Dating Kinda Sucks

Dating Kinda Sucks

An honest, raw, and hilarious podcast about dating, sex, and relationships, hosted by millennial serial dater Sarah G and grizzled comedian Adam Avitable. Whether you're single, committed, or it's complicated, you'll enjoy what you hear! This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at


September 15, 2023 72 mins
The amount of ignorance that many adult men (and a handful of women) have with regards to sex, sexual intercourse, and women’s bodies shouldn’t surprise us after seeing a bunch of crusty old white dudes legislate women’s bodies. But be prepared to be shocked at the depths this ignorance can reach. After this episode, Sarah and Adam both agree that no adult should be allowed to engage in any physical contact with another consenting ...
Mark as Played
We're a few years out from the big shutdown due to COVID-19, and we've moved on from being worried about the pandemic to a new normal where we pretend it's not happening anymore. This pandemic has had permanent effects on so many aspects of our lives - what has it done to dating? Sarah and Adam examine whether or not the pandemic has ruined the way dating used to be, and if so, what can we do about it? Also this week, Sarah gets ba...
Mark as Played
August 11, 2023 84 mins
The Barbie movie is a billion dollar behemoth, and so many men are hemotional about it, recording himsterical podcasts, and throwing himsy fits. Is it warranted? Are men justified in crying about kenough being kenough? This week Sarah and Adam examine the pink feminist phenom and what it says about gender roles, the patriarchy, and horses. Also this week, a question from a listener about familial relationships, Sarah survives a tri...
Mark as Played
Boundaries are essential to any healthy relationship. But when does it transform from a healthy boundary to unhealthy abuse? What is the line between controlling someone's behavior and setting behaviors for a respectful relationship? Sarah and Adam discuss the recent Jonah Hill controversy and talk about why his behavior was not boundary setting and that his weaponization of therapy terms to gaslight and manipulate his girlfriend i...
Mark as Played
June 30, 2023 64 mins
Dating apps give you the opportunity to set boundaries with regards to your safety, and when people push or violate those boundaries, it's a huge red flag. Adam and Sarah talk about when it is and is not okay to find someone in real life or on social media when you don't match on a dating app. Also this week, an email from a listener, Adam gets cranky about everything, and we get an update from an old date of Adam's and a reminder ...
Mark as Played
Tone policing is one of the most pervasive examples of male privilege and systemic misogyny in society today. Why are assertive women called bossy and shamed for their tones when assertive men are promoted? Why is society obsessed with being "ladylike" or polite as a way to censor women, especially women of color, and anyone who's femme-presenting? Even more insidious is the self-tone policing, when women apologize unnecessarily, a...
Mark as Played
June 2, 2023 64 mins
One of the most popular discussions among people in relationships revolves around love languages. While it seems nice to have our relationships tied up in such pretty little bows, the reality is that love languages are trash. The author, a misogynistic homophobic old pastor, created the concept as a way to benefit men, and the more you examine love languages as the babbling nonsense it is, you start to see how subtly nefarious it c...
Mark as Played
The Facebook Group "Are We Dating The Same Guy?" that's cropped up in every city gives women a way to screen out the dirtbags, sociopaths, and narcissists, or find out if they're dating or married to one, but is there a dark side to it? Sarah and Adam discuss whether these groups are helpful or a potential horror. Also this week, an email from a listener who wants to give up on dating, Sarah discusses Medellin, Colombia in a new Wh...
Mark as Played
May 5, 2023 78 mins
This week, Sarah and Adam dive into the foul depths of the Internet to bring you some of the darkest and weirdest dating and relationship stories. But that's not all! This week has the Chilean edition of "What to See With Sarah G", a DKS meetup in Seattle on Thursday, June 29th at the Graduate Hotel, a call from the DKS Hotline, AND the podcast premiere of musician Josaleigh Pollett's newest single "The Nothing Answered Back"!

Mark as Played
April 10, 2023 92 mins
This week, your hosts discuss the concept of pretty privilege. Is it a real thing, and if pretty people do get more advantages in life while the rest of us uggos get nothing, is it actually a privilege or a curse in disguise? Could it be that what we call pretty privilege is actually objectification on a systemic level? Listen and find out! Also this week, Adam puts on his radio voice for an erotic reading of the worst lesbian slas...
Mark as Played
March 24, 2023 80 mins
Friendships and relationships can be tricky, but one important tool to navigate them is to recognize toxicity and cut it out of your life. This week, your hosts talk about those people in your life with whom you may occasionally get into arguments, and help you identify if it was just your average fight, or is the other person toxic? Also this week, Adam spirals into hermit life again, Sarah regrets going to a bachelorette party, a...
Mark as Played
March 3, 2023 74 mins
Before you listen to this episode, call the DKS Hotline at 407-519-0181 and ask us a question! Done? Great. The new trend in toxic man culture and women shaming is a nonsense phrase called "pair bonding" and how it applies to a woman's sex life (never the man's, of course). How much bullshit does this concept contain and how do you counter it when some crusty-assed dude brings it up? Your hosts will explain it in simple language ev...
Mark as Played
February 17, 2023 74 mins
With so many layoffs happening and so many people suffering financially, dating can seem daunting. Your hosts talk about the best mindset to have if you're dating while watching your budget, and ways to avoid losing more money while going on dates. Also this week, Sarah goes on a hot girl walk, Adam takes over "What To See" and talks about his Vegas trip, and another caller asks for advice through the DKS Helpline. Got a question? ...
Mark as Played
January 27, 2023 90 mins
What's the end goal of a relationship? Does it have to be marriage? After Sarah takes a private trip to Hawaii, does she have big news about her and Roy? You won't want to miss this episode, full of travel tips for Oahu, a caller to the DKS Helpline, Adam's birthday plans, and a hole filled with Sarah's puke.

Dating Kinda Sucks is a raw, honest, and hilarious podcast that focuses on all aspects of dating, sex, and relationships, pro...
Mark as Played
January 13, 2023 73 mins
One important aspect of healthy relationships is the platonic friendships we make, and this week your hosts will explore the tricky topic of how the hell you make friends as an adult? Also this week, Adam talks about grief and teeth, Sarah's got a pussy problem, your hosts answer an email from a listener who's never been kissed, and we explore Saint Louis for What To See With Sarah G!

Dating Kinda Sucks is a raw, honest, and hilario...
Mark as Played
December 9, 2022 69 mins
Is paying for everything a red flag? The power of money can create an obligation even in the most innocent of scenarios, but when used maliciously, it creates a false sense of obligation and a dangerous power dynamic. Your hosts give you some tips to navigate the dating world and avoiding the red flags that fly out of men’s wallets. Also in this episode, Sarah discusses her move across the country, Adam yearns for a break, your hos...
Mark as Played
October 21, 2022 77 mins
There are red flags to watch out for when you first meet someone, and then there are the red flags that don't show up until you're naked and vulnerable in bed with a new partner. Sarah and Adam identify the pre-, post-, and inter-coital warning signs that you don't want to miss. Also this week, your hosts answer an email question from a listener, Sarah explores Little Rock in her latest What To See With Sarah G. segment, and Adam c...
Mark as Played
October 7, 2022 66 mins
What is the mullet conundrum? It's the issue you're presented with when the partner you love makes a cosmetic change that you hate. How do you handle it? Sarah and Adam discuss the best actions you can take when faced with . . . the mullet conundrum. Also this week, What To See With Sarah G. looks at Dublin and we take another caller from the DKS Hotline!

Dating Kinda Sucks is a raw, honest, and hilarious podcast that focuses on all...
Mark as Played
September 16, 2022 76 mins
Can we stop treating single people, and especially single women, like they’re somehow incomplete? This week, Sarah and Adam talk about stopping the stigma society places on being single. Are you contributing to it? Also this week, Sarah tells us what to see in Nashville, Adam’s about to give up on Utah dating, and we take another call from the DKS Hotline about dating with an age difference!

Dating Kinda Sucks is a raw, honest, and ...
Mark as Played
September 2, 2022 82 mins
They say that one of the best ways to test a relationship is to go on vacation together (that or shop at IKEA). Sarah and Adam give you some great tips for making the most out of traveling, setting expectations for your couple's vacay, and staying together and happy while you travel. Also this week, Sarah's leaving Nashville for good, Adam's giving up on Utah dating, and we have another "What to See with Sarah G" segment!

Dating Kin...
Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    Around the NFL's "Around the NFL" crew (Gregg Rosenthal, Dan Hanzus and Marc Sessler) break down the latest football news, with a dash of mirth.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    The Bobby Bones Show

    Listen to 'The Bobby Bones Show' by downloading the daily full replay.

Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.


    © 2023 iHeartMedia, Inc.