Bonus Content

Smoke … and Mirrors

Smoke … and Mirrors

The Golden Bachelor couple has called it quits! Did you see it coming? I have thoughts. So do listeners. But first, it's almost 4/20, the international get-high holiday in honor of marijuana. Just in time, I chat with Dr. Peter Grinspoon, author of  "Seeing Through...

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Anatomy of a Fall

Anatomy of a Fall

Yes, I cribbed the episode title from a recent flick. But when listener Crystal asks me for relationship advice -- and, both she and partner Dave are willing to be interviewed -- well, listen for yourself and see if "fall" means "fail." Do you think Crystal and Dave...

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Love Is A Family Affair

Love Is A Family Affair

Sydney helps mom Jennifer navigate the dating apps. Widower Herb offers daughter Jen tips for a successful long-term relationship, even as bad timing keeps him apart from his longtime love. Both stories prove that the ties that bind us need not be restrictive. They...

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(Encore) Dyeing To Be Dateable

(Encore) Dyeing To Be Dateable

For some of us, It’s spring break. Dating While Gray producer Steve Lack is away for a conference and networking event.  Me, I’m screwing up my courage … to get back on the dating apps. After nine months in a new city, don’t you think it’s time? I vow to give it a...

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Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location

Does the number 1 rule in real estate value also apply to finding new love? Hometown dating field reports are filed by listeners including Marina, in Denmark’s capital city; and relational coach Diana Lockett, in a ruggedly scenic part of Canada. (Photo on Episode...

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Maybe I Do

Maybe I Do

Listener Stacy is mulling over a marriage proposal. History and tradition suggest that’s the ultimate romantic expression. But at our age, does it make financial sense? For help answering that question, Laura calls on two experts: certified financial planner Colette...

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Sex On My Mind

Sex On My Mind

Maybe we’re doing it, maybe we’re not. Maybe we want to, maybe we don’t. We might be thinking about it … On this episode, intimacy coach Anna Marti offers insights for all of us, plus Cate and other listeners share their concerns. Anna Marti book recommendation: "A...

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Long Leap to Love

Long Leap to Love

When it comes to finding love or making a commitment, is there ever an expiration date? Laura talks with Julie, who’s been on the dating market for almost a quarter-century. Then she checks in with Clyde and Trish, who’ve chosen the slow road despite instant...

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Revisiting That Other Reality Dating Show

Revisiting That Other Reality Dating Show

What happens when a journalist covering the older-dating beat tries to get real about a TV show? Listeners weigh in with their opinions – about The Golden Bachelor and also, everything that Dating While Gray host Laura Stassi said about it for Slate’s recap podcast....

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Dating in Real Life

Dating in Real Life

In this new episode to kick off 2024, longtime dating coach Damona Hoffman offers practical and optimistic insights from her book, “F the Fairy Tale: Rewrite the Dating Myths and Live Your Own Love Story.” Plus, listeners share their true stories about the search for...

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