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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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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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S03E07: Do We Have A Right To Closure?

Closure Episode Summary: We’ve all had situations, whether romantic or otherwise, that ended and left us hanging. Do we have the right to find out why, or to face the person? When is it healthy to try to wrap everything up with a tidy bow and when does it become an obsession? What exactly does…

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S03E06: Romantic Terrorism – Have You Been Love Bombed?

Love Bombing Season Episode Summary: If narcissists and abusers had a rule book, rule number one would be “Love bomb.” The act of love bombing flatters, entices, and manipulates, and most of us have fallen victim to it at least once in our lives. But how do you recognize it and how do you avoid…

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S03E04: Are You Being Catfished?

Catfishing Episode Summary: Have you ever been catfished? Is someone catfishing you right now? Sarah G. and Adam Avitable dive into catfishing, how to spot the signs, and what you can do to prevent it from happening in the future. Also in this episode: A spicy Pisces, Sarah gets vulnerable, and Adam goes on a…

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S03E03: Male Audacity: What Women Don’t Want

The Audacity of Men Episode Summary: In this week’s episode of Dating Kinda Sucks, Sarah and Adam talk about the audacity of men. What is it that drives them to objectify women, mansplain, and violate boundaries on a regular basis, even unintentionally? Are there inherent behaviors and systemic beliefs that encourage and foster this behavior…

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S03E02: The Art of Asking Someone Out

How To Ask Someone Out Episode Summary: From online to in-person interactions, one of the most nerve-wracking aspects of dating is the act of asking someone out. How soon is too soon to move from Coffee Meets Bagel to coffee with bagels? How do you approach someone in a bar without coming across poorly? Sarah…

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