This Is Why You're Single

with Laura Lane and Angela Spera

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

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    This week we talk all about making priorities and finding the time to date. Laura and Angela talk about trying out the new Calexotics sex toys and Angela becomes the queen of a bachelorette party. In dating news: a man proposes to his girlfriend after she stabbed him 13 times & online dating scams cost Americans $143 million. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener dealing with her anger issues and another wondering why it’s always the guys she isn’t into that much who are chasing her down.This week's episode is brought to you by Adam & Eve, Postmates, and Lola!

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    We discuss how to recover from a cheater: not bringing that baggage into a new relationship, cutting the cheater off on social and emotionally recovering (it's not your fault!). Then Angela tells a horrifying true crime dating tale that terrifies Laura. In dating news we discuss a woman who went viral after a guy she met on the train tracked down her phone number & the best places to get married in 2019. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who found a “disturbing” photo on her boyfriend’s phone and a listener who is trying to work it out with her cheating BF. This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace and Adam & Eve!

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    We are talking all about rocking the boat in relationships: shaking things up for the good or the bad and when and when not to do it! Angela tells a story about her friend who got in a fight with a guy on Tinder and Laura has her first post-pregnancy period. In dating news we discuss what happens when a guy sends his wife a spreadsheet of her excuses to not have sex & the best and worst states for singles in 2019. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who isn’t sure whether to have a threesome with her husband and another who catches her date’s friends spying on her. This week's episode is brought to you by ThirdLove, CafeOf, and Postmates!

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    This week we talk about what happens when you go from friends to lovers. Sometimes it goes great and other times it can be a major miss! Angela talks about fighting for control in the kitchen with Ian and Laura talks about using the podcast to send Nic hints about their relationship. In dating news, Serena Williams partners with Bumble & a comedy writer comes up with new dating terms inspired by Catfishing. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who just started dating her best friend and another listener who is interested in dating her friend but worries he is too short.This week's episode is brought to you by BioClarity, OkCupid, and Squarepace!

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    This week we're talking all about moving in with your partner - when to do it and tips to succeed at it! Angela talks about a bridezilla who was overheard complaining that her fiance won't wear lifts to their wedding and Laura talks about her friend's awkward situation with his housekeeper (she's crushing hard on him!). In dating news we discuss why roasting each other might make your relationship stronger and what to look for if your partner isn't ready to move in. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is worried about moving in with her bf and another whose bf is allergic to her very old cat.This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace, OK Cupid, and Joybird!

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    Happy Valentine's Day! Asking people out is HARD which is why we teach you how by role playing asking people out in different scenarios. Laura and Angela talk about their V-Day plans - the first as an engaged couple and as parents. In dating news a dating concierge service to help couples relight the spark launches & a couple gets married on their first date. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is struggling with navigating the bar scene when she’s not single and another listener who needs help messaging an old acquaintance they’ve reunited with.This week is brought to you by Adam and Eve, Honeybook, and Calm!

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    We welcome Xanet Pailet, a sex and intimacy educator, coach and the author of the new book "Living an Orgasmic Life." We talk all about what to do when you're stuck in a sexless relationship, orgasms, tantra and more. In dating news we discuss how lucid dreaming can help fulfill your sexual fantasies & what constitutes “normal” sex. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who doesn’t know where she stands with a guy she’s seeing and a listener whose guy never “finishes.”This week's episode is brought to you by Adam and Eve, Care Of, and MVMT!

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    This week we talk all about moving on from a breakup including why you shouldn't post braggy pics on social media and how long it's okay to cry it out. In dating news a girl uses Tinder to catch a LaCroix thief & we discuss tips about how to make a long-distance relationship work. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener whose best friend won’t let her move on from her ex and a listener who misses her ex’s dog. Angela discusses why she has trouble keeping secrets from Ian and Laura struggles over whether it's rude to not talk to her hairstylist when getting highlights. This week's episode is brought to you by ThirdLove, Adam and Eve, and MVMT!

  • This Is Why You're Single

    We’re talking all about dealbreakers today - what’s worth calling it quits and what are things you can work through. Angela talks about an over eager guy her friend was dating and Laura talks about Nic learning the gift giving language of love. In dating news we discuss the weirdest dating stats of 2018 & why the idea of “the One” is stressful. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener whose BF is spending more time with his friends than with her and a listener who thinks she intimidates men. This episode is brought to you by Honeybook, Calm, and Joybird!

  • This Is Why You're Single

    We are talking how to be a good friend and give your friends dating advice without your friends getting mad or not inviting you to the wedding. In dating news we discuss how Tinder and OkCupid are changing the way they advertise & new dating terms you need to know including Grande-ing (as in Ariana). Then we answer questions from two people trying to look out for their bestie!This week's episode is brought to you by OKCupid, BioClarity, and Squarespace!

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    Resolutions don't just have to be about health and finances. We're talking sexy resolutions and how to spice things up in 2019. In dating news we discuss foreplay apps to turn your sex life up a notch & the awful ways male authors wrote about sex in 2018. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is hooking up with a dude who doesn’t like to kiss and a listener who rematched with an old fling.This week's episode is brought to you by Adam and Eve, Calm, and Care Of!

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    We welcome motivational speaker and author Kevin S. Carr to episode to talk about red flags, dating responsibly and how to watch out for dirtbags! In dating news we discuss love resolutions for the new year &how sending nudes to strangers might mean jail time. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener whose boyfriend is not suave about asking to have sex and another listener who is annoyed that her guy friends won’t stop asking her out.This episode is brought to you by ThirdLove, Honeybook, and Squarespace!

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    Happy New Year! This is our 3rd New Year, New You episode because every year is a new year to start again! We're talking resolutions and dating tips for 2019! In dating news we discuss Tinder’s dating tips for the new year & how dating has changed since 1958. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who wants advice on ice breakers for a singles event and a listener has a great clap back to a creep. This week's episode is brought to you by Zola, Quip, and Squarespace!

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    We give tips for how to survive the holidays from the road trip to nosy relatives. Angela talks about outsourcing her shopping to her bf Ian and Laura talks about her love of grooming her hubs. In dating news we discuss if Cuffing Season occurs in year-round warm climates & whether you should you breakup before or after the holidays. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who claims she’s the victim of a new phenomenon called “mosting” and another who wants to know all about having shower sex. This week's episode is brought to you by Lola, Talkspace, and StoryWorth!

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    This is a HUGE week at the podcast. Co-host Angela Spera got engaged!!! We recap their love story before Angela finally tells Laura how her boyfriend Ian proposed (hint: it involved a love note). Then Laura grills Angela on all of the annoying questions people ask immediately after you get engaged. In dating news we discuss why Prince William doesn’t wear his wedding ring & what happened when a newly engaged couple’s engagement ring fell down a NYC grate. Next we answer your listener questions including one listener who wants to know if a certain guy she’ll see at a wedding is off-limits. Then Laura fakes out Angela by submitting a question of her own. Congrats Angela & Ian!!!This week's episode is brought to you by Care Of, Away and Quip!