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 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!

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    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

  • This Is Why You're Single

    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.

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    This week we talk all about what happens when you want to date an ex's friend. Dating in the friend circle is tricky – and we break down when it's cool and when it's not cool. In dating news we discuss tips for rejecting an online suitor & why some couples are creating dating prenups. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who wants to date an ex’s friend and another who wants to know if she’s on the bench. Angela books a wedding venue and Laura gets asked to be a bridesmaid! This week's episode is brought to you by HelloFresh, BioClarity, and CareOf!

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    This week we welcome host and EP of Viceland's TV series SLUTEVER and author of the book Slutever, Karley Sciortino, to discuss all about exploring sexuality, strippers, sex positivity and more! In dating news Tumblr loses users after banning porn & and we discuss the dating app Feeld. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who can’t forget her bf’s sexual past and another listener who wants to know how to let a complicated hookup down. This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace, Bioclarity, and Brooklinen!

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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!

  • This Is Why You're Single

    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!

  • This Is Why You're Single

    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!