c4cOfFmSUnzX9uY7Jww Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partner for this episode: This episode is brought to you by Kensington’s newest title from Alexandra Ivy, INTENDED VICTIM. You can find INTENDED VICTIM wherever books are sold. Find out more at kensingtonbooks.com Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
June 10, 2020
Omg. Omg. Ohhhh my god. Join us as we chat with Lora Dicarlo about the mind-blowing orgasm that inspired her to revolutionize the sex toy industry. We discuss how to get to the elusive squirting orgasm, the archaic history of vibrators, and how sex tech is continuing to evolve to help women own our own pleasure. Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Check out Lora Dicarlo at https://loradicarlo.com/ Thank you to our partner for this episode: Generation Tux: Get 10% off the entire groom’s party at generationtux.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
June 3, 2020
With the death of George Floyd and the nation-wide protests for black lives matter this week, it's time we really pay attention to how racism plays into everyday life – including dating. We compiled a few of our past episodes about the struggles of dating as black men and women in modern times. Really listen as we talk with Yelitsa, Sofaya, and Chris about how they navigate racist comments on dating apps, the extra hardships that come with dating as a person of color, and how best to openly discuss sexual racism to help put an end to this behavior. For the full episodes: S7E7: Dating as a Black Woman: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/season-7-episode-7-dating-as-a-black-woman/id1084105171?i=1000418697968 S8E13: Sexual Racism: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/season-8-episode-13-sexual-racism/id1084105171?i=1000438130527 Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. A big thanks to Do the Bay for these resources to help during this time: Consider donating to the following impactful causes: Black Lives Matter Minnesota Freedom Fund Nationwide Bail Fund American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) The Marshall Project - nonprofit criminal justice journal Center For Racial Justice Campaign Zero - policy solutions to end police violence Protesting? Here’s a guide to staying safe: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Al8ZNwl-xGJ1RFB_u5cvHiANvkT1Q-ACVhBl1tfbK8c/edit?mc_cid=22ce5d0c58&mc_eid=2fb22b42c9 Not comfortable protesting? Here are other impactful ways to help. Here are some excellent resources for further education: What is Systematic Racism? - an easy-to-understand video series History of Racist US Laws and their effects throughout American history The Case for Reparations The Road Not Taken - Housing and Criminal Justice 50 Years After the Kerner Commission Report Social Exclusion: The Decisions and Dynamics that Drive Racism Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror How To Stop Police Violence - excellent Twitter thread Educational Resources via Black Lives Matter Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
May 27, 2020
Of course you want a relationship...but do you..do you? We unpack if we really need relationships with Simone and Brenden, who created their own great relationship, only to un-create it 8-years later. We discuss why relationships are a choice, how to live a full-life whether you have a relationship or not, and determining what's really important if you do choose to be with someone. Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partner for this episode: Best Fiends Puzzle Game: Be the HERO of the story with this 5-star rated FREE puzzle adventure. Download for free on the app store or google play BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at betterhelp.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE. Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
May 20, 2020
Why are we still waiting for the man to propose even in 2020? Join us as we chat with Lauren about how she proposed to her now fiancé and took control of her love life. We discuss decoupling what traditions matter to you, how to continue to break down gender barriers, and the future of weddings with COVID-19 Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partner for this episode: BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at betterhelp.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE. Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
May 13, 2020
From steamy video chats to virtual sex parties, it's getting hot in here this quarantine! Listen as we chat with Mischa Byruck about the art of phone sex and what goes down at a virtual sex party. We discuss honing in on your sensual voice, why virtual methods can be so erotic, and how to ease into this new virtual play space. Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Check out Mischa Byruck at https://www.evolve.men/ Best Fiends Puzzle Game: Be the HERO of the story with this 5-star rated FREE puzzle adventure. Download for free on the app store or google play Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcastsFrom steamy video chats to virtual sex parties, it's getting hot in here this quarantine! Listen as we chat with Mischa Byruck about the art of phone sex and what goes down at a virtual sex party. We discuss honing in on your sensual voice, why virtual methods can be so erotic, and how to ease into this new virtual play space. Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Check out Mischa Byruck at https://www.evolve.men/ Best Fiends Puzzle Game: Be the HERO of the story with this 5-star rated FREE puzzle adventure. Download for free on the app store or google play Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
May 6, 2020
You guessed it: there’s a new quarantine dating term. Listen in as we talk to Julia, who put zumping on the map through her viral tweet after being dumped via zoom. We discuss how zumping is way better than being ghosted, if this trend could continue post-quarantine, and why the term sounds so negative despite being a respectful option right now. Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partner for this episode: BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at betterhelp.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE. Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
April 29, 2020
Love is all you need...or is it? This week we talk to best-selling author and blogger Mark Manson about why love is not enough to make relationships work. We discuss the reasons we settle for less than situations, why it's time to ditch the fantasy, and how we can take more ownership over our love lives. Warning: F-bombs are gonna be dropped! Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Follow Mark @markmanson and get his new Audible original 'Love is not Enough' . Learn more at https://markmanson.net/ Best Fiends Puzzle Game: Be the HERO of the story with this 5-star rated FREE puzzle adventure. Download for free on the app store or google play Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
April 22, 2020
Despite all that’s been going on, dating app usage continues to soar...and we got to chat with Jordana Abraham, the founder of Betches and the dating app Ship, about the future of online dating. We discuss how dating apps can start to mimic IRL, how DFH (dating from home) is the new DTF, and ideas about the next big tech craze when it comes to dating. Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Empower: Download this mobile banking app and get $5 at empower.me/dateable with the code DATEABLE BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at betterhelp.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE. Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
April 15, 2020
So is love blind? Find out which one of the ladies Ryan asked on a date and how their date went down amidst COVID-19. We discuss their perspectives of each other once looks are revealed, if their virtual impressions matched reality, and if a connection was formed throughout this experiment. Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Empower: Download this mobile banking app and get $5 at empower.me/dateable with the code DATEABLE Best Fiends Puzzle Game: Be the HERO of the story with this 5-star rated FREE puzzle adventure. Download for free on the app store or google play Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
April 8, 2020
We were so obsessed with Love is Blind that we decided to recreate our own rendition on the podcast! Follow along as Ryan tells us about his impressions of 3 girls he talked to without knowing their race, age, actual name, or any physical characteristics. We'll also hear from the 3 girls - Rachel, Lacy & Taylor - to hear their feelings towards him to see if a match was made before meeting in person. Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Empower: Download this mobile banking app and get $5 at empower.me/dateable with the code DATEABLE BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at betterhelp.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE. Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
April 1, 2020
It’s a pandemic...but luckily we got Shallon Lester to tell it like it is about how to not murder your partner during quarantine and how to use this time to self-isolate from fuckboys. We discuss the difference between fuckboys and clueless men, changing your dating patterns to find someone that treats you right, and using this time to focus on the #1 person in your life – you. Check out Shallon's Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/shallonlester and her podcast 'Girl on Top': https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/girl-on-top-shallonxo/id1463991214 Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Empower: Download this mobile banking app and get $5 at empower.me/dateable with the code DATEABLE Generation Tux: Get 10% off the entire groom’s party at generationtux.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
March 25, 2020
Is it even possible to date during Coronavirus? We talk to a bunch of daters who are learning to adapt to this new normal and stay connected without leaving their home. We discuss video first dates to virtual sex parties, how to form deeper connections, and the changes COVID-19 is likely to bring to our dating lives even after this pandemic passes. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Empower: Download this mobile banking app and get $5 at empower.me/dateable with the code DATEABLE BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at betterhelp.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE. Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
March 18, 2020
Woah WTF happened this week!? Is dating even going to be possible in 2020? Listen as we catch up about all that's going on with COVID-19 and talk to our guest Chris about coming out as bisexual in his marriage of 13 years. Today's episode is all about navigating change. – whether it's in a long-term committed relationship or from an unexpected pandemic. Stay safe and #staydateable. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Empower: Download this mobile banking app and get $5 with the code at empower.me/dateable with the code DATEABLE Firstleaf: Get 6 bottles of wine for $29.95, plus free shipping for a year! Just go to tryfirstleaf.com/dateable Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
March 11, 2020
We got a Gen Z in the house! Listen as we talk to Zoe about what it's like to date as someone who’s been using digital technology their entire life. We discuss the traditional tendencies of this generation, the different patterns with dating apps, and the challenges that don’t seem to ever go away. Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Flutter: Download this new dating app that only works on Sundays with matches and messages expiring at midnight to move the convo offline. Currently available in the Bay area (but expanding soon): https://joinflutter.app.link/dateable BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at betterhelp.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE. Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
March 4, 2020
Tune in as we talk with Brad about the time pressure of dating as you get older – even for men. We discuss the challenges of dating in your 30’s when everyone else is settling down, how expectations change as you age, and balancing having a life plan vs. seeing how it all plays out. Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Flutter: Download this new dating app that only works on Sundays with matches and messages expiring at midnight to move the convo offline. Currently available in the Bay area (but expanding soon): https://joinflutter.app.link/dateable Generation Tux: Get 10% off the entire groom’s party at generationtux.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
February 26, 2020
Join us as we talk to Mindy about her one-sided date where it felt like the whole time she was getting mansplained. We discuss how to respond to dates that feel disrespectful, discerning between innocent misunderstandings, and how to be aware if you’re doing this type of behavior yourself. Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Flutter: Download this new dating app that only works on Sundays with matches and messages expiring at midnight to move the convo offline. Currently available in the Bay area (but expanding soon): https://joinflutter.app.link/dateable BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at betterhelp.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE. Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
February 19, 2020
Listen as we talk with Tommy Danger Kim about his unexpected divorce – and how it's impacting his dating life 4 years later. We discuss why communicating in relationships is so damn hard, how to assess a life partner, and learning from your past while not letting it dictate your future. Check out Tommy's podcast The Tommy Danger Experiment Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Thank you to our partners for this episode: SunBasket: Get $35 off your order at sunbasket.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE. Firstleaf: Get 6 bottles of wine for $29.95, plus free shipping for a year! Just go to tryfirstleaf.com/dateable Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
February 12, 2020
Join us as we talk with Dr. Alexandra Solomon about how to own your sexuality and create the relationship you want. We discuss making sex a less shameful topic, how to navigate desire differences with a partner, and why it’s essential to explore your sexual self– especially on your own. Follow Dr. Alexandra Solomon on Instagram @dr.alexandra.solomon. Check out her book on Amazon Follow us @dateablepodcast. Check out our website for more content, live show dates, and merchandise. Love Dateable? Support us with a donation: https://app.redcircle.com/shows/1896ec4c-ab61-46a7-b4ab-16f3ae2e712a/donations Thank you to our partners for this episode: BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of online therapy at betterhelp.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE. Generation Tux: Get 10% off the entire groom’s party at generationtux.com/dateable with the code DATEABLE Dateable is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at frolic.media/podcasts Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dateable-podcast/donations
January 29, 2020
Tune in for a sneak peek into our inaugural live show in SF. We flipped the script and had Logan Ury interview us for a change! We discuss why we started Dateable, how this podcast changed the way we date, and what to do when there are controversial guests.
January 22, 2020
Tune in as we chat with Ryan live at his bar, Mad River, in the Upper East Side of New York City. We discuss what bartenders observe on your dates, ideas for cheap dates outside of a bar, and why a good hookup can be just what the bartender ordered.
January 15, 2020
Join us as we share a live podcast where we talk with a panel of daters across ages in their 20's, 30's and 40+. We discuss what changes (and stays the same) with age, lessons from the past that inform the future, and how to find the best parts about dating at any age.
January 1, 2020
Listen as we talk about the trends we’re seeing in the dating world – and future predictions going into the new year. We discuss the next wave of dating apps, changes from the initial stages of dating through marriage, and how the future is pansexual.
December 25, 2019
Join us as we chat with Marni Battista about how she regained her own dignity when dating – and why this is essential for anyone dating right now. We discuss addressing your limiting beliefs, how to spot various manimals, and what it actually means to date with dignity.
December 18, 2019
Tune in as we talk to Andy about the many phases of his dating life – from being new in town/ having fun to wanting more to deciding to move abroad. We discuss the ebbs and flows of dating, taking the best parts of all life stages, and staying positive throughout it all.
December 11, 2019
Listen as we talk to Cathy about her journey from saving herself for marriage to having multiple partners – at once. We discuss why it’s so difficult to break out of heteronormative traditions, how monogamy doesn’t have to be so binary, and defining your own rules.
December 4, 2019
Tune in as we talk to Amit about how he increased his testosterone levels and libido to better his sex life. We discuss how ‘not getting it up’ causes insecurities, why it’s better to remedy the situation naturally, and the results that lead to multiple orgasms. A big thank you to our sponsor, Blackwood for Men. To get 25% off your order visit blackwoodformen.com/dateable and use the code DATEABLE.
November 27, 2019
Join us as we chat with Lauren Korshak MFT about attachment styles and how they play into our adult dating patterns. We talk about the different styles, how they factor into the ups and downs of dating, and why even the most secure people feel insecure sometimes.
November 20, 2019
Listen as we hear from Lou Cass about being a porn star in the ’80s and how porn has changed over the years. We discuss the highs and lows of being in the industry, filming sex whether you are a pro or amateur, and how porn skews the reality of sex.
November 13, 2019
Tune in as we talk to Logan Ury about how behavioral science –the how and why we make decisions – plays into everything in dating from profile photos to breakups. We discuss changing our defaults, learning to avoid our blindspots, and how to make better decisions in dating. A big thank you to our sponsor, Blackwood for Men. To get 25% off your order visit blackwoodformen.com/dateable and use the code DATEABLE.
November 6, 2019
Join us as we talk to Michel about his bachelor lifestyle and his existential debate between clubbing every weekend vs. settling down. We discuss the context of where you meet someone, the perception of age, and how our own belief systems impact our relationships. A big thank you to our sponsor, Blackwood for Men. To get 25% off your order visit blackwoodformen.com/dateable and use the code DATEABLE.
October 30, 2019
Listen as Elizabeth tells us about one of her funny dating stories that luckily avoided a trip to the ER. We discuss how to deal with unfortunate situations when dating, paying it forward even if you don’t know someone well, and what happens when you’re presumptuous.
October 23, 2019
Tune in as Jeff tells us about his first date in 12 years with our co-host and producer Julie. We discuss being on dating apps at different stages of life, how the past plays into how you approach dating, and why pursuing a friendship first may not be the worst idea.
October 16, 2019
Join us as we talk to Dave about how he seems to fall in and out of relationships without thinking much about it. We discuss bringing awareness into your dating life, prioritizing love along with your career, and how to bring more passion into your relationships.
October 9, 2019
Listen as we talk to Helen Fisher, a world-renowned researcher, and unpack the results of her Singles in America study. We discuss this concept of fast sex; slow love, men wanting women to make the first move, and what singles are looking for in 2019.
October 2, 2019
Tune in as we talk to members and the staff at Ashley Madison about why people cheat and have affairs. We discuss the motivations of the people coming to Ashley Madison, how the site is designed for discretion, and the psychology behind cheating.
September 24, 2019
Listen as we chat with Rebecca about dating and meeting her now-husband while raising her daughter on her own. We discuss making decisions that are right for you, turning hard experiences into opportunities, and prioritizing romantic relationships with it all.
September 18, 2019
Join us as we chat with Ken Page about the revelations he learned along the way after being chronically single for years. We discuss moving out of your own way, how to recognize and overcome avoidant feelings, and why superficial changes aren’t enough. This episode is sponsored by Audible Escapes. Listen free for one month by going to audible.com/lovedateable
September 11, 2019
Tune in as we chat with Jane about how she broke off her engagement to her college boyfriend for another woman. We discuss the fallout of calling off a wedding, the possibility of falling in love in an open relationship, and how you only know what you know.
September 4, 2019
Listen as we talk to Gary Kremen, the inventor of online dating, and author David Kushner about the rise of Match.com and Sex.com. We discuss the early days of internet love and sex, how online dating has evolved, and what can be brought to modern-day.
August 28, 2019
Join us as we chat with Ann Lupo about her painful experience with unrequited love that inspired her movie In Reality. We discuss being consumed with the fantasy of love, obsessing over relationships, and when it’s time to cut situations that aren’t reciprocal.
August 21, 2019
Listen as we check in with Josh about his journey from not having time to date as CEO of Monday Motorbikes to getting engaged to his fiancé. We discuss the right partner becoming your #1 teammate, how work factors in, and when founders commit, they #commit.
August 14, 2019
Join us as we talk to Candace Bushnell to see 'Is There Still Sex in the City?' when dating as a 50-something woman after divorce. We discuss restarting life being single, cubbing with younger men, and why Carrie should never have ended up with Mr. Big.
July 24, 2019
Listen as we share our top Dateable episodes that have changed the way we date and approach finding love. We discuss our own personal journeys and how we’ve learned from our guest's experiences and the discussions we’ve had with them. Also check us out in the 'Top 15 Dating Audio Podcasts' Feedspot: https://blog.feedspot.com/dating_podcasts
July 17, 2019
Tune in as we talk to Courtney Kay about her top 5 tips to spice up your online dating profile. We discuss what you can do to stand out in a sea of other profiles, authentic ways to highlight your true self, and how to attract the people you want to meet.
July 10, 2019
Listen as Yue & Julie are interviewed on 'The Wise Woman Podcast' by Erin Rachel Doppelt and we talk about why we started the podcast, the biggest things we've learned along the way, the best advice we've received, and how to enjoy the journey of dating.
June 26, 2019
Ryan Van Duzer tells us about how he fell head over heels in love, only for it to end almost as quickly as it started. We discuss getting through the deepest of heartbreak, how to really show up for relationships, and why love is still the most magical thing despite it all.
June 19, 2019
Jenna Birch, the author of 'The Love Gap', shares her research about why men don’t always pursue the women they claim they want. We discuss if it’s timing or the person, the differences between men and women, and why modern day romance isn’t always so linear.
June 12, 2019
Matthew Solomon of ManSchool and The Good Men Project talks about how men can approach, date, and relate with women in the current climate. We discuss the reverse effect of giving up on dating, balancing consent with conviction, and coming from a place of understanding.
June 5, 2019
Celeste shares what it’s like to work(and date) as a sex coach and how her practice differs from a sex therapist. We talk about learning how to enjoy sex more, what to do when you and your partner aren’t compatible in bed, and how to reinvigorate your libido if needed.
May 29, 2019
David & Sammi talk about navigating a long-distance relationship over the last ~2 years. We discuss dealing with international time zones and logistics, making the most of the time together and apart, and how the best relationships can just naturally unfold.
May 22, 2019
Amanda and Inês share how their dating lives are similar and different at age 31 and 70. We discuss the basic dating dilemmas that seem to prevail, the importance of friendship through it all, and how to embrace life at any age with or without a relationship.
May 15, 2019
Chris tells us about sexual racism and how this shows up in his life as a black gay male. We discuss the extreme bluntness on Grindr, what it’s like to not live up to the black male stereotypes, and how to call people in instead of out when it comes to addressing racial slurs.
May 8, 2019
Erin from the Wise Woman Podcast talks to us about what it really means to date mindfully through both eastern and western practices. We discuss honing in on your body and chakras, listening to your gut feelings while dating, and how to attract your highest soulmate.
May 1, 2019
Donovan shares what it’s like to date as a musician and how it’s not all the glitz and glamour you may think. We discuss the stereotypes associated with musicians, the challenges from this occupation when it comes to dating, and how to overcome these perceptions.
April 24, 2019
Ali responds to Leon’s PSA to women and shares her story of how she learned to deal with players. We discuss unlearning beliefs that this is just how guys are, recognizing what you have control of in a situation, and advocating for our own needs in relationships.
April 17, 2019
Caleb and Levina share how they created a sex journal for couples to reflect on and explore their sex life together. We discuss investing in your intimacy, really discovering each other's preferences, and how open conversation in the bedroom translates to the entire relationship,
April 10, 2019
Ify tells us about her experience being in an abusive relationship and how she finally ended and recovered from it. We talk about abuse spanning beyond just physical mistreatment, recognizing early symptoms, and how to get help if you or a loved one is in this type of situation.
April 3, 2019
Jack shares the biases that come from dating as a redheaded male – from being ruled out of the dating pool to being fetishized for his hair color. We talk about owning your identity, approaching people as individuals, and the problems leading with pure physical qualities.
March 27, 2019
Sarah tells us about her newfound active sex life at 35 after breaking away from her Mormon upbringing. We discuss experiencing all the pleasure the body is made to experience, not being hindered by inexperience, and developing your own values/beliefs about sex.
March 20, 2019
Kiran shares one of his quirkier dates that stood out over the years – and the awkwardness that occurred along the way. We discuss making the most of the situation, when to introduce friends to your dates, and how to determine when it’s time to cut your losses.
March 13, 2019
Julie and Andrew tell us about their 8-year journey from friends with benefits to a fully committed relationship. We discuss the evolutions that happen over time, navigating the ups and downs, and how a change of perception of the “right” person may reveal someone who’s been there all along.
March 6, 2019
Leon shares a PSA to women about how men will run all over them if they aren’t smart about dating. We discuss the tactics used to take advantage of a situation, discerning disingenuous from authentic behavior, and how to be trusting without being a doormat.
February 27, 2019
Caroline tells us about her first love that made such an impression on her that no one else can ever live up to it. We discuss why some people make such an impact, different types of love at different stages of life, and how to prevent living in the past in order to move forward.
February 20, 2019
Jason shares how he’s had hundreds of first dates that didn’t go anywhere – and will now hear live feedback from 5 of his past dates about why things didn’t progress. We discuss some simple ways to make big changes, how to stay confident despite past rejection, and why feedback is a gift.
January 30, 2019
Before we start Season 8, tune in for our Top 10 Date Ideas that aren't basic to help you come up with more fun and unique ways to connect with your date(s) in 2019.
January 23, 2019
Before we start Season 8, tune in for our top 5 dating resolutions for 2019 to help you become happier, healthier, and smarter daters.
December 26, 2018
Listen as we chat with more past guests about their dating lives. We talk to Kat who set out for new adventures abroad in Season 5, Sheel who's online persona didn't reflect his readiness in Season 4, Bottle Ned who preferred to date outside of the city in Season 5, and some of our own updates!
December 19, 2018
Tune in as we catch up with some of our past guests to hear about what's happening in their love lives. We chat with Shelby who we set up on a blind date in Season 7, Chris who met his girlfriend in an Uber in Season 6, Farah who got breadcrumbed in Season 5, and past co-host Michael Vargas!
December 12, 2018
Dr Alexandra Solomon shares how to build loving and lasting relationships from her popular course at Northwestern University: Marriage 101. We discuss navigating conflict in relationships, the changing views of marriage, and how to develop healthy emotional and sexual intimacy.
December 5, 2018
Robert, Jade, and Larry tell us why they love being single and how they embrace it instead of feeling societal pressure to settle down. We discuss the benefits of staying single, why it’s important to grow as an individual during this time, and how to enjoy life while staying open to future possibilities.
November 28, 2018
Megan Weks tells us how she started dating like a well-oiled machine which led to meeting and marrying her husband in less than a year. We discuss the “manfunnel” method, why linear dating can be problematic, and how it’s important not to be afraid to rock the boat.
November 21, 2018
John Graham from the Bachelor in Paradise and the Bachelorette tells us what it’s like to date on reality TV.. We talk about what really happens behind the scenes, life dating before the show, and what to learn (or ignore) about dating from the experience.
November 14, 2018
Valerie tells us how she met her now-husband Rob first online, only never to meet, and then reconnected with him through a chance encounter. We talk about persistence when you are dating, the paths both people are on, and the magic when things just suddenly line up.
November 7, 2018
Jonathan from Reflect talks to us about the impact of mental health when it comes to dating and relationships. We talk about the change in stigma over the years, how anxiety and depression show up when dating, and why mental health is the crisis of our generation.
October 31, 2018
Ms. Emilie tells us what it’s like to be a pro dominatrix and how she transitioned from software engineer into this role. We discuss the range of services of a dom, the reasons and motivations of people seeking this out, and how technology continues to change the sex industry.
October 24, 2018
Vince talks to us about his experience from the deep end of the dating pool as a middle-aged short guy with no game. We talk about how men also face societal pressures with their looks, how to make the most of what you got, and why average joe’s can be anything but average.
October 17, 2018
Amanda shares how she took her dating life into her own hands by making the first move with men. We talk about low-risk yet bold ways to approach in real life, taking initiative on dating apps, and how the “rules” of gender roles continue to dwindle every passing generation.
October 10, 2018
Ellis and Charlotte share their experiences dating a couple where they were the ones entering the relationship as the third. We discuss the terminology of unicorns and unicorn hunters, how perceptions differ from the reality of personal situations, and how these configurations can work or not.
October 3, 2018
Melissa shares a disastrous hookup story that made her re-examine her dating life and realize it was time for a change. We discuss the importance of self-respect, not letting others control your emotions, managing your alcohol intake on dates, and how to learn from your experiences.
September 26, 2018
Tripp from Tripp Advice and the "How To Talk to Girls" podcast talks to us about the “nice guy” syndrome and how to confidently meet and attract women. We discuss why being nice isn’t enough to spark attraction, how to break out of this mentality to lead with masculinity, and some tips on how to talk to girls.
September 18, 2018
Margot is back to share the most surprising and awesome twist in her love life: how she has fallen in love with a woman – with her girlfriend Elisa. We discuss being open to finding love in different forms, the journey from dating men to dating women, and experiencing love at first sight.
September 12, 2018
Margot tells us about her new approach to finding love and how she’s breaking the “rules” of dating. We discuss social constructs that disadvantage women, how to cut through the BS of dates that don’t go anywhere, and the necessity of direct up-front communication.
September 5, 2018
Bobby shares how he stays friends with girls he meets on dating apps – and also their current boyfriends. We discuss why being the “nice guy” can lead to dating fatigue, how to date with conviction, and differentiating between what you want vs risks you’re afraid to take.
August 29, 2018
Yelitsa and Sofaya tell us the struggles of dating as black women in modern times. We discuss racial discrimination in online dating, the judgment formed from extreme stereotypes, and the impact of interracial dating with black men and ones of other races.
August 22, 2018
Ricky Chachra shares why he is baring his soul on his blog and offering a [now] $25k reward to find his beloved. We discuss a radically different approach, the importance of character in a match, and having the confidence that it’ll happen when the time is right.
August 15, 2018
Eliza tells us about her intense 24 hour date that fizzled just as quickly. We discuss the false sense of intimacy after a long date, how to keep your expectations in check, the difference between connections and companions, and why communication wins over speculation.
August 8, 2018
David responds to our episode last season about adult baby diaper lovers as someone with the fetish. We discuss what exactly goes down, why it's such a turn on, how to broach the subject to a significant other, and why this is just a small part of who you are.
August 1, 2018
Dr Rachel shares what it’s like dating as a therapist and gets real about her own mishaps in dating which has allowed for her to practice what she preaches. We discuss breaking patterns, the importance of self-work, and how to become a more mindful dater.
July 25, 2018
Mark Greene from the Good Men Project, Remaking Manhood, and Think Play Partners talks to us about the evolving definition of masculinity. We discuss expanding the traditional “rules” of being a man, the impact of gender roles in dating, and how to relate to one another better.
July 18, 2018
Shelby shares her experience going on two blind dates with Matt and Beau and we also hear their perspectives. We talk about the impressions you give off on a date, ways to form a deeper connection, and how perceptions may differ greatly.
May 30, 2018
Amy Spencer, the author of Meeting your Half Orange, shares how she rewired her way of thinking with dating optimism to attract her perfect other half. We talk about what you put out into the universe, why being so available often backfires, and how to become so happy that the right person will naturally be drawn to you.
May 23, 2018
Natalie takes us through her first experience at a sex party where we recorded an Organ House event and talked with other partygoers as well. We discuss what brings people to this community, why a strong consent culture is so essential, and what exactly happens at a play party.
May 16, 2018
Lori shares how she prefers to date Asian men as a white woman and how she has been the “white horse” even in the US. We talk about cultural perceptions, the differences between healthy interracial relationships vs fetishes, and judgements that are still happening in 2018.
May 9, 2018
Brian and Jakara aka Team BJ tell us about their elaborate engagement proposal and how they got together – including the hurdles that came their way. We discuss the importance of courage, how to handle one person not being ready, and what equal partnership really means.
May 2, 2018
Samantha shares her reaction about being propositioned for a diaper fetish and what was actually involved. We talk about different fetishes, how to respond when someone shares a desire that may seem out of the ordinary to you, and ways to present a kink of your own.
April 25, 2018
David tells us about his experience with Tinder that resulted in many dates, many stories, and ultimately the creation of F*ck Tinder: a love story. We talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly of dating apps, strategies not to become jaded, and how it can be ultimately worth it in the end.
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