This week we talk all about ways to safely socialize in a pandemic (outdoors, picnics, masks, etc!) Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who wants to know if she is being insensitive to her sister’s coronavirus fears and another listener who is figuring out if it’s safe for her to attend a large wedding celebration this month. In pop culture news we talk about Thandie Newton opening up about how controlling Tom Cruise is & John Legend’s cheating past (don't worry – not...more
This week we talk about baby fever and fertility. Laura shares her baby journey and all the woo woo and non woo woo things she's done. We answer your listener questions including one listener struggling with fertility and another figuring out how to style as a new mom. Then we talk about what’s in the news including when grandparents can see newborns & two hairstylists with COVID-19 wore masks and their clients didn’t get sick. Angela tells the story about her friend giving birth during...more
This week we talk about the importance of hobbies: how to find them, what makes a good hobby and the difference between a side hustle and a hobby. Then we answer your listener questions, including one listener who is getting into baking and another who is starting her own Youtube channel. In the news we discuss the good news for abortion rights out of the Supreme Court and what you can’t do on the set of a Christopher Nolan movie. Angela's notes app creeps out Ian and Laura publicly shames a guy...more
This week we talk all about how dating has changed since the pandemic and tips to go on safe dates and have safe sex. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is dating a guy who is not taking the pandemic seriously and another whose girlfriend didn’t say the L-word back. In the news we discuss a dating scam that stole millions & how to handle a mom friendship ending. Angela poses a thought experiment to Ian and Laura goes on her first date night with ...more
This week we talk about looking for a job during this wild time including tips for video and phone interviews and how to give and get career advice. Then we answer our listener questions including whether it’s realistic to start job hunting now and another listener asking about freelancer logistics. In the news we discuss the Babysitters Club on Netflix, how dating may permanently change forever & why college students are struggling with mental health. Angela loses her job and Laur...more
This week’s episode is about finding the right therapist including the process of choosing one to saying bye bye to the ones that you don't vibe with. We’ll be answering your listener questions including one listener who says he was dumped after admitting he went to therapy and another who feels like she can’t talk to friends about her problems. Then we talk about what’s in the news including Carole Baskin winning control over Joe Exotic’s zoo, Facebook employees blasting Zuckerberg & men ge...more
This week we talk about how to be an ally. We welcome Eric Abrego, LinkedIn's co-chairman of the Black Inclusion Group, a program which utilizes data, resources, and employees to close the opportunity gap for Black people in the technology industry (and Angela’s college buddy!). We talk about the pitfalls of social media and virtue signaling, what not to message people, how to do the real work and continue the conversation. Then we answer your listener questions including a woman of color whose ...more
This week we talk about the struggle of motherhood, parenthood and caretaking. We talk about how to not compare yourself to other parents, the best states for working moms and why Laura doesn't teach sharing. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener asking about dressing her child gender neutral and another asking for advice about activities for kids. In the news we discuss astronauts going into space, Google gives employees $1,000 for office equipment & what t...more
This week we talk about how to say no to commitments and give yourself space. We a question from a listener who is unsure if it’s safe to return to her gym and another who is worried that a new living situation will destroy her social life. In the news we discuss Harry Styles being a “consent king", how Americans really feel about wearing masks & experts give advice on distanced hangouts. Angela calls herself the IKEA Hulk and Laura needs an emergency root canal. **The proceed...more
This week we give you tips on how to be more productive or less productive (if you're pushing yourself too hard) during this crazy time. Then we answer your listener questions including a question about frenemies and another one about not feeling productive. In the news we discuss why Ryan Seacrest is tired, tech workers working from home long term & why vaccines are slow. Angela's fiancé doesn't wear a shirt on his Zoom calls and Laura talks about positive reinforcement and her love of naps...more
This week’s episode is all about anxiety and tips for how to cope. We answer mailbox questions including one listener who wants to know if coffee is making her anxious and another listener who is working on getting over her “imposter syndrome” at work. Then we talk about what’s in the news including early 2000s fashion making a comeback, Trump still refusing to admit he was wrong about coronavirus & the desperate measures we are taking to keep our Zoom hangs interesting. Angela attends ...more
This week we talk all about toxic positivity and how it can actually be harmful to be overly positive when people are struggling. We give tips on how to meet people where they are at and suggestions of what to say when someone is sad. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who wants to know where the line is between normal positivity and toxic positivity and another listener who is considering quitting social media over the way it makes her feel. In the news we talk about ...more
It's our first "This Is Why" podcast! Starting this week we'll be giving best friend advice on topics including pop culture, politics, friendship, dating, workplace dynamics, parenting, news headlines... and whatever else is on your mind! This week we are talking about all things friendship during this wild time. We answer your listener questions including one listener who is struggling to motivate herself and another who wants to know how you can be friends with people who have problematic...more
It's our last This Is Why You're Single podcast (Don't worry, we are just dropping the "you're single" and rebranding starting next week)! Angela and Laura talk about everything we've learned over the last 250 episodes, how our lives have changed and the best dating advice we are walking away with. In dating news we discuss how coronavirus is changing online dating & the rules for sex during the time of coronavirus. Then we dive into the mailbox to reflect on some of our favorite listener em...more
This week we talk about how (and if!) you should make a move on a crush. In dating news we discuss the how “whelming” is the new “negging” & how long first dates should last. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who has a crush on a coworker and another whose crush is making her question her sexuality. Angela has beef with OKCupid and Laura has beef with her couples therapist.This week's episode is brought to you by:Squarespace (offer code: SINGLE)Care/Of (...more
This week we talk all about dating expectations: what is reasonable, how to tell someone what you expect and how to know if you're an expectations match. In dating news we discuss how to improve your sex life by talking about it & how to make your marriage gayer. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener getting mixed signals and another who keeps getting disappointed on dates she met online. Angela gets real about wedding vendors and someone flirts with Laura in Tulum.&n...more
This week we are talking about how to deal with your partner's ex. In dating news we discuss how Tinder gets a panic button & the best way to avoid someone at a party. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener whose boyfriend wants to share a Costco card with his ex and another listener whose girlfriend’s ex is creeping on his Insta. Angela's co-worker claims all men pay for Tinder and Laura tries to get Nic to buy her lingerie.This week's episode is brought to you by:Car...more
This week we talk all things porn: how to find ethical porn that's right for you! We are joined by the hosts of Girls on Porn podcast, Laura Ramaday and Rachel Napoleon, to break it all down! In dating news we discuss the less obvious benefits of masturbation & what to know before you give a blowjob. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener whose ex discussed their sex life on a podcast and another listener who got a series of weird Bumble messages about penis size.This we...more
Angela postponed her wedding. This week we talk all about the logistics of that decision and our quarantine mental, emotional and physical state. In dating news we discuss a bride who goes viral for her Facebook rant & the founder of Spanx offering up her wedding dress. Then we answer your listener questions including two listeners who also had to postpone their weddings and another who is waiting for her boyfriend to put a ring on it. Then Angela and Laura announce some big podcast news. Ho...more
This week we talk about how to maintain your relationship. When you have a good thing, you have to take care of it: check ins, couples therapy and date nights! In dating news we discuss podcasts you should listen to based on your zodiac sign & a guide to couples therapy. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is worried a message she sent scared off her crush and one crazy dating profile we had to share. Laura and Angela share their crazy recent health stories!This...more
On this episode we talk about how to relax when you are dating someone new, which can be especially hard in today's climate! In dating news we discuss why wedding season 2020 is doomed & how to stay healthy. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener whose ex made her feel insecure about intimacy and another who is nervous about having no experience. Angela and Laura talk about being quarantined with their partners. This week's episode is brought to you by:FealsT...more
On this episode we are talking about the only thing we can think about lately: the coronavirus. We discuss how the global pandemic is affecting our lives and our personal relationships. In dating news we discuss how the coronavirus is affecting dating & all of the latest Tinder news regarding coronavirus. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener curious about the etiquette of sharing good news in front of someone bummed out and another listener who doesn’t want to string...more
This week we talk about how to avoid bringing past baggage from your old relationships into new ones. In dating news we discuss how to feel comfortable dating after a breakup & the myth of happily ever after and Meghan Markle. Then we answer your listener questions, including one listener who wants to know if all guys are cheaters and another whose boyfriend is convinced she is going to cheat on him. Angela is paranoid about astrology before her wedding and Laura's guy friend dumps a gi...more
This week we talk about finding your modern happily ever after (men doing chores! ignoring outdated wedding traditions!) and how classic fairy tales affect how we see relationships. Actress and Laura's co-author of the new book Cinderella and the Glass Ceiling and Other Feminist Fairy Tales, Ellen Haun, joins the show! In dating news we discuss how dating apps sell your info to advertisers & AI for people with a foot fetish. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener ...more
This week we talk about what to do when we find out weird shit about people we are dating – where to draw the line and what we can handle! In dating news we discuss why you might feel sore after sex & 6 ways to improve your relationship. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is wondering if it’s fair for her girlfriend with debt to ask her to merge their finances and another wondering if it’s normal to kiss your sister on the lips. Angela talks about Ian's sleep p...more
This week we talk about how to tell the difference if the spark is gone for good or you're just in a rough patch in your relationship. In dating news we discuss a study that finds that men are more likely to self-promote than women & tips for meeting your sig other’s parents. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener whose BF told her he no longer feels a spark and another listener who is wondering why she doesn’t feel butterflies for her new guy. Angela talks about how l...more
This week we welcome CEO and co-founder of Unbound, an online magazine and “sexual wellness” shop, Polly Rodriguez, to talk all things vibrators, sex positivity and asking for what you want in the bedroom. In dating news we discuss unique ways to orgasm & the best cities to live in for Valentine’s Day. Then we answer your listener questions, including a male listener who wants to know how important touch is and another listener whose boyfriend doesn’t cum during sex.This week's episode is br...more
This week we talk about running from your problems, which can involve a lot of things: breaking up with someone, money problems, house problems and more. In dating news we discuss wedding therapists are a thing now & how to avoid beard burn. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener dating a flight attendant who is hard to lock down on land and another listener who works in HR but has a work crush. Angela talks about Ian's friend’s mom complaining about her son’s gf ...more
This week we welcome the author of "Making Space, Clutter-Free: The Last Book on Decluttering You'll Ever Need" and founder of dClutterfly, Tracy McCubbin. She talks all about how clutter can affect your relationships and how to get things in order! In dating news we discuss how to digitally disconnect after a breakup & how to give advice people actually take. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener moving after a breakup and another listener who wants tips for how t...more
This week we talk about how family can affect relationships. In dating news we discuss bad relationship habits you can learn from your parents & the importance of humility. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is dating her brother’s ex and another listener who wants her boyfriend to cut ties with his mom. Angela's friend is frustrated by her bf's hesitation to say "I love you" and Laura's friends burns a portrait of her and her ex in the name of divorce. This...more
This week we talk all about dealing with insecurities and how that affects relationships. Maybe it's an insecurity you have or your partner has – it can cause trouble! In dating news we discuss dreams that might be red flags in a relationship & how to get over heartbreak. Then we answer your listener questions including one guy insecure about his small package and another wondering if it’s normal to fight a lot early in a relationship. Angela talks about Ian's paranoia with bed bugs and Laur...more
This week we talk about why you or someone you like might have a fear of commitment and how to get over it or embrace it. In dating news we discuss the real reason for your fear of commitment & how to break up with someone you love. Then we answer your listener questions, including a listener who is afraid of relationships and another listener who is attempting an LDR without a DTR. Angela talks about battling over the registry with her fiancé and Laura talks about wanting Nic...more
Today we're talking how to convert a first date into a second date: the right attitude, what to say and more! In dating news: Tinder bios for each zodiac sign & how to make plans without getting a drink. Then we answer your listener questions, including one listener who thinks she’s getting mixed signals and another worried her boyfriend is settling. Angela talks wedding color swatches and Laura talks about traveling without her baby.This week's episode is brought to you by:Sakara (offer cod...more
Happy new year everyone! It's our annual New Year, New You episode where we talk all about how to start the new year fresh when it comes to dating & life. We discuss our personal resolutions and goals and hopefully inspire yours! In dating news we discuss what the new phrase “self partnered” means & how to eat alone and like it. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is unsure if a guy is shy or uninterested and one hilarious bad date story. Angela has a co-wor...more
On this week’s podcast we discuss how unrealistic those holiday movies on TV are and how they might affect your relationship prospects. In dating news we discuss holiday gift ideas based on your partner’s love language & the most popular day for online dating is approaching. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who wants to break up with her boyfriend before the holidays and another listener whose real-life rom-com romance didn’t work out as she planned. Angela and Ian...more
On this week's episode we discuss all the dating advice we wish we could tell the guys in our lives from how often to confirm dates (triple confirm!) to how to clean a bathroom (throw away old products stat!). In dating news we discuss a survey that reveals how men view modern masculinity & what men can do to turn their partners on. Then we answer your listener questions including a guy crushing on his new roommate and another guy who wants his lady to initiate some dates. Angela gets negged...more
We are deep into the middle of Cuffing Season where people pair off during the cold winter holidays! Are you cuffed, looking to be cuffed or avoiding cuffing entirely? We get into it all! In dating news we discuss the viscous cycle that might be affecting your sex life & the science behind cuffing season. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is no longer sexually attracted to her long distance bf and another who wonders whether she is leading on a pen pal. Angela...more
Happy thanksgiving! This week we talk about the importance of gratitude and saying thank you in your relationship and how to not take the little things for granted. In dating news we discuss the new relationship status more millennials are signing up for & who gets the dog after a divorce. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who can’t get past the first date and another who is 50 and looking for love. Angela doesn't know what to do when her dad accepts a friend requ...more
This week we talk all about religion when it comes to dating, interfaith relationships and dealing with family. In dating news we discuss how online dating is desegregating America & how to actually follow the dating advice you get. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is dating a guy who wants to wait until marriage to have sex and another listener whose ex wanted to wait until marriage to say “I love you." Angela gifts her friend a vibrator to help her dea...more
This week is all about the dos and don'ts of workplace romances (hint: watch out for problematic power dynamics). In dating news we discuss what to consider before dating a coworker & the difference between happiness and joy and how to find more of it in your life. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who wants to know if she’s crazy to date a coworker and another listener whose crush won’t date her because they work together. Angela struggles with taking compliments a...more
This week we tackle a problem everyone struggles with: making assumptions. We discuss how to not do it (Look for evidence! Put yourself in someone else's shoes!). In dating news we discuss six assumptions that can kill your relationship with employees (and how that relates to dating) & what having a boyfriend has to do with sleep. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener frustrated her boyfriend just assumed she’d be down to do long distance and another listener wonderin...more
This week we talk about how get over fears that are holding you back from dating. We all get scared over crazy things real & imagined! Angela talks about going through her grandma's love letters and Laura talks about feeling like a traitor hanging out with a friend's ex and her new boyfriend. In dating news we discuss Tinder's new choose your own adventure series & tips for proposing an open relationship. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is afraid of being ...more
Recovering from a breakup is hard so this week we welcome Lindsay Meck, the co-founder of Onward, a Post-Breakup Concierge Service. She gives tips and tricks of how to get over a breakup and what she's learned from working with people who are moving on. Also on the lineup we talk about what’s new in dating news: signs you’re not ready to date after a breakup & whether or not its ok to ask your S.O. to delete pics of their ex. Then we answer your listener questions, including a listener grapp...more
This week we talk about how to keep your independence and identity in a new relationship. In dating news Facebook is officially a dating platform now & how much money the average American spends on dating. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is worried she’s made her boyfriend her entire world and another who has been dating a guy for a year who won’t call her his girlfriend. Angela has too many vibrators and Laura learned Nic could step up to the plate when she...more
This week we talk about the difference between a bad boy and a dirt bag. In dating news we discuss how Venmo is causing relationship drama & the most important things to have in common with your S.O. according to one matchmaker. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who found out she was the sidechick and another who found out the guy she is seeing is super homophobic. Angela struggles to find a way to show her appreciation to Ian and Laura has a snub in her trip...more
This week we welcome Political Editor at Large at Harpers Bazaar and author Jennifer Wright, who wrote the new book, "We Came First: Romantic Advice From Women Who Have Been There." We talk about what we can learn from the iconic women in her book like Marilyn Monroe, Cleopatra, Josephine Baker and more. In dating news we discuss why the dating app Match is bringing dating coaches on board & how searching the word "lesbian" in Google no longer brings up just porn. Then we answer your li...more
Laura's husband Nic Rad guests co-hosts this week (thanks to popular demand and requests from our listeners!) to talk all about romance after baby and how to keep the flame alive! In dating news we discuss the difference between men and women friendships & why saying you want a “drama-free” partner is problematic. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who’s weirded out her boyfriend’s ex has befriended her on Instagram and a married man writes in with his backwar...more
On this week's episode we discuss whether it's worth it to move for a better dating pool. In dating news we discuss the places with the most singles & the best and worst cities for dating. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is considering moving to find a better pool of people to date and another who wants to know if it’s smart to start a relationship off long distance. Angela asks Laura for her advice about a fight with Ian involving her spacing out during a c...more
This week we welcome comedic actress and the creator/playwright of the Off-Broadway show #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment, Robyn Lynne Norris. We learn what happened when she created a bunch of fake online dating profiles as an experiment and what stats she discovered about online dating during her research. In dating news a writer gets creative trolling scammers on Tinder & a man hacks Tinder and tricks men into thinking they're talking to a hot woman when they're really chatting with another...more
This week we talk about never settling and how to know if you're settling (it can be different for different people!). In dating news a woman writes a viral essay about calling off her wedding & we discuss whether certain wedding traditions have a place in 2019. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is letting her insecurities dictate who she dates and another listener who is stuck in a relationship that is not making her happy. Angela is worried she'll be murdered ...more
We welcome Keith Malley and Chemda from the podcast Keith and the Girl to talk all about dating after a divorce (which they're both doing!). Keith tells us what happened when his dad started flirting with his ex wife and Chemda tells us how she found out her ex was cheating on her and how she found happiness after getting out of a toxic marriage. We discuss how soon to date after a divorce, when to tell people you're divorced, how to meet people and more. In dating news we discuss how to increas...more
Saying "I love you" can be a huge deal in a relationship. We discuss when to say it and how to say it this week and what it means if your partner wants to wait. In dating news we talk about why one girl’s breakup ruined her love of Harry Potter & a why a 107-year-old woman thinks staying single is the key to longevity. Then we answer your listener questions including two listeners struggling over how to have that "I love you" conversation. Angela discusses why she's obsessed with Fleabag and...more
This week we talk all about engagement etiquette - how soon can you get engaged after a bff? Do you have to ask a friend to be in your wedding if they asked you? Who can post first? In dating news a woman sells her engagement ring on Facebook & we try out a 7 day love challenge. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener whose engagement plans got overshadowed and another whose crappy ex fiance is crawling back. Angela can't believe no one cried happy tears when she bought...more
This week Ian is back as a guest co-host and we talk all about learning to love your partner's quirks - how to laugh at the funny ones and address the annoying ones. In dating news, we learn about signs that you are a “pillow princess” & signs your partner is bad for you. Then we answer your listener questions, including a listener who wants to know whether or not Chuck E Cheese is a good first date spot and another listener wondering if it’s ok to be sad that her sig other didn’t make a big...more
This week Laura is out sick so Angela’s fiancé, Ian, fills in to co-host! We talk about how to navigate that awkward pre-engagement phase of a relationship. Angela talks about getting invited to an engagement party but not a wedding and Ian talks about finding a wedding florist. In dating news we discuss the history of the engagement ring & what divorced men say they wish they had done differently in their marriages.Then we answer your listener questions including a male listener with s...more
This week we welcome back to the podcast certified relationship coach and Laura's yoga teacher Jillian Turecki to talk about her five step method she created to finding the right person, what it means to pursue meaning over the "high" of a relationship and why "forever" might be a myth. In dating news we discuss what makes a person creepy & a new sex drug for women. Then we answer your listener questions including one woman who can’t decide if she can deal with a guy’s insecurity and an...more
This week we welcome comedian Andrea Allan who just released her new EP Gonzo on iTunes. We talk about owning your flaws and short comings and ridding your life of toxic people who make your mess even messier. In dating news we discuss why the millennial sex recession is BS & what happened when a woman accidentally sent a photo of her fiancé's penis during their engagement announcement. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is getting slut-shamed by her BF’s friends...more
This week we talk about how to handle someone who won't commit to you: whether to give an ultimatum and what to say to a flip flopper. Angela talks about Ian getting hit on at a bachelor party and Laura talks about overhearing a teenager's commentary about her mom group. In dating news we discuss why smaller diamond rings are all the rage & how to bullyproof yourself. Then we answer your listener questions, including a listener whose crush won’t commit and a listener who tries to set up an o...more
This week we talk about tips for dating when you've moved to a new place. In dating news we discuss why you should dump your “toyfriend” & why Hinge got a bump with gay users. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who got dumped after moving to a new state and another listener who found out her friend and her were being pursued by the same guy! Angela's friends do an engagement shoot with their dog and later found out the dog had a giant boner the entire time and L...more
This week we talk about how to observe cues and signals from people to know if they're into you or not and we give both good and bad examples of real life pickups. In dating news we discuss eight things long term couples do & a new study shows that 70% of singles want a serious relationship. Then we answer your listener questions including a guy who wants to know how to strike up a convo with a stranger and another listener who wants to know if she needs to tell her new guy that she’s s...more
It's hard to be the one to say sorry so we give you tips on how to do it! Be the bigger person! Angela talks about getting her but waxed and Laura talks about loving her child versus loving Nic. In dating news a woman does a divorce photo shoot & we give tips on how to make your dating profile stand out. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener trying to forgive a cheater and another listener worried about seeing her ex at graduation.This week's episode is brought to you b...more
This week we talk about how to turn down a date you weren't that into without feeling guilted on going on another date just to be nice. In dating news we discuss phrases that can cause trust issues & the drugs people like to mix with sex. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is afraid she is being too picky and another listener who got into a relationship even tho he knew there was no spark. Angela talks about how choosing a therapist is kind of like dating and Lau...more
This week we dive into what happens when you overthink things and how it can affect relationships. Angela talks about her friends' partners doing their hair and then we get serious: we discuss what to do when you and a family member have very different views on abortion. In dating news Facebook has a new dating feature & we tell you how much people gossip a day on average. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who’s got menu anxiety and another listener who got a boot...more
It's our 200th podcast episode!!! We invite our significant others back to the show to celebrate - producer and Laura's husband, Nic, and Angela's fiance, Ian. First we let them grill us on love, life and the podcast before we turn the tables on them and ask them all our burning questions (like, what do you love most about us). In dating news we discuss how short guys fair on dating apps & how to talk to people. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who wants to know ...more
This week we talk about everyone's greatest fear: scaring someone off too soon. Can you actually scare them and how? In dating news we discuss 9 facts about your clitoris & why you might not be as good at kissing as you think. Then we answer your listener questions including two listeners worried about scaring people if they bring up the “what are we?” question. Angela gives an update to a story a out a cannibal date and Laura's friend brings sex toys to a date night.This week's episode is b...more
This week we talk about how to help a friend through a rough breakup. In dating news we discuss female condoms & how you should respond if your ex texts you. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who isn’t sure she should be dating if she’s not over her ex. Angela talks about how her horoscope is freaking her out about her wedding and Laura talks about strangers judging her as a mother. This week's episode is brought to you by Care/Of and Away!
This week we talk about how to approach awkward conversations and reveal some of our most awkward convos we've ever had. In dating news we discuss why Americans are having less sex & new data that shows more than half of young people in America don’t have a romantic partner. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who doesn’t know how to tell a guy she had sex with that it wasn’t good and another who wants to tell her boyfriend to keep his dog off the bed. Angela reveal...more
This week we talk about how to reach out to people in their DMs! Maybe you know them already, maybe they're strangers, maybe you have a friend in common – either way, there is a way to do it and not be creepy! Angela's friend gets engagement boobs instead of a ring and Laura learns about scheduling time to swipe from a stranger. In dating news we discuss the new way teens are using Google Docs to message each other & why dating app addiction might hurt your chance of finding love. Then ...more
This week we discuss what to do when you and your significant other are on different pages about major life decisions. In dating news we discuss how to talk to your roommate about their loud sex noises & a blunt text message goes viral. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is dating a guy that’s not over his ex and another listener dating a guy with baby mama drama. Angela gets #foodie engagement photos and Laura's cute baby gets her a discount on clothes. Thi...more
What happens when three independent, progressive women find themselves waiting for their significant others to propose? We tell you! This week we welcome @bigkidproblems influencer and podcast Sarah Merrill back to the show to discuss. In dating news one man wonders if he can put a restrictions on an engagement ring & more people aren’t following the three-month salary rule anymore. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who wants advice on setting boundaries with...more
This week we discuss tips for getting rid of people and things in your life that don't bring you joy! In dating news a woman finds out a man was dating her as a dare & sex robots are a hot trend in porn. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who wants to know how to turn down a new friendship and another who is trying to get over a toxic ex. Angela has an ex who friends her on Facebook eight years after their breakup and Laura makes date night with her husband a priorit...more
This week we talk all about what happens when you want to date an ex's friend. Dating in the friend circle is tricky – and we break down when it's cool and when it's not cool. In dating news we discuss tips for rejecting an online suitor & why some couples are creating dating prenups. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who wants to date an ex’s friend and another who wants to know if she’s on the bench. Angela books a wedding venue and Laura gets asked to be a brid...more
This week we welcome host and EP of Viceland's TV series SLUTEVER and author of the book Slutever, Karley Sciortino, to discuss all about exploring sexuality, strippers, sex positivity and more! In dating news Tumblr loses users after banning porn & and we discuss the dating app Feeld. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who can’t forget her bf’s sexual past and another listener who wants to know how to let a complicated hookup down.This week's episode is brought to y...more
This week we talk all about making priorities and finding the time to date. Laura and Angela talk about trying out the new Calexotics sex toys and Angela becomes the queen of a bachelorette party. In dating news: a man proposes to his girlfriend after she stabbed him 13 times & online dating scams cost Americans $143 million. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener dealing with her anger issues and another wondering why it’s always the guys she isn’t into that much who ...more
We discuss how to recover from a cheater: not bringing that baggage into a new relationship, cutting the cheater off on social and emotionally recovering (it's not your fault!). Then Angela tells a horrifying true crime dating tale that terrifies Laura. In dating news we discuss a woman who went viral after a guy she met on the train tracked down her phone number & the best places to get married in 2019. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who found a “disturbing” pho...more
We are talking all about rocking the boat in relationships: shaking things up for the good or the bad and when and when not to do it! Angela tells a story about her friend who got in a fight with a guy on Tinder and Laura has her first post-pregnancy period. In dating news we discuss what happens when a guy sends his wife a spreadsheet of her excuses to not have sex & the best and worst states for singles in 2019. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who isn’t sure w...more
This week we talk about what happens when you go from friends to lovers. Sometimes it goes great and other times it can be a major miss! Angela talks about fighting for control in the kitchen with Ian and Laura talks about using the podcast to send Nic hints about their relationship. In dating news, Serena Williams partners with Bumble & a comedy writer comes up with new dating terms inspired by Catfishing. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who just started dat...more
This week we're talking all about moving in with your partner - when to do it and tips to succeed at it! Angela talks about a bridezilla who was overheard complaining that her fiance won't wear lifts to their wedding and Laura talks about her friend's awkward situation with his housekeeper (she's crushing hard on him!). In dating news we discuss why roasting each other might make your relationship stronger and what to look for if your partner isn't ready to move in. Then we answer your...more
Happy Valentine's Day! Asking people out is HARD which is why we teach you how by role playing asking people out in different scenarios. Laura and Angela talk about their V-Day plans - the first as an engaged couple and as parents. In dating news a dating concierge service to help couples relight the spark launches & a couple gets married on their first date. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is struggling with navigating the bar scene when she’s not single an...more
We welcome Xanet Pailet, a sex and intimacy educator, coach and the author of the new book "Living an Orgasmic Life." We talk all about what to do when you're stuck in a sexless relationship, orgasms, tantra and more. In dating news we discuss how lucid dreaming can help fulfill your sexual fantasies & what constitutes “normal” sex. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who doesn’t know where she stands with a guy she’s seeing and a listener whose guy never “finish...more
This week we talk all about moving on from a breakup including why you shouldn't post braggy pics on social media and how long it's okay to cry it out. In dating news a girl uses Tinder to catch a LaCroix thief & we discuss tips about how to make a long-distance relationship work. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener whose best friend won’t let her move on from her ex and a listener who misses her ex’s dog. Angela discusses why she has trouble keeping secrets from Ian ...more
We’re talking all about dealbreakers today - what’s worth calling it quits and what are things you can work through. Angela talks about an over eager guy her friend was dating and Laura talks about Nic learning the gift giving language of love. In dating news we discuss the weirdest dating stats of 2018 & why the idea of “the One” is stressful. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener whose BF is spending more time with his friends than with her and a listener who thinks s...more
We are talking how to be a good friend and give your friends dating advice without your friends getting mad or not inviting you to the wedding. In dating news we discuss how Tinder and OkCupid are changing the way they advertise & new dating terms you need to know including Grande-ing (as in Ariana). Then we answer questions from two people trying to look out for their bestie!This week's episode is brought to you by OKCupid, BioClarity, and Squarespace!
Resolutions don't just have to be about health and finances. We're talking sexy resolutions and how to spice things up in 2019. In dating news we discuss foreplay apps to turn your sex life up a notch & the awful ways male authors wrote about sex in 2018. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is hooking up with a dude who doesn’t like to kiss and a listener who rematched with an old fling.This week's episode is brought to you by Adam and Eve, Calm, and Care Of!
We welcome motivational speaker and author Kevin S. Carr to episode to talk about red flags, dating responsibly and how to watch out for dirtbags! In dating news we discuss love resolutions for the new year &how sending nudes to strangers might mean jail time. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener whose boyfriend is not suave about asking to have sex and another listener who is annoyed that her guy friends won’t stop asking her out.This episode is brought to you by Thi...more
Happy New Year! This is our 3rd New Year, New You episode because every year is a new year to start again! We're talking resolutions and dating tips for 2019! In dating news we discuss Tinder’s dating tips for the new year & how dating has changed since 1958. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who wants advice on ice breakers for a singles event and a listener has a great clap back to a creep. This week's episode is brought to you by Zola, Quip, and Squarespace!
We give tips for how to survive the holidays from the road trip to nosy relatives. Angela talks about outsourcing her shopping to her bf Ian and Laura talks about her love of grooming her hubs. In dating news we discuss if Cuffing Season occurs in year-round warm climates & whether you should you breakup before or after the holidays. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who claims she’s the victim of a new phenomenon called “mosting” and another who wants to know all...more
This is a HUGE week at the podcast. Co-host Angela Spera got engaged!!! We recap their love story before Angela finally tells Laura how her boyfriend Ian proposed (hint: it involved a love note). Then Laura grills Angela on all of the annoying questions people ask immediately after you get engaged. In dating news we discuss why Prince William doesn’t wear his wedding ring & what happened when a newly engaged couple’s engagement ring fell down a NYC grate. Next we answer your listener questio...more
We're talking all about how to get out of that relationship cycling that is on again off again relationships and why people end up in them in the first place. Angela talks about a friend who ended up on a date with a married guy and Laura talks about her hairstylist's ex drama. In dating news we discuss a dating app with an “anti-ghosting” feature & why millennials are ruining divorce. Then we dive into the mailbox to answer your listener questions including a listener who can’t get a text b...more
We welcome clinical psychologist and cognitive-behaviorist and author of “A Path To Sustainable Life Satisfaction” Dr. Jennifer Guttman. We talk all about ways to find more contentment and satisfaction in your life and why happiness shouldn't necessarily be the goal. In dating news we discuss a major way your parents can screw up your love life & the therapeutic effects of sleeping with an ex. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who feels like an outcast for never hav...more
This week we’re talking about finding the thankful and gratitude in the little things when it comes to dating. Angela talks about her hairstylist's crazy date where she got puked on and Laura talks about a gym pooper. In dating news we discuss why lot’s of relationships don’t make it past the November hump & the best and worst cities for single ladies. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who wants advice how to flirt at a wedding and another who wants to know why sh...more
This week we talk all about how to deal with people who lie and the different types of lies – which ones are okay and which ones are deal breakers. Angela talks about the case of her missing vibrators and Laura talks about going on a new parents retreat. In dating news, we discuss how Bumble is prioritizing user self-care & how often people lie. Then we answer your listener questions, including a listener who has suddenly become “the side hoe” and another listener getting mixed sig...more
We invite Jenna Birch, author of "The Love Gap: A Radical Plan to Win In Life and Love," to the show to talk about what men and women look for, great conversation starters and the latest dating research. In dating news we discuss a study about gender stereotypes in the dating world & how many days it takes people to swap numbers on an app. Then we answer your listener questions including a guy who wants to know what women notice when they see a man’s apartment for the first time and a listen...more
We welcome intuitive dating coach & medium Nikki Novo to talk all about fate, chakras, channeling spirit guides, reading energy and whether we can answer the question: will I be alone forever? In dating news we discuss signs your partner might be emotionally unavailable & the surprising job that single women on Tinder are really into. In the mailbox we answer a listener who wants to know whether to give her long distance bf the ultimatum and another listener who doesn’t know what to do a...more
This week we talk about getting out of your comfort zone and dating someone who is your opposite! Angela talks about discussing circumcision with Brits at a bar and Laura talks about getting turned on by seeing Nic as a dad. In dating news, we discuss why monogamy might be more difficult for women than men & how a woman convinced a man on Tinder they had the same phone number. Then we answer your listener questions, including one listener who is dating a nice guy for once and isn’t sure if s...more
We welcome authors of the new book "Mr. Nice Guy" and real-life couple Jason Feifer and Jennifer Miller to talk all about communication, how to give sexual feedback and more! In dating news we discuss the cost of the average date by state & what “we-talk” is and why it’s linked to happier relationships. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who wants to know if it’s normal for exes to crawl out of the woodwork once you get engaged and a listener who wants to know if she...more
This week we welcome licensed couples’ counselor, nationally certified sex therapist and author of "Sex Without Stress" Jessa Zimmerman to answer all of our sex questions: how often should you have sex, how to talk to your partner when you have differing sex drives and what questions you should ask each other. In dating news we discuss why masturbation needs to be taught in sex ed & why making your bed might lead to a better sex life. Then we answer your listener questions including one list...more
This week we talk all about how to deal with online creepers – whether to ghost or call them out! Angela discusses an awkward experience with a bikini waxer and Laura talks about the art of "mirroring" with new mommy friends. In dating news we discuss the percentage of people who fall in love on airplanes & why STDs are at an all time high. Then we’re diving into a special creep-themed edition of the mailbox to read how some of our listeners have clapped back at creeps in person an...more
This week we talk all about how to deal with those fuckboys and fuckgirls who drive you nuts! Angela and Laura discuss their birthdays (hint: all of Angela's friends thought she was getting engaged and Laura's involved spraying breastmilk at her friends and her baby getting kicked out of a bar). In dating news we discuss a 'sex zodiac' service from YouPorn & what words to include in your dating profile to get right swipes. Then we answer your listener questions including one girl w...more
We welcome porn star Alana Luv to talk about sex positivity, dating as a porn star, why she went from working in finance to porn and what life was like on the Bunny Ranch. In dating news we talk about the worst ways to kiss according to science & why robot sex might not be a great idea. Then we answer your listener questions, including a listener who is insecure about her boobs and a listener who wants to know how to deal with her hair extension falling out during a hookup.This week's episod...more
This week we talk about why it's never too late to date, have sex or any other milestone you're worried about! We read emails from listeners of all ages who are worried they are TOO late and guess what? They're not! Angela talks about how her introversion is affecting her sex life and Laura talks about speed dating to look for new couple friends. In dating news we discuss how to feel sexier according to science & why it's really bad to have an on again-off again relationship. Then we answer ...more
This week we talk about all the ways dating is hard and ways you can start to feel a bit better about it (and make it easier on yourself!). In dating news we talk about a man who could go to prison for “dining-and-dashing” on dates & why we sometimes feel sad after sex. Then we answer your listener questions including how to handle a 40-year-old lifeguard fuckboy and whether or not it’s okay to ask a girl to hang if she dumped you. Angela talks about her friend who traveled alone and why tha...more
We welcome Hallie Lieberman, the author of Buzz: The Stimulating History of the Sex Toy, to talk all about sex toys: new toy trends, the surprising history of the vibrator, ancient phalluses and tips for sex toy buying and maintenance. In dating news, we discuss "female Viagra" and why first dates are going extinct. Then we answer your listener questions, including one listener who doesn’t know how to navigate sex with her equally inexperienced boyfriend and a listener with a...more
Laura had her baby! She gets into the nitty gritty of her birth story and answers all of Angela's deep dark post-birth questions. Angela shares how she spent their maternity leave -- working on her relationship with her boyfriend and agreeing to some things she never thought she would! Then we talk about what’s new in dating news: a study that concludes that for online daters, women peak at 18 while men peak at 50 & an IG model that epically scammed her Tinder matches. Then we answer your li...more
We welcome sextech expert and host of The Future of Sex podcast Bryony Cole to talk all things sex & technology: VR, sex robots, body augmentation, teledildonics and more! In dating news we learn about women-run sex tech companies and get a primer on pansexuality. Then we answer two listener questions including a listener whose boyfriend got caught masturbating to pictures of her friends and a virgin who wants to know how to date casually.This episode is brought to you by Lola!
Should you stay in a relationship or should you go? That is the big topic this week! We go over a list of questions to ask if you're thinking about leaving a relationship that is just so-so (no one cheated, you're just not feeling it). We also test out the Satisfyer sex toy, Angela talks about why Ian is not proposing in Italy and Laura talks about feeling all the feels in the last few weeks with Nic before the baby. In dating news we chat about penis extenders and explain what rubber stalling i...more
We talk all about what to do when someone "talks the talk: about hanging out and dating but won't "walk the walk" and make a move. Angela talks about sleeping on the couch and Laura talks about hypnosis to avoid a c-section. In dating news, we discuss the sex benefits of eating more seafood and what to do when you hate your engagement ring. Then we answer your listener questions, including some of the worst dating app messages our listeners have received and a listener who had a co-worker drunke...more
It's our 3 Year Anniversary so we welcome back our HeadGum podcast network founders, comedians Jake & Amir! Together, we recap the best things we've learned over the year from our top episodes: Mastering First Dates, The Sex Date, Laura's Pregnant, Creating a Dating Checklist and Squirting and Sex Tips! In dating news, we discuss the low down on whether it’s safe to have sex in a hot tub & why gluten-free condoms are a thing. Then we answer one listener who’s deciding whether to give her...more
This week we discuss what to do when you're dating a jerk, how to find your "make or break" point and figure out if this relationship brings you true happiness or more anxiety. In dating news we talk about a new sex toy that’s being called the “Bop It” for your privates & we discuss therapists advice for what to do when you're lonely. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who can’t quit a playboy cheater and another listener who doesn’t know how to deal with a guy who...more
This week we welcome the founder of the matchmaking service LastFirst (www.lastfirst.com) Emily Holmes Hahn, to discuss the ins and outs of matchmaking (it's not too far off from The Bachelor!) and how you can apply her tips to your everyday dating life. In dating news we learn why Tinder might not be getting you laid after all & what happened with a woman’s ex found the fake wedding registry she created for them. Then we answer two listener questions including one listener who is worried ab...more
This week we welcome Margaret Romero, a nurse practitioner and founder of Femme Med, a whole-health sanctuary for women. We talk sexual health therapies, how to have a healthy vagina, the female libido, STDs, what an O-Shot is (hint: it's a shot in your vagina!) and more! In dating news we discuss weird things that happen when you masturbate and what guys are self-conscious about during sex. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener whose boyfriend never wants to have sex and...more
We welcome Elite Daily's dating editor, former professional matchmaker and author of Playing with Matches, Hannah Orenstein, to the podcast to talk setting up guys looking for a "Scarlett Johansson lookalike," other crazy requests & how you can apply her matchmaking techniques to your own dating life. In dating news we find out why some guys who ghost you will still watch your IG stories and the best aphrodisiac foods to get you in the mood. In the mailbox we answer a male listener with...more
Stuck in that rut where you can't get past date #3? Then this episode is for you! We go over what you might be doing wrong (and right!) and give real advice to help you out. Angela discusses the etiquette of dating an ex's roommate while Laura talks about attempting to befriend anti-vaccer mommy-to-be's. In dating news we discuss the most common lies people tell on dating apps and the cost of having a child. Then we answer your listener questions: one woman who is getting mixed signals from a gu...more
We give you tips and tricks as well as expert advice from dating app CEOs about how to deal with dating app fatigue. Angela discusses ring shopping with her bf and Laura talks about making padsicles and buying diapers (pregnancy gets REAL). In dating news we discuss the most unique sex toys on the market and an Arizona woman who is accused of stalking and sending a man 65,000 texts after 1 date (for reals!). Then we answer your listener questions: a guy who keeps getting ghosted and a girl who i...more
We welcome pelvic floor therapist and owner of the Functional Pelvis Lindsey Vestal to talk all about the pelvic floor: why doing too many kegels is bad for you, why you shouldn't pee in packs or pee "just in case," why you might have pain during intercourse, bowel and urinary incontinence, kegels for men, constipation, prolapse and so much more (there's a TON of interesting stuff to cover)! In dating news we discuss how to get better meeting people IRL and when it's okay to have a crush when yo...more
This week we talk all about dealing with your partner's ex: whether they are too close for comfort, vengeful or won't get the hint and go away! In dating news we discuss why you should think twice before putting that you smoke weed in your dating profile and what happens when you break up and share a dog. Then we dive into the mailbox to answer one listener who isn’t sure how to handle a guy she dated going back to his ex and another listener who is struggling to make it to date #4.This episode ...more
We welcome "Save The Date" author Jen Doll to talk all things wedding season: etiquette, finding the perfect plus one, when to tell a friend you don't like their boo, and how to be an great officiant. In dating news we discuss Etsy's top wedding trends and whether breakups and divorces are contagious. Then we help a listener who is frustrated her boyfriend won't propose and another listener who won’t move out of state with her boyfriend unless they are engaged.This episode is sponsored by Adam a...more
We welcome Tina Wilson, the founder of Wingman, a dating app that allows you to set your friends up with matches. We talk about how friends know you best (and can create a better profile for you than you can!) but when they need to step back and let you take the reigns of a relationship. In dating news we talk about Facebook's new dating service and a new dating trend called "orbiting" that is even worse than ghosting. Then we dive into the mailbox to answer a listener who’s friends ar...more
We welcome actress and comedians Ellen Haun and Amber Reuchean Williams to talk all about dating and feminism. We talk bad audition stories, guys who don't how to asks feminists out and how the childhood fairy tale films we grew up with weren't always the most woke. In dating news we discuss how feminists feel about making the first move, the percentage of feminists who say they are likely to pay on the first date and take charge in the bedroom. Then we dive into the mailbox to an...more
We welcome Rex Sorgatz, author of the new book “The Encyclopedia of Misinformation”, to talk all things deceptions & fakes like catfishing, fake orgasms, cosplay, RealDolls, gaslighting and more! In dating news we discuss an app that allows users to submit an application to date and Cosmo's ways to make sex last longer. Then we help a listener who accidentally went out with a married man and another listener whose date had a problem with her Instagram being too “family-oriented.” This e...more
We dive deep into oversharing: when to relay information while keeping mystery and boundaries and still being open and comfortable with a new date or your significant other. Angela shares a story about the time she mistook her boyfriend for an intruder and Laura shares one TMI-benefit to being pregnant. In dating news we talk about how women feel about using a condom on their period and how many hours it takes to make a friend. Then we dive into the mailbox where we read a poetic OkCupid me...more
We welcome podcast pioneers Keith Malley and Chemda from the hit podcast Keith and The Girl. They are a former couple who wrote a relationship book (called "What Do We Do Now?: Keith and The Girl's Smart Answers to Your Stupid Relationship Questions") while dating and broke up before it's release. They know everything when it comes to staying friendly with your ex. We discuss dating after a divorce, Chemda's experience being married to a trans man during his transition and what it was like ...more
We welcome renowned divorce attorney and former host of Bravo’s Untying the Knot, Vikki Ziegler, to get into the nitty gritty of divorce. She answers every question you've been secretly curious about when it comes to divorce and what you need to know at every stage – from engagement to married to ending things. She talks prenups, finances, child custody – and what to talk about before you get married. In dating news we discuss things science says predicts divorce and what not to post on social m...more
This week we welcome Laura's husband, Nic, on the podcast to talk about the emotional highs and lows of expecting a baby, trying to enjoy the joys of pregnancy despite being high risk and their heartbreaking miscarriage last year. Then, Angela grills Laura on all of the questions she's secretly curious about when it comes to pregnancy: sex drive, having sex and weird body stuff – we talk about it all! In dating news, we discuss the best sex positions when you’re trying to conceive & wha...more
This week we talk about how celebrating all the little milestones in your relationship and in life will help make you happier. In dating news we discuss how to make a marriage last if you rushed to the altar and how your parents influence who you’re attracted to. Then we dive into the mailbox to answer your listener questions, including a listener who hates that her boyfriend smokes and another who must choose between two loves. This episode is sponsored by: MVMT Watches, Adam and Eve ...more
We welcome sex researcher Dr. Zhana to talk blowjobs, sexual fluidity, sex parties, sex myths and more. In dating news we discuss what goes into a divorce party and how acting like you're single might make you better in a marriage. Then we answer a listener question from a woman confused by a hookup who can’t get it up. This episode is sponsored by: Blue Apron, Brooklinen, True Religion and LOLA
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.
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 guy...more
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 har...more
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 Daily...more
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 sing...more
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 do...more
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" an...more
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 liste...more
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.
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 episode ...more
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!
It's a new year and we help you find your new you! We discuss the best and worst cities for single people and the top research and tips for how to be happy. We take a look back on our own personal triumphs and misfires – both Laura and Angela move apartments and Laura decides to grow out her arm hair! Then we help one listener whose friend gets pissed after she hooks up with a guy in their friend group and another listener who needs help coming up with an opener to talk to a girl. This epis...more
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 boyfri...more
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 her ex'...more
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 Ba...more
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 ...more
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 separ...more
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, Squ...more
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 (phew!...more
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!
Instagram star Sarah Merrill from @bigkidproblems joins the podcast again to talk about growing up, worrying about your relationship (and baby!) timeline and what it's like to be in a long distance relationship for the first time (spoiler alert: it's the best thing ever!). We talk about a crappy new trend called "Tindstagramming" and find out the scientific explanation for why fires are so romantic. Then we help a listener who got stood up at the airport by her boyfriend and read a crazy bad Bum...more
Comedian Abbi Crutchfield joins us to talk about why she's never had sex with a non-boyfriend and when the right time to do the deed is. We talk about a new dating app that uses augmented reality to find a match and the most interesting aspects of alien sex fetishes. Then we help a "former lesbian" who has questions about having sex with men and another listener who's dating a guy with a racist mom.
Sex coach Kenneth Play joins the podcast to teach us everything he knows about sex, orgasms, hand jobs, blowjobs, tantric, squirting ...basically this is just a very NSFW educational episode! We also talk about why the trend grapefruiting is back in the media and if yoga can help you orgasm better. Then we help a listener who has only had "sucky" lovers and another listener who doesn't want to be friends with her cheating boyfriend (but he won't listen!).
We discuss why it's so important not to ditch your friends when you start dating a new bae. Laura opens up going to pelvic floor therapy after too many kegels made her vagina too tight while Angela learns that sharing deodorant with her boyfriend is super gross. We learn what the new dating phenomenon "stashing" is and read a study that dissects why breaking up is sometimes so hard to do. We read an insane Tinder nightmare message and debate whether a listener should hook up and ditch a guy who ...more
We discuss a phenomenon you need to watch out for on dating apps: how to know you’re being "hatfished." Then we help a listener figure out how to break up with her man child boyfriend and read one of the weirdest messages a listener has ever received (hint: the guy was obsessed with peeing). Lastly, we discuss tips and tricks for following your heart and your gut when it comes to dating and watching out for those red flags.
Our guest (and Laura's bridesmaid), Lindsay Hubbard, talks about what it's like to date surrounded by cameras on the Bravo show "Summer House" and how to deal with online trolls. We learn surprising facts about queefing and find out how men are Airdropping dick pics to women on the subway. Then we help a listener decide what to do about her boyfriend who won't add her on Facebook and another who is upset her bff spilled information about her relationship.This episode is sponsored by Blue Ap...more
We dive into the nitty gritty of when it's okay to snoop on your partner and get into the mindset of a ghoster. Then we discuss whether or not it’s okay to get divorced over disagreeing about Trump, how you can tell someone is depressed from their Instagram filters & we role play one of the craziest conversations one of our listeners had on a dating app!This episode is sponsored by Lola, Adam and Eve and Care/of.
We bring one of our former sketch teachers on to talk about how to juggle a busy life and dating. Then we find out why younger guys aren't as into boobs any more and a new app that’s basically a Tinder for moms. A listener confides that she was dating a serial liar and another needs help moving on from a guy who has a new girlfriend but still sends her flowers.This episode is sponsored by Squarespace, Care/of and BarkBox.
Laura and Angela dig deep into dealing with ghosters and other new phenomenons like "bread crumbing" and "love bombing." We both discuss how our significant others deal with us when we're at our worst (aka: throwing up on a rooftop) and help a listener decipher whether a message from a guy on OKCupid is a sexual innuendo or just plain creepy.This episode is sponsored by Adam and Eve, Lola and Care/of.
Laura and her husband deal with morbidity when they work on their wills and awkwardly discuss their death wishes while Angela attends a Quaker-style wedding and learns she never wants one. We learn about spanking therapy and help a listener who is struggling with how to hang with two friends she likes but not their "lame" roommate. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron and Le Tote.
Angela's boss offers to pay her to Bumble for him and Laura's friend decides to tell a guy the truth – that she's not into him – only to wish she'd ghosted him instead. We discuss a man who gets internet shamed after his InstaPost about his curvy wife and Tinder tells it's users to lose their tiger selfies. This episode is sponsored by Adam and Eve, RXBar and Care/Of!
Laura's terrified of her husband going on vacation and Angela has an identity crisis when she realizes she's attracted to a new male body type. We discuss the time of year most people have sex and the most sexually adventurous cities in America and read some of the craziest messages our listeners have gotten recently. This episode is sponsored by Rent the Runway Unlimited and Squarespace.
We find out pornhub.com's biggest trends of the last 10 years and we help a listener who isn't sure how to tell her date she's riding the crimson tide (a.k.a. she's on her period). We're joined by a power trio of three former guests this week: unicorn Alana Heiss, relationship coach Jillian Turecki and drag queen Sherry Vine. This episode is sponsored by Adam and Eve, Le Tote and Care Of.
Angela discusses a recent fight with her boyfriend after she admitted her celebrity crush. We talk about the four sexual deal breakers women can't deal with and what will happen when Tinder lets you see everyone who has right swiped you. Then we help a listener decide whether or not to date her ex's best friend. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron, Rent the Runway Unlimited and Squarespace.
Speech language pathologist and disability expert Ali Arena joins us to talk about dating with disabilities. We discuss whether or not to put your disability in a dating profile and how sexual assistants are helping disabled Czechs fulfill their “right to sex.” We also help a listener who is losing weight struggle with dating confidence and another listener who is frustrated over all the grammatical errors on dating profiles. This episode is sponsored by Aaptiv, Lola, and Care Of. Contact...more
We're joined by yoga teacher and certified relationship coach Jillian Turecki who fills us in on what it was like training with her guru Tony Robbins. We discuss the pros and cons of creating a relationship contract and find out why many teens are using the pull-out method (spoiler: it doesn't work!). Then we also help a listener figure out how to update his dating profile to say he's "spiritual" without attracting a bunch of religious people. This episode is sponsored by Adam and Eve, Le Tote a...more
We set up two strangers on a blind date and make them read the "36 Questions to fall in love" to find out if we've learned enough about dating over 100 episodes to make two strangers fall for each other. We also discuss the most common reasons people stay friends with an ex and find out the most common porn search typos by state. Then we get updates on some of our listeners over the past 100 episodes! This episode is brought to you by Aaptive and Care/of!
Sexologist and author of the book Single But Dating, Dr. Nikki Goldstein, returns to the podcast! We help a listener who doesn't want to have kids figure out how to confess this news to her new boyfriend. We also discuss the 13 places all adventurous couples should have sex and whether watching relationships on reality shows are good or bad for us. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron.
Laura and Angela get a free couples therapy lesson from Elephant Talk podcast host Andy Horning. We talk about open marriages, how to avoid relationship boredom and what to do when your sex life is not so hot. Then we help a listener who's crush has committed the ultimate sin: TV show cheating! This episode is sponsored by Adam & Eve, Aaptiv, and Care Of
Angela confesses to Laura that she has a work crush and the girls learn why masterbating on your period is a great idea. We read some of the most outrageous messages sent to a listener and help another listener decide whether she should go out with a guy who sent an "accidental" offensive text. This episode is sponsored by Adam & Eve and Le Tote.
Laura and Angela are joined by Girlcrush comedy duo and actresses Caileigh Scott & Jacklyn Collier who dish about all of their dates with Britney Spears' co-star, villains in the news and ladies. We also learn about a new military grade sex toy and help a listener decide whether to ask her chiropractor out. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron, Aaptiv and Adam & Eve.
Angela gets unwanted attention from an admirer at work and Laura helps a friend message a match on Bumble. Then we help a listener decide whether she should take on her crush's skydiving sport and another listener confront a married man she's dating. We close out this episode by strategizing how to break the ice with strangers. This episode is sponsored by MVMT watches and Adam & Eve.
Laura and Angela divulge their own personal circumstances that have not gone as planned (Laura found out she's missing organs! Angela finds out that temping sucks!) and how it's affected their relationships. We discuss a new study about a quick trick to get over breakups, read horrendous online messages and help a listener decide what she should do about her sig other who's been posting sleazy Snapchats. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Aaptiv
Laura and Angela talk about their own early and late "blooming" milestones and Angela divulges a Big-O secret (spoiler alert: she didn't learn to masturbate until college!). They also talk about bidets, a new app for "smart people" and they help a listener with a big guilty secret: she didn't tell her friends about her boyfriend and now wants to lean on them for the breakup. This episode was sponsored by Blue Apron & Le Tote.
Things get personal when Laura "interrogates" her husband (who guest co-hosts for Angela) on the inner workings of their marriage, and whether or not he cares about her baggage and history. We also talk about why you maybe shouldn't share your porn tastes to your partner and we help a listener with a terrifying stalker situation. This episode is sponsored by Lola and Aaptiv.
On this week's episode we discuss how gummy bears could cause a breakup and how weed affects your sex life. Then we answer a listener who is deathly allergic to cats and just accepted a Bumble date with a cat owner. Should she risk anaphylactic shock for love?! This week's episode is brought to you by MVMT Watches and Squarespace.
This week we welcome the ups and downs of wedding season. We discuss what happens when you run into a sig other's ex at a wedding, discover the best state to get married in. Then we talk to a listener who slept with her high school crush and now doesn't know if they are Instagram official. This episode is brought to you by ThredUp, Blue Apron, and Le Tote.
We're shaking things up this week! Laura is out of town, so Producer Nic steps in to join Angela in an interview with former dominatrix-to-the-stars and author of the book "The Scarlett Letters" Jenny Nordbak! We find out what you should wear to an interview at a sex dungeon, the benefits of a blindfold in the bedroom, and why it's actually healthy to have crushes when you're in a relationship. This week's episode is brought to you by Adam & Eve and Squarespace.
This week, we ask whether it's okay to sleep with your boyfriend in your parents' house and find five ways to be better in bed. Then we give you some tips on trying to figure out if someone is an introvert or if they just hate you. This week's episode is brought to you by Adam & Eve, Lyft, and MVMT.
This week we blow your mind with the truth about bra sizes (no one knows their correct one!), break down the three types of porn users in the world, and cheer on a listener who told off the skeeziest jerk on Tinder. This week's episode is brought to you by Thred Up, Blue Apron and Le Tote.
Relationship expert and acupuncturist to the stars James Rohr joins us this week to teach us about a holistic approach to manifesting the relationship you want. He also tells us what the colors of our tongues mean and shares stories from his time apprenticing for a Native American shaman. Then we counsel a listener who thinks owning a house is turning off men. This week's episode is brought to you by Beach Body, Squarespace, and Mott & Bow.
We are live from SXSW! We help an audience member who's new boyfriend has a hot 19-year-old son. We also learn about the world's first "smart condom," and take a look at some of the creepiest online messages our listeners have received in a game called "Serial Killer or Tinder Creep?" This week's episode is brought to you by Lola, Lyft, and Squarespace.
We find out why freezing your genitals is a new trend, why men with beards might be better baes and we help one listener out with her dating conundrum: what do you do when you find out the guy you've hooked up with has a girlfriend? This week's episode is brought to you by ThredUp, Blue Apron, and Beach Body.
This week Laura and Angela welcome Lindsey Weber, co-host of the Who? Weekly podcast. We discuss mediocre celebrity couples, dating clones, and a feud with Jesse Tyler Ferguson. This week's episode is brought to you by Adam and Eve, MVMT Watches, and Squarespace.
Youtube star and sexy lady Syd Wilder joins us this week to talk boob jobs, sex tapes and encourage Laura and Angela to take a nude photo shoot featuring alpacas. Things get interesting. This week's episode is brought to you by Lyft and Squarespace.
This week, we welcome back one of our favorite guests, author Jennifer Wright! Jennifer's new book, Get Well Soon, is all about plagues which, you may be surprised to learn, does have something to do with dating! Join us as we chat syphilis, hero Uber drivers, and why you shouldn't suggest staying "friends" with every person you dump. This week's episode is brought to you by Spring, Thred Up, and Blue Apron!
This week, Laura and Angela are each other's Valentines. That means awkward gift exchanges, tales of V-days past and lot's of candy. Join us and let's get romantical! This week's episode is sponsored by Adam and Eve, BioClarity, and Squarespace.
This week Laura and Angela discover an app that busts cheaters that are using Tinder, a study that makes them feel ok about seeking out revenge, and the kind of guy most likely to give you an orgasm (spoiler: being attractive is a factor). Then we breakdown why changing people never works with a little help from Tai from Clueless. This week's episode is sponsored by Adam & Eve (www.adameve.com) offer code: SINGLE BioClarity (www.bioclarity.com) offer code: SINGLE MVMT Watches (www.mvmtwatches.co...more
This week we welcome professional bridesmaid and author Jen Glantz and find out how a Craigslist ad for desperate brides turned into a whole business. We also chat about how often ladies get cold feet before walking down the aisle, give feedback on a listener's bridezilla horror stories, and go over the do's and don'ts of bridesmaid etiquette. This week's episode is sponsored by BioClarity, Spring, and Blue Apron!
This week Laura and Angela channel the goddess Kelly Clarkson's almighty anthem. We also talk about how cat poop could be affecting your sex life, how diamonds are actually worthless, and answer a listener who slept with 2 of her ex's best friends. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace!(www.squarespace.com) Offer Code: SINGLE
It's an all-lady podcasting party this week when we are joined by Emily Lubin and Andrea Allan, the girls of the Hot Mess Comedy Hour podcast. They share their biggest hot mess moments (which involve a burrito and mailing clipped finger nails) and then we answer a listener whose boyfriend was sexting with his sister-in-law. Yikes. This week's episode is brought to you by Lola! (www.mylola.com / offer code: single) (*code is lowercase*) and BioClarity! (www.bioclarity.com / offer code: SINGLE)...more
Happy New Year! This week, Laura and Angela compare resolutions, get the details we never knew we wanted about strap-ons, explore the sexual fantasies of the asexual, and help out a nice Pagan lady with dating woes! Starting 2017 off with a bang. This week's episode is brought to you by BioClarity and Squarespace!
The ladies get all international this week talking about the joys of cross-cultural relationships. We also explore the phenomenon of Scrotox, the 1 orgasm a day challenge, and douchebags at airports. This week's episode is brought to you by BioClarity!
Legendary NYC Drag Queen Sherry Vine joins us to talk about marrying people on the subway and why she'd like to date another queen. Then we talk Tinder for airplanes, men drinking "girly" drinks and play the game WWQD (What Would Queens Do?).
Julie Vadnal, senior editor at Cosmopolitan (*sexyyy*), joins us to talk about what happens when you let dating experts take over your love life. Then we tell you all what underwear we're wearing and decide what counts as a deal-breaker (surprisingly, that doesn't include being a professional square dancer!) This week's episode is brought to you by Adam and Eve, Blue Apron, and FrameBridge!
Alana Heiss teaches us that a unicorn is not a mythical creature and is, in fact, a girl that dates couples! After that we chat about vagina decorations for your Xmas tree and what you should do when a guy with a girlfriend starts flirting with you. This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace, MVMT Watches, Blue Apron
Comedian Billy Procida (The Manwhore Podcast) joins us and answers all our questions about his open relationship and how to navigate a sex party! Then we talk clown porn, being the only single person at a wedding, and nose fetishes. This week's episode is bought to you by Adam and Eve, Blue Apron, and Leesa!
Sarah Merrill, the funny lady behind @BigKidProblems, joins us to chat about a new type of retainer than enhances oral sex, the meaning behind that sext you just sent and the time her boyfriend's mom walked in on her watching the sex scene from Cruel Intentions. Awkward. This week's episode is brought to you by MVMT Watches and Framebridge.
This week, it's just the two of us talking about the election's effects on our libidos (bad), a smart tip for your Tinder bio (good), and whether or not it's creepy to show up at your crush's workplace (undecided). This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace.
Fan favorite Taylor Strecker is back and she's got big news! (Spoiler: She's dating a lady now). We also chat about our parents having sex, the affects of drinking pineapple juice on your vadge and Laura's Ayahuasca trip! This week's episode is brought to you by Leesa, THINX, and Adam and Eve!
Comic Jaye McBride joins us to talk about what it's like dating as a trans woman in a small town. Then we all get political, chatting about dating Trump supporters and the psychology behind the "I Voted" sticker! This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron and Adam and Eve
It's a very spookkyyy Halloween episode! Angela and Laura discuss cheaters, couple's costumes VS. friend group costumes and a listener who wants to cancel a Halloween party just because she is jealous of her co-host's boyfriend. Boo!
This week, relationship expert Dr. Karin Anderson Abrell tells us all about the time she called off a wedding two months before it was supposed to happen. Then we talk about timelines, shady dudes on Bumble and "the P word!" This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace, MVMT, and Leesa.
This week, the girls are obsessed with Laura's dog, who is now a viral internet sensation. They also reminisce on hooking up in cars, question matching with friends on dating apps and agree that a "good" date is subjective. This week's episode is brought to you by Adam and Eve!
The girls discuss a very important email they received (spoiler: we are indirectly responsible for an engagement). Then get into the worst form of cheating and what to do if you're dating someone with no sexual desire! This week's episode is brought to you by SquareSpace and Smile Direct Club!
The girls talk about how sober-living can be awkward for dating, confront long term partner's dating historys, and analyze who our moms want us to fuck!
The girls are shocked to learn how long the average American is having sex (longer than one of us!), intrigued by the idea of doing laundry on a date, and stumped by an intense game of Would You Rather.
Comedian Cristina Cote (and her Russian model alter ego Svetlana) join us to chat rejection, fetishes and the joy of running into Bumble matches IRL. This week's episode is brought to you by Blue Apron!
This week, we are joined by self-proclaimed geek Orie Enav, the founder of DragonFruit, a dating app for nerds! We chat about blocking people on dating apps, humblebrags and our own personal geekdoms (linguistics, anybody?). This week's episode is sponsored by Squarespace!
This week, it's just us girls talking about awkward bikini waxes, lessons learned from threesomes and outgrowing friends. This week's episode is sponsored by Squarespace!
This week, comedian Lisa Klienman (Refinery29's Sexxess) joins us to chat shaving in front of significant others, friends with benefits and the S-word. This week's episode is brought to you by TrackR
It's just the two of us this week! Things get very personal when we talk about stray boob hairs, Olympians we may or may not have canoodled with and the weird side effects of birth control. This week's episode is brought to you by Tidal and Squarespace!
This week we welcome funny-lady Tessa Hersh (UCB, Truth Fairy) and find out why you should order the same meal as your date, how to send a confirmation text and what DGYF stands for (Spoiler: Dang Girl You Fine). This week's episode is brought to you by Blue Apron!
This week we welcome playwright Tobly McSmith (Katdashians, Showgirls the Musical) who tells us what it's like to date as a trans man in NYC and about his past as a slave to a dominatrix. Then we get into Pokémon Go-inspired sex toys, trace the origin of the female orgasm and learn how to love ourselves (not in the masturbation kind of way). This episode was sponsored by Blue Apron and TrackR!
Paaaarrttyy! We celebrate our one year podcast anniversary by looking back on our favorite episodes. We also get life updates from some of our most popular listeners and guests, including Scott Rogowsky (who is dating our listeners?!) and Stephen from SXSW (got dumped by his GF for coming on the show?!).
The lovely Elliott Brooks (currently starring as Khloe in the Off-Broadway hit KATdashians!) joins us to talk about how Pokémon Go is more popular than porn, falling for her handsome trans boyfriend, and, yes, the Kardashians. This week's episode is sponsored by Blue Apron.
Laura and Angela tackle intense listener questions like "What should I do if my guy has a fetish for watching me sleep?" and "Should I keep dating a Trump supporter?". Yikes. Then we reveal secrets in a game of Never Have I Ever. This week's episode is sponsored by TrackR!
This week the girls dive into the phenomenon of "benching," hear from a listener who got ghosted after losing her virginity and finally compete for how many swipes and matches they can get in under 10 seconds.
Laura and Angela go one-on-one to figure out why people flirt on airplanes, how to date when you're a lady with a disability and if Nickleback is a deal-breaker.
It's just Angela and Laura this week! We talk about how often ladies are turned on, Grey's Anatomy-style dating in hospitals, and C-list stars in Laura's home. We also review some of our favorite (and meanest) listener emails and comments!
Arturo Castro (everyone's favorite stoner roommate from Broad City) joins us to talk about his perfect girlfriend, being "barely straight," cry-gasms and virgins! This week's episode is sponsored by Squarespace and TrackR.
Laura and Angela have a heart-to-heart about what happens when your double date companions show up stoned. Then we are shocked when Cosmo tells us out how many men fake orgasms and play our own version of strip poker. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron!
Laura and Angela catch up! Laura learns her husband is going to see his ex at a wedding and Angela explains why her boyfriend calls her "Angie Boo Boo Hamilton." Then we brainstorm pickup lines for any occasion.
Comedian Johnathan Fernandez (UCB, Girls, upcoming Lethal Weapon reboot) joins us and tells us about his days as a male cheerleader (it's how he met his wife!). Then we get into the possible positive side effects of mushrooms and question whether a half-hour counts as long-distance.
It's just Laura and Angela this week! Things get intimate as we discuss what happened when we both tried Elvie, the high-tech keigel weight. We also get into an app to catch cheaters, "second-tier friends," and different types of cockblocks. This week's episode is sponsored by Blue Apron.
Catie Lazarus (host of Employee of the Month podcast) joins us as we learn about Tinder's most right-swiped jobs, what happens when you hook up with a friend and how to dump someone before you even meet them. This week's episode is sponsored by Blue Apron and Lonely and Horny, Jake and Amir's new series on Vimeo!
We welcome our first returning guest – comedian Scott Rogowsky – and Laura confronts him about the date he doesn't remember they went on. Then and we find out why men love big boobs, how to order porn with Emojis, and we help one listener figure out how to get out of the Friendzone and move on. This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace and Blue Apron.
Australian sexologist Dr. Nikki Goldstein stops by to school us on all things vagina, teach us about "fomosexuality" and how to find out where your "A-spot us" (hint: it will give you a new kind of orgasm that your g-spot can't).
This week, Laura and Angela are joined by stand-up comedian Katie Haller. The ladies talk about passive-aggressiveness, working with an ex and granny panties.
The girls are joined by fellow Headgum podcaster Josh Ruben (Josh's Mindhouse) who tells us what happened when he ran into his decade-old ex at SXSW. Then we read a study about when the right time to fart in front of a significant other is and try to step up our small talk game.
Laura and Angela welcome former Bachelor contestant Jenna Burke who divulges behind-the-scenes secrets of the hit show and tells us why she's said good-bye to men for now and started dating women. Then the ladies help a listener unsure about when to sleep with a new guy and finish up with a round of everyone's favorite game - Fuck, Marry, Kill. This episode was brought to you by Squarespace.
Laura and Angela chat with dating app Badoo's President, Alexandra Chong to learn all about their new anti-Catfishing technology and the difference between dating in the US and UK. Then we discuss advancements in male birth control pill, a new adoption trend and give some listeners advice about teeth whitening strips and dating in your 30s.
Laura explains how she reacted when she saw a girl flirting with her man and Angela admits to the under-appreciated skill she discovered about her boyf during their recent travels. They ladies help a listener plan his girlfriend's dream proposal and discuss the app to make a new BFF and find out why couples have similar immune systems. Then they divulge their #failed attempts at sexting while analyzing this week's reason of the week: Sexting is hard.
Hello Austin Texas! This week Laura and Angela storm the live stage and break down loud neighbor sex, good music for a strip tease, and the most searched porn in America. An audience member joins us on stage for a question, and we finish up with some top self sex moves. This week's episode was brought to you by Red Flags!
Our girl crush Hilary Winston (author of "My Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me" and writer for My Name is Earl, Community, Happy Endings, Bad Teacher) joins the show to talk about how to get over exes, why the most highly confident college dudes have the least success in online dating, what actually determines penis size and whether to go out with a guy who asked you our when he had a girlfriend! This week's episode is brought to you by SquareSpace and Blue Apron!
Laura and Angela welcome HBO's upcoming Divorce guest star Keisha Zollar & her husband (and Laura and Angela's sketch show co-star!) Andrew Kimler. The couple star in the Emmy-winning docu series, The Skin Deep, and get personal about relationship bathroom boundaries. Then we answer one listener's conundrum about following bro codes when it comes to dating and discuss how concerned you should be about following a relationship timeline. This week's episode is brought to you by Southern Comfort an...more
Laura and Angela welcome a guest from across the pond, Lauren Crouch (nobaddatesjustgoodstories.tumblr.com), who recently went viral when a guy texted her and asked for the money back from their coffee date after she rebuked his offer for a second date. We talk about how there is no such thing as being too picky and having virtual sex with holograms! This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace, Tidal, and Blue Apron.
Laura and Angela recap their wild Valentine's Day (hint: it involves less bedroom antics but does involve tourists hotspots and meeting lots of podcast listeners). We discuss Valentine's Day news stories, listener questions and our close friend's conundrum: what are the Valentine's Day obligations of a guy you just started dating?
This week, author and playwright Chiara Atik (Modern Dating: A Field Guide) joins us to brainstorm Valentine's Day gift ideas for your pals. Then we let Google autocomplete our dating profiles and run down the craziest toys sold at the AVN Adult Entertainment Porn Convention, all before diving into our reason of the week! Want to catch Laura, Angela, and Chiara live? Join us all at our group reading at The Strand in NYC on 2/12! This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace and Blue Apron...more
This week, Laura and Angela are prepping for their run of live Valentine's Day shows by welcoming their co-stars Matthew Robert Gehring and Morgan Ferretti. Together, we talk masturbating at work, OKCupid trends and why you should be cautious about dating a co-worker (unrelated to the whole masturbation thing...).
It's just Laura and Angela this week! The girls are talking about that time Laura was asked to be a celebrity butt double, rejection, haikus, and finally diving into the reason of the week - You're a Stalker! This week's episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon, Squarespace, and Blue Apron.
This week, Jonathan Braylock, Jerah Milligan and James III (Black Men Can't Jump in Hollywood podcast) join us to passionately discuss "sex tourism," how long you should wait before asking someone out after a breakup, and how your favorite movie could mean the difference between a right swipe and a left swipe. This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace.
Laura and Angela talk anniversaries, the right way to breathe during sex, going out in an intimidatingly large groups, and more in this week's episode!
Laura and Angela decipher text messages, divorce, the worst proposal in history, and how to get out of a relationship you don't want to be in with Sirius XM radio host Taylor Strecker! (Wake up with Taylor!)
This week we welcome Jennifer Wright, author of It Ending Badly, the hilarious and wicked smart book about historically bad breakups. Also on the show: why men always assume you're flirting, and anit-catfishing apps! We finish up with some listener questions.
We sit down with Jasmine Lobe (New York Observer) to talk about Snap Chat cheaters, high heels, and to answer the burning hot sexy sex questions of our listeners!
Brrr... it's cold outside – must be Cuffing Season! We break down what the seasons mean for your relationship alongside David Yarus, the founder of JSwipe, the self-proclaimed Tinder for Jewish singles. He gives tips for the perfect opening line on dating apps and then we brainstorm our dream dating apps (hint: one is an app that helps you dump someone).
This week the ladies talk about how often couples should have sex, the latest dating apps you might want to join, social media etiquette and dating and what Laura learned from a love guru. This episode is brought to you by Squarespace and Skurt.
Having a good wingman, winglady or wingwoman is important! This week the ladies talk about: the hottest names on dating apps and how dogs make friends for their humans. We also talk about high school reunions, horrible prom stories and breakdown the single stories from some of our favorite listener submissions ever!
This week, we welcome the hilarious Katie Hartman (Skinny Bitch Jesus Meeting, Made to Order) to talk about eating spaghetti on her prom night. We also discuss breakups, our worst dates, and devise responses for some of our listeners’ very aggressive Tinder messages. And then we play a drinking game!
This week we welcome the guys from the Twinnovation podcast to talk about what it's like dating when you're a twin and what to never say to a twin. We also discuss the most popular types of porn for men and women and we answer your burning listener questions: Should a single mom write about her child on her dating profile? And should a guy message his classmate crush who is sending him hot and cold messages? We have the answer.
Laura and Angela invite their real life significant others on the show – Laura's hub, Nic, and Angela's bf, Ian – to get real about their own relationship. The guys answer questions including what they liked better about being single and more importantly, if their lady was a sound, what sound would she be? We also talk about love words from different languages, sex trends throughout history and we dive into a listener's Tinder mailbox. This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace.
Chris Roberti (High Maintenance, Bankrukt Productions) joins us to discuss college virgins, successful pickup lines, the tinder in box, and finally self esteem. Check out Chris' show "A Cult of Relentless Positivity" at UCB Franklin in LA Friday November 6th, 7 PM (https://franklin.ucbtheatre.com/performance/42518). Also check out the twitter feed for info about the upcoming Reddit AMA- https://twitter.com/youresingleshow !
Why do Millennials worry more about romance than finance? Should you be getting gyno advice from your bestie? Angela goes to a strip club. Laura hears about a bad date. The listeners chime in with a fella worried about an age difference. We finish up by crafting a great 'How We Met' story. This week's episode is bought to you by Blue Apron.
Scott Rogowsky is funny, tall, eligible, and he's the guest host this week as the girls mostly discuss Laura's old roommate!? They also discuss hooking up on weed, the things that men and women look for when seeking a partner, and lastly they consider the effects of InstaDating: ordering humans to date like items off of a take out menu. This week's episode is brought to by Squarespace and BallPark Beef Jerky.
This week the girls welcome the HeadGum founding fathers Jake and Amir to the podcast and get their highly coveted dating advice. We review the Burning Man missed connections, an app for bacon lovers, and what it means to be a Man Child. It turns out that both Jake and Amir are real grown ups. Oh and remember that time that Jake and Laura went to Burning Man together? Needless to say, this episode gets very real. This episode was brought to you by Ball Park Beef Jerky and Blue Apron.
This week we find out what makes a penis look good as well as why it's apparently a bad month to be a cheater. Did Angela's friend meet a dude on Grindr while at separate bachelor parties in a strip club? Yes! Yes he did! Also we dive into Angela's wildly popular OKCupid mailbox. Finally we cap it all off with a bad date Mad Libs. This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace and Dollar Shave Club.
This week the girls are joined by Stassi Schroeder (Bravo's "Vanderpump Rules," 'Straight up with Stassi' Podcast) to chat about being bold, how many people we sleep with, and how your FOMO distracts you from your significant other. Not sure if you have FOMO or think you don't? Do not fret, we administer a quiz to help you find out. We also discuss the complications of the LDR. This week's episode is brought to you by Dollar Shave Club.
Angela is heading to Hawaii to get Lei'd, but her boyfriend's parents will be there too and that's awesome, that's great, she loves them! Laura was in love with her gay best friend in high school and watched her first porn with him though he fell asleep. Also we unpack the sexual appeal of Lampy in the Brave Little Toaster. Finally Laura displays her vocal range as we explore the many types of people you ask for dating advice. Everyone knows you should primarily be getting dating advice from her...more
Jordan Carlos is just about everywhere these days and we know why- he's the best- even the studio dog instantly falls in love with him. Does it seem like he's the go to funny man for relationship roles? Well maybe that's because he's a true sweet heart. The girls jump right in and pick his lovely brain on everything from tinder FOMO to 'waiting at the airport' vids. We break down a listener submission from our boy Colin and then we find out what kind of pickup lines would work on Jordan if he wa...more
This week Laura and Angela discover a dating service based on your browser history and some boxers that help men conceal their boners. Angela matches with an ex-crush on Tinder and then we dive into the treasure trove that is her OKCupid mailbox. Finally the girls test their ability to discern when it's a good time in the dating process to reveal deep dark secrets. How much mystery is too much mystery? How much is not enough? Will you know after this episode? It's truly a mystery! This week's ep...more
Dr. Alex Schiller, creator of Never Sleep Alone, drops by to help answer some listener questions. She is not here to make friends people, she is here to get you laid. We also talk about what it means to put a label on things and the REALLY easy way to know if someone is a psychopath.
What is life like with a giant silicon penis? It's as bad as it sounds. The girls then dig into Angela's OkCupid mail box, and we check out what's up in dating news. Lastly we help you upgrade your online dating profiles as the girls break down what makes a good advertisement for your self. With advice like this, you'll be someone's bae before you know it! This week's episode is brought to you by NatureBox.
This week Laura and Angela talk about art projects to get back at exes, gaining weight after a wedding, niche dating websites, and then we get into the listener questions. Finally we learn the does and dont's of txting ur boo or bae! This week's episode is brought to you by NatureBox.
The ladies discuss what happens when you find and hook up with your neighbor on Tinder, Laura gets hit on by a super nervous guy. We dig into Cosmo, astrology, and then Angela's OKCupid inbox. Finally we cap it off by breaking down the hottest cuddle positions you've always wanted to try. This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace and NatureBox.
Laura Lane and Angela Spera talk lingerie, loud sex, and why you can't call 'Dibs' on a human being. If you like what you hear check out their book available December 8th at thisiswhyyouresinglebook.com! This podcast is part of the HeadGum network, produced by Nic Rad at Tipjar studios. This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace and NatureBox.