This Is Why You're Single

This Is Why You're Single

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Creators of the upcoming humor and advice book, Laura Lane and Angela Spera candidly breakdown real-life dating disasters with a new "reason why you're single" every week.

Episodes

Dating Publicly ft. Bravo's Summer House star Lindsay Hubbard  

Our guest (and Laura's bridesmaid), Lindsay Hubbard, talks about what it's like to date surrounded by cameras on the Bravo show "Summer House" and how to deal with online trolls. We learn surprising facts about queefing and find out how men are Airdropping dick pics to women on the subway. Then we help a listener decide what to do about her boyfriend who won't add her on Facebook and another who is upset her bff spilled information about her relationship.


This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron, Adam and Eve and Le Tote.

Avoid Getting Duped ft. Impractical Jokers producer Casey Jost  

We dive into the nitty gritty of when it's okay to snoop on your partner and get into the mindset of a ghoster. Then we discuss whether or not it’s okay to get divorced over disagreeing about Trump, how you can tell someone is depressed from their Instagram filters & we role play one of the craziest conversations one of our listeners had on a dating app!


This episode is sponsored by Lola, Adam and Eve and Care/of.

Juggling It All ft. comedian Joe Schiappa  

We bring one of our former sketch teachers on to talk about how to juggle a busy life and dating. Then we find out why younger guys aren't as into boobs any more and a new app that’s basically a Tinder for moms. A listener confides that she was dating a serial liar and another needs help moving on from a guy who has a new girlfriend but still sends her flowers.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace, Care/of and BarkBox.

Dealing With Ghosters  

Laura and Angela dig deep into dealing with ghosters and other new phenomenons like "bread crumbing" and "love bombing." We both discuss how our significant others deal with us when we're at our worst (aka: throwing up on a rooftop) and help a listener decipher whether a message from a guy on OKCupid is a sexual innuendo or just plain creepy.


This episode is sponsored by Adam and Eve, Lola and Care/of.

Some People Are Just Good on Paper  

Laura and her husband deal with morbidity when they work on their wills and awkwardly discuss their death wishes while Angela attends a Quaker-style wedding and learns she never wants one. We learn about spanking therapy and help a listener who is struggling with how to hang with two friends she likes but not their "lame" roommate. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron and Le Tote.

Finding the Fun  

Angela's boss offers to pay her to Bumble for him and Laura's friend decides to tell a guy the truth – that she's not into him – only to wish she'd ghosted him instead. We discuss a man who gets internet shamed after his InstaPost about his curvy wife and Tinder tells it's users to lose their tiger selfies. This episode is sponsored by Adam and Eve, RXBar and Care/Of!

Make Your Summer Fling a Thing  

Laura's terrified of her husband going on vacation and Angela has an identity crisis when she realizes she's attracted to a new male body type. We discuss the time of year most people have sex and the most sexually adventurous cities in America and read some of the craziest messages our listeners have gotten recently. This episode is sponsored by Rent the Runway Unlimited and Squarespace.

You Got Benched ft. Alana Heiss, Jillian Turecki, Sherry Vine  

We find out pornhub.com's biggest trends of the last 10 years and we help a listener who isn't sure how to tell her date she's riding the crimson tide (a.k.a. she's on her period). We're joined by a power trio of three former guests this week: unicorn Alana Heiss, relationship coach Jillian Turecki and drag queen Sherry Vine. This episode is sponsored by Adam and Eve, Le Tote and Care Of.

Getting Grateful  

Angela discusses a recent fight with her boyfriend after she admitted her celebrity crush. We talk about the four sexual deal breakers women can't deal with and what will happen when Tinder lets you see everyone who has right swiped you. Then we help a listener decide whether or not to date her ex's best friend. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron, Rent the Runway Unlimited and Squarespace.

Dating with a Disability ft. Disability Expert Ali Arena  

Speech language pathologist and disability expert Ali Arena joins us to talk about dating with disabilities. We discuss whether or not to put your disability in a dating profile and how sexual assistants are helping disabled Czechs fulfill their “right to sex.” We also help a listener who is losing weight struggle with dating confidence and another listener who is frustrated over all the grammatical errors on dating profiles. This episode is sponsored by Aaptiv, Lola, and Care Of. Contact our guest at: www.littlespeechgems.com

Find Your Inner Zen ft. Relationship Coach Jillian Turecki  

We're joined by yoga teacher and certified relationship coach Jillian Turecki who fills us in on what it was like training with her guru Tony Robbins. We discuss the pros and cons of creating a relationship contract and find out why many teens are using the pull-out method (spoiler: it doesn't work!). Then we also help a listener figure out how to update his dating profile to say he's "spiritual" without attracting a bunch of religious people. This episode is sponsored by Adam and Eve, Le Tote and Rent the Runway.

100th Episode Blind Date Special  

We set up two strangers on a blind date and make them read the "36 Questions to fall in love" to find out if we've learned enough about dating over 100 episodes to make two strangers fall for each other. We also discuss the most common reasons people stay friends with an ex and find out the most common porn search typos by state. Then we get updates on some of our listeners over the past 100 episodes! This episode is brought to you by Aaptive and Care/of!

Getting Technosexually Savvy  

We help a listener who doesn't want to have kids figure out how to confess this news to her new boyfriend. We also discuss the 13 places all adventurous couples should have sex and whether watching relationships on reality shows are good or bad for us. Sexologist and author of the book Single But Dating, Dr. Nikki Goldstein, returns to the podcast! This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron.

How to Survive Monogamy ft. Couples Therapist Andy Horning  

Laura and Angela get a free couples therapy lesson from Elephant Talk podcast host Andy Horning. We talk about open marriages, how to avoid relationship boredom and what to do when your sex life is not so hot. Then we help a listener who's crush has committed the ultimate sin: TV show cheating! This episode is sponsored by Adam & Eve, Aaptiv, and Care Of

Breaking Up Isn't Hard to Do  

Angela confesses to Laura that she has a work crush and the girls learn why masterbating on your period is a great idea. We read some of the most outrageous messages sent to a listener and help another listener decide whether she should go out with a guy who sent an "accidental" offensive text. This episode is sponsored by Adam & Eve and Le Tote.

Create Your Own Adventure ft. Girlcrush  

Laura and Angela are joined by Girlcrush comedy duo and actresses Caileigh Scott & Jacklyn Collier who dish about all of their dates with Britney Spears' co-star, villains in the news and ladies. We also learn about a new military grade sex toy and help a listener decide whether to ask her chiropractor out. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron, Aaptiv and Adam & Eve.

Bonding with Strangers Is Hard  

Angela gets unwanted attention from an admirer at work and Laura helps a friend message a match on Bumble. Then we help a listener decide whether she should take on her crush's skydiving sport and another listener confront a married man she's dating. We close out this episode by strategizing how to break the ice with strangers. This episode is sponsored by MVMT watches and Adam & Eve.

Not Everything Goes As Planned  

Laura and Angela divulge their own personal circumstances that have not gone as planned (Laura found out she's missing organs! Angela finds out that temping sucks!) and how it's affected their relationships. We discuss a new study about a quick trick to get over breakups, read horrendous online messages and help a listener decide what she should do about her sig other who's been posting sleazy Snapchats. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Aaptiv

Late Bloomers Still Bloom  

Laura and Angela talk about their own early and late "blooming" milestones and Angela divulges a Big-O secret (spoiler alert: she didn't learn to masturbate until college!). They also talk about bidets, a new app for "smart people" and they help a listener with a big guilty secret: she didn't tell her friends about her boyfriend and now wants to lean on them for the breakup. This episode was sponsored by Blue Apron & Le Tote.

We All Have a History ft. guest host producer (and Laura's husband) Nic Rad  

Things get personal when Laura "interrogates" her husband (who guest co-hosts for Angela) on the inner workings of their marriage, and whether or not he cares about her baggage and history. We also talk about why you maybe shouldn't share your porn tastes to your partner and we help a listener with a terrifying stalker situation. This episode is sponsored by Lola and Aaptiv.

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