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S07E05: Women Don’t Need Men – The 4B Movement

Episode Summary: The 4B Movement – Women Don’t Need Men. It’s official – women don’t need men. They can buy homes, get bank accounts, and live happy, fully satisfied lives without men getting in the way, and men don’t like it. In this episode, Sarah and Adam talk about the 4B movement, an anti-dating movement…

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S07E01: Impress Your Friends or Support Your Partner?

Episode Summary: Impress Your Friends or Support Your Partner? It’s Season Seven of the DKS Podcast, and this is the season of the listener! We want your input, your feedback, and your support by sharing, reviewing, and interacting with us as much as possible! Our success comes from the community and we want to foster…

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S06E16: Is the 6-6-6 Rule Truth or Fiction?

The 6-6-6 Rule and Is Your Type Hurting Your Dating? Men love to say that women date by the 6-6-6 rule – they want 6 feet, 6 inches, and 6 figures. But is this true? Is this why men are having difficulty finding dates, or is it their inability to look beyond their type? And…

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S06E10: Tone Policing: Time To Stop Being So Polite To Men

Tone Policing: Time to Stop Being Polite to Men Tone policing is one of the most pervasive examples of male privilege and systemic misogyny in society today. Why are assertive women called bossy and shamed for their tones when assertive men are promoted? Why is society obsessed with being “ladylike” or polite as a way…

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S06E06: Is Pretty Privilege Real?

Is Pretty Privilege Real or Objectification Episode Summary This week, your hosts discuss the concept of pretty privilege. Is it a real thing, and if pretty people do get more advantages in life while the rest of us uggos get nothing, is it actually a privilege or a curse in disguise? Could it be that…

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S06E05: Was it just a Fight or Are They Toxic?

Recognizing Toxic People Episode Summary Friendships and relationships can be tricky, but one important tool to navigate them is to recognize toxicity and cut it out of your life. This week, your hosts talk about those people in your life with whom you may occasionally get into arguments, and help you identify if it was…

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S05E26: Are You Groundhogging?

Are You Groundhogging? Episode Summary Groundhogging is the idea that you keep dating the same type over and over again, expecting a different result. It’s important to assess why your type is the type you’re attracted to, and if it’s toxic, it’s time to change. Learn how to do what’s best for your dating life!…

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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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S05E17: Signs of a Toxic Relationship

Signs You’re In A Toxic Relationship Episode Summary: Are you in a relationship with a few ups and downs or are you trapped in a toxic relationship that’s only going to drag you down with it? In this episode of Dating Kinda Sucks, Sarah and Adam go through some of the clear signs that your…

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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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