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!

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August 5, 2022 85 min
For centuries, the concept of virginity has been used to subjugate women and shame men, and it’s time to get rid of these concepts. Adam and Sarah talk about why virginity is a misogynistic, purity culture nonsense concept that only serves to harm others, mislead children, and enable toxic men. Also in this episode, Adam goes on another date in Utah, Sarah almost poops her pants in public, and we have another segment of "What ...
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Groundhogging is the idea that you keep dating the same type over and over again, expecting a different result. It's important to assess why your type is the type you're attracted to, and if it's toxic, it's time to change. Learn how to do what's best for your dating life! Also in this episode, we have a new travel-based segment called "What To See with Sarah G" where Sarah highlights her favorite spots ...
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The DKS summer break continues with another classic episode from October 2019! Pick-up artists aren't artists of any kind. They're pathetic garbage humans who rely on bullshit ideologies and slavishly follow in the tiny shallow footsteps of losers who give themselves nicknames like "Mystery" and "Juggle" while spouting out theories on getting laid that all boil down to massive failures on a monumental level....
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Dating Kinda Sucks is on a brief summer break, but bringing back a classic episode from the DKS Vault that will help you identify if you have gaslighting people in your life. Sarah certainly did! Also in this classic episode from 2019, Adam is about to get his heart broken by two different people, and our optimism and carefree attitudes seem out of place in today's world.

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In this week's Conversation About, Sarah and Adam talk with Chloe Veitch about dating as a reality TV star.

In April 2020 Essex-born Chloe became lockdown-famous when ‘Too Hot To Handle’, the Netflix series she starred in, went viral around the world. The reality dating show that penalised contestants for any physical contact quickly outpaced the channel’s ‘Love Is Blind’ for worldwide views and made Chloe – who left the show st...
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June 17, 2022 71 min
We all know to look out for red flags, but what are some of the positive attributes that might indicate a potential partner is good for you? This week, Sarah and Adam explore the green flags that present themselves with healthy individuals. Also this week, we reveal Master of None's real name, Sarah climbs a volcano, and Adam launches season 3 of his true crime podcast, Angel at the Starlite Motel!

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June 10, 2022 66 min
That green monster jealousy can seep into any relationship, but is there ever a time when we should welcome it with open arms? Sarah and Adam explore whether or not jealousy can ever be healthy, and the answer might surprise you! Also this week: Adam finds a love for cuddling, Sarah avoids being sold into white girl slavery, and we have a new question from our DKS Helpline.

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June 3, 2022 73 min
With Sarah traveling around Guatemala, Adam has taken over the studio, locked himself in and gone on an uninterrupted 75-minute rant. If you’re preparing your arguments for incoming mansplaining, if you’re a man who is trying to do better or if you have a man or boy in your life who is trying to move on from misogyny, this episode is for you!

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May 27, 2022 82 min
Too many people enter a relationship thinking that they're entitled to something they're not. Send this episode to those people, as Sarah and Adam explain how subversive coercion can be in violating someone's consent, especially when both parties are married or in a relationship. They explore many of the subtle ways that toxic partners use coercion and give you the tools to recognize it in yourself or  your relationship...
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May 20, 2022 81 min
Are you feeling stagnant on the dating apps? It's probably time to take a break, reassess your situation, and refresh your profile! Sarah and Adam give you some insider tips into why a dating profile revitalization can yield more higher quality matches for you. Also this week - our first caller to the DKS Hotline, Sarah suffers a scare and Adam meets a soulmate from an alternate life.

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May 13, 2022 77 min
Are you in a relationship with a few ups and downs or are you trapped in a toxic relationship that's only going to drag you down with it? In this episode of Dating Kinda Sucks, Sarah and Adam go through some of the clear signs that your relationship may be toxic, and you should escape as quickly as possible. Also in this episode - the DKS hotline is active! Call (407) 519-0181‬ today and leave your question about dating, sex or...
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May 6, 2022 54 min
The rights of American people with uteruses are at risk of being completely lost thanks to disingenuous groups of insidious people who purport to care about human life but demonstrate the opposite with every fetid breath. This week, Sarah and Adam express their support for every woman, trans man, and non-binary person to choose what's right for their bodies by revisiting an episode they recorded in 2019 after the Alabama Senate...
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April 22, 2022 82 min
So many dating coaches, pick-up artists, and article writers come up with dating rules that are at the very best, outdated, and at their worst, reductive nonsense that don't serve to benefit anyone. This week, Sarah and Adam go through some of the worst offenders and explain why setting rules for dating will rarely enhance your romantic prospects. Also this week, Adam's "visit every state" challenge is worse than yo...
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In this week’s Conversation About, Sarah and Adam talk to Kelsey Jay, an Executive Assistant in Los Angeles. She is a sober, tattooed human, mild Disney adult and lover of cowboy boots with all outfits, and you can find her on TikTok at http://www.tiktok.com/@mydadisheretopickmeup and Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/mydadisheretopickmeup!

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April 8, 2022 78 min
In a world of dating apps, socially structured meetups, online communities, and more, it's amazing that many men still feel entitled to interrupt women in public. This week, Adam and Sarah talk about how important it is to leave women alone, why men should stop feeling entitled to a woman's time and space, and how toxic it is to get defensive and demand that being in public means you can do whatever you want. Leaving women ...
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In this week’s Conversation About, Sarah and Adam talk to the delightful Dr. Aditi Paul, a New York-based professor and mixed-methods researcher. 
She uses her background in technology and relationship science to examine the impact of social media and dating apps on personal relationships.
Aditi’s research has been published in top academic journals and has been featured in prominent media outlets such as NBCNews, The Washington Post...
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March 25, 2022 71 min
Plenty of people deride dating apps, but the fact is that they're just a tool, and using them properly can yield plenty of results for lots of different goals. This week, Sarah and Adam talk about all of the hidden benefits of dating apps that you might never have discovered on your own! Also this week, vagina gel and Adam will break up with your date for you on Cameo - sign up at http://www.Cameo.com/avitable today!

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In this week's Conversation About, Adam and Sarah are joined by the dynamic and highly entertaining Elisabeth Donaldson, a multi-talented creative who creates fantastic content about relationships, men, women, dating, and everything in between. You're going to love this frank and hilarious discussion about the world of acting, being a self-professed weirdo on dating apps, and how young women entering the realm of entertainm...
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March 11, 2022 90 min
Do men actually like women? It’s a question being asked more and more frequently by women facing systemic misogyny and constant harassment and degradation, and after doing plenty of research, we’ve got the answer! Also this week: Sarah spills some Colombian tea, if you know what we mean, and Adam reenters society but with his fly zipped up this time.

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February 25, 2022 73 min
Is social media bad for relationships, or is it only toxic and insecure people who think so? Sarah and Adam talk about the role social media plays in dating and relationships, the benefits and detriments, and what to do if your relationship is negatively affected by social media. Also this week, Adam goes on an embarrassing date, Sarah almost pukes over the Colombian countryside, and exes get married!

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