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This Is Why You're Single

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This Is Why You're Single
This Is Why You're Single

This Is Why You're Single

Laura Lane, Angela Spera - HeadGum

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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.

Latest Episodes

Workplace Romances

EThis week is all about the dos and don'ts of workplace romances (hint: watch out for problematic power dynamics). In dating news we discuss what to consider before dating a coworker & the difference between happiness and joy and how to find more of it in your life. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who wants to know if she’s crazy to date a coworker and another listener whose crush won’t date her because they work together. Angela struggles with taking compliments about her relationship with Ian and Laura's hair stylist has a new boyfriend! This week's episode is brought to you by: FabFitFun (offer code: THISISWHY) BioClarity (offer code: SINGLE) Manscaped (offer code: SINGLE) Bombas

49 MIN16 h ago
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Workplace Romances

Making Assumptions

EThis week we tackle a problem everyone struggles with: making assumptions. We discuss how to not do it (Look for evidence! Put yourself in someone else's shoes!). In dating news we discuss six assumptions that can kill your relationship with employees (and how that relates to dating) & what having a boyfriend has to do with sleep. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener frustrated her boyfriend just assumed she’d be down to do long distance and another listener wondering why she cares so much about getting engaged. Angela's boyfriend goes on a platonic date with one of her friends and Nic earns a sexy reward after fixing a flood in their apartment. This week's episode is brought to you by: Lola (offer code: SINGLE30) Squarespace (offer code: SINGLE) Zola Care/of (offer code: THISISWHY)

58 MIN1 w ago
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Making Assumptions

Dating Doesn’t Have To Be So Scary

EThis week we talk about how get over fears that are holding you back from dating. We all get scared over crazy things real & imagined! Angela talks about going through her grandma's love letters and Laura talks about feeling like a traitor hanging out with a friend's ex and her new boyfriend. In dating news we discuss Tinder's new choose your own adventure series & tips for proposing an open relationship. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is afraid of being a spinster and another who doesn’t know who to swipe right on. This week's episode is brought to you by: BioClarity (offer code: SINGLE) ThirdLove Rothys

41 MIN2 w ago
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Dating Doesn’t Have To Be So Scary

Recovering from a Breakup ft. Onward: A Post-Breakup Concierge Service

ERecovering from a breakup is hard so this week we welcome Lindsay Meck, the co-founder of Onward, a Post-Breakup Concierge Service. She gives tips and tricks of how to get over a breakup and what she's learned from working with people who are moving on. Also on the lineup we talk about what’s new in dating news: signs you’re not ready to date after a breakup & whether or not its ok to ask your S.O. to delete pics of their ex. Then we answer your listener questions, including a listener grappling with staying friends with their ex and another listener who has questions about pet-sharing with an ex. This week's episode is brought to you by: Bombas (bombas.com/single) Aurate (offer code: SINGLE) MyLola (offer code: SINGLE30)

45 MIN3 w ago
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Recovering from a Breakup ft. Onward: A Post-Breakup Concierge Service

Keeping Your Independence

EThis week we talk about how to keep your independence and identity in a new relationship. In dating news Facebook is officially a dating platform now & how much money the average American spends on dating. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is worried she’s made her boyfriend her entire world and another who has been dating a guy for a year who won’t call her his girlfriend. Angela has too many vibrators and Laura learned Nic could step up to the plate when she needed him to in the hospital. This week's episode is brought to you by: Your Super (offer code: SINGLE) SquareSpace (offer code: SINGLE) TalkSpace (offer code: SINGLE)

44 MINOCT 16
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Keeping Your Independence

Don't. Date. Dirtbags.

EThis week we talk aboutthe difference between a bad boy and a dirt bag. In dating news we discuss how Venmo is causing relationship drama & the most important things to have in common with your S.O. according to one matchmaker. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who found out she was the sidechick and another who found out the guy she is seeing is super homophobic. Angela struggles to find a way to show her appreciation to Ian and Laura has a snub in her triple double date plans. This week's episode is brought to you by: Care / Of (promocode: ThisIsWhy) FabFitFun (promocode: ThisIsWhy) BioClarity (promocode: Single)

47 MINOCT 9
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Don't. Date. Dirtbags.

Learning From Others ft. “We Came First” author Jennifer Wright

EThis week we welcome Political Editor at Large at Harpers Bazaarand author Jennifer Wright, who wrote the new book, "We Came First: Romantic Advice From Women Who Have Been There." We talk about what we can learn from the iconic women in her book like Marilyn Monroe, Cleopatra, Josephine Baker and more. In dating news we discuss why the dating app Match is bringing dating coaches on board & how searching the word "lesbian" in Google no longer brings up just porn. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is ready to swear off men forever and another struggling with dating a workaholic. This week's episode is brought to you by: Squarespace (promo code: Single) Rothys (promo code: Single) ThirdLove (promo code: Single)

65 MINOCT 2
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Learning From Others ft. “We Came First” author Jennifer Wright

Romance After Baby ft. hot baby daddy Nic Rad

ELaura's husband Nic Rad guests co-hosts this week (thanks to popular demand and requests from our listeners!) to talk all about romance after baby and how to keep the flame alive! Indating news we discuss the difference between men and women friendships & why saying you want a “drama-free” partner is problematic. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who’s weirded out her boyfriend’s ex has befriended her on Instagram and a married man writes in with his backward 2 cents on marriage. This week's episode is brought to you by Talkspace, Lola, and Your Super!

74 MINSEP 25
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Romance After Baby ft. hot baby daddy Nic Rad

The Best Place Date

EOn this week's episode we discuss whether it's worth it to move for a better dating pool. In dating news we discuss the places with the most singles & the best and worst cities for dating. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is considering moving to find a better pool of people to date and another who wants to know if it’s smart to start a relationship off long distance. Angela asks Laura for her advice about a fight with Ian involving her spacing out during a conversation about the Amazon and Laura reveals she had a similar situation with Nic! This week's episode is brought to you by Bombas, Squarespace, and Away!

46 MINSEP 18
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The Best Place Date

Online Dating by the Numbers ft. #DateMe playwright Robyn Lynne Norris

EThis week we welcome comedic actress and the creator/playwright of the Off-Broadway show #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment, Robyn Lynne Norris. We learn what happened when she created a bunch of fake online dating profiles as an experiment and what stats she discovered about online dating during her research. In dating news a writer gets creative trolling scammers on Tinder & a man hacks Tinder and tricks men into thinking they're talking to a hot woman when they're really chatting with another dude. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener tired of having weird encounters on dating apps and another listener who wants the guy she’s seeing to delete his apps. This week's episode is brought to you by FabFitFun, BioClarity, and Zola!

56 MINSEP 11
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Online Dating by the Numbers ft. #DateMe playwright Robyn Lynne Norris

Latest Episodes

Workplace Romances

EThis week is all about the dos and don'ts of workplace romances (hint: watch out for problematic power dynamics). In dating news we discuss what to consider before dating a coworker & the difference between happiness and joy and how to find more of it in your life. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who wants to know if she’s crazy to date a coworker and another listener whose crush won’t date her because they work together. Angela struggles with taking compliments about her relationship with Ian and Laura's hair stylist has a new boyfriend! This week's episode is brought to you by: FabFitFun (offer code: THISISWHY) BioClarity (offer code: SINGLE) Manscaped (offer code: SINGLE) Bombas

49 MIN16 h ago
Comments
Workplace Romances

Making Assumptions

EThis week we tackle a problem everyone struggles with: making assumptions. We discuss how to not do it (Look for evidence! Put yourself in someone else's shoes!). In dating news we discuss six assumptions that can kill your relationship with employees (and how that relates to dating) & what having a boyfriend has to do with sleep. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener frustrated her boyfriend just assumed she’d be down to do long distance and another listener wondering why she cares so much about getting engaged. Angela's boyfriend goes on a platonic date with one of her friends and Nic earns a sexy reward after fixing a flood in their apartment. This week's episode is brought to you by: Lola (offer code: SINGLE30) Squarespace (offer code: SINGLE) Zola Care/of (offer code: THISISWHY)

58 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Making Assumptions

Dating Doesn’t Have To Be So Scary

EThis week we talk about how get over fears that are holding you back from dating. We all get scared over crazy things real & imagined! Angela talks about going through her grandma's love letters and Laura talks about feeling like a traitor hanging out with a friend's ex and her new boyfriend. In dating news we discuss Tinder's new choose your own adventure series & tips for proposing an open relationship. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener who is afraid of being a spinster and another who doesn’t know who to swipe right on. This week's episode is brought to you by: BioClarity (offer code: SINGLE) ThirdLove Rothys

41 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Dating Doesn’t Have To Be So Scary

Recovering from a Breakup ft. Onward: A Post-Breakup Concierge Service

ERecovering from a breakup is hard so this week we welcome Lindsay Meck, the co-founder of Onward, a Post-Breakup Concierge Service. She gives tips and tricks of how to get over a breakup and what she's learned from working with people who are moving on. Also on the lineup we talk about what’s new in dating news: signs you’re not ready to date after a breakup & whether or not its ok to ask your S.O. to delete pics of their ex. Then we answer your listener questions, including a listener grappling with staying friends with their ex and another listener who has questions about pet-sharing with an ex. This week's episode is brought to you by: Bombas (bombas.com/single) Aurate (offer code: SINGLE) MyLola (offer code: SINGLE30)

45 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Recovering from a Breakup ft. Onward: A Post-Breakup Concierge Service

Keeping Your Independence

EThis week we talk about how to keep your independence and identity in a new relationship. In dating news Facebook is officially a dating platform now & how much money the average American spends on dating. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is worried she’s made her boyfriend her entire world and another who has been dating a guy for a year who won’t call her his girlfriend. Angela has too many vibrators and Laura learned Nic could step up to the plate when she needed him to in the hospital. This week's episode is brought to you by: Your Super (offer code: SINGLE) SquareSpace (offer code: SINGLE) TalkSpace (offer code: SINGLE)

44 MINOCT 16
Comments
Keeping Your Independence

Don't. Date. Dirtbags.

EThis week we talk aboutthe difference between a bad boy and a dirt bag. In dating news we discuss how Venmo is causing relationship drama & the most important things to have in common with your S.O. according to one matchmaker. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who found out she was the sidechick and another who found out the guy she is seeing is super homophobic. Angela struggles to find a way to show her appreciation to Ian and Laura has a snub in her triple double date plans. This week's episode is brought to you by: Care / Of (promocode: ThisIsWhy) FabFitFun (promocode: ThisIsWhy) BioClarity (promocode: Single)

47 MINOCT 9
Comments
Don't. Date. Dirtbags.

Learning From Others ft. “We Came First” author Jennifer Wright

EThis week we welcome Political Editor at Large at Harpers Bazaarand author Jennifer Wright, who wrote the new book, "We Came First: Romantic Advice From Women Who Have Been There." We talk about what we can learn from the iconic women in her book like Marilyn Monroe, Cleopatra, Josephine Baker and more. In dating news we discuss why the dating app Match is bringing dating coaches on board & how searching the word "lesbian" in Google no longer brings up just porn. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is ready to swear off men forever and another struggling with dating a workaholic. This week's episode is brought to you by: Squarespace (promo code: Single) Rothys (promo code: Single) ThirdLove (promo code: Single)

65 MINOCT 2
Comments
Learning From Others ft. “We Came First” author Jennifer Wright

Romance After Baby ft. hot baby daddy Nic Rad

ELaura's husband Nic Rad guests co-hosts this week (thanks to popular demand and requests from our listeners!) to talk all about romance after baby and how to keep the flame alive! Indating news we discuss the difference between men and women friendships & why saying you want a “drama-free” partner is problematic. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who’s weirded out her boyfriend’s ex has befriended her on Instagram and a married man writes in with his backward 2 cents on marriage. This week's episode is brought to you by Talkspace, Lola, and Your Super!

74 MINSEP 25
Comments
Romance After Baby ft. hot baby daddy Nic Rad

The Best Place Date

EOn this week's episode we discuss whether it's worth it to move for a better dating pool. In dating news we discuss the places with the most singles & the best and worst cities for dating. Then we answer your listener questions including one listener who is considering moving to find a better pool of people to date and another who wants to know if it’s smart to start a relationship off long distance. Angela asks Laura for her advice about a fight with Ian involving her spacing out during a conversation about the Amazon and Laura reveals she had a similar situation with Nic! This week's episode is brought to you by Bombas, Squarespace, and Away!

46 MINSEP 18
Comments
The Best Place Date

Online Dating by the Numbers ft. #DateMe playwright Robyn Lynne Norris

EThis week we welcome comedic actress and the creator/playwright of the Off-Broadway show #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment, Robyn Lynne Norris. We learn what happened when she created a bunch of fake online dating profiles as an experiment and what stats she discovered about online dating during her research. In dating news a writer gets creative trolling scammers on Tinder & a man hacks Tinder and tricks men into thinking they're talking to a hot woman when they're really chatting with another dude. Then we answer your listener questions including a listener tired of having weird encounters on dating apps and another listener who wants the guy she’s seeing to delete his apps. This week's episode is brought to you by FabFitFun, BioClarity, and Zola!

56 MINSEP 11
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Online Dating by the Numbers ft. #DateMe playwright Robyn Lynne Norris

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