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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    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!

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    We're talking all about how to get out of that relationship cycling that is on again off again relationships and why people end up in them in the first place. Angela talks about a friend who ended up on a date with a married guy and Laura talks about her hairstylist's ex drama. In dating news we discuss a dating app with an “anti-ghosting” feature & why millennials are ruining divorce. Then we dive into the mailbox to answer your listener questions including a listener who can’t get a text back and a listener who thinks her on again/off again BF is her soulmate because he was the first person she slept with.This episode is brought to you by Care/Of, Kopari Deodorant, and RobinHood!

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    We welcome clinical psychologist and cognitive-behaviorist and author of “A Path To Sustainable Life Satisfaction” Dr. Jennifer Guttman. We talk all about ways to find more contentment and satisfaction in your life and why happiness shouldn't necessarily be the goal. In dating news we discuss a major way your parents can screw up your love life & the therapeutic effects of sleeping with an ex. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who feels like an outcast for never having been in a relationship and a male listener who wants to know if he should use dating apps to make female friends.This week's episode is brought to you by Quip, Tipsy Elves and Blue Apron!

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    This week we’re talking about finding the thankful and gratitude in the little things when it comes to dating. Angela talks about her hairstylist's crazy date where she got puked on and Laura talks about a gym pooper. In dating news we discuss why lot’s of relationships don’t make it past the November hump & the best and worst cities for single ladies. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who wants advice how to flirt at a wedding and another who wants to know why she doesn’t feel bad after crushing heartsThis week's episode is brought to you by Care Of, Talkspace, and Squarespace!

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    This week we talk all about how to deal with people who lie and the different types of lies – which ones are okay and which ones are deal breakers. Angela talks about the case of her missing vibrators and Laura talks about going on a new parents retreat. In dating news, we discuss how Bumble is prioritizing user self-care & how often people lie. Then we answer your listener questions, including a listener who has suddenly become “the side hoe” and another listener getting mixed signals from a fuck boi.This week's episode is brought to you by Lola, Brooklinen, and Kopari Deodorant!

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    We invite Jenna Birch, author of "The Love Gap: A Radical Plan to Win In Life and Love," to the show to talk about what men and women look for, great conversation starters and the latest dating research. In dating news we discuss a study about gender stereotypes in the dating world & how many days it takes people to swap numbers on an app. Then we answer your listener questions including a guy who wants to know what women notice when they see a man’s apartment for the first time and a listener who keeps getting ghosted on apps after exchanging phone numbers..This week's episode is brought to you by Care Of, Simple Health, and Away!

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    We welcome intuitive dating coach & medium Nikki Novo to talk all about fate, chakras, channeling spirit guides, reading energy and whether we can answer the question: will I be alone forever? In dating news we discuss signs your partner might be emotionally unavailable & the surprising job that single women on Tinder are really into. In the mailbox we answer a listener who wants to know whether to give her long distance bf the ultimatum and another listener who doesn’t know what to do about her work crush. This week's episode is brought to you by Shoe Dazzle, Quip, Robinhood, and Blue Apron!

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    This week we talk about getting out of your comfort zone and dating someone who is your opposite! Angela talks about discussing circumcision with Brits at a bar and Laura talks about getting turned on by seeing Nic as a dad. In dating news, we discuss why monogamy might be more difficult for women than men & how a woman convinced a man on Tinder they had the same phone number. Then we answer your listener questions, including one listener who is dating a nice guy for once and isn’t sure if she’s into it and another who is worried about religious differences with her guy. This week's episode is brought to you by Talkspace, Kopari Deodorant, and Follain!

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    We welcome authors of the new book "Mr. Nice Guy" and real-life couple Jason Feifer and Jennifer Miller to talk all about communication, how to give sexual feedback and more! In dating news we discuss the cost of the average date by state & what “we-talk” is and why it’s linked to happier relationships. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who wants to know if it’s normal for exes to crawl out of the woodwork once you get engaged and a listener who wants to know if she should continue sleeping with her co-worker.

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    This week we welcome licensed couples’ counselor, nationally certified sex therapist and author of "Sex Without Stress" Jessa Zimmerman to answer all of our sex questions: how often should you have sex, how to talk to your partner when you have differing sex drives and what questions you should ask each other. In dating news we discuss why masturbation needs to be taught in sex ed & why making your bed might lead to a better sex life. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who thinks her boyfriend’s sex requests are too blunt & another who’s man needs constant sex validation.This week's episode is brought to you by Lola, Squarespace, and Kopari!

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    This week we talk all about how to deal with online creepers – whether to ghost or call them out! Angela discusses an awkward experience with a bikini waxer and Laura talks about the art of "mirroring" with new mommy friends. In dating news we discuss the percentage of people who fall in love on airplanes & why STDs are at an all time high. Then we’re diving into a special creep-themed edition of the mailbox to read how some of our listeners have clapped back at creeps in person and online.This week's episode is brought to you by Stitch Fix, Care Of, and Blue Apron!