Our guest co-host this week was psychotherapist and life coach Sherry Gaba. She joined us to talk about her latest book, in addition to giving us tips on how to kick an addiction to love.
D’S DATING DISH (4:05)
Dating lowers self-esteem and increases depressions
In addition to the scientific fact that rejection stimulates the part of the brain that processes physical pain, online dating can also affect how we see ourselves. A recent study shows that individuals who use dating apps have lower self-esteem than those who don’t. Coupled with the fact that one in six participants admitted to being addicted to finding a date, 97% of men saying as much, and that 54% of women feel burned out by the whole thing, online dating and mental health may not be the best of friends. You can read more via CNN here.
Millennial couples are in no hurry to get hitched
If they millennial couples make it to the altar at all, they’re taking their sweet time! Nowadays it’s not uncommon to spend the better part of a decade dating before tying the knot, with the average time between 25-34-year-olds now at 6.5 years. The median age for men is now 29.5, with 27.4 for women. You can read more via Straits Times here.
Hip hop royalty dating rumors
Eminem and Nicki Minaj are looking like they may be an item, with a flirty Instagram comment making reference to the coupling, in addition to Em asking audiences at recent concerts how they’d feel about it. They’ve paired together in the studio before, do you think they can be a match in real life? You can read more via FOX News here.
TECHNICALLY DATING (30:08)
We pull the best questions posted on The Textpert App and those emailed to Damona, including:
- What to do if your dating pool has shrunk after 50
- What to do if you find compromising photos on your husband’s phone
- How to react if you find out your boyfriend was abusive to an ex
And many more . . .
DAMONA’S DIATRIBE (45:27)
Every once in awhile Damona gets a little riled up, and this week she saw fit to square up and face complainers head on.