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Game Dating & Hookup Culture

We had an extra jam-packed farewell show before we go on a one-month hiatus. Andrew Lee Miller of Match.com was first to join us, discussing the new dating app Crown. Then we got a chance to speak with Lea Rose Emery from Bustle, who shared her thoughts on dating, feminism, and hookup culture, in addition to answering listeners’ questions.

 

D’S DATING DISH (2:44)

The differences between how men and women fall in love

A recent study looked at how men and women fall in love, and there were some surprising results. For example, men typically say “I love you first,” but women tend to say it more often. You can find out about all the rest of what the study found out via Bustle here.

Another new dating trend

We like to keep you up to speed here at Dates & Mates, and we’ve got another slice of dating lingo to add to your vocabulary: Gatsbying. Gatsbying occurs when you put on a show on social media, but with only one special someone in mind. You can read more about it via Elite Daily here.

What makes men more attractive to women

Recently, a huge study about what women find attractive in men was conducted. Among the most desirable traits were presenting yourself as high status, growing a light beard, and playing complex music. You can read more via Science Alert here.

TECHNICALLY DATING (38:25)

We pull the best questions posted on The Textpert App and those emailed to Damona, including:

  • How to feel about your parents giving your boyfriend money
  • The best way to get busy at work

And many more . . .

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Arranged Marriage & Facebook Dating

Our guest co-host this week was Puja Mohindra, creator of the webseries Geeta’s Guide to Moving On. Geeta’s discusses arranged marriages, moving on after a breakup, and how to find happiness in love. We got the chance to ask Puja more about the show and hear her valuable love advice during Technically Dating.

 

INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHTS (3:11)

In this new segment, Damona will be offering some encouraging words of wisdom to inspire you to live your best life and be your best self. Up this week was the topic of vulnerability.

D’S DATING DISH (8:41)

Facebook is launching a dating feature

Despite the recent bad press involving their data management, Facebook recently announced at a convention that they’ll be launching a dating app. While stocks in other dating app companies dropped, many feel as if this is not the right time to be asking Facebook to be handling even more sensitive personal information. You can read more via CNBC here.

Stanford publishes a study about the lies people tell on dating apps

Stanford researchers recently recruited 200 people who use dating apps and analyzed 3,000 messages during the “discovery phase” of online dating, when a match has occurred but both parties are still getting to know each other. Overwhelmingly, they discovered that people are actually honest on dating apps, with only 7% of messages containing explicit fibs. That said, a sizable amount tell “butler lies,” designed to tactfully initiate conversation or matching interests. You can read more via Stanford News here.

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are back on.

Katy recently made cryptic comments about being off the market, and it’s recently been confirmed that she’s rekindled the flame with ex Orlando Bloom. According to our sources, Bloom is madly in love with Perry and missed her during their split. You can read more via Elle here.

TECHNICALLY DATING (34:57)

We pull the best questions posted on The Textpert App, including:

  • What to do if your boyfriend recently found out he has a daughter with an ex
  • How to handle a sexual attraction to your neighbor
  • How to tell you boyfriend you’re bi

And many more . . .

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