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 welcome comedian Andrea Allan who just released her new EP Gonzo on iTunes. We talk about owning your flaws and short comings and ridding your life of toxic people who make your mess even messier. In dating news we discuss why the millennial sex recession is BS & what happened when a woman accidentally sent a photo of her fiancé's penis during their engagement announcement. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is getting slut-shamed by her BF’s friends and another listener who enjoyed her first three-way a little too much. This week's episode is brought to you by Clone-A-Willy, BioClarity, and Lola!

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    This week we talk about how to handle someone who won't commit to you: whether to give an ultimatum and what to say to a flip flopper. Angela talks about Ian getting hit on at a bachelor party and Laura talks about overhearing a teenager's commentary about her mom group. In dating news we discuss why smaller diamond rings are all the rage & how to bullyproof yourself. Then we answer your listener questions, including a listener whose crush won’t commit and a listener who tries to set up an old fling with a friend and fails. This week's episode is brought to you by Talkspace, Squarespace, and Quip!

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    This week we talk about tips for dating when you've moved to a new place. In dating news we discuss why you should dump your “toyfriend” & why Hinge got a bump with gay users. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who got dumped after moving to a new state and another listener who found out her friend and her were being pursued by the same guy! Angela's friends do an engagement shoot with their dog and later found out the dog had a giant boner the entire time and Laura talks about being into "old people" stuff with Nic. This episode is brought to you by BruMate, CareOf, Clone A Willy, and Zola!

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    This week we talk about how to observe cues and signals from people to know if they're into you or not and we give both good and bad examples of real life pickups. In dating news we discuss eight things long term couples do & a new study shows that 70% of singles want a serious relationship. Then we answer your listener questions including a guy who wants to know how to strike up a convo with a stranger and another listener who wants to know if she needs to tell her new guy that she’s sexually active with someone else. Angela find out Ian is into her wonky eye and Laura goes on double baby dates. This week's episode is brought to you by Candid, Brooklinen, and ThirdLove!

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    It's hard to be the one to say sorry so we give you tips on how to do it! Be the bigger person! Angela talks about getting her but waxed and Laura talks about loving her child versus loving Nic. In dating news a woman does a divorce photo shoot & we give tips on how to make your dating profile stand out. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener trying to forgive a cheater and another listener worried about seeing her ex at graduation. This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace, BioClarity, and HelloFresh!

  • This Is Why You're Single

    This week we talk about how to turn down a date you weren't that into without feeling guilted on going on another date just to be nice. In dating news we discuss phrases that can cause trust issues & the drugs people like to mix with sex. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is afraid she is being too picky and another listener who got into a relationship even tho he knew there was no spark. Angela talks about how choosing a therapist is kind of like dating and Laura tells an inspiring dating story she heard this week. This week's episode is brought to you by Storyworth, Quip, and Lola!

  • This Is Why You're Single

    This week we dive into what happens when you overthink things and how it can affect relationships. Angela talks about her friends' partners doing their hair and then we get serious: we discuss what to do when you and a family member have very different views on abortion. In dating news Facebook has a new dating feature & we tell you how much people gossip a day on average. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who’s got menu anxiety and another listener who got a booty call from a cross country match and doesn’t know it. This week's episode is brought to you by SquareSpace, Care/Of, and MVMT!

  • This Is Why You're Single

    It's our 200th podcast episode!!! We invite our significant others back to the show to celebrate - producer and Laura's husband, Nic, and Angela's fiance, Ian. First we let them grill us on love, life and the podcast before we turn the tables on them and ask them all our burning questions (like, what do you love most about us). In dating news we discuss how short guys fair on dating apps & how to talk to people. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who wants to know if its too early to move in with her boyfriend and another listener who is uncomfortable with her roommate's SO being over at their pad solo. This episode is sponsored by Care/Of and Raycon!

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    This week we talk about everyone's greatest fear: scaring someone off too soon. Can you actually scare them and how? In dating news we discuss 9 facts about your clitoris & why you might not be as good at kissing as you think. Then we answer your listener questions including two listeners worried about scaring people if they bring up the “what are we?” question. Angela gives an update to a story a out a cannibal date and Laura's friend brings sex toys to a date night. This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace, Bio Clarity, and Brooklinen!

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    This week we talk about how to help a friend through a rough breakup. In dating news we discuss female condoms & how you should respond if your ex texts you. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who isn’t sure she should be dating if she’s not over her ex. Angela talks about how her horoscope is freaking her out about her wedding and Laura talks about strangers judging her as a mother. This week's episode is brought to you by Care/Of and Away!

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    This week we talk about how to approach awkward conversations and reveal some of our most awkward convos we've ever had. In dating news we discuss why Americans are having less sex & new data that shows more than half of young people in America don’t have a romantic partner. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who doesn’t know how to tell a guy she had sex with that it wasn’t good and another who wants to tell her boyfriend to keep his dog off the bed. Angela reveals a secret trick that helps her stay polite on dates she doesn't want to be on with Ian and Laura tries to figure out how much TMI is too much with babysitters. This week's episode is brought to you by Storyworth, Quip, Squarespace, and Care/Of

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    This week we talk about how to reach out to people in their DMs! Maybe you know them already, maybe they're strangers, maybe you have a friend in common – either way, there is a way to do it and not be creepy! Angela's friend gets engagement boobs instead of a ring and Laura learns about scheduling time to swipe from a stranger. In dating news we discuss the new way teens are using Google Docs to message each other & why dating app addiction might hurt your chance of finding love. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who wants to slide into DMs without being creepy and another listener who already slid and wants to know how to keep the convo going. This week's episode is brought to you by Myro and Raycon!

  • This Is Why You're Single

    This week we discuss what to do when you and your significant other are on different pages about major life decisions. In dating news we discuss how to talk to your roommate about their loud sex noises & a blunt text message goes viral. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is dating a guy that’s not over his ex and another listener dating a guy with baby mama drama. Angela gets #foodie engagement photos and Laura's cute baby gets her a discount on clothes. This week's episode is brought to you by Brooklinen, BioClarity, and Squarespace!

  • This Is Why You're Single

    What happens when three independent, progressive women find themselves waiting for their significant others to propose? We tell you! This week we welcome @bigkidproblems influencer and podcast Sarah Merrill back to the show to discuss. In dating news one man wonders if he can put a restrictions on an engagement ring & more people aren’t following the three-month salary rule anymore. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who wants advice on setting boundaries with her fiance hanging with female friends. This week's episode is brought to you by Zola, Care/Of, and Lola

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    This week we discuss tips for getting rid of people and things in your life that don't bring you joy! In dating news a woman finds out a man was dating her as a dare & sex robots are a hot trend in porn. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who wants to know how to turn down a new friendship and another who is trying to get over a toxic ex. Angela has an ex who friends her on Facebook eight years after their breakup and Laura makes date night with her husband a priority.