Dating

S03E22: Fleabagging: Why Do We Make Bad Dating Choices?

Fleabagging Episode Summary: Why do we make such bad choices when we’re dating? Is it a learning experience or just self-flagellation? This week, Sarah and Adam talk about fleabagging, which is a recently coined phrase describing the art of consistently dating people who are quite obviously wrong for you. Also in this episode, Sarah cries…

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S03E20: Good Credit, Good Sex, and Good Manners

Credit Score and Dating Episode Summary: This week on Dating Kinda Sucks, Adam joins Sarah in Nashville for their very first in-person episode in Tennessee! Your hosts got drunk and sat down in an AirBNB lobby to talk about how much good manners means in dating, how little good credit does, and how much good…

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S03E19: Navigating the New Normal – Sex and Dating During COVID-19

New Normal Episode Summary: “I’ll just wait and do it once things get back to normal.” It’s too easy to put off everything – dating, sex, relationships, life – until the COVID-19 outbreak is over, but when will that be? When will things really get back to normal? Sarah and Adam try to offer some…

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S03E18: Nobody Wants A Dating Pen Pal

Penpals Episode Summary: Whether you’re dating in the middle of the great pandemic apocalypse of 2020 or in whatever wasteland exists after, nobody likes a pen pal. How do you make it clear that you’re ready to meet and done with anyone who just wants to text “So how was your day?” every morning for…

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S03E13: Vigilance in a Time of Vulnerability

Vulnerable and Vigilant Episode Summary: When we’re feeling emotionally vulnerable and lonely, it can be easy to give in to manipulators and f*ckboys who push you to meet up when you’re not ready (or during a quarantine, when it’s just not safe). Stay vigilant and remain resolute with the tips and tricks provided by Sarah…

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S03E12: Virtual Dating Tips, Tricks and Ideas

Virtual Dating Episode Summary: Whether you’re in quarantine or a long-distance relationship, virtual dating may be your only real option when it comes to spending quality time with a potential date or suitor. Are there options beyond the basic FaceTime date, and how can you spice things up and keep them fresh and interesting until…

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S03E11: Who Picks Up The Check?

Picking Up The Check Episode Summary: Women, do you look down on a man who splits the check on a date? Men, is your ego bruised when a woman offers to pay for dinner? Sarah and Adam take on this surprisingly controversial topic and try to come up with a definitive answer for the age-old…

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S03E10: Coronavirus: Dating During A Pandemic

Coronavirus Episode Summary: We never thought we’d be doing an episode on the challenges of dating during a time when society at large is being told to stay at home and avoid socializing with other humans thanks to a pandemic of COVID-19 (aka Coronavirus). Many people are insisting on going out, meeting up, and being…

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S03E09: Good Guys vs. Nice Guys

The Nice Guy Episode Summary: This week, we’re calling out the nefarious nice guy. On first blush, he might seem better than the creepy asshole who sends you a dick pic and tells you he wants you to sit on his face in his first message, but it doesn’t take long to realize that the…

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S03E08: What’s the Difference Between Chemistry and Compatibility?

Chemistry vs. Compatibility Episode Summary: Great chemistry is unmistakable, but what’s a little more difficult to figure out is how that’s different from compatibility. Are you and your date just on a sexual chemistry high or do you have the type of long-term compatibility that you need for a serious relationship? Sarah G. and Adam…

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