Relationships

S03E28: How To Give Great Gifts

Gift Giving Episode Summary: Finding the right gift for a friend, partner, lover, or f*ck buddy can be difficult – it takes good listening, open communication, observation skills, and some good old-fashioned luck! Your hosts will give you some great tips for finding that perfect gift for someone who matters to you. Also in this…

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S03E25: What is the Role of Social Media in Relationships?

Social Media and Relationships Episode Summary: From being Facebook official to simply being Facebook friends, social media has added a modern complication to relationships. When should you add your significant other on FB? Does your boyfriend follow your finsta? Does your f*ckbuddy favorite your tweets? We’ll break down the healthiest way to incorporate social media…

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S03E24: Is The Girl Code (or Guy Code) Real?

Calling Dibs Episode Summary: Is there such a thing as the girl code (or guy code) when it comes to adult relationships? Do you owe it to a friend to ask before dating or pursuing a mutual friend or ex? When, if at all, is it okay to call “dibs”? Your hosts dive into this…

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DKS S03E17: Is it Lust or Love?

Lust vs. Love Episode Summary: In that moment right after you have a mind-melting orgasm, you might want to tell the passionate provider of your pleasure that you love them. But is that love or is it lust? In this episode, your hosts will try to help you figure out if you’re thinking with your…

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S03E15: BDSM, Crushes, and the Dating Kinda Sucks Mailbag

Mailbag Episode Summary: This week on Dating Kinda Sucks, Sarah talks about BDSM and why she has restraints under her mattress, Adam talks about his crush, and your hosts dive into the Dating Kinda Sucks mailbag to answer questions from listeners dating all the way back to 2018! Covering topics from how to avoid gaslighting…

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S03E14: Breaking Up During Quarantine

Breaking Up In Quarantine Episode Summary: Breaking up is hard enough to do when life is moving normally, but how do you do it if you’re isolating at home? Relationships are at a huge risk during the COVID-19 outbreak as every crack and flaw is exacerbated and on display, so how do you get out?…

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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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S03E05: How Much Sexual History Does Your Partner Need To Know?

Sexual History Episode Summary: Do you owe it to your partner or significant other to divulge your entire sexual history? When is a good time to talk about the dirty dick dalliances of bygone days? Should you provide the prurient particulars of past passionate poundings? How many details are too many? What are the risks…

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S02E41: Do You Think A Relationship Will Make You Happy?

Dating For Happiness Episode Summary: If you’re clinging to the last vestiges of hope that happiness for you lies behind the curtain of a relationship, it’s time to let go and start working on yourself. Sarah and Adam discuss the unhealthiness of focusing on happiness as an end goal of a relationship instead of constantly…

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