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S05E06: Avoiding the Tinder Swindler

How to Avoid People like the Tinder Swindler Summary: The new Netflix documentary “The Tinder Swindler” tells a terrifying story about how far one man will go to manipulate women, taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from unsuspecting victims. But was any of this avoidable? Were there any red flags or warning signs? Sarah and…

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S05E05: Let’s Talk About Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day 2022 Summary: Do we really need Valentine’s Day? This week, Sarah and Adam debate the necessity of a holiday that mandates showing affection. Does it enable toxic relationships, or is it just a nice day to show someone you care? Listen and see whose side you choose! Also in this episode: Ripley from…

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S05E04: Conversations about Double Dating with the Fourplay Founders

Double Dating and Fourplay Episode Summary: In this week’s Conversation About, Adam and Sarah talk to the co-founders of a fun double dating app called Fourplay! Danielle Dietzek and Julie Griggs are best friends from college who met through their sorority in 2010, and in 2019 had the idea to make a double dating app while…

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S05E03: Dealbreaker or Red Flag?

Dealbreaker vs Red Flag Episode Summary: When you’re on your own personal dating journey, sometimes it can be hard to tell if someone is exhibiting red flags or dealbreakers, or even if you’re the one with the red flags! This episode, Sarah and Adam break down the difference between a simple preference (aka a dealbreaker)…

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S05E02: Conversations about Porn and Comedy with Kate Kennedy

Conversations with Kate Kennedy Episode Summary In a new, exciting type of episode, Sarah and Adam bring on guest Kate Kennedy, a former adult film star, current online content creator, comedian, writer & podcast host. Rather than talking about their lives, the hosts engaged with Kate for a discussion about the world of porn, the…

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S05E01: How To Be Single

Single Life Episode Summary: Welcome to Season Five of Dating Kinda Sucks! When you’ve been in relationships for most of your adult life, it can be almost impossible to figure out what to do when you’re single. This week, Adam and Sarah provide a plethora of tips and tricks for maximizing your single experience, including…

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S04E22: From Single To Committed: The Hidden Compromises

Hidden Compromises Episode Summary: Being single and happy is great, but what happens when someone comes along who enhances your life? Making the decision to commit to someone after being single for a while can seem like a dream come true, but it’s also important to remember all of the hidden downfalls and compromises that…

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S04E21: Building Self Confidence

Cuffing Season Episode Summary: Success in dating, relationships, and during intimacy requires multiple factors, but one of the most important elements is self confidence. Learning how to love yourself, see your value, and be confident in your actions and words will pay off in both the short term and long run. Sarah and Adam take…

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S04E20: Situationship Shenanigans

Situationship Episode Summary: Situationships are that weird spot between being friends with benefits and a genuine relationship, and this week your hosts are going to tell you how to turn that situation into something healthy. Sarah and Adam will give you some good tips on communicating your needs and relationship goals clearly and without confusion….

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S04E16: Embracing Sexual Mindfulness

Mindful Sex Episode Summary: Post-pandemic sex has been different, but in what ways? Adam and Sarah talk about sexual mindfulness and how many people are getting pickier when it comes to their sexual partners, focusing more on deep connections and sensual explorations than unfulfilling quickies with men who don’t care about your pleasure. Also in…

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