Dateable Podcast

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Is monogamy dead? Are we expecting too much of Tinder? Do Millennials even want to find love? Get all the answers and more with Dateable, an insider’s look into modern dating that the Huffington Post calls one of the ‘Top 10 podcasts about love and sex’. Listen in as Yue Xu and Julie Krafchick talk … read more

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Season 9 Episode 5: Broken Engagement with a Twist

September 11th, 2019

46:19

Tune in as we chat with Jane about how she broke off her engagement to her college boyfriend for a woman. We discuss the fallout of calling off a …

Season 9 Episode 4: The Inventor of Online Dating with Match.com founder Gary Kremen & David Kushner

September 4th, 2019

41:36

Listen as we talk to Gary Kremen, the inventor of online dating, and author David Kushner about the rise of Match.com and Sex.com. We discuss the …

Season 9 Episode 3: In Reality with Ann Lupo

August 28th, 2019

56:00

Join us as we chat with Ann Lupo about her painful experience with unrequited love that inspired her movie In Reality. We discuss being consumed with …

Season 9 Episode 2: Dating The CEO of a Startup Part 2

August 21st, 2019

49:16

Listen as we check in with Josh about his journey from not having time to date as CEO of Monday Motorbikes to getting engaged to his fiancé. We discuss the right partner becoming your #1 teammate, how work factors in, …

Season 9 Episode 1: Is There Still Sex In The City? with Candace Bushnell

August 14th, 2019

49:45

Join us as we talk to Candace Bushnell to see 'Is There Still Sex in the City?' when dating as a 50-something woman after divorce. We discuss …

BONUS: Our Top Episodes That Have Changed How We Date And Find Love

July 24th, 2019

28:27

Listen as we share our top Dateable episodes that have changed the way we date and approach finding love. We discuss our own personal journeys and how we’ve learned from our guest's experiences and the discussions we’ve …

BONUS: Top 5 Tips to Spice up your Online Dating Profile with Matchmaker Courteney Kay

July 17th, 2019

38:22

Tune in as we talk to Courtney Kay about her top 5 tips to spice up your online dating profile. We discuss what you can do to stand out in a sea of other profiles, authentic ways to highlight your true self, and how to …

BONUS: Everything you need to know about dating on 'The Wise Woman Podcast' with Erin Rachel Doppelt

July 10th, 2019

32:47

Listen as Yue & Julie are interviewed on 'The Wise Woman Podcast' by Erin Rachel Doppelt and we talk about why we started the podcast, the …

Season 8 Episode 19: Quest For Love with Ryan Van Duzer

June 26th, 2019

57:55

Ryan Van Duzer tells us about how he fell head over heels in love, only for it to end almost as quickly as it started. We discuss getting through the deepest of heartbreak, how to really show up for relationships, and …

Season 8 Episode 18: The Love Gap with Jenna Birch

June 19th, 2019

59:22

Jenna Birch, the author of 'The Love Gap', shares her research about why men don’t always pursue the women they claim they want. We discuss if it’s timing or the person, the differences between men and women, and why …

Season 8 Episode 17: Can a Man Still Date in the #MeToo Era?

June 12th, 2019

48:17

Matthew Solomon of ManSchool and The Good Men Project talks about how men can approach, date, and relate with women in the current climate. We …

Season 8 Episode 16: Let's Talk About Sex

June 5th, 2019

43:52

Celeste shares what it’s like to work(and date) as a sex coach and how her practice differs from a sex therapist. We talk about learning how to enjoy sex more, what to do when you and your partner aren’t compatible in …

Season 8 Episode 15: Going The Distance

May 29th, 2019

59:01

David & Sammi talk about navigating a long-distance relationship over the last ~2 years. We discuss dealing with international time zones and logistics, making the most of the time together and apart, and how the …

Season 8 Episode 14: Love, Dating, and Ghosting Across Ages

May 22nd, 2019

55:04

Amanda and Inês share how their dating lives are similar and different at age 31 and 70. We discuss the basic dating dilemmas that seem to prevail, the importance of friendship through it all, and how to embrace life at …

Season 8 Episode 13: Sexual Racism

May 15th, 2019

45:34

Chris tells us about sexual racism and how this shows up in his life as a black gay male. We discuss the extreme bluntness on Grindr, what it’s like to not live up to the black male stereotypes, and how to call people …

Season 8 Episode 12: Vagina Tingles

May 8th, 2019

45:32

Erin from the Wise Woman Podcast talks to us about what it really means to date mindfully through both eastern and western practices. We discuss …

Season 8 Episode 11: (Dating) Rhythm & Blues

May 1st, 2019

42:07

Donovan shares what it’s like to date as a musician and how it’s not all the glitz and glamour you may think. We discuss the stereotypes associated with musicians, the challenges from this occupation when it comes to …

Season 8 Episode 10: Don't wanna be played no more

April 24th, 2019

58:16

Ali responds to Leon’s PSA to women and shares her story of how she learned to deal with players. We discuss unlearning beliefs that this is just how …

Season 8 Episode 9: A Sex Journal

April 17th, 2019

47:25

Caleb and Levina share how they created a sex journal for couples to reflect on and explore their sex life together. We discuss investing in your intimacy, really discovering each other's preferences, and how open …

Season 8 Episode 8: Breaking out of an Abusive Relationship

April 10th, 2019

51:58

Ify tells us about her experience being in an abusive relationship and how she finally ended and recovered from it. We talk about abuse spanning beyond just physical mistreatment, recognizing early symptoms, and how to …

Season 8 Episode 7: Hot for Ginger

April 3rd, 2019

50:15

Jack shares the biases that come from dating as a redheaded male – from being ruled out of the dating pool to being fetishized for his hair color. We …

Season 8 Episode 6: Losing my Virginity (at 35)

March 27th, 2019

39:48

Sarah tells us about her newfound active sex life at 35 after breaking away from her Mormon upbringing. We discuss experiencing all the pleasure the body is made to experience, not being hindered by inexperience, and …

Season 8 Episode 5: Saved by the Bell (Pepper)

March 20th, 2019

47:19

Kiran shares one of his quirkier dates that stood out over the years – and the awkwardness that occurred along the way. We discuss making the most of the situation, when to introduce friends to your dates, and how to …

Season 8 Episode 4: 8-year Friends with Benefits

March 13th, 2019

59:52

Julie and Andrew tell us about their 8-year journey from friends with benefits to a fully committed relationship. We discuss the evolutions that …

Season 8 Episode 3: PSA to Women

March 6th, 2019

42:02

Leon shares a PSA to women about how men will run all over them if they aren’t smart about dating. We discuss the tactics used to take advantage of a situation, discerning disingenuous from authentic behavior, and how …

Season 8 Episode 2: Gold Standard

February 27th, 2019

51:51

Caroline tells us about her first love that made such an impression on her that no one else can ever live up to it. We discuss why some people make …

Season 8 Episode 1: The Exit Interview

February 20th, 2019

1:02:43

Jason shares how he’s had hundreds of first dates that didn’t go anywhere – and will now hear live feedback from 5 of his past dates about why things didn’t progress. We discuss some simple ways to make big changes, how …

BONUS: Top 10 Date Ideas that aren't basic for 2019

January 30th, 2019

19:21

Before we start Season 8, tune in for our Top 10 Date Ideas that aren't basic to help you come up with more fun and unique ways to connect with your date(s) in 2019.

BONUS: Top 5 Dating Resolutions for 2019

January 23rd, 2019

16:56

Before we start Season 8, tune in for our top 5 dating resolutions for 2019 to help you become happier, healthier, and smarter daters.

BONUS: Check in with Past Guests Part 2

December 26th, 2018

41:28

Listen as we chat with more past guests about their dating lives. We talk to Kat who set out for new adventures abroad in Season 5, Sheel who's online persona didn't reflect his readiness in Season 4, Bottle Ned who …

BONUS: Check in with Past Guests Part 1

December 19th, 2018

44:14

Tune in as we catch up with some of our past guests to hear about what's happening in their love lives. We chat with Shelby who we set up on a blind date in Season 7, Chris who met his girlfriend in an Uber in Season 6, …

Season 7 Episode 22: Marriage 101

December 12th, 2018

54:28

Dr Alexandra Solomon shares how to build loving and lasting relationships from her popular course at Northwestern University: Marriage 101. We …

Season 7 Episode 21: Single and Lovin' it

December 5th, 2018

49:43

Robert, Jade, and Larry tell us why they love being single and how they embrace it instead of feeling societal pressure to settle down. We discuss the benefits of staying single, why it’s important to grow as an …

Season 7 Episode 20: The Manfunnel

November 28th, 2018

53:46

Megan Weks tells us how she started dating like a well-oiled machine which led to meeting and marrying her husband in less than a year. We discuss the “manfunnel” method, why linear dating can be problematic, and how …

Season 7 Episode 19: Venmo John Tells All

November 21st, 2018

48:39

John Graham from the Bachelor in Paradise and the Bachelorette tells us what it’s like to date on reality TV.. We talk about what really happens behind the scenes, life dating before the show, and what to learn (or …

Season 7 Episode 18: Just Keep Going

November 14th, 2018

43:23

Valerie tells us how she met her now-husband Rob first online, only never to meet, and then reconnected with him through a chance encounter. We talk about persistence when you are dating, the paths both people are on, …

Season 7 Episode 17: Mental Health & Dating

November 7th, 2018

57:56

Jonathan from Reflect talks to us about the impact of mental health when it comes to dating and relationships. We talk about the change in stigma over the years, how anxiety and depression show up when dating, and why …

Season 7 Episode 16: At My Service

October 31st, 2018

47:59

Ms. Emilie tells us what it’s like to be a pro dominatrix and how she transitioned from software engineer into this role. We discuss the range of …

Season 7 Episode 15: The Average Joe

October 24th, 2018

37:42

Vince talks to us about his experience from the deep end of the dating pool as a middle-aged short guy with no game. We talk about how men also face …

Season 7 Episode 14: Nothing to Lose

October 17th, 2018

46:52

Amanda shares how she took her dating life into her own hands by making the first move with men. We talk about low-risk yet bold ways to approach in …

Season 7 Episode 13: Do Unicorns exist?

October 10th, 2018

51:23

Ellis and Charlotte share their experiences dating a couple where they were the ones entering the relationship as the third. We discuss the …

Season 7 Episode 12: Rock Bottom

October 3rd, 2018

43:44

Melissa shares a disastrous hookup story that made her re-examine her dating life and realize it was time for a change. We discuss the importance of …

Season 7 Episode 11: Do nice guys finish last? with Tripp Kramer of Tripp Advice

September 26th, 2018

44:36

Tripp from Tripp Advice and the "How To Talk to Girls" podcast talks to us about the “nice guy” syndrome and how to confidently meet and attract women. We discuss why being nice isn’t enough to spark attraction, how to …

Season 7 Episode 10: Rewriting the Rules Part 2

September 18th, 2018

1:06:32

Margot is back to share the most surprising and awesome twist in her love life: how she has fallen in love with a woman – with her girlfriend Elisa. We discuss being open to finding love in different forms, the journey …

Season 7 Episode 9: Rewriting the Rules Part 1

September 12th, 2018

44:50

Margot tells us about her new approach to finding love and how she’s breaking the “rules” of dating. We discuss social constructs that disadvantage …

Season 7 Episode 8: Friends with (other) benefits

September 5th, 2018

42:33

Bobby shares how he stays friends with girls he meets on dating apps – and also their current boyfriends. We discuss why being the “nice guy” can lead to dating fatigue, how to date with conviction, and differentiating …

Season 7 Episode 7: Dating as a Black Woman

August 29th, 2018

44:36

Yelitsa and Sofaya tell us the struggles of dating as black women in modern times. We discuss racial discrimination in online dating, the judgment formed from extreme stereotypes, and the impact of interracial dating …

Season 7 Episode 6: $25K Reward for Love

August 22nd, 2018

52:13

Ricky Chachra shares why he is baring his soul on his blog and offering a [now] $25k reward to find his beloved. We discuss a radically different …

Season 7 Episode 5: Marathon Dater

August 15th, 2018

35:26

Eliza tells us about her intense 24 hour date that fizzled just as quickly. We discuss the false sense of intimacy after a long date, how to keep your expectations in check, the difference between connections and …

Season 7 Episode 4: Diaper Fetish Part 2

August 8th, 2018

36:30

David responds to our episode last season about adult baby diaper lovers as someone with the fetish. We discuss what exactly goes down, why it's such …

Season 7 Episode 3: Therapy for a Therapist

August 1st, 2018

48:30

Dr Rachel shares what it’s like dating as a therapist and gets real about her own mishaps in dating which has allowed for her to practice what she preaches. We discuss breaking patterns, the importance of self-work, and …

Season 7 Episode 2: What it means to be a man

July 25th, 2018

44:02

Mark Greene from the Good Men Project, Remaking Manhood, and Think Play Partners talks to us about the evolving definition of masculinity. We discuss …

Season 7 Episode 1: 2 Blind Dates

July 18th, 2018

59:47

Shelby shares her experience going on two blind dates with Matt and Beau and we also hear their perspectives. We talk about the impressions you give off on a date, ways to form a deeper connection, and how perceptions …

Season 6 Episode 15: Meeting your half-orange

May 30th, 2018

55:43

Amy Spencer, the author of Meeting your Half Orange, shares how she rewired her way of thinking with dating optimism to attract her perfect other half. We talk about what you put out into the universe, why being so …

Season 6 Episode 14: So I went to a sex party...

May 23rd, 2018

55:57

Natalie takes us through her first experience at a sex party where we recorded an Organ House event and talked with other partygoers as well. We …

Season 6 Episode 13: The White Horse

May 16th, 2018

47:41

Lori shares how she prefers to date Asian men as a white woman and how she has been the “white horse” even in the US. We talk about cultural …

Season 6 Episode 12: Romance ISN'T Dead

May 9th, 2018

53:16

Brian and Jakara aka Team BJ tell us about their elaborate engagement proposal and how they got together – including the hurdles that came their way. We discuss the importance of courage, how to handle one person not …

Season 6 Episode 11: Diaper Fetish

May 2nd, 2018

51:07

Samantha shares her reaction about being propositioned for a diaper fetish and what was actually involved. We talk about different fetishes, how to …

Season 6 Episode 10: F*CK Tinder

April 25th, 2018

48:29

David tells us about his experience with Tinder that resulted in many dates, many stories, and ultimately the creation of F*ck Tinder: a love story. …

Season 6 Episode 9: Gender Blender

April 18th, 2018

53:45

Ariel, founder of Gender Illumination, shares what it’s like to date as someone trans, gender queer, and gender non-conforming. We discuss her own personal journey, all the terms and pronouns, challenges in dating in …

Season 6 Episode 8: Open to being Open

April 10th, 2018

39:56

Jasmine tells us about being in an open relationship from the perspective of someone that never thought about non-monogamy before. We discuss making …

Season 6 Episode 7: A Foreign Way of Dating

April 4th, 2018

48:38

Quino shares his struggles with modern dating culture of dating multiple people at once. We talk about the differences in US dating culture vs other …

Season 6 Episode 6: The List

March 28th, 2018

45:25

Kirra tells us about her project, The List, where she interviews and photographs all the women her friend “K” has slept with to paint a picture of him through the eyes of his former lovers. We discuss your own …

Season 6 Episode 5: An Unexpected Ride

March 21st, 2018

48:23

Chris tells us about his chance encounter that led to meeting his girlfriend in an Uber, while sharing his personal journey to becoming boyfriend material. We discuss looking inward opposed to blaming modern dating, the …

Season 6 Episode 4: Weeding them out

March 14th, 2018

55:15

Heidi, founder of Cannabis Tours and Puff, Pass, Paint, tells us about her slew of weird dates as we figure out why this may be happening to her. We discuss how your dating profile may be representing you, getting what …

Season 6 Episode 3: The Player Meets His Match

March 7th, 2018

1:03:32

Josh shares how he mastered all the pickup techniques from The Game only to end up with Megan, a dating coach, who told him to loose all the lines. …

Season 6 Episode 2: When Dating IS Your Job

February 28th, 2018

43:23

Meredith from The League tells us what it’s like being a dating professional by day and actual dater by night – and how through that process she met someone awesome. We discuss optimizing dates for experiences, learning …

Season 6 Episode 1: The Great Love Debate In Every State

February 21st, 2018

1:02:01

Brian Howie from the Great Love Debate shares with us what he’s learned from talking to single men and women across the US and beyond. We discuss the differences between cities, the overarching issues nationwide, and …

BONUS: Tech & Dating with Coffee Meets Bagel, The League, Luvidya, and Three Day Rule

February 7th, 2018

1:02:59

Coffee Meets Bagel, The League, Luvidya, and Three Day Rule join us at General Assembly where these industry experts tell us the best ways to …

Season 5 Episode 16: Just Say Yes

December 20th, 2017

52:04

Sheryl talks to us about a shift of attitude that instrumentally changed her dating life – and ultimately led her to her husband. We discuss the …

Season 5 Episode 15: In Sickness and in Health

December 20th, 2017

55:09

Judy and Pablo tell us about their experience with Pablo battling cancer and the impact it had on their relationship. We discuss what commitment …

Season 5 Episode 14: Three's Company

December 13th, 2017

1:15:31

Jupiter, Dylan, and Sean share with us their experience being in a triad relationship. We discuss what this actually means, the dynamics between the three of them, the logistics of dates and events, and of course what …

Season 5 Episode 13: 1000 divorces

December 6th, 2017

49:46

Erik from Together Guide tells us about what keeps couples together and what brings them apart – from the perspective of a former divorce lawyer. We discuss marriage, reasons for divorce, the phases of relationships, …

Season 5 Episode 12: Dating with Tourette

November 29th, 2017

52:59

Chelsea White talks to us about dating with Tourette syndrome and the details of this disorder beyond its media portrayal. We talk about how her ticks play into her dating/sex life, the impact on relationships, and why …

Season 5 Episode 11: Do Millennials want love? with David Cruz

November 22nd, 2017

50:50

David Cruz from Millionaire Matchmaker, Finding Cupid, and Three Day Rule talks to us about love and romance with Millennials. We discuss using …

Season 5 Episode 10: Breadcrumbing

November 15th, 2017

50:38

Farrah tells us about how she is constantly being breadcrumbed by men with little bits of attention and hope, but not the real deal. We discuss why this may be happening, how to prevent it, and ways she may be allowing …

Season 5 Episode 9: Love + Money

November 8th, 2017

40:19

Joe from Gavazza Wealth Management talks to us about money management from the start of dating to building a life with another person. We discuss assessing your financial compatibility, having the necessary …

Season 5 Episode 8: Empire (Swipe of Mind) Strikes Back

November 1st, 2017

1:00:29

Jena and Kat share their reactions to our most controversial episode yet, Empire Swipe of Mind from Season 4, with Jake back in the studio. They share their opinions about the male: female ratio, Jake’s emphasis on …

Season 5 Episode 7: I am not throwing away my shot

October 25th, 2017

35:17

MK tells us how she quickly let out her quirky side when she first started dated her now-boyfriend by sending a photo dressed in full-out Hamilton …

Season 5 Episode 6: Relationship (In)Experience

October 18th, 2017

47:52

Ben tells us about his lack of relationship experience and the impact it's had on his dating life. We discuss recognizing any form of experience as experience, building up your confidence, and overcoming the fear of …

Season 5 Episode 5: Getting out of the Friend Zone

October 11th, 2017

52:05

Chris and Amy how they moved from a platonic friendship to being engaged. We talk about how to get out of the friend zone, what changed in their relationship, being open to the possibilities, and the benefits of being …

Season 5 Episode 4: Yes, I have herpes

October 4th, 2017

54:20

Dr. Sheila Loanzon shares her own personal experience contracting herpes and how she got back to a place of self-love and acceptance. We dig into the facts about STDs, the stigma they present, and how to disclose this …

Season 5 Episode 3: An insider's look into the pickup community

September 25th, 2017

45:48

Confidence & Social Intelligence Coach DJ Fuji talks about the origins of the “pickup artist" subculture and the stark difference in its media …

Season 5 Episode 2: Every. Body. Beautiful.

September 20th, 2017

55:38

Natalie Carey, author of Every. Body. Beautiful, tells us about her decades-long battle with body image. We discuss overcoming the struggles for both …

Season 5 Episode 1: The Secret to Dating in Modern Times

September 13th, 2017

45:57

Ned drops the secret of dating successfully in a city where our attention is scattered and options are plentiful. We discuss the impact of …

Bonus: Check in with Past Guests (Part III)

August 23rd, 2017

48:22

We’ll check in with some more of your favorite past guests for an update since their episode aired. We’ll hear about what’s changed in their lives including new dating techniques, emoji's, and additions to the family.

Bonus: Check in with Past Guests (Part II)

August 16th, 2017

43:19

We’ll check in with some more of your favorite past guests for an update since their episode aired. We’ll hear about what’s changed in their lives including some new relationships, opening lines, and self-revelations.

Bonus: Check in with Past Guests (Part I)

August 9th, 2017

38:21

We’ll check in with some of your favorite past guests for an update since their episode aired. We’ll hear about what’s changed in their lives including some marriages, breakups, and reappearances. One anonymous guest …

The Why Series: Why can't I meet people in real life?

July 19th, 2017

2:51

On this episode of the premium ‘Why Series’, we discuss why it’s so hard to meet people IRL and what we can do about it. We give you tips and tactics to start conversations, expand your network, and places to go to meet …

The Why Series: Why do people flake or ghost even after a great date?

July 12th, 2017

2:56

The reality is that ghosting and flaking are all too common in today’s dating culture. We've all been there – that great date that turns into radio …

The Why Series: Why do I go on date after date and none of them lead to anything?

July 5th, 2017

3:22

Introducing 'The Why' Series, where we answer some of the top listener questions and dating conundrums. The first question: Why do I go on date after date and none of them lead to anything?

One of the most frustrating …

Season 4 Episode 17: My Journey to be a Better Man

June 7th, 2017

47:18

Dave tells us about his evolution from being a serial dater to an engaged, one woman man. We discuss becoming the best version of yourself, how that …

Season 4 Episode 16: Why You Cannot Find "The One"

May 30th, 2017

30:42

Heidi Isern tells us why you cannot find 'the one” – and why hunting for that person is just too much pressure. We talk about how to navigate in a mirage of endless options, what it means to ‘settle’, and the importance …

Season 4 Episode 15: Empire Swipe of Mind

May 24th, 2017

32:35

Jake and Nathan tell us about their experience with dating apps – in SF vs. NY. We discuss how women present themselves differently, ratios playing …

Season 4 Episode 14: Going with the Flo

May 17th, 2017

28:07

Flo and Dylan tell us about their relationship that was anything but love at first sight when they met at a silent disco. We discuss meeting when the time is right, deviating from your “type”, giving relationships time, …

Season 4 Episode 13: The Support Male

May 10th, 2017

36:51

Don discusses changing male gender roles and being a ‘support’ male in a city filled with independent, alpha females. We talk about men’s career …

Season 4 Episode 12: Rope Bondage

May 3rd, 2017

42:06

Eva shares what it’s like to be part of the BDSM community - specifically being into rope bondage. We discuss getting introduced to kink, what …

Season 4 Episode 11: Crazy Festival Wives

April 25th, 2017

30:34

Bryant tells about one of his former “festival wives” that may have gone a little crazy through text messaging. We talk about why women get the “crazy” label, how to read the signs of interest, and the importance of the …

Season 4 Episode 10: The System

April 19th, 2017

25:55

Jenny walks us through her system of dating multiple people at once now that she is back in the dating scene after being married. We discuss dating …

Season 4 Episode 9: Young, Broke & Beautiful with Broke-ass Stuart

April 11th, 2017

44:13

Stuart aka Broke-Ass Stuart tells us what it’s like to date as an ‘SF Cult hero” in a city where you’re bound to run into an ex or two. We talk about …

Season 4 Episode 8: Love in the Air(bnb)

April 4th, 2017

31:27

Li and Chris tell us how they met through Airbnb when Chris visited SF from Germany. We talk about their whirlwind romance that lead to marriage, the importance of timing, overcoming challenges of distance, and the …

Season 4 Episode 7: Making Moves IRL

March 29th, 2017

42:21

Taylor tells us how she is an anomaly to modern dating - ditching apps for the real life approach. We talk about doing this in a non-aggressive way, getting over rejection, pick up lines that aren’t lines, and taking …

Season 4 Episode 6: Perceptions and Misconceptions

March 19th, 2017

36:34

Sheel tells us about what he's looking for and ideal qualities of a partner - all while we talk about the perception he may be giving off on social media. We discuss judgements made from facebook, dating apps, and other …

Season 4 Episode 5: The Bathroom Bail

March 15th, 2017

34:22

Melissa talks about her date’s ultimate disappearing act - while they were out on an actual date. We discuss the importance of communication, who …

Season 4 Episode 4: Levels of DTR

March 7th, 2017

41:17

Aaron tells us about his bold move to meet a guy through the ‘People You May Know’ section of Facebook. This leads to discussions about what it …

Season 4 Episode 3: Dating as a Muslim Woman

March 1st, 2017

40:31

Amal tells us about dating as a Muslim and Arab woman, especially during the Trump Presidency and Muslim Ban. We talk about dating outside her race and religion, the challenges it may bring, and how these troubling …

Season 4 Episode 2: #Millennial

February 22nd, 2017

31:39

Harrison, founder of Brunch Media, talks about dating as a #millennial. We talk about his facebook live dating experiment, stepping up your emoji game, and differences between the 20 something and the 30 something dater.

Season 4 Episode 1: Dating in the Dark

February 15th, 2017

33:17

In our Season 4 premiere, Julie and Danny talk about their experience ‘dating in the dark’ at matchmaker OKSasha’s event. We discuss how removing …

Season 3 Episode 17: Against the Rules

December 28th, 2016

42:27

In our Season 3 finale, Kate and Boris tell us how they ditched all the dating rules - including Kate being on JDate as a non-jew - and found true …

Season 3 Episode 16: Full Disclosure

December 21st, 2016

27:06

David shares a story where things wouldn’t progress sexually with a girl he was seeing - resulting in a shocking discovery. We discuss when to …

Season 3 Episode 15: Let's Make Apps and Babies

December 14th, 2016

27:14

Connie tells us about her dating history and how she just wants to make apps and babies - so much that she froze her eggs. We talk about the process, common questions from both men and women, and how it can help relieve …

Season 3 Episode 14: Dating Fatigue

November 29th, 2016

23:06

Andrew tells us about his many dates over the last 8 years in SF, where not even one has turned into a real relationship. We talk about how …

Season 3 Episode 13: Masterbacon

November 22nd, 2016

29:41

Megan from Meet Foxie tells us about a guy she dated long distance with a freaky food fetish. She shares one of her letters declaring his fantasy …

Season 3 Episode 12: Dating Profile Dish

November 16th, 2016

29:24

We teamed up with Lively, a new video dating app, to do a little dating profile. Our panel talks about all the do’s and don’ts of profile pics, their change of perspective with videos, and how much context matters.

Season 3 Episode 11: Open Relationships

November 8th, 2016

30:50

Chris discusses consensual non-monogamy and how open relationships differ from polyamory. We talk about the necessity of communication and boundaries …

Season 3 Episode 10: "Double" Date

November 2nd, 2016

21:14

Ariel tells us how she learned something very unexpected about her new guy...and all from her best friend matching with him on Tinder. We discuss recognizing there is a ton you don't know about someone after a couple …

Season 3 Episode 9: Yellow Fever

October 26th, 2016

45:57

Dan talks about his love for Asian women as a white male. We also have Eric, an Asian male, who prefers to date white women. We talk about why they …

Season 3 Episode 8: Married with Options

October 19th, 2016

39:04

Ben and Kate talk about being polyamorous while married to one another. They talk about the differences compared to open relationships, how they got …

Season 3 Episode 7: The Dating Experiment

October 12th, 2016

21:26

Linda tells us about a little ‘dating app’ experiment she did that didn’t get her as many dates as expected. We discuss why her first message may …

Season 3 Episode 6: Dating the CEO of a Startup

October 4th, 2016

42:53

Josh talks about dating as a CEO of a successful startup and how it's not all unicorns and rainbows. We talk about what happens when you are married …

Season 3 Episode 5: Love Lyft

September 27th, 2016

23:53

Nay tells us about how she met her boyfriend of 2 years as the passenger in his Lyft! We talk about taking risks, making the first move as a woman, and seizing the opportunity. So take off the headphones, you never know …

Season 3 Episode 4: The Orgy Dome

September 20th, 2016

24:40

Chris tells us about his experience at the Orgy Dome at Burning Man and how it impacts his outlook on sex and dating. We talk about how “play” translates to all relationships ranging from the most adventurous to the …

Season 3 Episode 3: Dating on a Whim

September 13th, 2016

47:19

Yue tells us about her own first date using the app Whim. Eve Peters, the founder and CEO, interviews Yue and Andrew separately to hear their impressions of one another and how they cut through the “date talk” to make a …

Season 3 Episode 2: So I met him at Bar None...

September 7th, 2016

24:23

Rachel shares a ridiculous story from her past that starts by meeting at Bar None and results in getting kicked off the MUNI. We talk about getting …

Season 3 Episode 1: You are someone I just have to meet

August 31st, 2016

37:51

In our Season 3 premiere, Spencer and Carolyn tell us the story about how they met IRL and became a pretty instant couple. We talk about what …

Season 2 Episode 16: A beautiful breakup

August 3rd, 2016

24:39

In our season finale, Julieann tells us about a serendipitous love story that becomes her most life changing relationship despite ending in a …

Season 2 Episode 15: Love, Sex, and Burning Man with Matteson Perry

July 27th, 2016

40:40

Matteson Perry,, author of Available: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Hookups, Love and Brunch, tells us about his plan to be single for year and casually date tons women. We discuss how this leads to true love and …

Season 2 Episode 14: 24 apps and counting

July 20th, 2016

23:55

MIkka tells us about using her 24 dating apps to date anywhere and everywhere including traveling to Portland, her latest hotspot, for dates. We talk about integrating dating into your life, refreshing your mindset, and …

Season 2 Episode 13: A league of her own – Part 2

July 13th, 2016

24:18

Amanda Bradford, founder of the League, continues our conversation about the inner workings of the app. We hear about your league score, how to get off the long waiting list, and what happened when Amanda created a …

Season 2 Episode 12: A league of her own – Part 1

July 6th, 2016

27:50

Amanda Bradford talks about dating as the founder of The League. We discuss the reasons she created the app and dive into changing gender roles in …

Season 2 Episode 11: Mr. Marina

June 29th, 2016

19:06

Mark (aka Mr. Marina 2016) talks his best and worst dates ever. We talk about respecting others time, the importance of a raw connection, and dating as the bro of all bros. Lesson learned: Marina Bros are date/able …

Season 2 Episode 9: How far would you go for love?

June 15th, 2016

26:11

Xavier tells us about the lengths he took to be with the girl he loved including moving from San Francisco to China to New York, and entering into an …

Season 2 Episode 8: Hey Heartbreak

June 8th, 2016

28:52

Our special guest Ellen talks to us about the most painful part of relationships: heartbreak. She knows all about this topic as the founder of Mend. …

Season 2 Episode 7: Can't Hurry Love

June 1st, 2016

20:17

Jake tells us about a Tinder date that got aggressive fast. We discuss it all here: interpretations of dates, texting aftermath, ways to vet online dates, men turning down sex, and how to know if you are in a …

Season 2 Episode 6: Double Booked

May 25th, 2016

19:11

Alan takes us on a wild ride through his dating life including a story that happens during the recording. We talk about dating strategies, sex, finding the right person with great abs, more sex, and double booking. …

Season 2 Episode 5: Plus One

May 18th, 2016

26:45

Marissa discusses dating a man with kids and her change of perception as she gets older. We discuss the intricacies it brings to relationships, the …

Season 2 Episode 4: Are we asking too much of Tinder?

May 11th, 2016

19:05

Sam talks about a Tinder date gone wrong after a stand up and group date to his date’s DJ show. We talk about expectations, vetting, and commitment to meet someone via a dating app. Also Yue spills about her Tinder test …

Season 2 Episode 3: 2 Year Ghost

May 4th, 2016

19:32

Katie tells us about a guy she dated for 2 months that ghosted after a crazy adventure trip. And then he returned 2 years later only to ghost again! We discuss the reasons someone may flake, how to deal, and the reality …

Season 2 Episode 2: Lost in Translation

April 27th, 2016

32:12

Ketan gets deep about a heartbreak that ends with his girlfriend packing her bags on their trip to Italy. We talk about complexities in relationships such as fixating on the future, missing red flags, and effective …

Season 2 Episode 1: The Blind Date

April 20th, 2016

38:04

Yue goes on a blind date riding a Scoot Quad around the city. Her date, Matt, comes on air and we hear both of their impressions of the date. When have you ever gotten real feedback from a date? Spoiler alert: minds are …

Season 1 Episode 10: Are you opposed to hooking up?

March 16th, 2016

36:01

In our season finale, Robert tells us about his social experiment about sending hookup messages to 20 women on Tinder. We discuss how one night …

Season 1 Episode 9: Are We Or Aren't We?

March 9th, 2016

19:28

Jessica tells us about her quote unquote “relationship” that spanned over 10 months with a guy that would never commit. We talk about setting the …

Season 1 Episode 8: Market Research

March 2nd, 2016

19:48

Tan tells us about his date turned psychology study. We talk about being clear on intentions and ditching the small talk on first dates. We also talk …

Season 2 Episode 10: Confessions of a Matchmaker

February 24th, 2016

18:09

We interview a modern day matchmaker/dating coach, Courteney Kay, founder of Sparx and former matchmaker from Dating Ring and Grouper. We get her inside scoop along top traits people look for in a partner, and problems …

Season 1 Episode 7: Don't Molly and Date

February 13th, 2016

23:35

One of our hosts, Yue, spills about her dating experience that moved a little too fast. We get into conversations about how to handle when people ghost and are non-committal to plans.

Season 1 Episode 5: Frozen Eggs

February 12th, 2016

22:18

John tells us about his setup with an older woman from a matchmaker. We discuss the importance of life-stage in relationships and preconceptions …

Season 1 Episode 6: First Move

February 12th, 2016

22:39

KiYonna brings a conversation with her cousin about women making the first move. We talk about gender roles and how modern dating has gotten more …

Season 1 Episode 4: The $600 Dinner

February 5th, 2016

18:54

Sasha talks about getting stood up for a date and how she benefited from this later. This brings us to the discussion around flakiness and being honest in dating. We also talk about standing up for yourself and asking …

Season 1 Episode 3: The Mushroom Trick

February 4th, 2016

18:23

One of our hosts, Michael, tells his own story about using a mushroom to pick up a woman (yes, this surprised us too!). We talk about being present and taking chances in dating. We also discuss instant vs. more gradual …

Season 1 Episode 2: DTF?

February 4th, 2016

18:54

Shirley spills about a sexual text message she received from a guy she met online. This leads to a discussion around being upfront with intentions. And of course, does it matter when you sleep together?

Season 1 Episode 1: She loves me, She loves me not.

February 4th, 2016

21:31

Kurt talks about a roller coaster relationship with many mixed messages. We talk about effective communication between men and women. We also discuss …

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