This Is Why You're Single

190 EpisodesProduced by Laura Lane, Angela Spera - HeadGum

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

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Finding The Time

March 20th, 2019


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 …

Recovering from Cheating

March 13th, 2019


We discuss how to recover from a cheater: not bringing that baggage into a new relationship, cutting the cheater off on social and emotionally …

Rocking the Boat

March 6th, 2019


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 …

Dating Your Friends

February 27th, 2019


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 …

To Move In Or Not Move In

February 20th, 2019


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 …

Will You Be Mine?

February 13th, 2019


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 …

Living an Orgasmic Life ft. sex coach Xanet Pailet

February 6th, 2019


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. …

Moving On

January 30th, 2019


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 …

Dealing with Deal Breakers

January 23rd, 2019


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 …

Everybody Needs Friends

January 16th, 2019


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 …

A Sexy New Year

January 9th, 2019


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 …

Dating Responsibly ft. motivational speaker Kevin S. Carr

January 2nd, 2019


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 …

New Year, New You (2019 Edition)

December 26th, 2018


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 …

Surviving the Holidays

December 19th, 2018


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 …

Angela is Engaged

December 12th, 2018


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 …

On Again, Off Again

December 5th, 2018


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 …

Finding Life Satisfaction ft. cognitive-behaviorist Dr. Jennifer Guttman

November 28th, 2018


We welcome clinical psychologist and cognitive-behaviorist and author of “A Path To Sustainable Life Satisfaction” Dr. Jennifer Guttman. We talk all …

Finding the Thankful

November 21st, 2018


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 …

Dealing with Liar Liars

November 14th, 2018


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 …

What People Really Want ft. “Love Gap” author Jenna Birch

November 7th, 2018


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 …

Fate vs. Force ft. intuitive dating coach & medium Nikki Novo

October 31st, 2018


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 …

When Opposites Attract

October 24th, 2018


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 …

ABC (Always Be Communicating) ft. authors and married couple Jennifer Miller & Jason Feifer

October 17th, 2018


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 …

Sex Without Stress ft. sex therapist and author Jessa Zimmerman

October 10th, 2018


This week we welcome licensed couples’ counselor, nationally certified sex therapist and author of "Sex Without Stress" Jessa Zimmerman to answer all …

Clapping Back at Creeps

October 3rd, 2018


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 …

Dealing with a Fuckboy/girl

September 26th, 2018


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 …

How To Be Sex Positive ft. porn star Alana Luv

September 19th, 2018


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 …

It’s Never Too Late

September 12th, 2018


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! …

Dating Is Hard

September 5th, 2018


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 …

The History of Sex Toys ft. sex historian and Buzz author Hallie Lieberman

August 29th, 2018


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 …

Laura Had a Baby

August 22nd, 2018


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 …

The Future of Sex ft. sextech expert Bryony Cole

August 15th, 2018


We welcome sextech expert and host of The Future of Sex podcast Bryony Cole to talk all things sex & technology: VR, sex robots, body …

Should I Stay or Should I Go

August 8th, 2018


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 …

All Talk, No Action

August 1st, 2018


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 …

3 Year Anniversary with Jake & Amir

July 25th, 2018


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 …

It’s Not You, It’s Them

July 18th, 2018


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 …

The Art of the Setup ft. matchmaker Emily Holmes Hahn

July 11th, 2018


Living Labido Loco ft. Nurse Practitioner Margaret Romero

July 4th, 2018


This week we welcome Margaret Romero, a nurse practitioner and founder of Femme Med, a whole-health sanctuary for women. We talk sexual health …

Finding Your Match ft. Playing with Matches author Hannah Orenstein

June 27th, 2018


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 …

Getting Past Date #3

June 20th, 2018


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 …

Dealing with Dating App Fatigue

June 13th, 2018


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 …

Why Your Pelvic Floor Matters to Your Sex Life ft. pelvic floor therapist Lindsey Vestal

June 6th, 2018


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 …

Dealing with your Boo’s Ex

May 30th, 2018


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 …

Wedding Season Anxiety Returns ft. Save the Date author Jen Doll

May 23rd, 2018


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 …

Friends Know You Best ft. Wingman app founder Tina Wilson

May 16th, 2018


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 …

Dating and the F Word (Feminism!) ft. actors Ellen Haun & Amber Reauchean

May 9th, 2018


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 …

Avoiding Misinformation ft. "The Encyclopedia of Misinformation" author Rex Sorgatz

May 2nd, 2018


We welcome Rex Sorgatz, author of the new book “The Encyclopedia of Misinformation”, to talk all things deceptions & fakes like catfishing, fake …

How Much Is TMI

April 25th, 2018


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 …

Staying Friendly with Exes ft. podcasters Keith and the Girl

April 18th, 2018


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 …

Surviving Divorce ft. Bravo divorce attorney Vikki Ziegler

April 11th, 2018


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 …

Laura Is Pregnant! ft. Baby Daddy Nic Rad

April 4th, 2018


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 …

Celebrating the Small Stuff

March 28th, 2018


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 …

Casual Hookups & Debunking Sex Myths ft. sex researcher Dr. Zhana

March 21st, 2018


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 …

Mastering First Dates

March 14th, 2018


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 …

Ripping the Dating Bandaid Off

March 7th, 2018


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 …

Make A Big Change

February 28th, 2018


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 …

The Engagement Game ft. Author Joi-Marie Mckenzie

February 21st, 2018


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 …

Upping Your Erotic Intelligence ft. sexologist Mal Harrison

February 14th, 2018


We welcome Mal Harrison, certified clinical sexologist, relationship coach, eroticism philosopher, TEDx speaker, and founder of the Center for Erotic …

Getting Your V-Day Onnn

February 7th, 2018


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 …

When to DTR (Define The Relationship) ft. Vanderpump Rules star Rachael O'Brien

January 31st, 2018


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 …

I Don't Owe You

January 24th, 2018


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 …

Surviving LDRs (Long-Distance Relationships)

January 17th, 2018


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 …

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

January 10th, 2018


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 …

Why Ghosting Is Still a Thing ft. ghosting expert & single mom Cassandra Dice

January 3rd, 2018


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 …

New Year, New You (2018 Edition)

December 27th, 2017


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 …

Dating Without Booze ft. comedian Jonathan Braylock

December 20th, 2017


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 …

Owning The Holidays

December 13th, 2017


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 …

Falling Too Fast

December 6th, 2017


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 …

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

November 29th, 2017


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 …

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

November 22nd, 2017


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 …

How to Grow Together ft. relationship coach Jillian Turecki

November 15th, 2017


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 …

Creating Your Dating Checklist ft. relationship expert Andrea Syrtash

November 8th, 2017


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 …

Cuffing Season Tryouts ft. actor Jerah Milligan

November 1st, 2017


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 …

The Scaryyy Future ft. Big Kid Problems’ Sarah Merrill

October 25th, 2017


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 …

The Sex Date ft. comedian Abbi Crutchfield

October 18th, 2017


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 …

Squirting and Sex Tips ft. sex coach Kenneth Play

October 11th, 2017


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 …

Avoiding Clingers

October 4th, 2017


Don’t Ditch Your Friends

September 27th, 2017


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 …

Go with Your Gut

September 20th, 2017


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 …

Dating Publicly ft. Bravo's Summer House star Lindsay Hubbard

September 13th, 2017


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 …

Avoid Getting Duped ft. Impractical Jokers producer Casey Jost

September 6th, 2017


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 …

Juggling It All ft. comedian Joe Schiappa

August 30th, 2017


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 …

Dealing With Ghosters

August 23rd, 2017


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 …

Some People Are Just Good on Paper

August 16th, 2017


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 …

Finding the Fun

August 9th, 2017


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 …

Make Your Summer Fling a Thing

August 2nd, 2017


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 …

You Got Benched ft. unicorn Alana Heiss, relationship coach Jillian Turecki, & drag queen Sherry Vine

July 26th, 2017


We find out'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 …

Getting Grateful

July 19th, 2017


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 …

Dating with a Disability ft. disability expert Ali Arena

July 12th, 2017


Speech language pathologist and disability expert Ali Arena joins us to talk about dating with disabilities. We discuss whether or not to put your …

Find Your Inner Zen ft. relationship coach Jillian Turecki

July 5th, 2017


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 …

100th Episode Blind Date Special

June 28th, 2017


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 …

Getting Technosexually Savvy ft. sexologist Dr. Nikki Goldstein

June 21st, 2017


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 …

How to Survive Monogamy ft. couples therapist Andy Horning

June 14th, 2017


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 …

Breaking Up Isn't Hard to Do

June 7th, 2017


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 …

Create Your Own Adventure ft. Girlcrush Comedy

May 31st, 2017


Laura and Angela are joined by Girlcrush comedy duo and actresses Caileigh Scott & Jacklyn Collier who dish about all of their dates with Britney …

Bonding with Strangers Is Hard

May 24th, 2017


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 …

Not Everything Goes As Planned

May 17th, 2017


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 …

Late Bloomers Still Bloom

May 10th, 2017


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 …

We All Have a History ft. guest host producer (and Laura's husband) Nic Rad

May 3rd, 2017


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 …

You Aren't Changing Your Scenery

April 26th, 2017


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 …

Wedding Season Is My Hell

April 19th, 2017


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 …

Kinking Up Your Love Life ft. dominatrix Jenny Nordbak (and guest host/producer Nic Rad)

April 12th, 2017


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 …

Introverts Can Date Too

April 5th, 2017


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 …

Love Yourself First

March 29th, 2017


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, …

Focus on Your Intentions ft. relationship expert James Rohr

March 22nd, 2017


Relationship expert and acupuncturist to the stars James Rohr joins us this week to teach us about a holistic approach to manifesting the …

Live from SXSW: People Be Creepin'

March 15th, 2017


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 …

Ignore The Haters

March 8th, 2017


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 …

Celebs Are Not #RelationshipGoals ft. Who? Weekly's Lindsey Weber

March 1st, 2017


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 …

Own Your Sex Appeal ft. model & comedian Syd Wilder

February 22nd, 2017


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 …

STD Shaming Will Kill You ft. author Jennifer Wright

February 15th, 2017


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 …

Valentines Day Special 2017

February 8th, 2017


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, …

Changing People Never Works

February 1st, 2017


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 …

It's Okay to Always Be a Bridesmaid ft. professional bridesmaid Jen Glantz

January 25th, 2017


This week we welcome professional bridesmaid and author Jen Glantz and find out how a Craigslist ad for desperate brides turned into a whole …

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger

January 18th, 2017


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, …

It's Okay to be a Hot Mess Sometimes ft. the girls of The Hot Mess Comedy Hour podcast

January 11th, 2017


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 …

New Year, New You

January 4th, 2017


Happy New Year! This week, Laura and Angela compare resolutions, get the details we never knew we wanted about strap-ons, explore the sexual …

Hooking Up Around the World

December 28th, 2016


The ladies get all international this week talking about the joys of cross-cultural relationships. We also explore the phenomenon of Scrotox, the 1 …

Unleash Your Inner Queen ft. drag queen Sherry Vine

December 21st, 2016


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 …

Go Big or Go Home ft. Cosmo's Julie Vadnal

December 14th, 2016


Julie Vadnal, senior editor at Cosmopolitan (*sexyyy*), joins us to talk about what happens when you let dating experts take over your love life. …

What It's Like to Date a Couple ft. unicorn Alana Heiss

December 7th, 2016


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 …

Sexual Compatibility Or Bust ft. comedian Billy Procida

November 30th, 2016


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 …

Meeting the Parents Is Hard ft. instagrammer Sarah Merrill

November 23rd, 2016


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 …

It's Not Just About You

November 16th, 2016


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 …

Know How To Make a Comeback ft. Sirius XM's Taylor Strecker

November 9th, 2016


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 …

The Election Broke Us All ft. trans comedian Jaye McBride

November 2nd, 2016


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 …

Couples Costumes Are Spooking Your Boo

October 26th, 2016


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 …

Age Is Just a Number ft. relationship expert Dr. Karin Anderson Abrell

October 19th, 2016


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 …

You Can't Agree On a Date Spot

October 12th, 2016


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 …

Your Imagination Runs Wild

October 5th, 2016


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!

You Live for Other People

September 28th, 2016


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 Grass Is Always Greener

September 21st, 2016


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 …

You Recycle Old Relationships ft. comedian Cristina Cote

September 14th, 2016


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!

You Haven't Embraced Your Inner Nerd ft. DragonFruit dating app CEO

September 7th, 2016


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, …

You're Passive Aggressive

August 31st, 2016


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!

You're Slut-Shaming Yourself ft. comedian Lisa Klienman

August 24th, 2016


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

You Need Boob Confidence

August 17th, 2016


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 …

You Don't Know Dating Lingo ft. Tessa Hersh

August 10th, 2016


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 …

You Need to Focus on You ft. Trans Playwright Tobly McSmith

August 3rd, 2016


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 …

One-Year Anniversary Special!

July 27th, 2016


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 …

Your Type Sucks ft. Elliott Brooks

July 20th, 2016


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 …

You Have A Secret - Shhh!

July 13th, 2016


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 …

There's No Time to Date

July 6th, 2016


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.

Everybody Good Is Taken

June 29th, 2016


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.

Dating Is Expensive

June 22nd, 2016


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 …

You're Too Nice ft. Broad City's Arturo Castro

June 15th, 2016


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 …

You Don't Know When to Sleep with Him

June 8th, 2016


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.

You Don't Know Where to Meet People

June 1st, 2016


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.

You Like Drama ft. Johnathan Fernandez

May 25th, 2016


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 …

Cockblocks Suck

May 18th, 2016


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 …

You're in the Friendzone ft. Catie Lazarus

May 11th, 2016


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 …

You Don't Make the First Move ft. Scott Rogowsky

May 4th, 2016


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 …

You Need Vagina Confidence ft. Dr. Nikki Goldstein

April 27th, 2016


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 …

No One Is Forever 21 ft Comedian Katie Haller

April 20th, 2016


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.

You're Bad at Small Talk ft Comedian Josh Ruben

April 13th, 2016


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. …

You're Not Dating Enough People ft. The Bachelor's Jenna Burke

April 6th, 2016


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 …

You Need a New Profile Pic ft. Badoo's Alexandra Chong

March 30th, 2016


Laura and Angela chat with dating app Badoo's President, Alexandra Chong to learn all about their new anti-Catfishing technology and the difference …

Sexting Is Hard

March 23rd, 2016


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 …

Live at SXSW: You're Better At Sex Than You Think

March 16th, 2016


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 …

You Can't Get Over Your Ex ft. Hilary Winston

March 9th, 2016


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 …

You're Too Worried About a Timeline ft. Keisha Zollar & Andrew Kimler

March 2nd, 2016


Laura and Angela welcome HBO's upcoming Divorce guest star Keisha Zollar & her husband (and Laura and Angela's sketch show co-star!) Andrew …

Dating Etiquette Is Confusing ft. Lauren Crouch

February 24th, 2016


Laura and Angela welcome a guest from across the pond, Lauren Crouch (, who recently went viral when a guy texted her and asked for the money back from their coffee date after she …

You Can't Keep Track of All Your Boos

February 17th, 2016


Laura and Angela recap their wild Valentine's Day (hint: it involves less bedroom antics but does involve tourists hotspots and meeting lots of …

You Enjoy Flying Solo Ft. Chiara Atik

February 10th, 2016


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 …

You Mix Business with Pleasure ft. Matthew Robert Gehring and Morgan Ferretti

February 3rd, 2016


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 …

You're a Stalker

January 27th, 2016


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 …

Online Dating Is Superficial ft. Black Men Can't Jump

January 20th, 2016


This week, Jonathan Braylock, Jerah Milligan and James III (Black Men Can't Jump in Hollywood podcast) join us to passionately discuss "sex tourism," …

You Travel in Packs

January 13th, 2016


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!

Text Messages Are Confusing ft. Taylor Strecker

January 6th, 2016


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!)

You Can't Take No for an Answer ft. Jennifer Wright

December 30th, 2015


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! …

You Want a Rom-Com Romance ft. Jasmine Lobe

December 23rd, 2015


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!

It's Not Relationship Season ft. J Swipe's David Yarus

December 16th, 2015


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 …

You Avoid Conflict

December 9th, 2015


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 …

You Need a Good Wingman

December 2nd, 2015


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 …

First Dates Are Awkward ft. Katie Hartman

November 25th, 2015


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 …

Picking Someone Up Is Hard ft. Twinnovation

November 18th, 2015


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. …

You Don't Know How to Compromise ft. Our Real Life Baes

November 11th, 2015


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 …

You're Selling Yourself Short ft. Chris Roberti

November 4th, 2015


Chris Roberti (High Maintenance, Bankrukt Productions) joins us to discuss college virgins, successful pickup lines, the tinder in box, and finally …

You Want a Great 'How We Met' Story

October 28th, 2015


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 …

You're Insta Dating ft. Scott Rogowsky

October 21st, 2015


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 …

You're Dating a Man Child ft. Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld

October 14th, 2015


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 …

You Keep Going on Bad Dates

October 7th, 2015


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 …

You Have FOMO ft. Stassi Schroeder

September 30th, 2015


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 …

You Ask Too Many People for Advice

September 23rd, 2015


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 …

You Don't Know How to Meet People IRL ft. Jordan Carlos

September 16th, 2015


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 …

You Leave No Mystery

September 9th, 2015


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 …

You're Obsessed with Labeling Your Relationship ft: Dr. Alex Schiller

September 2nd, 2015


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 …

You Don't Know How to Advertise Yourself

August 26th, 2015


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 …

Ur Txts R Ridic

August 19th, 2015


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 …

You're Cuddle Horny

August 12th, 2015


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, …

You're Calling Dibs on Everyone

July 30th, 2015


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! This podcast is …

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