#48 BrainspottingHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
We have a big surprise in store for Dean this week, and it puts him face to face with one of his biggest passions. Then, we get therapist Hayley Hewitt in studio, for a brainspotting session with Dean. We hear the results of their off-air meeting, and he has a huge breakthrough about his past that helps him understand his behavior.
And we talk to Samantha Hess, who is a master cuddler, about the world of professional cuddling and she fills us in on the best ways to cuddle.
Plus, we get a full recap of Dean’s date with Tanya Rad!
#47 Like Apples and OnionsHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Taylor Nolan is back to dish about what went down during her trip to Camp Fireside with Vanessa. We hear all about the new man in her life that may convince her to move to Canada.
Then, Dean and Vanessa talk to Haley Hewitt, a marriage and family therapist. She helps explain the effects of traumatic experiences, and she offers some simple tips you can follow to improve your mental health.
And Tanya Rad stops by to talk all about her upcoming date with Dean.
#46 Stuck in a TranceHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Runner up from Rachel's season of The Bachelorette Peter Kraus is hanging out with Dean, Vanessa and Jared, and we hear his take on how to confront a ghoster and how to know when you’ve met “your person”.
Jared shares some incredible behind the scenes details from his proposal to Ashley, and he reveals a crazy secret about the ring!
Then, Dean confronts some intense emotions when he works with Hypnotist Dr. Nancy Irwin. She shares some simple tips that everyone can use in their everyday lives.
#45 I Ain't 'Fraid of No GhostsHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Dean, Jared and Vanessa head right into the haunted house, to see why people ghost each other. Elle Huerta from the Mend app calls in to help us understand the motivations behind ghosting, and has some tips on how to end relationships in a responsible way.
And do you know what “zombie-ing”, “cushioning” and “orbiting” are?? It may be happening to you right now, so listen to find out what it is, and how to stop it!
Plus, Vanessa opens up about her future as a mother, and lets her guard down about a dilemma in her life.
#44 Leading On and Breaking Up with Taylor NolanHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Taylor Nolan is hanging out with Dean, Vanessa and Jared this week, and she’s ready to tell all about her recent break up with Derek Peth. She and Dean give an exclusive look behind the scenes of what really goes down during Paradise, and she explains the one sentence that can help anyone going through a break up.
And Jared, Dean and Vanessa get into a hot debate about leading someone on vs giving mixed signals, and what Jared was guilty of before proposing to Ashley.
#43 Man with a (Wedding) PlanHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Jared is deep into wedding planning, and he's here to give Dean and Vanessa a full update on the search for a venue, and opens up about how Ashley's changed since they got engaged.
Dean confronts Jared about not getting a plus one to the big day, and hear his honest thoughts on the comparison of Colton and Tia to Dean and Kristina on Paradise.
And Vanessa fills us in on the new relationship in her life, and spills all the details on the last date she went on.
#42 Welcome Back UnglertHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Dean is finally back after his whirlwind trip around the world!
We find out the deeply personal lessons he learned about himself, and about dating while on his trip. Plus, he shares a traveling habit that will make you question everything.
And then Holly Martyn stops by, to talk about how her life changed when she challenged herself to go on 100 dates across the world.
#41 Make Do and MendHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Jared and Vanessa tackle the difficult topic of how to recover from a break up, so they brought in Elle Huerta, who created the “Mend” app, which offers tools and support for people having a tough time splitting up. You have to hear some of the easy tricks she’s learned for how to beat the temptation to call an ex.
Then, Bill Freeman and Sonya Robinson from Love Story Matchmaking, call in to talk about the benefits of using a matchmaking service, and how to explore what they call “offline dating”.
And Vanessa reveals what she’s looking for in a guy she wants to date, and we find out if its ever okay to pull an ambush FaceTime.
#40 Flipping the SwitchHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Jared is officially in wedding planning mode, and he shares some ideas he’s had for his bachelor party, and also reveals a few of the names from Bachelor Nation that will be on his wedding guest list.
From “The Seven Year Switch” on Lifetime, Charles J. Orlando stops by to give Jared and Vanessa some valuable advice about honesty and communication in a relationship. He also shares a crazy story about going undercover on Ashley Madison, and he tells us the one line everybody should have in their dating profile.
#39 Return of the StangerHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Millionaire matchmaker Patti Stanger is back! She gives Vanessa some incredible dating advice that she desperately needs. She confronts Jared about what she heard about him from Ashley, and he fires back at Patti for saying he and Ashley don’t belong together.
Then Greg Behrendt and his wife Amiira Routola, the authors behind “He’s Just Not That Into You” stop by to talk about their new book, “How to Keep Your Marriage From Sucking”, and they offer Jared some crucial advice for his upcoming marriage.
And we get a check in from Dean! All the way from Malaysia, and he shares what he’s learned about dating internationally, and he reveals if he’s been involved with anyone romantically on his trip.
#38 Engagement Fast TrackHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Jared, who is recently engaged himself, sits down with LisaReye and Anthony, who got engaged on last night’s episode of The Proposal on ABC. They talk about what it was like to make such a huge decision after a short amount of time, and how different the dating landscape is in 2018.
Then Vanessa joins in to talk about another quick proposal, from her fellow Canadian Justin Bieber. And Jared shares what upset him about Colton revealing his virginity on this week’s episode of The Bachelorette.
#37 Put a Ring on ItHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Jared is back after getting engaged to Ashley, and he’s got all the details on what went down, including some secret details about her ring.
Dean gets Jared to spill some steamy secrets about his post engagement love life, and the guys give a behind the scenes look at the breaking news that Derek Peth and Taylor Nolan have split up.
Then, they recap this week’s Bachelorette episode, and we find out if Jared and Ashley will get married on TV.
#36 Fast Food SexHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Dean and Vanessa discuss how they were blown away by Jared and Ashley’s engagement news, and we get an update on Vanessa’s love life, as well as a look into some dates that Dean has been going on.
Then they sit down with human relationship exper Dr. Wendy Walsh, and she gives Dean an honest look at his “marriage readiness”.
We also find out the test that Vanessa put every guy through on the first date.
#35 Break Up Like a ProHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Dean, Jared and Vanessa discuss the whirlwind relationship of Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson, and Jared tells us if he’s ready to take his relationship to the next level.
Then they’re joined by Chelsea Leigh Trescott, a break-up expert, for some help on how to not suck at breaking up.
And, after reflecting on their experiences with The Bachelor, they talk about if it’s okay to date a friend’s ex.
#34 Exes & FriendsHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Dean, Vanessa and Jared talk about if you should be friends with your ex, and Dean shares his policy of blocking all his exes on social media.
Then they recap the new episode of The Bachelorette, and Dean offers some inside info on the drama between Colton and Tia. And Jared shares a very intimate detail about his relationship with Ashley.
#33 Dirty DancingHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Jared opens up to Vanessa about a recent Hawaiian vacation with girlfriend Ashley. He spills all the details on the romantic getaway and the compromising position housekeeping caught them in!
Author, Heather Monahan, calls in. She and the gang discuss confidence in dating, and how Vanessa can apply it to her own love life. And Dean still sucks at dating whether he lives in a small town or the big city.
#32 Love ClubHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
After keeping it under wraps for months, Jared talks about a huge emotional breakthrough, and tells Vanessa and Dean who he’s dating, which leaves everyone in tears
Then they talk to matchmaker Kailen Rosenberg from “The Lodge Social Club” about dating apps, and opening a club for single people to meet and find love.
#31 Camp CrushesHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Jared and Vanessa learn about “Camp No Counselors”, where you can play like a kid, and party like an adult.
Then on the other side of the spectrum, venture capitalist Jesse Draper with the ultimate advice on how to avoid financial arguments when starting a new relationship.
And if you’ve ever wanted to be on The Bachelor, you won’t want to miss when Allison Kaz calls in. She’s casting a new show for Fox that’s kind of like a “grown up” version of The Bachelor. She’s looking for ladies that are sick of dating and are ready to start a family with a serious partner.
#30 Dating EtiquetteHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Dean addresses the rumors that are swirling around about who he may or may not be romantically involved with, now that he’s single.
Then, Vanessa and Dean sit down with Julian Clark from EVite, who is an expert in dating and party etiquette. He teaches Dean and Vanessa what to do if you run into an ex, and how to “ghost” a party.
And Alexis Waters (is she a shark or a dolphin?) hangs out to share how she stopped sucking at dating, and met the man of her dreams.
#29 From Matchmaker to MarriageHelp! I Suck at Dating with Dean, Vanessa and Jared add
Vanessa, Dean & Jared dive in head first to try and figure out the best way to meet somebody.
Right off the bat, Matchmaker Tammi Pickle calls in, and since she works with successful and wealthy clients, she knows the most effective ways to meet a quality partner.
Then, Dean’s friends Tiffany Au and Caleb Remington stop by the studio, to share how they made their wedding “The Greatest Wedding Ever Donated”.