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Episode 31: The L-Word

Saying The L-Word Episode Summary: When it comes to dating and relationships, the most complicated four-letter word out there is “love” (not “anal” as Adam insists). Sarah and Adam tackle this sappy subject and share their forlorn stories of unrequited expressions of love as well as ways to express your feelings without scaring your partner…

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Episode 30: What Do You Owe Someone After A Date?

Reciprocity In Dating Episode Summary: After a date, do you have to kiss him? Go further? What does dinner get him? Sarah and Adam talk about reciprocity in dating and what you may or may not owe someone after a date. But that’s not all! Don’t miss out on the hypocritical judgment Sarah got from…

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Episode 29: Cuffing Season

Cuffing Season Episode Summary: Sarah and Adam discuss cuffing season – that lovely time from autumn to Valentine’s Day when people link up to enjoy some intimacy and companionship over the holidays. It’s not quite casual sex, and it’s not a relationship, but it’s a weird hybrid form of dating that works for some and…

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Episode 28: Long Distance Relationships

Long Distance Relationships Episode Summary: In this week’s episode of the Dating Kinda Sucks podcast, Sarah and Adam talk about the difficulties with maintaining long distance relationships. Should you bother trying, or are you doomed from the start? The hosts give you some tools to help you make long distance dating work, even if it’s…

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Episode 27: What’s Your Love Language?

Love Languages Episode Summary: Today’s episode looks at the 1995 book by Southern Baptist know-it-all Gary Chapman that became an “overnight” sensation fourteen years later in 2009: The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate. Sarah and Adam discuss how much of the love languages are common sense, Adam rants about motivational…

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Episode 26: Are You a Micro-Cheater?

Micro-Cheating Episode Summary: In this episode, Adam and Sarah talk about all of the little things that people do in relationships that might have a negative effect on their happiness. There are plenty of minor behaviors that, on their own, seem innocuous, but when combined with dishonesty, lies of omission, or cumulative behavior, become a…

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Episode 25: The Anxiety of Dating

Dating Anxiety Episode Summary: Sarah and Adam talk about some of the many issues related to dating that can lead to anxiety. Drawing from their own experiences as well as the group discussion in their Facebook group, your inimitable hosts learn that Adam’s a big weirdo as always, with bizarre dating anxiety that is completely…

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Episode 24: Fetishes and Kinks

Fetishes and Kinks Episode Summary: This week Adam and Sarah invite Scout, an active listener and a member of the FetLife community on the show. The three talk about the more mainstream side of the fetish world, like voyeurism and exhibitionism, BDSM and foot fetishes, to some of the more obscure ones out there, like…

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Episode 23: Who’s Out of Your League?

Who’s Out of Your League Episode Summary: Adam and Sarah talk about the concept of being out of someone’s league. Is it a real thing or is it just a BS concept that supports poor self-esteem and low confidence? Listen as the Dating Kinda Sucks duo butt heads, fight it out, and emerge relatively unscathed….

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Episode 22: Is It Time For Waffles?

Waffle House Episode Summary: Sarah and Adam talk about her trip to Vegas, and do we smell Waffle House on the horizon? Plus, the two discuss the difficulties presented by being public and transparent about their lives, and analyze whether it’s worth it to potentially ruin your life by being honest in a public forum….

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