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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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S05E11: The Hidden Benefits of Dating Apps

Dating App Hidden Benefit Summary: Plenty of people deride dating apps, but the fact is that they’re just a tool, and using them properly can yield plenty of results for lots of different goals. This week, Sarah and Adam talk about all of the hidden benefits of dating apps that you might never have discovered…

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S05E10: Conservations about Dating as a Creative with Actress Elisabeth Donaldson

Conversations with an Actress Episode Summary: In this week’s Conversation About, Adam and Sarah are joined by the dynamic and highly entertaining Elisabeth Donaldson, a multi-talented creative who creates fantastic content about relationships, men, women, dating, and everything in between. You’re going to love this frank and hilarious discussion about the world of acting, being…

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S05E09: Do Men Even Like Women?

Do Straight Men Actually Like Women? Do men actually like women? It’s a question being asked more and more frequently by women facing systemic misogyny and constant harassment and degradation, and after doing plenty of research, we’ve got the answer! Also this week: Sarah spills some Colombia tea, if you know what we mean, and…

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S05E08: Is Social Media Toxic for Relationships?

Is Social Media Bad Episode Summary: Is social media bad for relationships, or is it only toxic and insecure people who think so? Sarah and Adam talk about the role social media plays in dating and relationships, the benefits and detriments, and what to do if your relationship is negatively affected by social media. Also…

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S05E07: Conversations about Dating with Herpes with Megan Rose

Conversations about Dating with Herpes In this week’s Conversation About, Sarah and Adam have a hilarious, honest, and raw discussion about dating with herpes with TikTok phenom Megan Rose. Megan is a single mother of three children living in Houston, Texas. When she’s not working for her family’s residential remodeling company, she’s sharing her life on…

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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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