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This Is Why You're Single

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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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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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396 Ratings
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It’s like getting together with friends, love these gals!

By lionallie - May 16 2019
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This podcast has been on my weekly rotation for almost 3 years now - I can’t stay away!

Awesome

By Cashmere_Plum11 - May 01 2019
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Love this discussions and the stories, thank you!

iTunes Ratings

396 Ratings
Average Ratings
248
48
20
29
51

It’s like getting together with friends, love these gals!

By lionallie - May 16 2019
Read more
This podcast has been on my weekly rotation for almost 3 years now - I can’t stay away!

Awesome

By Cashmere_Plum11 - May 01 2019
Read more
Love this discussions and the stories, thank you!

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This Is Why You're Single

Updated 7 days ago

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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.

Rank #1: Moving On

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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!

Jan 30 2019

46mins

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Rank #2: Never Settle

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This week we talk about never settling and how to know if you're settling (it can be different for different people!). In dating news a woman writes a viral essay about calling off her wedding & we discuss whether certain wedding traditions have a place in 2019. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is letting her insecurities dictate who she dates and another listener who is stuck in a relationship that is not making her happy. Angela is worried she'll be murdered when Ian isn't home and Laura talks about an old couple she became obsessed with on vacation.

This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace and Care Of!

Sep 04 2019

45mins

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Rank #3: How Much Is TMI

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We dive deep into oversharing: when to relay information while keeping mystery and boundaries and still being open and comfortable with a new date or your significant other. Angela shares a story about the time she mistook her boyfriend for an intruder and Laura shares one TMI-benefit to being pregnant. In dating news we talk about how women feel about using a condom on their period and how many hours it takes to make a friend. Then we dive into the mailbox where we read a poetic OkCupid message and help a guy who doesn’t know how to dump his girlfriend.

This episode is sponsored by Adam and Eve, Away and Blue Apron.

Apr 25 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #4: You're Dating a Man Child ft. Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld

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This week the girls welcome the HeadGum founding fathers Jake and Amir to the podcast and get their highly coveted dating advice. We review the Burning Man missed connections, an app for bacon lovers, and what it means to be a Man Child. It turns out that both Jake and Amir are real grown ups. Oh and remember that time that Jake and Laura went to Burning Man together? Needless to say, this episode gets very real.
This episode was brought to you by Ball Park Beef Jerky and Blue Apron.

Oct 14 2015

52mins

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Rank #5: Dating Is Hard

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This week we talk about all the ways dating is hard and ways you can start to feel a bit better about it (and make it easier on yourself!). In dating news we talk about a man who could go to prison for “dining-and-dashing” on dates & why we sometimes feel sad after sex. Then we answer your listener questions including how to handle a 40-year-old lifeguard fuckboy and whether or not it’s okay to ask a girl to hang if she dumped you. Angela talks about her friend who traveled alone and why that should inspire daters to do the same and Laura talks about all of the TMI convos she's having with her new mom friends.


This episode is sponsored by: Blue Apron and Care/of and Stitch Fix!

Sep 05 2018

49mins

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Rank #6: You're in the Friendzone ft. Catie Lazarus

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Catie Lazarus (host of Employee of the Month podcast) joins us as we learn about Tinder's most right-swiped jobs, what happens when you hook up with a friend and how to dump someone before you even meet them.
This week's episode is sponsored by Blue Apron and Lonely and Horny, Jake and Amir's new series on Vimeo!

May 11 2016

50mins

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Rank #7: Squirting and Sex Tips ft. sex coach Kenneth Play

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Sex coach Kenneth Play joins the podcast to teach us everything he knows about sex, orgasms, hand jobs, blowjobs, tantric, squirting ...basically this is just a very NSFW educational episode! We also talk about why the trend grapefruiting is back in the media and if yoga can help you orgasm better. Then we help a listener who has only had "sucky" lovers and another listener who doesn't want to be friends with her cheating boyfriend (but he won't listen!).

Oct 11 2017

1hr 5mins

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Rank #8: Reading Signals

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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!

Jun 26 2019

40mins

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Rank #9: Dealing with a Fuckboy/girl

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This week we talk all about how to deal with those fuckboys and fuckgirls who drive you nuts! Angela and Laura discuss their birthdays (hint: all of Angela's friends thought she was getting engaged and Laura's involved spraying breastmilk at her friends and her baby getting kicked out of a bar). In dating news we discuss a 'sex zodiac' service from YouPorn & what words to include in your dating profile to get right swipes. Then we answer your listener questions including one girl who found her boyfriend flirting on Facebook and another girl who is wondering whether she’s wasting her time with a guy who has already said they probably won’t last. 

This week's episode is brought to you by Shoe Dazzle, Care Of, Beta Brand, and Squarespace!

Sep 26 2018

54mins

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Rank #10: You Don't Know Dating Lingo ft. Tessa Hersh

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This week we welcome funny-lady Tessa Hersh (UCB, Truth Fairy) and find out why you should order the same meal as your date, how to send a confirmation text and what DGYF stands for (Spoiler: Dang Girl You Fine).
This week's episode is brought to you by Blue Apron!

Aug 10 2016

45mins

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Rank #11: Know How To Make a Comeback ft. Sirius XM's Taylor Strecker

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Fan favorite Taylor Strecker is back and she's got big news! (Spoiler: She's dating a lady now). We also chat about our parents having sex, the affects of drinking pineapple juice on your vadge and Laura's Ayahuasca trip!
This week's episode is brought to you by Leesa, THINX, and Adam and Eve!

Nov 09 2016

1hr

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Rank #12: Falling Too Fast

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We talk about falling too fast early on in relationships and tips to avoid planning for the future after just one date. We read three of the most insane messages our listeners have received from dates (they are so good/bad) and help a listener figure out if she wants to get married for the right reasons (health insurance or love). We also talk about why canceling plans feels so good and discuss the new Museum of Broken Relationships book. 


This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron, Away and BarkBox.

Dec 06 2017

1hr 2mins

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Rank #13: You Don't Know How to Advertise Yourself

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What is life like with a giant silicon penis? It's as bad as it sounds. The girls then dig into Angela's OkCupid mail box, and we check out what's up in dating news. Lastly we help you upgrade your online dating profiles as the girls break down what makes a good advertisement for your self. With advice like this, you'll be someone's bae before you know it!
This week's episode is brought to you by NatureBox.

Aug 26 2015

28mins

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Rank #14: You Need Vagina Confidence ft. Dr. Nikki Goldstein

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Australian sexologist Dr. Nikki Goldstein stops by to school us on all things vagina, teach us about "fomosexuality" and how to find out where your "A-spot us" (hint: it will give you a new kind of orgasm that your g-spot can't).

Apr 27 2016

38mins

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Rank #15: What You Should and Shouldn’t Text ft. matchmaker Devyn Simone

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Former Real World Brooklyn star, Love At First Swipe host and matchmaker at Three Day Rule Devyn Simone joins the podcast and helps us figure out when, what and how to text people back (there's lots of rules!). We discuss her top dating tips, ghosting, the resurgence of matchmaking and how to be brave and confident when you date. We also talk about a guy who used a marathon race to snag a date and find out why marriage is becoming a mark of privilege. We help a recently separated guy figure out how to navigate online dating and another listener who is stuck in the friendzone.

This week's episode is brought to you by Noom, Care Of, and Bark Box!

Nov 22 2017

1hr 8mins

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Rank #16: Dealing with Dating App Fatigue

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We give you tips and tricks as well as expert advice from dating app CEOs about how to deal with dating app fatigue. Angela discusses ring shopping with her bf and Laura talks about making padsicles and buying diapers (pregnancy gets REAL). In dating news we discuss the most unique sex toys on the market and an Arizona woman who is accused of stalking and sending a man 65,000 texts after 1 date (for reals!). Then we answer your listener questions: a guy who keeps getting ghosted and a girl who is waiting for her dream guy to get over a breakup.

This episode is sponsored by: Blue Apron, Brooklinen and Care/of. 

Jun 13 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #17: You Enjoy Flying Solo Ft. Chiara Atik

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This week, author and playwright Chiara Atik (Modern Dating: A Field Guide) joins us to brainstorm Valentine's Day gift ideas for your pals. Then we let Google autocomplete our dating profiles and run down the craziest toys sold at the AVN Adult Entertainment Porn Convention, all before diving into our reason of the week!
Want to catch Laura, Angela, and Chiara live? Join us all at our group reading at The Strand in NYC on 2/12!
This week's episode is brought to you by Squarespace and Blue Apron and Tidal.

Feb 10 2016

58mins

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Rank #18: Couples Costumes Are Spooking Your Boo

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It's a very spookkyyy Halloween episode! Angela and Laura discuss cheaters, couple's costumes VS. friend group costumes and a listener who wants to cancel a Halloween party just because she is jealous of her co-host's boyfriend. Boo!

Oct 26 2016

53mins

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Rank #19: Text Messages Are Confusing ft. Taylor Strecker

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Laura and Angela decipher text messages, divorce, the worst proposal in history, and how to get out of a relationship you don't want to be in with Sirius XM radio host Taylor Strecker! (Wake up with Taylor!)

Jan 06 2016

47mins

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Rank #20: It’s Not You, It’s Them

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This week we discuss what to do when you're dating a jerk, how to find your "make or break" point and figure out if this relationship brings you true happiness or more anxiety. In dating news we talk about a new sex toy that’s being called the “Bop It” for your privates & we discuss therapists advice for what to do when you're lonely. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who can’t quit a playboy cheater and another listener who doesn’t know how to deal with a guy who’s been ignoring her after she finally hooked up with him.

This episode is sponsored by Adam and Eve and Quip.

Jul 18 2018

52mins

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