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The Great Love Debate with Brian Howie

The Great Love Debate is the World's #1 Dating & Relationship Podcast! Based on the nationally-touring series of live shows, it is hosted by America's Number 1 Dating Enthusiast - Great Love Debate creator Brian Howie - who is joined each week in-studio by Celebrity Guests and the world's most dynamic voices on love, dating, sex, and relationships! Listen in as we raise some questions, find some answers, and have a whole lot of fun as we attempt to answer the question "Why is Everyone Still Single?" Check out our live tour schedule at http://GreatLoveDebate.com!

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GLD 076 - Kaitlyn Bristowe from "The Bachelor"

TV's favorite Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe surprises The Debate Team with some shocking show revelations, smart advice on being authentic, the differences between dating in your 20s versus in your 30s, how to be real on reality TV, and what's ahead in love and life for her and Shawn!


30 Jan 2017

Rank #1

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GLD 190 - The Beginning Of The Beginning

Do you really wanna…get started? The Debate Team gives you everything you need to start down the road to love!  How to begin, the questions to raise, the answers to seek, the curiosity to want, the relationships to renew, the happiness to find, the partners to keep, and so much more!


1 Apr 2019

Rank #2

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GLD 191 - Planet Of The Apps

Is there no turning back - and have we turned the corner - when it comes to online dating?  "Mom vs. Matchmaker" star Carmelia Ray and digital dating innovator Cyr Mongo drop by to dish on how we got here, what the future is, what's new, what's next, and what's now when it comes to dating apps and developments - and how you can find success!


8 Apr 2019

Rank #3

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GLD 197 - The Ties That Bind

What makes a perfect partnership? Eliza Orlins from "Amazing Race"  and Erin Davis from "Bubbies Know Best" join The Debate Team to dive into what makes a relationship click, how to take it to the next level, the things that matter, the stuff to leave behind, dealing with dealbreakers, communicating with clarity, evolving with purpose, the difference between hopes and goals, and much, much more!

1hr 4mins

20 May 2019

Rank #4

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GLD 196 - Giving It All Up

Does absence make the heart grow...stronger? Author Kacie Main joins Brian in Washington DC to dish on going without, growing within, tuning out the noise, finding your inner purpose, discovering what matters, and why doing the wrong thing is sometimes the best thing. Plus - why we named the Nation's Capital "America's Best City To Find Love" for 2019!


13 May 2019

Rank #5

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GLD 179 - The Path Of The Perfect Partner

Want to get better at compromising, navigating, communicating, and negotiating with your partner? "When You Least Expect It" author Jen Glantz returns to The Debate Team to share all her tricks and techniques, and talks about her unique social experiment that just might be the perfect way to learn, live, and love!


14 Jan 2019

Rank #6

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Best of GLD: How To Man Up

In this classic show which Medium named one of the "Top 10 Podcast Episodes of 2016",  Brian & celebrity dating coach Laurel House reveal the all secrets to being a better dater! Your compete guide to taking a chance, throwing out the rules, improving your odds, the best pickup lines - and how to master the art of the compliment.


15 Nov 2016

Rank #7

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GLD 134 - The Dating Commandments (Part 2)

Brian releases Part 2 of his groundbreaking Dating Commandments - listen, save, ingest, practice, memorize, share...and watch your love life change forever!


5 Mar 2018

Rank #8

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GLD 108 - Sexy Time With Becca Tobin & Jaclyn Marfuggi

"Glee" star Becca Tobin returns along with comedian Jaclyn Marfuggi to take on sexy Listener Letters! Add more sex to her style, less sex to your salutations, crazy climaxes, how to call her back, the art of getting him to the altar, and more!


28 Aug 2017

Rank #9

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GLD 169 - The Best & Worst Cities To Find Love 2018

Our annual rundown of the best and worst cities in America to find love! We count down and rank the enthusiasm, the opportunities, the obstacles, the men, the women, and the places that turn dates into relationships. Everything you need to discover where to go...or when to leave!


5 Nov 2018

Rank #10

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GLD 185 - State Of Confusion

Brian heads to New York City where he is joined by comedian Jason Salmon and "Millionaire Matchmaker" co-host Marisa Saks to dish on keeping it real, flying coach, interesting accents, facial hair preferences, receiving compliments, southern charm, being genuine, taking things too far, and making the most of any opportunity!

1hr 4mins

25 Feb 2019

Rank #11

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GLD 180 - A Study In Contradictions

Does your partner say one thing and do another? Think one thing and want another? Do one thing and not another? "Millionaire Matchmaker" co-host Marisa Saks joins Brian to answer your Listener Letters and dish the dirt on communication breakdowns, unresolved differences, definitive deal-breakers, and heightened hypocrisy!

1hr 2mins

20 Jan 2019

Rank #12

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GLD 061 - Where All The Good Men Are

Brian and The Debate Team take a deep dive into dating demographics to reveal why there are more good men than at any time in history, the truth about statistics, where to go to find your mate, the best way to meet your best match, the real reason women have trouble identifying quality men, the difference between a good guy and a nice guy, and the one easy (and necessary) change to solve your dating dilemmas. Plus, we examine Jon Birger's terrific book "Date-Onomics: How Dating Became A Lopsided Numbers Game"!

1hr 2mins

18 Sep 2016

Rank #13

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GLD 139 - You Are Who You Aren't

You want to know who they are, but do you really know who you are? Brian heads to Seattle and takes a deep dive into self-discovery with dating gurus Marina Lavochin and Rachel Paz.  Wake up calls, surprising developments, forks in the road, living without regret, changing your course, mileposts that matter, trying new paths, and how to find the life you love - and the love of your life - starting now!

1hr 2mins

9 Apr 2018

Rank #14

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GLD 112 - Get Exactly What You Want

The Debate Team heads to Seattle to reveal how to get the answers you seek, what questions really matter, how to jump-start your love mojo, when guys finally grow up, what women need to do better, and the one decision everyone needs to make right now!


25 Sep 2017

Rank #15

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GLD 222 - America's Worst Cities To Find Love 2019

Which cities are going the wrong way, have lost their way, and can't get out of their own way when it comes to love and relationships? The Debate Team lays out the 10 dating duds for 2019 - everything you need to know about every place you don't want to live! Plus, is there such a thing as dating out of your league?


11 Nov 2019

Rank #16

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GLD 125 - Train Your Men

Brian unveils his groundbreaking and controversial "Require & Reward" method for getting what you want from your guy and from your relationship; and is joined by "America's Wingwoman" Erin Davis to discuss setting the course, raising the bar, and reaping the benefits of lasting love! Plus, The Debate Team decides who would be more difficult to date - Siri or Alexa?


25 Dec 2017

Rank #17

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GLD 177 - LIVE at the Hollywood Improv w/ Johnny Bananas, Rachel McCord, Andrea Lowell & more!

The GLD tour heads home to Los Angeles for another hilarious sold-out show at the world-famous Hollywood Improv!  Listen in for all the laughs, lunacy, and love from our live audience in LaLa Land!

1hr 9mins

31 Dec 2018

Rank #18

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GLD 161 - Stop Settling For Single

You aren't single because you refuse to settle, you are single because you have chosen to settle! Brian breaks it all down and lays out the definitive path to your maximum happiness - changing your mindset, recognizing your reality, understanding your opportunities, forgetting about closure, finding the right road, and kickstarting your confidence to get into the relationship you definitely want and deserve. Plus, an original take on an old issue - the dinner check!


10 Sep 2018

Rank #19

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GLD 132 - Wants & Needs

The Debate Team takes on all your hopes, dreams, hangups, desires,  and, a long list of wants and needs! What it means to be a complete person, what a great partner can really do, how to decide what really fulfills, the role of sex in a relationship, and what is the healthiest recipe for growing love!


19 Feb 2018

Rank #20