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S05E27: The Myth of Virginity

Is Virginity A Myth? Episode Summary For centuries, the concept of virginity has been used to subjugate women and shame men, and it’s time to get rid of these concepts. Adam and Sarah talk about why virginity is a misogynistic, purity culture nonsense concept that only serves to harm others, mislead children, and enable toxic…

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S05E23: Conversations about Dating with Reality TV Star Chloe Veitch

Chloe Veitch Episode Summary In this week’s Conversation About, Sarah and Adam talk with Chloe Veitch about dating as a reality TV star. In April 2020 Essex-born Chloe became lockdown-famous when ‘Too Hot To Handle’, the Netflix series she starred in, went viral around the world. The reality dating show that penalised contestants for any…

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S05E22: The Hunt for Green Flags

The Hunt for Green Flags Episode Summary We all know to look out for red flags, but what are some of the positive attributes that might indicate a potential partner is good for you? This week, Sarah and Adam explore the green flags that present themselves with healthy individuals. Also this week, we reveal Master…

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S05E21: Can Jealousy Be Healthy??

Can Jealousy Be Healthy Episode Summary That green monster jealousy can seep into any relationship, but is there ever a time when we should welcome it with open arms? Sarah and Adam explore whether or not jealousy can ever be healthy, and the answer might surprise you! Also this week: Adam finds a love for…

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S05E20: How to be a Better Man

How To Be A Better Man Episode Summary: With Sarah traveling around Guatemala, Adam has taken over the studio, locked himself in and gone on an uninterrupted 75-minute rant. If you’re preparing your arguments for incoming mansplaining, if you’re a man who is trying to do better or if you have a man or boy…

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S05E19: Coercion and Consent

Coercion and Consent Episode Summary: Too many people enter a relationship thinking that they’re entitled to something they’re not. Send this episode to those people, as Sarah and Adam explain how subversive coercion can be in violating someone’s consent, especially when both parties are married or in a relationship. They explore many of the subtle…

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S05E16: Roe v. Wade and Bodily Autonomy

Roe v. Wade and Bodily Autonomy Summary: The rights of American people with uteruses are at risk of being completely lost thanks to disingenuous groups of insidious people who purport to care about human life but demonstrate the opposite with every fetid breath. This week, Sarah and Adam express their support for every woman, trans…

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S05E15: Stupid Dating Rules You Should Ignore

Stupid Dating Rules You Should Ignore Summary: So many dating coaches, pick-up artists, and article writers come up with dating rules that are at the very best, outdated, and at their worst, reductive nonsense that don’t serve to benefit anyone. This week, Sarah and Adam go through some of the worst offenders, and explain why…

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S05E13: Leaving Women TF Alone

Leave Women Alone Episode Summary: In a world of dating apps, socially structured meetups, online communities, and more, it’s amazing that many men still feel entitled to interrupt women in public. This week, Adam and Sarah talk about how important it is to leave women alone, why men should stop feeling entitled to a woman’s…

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S05E12: Conversations about Hookup Culture with Dr. Aditi Paul

Conversations about Hookup Culture Episode Summary: In this week’s Conversation About, Sarah and Adam talk to the delightful Dr. Aditi Paul, a New York-based professor and mixed-methods researcher.  She uses her background in technology and relationship science to examine the impact of social media and dating apps on personal relationships. Aditi’s research has been published…

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