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

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 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.

Find Your Inner Zen ft. 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.

You Aren't Changing Your Scenery  

On this week's episode we discuss how gummy bears could cause a breakup and how weed affects your sex life. Then we answer a listener who is deathly allergic to cats and just accepted a Bumble date with a cat owner. Should she risk anaphylactic shock for love?! This week's episode is brought to you by MVMT Watches and Squarespace.

Kinking Up Your Love Life ft. Dominatrix Jenny Nordbak (and guest host Nic Rad)  

We're shaking things up this week! Laura is out of town, so Producer Nic steps in to join Angela in an interview with former dominatrix-to-the-stars Jenny Nordbak! We find out what you should wear to an interview at a sex dungeon, the benefits of a blindfold in the bedroom, and why it's actually healthy to have crushes when you're in a relationship. This week's episode is brought to you by Adam & Eve and Squarespace.

Introverts Can Date Too  

This week, we ask whether it's okay to sleep with your boyfriend in your parents' house and find five ways to be better in bed. Then we give you some tips on trying to figure out if someone is an introvert or if they just hate you. This week's episode is brought to you by Adam & Eve, Lyft, and MVMT.

Love Yourself First  

This week we blow your mind with the truth about bra sizes (no one knows their correct one!), break down the three types of porn users in the world, and cheer on a listener who told off the skeeziest jerk on Tinder. This week's episode is brought to you by Thred Up, Blue Apron and Le Tote.

Focus on Your Intentions ft. Relationship expert James Rohr  

Relationship expert and acupuncturist to the stars James Rohr joins us this week to teach us about a holistic approach to manifesting the relationship you want. He also tells us what the colors of our tongues mean and shares stories from his time apprenticing for a Native American shaman. Then we counsel a listener who thinks owning a house is turning off men. This week's episode is brought to you by Beach Body, Squarespace, and Mott & Bow.

Live from SXSW: People Be Creepin  

We are live from SXSW! We help an audience member who's new boyfriend has a hot 19-year-old son. We also learn about the world's first "smart condom," and take a look at some of the creepiest online messages our listeners have received in a game called "Serial Killer or Tinder Creep?" This week's episode is brought to you by Lola, Lyft, and Squarespace.

Ignore The Haters  

This week Laura is triggered by a toilet seat, we find out why freezing your genitals is a new trend, and we play a game called "Who's Sipping the Haterade?" (spoiler: turns out more than one Disney character was kind of a hater). This week's episode is brought to you by ThredUp, Blue Apron, and Beach Body.

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