Our guest co-host this week was Dr. Kevin Skinner. Dr. Skinner is a licensed marriage and family therapist who is the co-founder of Addo Recovery, a clinic specializing in recovery from sexual addiction and betrayal trauma. He’s also the co-founder of Bloom, an online company for women struggling with the latter. We spoke with him about infidelity, relationship worry, sexual expectations, and much more.
D’S DATING DISH (2:33)
Elite dating apps threaten America’s wage gap
Elite dating apps are part of an old-school philosophy that believes courtship is partly an economic exercise and could be further driving a wedge between classes. Many of these apps favor those with college degrees, especially from elite institutions, but education-based matching moves in lockstep with inequality. You can read more via Bloomberg here.
John Cena and Nikki Bella break up
WWE star John Cena and Divas champion Nikki Bella have ended their six-year relationship and broken off their impending engagement. They were supposed to be married May 5th, but recent interviews suggested they may have been having problems. You can read more via Bleacher Report here.
The worst fashion mistake you can make on a date
The stats are in and 76% of millennials believe it’s important to dress up for a date. But be careful: 66% of singles don’t have any time for wrinkled clothes, with socks and sandals a close second. You can read more via Hello Giggles here.
TECHNICALLY DATING (32:00)
We pull the best questions posted on The Textpert App, including:
- How to stay happy in a long distance relationship
- What to do if your boyfriend got another girl pregnant
- How to handle a recycled engagement ring
And many more . . .
ROMANCE ROLLBACK (44:52)
Damona explores the Ancient Egyptian Ring of Infinity and how it led to today’s modern understanding of the wedding ring.