U Up?

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Subscribers: 639
Reviews: 7

Faith Calvert
 Jul 15, 2022
I love the U Up? pod. Jared and Jordana are like friends to me and I love their banter and down to earth advice. While I'm not in the dating world anymore, this pod is still so fun and entertaining!


 Mar 28, 2021


 Sep 20, 2020
J&J are hilarious together and so truthful.


 Feb 18, 2020
Girlfriend and I love listening and then talking about this

Alycia
 May 23, 2019
Love this podcast. Jared and Jordana have such a good rapport and cover so many different relationship topics ❤❤❤

Description

U Up? is the definitive modern dating podcast presented by Betches co-founder Jordana Abraham and comedian Jared Freid, where they discuss their take on the ebbs and flows of the crazy dating world we live in. From interpreting dating app interactions and weird sexual encounters, to defining the relationship and everything in between - they’re here to make sure you don’t die alone. For more fun dating commentary, polls, and bonus content, follow @u.up.podcast on Instagram.

Episode Date
How To Deal With Weird Texts From An Ex
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Thanksgiving is over, and the Board Lord and the Tree Betch are back. This week they’re helping a listener interpret some strange messages from her ex talking about “their song” and then his engagement photos with his new fiancé. J&J break down why he might be sending her these things and tell her what she should say to cut off this weird behavior. Check out our latest promo codes here: https://betches.com/promos Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 27, 2022
Sliding Vs. Deciding
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On this week’s episode, J&J start with a coaching session for Jordana’s gift-receiving reactions and a pep talk for listeners going out on Thanksgiving Eve. The first emailer asks how important a sense of humor is to a relationship. The guy she’s seeing checks a lot of boxes, but is it doomed if she cringes at his jokes? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is another almost fairytale in the streets of Rome. Later, a listener asks if you have to live together before getting married. J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about biking manners, bad breath, and art gallery etiquette. Check out our latest promo codes here: https://betches.com/promos Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 23, 2022
Do You Have To Like Your S.O.’s Friends?
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they start about how Jared is feeling about dating now that cuffing season is fully underway. This week’s emailer asks how to move forward after one of her boyfriend’s friends called her a 3/10. Should her boyfriend “dump” him as a friend? Do guys even have friend breakups? Jared and Jordana unpack why he would say that and how to handle him going forward. Plus, Jared shares a story where he offended a friend with a joke about sixes. Check out our latest promo codes here: https://betches.com/promos Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 20, 2022
The Anniversary Episode
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It’s U Up?’s fifth anniversary, and J&J are celebrating with a special episode reflecting on 5 years of the podcast and sharing U Up-Dates from previous emailers. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a surprise quick change. Later, an emailer asks J&J when a couple should celebrate their anniversary. Is it the first date or when you DTR? They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about names, DM slides, and nerdy decor. Check out our latest promo codes here: https://betches.com/promos Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 16, 2022
Can Family Dynamics Be A Deal Breaker?
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We love a Sunday Special, and this week J&J are answering an email from a listener who’s struggling to bond and set boundaries with her boyfriend’s family. After an awkward dinner with his family where they left her with more than half of the bill, she’s wondering when she can have a conversation with her boyfriend about her inability to relate to them. How much can she expect her boyfriend to defend her? Plus, Jared talks about how he handled similar issues in his own relationships. Check out our latest promo codes here: https://betches.com/promos Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 13, 2022
Why Won’t My Friends Set Me Up? Ft. Fortune Feimster
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On this week’s episode, Jordana and Jared start with a recap of their Halloween weekends and a warning to single people with the new iPhone. The first emailer asks how to handle a breakup with her boyfriend of 5 years when neither of them can afford to move out. J&J dish out the hard truths of the situation and her responsibilities as the dumper. The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a study abroad adventure. Later, a listener asks why his friends won’t set him up. As the resident set up expert, Jordana gives some potential reasons they’re not telling him, and Jared breaks down how his attitude toward dating might be playing a role. J&J are joined by Fortune Feimster to finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about exes on Instagram, Hinge profiles, and the wrong times to bring up your mom. Big Steve Fundraiser: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-passing-of-big-steve-bouncer-at-comedy-cellar?member=2[…]campaign=p_na+share-sheet&utm_medium=sms&utm_source=customer Check out our latest promo codes here: https://betches.com/promos Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2022
Do You Have To Reply To A Breakup Text?
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they start with a conversation about Jared’s run-ins with Al Roker and the “seven year itch.” The emailer asks if you have to reply to a breakup text after she gets one from a guy she was dating exclusively for four months. Jared and Jordana break down each line of the breakup text, and Jared shares some relevant experiences from his dating life. Plus, they tell the audience exactly what *not* to say in a breakup text. Check out our latest promo codes here: https://betches.com/promos Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 06, 2022
Why Doesn’t He Ask Me Any Questions?
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Jared and Jordana are back with the first episode of November. They start with a discussion about Jared and Jordana’s favorite holidays and break down what it means when people say they’re “so single.” The first emailer asks if a guy not asking any questions about her is a reason to end the relationship. J&J rephrase her email to help her see this situation clearly. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves some improper condom disposal. Later, a listener asks why old situationships pop back up once you get into a relationship. What are they hoping to get out of this? They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about mice, cash gifts, and cheating friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 02, 2022
Why Do Men Make Promises They Can’t Keep? Ft. Delaney Rowe
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J&J are are joined by special guest Delaney Rowe for a spooky Halloween Special. They start with some horror stories about UTIs, DM slides, and the meanest comments they’ve gotten online. Then they dive into Delaney’s dating life and how her career has impacted it. In the spirit of spooky season, they answer an email asking whether or not it’s ghosting if both people stop texting. Is “ghosting” overused in general now? Plus, Delaney asks Jared why men make promises they don’t intend to keep. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 30, 2022
Is “He’s Just Not That Into You” Still Accurate?
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On this week’s episode, J&J start by launching Jared’s presidential campaign to fix Halloween scheduling and giving some Halloween dating tips. The first emailer asks if “He’s Just Not That Into You” holds up in 2022. If the guy she hung out with once wanted to see her again, wouldn’t he just make a plan? What do people actually mean when they say “if he wanted to he would”? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a cautionary tale for sports bar hookups. Later, a listener asks how to recover from the first fight with her boyfriend. They made up, but she’s still feeling self-conscious in the relationship. Is this just the end of the honeymoon phase? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about “crepe-fishing,” flossing, and concert etiquette. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 26, 2022
How To Talk About Money With Your S.O. Ft. Ramit Sethi
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re joined by Ramit Sethi, author of “I Will Teach You To Be Rich.” They start with a conversation about Ramit’s work with couples to change their mindsets on money, and he gives an exercise for couples to open up the conversation about their finances. Later, they answer an email from a listener wrestling with an income difference in her relationship. She’s moving in with her boyfriend who makes $300k more than her, and she can already feel the resentment building. How should she handle his snarky comments? Plus, they talk about how important non-monetary contributions are to relationships. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 23, 2022
Am I Giving Up If I’m Not On The Apps?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start with a recap of Jordana’s weekend with her entire family and Jared’s bloody mary tour of Milwaukee. The first emailer asks if she’s gotten too comfortable being single after a friend told her she feels like she’s giving up. Does she need to put herself out there more or should she continue focusing on herself? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a “king size” man and a CPAP machine. Later, J&J listen to a voicemail asking how to approach dating apps when you definitely don’t want kids. Should she avoid guys whose profiles say they do want kids? Is she too worried about wasting her time? They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about nosey friends, football obsessed boyfriends, and couples costumes.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 19, 2022
Stop Romanticizing Your Ex
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they're talking about being friends with exes. Jared and Jordana share their own experiences trying to be friends with exes and how that idea changes as you get older. Then, they dive into the email detailing a listener’s relationship with her ex from college. They broke up but stayed in touch through their friend group, and they eventually ended up in the same city again. When she told him she was thinking about getting back together, he said he wanted to stay friends, but now that she’s dating someone else, he tried to make a move. Why is she so committed to being friends with this guy anyway? Plus, J&J discuss the hard truth behind every breakup and the problem with romanticizing your exes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2022
Do Guys Care Less Once It’s Official?
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Jared and Jordana are back in the studio for this week’s episode, and they start with a recap of Jordana’s trip to Hawaii and a look into her family dynamic with 9 siblings. Jared updates Jordana on his dating goals from his latest U Up? With Benefits episode. The first emailer asks if guys care less once the relationship becomes official after noticing her new boyfriend has been putting in a lot less effort. Should she “match his energy” or speak up about her annoyance? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a Lizzie McGuire style escapade. Later, J&J read an email from a listener who can’t stop obsessing over exes who seemed to disappear after the breakup. She’s in a happy relationship, so why can’t she stop trying to keep tabs on them? They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about missing teeth, bluelight glasses, and dating app openers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2022
Should I Reach Out Again If The Timing Wasn’t Right?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re tackling the age-old “right person, wrong time” question. The emailer sends in screenshots of the very nice breakup text she received after two great dates. He didn’t want to keep dating because he was moving but told her to let him know if she was ever in his new city. Fast forward a year, and she’s moving there for work, so should she ask him to grab a beer? J&J break down all the possibilities she should think about before she reaches out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 09, 2022
Lightning Round Part 2: Embracing Disappointment, The World’s Saddest Pep Talk, and Romantic Coffee Dates
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This week’s episode starts with a big shame on Jordana for straying from Delta Airlines for her trip to Hawaii and the Bach By NoonTM plan for Park City. Then they dive right into the second half of your Lightning Round questions about everything from moving in with your long distance S.O. to making a coffee date actually feel like a date. Plus, Jared gives the world’s saddest pep talk. Detours include planning where Jared would move for a date and Jewish mom erotica. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 05, 2022
Will Losing Weight Fix My Relationship?
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J&J are back with our first Sunday Special of October, and they start with a chat about Jared’s trick or treating observations from last year and Jordana’s days as a babysitter in the city. Then, they dive into the email from a listener whose husband wants her to lose weight. They’ve both been on their own health journeys, but she’s healed her relationship with her body and he’s still struggling. After he revealed he prefers a thinner body type than hers, she asks if she should try to lose the weight for him. Would that solve any of their issues in the long run? Plus, they talk about the best way to address it without putting him on the defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 02, 2022
Lightning Round Part 1: Adam Levine, Standing Out On Dating Apps, & Living With A Disgusting
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana are answering your lightning round questions submitted via Instagram, but first they’re breaking down Jared’s adventures in Buffalo and the recent cheating accusations against Adam Levine. Then, they get into your questions ranging from how to stand out on dating apps to how to meet people IRL as an introvert. Plus, they discuss the old line that “the best relationships are when the man loves the woman more than she loves him” and give advice for disgustings cohabitating with non-disgustings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 28, 2022
What Should You Expect When Visiting A Long Distance Fling?
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Jared and Jordana are getting right into it on the Sunday Special, and this week’s email is about a “somewhat-unsuccessful” trip to visit a long-distance situationship. They go into what you should expect when you’re taking a chance and getting on a plane to meet up with someone. The first night of her visit went great, but the next night felt off and he made excuses to not see her again before she left. She says she got the ick after he needed too much reassurance that she liked him, but J&J aren’t sure that’s the full story. They break down the games he’s playing and why this trip was a little weird from the start. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 25, 2022
How Much Time Do You Need Between Relationships?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start with a discussion about interpreting comments from strangers on the internet and getting set up by Jared’s mom. The first emailer writes in to ask if she’s jumping into a commitment too quickly after a long term relationship ended. Should she stick with her goal of staying single for at least a year even if she really likes the guy she’s seeing? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves way too much tongue. Later, a listener writes in about her boyfriend’s smoking habit. She wasn’t bothered by him smoking weed before they lived together, but now she’s majorly turned off. How much can she expect him to change his lifestyle? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about backhanded compliments, early “I love you”s, and plumbing problems. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2022
Are You Dating Like You’re In A Relationship?
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and they start with a chat about how to enjoy dating on football Sundays. This week’s email comes from a male listener who keeps finding himself in the same dating situation. After about two months of dating someone, he gets a text saying he’s a really nice guy, but they don’t see it going anywhere romantically. Jordana gives the honest version of these texts that he’s not getting. Is there anything he should do differently or is this just a normal part of dating? Plus, Jared and Jordana discuss the ways men and women break up differently. Subscribe to our channel on YouTube! www.betches.co/youtube Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 18, 2022
How To Avoid Dating App Burnout
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Jared and Jordana are back in the studio on Jordana’s birthday to record the first episode for our new YouTube channel. They start with a discussion about happy birthday etiquette and. Then, J&J discuss a New York Times article all about dating app burnout and how to avoid it. Have dating apps done more damage than good over the last ten years? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a very large man in a very small bed. Next, they answer an email from a listener asking if how her boyfriend talks about his exes is a red flag. Is it possible that all of them really are “crazy” or does he just not want to talk about it? They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about checking yourself out in the mirror, liking friends on dating apps, and keeping the Christmas tree up year round. Link to the article: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/31/well/mind/burnout-online-dating-apps.html?smid=url-share Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2022
How Secure People Respond To Rejection
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they start out with a refresher on the “reveal” and what being “exclusive but not in a relationship'' actually means. The emailer writes in about how she regrets responding poorly to a reveal from a guy she was dating. She tried to make up for it, but he ended the relationship a few weeks later. Did she ruin it with her original response to his reveal? Or is she just more attracted to him now that he’s pulled away? Plus, they talk about how people with secure attachment styles respond to rejection. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 11, 2022
How To Take The Pressure Off Of Your Dating Life
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On this week’s episode, J&J start with a chat about the start of fall (aka hookup season), Jordana’s birthday plans, and her gift to all of you. The first emailer asks if she should go out with a guy who previously canceled their first date because he decided to be exclusive with someone else. Should she still go out with him if she feels like his second choice? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a one night stand gone wrong. Later, a U Up? Hotline caller asks how to handle birthday gifts in a new relationship. Does she have to buy him the gift he’s been dropping hints about? They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about nicknames, sleep routines, and poop stories. Check out the brand new U Up? YouTube channel by visiting: betches.co/youtube Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 07, 2022
Are Work Crushes Hurting My Love Life?
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week the emailer asks why she keeps falling for her long distance coworkers. She explains that she quickly hit it off with a coworker she only knew via Zoom, but he ended things after she visited him in his city to meet IRL. Now, she feels herself falling into the same pattern with a different coworker. Should she go for it? Is there a deeper reason she’s in this situation all over again? Jared and Jordana break down where she’s being too hard on herself and what she should do differently this time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 04, 2022
“The Rise Of Lonely, Single Men”?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a recap of Jordana’s trip to Charleston and Jared’s side hustle as a bachelorette party planner. Then, they talk about an article that exactly 3 people sent to Jordana called “The Rise of Lonely, Single Men.” The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a barnyard bang. Later, a listener asks if her f*ck buddy of 5 years could possibly turn into a real relationship. Why does she suddenly want something more with this person? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about screenshotting selfies, holding hands with your mom, and surprise condoms. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2022
Can You Trust A Drunk Text?
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they start out by planning Jordana’s trip to Charleston. The emailer asks Jared and Jordana how much she should believe drunk texts from a guy saying how much he likes her. Are drunk texts sober thoughts? Does it matter that he’s followed new girls on Instagram since they met? They finish the episode with a listener-submitted jingle to the tune of the Full House theme song. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 28, 2022
Should I Join A “Are We Dating The Same Guy?” Facebook Group?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start with a conversation about a recent date Jared went on where he might be the red flag. The first emailer asks J&J’s opinions on “Are We Dating The Same Guy?” Facebook pages popping up in many cities. Are these groups empowering for women or a slippery slope? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is less than eye-deal. Later, a listener writes in about her fiancé’s underwhelming proposal. How can she ask him to make up for it without seeming like she’s not excited to marry him? Jared and Jordana finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about cockroaches, bad manners, and going barefoot. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2022
How Much Vetting Is Too Much Before A First Date?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they start out with a discussion about Jordana’s dorm mistakes and the vulnerability of being a little clueless. The emailer sends in screenshots of a text exchange where a guy vetted her by asking about deal breakers before the first date. If someone gives an extensive list of deal breakers before a first date, is it even worth it to go? J&J discuss what you actually need to know about someone and how much texting is too much before a first date. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 21, 2022
Would You Want To Be On A Singles List?
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On this week’s episode, Jared is back from his French adventure and ready to give Jordana the full recap of the trip and responses to his social media coverage. The first emailer asks J&J’s opinions on a “Singles List” she encountered at a recent wedding. Is it a fun way to meet people or is it a little presumptuous of the bride and groom? The listener forgets her underwear in the Awkward Sexual Encounter. The next email asks how to deal with snoring in a relationship. Are the listener and her boyfriend doomed to sleep in separate bedrooms? Would that even be so bad? They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about scary movies, duvet covers, and handshakes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2022
Do You Actually Want To Know Why They Ended It?
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week, they’ve got the screenshots from a listener who’s confused by the lack of communication from a guy she’s dating. He told their mutual friends that he’s into it, so why won’t he initiate any texts even after she brought it up? Is she confused about whether or not he likes her or does she just not like him? J&J translate the texts to what the emailer and this guy would say if they were both being completely honest. Plus, they talk about how there’s two sides to every date and why “I don’t know why” is the most annoying excuse. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 14, 2022
Am I Trusting My Gut Or Being Judgemental? Ft. Zoey Deutch
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start with a discussion about how every family has a “lazy one” and why they need a travel agent. The first emailer asks how to trust your gut on whether or not you like someone. She lists several reasons she doesn’t think they’re a match, but is she being too judgmental? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves an unusual accessory. Later, a listener asks if she should be concerned that her boyfriend never had a “hoe phase.” Do men even think about dating phases like that or is he trying to warm her up for a breakup? J&J advise her on how to address it with him which leads to a conversation about “relationship talk” and emotional maturity. Finally, Jordana is joined by Zoey Deutch to chat about her new movie “Not Okay” and play around of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about lying on your profile, seeing ghosts, and ordering off the kids’ menu. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 10, 2022
Stop Worrying About The Friend Group
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J&J are fresh off the flight from the U Up? Live show in Chicago and ready to solve dating with another Sunday Special. The listener writes in about a situationship with (debatably) 22 years of history. She explains that they didn’t want to date long distance, but now that they’re finally going to be living in the same city, she’s not sure what to expect. Should she be worried that things will move too quickly since they’ve known each other for so long? Plus, J&J talk about how they might not know each other as well as they think. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 08, 2022
What’s The Right Texting Ratio?
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Jared and Jordana start this week’s episode with a French lesson for Jared and a discussion about “going out woman” vs. “going home woman.” The first emailer asks how often she should be initiating text conversations with guys she’s dating. Is 60% of the time too much or is she just overthinking all of this? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is almost sacrilegious. Later, a hotline caller asks how to non-awkwardly break out the lube during sex with a new partner. Do guys care about this? They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about condom disposal, posing nude, and profile photo faux pas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2022
Can Height Be A Deal Breaker? Ft. Patti Stanger
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are joined by Patti Stanger (AKA the Millionaire Matchmaker). They start out with a conversation about what has changed about dating over the course of Patti’s career and being “dickmatized.” Later, they answer an email from a listener who’s having a hard time being attracted to her boyfriend because of his height. Should she try to overcome her own insecurity of feeling “huge” next to him? Or is feeling this way a deal breaker? Jared, Jordana, and Patti all share wisdom from their mothers and reveal their own superficial deal breakers. Plus, Patti takes a turn solving dating for Jared. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 31, 2022
Can I Ask My BF To Clean Out His Following List?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start with a conversation about Jared’s TedTalk (which we *think* is available now) and how going on vacation can turn you into a monster. The first emailer writes in to ask how to deal with her fiancé continuing to follow women from before their relationship. She says she trusts him, so is her “ick” valid? How much can she negotiate his following count? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves an unfortunate bathroom break. Later, a listener emails in about her pattern of getting cold feet in long term relationships. Is she wasting their time or is this a normal part of dating? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about white lies, well done steak, and gifts from exes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2022
Do Men Avoid Hookups To Avoid Blame?
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re answering an email from a listener who’s been playing DM tag with the same guy for 5 years. Now they’re finally living in the same place, but they’ve only managed to get together twice, both with no kiss. Did they miss their dating window? Or is he just more interested in making friends in his new city? Plus, they discuss the person you go on one date a year with because you don’t trust your former self. J&J finish the episode with a new rap jingle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 24, 2022
It’s Not You, It’s Your Explore Page
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start with a reveal of the destination for Jared’s upcoming solo vacay. The first emailer asks about the difference between cute and hot. Is she wrong for being annoyed that she gets called cute on the dating apps as a 34-year-old woman? Jared explains the difference between various physical compliments from a guy’s perspective. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a missing press-on nail. Later, a listener asks how to stop obsessing over an engagement ring when she knows she won’t be getting engaged for at least a year. J&J explain how social media plays a role here. They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about promotional pens, sleeping habits, and dating app photos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2022
Are Men Really Intimidated By Me?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they start with a midsummer pep talk for all the singles. This week’s emailer writes in about a trend of guys claiming they were intimidated by her on the first date. Is she coming off too confident for these guys' egos? Or does it have something to do with her sexuality? Plus, they discuss how men actually behave when they’re intimidated. J&J finish the episode with a listener-submitted jingle all the way from Hawaii. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 17, 2022
What Do Men Actually Mean When They Say They’re Not Ready?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a recap of their 4th of July weekends, including Jared’s thoughts on being the single guy of his friend group and his mom’s reaction to an upcoming solo trip. Then, Jared reads some of his recent Hinge interactions, and they discuss the spectrum of cheesy to jaded daters in New York. The first emailer asks when she should tell guys she’s dating about a random friend makeout after finding out that her friend tells women about it on the third date. Was the kiss more meaningful than either of them are letting on? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is an accidental AirPlay. Later, a listener asks if it’s possible to be too in control in her dating life. Looking back on her last relationship, she realized that she was the one initiating all of their next steps. Did she miss a red flag that he wasn’t bringing up these conversations? What do men actually mean when they say they’re not ready for a relationship? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about close friends lists, group chats, and lookalikes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2022
How Is He Not Thinking About The Future?
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they start with a discussion about couples' trips at different stages of a relationship. This week’s emailer writes in for help deciding if she should move forward in her relationship even if her boyfriend isn’t as passionate as she would like. Is she just seeking the drama she had with her exes? How can she get an answer out of him about their future plans? Plus, J&J listen to a listener-submitted jingle to finish the episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 10, 2022
Does The “Crazy/Hot Scale” Still Hold Up?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana are back in the studio talking about the art of eye foreplay and meeting new people when you go out alone. The first emailer asks about the infamous Hot/Crazy scale created by Barney on “How I Met Your Mother.” Are men really attracted to “crazy” women? And does the graph work if the genders are flipped? The Awkward Sexual Encounter includes a surprise visit from a landlord. The next email is from a listener wondering if she’s the assh*le for being turned off by guys who go to therapy. Does being in therapy mean they’re not ready to date? Are they bringing it up to be vulnerable or because they saw a TikTok saying that women want to date guys who go to therapy? Later, J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about messy cars, dating profile updates, and gift shopping. Link to the How I Met Your Mother video from today's email: HIMYM Crazy/Hot Scale Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2022
“Better Than Nothing” Relationships Are Actually Worse Than Nothing
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special just in time to solve all your 4th of July dating worries, and this week they start out with a chat about single vs relationship holidays. The emailer writes in about a guy she’s been seeing casually for a few months. When she tried to address their slow momentum and mixed signals, he explained that he saw her more as a friend and he’d like to keep it that way. Should you “stay friends” with someone you only know in a romantic context? J&J give her some tough love and translate exactly what he means by “I like you as a friend.” Plus, they talk about how to approach dating when you’re feeling extra lonely and listen to a listener’s jingle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 03, 2022
Is It Inflation Or Is He Just Not That Into Me?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a recap of our Boston show and a discussion about what counts as a “failure” in dating. Jared reads some texts and Jordana does a Deal Reveal to decide if he’s being too judgmental over TSA preferences. The first emailer asks what a low-cost first date means. Is he not into you if he just asks you out for coffee or a walk? Or is inflation just hitting everyone hard right now? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is another tale of missing panties. Later, an emailer asks how to get over the ick in a relationship. How can she kindly get her girlfriend to stop using baby talk? Is baby talk actually the problem here? Finally, J&J play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about manipulative behavior, video texting, and post-sex peanuts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2022
How To Spot A Guy Who’s Just Telling You What You Want To Hear
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week the emailer asks if she’s being too chill in dating. They start out with a conversation about how “chill” is perceived by men and women and what the right level of chill is. The listener submits screenshots where a guy she went on one date with slides into her DMs to ask her out again, explaining that he didn’t think she was interested initially. Is she playing things too cool and not showing enough interest? Or is he just saying what she wants to hear? Plus, they talk about how to spot guys who give convenient answers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 26, 2022
How To Block Someone In An Empowering Way
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start with a follow up discussion about why a guy might not want to date someone with a TikTok following and an update on Jared’s feelings about being single. The first emailer writes in about how she and her boyfriend are doing great except for one thing: he’s never said “I love you.” Do actions really speak louder than words? Is it a bad idea to get engaged without him saying those 3 words first? The Awkward Sexual Encounter feels like an episode of Below Deck. Later, a hotline caller asks what guys think when you block them. J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about holding hands, post-sex hygiene, backpacks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2022
Should You Pre-Qualify Your First Dates?
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It’s Faux Pas Sunday on the pod, and Jared and Jordana are starting out with a U Up-Date from the infamous Poof from our episode on 5/22. The emailer writes in asking how to deal with guys who quickly set the expectation that they’re just looking for a hookup. How much should she go with the flow? Is she too worried about wasting her time? Plus, they give the listener some mirror mantras to repeat for her next date. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 19, 2022
Can You Wait TOO Long To Have Sex?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start with a talk about the official vocal coach of the U Up? Podcast, a proposal at one of Jared’s recent shows, and why you should listen to the pod with your S.O. The first email comes from a male listener who isn’t sure if the girl he’s dating is attracted to him because they’ve been on many dates, but they haven’t gotten physical yet. What happens if they aren’t sexually compatible after all this lead up? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a real eye-opener. Later, an emailer asks if her idea to hand out flirty business cards is dumb or genius. Will she come off as confident or desperate? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about elevators, name mix ups, and restaurant tips. Thanks again to our presenting sponsor, Faux Pas! Get ready for the event of the summer. Purchase your tickets for the U Up? Live Tour by visiting betches.co/uuplive Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2022
Should I Call Out A Vibe Shift In My Relationship?
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they start things off with a conversation about Flo-Rida and all things Australia. The email is a deal reveal from a guy who tried to get vulnerable after feeling a shift in the relationship with a girl he’s been seeing for a couple of months. Did he blow it by bringing it up or was the relationship already doomed? Plus, they talk about how important someone’s response to vulnerability is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 12, 2022
What’s More Important, Chemistry Or Connection?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start with a conversation about post-MDW energy in New York and bad bar behavior. The first emailer asks whether chemistry or connection is more important in dating. How much can you really tell from a first kiss? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a warning for any laser hair removal enthusiasts. Later, a listener writes in about her boyfriend’s unenthusiastic reaction to her new work opportunities. Does he really want a partner who’s home all the time or is he jealous of her success? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, presented by Faux Pas canned cocktails, all about disappearing dates, unsolicited advice, and going barefoot in the airport. Thanks again to our presenting sponsor, Faux Pas! Get ready for the event of the summer. Purchase your tickets for the U Up? Live Tour by visiting betches.co/uuplive Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2022
Vague Questions Get Vague Answers
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Jordana and Jared are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they start out with a listener jingle and a conversation about the impact of American Idol. The emailer submits screenshots from a guy she’s been on one date a year with since 2020. Should she believe him when he says they’re on the same page now after he ignored her initial reveal? J&J give their takes on what she could have done differently and how social media plays a role here. Plus, they discuss birthday dinners and hook up regrets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 05, 2022
How To Do A Mini Reveal
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a recap of Jared’s time at a chili cookoff and the correct pronunciation of Nevada. The first emailer writes in after a guy she went on five dates with seemed spooked after she pointed out that it was, in fact, their fifth date. Are fifth dates really that big of a deal? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a missing pair of underwear. Later, a listener asks if she should give her boyfriend a vacation hall pass. Will they regret not having more sexual experiences before they settle down? Finally, J&J play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about ball scratching, happy hour, and elaborate jokes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2022
How Should I Interpret Confusing Communication From My Ex?
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are shedding light on some cringey post-breakup behavior. A listener writes in about how her ex-boyfriend broke up with her and then came back into her life with a bottle of expensive shampoo. Now they’re broken up again, and she received a note from him addressed to her dog along with a box of dog toys. Jared reads the note in his best dog owner voice, and they try to understand what his goal is here. Plus, they discuss the right way to get back together. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 29, 2022
What’s The Right Answer To “How Are You Still Single?”
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a chat about Jared’s upcoming Ted Talk and our new segment for the live tour called “Set U Up?”. The first emailer asks how she’s supposed to respond when dates ask “how are you still single?” Jared explains why guys ask this question, and Jordana shares her past anxiety about it. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a very confused sister. Later, a listener writes in about how her TikTok following is ruining her dating life. Is there a way to explain this part of her life to guys without turning them off? Or are male TikTokers her only options? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about crying, comfort water bottles, and ice cream eating methods. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2022
How Do I Stop Comparing Myself To My Boyfriend’s Ex?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re answering an email from a listener whose boyfriend drunkenly told his friends he was relieved that she wasn’t as hot as his ex. After looking up his ex on Instagram, she started feeling insecure, and her boyfriend didn’t help by overcompensating. Can their relationship move past this? Is he ready to be in a new relationship in the first place? Plus, Jared gives a definitive ranking of the Kardashian family. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 22, 2022
Is The Saying “When You Know You Know” Actually True?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion of the best day of the year for a birthday and how the internet can be a fickle friend. They read a follow up from the listener who wrote in on May 8th, 2022 about Tony the contractor which leads to a discussion about women making the first move. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a wet pair of trousers. Later, an emailer asks if she did herself a disservice by throwing out her old pros and cons lists about her current relationship. Is needing to make a pros and cons list in the first place a bad sign? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about peeing after sex, customer service voices, and sharing medical records. U Up? Live Tickets: Head to https://uuplive.betches.com/ to get your tickets before they sell out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2022
Is This A Red Flag Or Am I The As*hole?
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J&J are back with a Sunday Special, and they start out with a chat about the summer dating season. Next they listen to two new listener jingles which leads to a conversation on how “Les Miserables” is a f*ckboy story. Later they introduce a new segment called The People’s Courtship where Judge J&J will decide who is wrong in a dating situation. This week a listener called the hotline to ask if it was weird for a guy to bring her “grocery store flowers” on a first date. Plus, they talk about how judgmental is too judgmental when it comes to dating. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 15, 2022
When Does A White Lie Become A Regular Lie? Ft. Rebel Wilson
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a conversation about how to keep dating momentum going while you're traveling for work. The first emailer asks about the difference between taking things slow and getting strung along. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a condom balloon. Another emailer asks how much white lies matter after her boyfriend lied to her about going to a strip club. Later, Jared and Jordana are joined by U Up? With Benefits subscriber Rebel Wilson to talk about her dating life and her new movie “Senior Year.” They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about wedding etiquette and recycled playlists. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2022
How To Take The Hint After Shooting Your Shot
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are breaking down the texts between a listener and her almost contractor to decide whether or not he’s interested in her. Should she shoot her shot one more time or is a "k" text the kiss of death? Later, J&J introduce a new segment called Rate My Date where they review creative date ideas submitted by listeners. This week’s submission is a triple date straight out of a fever dream. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 08, 2022
Dating Before & After College
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Jared and Jordana are back with a very special episode recorded from the Pizza Hut struggle bus in Athens, GA. The first emailer asks how to deal with her boyfriend’s controlling mother. Should she take out her nose ring to please her? Is the nose ring really the issue here to begin with? The Awkward Sexual Encounter features a pet octopus. In the next segment presented by Pizza Hut, J&J answer a listener voicemail from the Hut-Line to solve some college dating struggles. The caller asks how she should address moving from college to the real world in her relationship. Is it better to leave the college bubble single? They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about cult leaders, ear wax, and pet tarantulas. Thanks again to our presenting sponsor! Whenever you’re riding the Struggle Bus, order Pizza Hut for carryout or delivery at pizzahut.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2022
“The Ultimatum” Review
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re reviewing Netflix’s newest dating show “The Ultimatum.” They break down why they think each person is actually on the show and how fear of commitment and fear of loneliness come into play. Later, Jared and Jordana explore why marriage isn’t as enticing for men as it is for women and whether or not any of these people are old enough to get married anyway. Plus, they play two new U Up? Jingles submitted by listeners. U Up? Live Tickets: Head to https://uuplive.betches.com/ to get your tickets before they sell out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 01, 2022
How To Weed People Out On The First Date
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a recap of Jordana’s trip to Dallas and a discussion about how Jared’s feeling now that he’s a year out from his breakup. The first emailer writes in about how she always has a good time on first dates, and it leaves her (and her dates) feeling confused about whether or not they have a connection. Can you be too good at first dates? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a steamy bar bathroom encounter. Later, a listener asks if she should finally meet up with a guy she’s been texting since November 2020. Is it possible for the connection to live up to her expectations? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about Ohio, dating app openers, and homemade bidets. U Up? Live Tickets: Head to https://uuplive.betches.com/ to get your tickets before they sell out! (Use presale code BETCHES when checking out to get them before everyone else) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2022
You Can’t Hack The Dating Apps
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week, they answer an email from a guy who has been disappointed by his recent dating experiences. He says he’s looking for a relationship, so where are all the women supposedly looking for commitment? Is he just coming in too hot with what he’s looking for? J&J show him how he’s going about this the wrong way. Plus, they explain how to show you’re looking for a relationship instead of telling. U Up? Live Tickets: Head to https://uuplive.betches.com/ to get your tickets before they sell out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 24, 2022
The Key To A Better Dating Life Is Your Life Outside Of Dating
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IRL Spring is officially here, and Jared and Jordana start this week’s episode with a recap of Jordana’s move and a very exciting U Up? Live announcement. Jordana does a dramatic reading of a text a listener sent to our hotline instead of sending to their ex, and Jared helps to analyze it. The first emailer asks how to not get too excited about every dating prospect when she feels like she doesn’t have many options. The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a “wrong hole” situation. Later, a listener asks what she should do about her boyfriend not being supportive of her desire to drink less. Is this a sign that they’re just not the match? Finally they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about sales calls, honeymoon crashers, and Chipotle orders. U Up? Live Tickets: Head to https://uuplive.betches.com/ to get your tickets before they sell out! (Use presale code BETCHES when checking out to get them before everyone else) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2022
Does Being "Adventurous" Mean Putting Up With No Effort?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Deal Reveal on this week’s Sunday Special, but first they listen to a couple jingles created by listeners. Then, the emailer writes in about a “bizzaro” story of being stood up for a first date, and J&J break down the texts in completely accurate accents. Should she believe his unlikely story? And how can she avoid situations like this in the future? Plus they discuss why you have to embrace being a pain in the ass. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 17, 2022
Is It A Good Sign If A First Date Lasts a Long Time?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a very exciting Betches announcement plus discussions about Jordana’s love of moving and Jared’s Deux Moi fame. Then, they break down some of Jared’s recent dating app dilemmas and talk about how dating apps are like being at a party where half the guests are on shrooms. A massage goes terribly wrong in the Awkward Sexual Encounter. Later, an emailer asks J&J what they think of marathon first dates. If her date had a good enough time to stay for 6 hours, why wouldn’t he want to go on a second date? Finally, they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about birthday dinners, being “gross,” and holding on to old clothes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2022
Are Men Intimidated By Women’s Success?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special episode, and this week the emailer asks if she’s too independent to be in a relationship. She explains that things often fizzle after guys see her house and make comments about how much money she makes. Are men really intimidated by women’s success? Plus, they discuss how to convey that you’re willing to change your priorities for a relationship without sounding despy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 10, 2022
Better App Conversations Come From Better Prompts
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Jared and Jordana are reunited in the studio for this week’s episode, and they start out with a recap of Jordana’s honeymoon and a few luxury lounge complaints. Then, Jared fills Jordana in on everything that’s been happening in his dating life, including redownloading the apps and getting tired of them again all in a 3 week span. Later, J&J play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about grocery shopping, self-help books, and unconventional pajamas. Plus, they listen to some of the jingles submitted by audience members. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 06, 2022
Men Picture The Breakup, Women Picture The Wedding
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On this week’s Sunday Special, the emailer asks Jared and Jordana to help her understand what’s happening with her “best guy friend” who said he wanted to try dating her but kept canceling their dates. Is there any truth to their romance or is she just prematurely writing the “Our Story” page? J&J give her a reality check and discuss whether or not men and women can actually be friends if they’re attracted to each other. They finish the episode with a round of J&J’s Final Say about headphone etiquette and dating app pictures. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 03, 2022
The Upside Of A “Failed” 3-Monther
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start with an email from a listener who doesn’t know how to tell her boyfriend that she used to hook up with her coworker. Does he really need to know or is ignorance bliss? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves canine voyeurism. Later, a U Up? Hotline caller asks why she can’t seem to get past the 3-monther. Finally, J&J wrap up the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about Plan B, abs, and potentially armed robbery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2022
Is Ghosting Ever Okay?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special episode, and this week they answer an email from a listener who wants to know if we’ve created a whole other monster by shaming f*ckboys. She tells a story about how a guy she’d only been going out with for a few weeks asked her on a date to break it off. Did he really think this was better than just sending a text? They finish the episode with a round of J&J’s Final Say about mediocre dating app prompts and dating outside your city. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 27, 2022
The Only Dating Rules That Matter Are Your Own
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about Jordana’s honeymoon plans and their favorite jingles. The first emailer wants to know what the “bare minimum” actually is, and J&J craft an elaborate metaphor comparing dating to apartment hunting. The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a stinker. Later, an emailer asks how she should handle her boyfriend delaying the engagement ring shopping appointment. Is it still romantic if she has to bug him about it? Jared and Jordana finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about hairstyles, Apple Watch interfaces, and packing for vacation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2022
Temporary Relationships: Every Man’s Dream?
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re talking about how to date seriously when you travel for work. The emailer submitted screenshots with a guy she was seeing while living in his city for 13 weeks, and it’s pretty clear he’s not interested in extending her stay. How should she bring up her work situation to avoid guys who only see her as a short term hook up? Plus, Jared shares his experiences dating when traveling all the time. Finally, they play a round of J&J’s Final Say about name mix ups and the future of dating. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 20, 2022
Is Instagram The Ultimate Relationship Test?
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Jared and Jordana start this week’s episode with a story about how Jared accidentally ended up on a 2-on-1 date. The first emailer asks if she should break up with her boyfriend or Instagram after a fight over him not posting her to his account. Would his response have been better if she expressed her concerns differently? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a goose-fueled romcom. Later, a hotline caller asks why women always want to change men. Is he going to have to give up his video games no matter what? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about couples trips, Hinge locations, and credit card roulette. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2022
Is Sliding Into The DMs Less Creepy When Women Do It? Ft. Taylor Tomlinson
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are joined by comedian Taylor Tomlinson to solve dating and chat about her new Netflix special. They start out with a discussion about Taylor’s dating life, mental health journeys, and hate mail. Later, they answer a listener's email about men’s lack of planning skills. Can he really not make a plan or does he just not want to? Plus they discuss whether or not “if he wanted to, he would” is an empowering point of view. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 13, 2022
Is Going On Dates The Same As Dating? Ft. Sebastian Stan & Daisy Edgar-Jones
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a recap of Jordana’s friend’s wedding and a discussion about how men and women look at life stages differently. The first emailer asks if she’s wrong to be turned off by her matches asking for a FaceTime or phone call before the first date. Is this the new normal? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves some unwanted help from the caller’s mom. Later, a listener asks how to go from first dates to dating. Can you really progress a relationship when you’re only seeing each other once a week? Sebastian Stan and Daisy Edgar-Jones join J&J to chat about their new movie “Fresh” and play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about burner phones and food sharing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2022
Is Timing a BS Excuse?
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On this week’s Sunday Special, J&J are breaking down the texts between a listener and a guy she went on a date with while visiting a friend in the city where she plans to move. After a couple weeks of non-stop texting, he sent a text saying he didn’t want to keep talking until she moved. Is it really about timing or was he just not feeling it? They finish the episode with a round of J&J’s Final Say about serial killer jokes and texting chemistry. Send your questions and messages to the podcast by calling: (212) 589-8903 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 06, 2022
Closing The Sexting Gap
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Jared and Jordana are back with another episode, and this week they start out with a discussion about Jared’s birthday reflections and why he doesn’t want to “do drinks” anymore. The first emailer asks how she should tell her boyfriend about her nose job. Will it impact how he sees her? Next, J&J are closing the sexting gap with some help from the sext-y nurse from our February 16th episode. Later, a guy writes in asking how to stop feeling threatened by his girlfriend’s exes. They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about cold sores, the “talking” stage, and going to hell. Send your questions and messages to the podcast by calling: (212) 589-8903 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2022
Is The Instagram Follow A Big Deal In Dating?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Deal Reveal on this week’s Sunday Special. The emailer writes in about a guy she almost overlooked on the apps because of his “weird” profile, but she was pleasantly surprised by how much she liked him. After their 5th date she suggested he follow her on Instagram since she would be leaving town, but he declined. Is this a red flag? Is he self-conscious about his own profile? Plus, they discuss how she should address it. They finish the episode with a Breakup Breakdown featuring the voicemail story of a listener who was dumped via the Golf Channel. Send your questions and messages to the podcast by calling: (212) 589-8903 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 27, 2022
How Do I Stop Being A “Cool Girl”?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out by discussing Jared’s plan for the worst day of the year (AKA his birthday) and his recent foray into van life. Then they discuss the Netflix documentary “The Tinder Swindler” about a man who fooled his Tinder dates into giving him thousands of dollars and what these extreme circumstances can teach the average dater. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a nosey little brother. Later, a listener asks how to stop being a “cool girl.” They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker (including our very first voicemail submission!) about guys trips, sports superstitions, and living without wifi. Send your questions and messages to the podcast by calling: (212) 589-8903 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 23, 2022
Does Acting “Coupley” Actually Mean Anything?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Fuckboy or Nah? on this week’s Sunday Special. The emailer writes in about a guy she met before the holidays. He acted very “coupley,” but a few weeks later, he bailed on their plans and her friend saw him on a date with another woman. Jared and Jordana weigh in on which of his actions actually mean something and give her advice on how to deal with the “we should” kind of guy. Finally, they play a round of J&J’s Final Say about how much you owe someone after a first date and sweaty sex. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 20, 2022
Winter Dating Pep Talk
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana are talking all about how to keep dating fun in the winter. The first emailer asks if it’s worth it to date now or if she should just wait until spring, and J&J give her some tips to spice up her swiping routine. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a very sexy nurse. Later, a listener asks how to tell her boyfriend that she’s not comfortable with him using her phone all the time. Is she right about it being an invasion of privacy? Finally, they finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about birthdays and cat dads. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 16, 2022
Can We Still Be Friends If He Wants To Hook Up With Me?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week, they start with Jared’s love letter to Tom Brady. Then, they break down the texts between a listener and her guy friend. They went on a date, but both agreed they were better off as friends. So why is he now calling her a GILF (grandma I’d like to f*ck)? J&J discuss his motivations and how she should move forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 13, 2022
Valentine’s Day Lightning Round: Embrace The Cliché
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Lightning Round episode, and this time it’s all about Valentine’s Day. They answer 10 questions submitted by our Instagram followers and break down exactly what you should do for Valentine’s Day whether you’re single, in a relationship, or somewhere in between. They walk us through whether or not you should try to “Define the Valentine” around February 14th, and how to go about it if you do. Plus, they discuss why you should lean into the clichés of the holiday and the gift that every guy wants. Send your questions and messages to the podcast by calling: (212) 589-8903 Thanks to our presenting sponsor, Harmless Harvest! Grab your big spoon and try Harmless Harvest today. Check out SpooningSeason.com to improve your spooning skills and learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 09, 2022
“And Just Like That...” Season Review
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are talking all about the first season of And Just Like That. They start out by discussing the glossy legacy of the original Sex and the City and how the creators betrayed its true fans. Where were all the brunch table dating breakdowns? Then, they talk about Carrie and Big’s relationship and how the message was bad for its young, single viewers. Plus, they give their opinions on each and every character. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 06, 2022
Will Men Settle Down With Literally Anyone If The Timing Is Right?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about Jordana’s entry to TikTok and how it differs from Instagram. Then they chat about a long-awaited first date that Jordana set Jared up on. The first emailer asks if the classic Sex And The City quote comparing men to cabs is accurate. Do men actually end up with the first woman that comes along when they decide they’re ready? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a game of musical bunkbeds. The next emailer writes in about how her relationship with her “work husband” is impacting her dating life. How can she back away from this relationship without affecting her work? Finally, they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, presented by Impossible Foods, about cheapskates and open relationships. Thanks to our presenting sponsor Impossible Foods! Visit ImpossibleFoods.com to get with Impossible today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 02, 2022
Does Anything Justify Not Texting Back For Over A Week?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re talking about Jared’s favorite sandwich in LA and how to date someone with a heavy personal life. The emailer writes in about a guy she really likes except that he routinely takes over a week to respond to her texts. When she called him out on it, he revealed that his mom is dying and that’s why his communication has been slow. Can she pursue this relationship without compromising on what she wants? Later, they play a round of J&J’s Final Say about whether or not you should tell on a cheater and unfortunate dating app prompts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 30, 2022
How NOT To Do Long Distance Relationships
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion of how Jordana’s husband feels about her most recent U Up? With Benefits episode. Then, they talk about a full-blown presentation someone DM’d Jared to try to set him up with her friend. Should PowerPoints be a requirement for a fix up? J&J go over each slide to tell you exactly how to make a presentation for your own friends. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a visit from a raccoon. Later, a listener asks how she should deal with her boyfriend not wanting to sext while they’re doing long distance. Is it a deal breaker if she won’t talk about it? Finally, they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, presented by Impossible Foods, about fantasizing to Instagram pics and COVID comfort. Thanks to our presenting sponsor Impossible Foods! Visit ImpossibleFoods.com to get with Impossible today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 26, 2022
West Elm Caleb Is Everything That’s Wrong With Modern Dating
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Jared and Jordana are back with an emergency Sunday Special all about West Elm Caleb, a New York guy who’s blowing up on TikTok for ghosting, love bombing, and sending unsolicited dick pics. Maddy gives the timeline of how this all started, and Jared and Jordana discuss the extent of his offenses. Does he really deserve all of this public shaming? Plus, they talk about how the power dynamics on dating apps play into these issues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 23, 2022
Stop Judging Yourself So Much When Dating
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about the most annoying person on vacation and Jared’s conflicted feelings about dating apps. The first emailer asks how to navigate the early stages of dating a sober person. Should she address it before planning the first date? The Awkward Sexual Encounter was thwarted by a full moon. Later, a listener asks how to deal with their partner being a workaholic. Is there room for compromise or are they just not the match? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about leftovers, white lies, and Jared’s alleged doppelganger. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 19, 2022
Can Awkward Sex Be A Deal Breaker?
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana answer an email from a listener asking if her situationship fizzled because of an awkward sexual encounter. They went on four good dates, but when they finally had sex, it was a letdown. He started being distant afterwards, so she texted him to ask what was up. J&J break down the texts to try to figure out what happened here. Was it really about the sex? And does it really matter either way? Finally, they play a round of J&J’s Final Say about dating rules and dog pics on dating apps. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 16, 2022
Is It Normal To Have FOMO When You’re In A Relationship?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about how we’re all living in an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm and what it takes to really be excited for a first date. The first emailer asks if she’s crazy for wanting to marry her first serious boyfriend. Is FOMO from her single friends a sign that she needs to date around more? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a very needy puppy. Later, an emailer asks how to make it clear to her guy friends that she’s not romantically interested in them. Are they even her friends in the first place? Finally, J&J give justice to The Original Cottage Inn and play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about birth control and dating app ghost writers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 12, 2022
It’s Okay To Admit You Don’t Want Something Casual
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re breaking down the texts between a listener and a guy she’s seeing casually. They talked about making plans for the weekend, but he wasn’t sure of his schedule and said he would let her know. When she didn’t hear from him she assumed he just wasn’t interested, but when he reached out later, she gave him a piece of her mind. Is she wrong for expecting him to follow up on plans even though they were keeping it casual? Plus, they discuss why pretending you don’t care doesn’t work. They finish the episode with a game of J&J’s Final Say to settle the debate on parental approval for moving in together and bad dating app profiles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 09, 2022
Is It A Red Flag If My Boyfriend Stays In Touch With His Ex?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about their New Year’s resolutions. Then, they answer an email regarding a TikTok that lists questions you should ask on a first date to avoid wasting time. Do those questions actually help you get to know someone? Is anything really a waste of time in dating? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a chicken suit. Later, an emailer writes in about setting boundaries with her boyfriend’s ex. Is an ex ever calling just to “catch up”? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about never-nudes, first date hygiene, and chain restaurants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 05, 2022
Is It Possible To Separate A Potential Love Interest From Their Income?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re talking all about money and dating. First, they answer an email from a listener who makes ten times more than her boyfriend. Should she decline his offers to pay for dates? Then, Jared and Jordana are joined by Kurt and Steven, the stars of Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer, to discuss the new show and how much money matters when it comes to love. Finally, they debate some unpopular opinions about jobs, money, and dating multiple people at once. Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer premieres with a two-hour event on Thursday, January 6 at 8/7 Central on FOX Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 02, 2022
What Does “Settling” Actually Mean?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out by reflecting on this year of the pod. The first emailer asks if she’s being too picky or not picky enough when it comes to dating. Should she swipe right on fewer people or give those matches more time to develop a connection? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a missing condom. Later, a listener asks if guys like her less because she offers to pay for dates. Is it a turn off to men? Finally, J&J play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about masturbation, shirtless selfies, and New Year’s Eve. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 29, 2021
Why Do Some Women Reject “Sweet” Guys?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they start out with a discussion about being single around the holidays. Then, they dissect the breakup texts between a listener and a woman he went on two dates with. Why would she keep flirting with him after saying she doesn’t want to go out again? Plus, they discuss why she says he’s too sweet for her. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 26, 2021
Jordana’s Wedding: A Dramatic Reading (U Up? With Benefits Excerpt)
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As a special holiday gift, we present to you an excerpt from Jordana’s wedding, as read by J&J on the latest U Up? With Benefits. To hear more, subscribe now on Apple Podcasts or Spotify and check out the episode entitled “Jordana’s U Up? Themed Wedding”. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 23, 2021
Does Every Situationship Deserve A Breakup?
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Jared and Jordana start this week’s episode with a discussion of Jared’s first appearance on @deuxmoi and how men approach commitment differently than women. Then, an emailer asks how to break up with someone she’s never even met. The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a fast and furious adventure. Later, a listener writes in about a situation with her long distance boyfriend who doesn’t want to move to be near her. What does his resistance mean for their relationship? Finally, they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about SAT scores and love languages. Be sure to visit highnoonspirits.com to find out more about their delicious hard seltzer! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 22, 2021
Why Does He Keep Texting Me Without Planning A Date?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Deal Reveal on this week’s Sunday Special. A listener submitted screenshots from a guy who rescheduled a date because he was sick. He kept the conversation going for a while but eventually left her on read. Why would he put in the effort to keep texting her to ghost later? Should she ask him what went wrong? Finally, they play a new game called J&J’s Final Say where Jared and Jordana weigh in on Instagram polls about bringing your S.O. home for the holidays and using dates to move on from a break up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 19, 2021
Does It Matter How Many People They’ve Slept With Before You?
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On today’s episode Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about Jared’s new favorite first date spot and Jordana’s first date shirt. The first emailer asks if the number of people you’ve slept with matters in a relationship. Should she be concerned if her boyfriend initially lied about his “body count”? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves an unexpected guest. Later, an emailer asks how she should approach dating while freezing her eggs. When should she bring this up to guys she’s dating? Finally, they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about French kissing and car decorations. Be sure to visit highnoonspirits.com to find out more about their delicious hard seltzer! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 15, 2021
All Too Well (Taylor’s Version) (J&J’s Version)
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re talking all about Taylor Swift and the ten minute version of All Too Well. Jordana shares how her own dating experiences have informed her perspective on the song, and they discuss the nuance that is missing from the Jake Gyllenhaal conversation. Plus, they talk about how failed 3-monthers can actually make you a better dater. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 12, 2021
Jared Reviews Jordana’s Wedding
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Jared and Jordana start out this week’s episode with a recap of Jordana’s wedding and her feelings about being married. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a trip to the emergency room. Later, a listener writes in asking if guys are no longer approaching women in bars post-lockdown. Is this a new trend in the dating world or are these guys just not into her? Finally, they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about Photoshop and charcuterie boards. Be sure to visit highnoonspirits.com to find out more about their delicious hard seltzer! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 08, 2021
Do I Really Need My Stuff Back From My Ex?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re answering an email from a listener who’s trying to get her stuff back from her ex. What is his motivation to hang on to these things? And what items should you just let go of in a breakup? Plus, they discuss how the reasons for a breakup get spun by each side of the relationship. Finally, they play a round of Sunday Swiping Scaries about fish pictures and goat DNA. Be sure to visit highnoonspirits.com to find out more about their delicious hard seltzer! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 05, 2021
You Are Your Explore Page
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Jared and Jordana start this week’s episode by planning a full night out for the U Up? Live show. The first emailer asks if she’s the asshole for swiping left based on height. Should she stick with her preference or try to be open in case she misses out on a great match? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a roommate that didn’t realize what she was walking in on. The next emailer asks how she can make it clear that she’s networking and not flirting with men she meets at events. Finally, they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about wedding dates and meeting the parents. Be sure to visit highnoonspirits.com to find out more about their delicious hard seltzer! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 01, 2021
When To Take The Loss In Dating
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Jared and Jordana start out this week’s Sunday Special with a discussion about Thanksgiving plans and traditions. Then, a listener asks if she was the f*ckboy in the situation and whether or not the guy’s response was justified. Is it ever okay to send a Venmo request for a meal you originally agreed to pay for? Finally, they play a round of Sunday Swiping Scaries featuring overly sexual and overly earnest prompt responses. Be sure to visit highnoonspirits.com to find out more about their delicious hard seltzer! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 28, 2021
The Pros & Cons Of Meeting On The Apps
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana are back in the brand new Betches office recording IRL. They start out with a discussion about two NY Post articles about “golden penis syndrome” and divorce rates among couples who met on dating apps. Then they discuss the new Hinge voice recording feature and whether or not they would use it on their own profiles. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves shower sex and a flooded pool table. Then they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about lying about your location, dog Instagram accounts, and bedtime routines. Be sure to visit highnoonspirits.com to find out more about their delicious hard seltzer! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 24, 2021
How To Handle A Breakup With A Coworker
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are helping a listener who’s going through a break up with a coworker. After a pretty rough break up on her birthday, he’s been completely avoiding her at work and making things uncomfortable. How should she reach out to him to end the awkwardness? Plus, they discuss his motives for ignoring her. Finally, they play Sunday Swiping Scaries with dating app prompts submitted by our Instagram followers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 21, 2021
Lightning Round: Thanksgiving Invites, Holiday Gifts, And Nosey Family Members
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana are back with another Lightning Round answering 10 questions submitted by our Instagram followers all about dating during the holiday season with topics ranging from buying gifts to dealing with nosey family members. Plus, they discuss deciding where to spend the holidays when you’re in a relationship, keeping dating momentum going during the holiday season, and tips for bringing someone home for the first time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 17, 2021
How To Stop Wasting Time On People Who Aren’t Making You A Priority
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re analyzing the texts between a listener and a guy who keeps canceling because he’s busy and exhausted. Will he want to date when the time is right or is he just looking for a hookup? Later, J&J play a new game called Sunday Swiping Scaries where they discuss dating app prompts submitted by our Instagram followers and decide whether to swipe right or left. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 14, 2021
Do Exes Always Come Back? Ft. Ricky Velez
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Jared and Jordana start this week’s episode with a discussion about the differences between Jordana’s eating habits and her fiancé’s. The first emailer asks if walking away to get a guy to commit ever works. Does it actually mean anything when guys come back? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a misplaced piece of gum. Another emailer asks if being disinterested in sex is a sign she should end her long term relationship. Finally, J&J are joined by comedian Ricky Velez to discuss his new HBO special and play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about concerts, creepy exes, and TSA pre-check. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 10, 2021
When Should Couples Start Mixing Finances? Ft. Berna Anat
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are joined by Berna Anat, the host of Betches’ new financial podcast Money Please. They start with a discussion about how Berna ended her long-term relationship and how they mixed and unmixed their finances. Then they answer an email from a listener whose boyfriend is resisting starting a savings account with her. Is his hesitation about his relationship with money or his relationship with her? Plus, they discuss how money is tied to our emotions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 07, 2021
Is Dating Easier For Men?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about Jordana’s final weeks of wedding planning and whether or not dating is easier for guys. The first emailer asks if her boyfriend is too close to his mom. Will she ever be his go-to for advice and support? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a hat-fish situation. Later, a listener asks how seriously she should take other women’s warnings about a guy she went on three great dates with. Finally, J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about seat belts and Androids. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 03, 2021
The Best Way To Approach Failed Situationships
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week, they start out with a discussion about why they love Halloween and their costume plans. This week’s emailer asks if you can set your standards too soon. In her relationship with a self-proclaimed avoidant dater, she tried to call him out for keeping her at a distance and asked if he saw their relationship getting more serious. It didn’t go as she hoped, and now she’s wondering how things would’ve gone if she had waited to set her standard. Plus, they discuss why people date with no purpose in mind. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 31, 2021
What Is “The Reveal”?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a chat about the updated Betches office and a recent dating app interaction Jared had. The first emailer asks if “we weren’t exclusive” is the new “we were on a break.” Is exclusivity a technicality? And are there different expectations for people you meet IRL versus on the apps? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a drunken disaster. Later, a listener asks why she feels the need to “win” the break up with her ex. Finally, they finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about dog dads, mama’s boys, and wine etiquette. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 27, 2021
How To Cut Ties With The Guy In Your DMs
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week, a listener is trying to figure out if a guy she’s talking to is flirting or just being friendly. J&J dissect their texts and DMs to decide. Should she make a move? Plus they discuss why men love vague relationships and what they get out of them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 24, 2021
How To Talk To Your S.O. About Sex
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with an update on Jordana’s braces and a discussion about how dental customer service relates to dating. The first email is from a listener who wants to know how to get her boyfriend to put in more effort in bed. How should she bring this up to him in a constructive way? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a nose bleed and an unfortunate roommate run in. Later, a listener asks if she should get back together with her ex. Is getting back together ever a good idea? Finally, J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about cringe-worthy hobbies and third wheels on the first date. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 20, 2021
How To Write An Effective Standard-Setting Text
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re answering an email from a listener who wants to know if it’s ever worth it to “chase” someone. After three dates, she felt like his communication became inconsistent and he always had excuses to not meet up, so she sent a text to set her standard. Jared and Jordana debate the effectiveness of her text and analyze his response. Should she keep pursuing this guy? Plus, they discuss why guys don’t take the out when you give it to them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 17, 2021
What Are The Signs That You’re In Love?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about generational differences in wedding customs and why everyone loved The White Lotus. The first email is from an admittedly analytical listener asking how you actually know when you’re in love. Could research ever find you an answer? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a close call with a friend’s parents. Later, a friend group asks how to deal with making more money than most of the guys she ends up dating in their small hometown. How should they talk about money with their dates? And how should they handle men who are intimidated by this wage gap? Finally they end the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about siblings, private social clubs, and LinkedIn stalking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 13, 2021
When Is It Okay To Have A Serious Conversation Over Text?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week, a listener wants to know if he’s in the wrong for asking for less communication. After a girl he was newly seeing started texting him a lot, he asked to dial it back, but her reaction was not what he expected. How should he have handled this situation? Plus, they discuss when, if ever a text is better than a phone call for a serious conversation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 10, 2021
How Dating Buzzwords Might Be Hurting Your Love Life
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about Jared’s decision to download Hinge and what makes someone good at using dating apps. The first emailer asks what the difference is between love bombing and the honeymoon phase. Does love bombing always have to be toxic? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves an OB/GYN in training. Later, an emailer asks how to deal with going out with her friends and getting more attention from guys than they do. J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about first date selfies, indigestion, and rule followers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 06, 2021
Am I The F*ckboy?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week a listener wants to know if she’s the f*ckboy. After being ghosted by a f*ckboy, she doesn’t believe the romantic things he says when he comes back into her life, but she continues to hook up with him anyway. Is she leading him on now? Plus, J&J discuss relationships that drain your dating battery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 03, 2021
Would You Really Want To Know Why Someone Broke Up With You?
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Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about Jordana’s wedding decision process and all the reasons you should come to the U Up? Live show on December 8th. The first emailer asks how much information is too much in a breakup. Is it helpful to give someone the specific reason you’re ending a relationship or is it just cruel? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a blow job mishap. Later, a listener asks how she should balance wanting to date with loving her consistent routine. J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about business dinners, Kim Kardashian, and shower schedules. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 29, 2021
How To Confront Your S.O. About Sketchy Texts
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re helping a listener who saw something suspicious on her boyfriend’s phone. Should she be concerned by this message? How should she bring this up to him without breaking the trust in their relationship? Plus, they discuss how to deal with his potential reactions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 26, 2021
How To Know If You’re A Rebound
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with an update on Jordana’s orthodontic journey and an exciting announcement. The first email asks how to know if you’re someone’s rebound. If they constantly bring up their ex, does it mean they’re not over them? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves an unusual request. Later, a listener asks if a guy she’s seeing is doing too much too soon. Is he weird or is she just not into him? J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about vaccination cards and Instagram pictures. U Up? Live is coming back this winter for a one-day show on December 8 in New York City! Tickets are available for pre-sale starting September 22nd. Visit betches.co/uuplive21 and use code BETCHES between now and Friday before tickets are made available to everyone! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 22, 2021
Are Different Political Views A Deal Breaker?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week’s episode is all about navigating political and cultural differences in dating. They start out with a conversation about how heightened political differences have manifested on dating apps. Then they answer an email from a listener about a guy she’s been seeing who has different opinions on heavy topics like guns. Do their differences mean they’re doomed? Plus they discuss how you should broach conversations about these topics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 19, 2021
Can I Be Confident And Insecure At The Same Time? Ft. Violet Benson
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out by recapping Jordana’s birthday celebration. An emailer writes in asking how to flirt IRL. How should she express interest outside of texting and social media? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a very hot car. Later, they answer an email from a listener asking how to be vulnerable with her partner about her insecurities. Finally, J&J are joined by Violet Benson, host of Too Tired To Be Crazy, to discuss her dating life and play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about roommates and squatty potties. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 15, 2021
What Does A F*ckboy Get Out Of Being Friends?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another F*ckboy or Nah? on this week’s Sunday Special. An emailer describes her situationship with a guy she met last October. At first he says he didn’t want a relationship and she was fine with that, but they continued to hang out and hook up. Eventually they have a DTR talk and he says he can see them dating in the future, but he needs to figure his own life out. Is he a f*ckboy for giving her hope for the future? Or should she have taken him at his original word? Plus they discuss how to know what being in love feels like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 12, 2021
What To Do When You Let Your “Crazy” Show Too Soon Ft. Giannina Gibelli
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out by answering an email from a listener who’s perfectly happy with her boyfriend except that she’s not physically attracted to him. Can attraction grow over time? Is it a deal breaker if it doesn’t? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a bloody nightmare. Later, an emailer asks if she can recover from letting her “crazy” show too soon. Should she address it or just move on? Finally, J&J are joined by Love Is Blind star Giannina Gibelli to chat about life after the show and play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about making plans, serial daters, and wedge salads. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2021
How Long Is Too Long To Wait For A Text Back?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special. This week, an emailer writes in asking if long response times over text are always a bad sign. Do long messages make up for taking 48 hours to respond? Are these long waiting periods okay at any point in a relationship? Plus, they discuss what enthusiasm actually looks like over text. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 05, 2021
Should I Accept A “Hangout” Date?
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Jared and Jordana start this week’s episode with a recap of Jordana’s trip to Greece, an update on Jared’s week of shows in Chicago, and Jordana’s feelings on the first Betches baby. A listener emails in asking if you can be too busy to date. Is it even worth it to schedule a date two weeks away? Or does she need to reprioritize? The awkward sex story involves a misplaced naked man. Later, an emailer asks how to go back to “real” dates after you’ve done a “hangout” date. Is there a more serious version of the hangout date? Finally, J&J play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker that leaves them asking, “How many plants is too many plants?” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2021
What You Should Ask Yourself Before You Break Up Ft. Logan Ury
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On this week’s Sunday Special episode, Logan Ury, author of How To Not Die Alone and Director of Relationship Science at Hinge, is back to share more wisdom with Jared and Jordana. They start out with a discussion about post-pandemic dating from Logan’s research at Hinge and how it might be different from what “shot girl summer” predicted. Then, they discuss why we often look over the consistent, “nice” person and tips for going on dates the right way. Finally, they answer an email from a listener who isn’t sure if she wants to stay with her boyfriend of 5 years, and Logan gives advice on how to know if you’re settling or not. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 29, 2021
Lightning Round: Dating In The Age Of Social Media
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Jared and Jordana are back with your comprehensive guide to social media and dating. They answer 10 questions submitted by @uuppod Instagram followers and give real solutions to all of your social media issues, from how to craft the perfect DM to when to make your relationship Instagram official. Plus, they discuss which social media behavior should be a red flag. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2021
Does Playing Games Ever Work?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Deal Reveal on this week’s Sunday Special episode. A listener shares screenshots of texts between her and a guy she had been dating for about 3 months. They met through mutual friends, but he was sketchy about her meeting his other friends. After an awkward situation where neither of them made the move to say hello in public, she decided to call it off. Did she overreact? Or did the situation prove that they’re looking for different things? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 22, 2021
Why Would He Act Like My Boyfriend But Not Want To Date?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a chat about Jordana’s upcoming trip to Greece. Then, J&J answer an email from a listener for our newest segment, F*ckboy or Nah? Does honesty make someone exempt from f*ckboyhood? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a mystery for Jared and Jordana to solve. Later, they answer an email about money etiquette when on vacation with your boyfriend’s family. Should you make an effort to pay for something or enjoy the hospitality? They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker that sparks a conversation about moms on Facebook and Close Friends on Instagram. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2021
Can You Set Your Standard Too Low?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Deal Reveal on this week’s Sunday Special. The listener’s first date with a guy she met on a dating app went well, but the second date was rescheduled and the third was canceled. She sent a text setting her standard for following through on dates, and they ended up deciding to take things slow and keep it casual. Over a few weeks of being friends with benefits, his communication gets more and more inconsistent, and he ultimately tells her they can’t hook up anymore. Why would he want to end a casual but consistent hookup? Plus, J&J discuss the expectations in a casual relationship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 15, 2021
How To Date Multiple People At Once
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about the wedding industry and the fear of being judged. The first email asks how to juggle dating multiple people at once. When does she have to choose one guy to focus on? Does she need to tell them she’s dating around? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a dangerous food fetish. Later, J&J answer another email from a listener asking how she should bring up that she’s unsure about having kids. Finally, they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker that sparks a conversation about poetry, social media comments, and picky eaters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2021
When Is It Time To Block Someone?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re talking about how to end it with a friend with benefits. A listener shares screenshots from her FWB who won’t take a hint that she’s no longer interested. Did she lead him on? How can she cut ties without feeling guilty? Plus they discuss the female version of a f*ckboy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 08, 2021
What Does Being A F*ckboy Actually Mean?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana discuss a DM Jared received asking whether or not a guy is a f*ckboy, which prompted the question: “What is a f*ckboy anyway?” J&J break down what actually makes someone a f*ckboy and where a lot of people get the definition wrong. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves an infection in an unexpected area. Later, an emailer asks how to break off a relationship with her professor without getting anyone in trouble or impacting her grades. Finally, they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker that sparks a conversation about unconventional living situations and going viral. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2021
Your Love Language Is Whatever You’re Getting The Least
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special all about love languages. Jared starts by explaining why he doesn’t like them, and then they answer an email from a listener who asks how to get more words of affirmation from her husband. Is it annoying for her to keep asking? Plus, Jordana shares a similar issue she had with her fiancé and how she dealt with it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 01, 2021
Is Cheating Always A Deal Breaker?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start with a discussion about what makes a good first date. The first emailer asks if she should change one of her Hinge prompts. Will some guys always try to make it sexual or is her prompt putting out that vibe? A listener’s romantic vacation goes to sh*t in the Awkward Sexual Encounter. Later, they answer an email from a listener whose boyfriend of 10 years cheated on her. Can they still make it work? Finally, they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker that leads to a conversation about bedroom decor, weight loss, and outfit choices. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2021
How To Date In Your Twenties Ft. Dr. Meg Jay
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are joined by Dr. Meg Jay, author of The Defining Decade. They start out with a discussion about how the phrase “30 is the new 20” has affected twenty-somethings’ mindsets and how gender stereotypes play into dating problems. Later, Dr. Jay explains how the “strength of weak ties” can help you meet your match. Finally, they answer an email from a listener who asks if it’s even worth it to date in your early twenties when so much of your future is still up in the air. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 25, 2021
Why Am I Offended If I Don't Even Like Him?
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Jared and Jordana start this week’s episode with a conversation about Jordana’s pre-wedding feelings and prep. The first email is from a listener whose ego is bruised after a guy she thought was really into her updated his dating app profile. They’re not exclusive, and she’s still using the apps, so why does it still feel personal? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves an unfortunate butt dial. Later, an emailer asks how to set boundaries when her boyfriend lives with his parents. Should he be more independent from his family? And is it rude to ask to spend less time with his family? They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about Instagram hashtags, former friends with benefits, and unread text messages. Get the brand new "IRL Summer" hat by going to: shop.betches.com/collections/uup Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2021
How To Know If The Timing Is Off Or If They're Just Not That Into You
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana break down the text messages between a listener and a guy she met through mutual friends at a wedding. After 3 dates, he sends her a text saying he’s not ready for a new relationship after his last ended, but that he’ll let her know when he’s ready to “pursue.” Is there still hope for something in the future? Or is he just letting her down easy? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 18, 2021
Lightning Round: Your Summer Dating Questions Answered
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana are back with another Lightning Round answering 10 questions submitted by our Instagram followers all about summer dating with topics ranging from group dates to vacation communication. Plus, they discuss how to meet people off the apps and whether or not serious relationships are possible during IRL Summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 14, 2021
What To Do When You Catch Feelings And They Don’t
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Deal Reveal on this week’s Sunday Special. A listener shared screenshots of her conversation with a guy she was seeing long-distance for about two months. It was supposed to be casual, but she caught feelings and his reaction was confusing. If he says he didn’t want to end things, why would he still be using Tinder? Can she still bring this up even if they haven’t put a label on it? Plus, they discuss what it actually means to use someone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 11, 2021
Why Don’t My Friends Like The Guy I’m Seeing? Ft. Iliza Shlesinger & Margaret Cho
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On this week’s episode, J&J start out with a recap of Jordana’s bachelorette party. The first emailer asks how she should respond to her friends’ concerns about a guy she’s seeing. Why won’t they elaborate on their warnings? And should she give him a chance to explain himself? A listener’s fiancé confesses a dirty little secret during the Awkward Sexual Encounter. Then, a listener asks if you can get back together if the breakup was for mental health reasons. Should he reach out or let it go? Later, Jared and Jordana are joined by Iliza Shlesinger and Margaret Cho to chat about their new movie Good on Paper and the real-life story behind it. Finally, they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker inspired by the movie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2021
Am I Settling Or Did I Just Find The Right Person Early? Ft. Lori Gottlieb
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are joined by psychotherapist and author Lori Gottlieb. They start out with a discussion of what type of relationship issues Lori sees in therapy and how COVID has impacted them. Then they get into Lori’s book Marry Him and what you should actually look for in a long-term partner. Later, they answer an email from a listener who is anxious about planning a future with her boyfriend. Is it normal for her to feel she should date around more? How can she stop feeling like the grass is greener on the other side? Plus, they discuss how our pasts play out in our dating choices. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 04, 2021
How To Tell If A F*ckboy Has Actually Changed
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On this week’s episode, Jordana and Jared start out with a tale about Jordana’s phone and her plans for her bachelorette party. Then they answer an email from a listener asking if a f*ckboy can change his ways. Does him not wanting to hook up mean he’s more into her or less? The Awkward Sexual Encounter almost ended with penis surgery. Then (content warning) at around the 49 minute mark, a listener shares a story about being harassed by a stranger and asks how to turn down men when they hit on you in public. What should you do to stay safe in this situation? Finally, they finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker that sparks a discussion about pregnancy paranoia and unexpected erections. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2021
Am I Being Avoidant Or Do I Just Not Like Him?
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are breaking down the texts between a listener and a guy she ended things with after six weeks because he never wanted to sleep over. Did she end it too soon? Or did she never really like him in the first place? Plus they discuss miscommunication when it comes to dating expectations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 27, 2021
How To Keep Your Summer Fling From Fizzling Ft. Jared’s College Ex, Ashley Bisman
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On this week’s episode, J&J start with an email from a listener asking how to keep the dating momentum going while you’re traveling. Should she try to keep in contact while she’s out of town? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a dinner disaster. Later, a listener asks how to deal with being stereotyped by people she’s dating. Are stereotypes the real reason this guy doesn’t want to take her hiking? Finally, Jared and Jordana are joined by Jared’s college ex and author Ashley Bisman for a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker that sparks a discussion about multi-level marketing companies and Shrek. Check out Ashley's brand new book: Chasing Butterflies Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2021
Should I Call Out A Breadcrumber?
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On this week’s Sunday Special, J&J answer an email from a listener about how to deal with breadcrumbing. Should you call the breadcrumber out? Are you also a breadcrumber for continuing the conversation? Plus they discuss how to take control of your dating life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 20, 2021
Is It Weird To DM Someone If You Didn’t Match On The Apps?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about freezing your eggs and what it means for dating. Then they answer a listener's email about sliding into someone’s Twitter DMs. Can Twitter DMs be used for dating like Instagram? What should she say to make her move? An emailer finds a surprise in her sink during the Awkward Sexual Encounter. Later, a listener asks how to compromise on decor when moving in with your significant other. What can differences in decor style tell you about a relationship? Finally, J&J end the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker that sparks a conversation about phone contact names for parents and bumping into dates while they’re on other dates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2021
Is Infidelity Inevitable? Ft. Dan Savage
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are joined by relationship and sex columnist Dan Savage. They start out with a discussion of how Dan’s advice has evolved over the past 30 years and his thoughts on monogamy. Later, they answer an email from a listener whose ex-boyfriend left her for the same woman they had a threesome with. How should she approach threesomes in her current relationship? Plus, they discuss how to develop trust and boundaries in an open relationship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 13, 2021
Do I Have What It Takes To Have A Hot Girl Summer?
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Jared and Jordana start this week’s episode with a conversation about the world opening back up when you’re single versus when you’re in a relationship. Then they read a break up contract sent to a listener by her now ex-boyfriend. Can you take a long-term relationship back to a short-term relationship? How do finances play into a breakup? A listener learns about blue balls in the Awkward Sexual Encounter. Later, J&J answer an email asking exactly how to have a hot girl summer. Finally, Dylan Hafer, host of Betches’ new podcast Pop Alarm, joins J&J for a round of celeb-inspired Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2021
Why Do Exes Come Back Pretending To Want Friendship
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Deal Reveal on this week’s Sunday Special. This week’s emailer wants to know if her ex actually wants to be friends or if there’s another reason for him staying in touch. Is it ever a good idea to stay friends with an ex? J&J break down why he’s holding onto the friendship and what she should do about it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2021
Lightning Round: Dating App Pictures, Bad Kissers, And Emotionally Slutty Boyfriends
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On this week’s episode Jared and Jordana are back with another Lightning Round, answering 20 questions submitted by our Instagram followers with topics ranging from first date conversations to spicing up long-distance relationships. Plus, they discuss the best pictures to use on dating apps and how to correct someone’s kissing style. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2021
Are Personality Types Relevant In Dating?
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J&J are back with another Sunday Special all about personality types and how they factor into dating. They answer an email from a Type A listener with a Type B boyfriend who doesn’t know how to deal with their differences. Do these personality types actually determine compatibility? Do opposites attract or are their differences in cleanliness and punctuality a deal breaker? Plus, they discuss how to assess which qualities are most important to you in a partner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 30, 2021
How To Hit On Someone Without Being Creepy Ft. Camille Kostek
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a pep talk for going back out into the world. Then they answer an email from a listener who doesn’t know if she should ask someone out at their workplace. Is there an appropriate way to show someone you’re interested without making them uncomfortable? A listener gets an unpleasant surprise during the Awkward Sexual Encounter. Later, they weigh in on an email from a listener wondering what it means for her relationship that she actually enjoys dating long distance. Finally, J&J are joined by Wipeout Host Camille Kostek for a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker that sparks a discussion about skincare, unconventional living situations, and Instagram captions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2021
Is Alcohol F*cking Up My Dating Life?
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Jordana and Jared are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re reading texts from a listener who thinks she might have ruined her chances with a dating app match by drunk texting him. The emailer describes her previous pattern of drinking too much and scaring guys off with her drunk texts, but she got it together during quarantine and finally feels ready to get back out there. That is until a night out with her coworkers. How should she address the drunk texts? And should she tell him she’s working on her relationship with alcohol? Plus J&J discuss when it’s time to talk to a professional. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 23, 2021
Dealing With A Breakup
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J&J start the show with a conversation about Jared’s relationship status. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a 69 gone wrong. Later, they answer a listener email about a guy who wants to be in a one-sided open relationship. Is it a red flag that he wants her to sleep with other people? Jared and Jordana finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about vaping, voice messages, and airport hygiene. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2021
How To Tell Your Best Friend You Have Feelings For Them Ft. Tinx
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are joined by Tinx, and they start with a discussion about the differences between dating in NYC, LA, and San Francisco. Then they dive into Tinx’s dating life and her Box Theory about the right time to sleep with someone you’re dating. Later, they answer a listener’s email asking if she should tell her best friend she has feelings for him, and Tinx shares her personal experience of falling in love with her best guy friend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2021
Will My Relationship Survive After The Pandemic?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another episode, and they start out with a discussion of the viral video of Ben Affleck shooting his shot with a woman who unmatched him on Raya. The first email asks how to deal with going back to the office when her boyfriend wants to continue their nomadic pandemic lifestyle. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves three condoms and a dog. Later, J&J try to figure out why a guy bailed on a listener in the middle of their first date. They finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about Chick-Fil-A and a recycled pick-up video. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2021
A Matchmaker’s Guide To Finding Love Ft. Matchmaker Maria
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On this week’s Sunday Special episode, Jared and Jordana are joined by Matchmaker Maria. They start out with a discussion about how Maria got into matchmaking and how she applied her matchmaking strategies to meeting her own husband. Maria breaks down how the matchmaking process works, the types of guys who hire matchmakers, and how men and women differ when it comes to matchmaking. Later, Maria explains when to have sex with someone new using her 12 date rule, and they answer an email asking about how to set up your friends the right way. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 09, 2021
Is Faking An Orgasm Anti-Feminist?
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This week, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about experimenting with your look. The first email asks about the etiquette of orgasms. Is it ever okay to fake it? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is almost too gross to believe. Later, an emailer asks J&J to sort out her boyfriend’s shady phone behavior. Is it always a bad sign if your S.O. doesn’t want to share their passcode? Finally, they finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker that sparks a discussion about someone’s history of cheating and peeing in cups. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2021
Not Everyone Who Doesn’t Want To Date You Is A F*ckboy
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re breaking down texts from a “verbose fuckboy.” The listener received some very lengthy text messages from someone she was dating essentially saying, “it’s not you, it’s me.” Does his long explanation and apology mean he is being genuine? Or is he just like other guys who run at the first sign of a serious relationship? Plus, they discuss what actually makes someone a f*ckboy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 02, 2021
How To Have Casual Hookups Without Feeling Disrespected
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a conversation about the energy in NYC and the post-pandemic dating scene. The first email asks how to have casual relationships without feeling disrespected. Are they always just about 2AM booty calls? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a bed wetter and an early morning streak across a college campus. Later, a listener writes in hypothesizing that you shouldn’t date someone who’s new to your city if you’re looking for a serious relationship. How should someone who just moved to town position themselves if they are looking for something serious? Finally, they finish the episode with a new segment called What Would J&J Say? to ghostwrite a listener's text to her ex-boyfriend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2021
Is My Coworker Flirting Or Just Being Friendly?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re talking all about relationships with coworkers. An emailer writes in wanting to know if her work crush is flirting with her or just being friendly after their first Zoom meeting felt more like a first date and he offered to help her move. Should she make another move after her initial ask for drinks fell through? Plus, they share their general advice for navigating romantic relationships at work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 25, 2021
What You Should Know Before You Pay For Dating App Features
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a conversation about the paid bonus features on dating apps and if using them makes you look desperate. Would you be turned off by someone sending you a Hinge rose? This week’s Awkward Sexual Encounter is surprisingly nutritious. Later, an emailer writes in asking how to find an “ass-smacking nice guy” after not feeling the sexual chemistry on first dates. Is there a middle ground between the guy who’s too shy to make a move and the guy only looking to hook up? Finally, J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about verified check marks and Alexa devices. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2021
Is He Bad At Planning Or Does He Just Not Care?
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Jordana and Jared are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re dissecting texts between a listener and a guy who keeps rescheduling their dates. The emailer thinks the chemistry is there but worries he’s only looking to hook up. How many chances should you give someone to schedule a real date? Should she give him another chance if he reaches out again? Plus, they discuss how to know if a guy is taking you seriously. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 18, 2021
Are You Setting Your Standards Or Avoiding Rejection?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about adult braces and sharing your space with a significant other during quarantine. An emailer sends in a screenshot of a dating app conversation where she sets her standards of looking for a relationship, but she isn’t sure if the response is sincere. At what point does the “what are you looking for?” conversation actually matter? During the Awkward Sexual Encounter, a listener gets nostalgic about a water bed mishap. Later, an emailers asks for advice on how to handle meeting her boyfriend’s parents when they’re already biased against her for her age and ethnic background. How should her boyfriend be responding to this situation? Finally, J&J finish the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker that sparks a discussion about Cheesecake Factory and first date locations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2021
How To Spot a Lazy Dater Before You Get In Too Deep
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Jordana and Jared are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re discussing when you can assume exclusivity with someone you’re seeing. A listener writes in after her DTR conversation with a long-distance romance did not go as she hoped. Was she reading the signs all wrong? Plus, they talk about the clues that someone is a lazy dater. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 11, 2021
Lightning Round: Dating App Tips, F*ckboy Streaks, And Running Into Exes
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana change things up with a lightning round of questions submitted by our Instagram followers. Instead of our usual email format, they answer 20 questions with topics ranging from how to get excited about using the dating apps, to running into exes, to how to get your S.O. to go to therapy. Plus, they give their best tips for moving in with your partner, making a dating app profile, and reaching out to a fling that ended because of the pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2021
Why Do People Still Get Married?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re talking about a listener’s unpopular opinion on marriage. The emailer doesn’t think marriage is right for him, not because he’s afraid of commitment but because he doesn’t think it holds the same value in a modern relationship. Is it okay to date without having the end goal of marriage? How should you explain that to your S.O.? Plus, J&J talk about the benefits of marriage today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 04, 2021
How Long Should It Take For Them To Say “I Love You”?
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This week, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about a survey sent to a listener by two of his dating app matches. Is this actually a good way to get to know someone? Next, a listener writes in for help after she told her boyfriend she loved him and he didn’t say it back. Can you ever come back from that conversation if it doesn't go well? Later, an awkward date takes the joke too far in an Awkward Sexual Encounter. Another emailer asks for advice on getting back together with an ex whose family doesn’t like her, but J&J see some bigger problems with the relationship. Finally, they finish up the episode by playing Red Flag or Deal Breaker which sparks a discussion about zodiac compatibility and LinkedIn affairs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2021
Am I An As*hole If I Keep Hooking Up With Someone Who Has Feelings For Me?
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Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re discussing how to interpret a guy’s lovey dovey messages and whether or not they mean he wants something more. A listener writes in detailing her vacation fling that she doesn’t believe could be a long-term match for her. Does she need to tell him she doesn’t want anything serious or can she continue her beachy booty call without addressing his feelings? Plus, they talk about the best way to be honest about your intentions for a relationship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 28, 2021
Can You Call Dibs On A Dating App Match?
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On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start the podcast off by discussing the pros and cons of continuing a long-term relationship that started in college. A listener writes in asking if it’s possible to make things work with her boyfriend even though she feels like she has matured faster than him. Is it ever worth it to wait for an S.O. to grow up? Later, an emailer gets an earful during an Awkward Sexual Encounter. Another listener asks about girl code surrounding dating app matches. Is it fair to be mad at your friend for going out with a guy you matched with first? Finally, they end the episode with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker which sparks a discussion about dog custody battles and bad tattoos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2021
How Many White Lies Make A Red Flag?
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Judge J & J are back for another Sunday Special, and this week they’re breaking down texts between a listener and her boyfriend to figure out what went wrong with their plans for a Friday night in. How clear do you need to be with your expectations for a date night to avoid being disappointed? Plus, Jared and Jordana discuss telling white lies in relationships and whether or not they’re a red flag for the future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 21, 2021
Do I Really Want To DTR Or Is It Just Relationship Anxiety? Ft. Victoria Justice
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This week, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion of what it means to be “casual,” and how long you should wait to see if a relationship could turn into something more. A listener writes in with a question about a guy who isn’t in a hurry to progress the relationship. Is it ever too early in a relationship to start owning your standards? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves more tears than your average sex-scapade. Another emailer writes in for advice on how to tell her boyfriend that he’s not invited to her family vacation until he puts a ring on it. Do you need to be engaged before introducing your significant other to your extended family? Finally, they close things out with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breakers all about trust with special guest Victoria Justice to discuss her new movie Trust, out March 12th. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2021
How To Ask For What You Want In Bed Without Offending Your Partner Ft. Dr. Emily Morse
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On this Sunday Special, J&J are joined by Emily Morse, Doctor of Human Sexuality and host of the Sex With Emily podcast. They start with a conversation about how to open up to your partner about what you want in the bedroom, with some tips for broaching the subject and getting what you want. Emily fills us in on her own sex life and offers advice for those who feel sexually incompatible with their partner. A listener writes in to ask whether or not she and her boyfriend will ever be sexually compatible if they weren’t on the same page in the first place. Then another emailer asks how to deal with a clueless sexual partner, especially when he shows no interest in offering her pleasure after he orgasms. They close the show with a conversation about giving directions to someone and not just expecting them to anticipate your needs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 14, 2021
Should I Wait To Break Up Until It’s More Convenient To Move Out?
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Jared and Jordana start the week with a discussion of the rules for how explicit you have to be about what you’re doing surrounding Covid while dating in 2021. A listener writes in with a story about insisting that the guy she’s dating get a test, and how she responded when it came back positive. Is it fair to insist that your partner be more cautious around you? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a UTI and a stained toilet. Another emailer asks how to break up with her uncommunicative boyfriend after moving in together. Is it ever worth staying in a relationship if you can't afford your apartment lease on your own? Finally, they close things out with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers, which leads to a conversation about whether or not you should tell your partner when someone else hits on you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2021
How Do I Know If The Person I'm Dating Is Ready To Move On From Their Ex?
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Jared and Jordana are back for another Sunday Special, and this week they’re talking about how to interpret a guy's actions after he failed to reschedule a date. A listener writes in to share the text exchange she had with a guy who said he had to cancel the date but never came back around to pick a new time. The listener wanted to know if she should be more wary of guys who have just gotten out of long term relationships or if this could happen with anyone. Plus, they talk about the appropriate amount of time to wait before calling someone out for their sh*tty behavior. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 07, 2021
How To Apologize To An Ex You Treated Poorly
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The J’s kick things off this week with a conversation about emotional masturbation and the pitfalls of fantasizing too much about somebody you’re newly interested in. A listener writes in to ask whether or not her own emotional masturbation is getting in the way of setting realistic expectations and developing a healthy relationship. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a lube mixup. Then another emailer asks if she should write an apology to her ex for mistakes she made when they were together. Do our exes actually want to hear an apology from us, or should we leave things in the past? Finally, they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, including one about proper etiquette regarding pulling down someone’s mask before going in for a kiss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2021
Is It Ever Worth Trying To Make It Work With a Bad Communicator?
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This week's Sunday Special is all about how to deal with poor communication from someone when they won't give you a straight answer about where your relationship stands. A listener writes in to ask how to get the guy she was seeing to be more clear about his feelings now that he’s in a new city. Jordana and Jared read their text exchange and tell us what he’s really trying to accomplish by cutting off communication so abruptly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2021
How To Set The Expectation That You Won’t Be Hooking Up Before A Date
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Jared and Jordana start the show with a reflection on some of the highlights from the first 10 years of Betches history and a discussion about what “success” really looks like. Then they dive into a conversation about how to moderate someone’s expectations about whether or not you'll be hooking up before the date. A listener writes in to ask how to communicate to a guy she only met once that she isn’t looking to sleep together right away. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves horrible smelling feet and not enough ventilation. Then another listener writes in to ask if it’s possible to fix her boyfriend’s fashion sense even though he seems pretty committed to his accessories. How do you deal with dating someone who has an unattractive wardrobe? Finally, they finish the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers, leading to a conversation about whether or not you should be honest about how many sexual partners you’ve had in the past. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 24, 2021
How To Get A Straight Answer About Why Your Fling Suddenly Ended
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It’s Jared’s birthday (and Jordana totally didn’t forget) so J&J talk about the ideal dating age for a man versus what people consider the ideal age for a woman. Then a listener writes in to ask why the guy she was seeing suddenly cooled off on her after hanging out for the first time in a month. Why won’t he give her a straight answer about where things went wrong between them? Jordana and Jared read their latest text exchange and try to explain what each of these people are thinking (and what it says about how we all communicate). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 21, 2021
Can I Ask My Partner To Pay More If They Make More? Ft. Mike Johnson
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J&J begin the week with a conversation about properly loading the dishwasher (this doesn’t need to be so difficult!) and finding a good date spot in a pandemic. Then they react to a post from someone who applied to the Bachelor while in a relationship. What does it say about your relationship if you daydream about being on The Bachelor when you’re already with someone else? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a listener who suddenly realized that she’s been farting on every sex partner she’s ever slept over with. They read an email from another listener whose boyfriend started making more money but refuses to take on some of the extra household costs. Is it a sign of things to come if your partner insists on splitting everything fifty-fifty? Then they’re joined by Mike Johnson of The Bachelorette and the Talking It Out podcast. They talk about whether it hurts more to end a relationship with someone who did all the right things or someone who did you wrong. Plus, they discuss how to keep a relationship out of the public eye. Is there a difference between being private and secret? Finally, they play a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker with Mike, leading to a debate about how to make a proper excuse when you have a bathroom emergency on a first date. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 17, 2021
How Do I Tell My New Partner About My Food Issues? Ft. Aleen Dreksler
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On this Valentines Day Sunday Special, the J’s are joined by Betches co-founder and host of the Diet Starts Tomorrow podcast, Aleen Dreksler. They start with a conversation about how V-Day expectations change as a relationship gets more serious. Then a listener writes in to share her experience with serious eating disorders (including anorexia and crash dieting) in her romantic life. She asks how and when it’s appropriate to tell the guy she just started dating that she has struggled with disordered eating throughout her life. When is it safe to tell someone that you struggle with food and are still working on it? Another emailer tells a story about dating a guy who lost a lot of weight and feels entitled to criticize other peoples’ bodies. Is it a deal breaker if they make negative comments about another person’s body, or is it possible she's overreacting? Finally, a listener asks how to tell her boyfriend that his fitness and diet routine is too extreme. Is there a way to tell your partner that you want them to ease up their restrictions (so you can just enjoy a bottle of wine together) without discouraging them from achieving their goals? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 14, 2021
What Are The Valentine’s Day Expectations In A New Relationship?
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Jared and Jordana begin the week of Valentine’s Day with a conversation about how to celebrate the holiday in 2021. A listener writes in to ask whether or not she should expect the guy she’s only been dating for 2 months to plan something this year. J&J rate the level of V-Day expectations at every stage of a relationship, explaining exactly how much effort is required based on the milestones you’ve hit. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves period sex, a flung condom, and a lot of cleanup. Then another listener asks why the guy she just started dating asked her to go on vacation together, then backed out at the last minute. Is he showing that he’s unreliable or just trying to avoid getting too serious too soon? They read a text message exchange about the cancelled vacation and tell us what’s really going on here. Finally, this week’s Red Flag or Deal Breakers feature a debate about whether or not you’re required to split lottery scratcher winnings with the person you’re dating. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 10, 2021
How To Not Die Alone Ft. Logan Ury
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On this week’s Sunday Special J&J are joined by Logan Ury, behavioral scientist, dating coach, and the author of How To Not Die Alone. They talk about how Logan uses her behavioral science background to better understand relationships, including some tips for how to figure out the age in which you should settle down. They discuss the three dating tendencies everyone should be aware of, how to identify our dating blindspots, and why it’s time to say “f*ck the spark” and just commit to a second date. Plus, she confirms one of Jared’s long-running theories about breakups. Then Logan tells the story of how she and her partner took on a health crisis, put on an impromptu wedding ceremony, and moved into a commune. Finally, a listener writes in to ask whether or not her relationship is struggling due to the pandemic, or if it’s a sign of a deeper problem. They discuss the best way to identify whether or not the person you’re dating is right for you long term. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 07, 2021
Is There A Way To Salvage A Relationship With Very Different Marriage Timelines?
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The J’s start the show with a conversation about criticizing a loved one’s appearance without hurting their feelings. A listener writes in to ask how she should bring up her partner’s balding head, and whether or not he’ll be offended by her suggestion to shave it all off. Is there any way to comment on your partner’s appearance without things going horribly wrong? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a fully masked guy going down on a fully clothed girl. Then another emailer asks whether her recent breakup was inevitable after relocating for each other but not feeling the desire to take it to the next level. Is there an expiration date on a relationship if you’ve been together a long time and aren’t considering marriage? Finally, they close the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers, leading to a debate about asking family members to join you on an otherwise romantic vacation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 03, 2021
How Many FaceTime Dates Equal One IRL Date?
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This week’s Sunday Special is all about trying to walk back a first date hook up in order to start taking things slower. A listener writes in about a guy who seems to be avoiding the second date after a great text exchange and a successful first meeting. Is it always a mistake to agree to a Netflix and chill hook up on the first date if you’re hoping for something more serious down the line? J&J examine their texts after the date and try to explain why he isn’t trying harder to see her again. Plus, they explain why having a series of FaceTime dates before meeting up in person might trick you into thinking things are more serious than the other person perceives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31, 2021
How To Get Your Parents To Stop Pressuring You To Date
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Jared and Jordana start the show with a reaction to Clare and Dale from The Bachelorette suddenly calling it quits, and tell us what this says about people who swear they’ve “met the one” too quickly. Then a listener writes in to ask how to deal with parents that excessively pressure you to date. How do you create boundaries without starting a fight? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves an old couch, bad aim, and an overeager virgin. Next, an emailer writes in to ask whether or not it’s shady for her boyfriend to hide his IG stories about his relationship from a select list of women. Is he trying to keep them from seeing he’s in a relationship so that he can keep his options open? Finally, they play a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker featuring a conversation about people who wait a full week to text you back. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27, 2021
Everything You Need To Know About Dating With Herpes Ft. Erica Spera
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This Sunday Jared and Jordana are joined by Erica Spera, comedian and host of the Shooters Gotta Shoot podcast. They start with a conversation about dating with herpes, including some of the most common misconceptions associated with it. Is it time for people to stop stigmatizing herpes and be open about it? Plus, they debate when it’s the right time to disclose sensitive information to a sexual partner. Then a listener writes in to ask whether or not she’s obligated to share her herpes diagnosis with a new partner before they get serious. Is it better to be up front about it, or should you wait until things get more serious to have that conversation? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 24, 2021
Should I Tell Him I Snooped On His Phone If I Didn't Like What I Saw? Ft. Stephen Colletti & James Lafferty
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J&J start the show talking about the value of spending time away from your partner (even if it’s just during work hours) and tell us what they think of the new Cameo breakup trend. Then they share some listener responses to recent Red Flag or Deal Breaker questions, including a series of detailed explanations for the closed-mouth kisser. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a bag of sh*t on the counter and no chance to explain. Next, an emailer writes in to ask whether or not she should tell her new boyfriend that he has to stop sending check-in texts to his ex. Is it a violation of their trust if he doesn’t tell her that he keeps sending messages to his ex? Finally, they’re joined by Stephen Colletti and James Lafferty to talk about their new series Everyone Is Doing Great and play a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. They debate whether or not it’s flattering for someone to Google you before a first date, and close the show with a conversation about who should pick up the bill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 20, 2021
Does An Expensive Date Imply That He Wants A Relationship Or Sex?
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The Sunday Special is all about whether or not a guy taking you out on an expensive date indicates that he's looking for something more serious than just sex. A listener writes in to share a story about having sex following a $200 dinner and not hearing from the guy again. Did he really spend all that money for a one night stand? J&J read their text exchange that went from casual hook up-chat to going on a real date and explain where the communication went wrong. They talk all about setting expectations with someone you’re dating and the pitfalls of expecting someone to get on the same page about what they want out of the relationship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 17, 2021
Is It Normal To Keep Track Of Every Date You’ve Been On?
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The J’s are back and start the show with a conversation about obsessively tracking your dating life and what it might say about your approach to romance. They react to a TikTok from a woman who maintains a detailed spreadsheet tracking all the guys she’s dated. Should all single people be tracking their dates to see what’s working and what isn’t? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a blowjob and an accidental snorting incident. Then a listener writes in to ask if she should be open and honest about family issues with someone she just started dating. Is it necessary to divulge your family secrets, or is that something you save for after the relationship gets serious? Finally, they close things with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker featuring a text exchange that always ends in exclamation points! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13, 2021
How To Spot An A*shole Who’s Pretending He’s a Nice Guy
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This Sunday Special is all about dating someone who may still be seeing their ex. A listener writes in with a question about a guy who has repeatedly asked for a date even though he seems to be back with his ex-girlfriend. Why would someone try so hard to get you invested in a relationship with them if they have something else going? The J’s go through her most recent text exchange with this guy and try to figure out whether or not he is aware that he’s being called out. Finally, they share the solution for dealing with guys who try to get away with treating you like a side chick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10, 2021
Is There Ever A Chance A Long Term Hook Up Can Turn Into A Relationship?
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Jordana and Jared begin the week with a conversation about whether or not you can ever turn a long term hook up into a relationship. A listener writes in to ask if there’s any way the guy she has been hooking up with for the last seven years will consider making things official. Is it worth trying to get him to see her differently, or is he set in his ways? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves an attempt to make out with a tight-lipped kisser. Then another emailer asks if it’s normal that her boyfriend sets calendar reminders to tell her he loves her. Is this a sign that he’s a thoughtful partner or a careless one? Finally, they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker featuring a question about dating someone who only uses one fork. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 06, 2021
Is It a Bad Sign if He’s Saying He Doesn’t Want to See Me Until the Pandemic is Over?
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This week, the Sunday Special is all about dating someone who wants to put things on ice until they are more comfortable about the pandemic. A listener writes in to ask why a guy she had great chemistry with would call it quits and whether or not she should wait for him to come around later in the year. Plus, they break down a text exchange between the couple and explain exactly what this guy is looking for. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 03, 2021
How To Move On In The Midst Of A Pandemic
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J&J start the show with a conversation about New Year’s resolutions and how the pandemic has changed everything, including how we look at love and relationships. Then a listener writes in to ask how to move on in the midst of a pandemic after calling things off with her boyfriend of two years. Is it normal to feel ‘frozen’ after a devastating breakup? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is all about getting stuck in a guy’s bathroom the morning after a one night stand. Then another emailer asks how to tell her college boyfriend that she wants him to focus on getting a new job for the sake of their shared future. Is it fair to expect him to prioritize their future immediately out of college, or should she move on from the relationship altogether? Finally, they close the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers, leading to a revelation about Jared and Jordana’s love of Benihana (even on a first date). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 30, 2020
How To Get A Guy Who Won't Date You To Stop Looking At Your Instagram Story
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This week’s Sunday Special features a Deal Reveal all about guys who try to keep things casual. A listener writes in to ask why the guy she was hooking up with asked if he could keep the conversation going even though they’ve made it clear they’re not looking for the same things. Is he hoping she will change her mind about hooking up casually even though she’s told him otherwise? J&J read the back-and-forth text exchange and explain where both parties stand. Plus, they tell us why guys will keep trying to circle back to see if your standards have changed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 27, 2020
How Do I Get Over An Ex Moving On Too Quickly? Ft. Bo Burnham
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Jared and Jordana get this holiday week started with an update on Jordana’s #treebetch reviews and a conversation about people who still get into the Christmas spirit the way they did as children. Then they answer an email from a listener who is devastated to find out that her ex is already back to dating his college girlfriend just a month after they split. How do you get over having someone move on to a new relationship so quickly? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a female condom that went missing in action. Then another listener writes in to ask why her ex-boyfriend didn’t give her the response she was looking for when she tried to rekindle their relationship after breaking up with him. Finally, the J's are joined by comedian and actor Bo Burnham to talk about the new movie Promising Young Woman and to play a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker including one about sharing a meal-prep promo code on a dating app. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 23, 2020
Is It Possible To Turn An Out-Of-Town Fling Into Something Real?
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The Sunday Special is all about what it means when your long-distance fling won’t make an effort to see you again. J&J analyze a listener’s text exchange with a guy who failed to plan another meetup and won’t come to her city this time around. Is he intentionally keeping her on the hook without letting things get serious? Finally, they talk about why it’s important to figure out what you actually want out of the relationship in order to understand what to do next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2020
Here Are The Signs That Your Boyfriend Is Trying To Break Up With You
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J&J start the show with a conversation about how to handle dating after a major body transformation. A listener writes in to ask whether or not she should tell a guy about her drastic weight loss before hooking up, especially if she’s feeling insecure. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves an exchange of “I love you’s” and some embarrassing oral sex. Then another listener asks if her boyfriend is looking to break up with her or just setting expectations for the future. Finally, they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Dealbreaker featuring a conversation about whether it’s harder to date someone that’s a total grinch or way too into the holiday spirit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 16, 2020
Does A Random “How Are You?” Text Mean They’re Looking To Hookup?
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The Sunday Special features an email from a confused listener who wants to know why a guy would reach out five months after severing their quarantine fling. Is he really interested in finding out “how you’re doing” or is he just looking to hook up again? Plus, J&J talk about whether or not people ever want someone to check in out of the blue, and why no one is ever straightforward about their motives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2020
How Do I Relay That I Want An Expensive Engagement Ring Without Seeming Shallow?
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Jared and Jordana are in the holiday spirit and start with a conversation about celebrating as an “interfaith couple” this year. Plus, they talk about Jordana’s destiny as a Christmas tree connoisseur. Then they answer a listener email about how to tell the guy she started seeing that she wants to be exclusive for the sake of covid safety. How do you broach the subject without coming off as "too much" to someone you’ve only been dating for a month? Another listener asks how to safely connect for a casual meetup in the times of covid closures. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a passionate hookup and an accidental 911 call. Then another listener asks how to tell her boyfriend that she expects a pricey engagement ring. How do you explain that you care about the marriage but also care about the ring? Finally, they finish things with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers, including a debate about backseat driving. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2020
Why Would An Ex Swipe Right On My Dating Profile?
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This week’s Sunday Special features an email from a listener who matched on a dating app with a guy she dated who recently rejected her. Is this a sign that he still wants to see her? Plus, they explain why a guy would reignite a connection and the implications it has for where things are going. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 06, 2020
Is It Okay To Judge Someone You're Dating By Their Friend Group?
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J & J are back and start the show with a conversation about cuffing season being more important this year than ever before. Then they answer an emailer who wants to know if she is free to leave the apartment if her boyfriend tests positive for coronavirus. Is this a passive aggressive way of fighting with your partner or just a practical question about staying healthy? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a marching band hook up and a drummer with too much rhythm. Then another listener asks how to deal with dating a new guy who has different political opinions, especially when his friends are at odds with hers. Should she respect his desire to avoid political conversations with his friends and is it fair for him to judge her by the company she keeps? Finally, they close things with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, including a question about requesting a selfie before going on a first date. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 02, 2020
These Are The Signs You Shouldn’t Go On That First Date
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This week’s Sunday Special is all about getting a last-minute text to confirm plans for a dinner date even though there was plenty of time to lock it in. Should you hold your ground and pass on the date or just go through with it? Plus, does this indicate that no one wants to go on the date in the first place, or is it just a matter of miscommunication? They discuss the dynamics of getting out of a first date and why we often struggle with the decision. Thanks to our sponsors: Buffy: For $20 off your Buffy bedding, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code UUP Glossier: Get Glossier’s glowy, dewy look for yourself by visiting Glossier.com/podcast/uup and get 10% off your first purchase! Bruush: Get 15% off your Brüush when you use promo code UUP at Bruush.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2020
Do I Have a Right To Ask The Guy I'm Seeing Why He's Following Girls On Instagram?
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Jared and Jordana are back on this Thanksgiving Eve episode to talk about spending holidays together as a couple and what it says about your relationship. Then an emailer asks whether or not it’s okay to expect her new boyfriend to be as thoughtful as her when it comes to gift giving. How do you ask your partner to do something when it's not in their nature? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a faulty vibrator and a startled cat. Then another listener asks if she should be worried that the guy she started talking to again is consistently following new girls on Instagram each day. Is he telling other women the same things he’s telling her, or is this just harmless social media behavior? Finally, the show closes with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers, leading to a conversation about what you should do if you find the wrong color strand of hair in your partner’s bed. Thanks to our sponsors: Buffy: For $20 off your Buffy bedding, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code UUP Glossier: Get Glossier’s glowy, dewy look for yourself by visiting Glossier.com/podcast/uup and get 10% off your first purchase! Bruush: Get 15% off your Brüush when you use promo code UUP at Bruush.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 25, 2020
Is It Worse To Be A Cynical Dater Or A Naive Dater?
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On this week's Sunday Special, a listener writes in to ask how she should respond to a guy who took her out and then sent an uncomfortably long text explaining why he wants to just be friends. Why would a guy go to the trouble of spilling his guts over text if it’s not going to be a romantic connection? Plus, they explain why he felt the need to treat their text exchange like a therapy session and how she should react. Thanks to our sponsors: Rory: Rory makes it simple to connect with a healthcare professional online, and see if personalized prescription skincare treatment is right for you. Go to hellorory.com/UUP to try the nightly defense for just $5. It’s free to chat with the doctor, and your first order is just $5! Rothys: Check out all the amazing shoes and bags available right now at rothys.com/uup Parade: Get your own pairs of Parade now and use our promo code for 20% off your order at www.yourparade.com/UUP or use promo code UUP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2020
How Soon Should You Expect To Get Daily Messages From A Person You Started Dating?
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The J’s start the show with a reaction to tone-deaf people on social media and a conversation about trying to make things romantic in a relationship after you move in together. Then a listener writes in to ask how much daily communication tells you about where a relationship is at. How soon should you expect to hear from a guy on a daily basis? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves chafing from too much masturbation and an unlikely solution. Then a guy writes in to ask for advice after his childhood crush turned into a quarantine fling, but now she went back home and is starting to ghost him. Finally, they finish the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, including a question about whether or not you could date someone who considers their friendship with an ex to be a “package deal.” Thanks to our sponsors: Rory: Rory makes it simple to connect with a healthcare professional online, and see if personalized prescription skincare treatment is right for you. Go to hellorory.com/UUP to try the nightly defense for just $5. It’s free to chat with the doctor, and your first order is just $5! Rothys: Check out all the amazing shoes and bags available right now at rothys.com/uup Parade: Get your own pairs of Parade now and use our promo code for 20% off your order at www.yourparade.com/UUP or use promo code UUP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 18, 2020
Does It Count As Cheating If He's Getting Nudes From Someone He Never Met?
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To celebrate the three year anniversary of the U Up? podcast, Jared and Jordana are back to answer another listener email. This time around, the emailer found nudes in her boyfriend’s Snapchat messages and isn’t satisfied with his explanation. Should she give him the benefit of the doubt that he “didn’t know it was a real person” and cut things off after some back and forth? Plus, they talk about his history with cheating on an ex and whether or not she should hold it against him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 15, 2020
Is It a Dealbreaker If Your Significant Other Won’t Get a Dog?
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Jordana and Jared begin the week with a conversation about cringe-worthy behavior from influencers (and review Jordana’s charcuterie board). Then a listener writes in to ask if she should call out the guy she’s been dating for cancelling plans at the last minute, even though she discovered the lie using his dating app location. How much deception should we ignore early in the dating process? Plus, another emailer asks if using the dating app geo-locator after matching with someone counts as spying. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a Halloween hookup and a chance run-in with his parents the next morning. Next, a listener asks whether or not she should be concerned that her long-term boyfriend is talking about getting a dog even though she doesn't approve. Does this mean that he’s not thinking of her as being part of his life in the future? Finally, they close things with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers, leading to a debate about whether or not you should date a former reality show contestant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2020
Should I Keep Talking To Someone Who's In An Open Relationship?
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On this Sunday Special, it’s time for another Deal Reveal as the J’s help a listener that says she started messaging with a former coworker who turned out to be in a relationship. Why would he like all of her photos and watch her IG stories if he is already with someone? They talk about connecting over a kinky dating app, and discuss whether or not this guy is just being up front about his open relationship, or shutting her down entirely. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2020
Where's the Line Between Being Shady and Wanting Privacy?
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Jared and Jordana start the show by asking whether or not it’s a deal breaker if someone wants to see your Instagram before going on a first date. A listener writes in to ask if it’s weird that the guy she matched with immediately asked to take the conversation off the app and to Instagram DM. This week’s Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a bunk bed, a bloody nose, and a sudden interruption. Then another listener asks if she should be concerned that her partner unplugged the dog camera when she wasn’t home. Should she be worried that he has something to hide, or is this a violation of his privacy? Finally, they finish the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a conversation about splitting the check on a first date. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 04, 2020
Is It Ever Too Early To Tell a Guy You’re Really Into Him?
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On this Sunday’s Deal Reveal, the J’s respond to a listener who is confused why the guy she was seeing got freaked out the moment she asked if they were “on the same page” as one another. They read the last text exchange between the couple and try to decipher what it all means. Do guys stop texting because they’re afraid of commitment, or is it something else? Finally, they discuss whether or not this girl should have played things differently, drawing comparisons to the situation in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2020
Is It Time to Start Accepting That Closure Isn’t A Real Thing?
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Jordana and Jared start the show with a conversation about Halloween and dating. A listener writes in to ask if her boyfriend secretly has a crush on his roommate, and whether or not it’s weird that he and the roommate are doing a couples costume for Halloween. This week’s Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a Halloween costume, a circus theme, and some spontaneous role play. Then another emailer asks if she should hold off on dating again after a difficult breakup. At what point do you admit that you might never get closure and start dating again? Finally, they close things out with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers, including one about using coupons on a first date. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 28, 2020
Is It Possible To Wait Too Long To Have Sex With Someone?
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On this week’s Sunday Special, J&J talk about waiting to have sex and whether or not people will lose interest in the relationship if you wait too long. A listener writes in to ask why the guy she was seeing called things off after four dates (despite great chemistry), and whether or not it really boils down to the fact that she said she wanted to wait longer before having sex. Plus, they discuss the proper etiquette for calling things off and why people try to soften the blow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2020
Can I Improve My Dating Life By Moving to a New City?
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The J’s start the show with a conversation about whether or not moving to a new city will improve your dating life. A listener writes in to ask if she should just pick up and move to a new city to improve her odds of finding someone. Is the city ever really the cause of your dating woes? This week’s Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a mid-sex pause to return a text. Another emailer asks whether or not she should confront her boyfriend after snooping on his phone and finding unanswered late-night texts to an unknown number. How are you supposed to react when you snoop and find something suspicious? Finally, they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, leading to a conversation about what it means if the person you just started dating doesn’t follow you back on social media. Get your tickets to the U Up? Live show at: betches.co/uuplive Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 21, 2020
Is It Worse To Do The Slow Fade Or Ghost Someone Completely?
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On this week’s Sunday Special, the J’s return with yet another deal reveal. A listener writes in to share a text exchange that suddenly fell silent with no explanation. Should he have given her excuses in order to fade out slowly instead of abruptly ghosting her? J&J read the texts and tell us exactly what happened here, along with insight into what this guy was actually thinking when he ghosted. Get your tickets to the U Up? Live show at: betches.co/uuplive Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2020
Should I Stop Seeing A Guy That Won’t Call Me His Girlfriend?
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The J’s are back and talking about how hard it is for single people to not drink on dates. Two different listeners write in to ask how to maintain a normal dating life if you’re not a drinker. Will people judge you on a first date if you don’t order alcohol? This week’s Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a secret work hookup. Then another emailer asks how to react when the guy she’s been living with declares that they aren’t officially dating. Why do some guys go out of their way to avoid putting a label on the relationship? Finally, they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker featuring a debate about people who make instagram accounts for their dogs. Get your tickets to the U Up? Live show at: betches.co/uuplive Thanks to our sponsors: Glossier: Get Glossier’s glowy, dewy look for yourself by visiting Glossier.com/podcast/uup and get 10% off your first purchase! Rothys: Check out all the amazing shoes and bags available right now at rothys.com/uup Ship: Update Ship today and let your friends take control of your dating life – because let’s be honest, we all could use a little help in that department. Download Ship in the app store to start getting matched today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2020
How Do I Get My Boyfriend To Talk About His Erectile Dysfunction?
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On this week’s Sunday Special, J&J are joined by Dr. Jed Kaminetsky, Urologist at NYU, to talk about the various potential problems guys face in the bedroom. They start out by settling a debate from a recent Awkward Sexual Encounter regarding peeing during an erection. Then they read an email from a listener whose boyfriend experiences erectile dysfunction and is afraid to seek treatment. When a guy can’t get it up, is the problem more likely to be mental or physical? They also discuss guys who have a problem staying erect, as well as those who orgasm too quickly. Finally, they close the show with some surprising information about infertility in men. Get your tickets to the U Up? Live show at: betches.co/uuplive Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2020
Is It Fair To Judge My Partner For Not Being Ambitious Enough?
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Jordana and Jared return and start the show with a conversation about learning to tolerate your partner’s work personality. A listener writes in to ask how she should react to her partner crying over the stress of work, especially now that they are stuck working from home in the same space. How do you help a partner who won't help themself? This week’s Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a guy who doesn’t think girls fart and a ruined hookup. Then another emailer asks if it’s fair to expect his partner to continue working when they get married even though he can afford to support them financially. Do people really care if their partner is “ambitious” or is it actually all about the money? Finally, they play some Red Flag or Deal Breakers, leading to a conversation about guys and their fantasy drafts. Get your tickets to the U Up? Live show at: betches.co/uuplive Thanks to our sponsors: HelloFresh: Go to HelloFresh.com/80uup and use code 80uup to get $80 off on your first box, including free shipping. Buffy: For $20 off your Buffy bedding, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code UUP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2020
What's the Best Way to Handle Rejection?
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On this Sunday Special, the J’s are back with another deal reveal from a listener who was rejected over text by a guy she was dating. They start out by reading both sides of the text exchange, and weigh in on whether or not the guy’s explanation was sufficient. Does it feel better or worse to get the “I’m actually dating someone else” excuse or nothing at all? Plus, they discuss whether or not you should ever give someone another chance if they come back around and try to go on another date. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 04, 2020
Should We Stop Asking People What They’re “Looking For” On A Dating App?
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J&J return and start the show with a conversation about the Netflix show Dating on the Spectrum, and what it can teach us about dating cues. Then a listener writes in to ask why the guy she was dating selected the “don’t know” option in the “what are you looking for” menu of a dating app. How honest should your dating profile be about what you’re actually looking for? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves oral sex and a piece of mint gum. Then another emailer asks why the girl he was seeing broke things off the way she did. When someone seems sad to be ending things, does that mean the door is still open for a relationship down the road? Finally, they close the show with some RF or DB, including a conversation about how to react when a guy doesn’t plan anything for the first date. Thanks to our sponsors: Rory: Rory makes it simple to connect with a healthcare professional online, and see if personalized prescription skincare treatment is right for you. Go to hellorory.com/UUP to try the nightly defense for just $5. It’s free to chat with the doctor, and your first order is just $5! Ship: Update Ship today and let your friends take control of your dating life – because let’s be honest, we all could use a little help in that department. Download Ship in the app store to start getting matched today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 30, 2020
Should I Reach Back Out To Someone Who Ghosted Me?
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On this week’s Sunday Special, J&J are talking about reaching back out to someone after they ghosted you in the past. They examine a listener’s texts after she stopped getting messages from a guy she liked. Did he stop responding because of the pandemic, or because he didn’t want to see her anymore? Plus, they talk about when it’s appropriate to shoot your shot one last time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2020
Can You Ask Someone To Delete Your Nudes After You Break Up?
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The J’s are back and start the show with a conversation about whether or not you can ask someone to delete your nudes after you break up. Then a listener writes in to share her concerns about an ex holding onto the pictures she sent while they were dating, and asks whether or not she should just ask him to delete them altogether. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a friendly hookup, a used tampon, and a Gatorade bottle. Then another emailer asks whether or not it’s okay to expect her partner to continue with their plans for marriage and kids even during a pandemic. Is it okay to admit that your biological clock is not pandemic proof? Finally, they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, leading to a conversation about social media turn offs. Thanks to our sponsors: Thrive Market: Join Thrive Market at ThriveMarket.com/UUP and get up to $20 in shopping credit toward your first order. Glossier: Get Glossier’s glowy, dewy look for yourself by visiting Glossier.com/podcast/uup and get 10% off your first purchase! Vizzy: Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy. Go to vizzyhardseltzer.com to find out where you can purchase. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2020
How Detailed Should A Breakup Text Be After Just A Few Dates?
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On this Sunday Special, the J’s return with a deal reveal about breakup texts. First, they take turns reading each side of a long text exchange about pandemic comfort levels and going your separate ways. Then they decide whether or not this guy mansplained his overly detailed excuse for why he doesn’t see things working out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 20, 2020
Can You Ever Assume You’re In A Relationship With Someone Without Having “The Talk”?
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J&J start the show with a conversation about all the things diet culture and dating culture have in common, and why people just want to be told what to do. Then a listener writes in to ask how to keep the new guy she’s dating from losing interest in her when he goes on vacation. Is he bound to forget about her if she doesn’t make an effort to keep his attention? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a daring maneuver, a missed target, and an embarrassing fall off the bed. Then another listener emails to ask whether or not the relationship labels conversation needs to be explicit. Is it fair to assume you can call each other boyfriend and girlfriend without first discussing it? Finally, they finish with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers and a conversation about dating someone who wants to be an influencer. Go to shopbetches.com/collections/uup and check out our latest show merch! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2020
How Do I Get My Boyfriend To Spend More Time With Me? Ft. Dr. Naomi Bernstein (Jordana’s Sister)
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On this Sunday Special, the J’s are joined once again by Jordana’s sister (and fan favorite), clinical psychologist and licensed therapist Dr. Naomi Bernstein. They start with a conversation about the biggest challenges couples have been facing since the pandemic began. Then a listener writes in to ask whether or not she should insist her partner cut back on his recreational spending so that they can save more for their future home. Is it fair to expect him to sacrifice the same way she does? Finally, an emailer asks if it’s normal for her boyfriend to continue staying at his family’s vacation home even though they just moved in together. Is it fair to ask him to spend more time at home so that she doesn’t feel so lonely? You can find out more about Dr. Naomi Bernstein at naomibernstein.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2020
Why Does He Keep Texting Me If He Won’t Make A Date?
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The J’s are back and start the show with a conversation about sharing passwords in a relationship. A listener writes in to ask if she should be concerned that her boyfriend refuses to share his social media passwords, especially considering that he has been caught texting other women in the past. Should it be assumed that you share passwords in your relationship? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a neck injury and a massage gun. Then another emailer is frustrated that the guy she has been talking to is only a late-night texter and refuses to acknowledge that he won’t make time for her during the day. Is it time to call it quits or should she continue to pursue a relationship? Finally, they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a conversation about sharing a dog with an ex. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2020
How Do You Signal To A Guy That It’s Okay To Approach You In Public? Ft. Girls Gotta Eat
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On this week’s Sunday Special, J&J are joined by Ashley Hesseltine and Rayna Greenberg of Girls Gotta Eat podcast. They start with an update on Ashley and Rayna’s dating lives, including tips for signaling to guys that it’s okay to approach you in public. Plus, they talk about hooking up during quarantine and posting IG stories that are targeted at one person in particular. Then a listener writes in to ask whether it’s fair for her brother to request that she stop dating his close friend. Should she continue the relationship or respect her brother’s feelings? Finally, they close out the show with a great game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 06, 2020
Is It A Red Flag If Someone Expresses Strong Feelings Right Away?
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J&J start the week with a discussion about differing pandemic precaution levels in a relationship. A listener writes in to ask how she should handle her boyfriend’s stress level and anxiety when she still wants to maintain a social life. The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week involves a lit candle, a poorly positioned pillow, and a moment of panic. Then another emailer asks what it means if a guy shows too much interest too early. Should she be concerned that he expressed strong feelings at the beginning, or should she take it as a positive sign? Finally, they close things with a game of Red Flag or Dealbreaker, which leads to a conversation about buying expensive gifts when you’re newly dating. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2020
The One Where We Talk About Indian Matchmaking Ft. Aparna Shewakramani
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On this Sunday’s episode, the J’s are joined by Aparna Shewakramani of the hit Netflix series Indian Matchmaking. They start out with an explanation of how real world matchmaking differs from the way it was presented on the show. Plus, Aparna talks about why her preferences were ignored, how the public has reacted to her portrayal, and what her dating life is like right now. Finally, they close the show with a surprisingly forgiving round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2020
Should I Be Worried That My Boyfriend Won’t Talk About Marriage?
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The J’s start this week with a conversation about post-engagement nerves and the way people reacted to the news that Jordana is getting married. Plus, Jordana makes another exciting announcement. Then a listener writes in to ask if her own boyfriend will ever come around to the idea of marriage, and whether or not she needs to just move on. How long should you wait for someone to get on the same page about marriage? The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week involves begrudging oral sex, a hair in the throat, and an overly dramatic response. Then they close out the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breaker questions, leading to a heated debate about how to properly give directions to your partner in the car. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 26, 2020
Is It Normal To Obsess Over My Boyfriend’s Ex?
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On this Sunday Special episode of the U Up? podcast, the J’s receive an email from a listener who can’t stop obsessing over her boyfriend’s ex and wants to know more about their relationship. Why can’t she get over it, and will her insecurity inevitably damage their relationship? Plus, they talk about how hard it can be to join their friend group when the ex was so entwined in their crew. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2020
How To Interpret An Ex's Viewing Of Your Instagram Stories
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J&J start the week with a conversation about the Netflix show Indian Matchmaking and a conversation about getting to know your future spouse. Then a listener writes in to ask why her ex suddenly stopped watching her IG story even though they recently hooked up. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a tampon, marathon sex, and an overly talkative doctor. Another emailer writes in with a scenario about a guy blowing off a date and getting spotted in public that night with another girl. Should you meet up again to ask for an explanation, or just call it off entirely? Finally, they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, including a question about filtering people based on education, and a question about hanging onto old keepsakes from a previous relationship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2020
Do You Deserve An Explanation If Someone Ends Things After the Third Date?
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On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are back with a deal reveal. A listener writes in to ask about a guy who called things off out of the blue after the third date, leaving her wondering whether or not he’s being genuine. J&J read both sides of the text exchange and reveal the truth behind his messages, leading to a conversation about following up for an explanation after things end. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2020
Is It Possible To Go From Sexting To Dating?
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The J’s get this week’s episode started with a conversation about turning your sexting penpal into a real relationship. A listener writes in to ask how to move the conversation from sexting back to serious. The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week involves a pack of discarded birth control placebos and an uncomfortable conversation. Another listener asks how to react if the person you matched with on a dating app shows up to the first date with a beard they didn’t have in their profile. How much are you willing to accept if someone's appearance differs from their pictures? Finally, they finish things out with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, leading to a debate about whether or not to reschedule a date if someone falls asleep and stands you up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 12, 2020
The One Where Jordana Got Engaged
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J&J return for a Sunday Special episode with some big news… Jordana just got engaged! They tell us how it went down, when exactly the engagement conversation got started, and how it feels to go from dating to engaged. Jordana shares how she went about helping to pick a ring and passed the information along to her fiancé. Plus, they talk about the pitfalls of telling your friends the engagement is coming soon, and close the show with all the details on how he popped the question. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2020
Why Do People Keep Cancelling On Me Before Dates?
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J&J begin this week with a conversation about the increase in date cancellations during covid. Are people cancelling more often than they used to? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a bent penis and an unpleasant trip to the ER. Another emailer writes in to ask why the guy she just became exclusive with keeps insisting that they wait to have sex. How does she tell him she’s ready without coming off desperate? Finally, they close the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breaker questions, leading to a conversation about how early in a relationship you can start leaving things at your partner’s place. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2020
Is It Okay To Be Jealous Of My Boyfriend’s Hot Female Friend?
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The J’s start the week with conversation about why some people always seem to be the ones who get dumped, while others are doing all the dumping. The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week involves a puddle on the ground, an embarrassing fall, and a misunderstanding about fluids. How are some guys still so clueless about female anatomy? Another emailer writes in with a story about going on a first date and getting cornered in the bathroom with a message from her date's ex. Is it a dealbreaker if someone warns you about the way they've treated partners in the past? Then a listener asks whether or not she should be worried that her boyfriend’s attractive neighbor has gotten so close to him since he moved in. What are the boundaries on guy/girl friendships when you’re in a committed relationship? Finally, they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a debate about living near your ex. Thanks to our sponsors: Mercari: Sell or buy almost anything on Mercari. You can find Mercari on the App Stores or on Mercari.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2020
How to Judge a Guy By His Birthday Text
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The J’s start the week with a debate about whether or not guys like women with curly hair, and a conversation about how you’d react if your partner payed someone on an OnlyFans page. Then, a listener writes in to ask how to reach out if your date hasn’t texted you after a while. Is it possible to make the next move without coming off desperate? The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week involves a movie soundtrack, constant interruptions, and an uncomfortable amount of Lord of the Rings talk. Another listener writes in to ask whether or not the “just joined” label on dating apps gives people the impression you’re just looking for rebound sex after a breakup. Should you be up front about the fact that you’re fresh out of a relationship? Then an emailer asks how early in a relationship you should tell someone that you’re bisexual. Finally, they finish things out with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers, leading to a conversation about what it means when someone you’re dating sends a subpar birthday text. Thanks to our sponsors: Mercari: Sell or buy almost anything on Mercari. You can find Mercari on the App Stores or on Mercari.com Vizzy: Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy. Go to vizzyhardseltzer.com to find out where you can purchase. Glossier: Get that glowy, dewy skin for yourself by visiting Glossier.com/podcast/uup and you’ll get 10% off your first order Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2020
Why Are Some People Always In Relationships And Others Always Single?
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J&J begin the show with a conversation about the wave of Karen videos going around and why people can’t help but watch them. Then a listener writes in to ask if she should start following a guy that she met briefly and developed a crush on at work on Instagram. What does it signal to a guy if you initiate the IG follow? The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week involves a missing vibrator and a desperate quest to retrieve it. Another listener writes in to ask why some people always seem to be in a relationship and others are perpetually single. Next, an emailer asks if she should agree to put her relationship on hold for the sake of their careers, and whether or not it’s best to cut off all communication during a break. Finally, they close the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breaker questions, including a debate about using liquor bottles as decor. Thanks to our sponsors: Thrive: Go to thrivemarket.com/UUP to start your risk-free membership and get up to twenty dollars toward your first order! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2020
How Do I Get My Partner To Compliment Me More?
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The J’s start the week with a conversation about the return to in-person dating now that many states have started to at least partially re-open. A listener writes in to ask how long is too long to talk to someone from a dating app before meeting them. Are the stakes higher than a regular first date when you’re meeting out of quarantine? The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week involves a parked minivan, a dead battery, and a dad with jumper cables. Another emailer asks whether or not she should be concerned that her boyfriend’s ex is still Facebook friends with his mom and likes everything she posts. Next, a listener wants her boyfriend to give her more compliments but doesn’t know how to bring it up. Finally, they finish out the week with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a conversation about people who allow the restaurant to ‘surprise’ them with their meal each time they order. Thanks to our sponsors: Vizzy: Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy. Go to vizzyhardseltzer.com to find out where you can purchase. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2020
Should I Respond To A Random Text From An Ex?
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J&J begin the show with an email from a listener whose girlfriend watched footage of his ex’s wedding and made fun of the people from his hometown. Is it a dealbreaker if someone doesn’t respect where you're from? The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week involves a dog, a tongue, and some misplaced blame. Another emailer asks if she’s reading too much into her boyfriend choosing to buy a house without including her in the process. Then a listener writes in to ask about a series of confusing texts she got from a guy that broke things off over a year ago and is using Covid to get back into her good graces. Finally, they close things out with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, leading to a conversation about whether or not you can ask someone you’re dating to quit smoking. Thanks to our sponsors: Hello Fresh: Go to HelloFresh.com/80uup and use code 80uup to get a total of $80 off, including free shipping on your first box. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2020
How Do I Get My Partner To Improve Without Insulting Them?
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The J’s start the week with a conversation about how to talk to your partner about a hygiene issue that could offend them. A listener writes in to ask how she can encourage her new boyfriend to address his earwax problem without making it a big deal. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a guy who won’t have sex on the first date but is open to it the morning after. Another emailer asks how to feel about her boyfriend’s response to the Black Lives Matter protests. Should she be concerned about their compatibility if he’s not willing to post publicly about the movement? Then a listener asks whether or not premium options on dating apps actually give you a better chance of finding a partner. Is the ‘super like’ a turn on or an act of desperation? Finally, they close the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker including a debate about changing your name to please the person you’re with. Thanks to our sponsors: Vizzy: Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy. Go to vizzyhardseltzer.com to find out where you can purchase. Mercari: Sell or buy almost anything on Mercari. You can find Mercari on the App Stores or on Mercari.com Prose: Take your free in-depth hair quiz and get 15% off your first order at Prose.com/uup Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2020
Why Was My Ex Able To Move On So Fast And I Can’t?
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J&J start the show with an email from a listener who was blindsided when she found out her ex-boyfriend moved on so quickly, and in such a public way. What does it say about your former relationship when your ex moves on too fast? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves fresh sheets, embarrassing facial expressions, and a misunderstanding about the pillow. Then another emailer writes in about a new relationship that suddenly became long-distance due to the pandemic, derailing her plan to get serious and come out to her family. Next, a listener asks for advice dealing with a former fling that reached back out after a long period of no contact. Did she shut the door on the possibility to check back in with him to see where they stand? Finally, they play a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker featuring a debate about people who constantly ask if you washed your hands. Thanks to our sponsors: Love Life: Start watching Love Life, starring Anna Kendrick, now at https://www.hbomax.com/love-life/  Mercari: Sell or buy almost anything on Mercari. You can find Mercari on the App Stores or on Mercari.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2020
Is It A Huge Mistake To Tell A Guy That You’re Open To Something Casual?
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The J’s begin this week with an email from an avid milk drinker who is turned on by a past listener’s love of milk. What do the things you love say about your values? The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week involves a burning candle, an impromptu massage, and a huge misunderstanding. Then another emailer writes in to ask whether or not she should feel judged by a guy who called things off after she admitted to occasionally smoking weed. Next, an emailer asks why the guy she’s talking to is quick to respond to Snapchat messages but hesitant to take things to text. Did she make a mistake by telling him she was only looking for something casual? Finally, this week’s game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker features a debate about what kind of person actually wants to be on the show Four Weddings. Thanks to our sponsors: Mercari: Sell or buy almost anything on Mercari. You can find Mercari on the App Stores or on Mercari.com StoryWorth: Give your dad the most meaningful gift this Father’s Day with StoryWorth. Get $10 off your first purchase at StoryWorth.com/uup. Vizzy: Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy. Go to vizzyhardseltzer.com to find out where you can purchase. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2020
Is It Okay To Ask Your Quarantine Fling Not To Hook Up With Others?
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J&J get the show started with a conversation about people shaming each other for the extent to which they’re social distancing. Then a listener writes in to ask if she should call out the guy she just started seeing after he sent a screenshot that ‘accidentally’ included a popped up snapchat with another girl’s name. The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week involves a missing pair of testicles and a doctor’s explanation. Another emailer asks if it’s reasonable to ask a quarantine fling to remain exclusive for as long as you keep hooking up, even if you’re not actually dating. Next, they respond to a listener who is struggling to be happy for her friends getting engaged when her boyfriend hasn’t proposed after dating for much longer than other couples. Finally, they close things out with some Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a discussion about people who lose their phone when they’re drunk. Thanks to our sponsor: HBO Max’s Love Life: Start watching Love Life, starring Anna Kendrick, now at https://www.hbomax.com/love-life/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2020
Is This Relationship Real Or Just A Quarantine Distraction?
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The J’s start the show with a conversation about couples who moved in together for quarantine, and whether or not it’s okay to go back to living apart once this all ends. They offer advice to a listener whose boyfriend moved in for just this reason on how to navigate the transition back to “normal” life. The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week involves a guy who doesn’t know whether or not he’s circumcised. Is it a huge red flag if your partner doesn’t know their own anatomy? Next, an emailer writes in to ask whether or not she should be alarmed that the guy she just started seeing hasn’t mentioned that he was married before. Another listener asks whether or not the quarantine-hookup in her building is using his past relationship as a cop out for getting more serious. Is it possible that he’s genuinely not ready for a relationship, or is she just a quarantine distraction? Finally, they finish the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a conversation about dating with strict food restrictions. Thanks to our sponsors! HBO Max’s Love Life: Start watching Love Life, starring Anna Kendrick, now at https://www.hbomax.com/love-life/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2020
Is It Okay To Like Photos Of Your Friend’s Ex?
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Jordana & Jared get the show started this week with details about the upcoming U Up? Live At Home show and a conversation about social media etiquette when it comes to liking photos. Then they dive into a listener email about what to do when your best friend keeps hitting ‘like’ on photos posted by your ex. Is this a violation of some sort of unwritten rule of friendship? The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week involves a foot fetish and an unsatisfying finish. Then an emailer writes in to ask why the guy she was DMing with never called or texted when she gave him her number. Was she too eager to take the next step or is she just overthinking things? Another listener asks how to start a conversation about finances during quarantine with her significant other. Is it fair to ask your partner to take on more of the financial burden when you lose your job? Finally, they close the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a debate about whether or not it’s weird to have a roommate of the opposite sex. We’re hosting our first ever U Up? Live At Home on Thursday, May 21st at 8pm ET/5pm PT! Grab a drink, gather the group chat, and get your tickets NOW before they sell out at: betches.co/uupathome Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2020
Should Couples Stop Moving In Together Before Getting Engaged?
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The J’s start things off with a conversation about quarantine sex and whether or not the frequency has changed for couples since getting trapped indoors. Next, an emailer writes in to ask whether or not it’s okay to move in together without getting engaged first. Do people underestimate the importance of the move-in as a milestone? This week’s Awkward Sexual Encounter involves an unwanted golden shower and an apologetic Taco Tuesday. Then a listener asks if it’s messed up for a guy to be mad at her for not wanting to meet up in person during quarantine. Another emailer asks if it’s a bad idea to go straight from living in your parents’ house to living with your boyfriend. Finally, they finish the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breaker questions and a conversation about people who get angry at strangers who aren't social-distancing. We’re hosting our first ever U Up? Live At Home on Thursday, May 21st at 8pm ET/5pm PT! Grab a drink, gather the group chat, and get your tickets NOW before they sell out at: betches.co/uupathome Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2020
Who Gets To Decide Where You Quarantine As A Couple? Ft. Mark Manson
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J&J start the week with a conversation about who gets to decide where you quarantine as a couple. A listener writes in to ask whether her boyfriend of five years should feel obligated to come quarantine with her in her parents’ home. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a random flip into the air, a pair of bunnies, and a strange invitation. Plus, Jared shares a hilarious story about a spontaneous flip ruining his night. Then they’re joined by Mark Manson, author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, to talk about his new audiobook Love Is Not Enough. They start with a conversation about the concept of ‘f*ck yes or no’ and why sometimes it’s best for people to just admit it’s time to move on. Together, they answer another emailer’s question about a guy she’s been seeing during the pandemic, and whether or not it will all end the moment quarantine is over. Finally, they close the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, including a question about someone you dated adding you on LinkedIn. Thanks to our sponsor! 1-800-Contacts: Order online at 1800contacts.com, through their 5-star rated app or calling 1-800-Contacts (1-800-266-8228) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2020
How To Tell If You’re Bored In Your Relationship Or Just Bored Of Quarantine
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The J’s start the show with an update on quarantine dating, and a conversation about whether or not video chatting before in-person dates will become the new norm. Then a listener writes in to ask how to tell if you’re bored of quarantine or just bored in your relationship. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a late night fart and a discussion about the proper etiquette for being gross around your partner. Another emailer writes in to ask if it’s unfair to invite her boyfriend over during quarantine even though she’s not comfortable with her roommate having friends over. Is this a double standard, or is she in the right to see it as two separate things? Then another listener asks for help with texts from a guy who keeps flaking on her but continues to ask for another chance. Finally, they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, including one about dating someone who has never left their hometown. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2020
What Do You Do When You’re Fed Up With Quarantine Dating?
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J & J get things started this week with a conversation about avoiding fights with your significant other when you’re stuck trying to work and coexist in the same living space. Then they discuss the reasons why some men are resistant to going on a Zoom date, and an emailer asks what to do when you’re fed up with quarantine dating altogether. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves Gucci in the bedroom, a Gucci bathroom, and a suspicious deodorant choice. Plus, Jared makes a shocking confession. Another listener writes in to ask why the guy who refused to commit to her is still sending casual Snapchat and Instagram messages. Then another emailer asks if she should be concerned that her boyfriend hides (and deletes) his text conversations from her. Is there any reasonable explanation for why he could be hiding his messages? Then they finish the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers, and a conversation about what your hopes and dreams say about who you are as a person. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2020
This Is What It’s Like To Quarantine In A New Relationship Ft. Sam Morril & Taylor Tomlinson
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The J’s begin the show by talking sh*t about the first photo Instagram challenge. Next, a listener writes in to ask whether or not it’s weird to follow someone on Instagram the moment you match on a dating app. This week’s Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a half-naked man, grandparents at the front door, and a strange text months after the fact. Next, they offer advice to a listener who confronted the guy she’s seeing after he updated his dating profile. Then they’re joined by comedians Sam Morril and Taylor Tomlinson to talk about how the new couple is handling quarantining together just six months into their relationship. They talk about how to avoid fights, activities couples can do together, and whether or not it’s expected to continue living together once social distancing ends. They give advice to a listener asking how to deal with a resentful boyfriend whose pandemic related stress is testing her relationship. Finally, they close out the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, including a debate about liking thirst traps and where to draw the line. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2020
Are You Willing To Go On A FaceTime First Date? Ft. Nicole Byer
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The J’s start the show with a conversation about dating when you’re stuck inside, and discuss the fact that people are finally willing to try FaceTime dates. Plus, they talk about how the quarantine has forced people to reassess their relationships. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves sexy lingerie, a wad of toilet paper, and a disappearing act. Next, a listener writes in to ask if it’s okay to be upset with your partner for giving up on seeing each other during the quarantine. Should your significant other be willing to forgo social distancing rules for the sake of your relationship? Then they’re joined by Nicole Byer, comedian and host of Netflix’s “Nailed It!” to talk about dating in this weird and confusing time. They respond to a single listener who feels like a loser right now and needs advice for dating without seeing people in person. Finally, they close out the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and Nicole tells us whether or not it’s okay to move into your partner’s childhood home together. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2020
How Do I Know If My Partner Is Ready To Move In With Me?
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J & J start the show with a conversation about Jared moving in with his girlfriend and how living together affects your relationship. Then a listener writes in to ask what the correct etiquette is for reaching out to an ex when one of their loved ones passes away. How do you check in without giving the impression that you have ulterior motives? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves oral sex, a piece of gum, and a strange conversation. Next, an emailer asks how to get her weekends-only boyfriend to spend more time with her. Are they using the “love language” conversation as an excuse not to compromise? Then another listener asks if the guy she’s moving in with really wants to live together, or if he’s just doing it to please her. Is it common to have cold feet about moving in together? They close out the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breaker questions, including one featuring a difficult Bachelor/Bachelorette scenario. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2020
How To Admit That Your Toxic Hookup Is Never Going To Change
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The J’s begin the show with a conversation about opening lines on dating apps and how to ensure you get a first date. Is it possible to come off too eager with a dating app opening line? The Awkward Sexual Encounter features a children’s show theme song and a cringeworthy post-sex routine. Next, a listener writes in to ask if she made a mistake by asking the guy she is seeing if he is open to something more serious. They read a series of texts from her and discuss what to do when you get a direct answer, but it’s not the one you’re looking for. Another email writes in to ask what it means when a guy says he needs time to himself. Should you assume he really just wants to break up? Then they’re joined by Betches’ own Alicia Angeles to share her story of being in an on-again/off-again toxic relationship for over a decade. A listener writes in about a similar experience and asks how to get over the resentment of being treated so poorly for so long. At what point in a relationship do you admit to yourself that he’s not going to change and it’s time to move on? They close things out with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker featuring someone who declines your Instagram follow request. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2020
Love In The Time Of Corona
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J & J begin the show with a conversation about trying to maintain a dating life during the coronavirus crisis. They talk about getting quarantined with someone you can’t stand, trying to date when you’re supposed to be practicing social distancing, and whether or not you’d rather spend this time solo or with someone you just started dating. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a guy with sangria d*ck and a pre-worn condom. Next, an emailer writes in to ask if she’s just using her casual hook up to distract herself from pursuing a real relationship. This leads to a conversation about the biological reasons why emotion is so important for good sex. Then another listener writes in to ask about a series of texts she received from a guy she was dating for months. When a guy says he needs time to himself, should you assume he really just wants to break up? They close out the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers and a conversation about Uber etiquette on a date. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2020
How Many Times Should I Let Him Reschedule?
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The J’s start off this week’s show with Jared’s dating dilemma involving one first-class plane ticket, and one upset girlfriend. Should men feel obligated to give up the superior seat to their significant other? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves bad aim and an embarrassing climax. Next, they answer an emailer whose worst fear is dating someone in debt. How far into a relationship is it okay to bring up finances? Another listener writes in to ask how long you should wait for someone you’re texting to finally book a first date. Is there a certain amount of time after which you should cut someone off? They close out the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and decide whether or not getting banned from a dating app should get you blocked IRL. Thanks to our sponsors! WOO: Go to woomoreplay.com and use promo code UUP for for 20% off your order of WOO SHIP: Download our dating app at betches.co/SHIP to start finding matches today Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2020
U Update: He Wouldn't Call Me His Girlfriend
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On this special “Where Are They Now” episode, J & J receive an update email from a listener who was dating a guy that wouldn’t call her his girlfriend. First, they listen back to their original advice from the March 27th, 2019 episode titled “Is Refusing To Define The Relationship A Dealbreaker?" Then they read her full update, telling us whether or not they're still together, which predictions they got right, and why people find it so hard to take good advice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 06, 2020
The One Where We Talk About Love is Blind
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The J’s are back with a special pop-up episode *spoilers ahead* all about the hit dating show Love Is Blind. They start off with a conversation about which parts of the show worked, which fell flat, and why viewers are so invested in these couples. Then they dive into each of the couples that made it past the pods, starting with the most boring couple of all, Kelly and Kenny. Next, they discuss Carlton withholding info about his sexuality from Diamond before proposing, and the fallout that ensued. They talk about the constant toxic energy between Giannina and Damian, then dive into the love triangle Barnett found himself in despite being a classic f*ckboi. Plus, they cover Jessica’s relationship with Mark, including her constant obsession with their age gap. Finally, they talk about what they would change about the show, and what it says about dating in general. Thanks to our sponsors! Buffy: For $20 off your Buffy bedding, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code UUP MeUndies: To get 15% off your first order, free shipping, and a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, go to MeUndies.com/uup Glossier: New customers will get 10% off their first order by going to Glossier.com/podcast/uup Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2020
How Do I Turn My Work Hookup Into A Real Relationship?
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J & J start the show with a conversation about Jared’s birthday and the difference between how men and women celebrate. Then an emailer writes in to ask why the guy she is seeing insists on using a condom every time they have sex even though they’re exclusive and she has an IUD. Is this a sign that he’s hiding something, or is he just overly cautious? The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week features a night of shots and an ugly-cry. Why are guys judged more harshly for showing emotion in a relationship? Next, a listener asks why her office-party hookup hasn’t asked her on a date yet, and whether or not they’re ever going to go out. Another emailer asks whether or not it’s fair to judge a guy she matched with on a dating app who was going bald but didn’t disclose it until the first date. They close out the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker featuring the age old question: what do you do when your boyfriend accidentally calls you mom? Thanks to our sponsors! Care/of: For 50% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter promo code UUP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 26, 2020
Am I Allowed To Be Upset With My Partner About What They Did Before We Were Exclusive?
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The J’s start off this week’s show with a viral tweet involving a girl who cancelled her date at the last minute and the negative reaction she got from the guy she was supposed to meet. Is there a double standard when it comes to rescheduling a date? The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week features a set of messy sheets and an embarrassing personal hygiene story. Next, an emailer writes in to ask if she’s reading too much into her newly-exclusive boyfriend getting tagged online by other women. Is it okay to call him out for who he was hanging with, or should she just leave it alone? Another listener writes in to ask how to avoid ending up in a friends-with-benefits situation. Will guys put you in a certain category if you hook up too soon? They close out the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a debate about ordering an Uber pool on a first date. Thanks to our sponsors! ThirdLove: Go to ThirdLove.com/UUP now to find your perfect fitting bra and get 15% off your first order Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 19, 2020
Should You Expect A Valentine’s Day Date After A Month Of Dating?
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J & J begin the show with a conversation about Valentine’s Day and what to do when you don’t have a date. They debate whether or not you should expect a Valentine’s date with someone you’ve been hooking up with for a month. Then a listener writes in to ask why the guy she has been seeing for weeks still hasn’t kissed her. Is this a sign that he’s not interested or that he just can’t pull the trigger? The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week features a guy who accidentally sexted an entire group chat. Then, an emailer sends in a deal reveal involving a guy who keeps trying to suggest a group-date scenario after only one drink together. Another listener asks whether or not she should be okay with her longterm boyfriend going on a solo-vacation to South America. Is it a sign that they’re not in the same place in the relationship and should break up? Finally, they play a round of Valentine’s Day-themed Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Thank you to our sponsors: Buffy: For $20 off your Buffy bedding, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code UUP Ship: Finding a date is more fun when you do it with friends - go to betches.co/ship to start finding matches today! Shop Betches: Get 15% off the U Up? collection at Shop Betches by going to shop.betches.com/collections/U-UP and use promo code UUP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 12, 2020
When Is It Time To Admit Your Long Distance Relationship Isn’t Working?
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The J’s start the show with a debate about the importance of having a TV show to watch with your partner. Then a listener writes in to ask whether or not there are rules for which pictures you can and can’t use on your dating profile after a breakup. Is it okay to use a picture you like even if it has your ex in it? Next, the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a kitchen encounter and a boyfriend naked from the waste down. Then, they discuss setting expectations before ‘dates’ with the opposite sex. How do you clearly signal to someone you met offline that you're interested in seeing them romantically? Another listener asks how to make things work with his new girlfriend even though she lives an hour away. Is it okay to tell someone you want to date but don’t want to travel to see each other as much as they’d prefer? Finally, they close the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a conversation about guys who don’t understand the importance of soap. Thanks to our sponsor! Me Undies: To get your 15% off your first pair, free shipping, and a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, go to MeUndies.com/UUP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 05, 2020
Should I Come Clean About My Past On A First Date? Ft. Jordana’s Sister
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J & J start the show with a debate about whether or not it’s okay to be on your phone when you’re watching a movie with your significant other. Do they have a right to get annoyed if you’re not paying attention to the screen? Next, a listener writes in to ask whether or not she should stay together with her boyfriend just for an expensive vacation. Is it unfair to take advantage of the trip if you’re not planning to stick around? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a naked stranger and a carpet fire. Next, an emailer asks why her long term hookup keeps trying to reconnect with her despite having a girlfriend. After, they’re joined by Jordana’s very own sister, clinical psychologist and licensed therapist Dr. Naomi Bernstein. They start with a conversation about couples in therapy, trying therapy before you get married, and figuring out when it’s time to admit things aren’t working. Then they answer a listener email asking whether or not it’s okay to hide evidence of her troubled past on a first date. Do they have the right to know up front about your past struggles, or is it fair to save that for down the road? They finish out the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a debate about how long you should wait to text after the first time you sleep together. You can find out more about Dr. Naomi Bernstein at naomibernstein.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2020
Is It A Bad Sign If My Partner Still Talks About Their Ex? Ft. Luann de Lesseps
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The J’s kick things off this week with a reaction to Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston’s viral backstage photos from the SAG Awards. What does it say about you if you’re rooting for Brad and Jen to reunite? Next, they respond to a listener question about what to do when the person you’re dating constantly brings up their ex. Should you be okay with your partner talking about their ex, or is it okay to expect them to move on? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a New Year’s hookup, a gun next to the bed, and a weird clothing request. Next, an emailer writes in to ask why the guy she’s seeing isn’t trying harder to spend time together. Is he trying to send the signal that he no longer wants to see her? Then they’re joined by Countess Luann de Lesseps of The Real Housewives of New York City to talk about her own romantic history, what she’s looking for in a man, and taking her cabaret show on the road. A listener writes in to ask if it’s weird to sleep in separate bedrooms from your partner. To close the show, Luann joins Jordana and Jared for a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2020
Why Do So Many Daters End Things At The Three Month Mark?
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J & J are back and start the show with a conversation about hitting the three-month mark in a relationship and asking yourself where things are going. Is it a sign that you need to break up if you don’t see a long term future after three months? The Awkward Sexual Encounter is all about saying the wrong person’s name during sex. Next, a listener asks for a “Judge J’s” ruling on a case involving a last-minute date cancellation and a text admitting that he just committed to be exclusive with someone else. Then an emailer writes in to ask if she should continue to revive a long distance relationship even though the guy doesn’t seem to think it’s worth the trouble. They close out the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a frightening listener text exchange. Thanks to our sponsors! Me Undies: To get your 15% off your first pair, free shipping, and a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, go to MeUndies.com/UUP Ship: Download our dating app at betches.co/SHIP to start finding matches today Care/of: For 50% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter promo code UUP50 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 15, 2020
What Should You Do If You Find Out Your Partner Cheated On Their Ex?
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The J’s return from the holidays and start the show with reactions to the messages about Jordana’s personal story from last week’s episode. Next, an emailer asks if it’s weird to have a pre-date phone call with someone before meeting up for the first time. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a kitchen hookup and jalapeño peppers. Another listener writes in to ask how you should react if you find out the person you are dating cheated on their ex. Should you call them out or is it none of your business? Then, an emailer asks if it’s possible to successfully live with a messy person if you’re a clean freak. They close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker which leads into a conversation about guys who only pee sitting down. Thanks to our sponsors! Fabletics: Go to Fabletics.com/uup and get 2 leggings for only $24 (a $99 value) when you sign up for a VIP Stitchfix: Get started today at Stitchfix.com/uup and get an extra 25% off when you keep everything in your box Buffy: For $20 off your Buffy bedding, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code UUP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2020
How Do I Break The Cycle of Hooking Up With a Guy Who Won’t Date Me?
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Happy New Year from double J! They start by breaking down their New Year’s resolutions and the importance of resolutions as they apply to dating. Then a listener writes in wondering if it’s necessary to follow your significant other on Instagram. Next, they dive into their Awkward Sexual Encounter which features a blow job, a locked jaw, and dinosaur chicken nuggets. Later a listener writes in wondering how to get guys that she is no longer interested in to stop texting her. Finally, a listener writes in wondering what to do when her bf won’t recommend her for a job in the same professional field. They wrap up the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker.  Fill out the U Up? survey to help us make the show the best it can be! Just go to: https://betches.co/uuppodsurvey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 01, 2020
How Do I Handle A Guy Who Tries to Make It Too Sexual Too Fast?
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Ho Ho Ho, happy holidays from J and J. On this joyous Christmas Day Jared and Jordana begin the show by breaking down the most depressing relationship movie of the year, “Marriage Story”. Next, they dive into their Awkward Sexual Encounter which features a goat cheese salad, a rumbly tummy, and some anal penetration. Then a listener writes in wondering if it’s unusual for her bf to be masturbating to pictures of a high school acquaintance. Later a listener writes in wondering if a sexual conversation after a first date means the guy she went out with is worth seeing again. Finally, they close the show out with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Fill out the U Up? survey to help us make the show the best it can be! Just go to: https://betches.co/uuppodsurvey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 25, 2019
Is It Important To Show Off The Person You’re Dating On Social Media?
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J & J are back and start the show with a DM from a listener who initiated a first date and then asked to split the bill. Is that reason enough to skip a second date altogether? Next, an emailer asks if he needs to start posting pictures of the girls he dates on his Instagram. How important is it to show off the person you’re dating on social media? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a jealous cat and a mess at the foot of the bed. Another listener writes in with a story about her boyfriend reactivating his dating app account while she was out of town. Jared and Jordana reenact their text exchange and give advice for breaking things off. Then they read an email from a woman who bought her own house and is worried it will scare guys off. Is it possible for men to be intimidated if your home is too extravagant? They finish out the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers and a conversation about dating someone with a totally different sleep schedule.  Fill out the U Up? survey to help us make the show the best it can be! Just go to: https://betches.co/uuppodsurvey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2019
When Is The Right Time To Unfollow An Old Hookup?
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J and J take the show on the road for a very special episode recorded live at The Lincoln Theatre in Washington, DC. They begin the show by answering a listener submitted question asking when the right time would be to unfollow someone you casually dated. At 17:20 they conduct a dating app profile makeover for a lucky audience member. At 30:30 they invite another guest on stage to do a deal reveal featuring a weird string of texts. At 45:40 they play a revealing round of Red Flag Or Deal Breaker. At 58:00 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves oral sex and an unquenchable appetite.  Thanks again to our presenting sponsor, Moxy Hotels! Find out more at: http://moxy-hotels.marriott.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2019
What Do I Do When My Partner Sucks At Buying Gifts?
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The J’s are back in the studio and start the show with a conversation about 90 Day Fiancé and what the show says about setting expectations in your relationship. Is it fair to change your expectations of your partner after being together for a long time? Next, a listener writes in asking how to correct someone’s technique in bed without being offensive. They offer up options for saying the right thing. This week’s Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a girl in a hot tub and a booty call. Another listener sends an email after she saw the awful gifts her boyfriend ordered for her birthday. Is he really trying his best or should she ‘accidentally’ cancel the order? They read another email from a girl who’s hooking up with an influencer and asks how to engage with someone who thinks they are famous just because they have a blue check mark. Finally, they close out the episode with some Would You Rather questions and a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker.  The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2019
How Soon Can You Start Dating After A Breakup?
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Jared and Jordana are back to talk about gender roles, how they’re changing, and what they mean for your relationship. They start with an email from a listener who got broken up with because he cried in front of his girlfriend. The Awkward Sexual Encounter is all about a guy who stopped a hookup mid-makeout to admit that he farted. They give their best advice on how and when to fart in front of your partner. Next, they read an email from a listener who blacked out on a sixth date and is worried she may have ruined things. Are drunk antics always a turnoff? Another listener writes in the day after her breakup, wondering when it’s acceptable to get back out there and if dating too soon will scare guys off. Then they close out the show with some Would You Rather questions and a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 04, 2019
Can You Ever Really Be Friends With An Ex?
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J and J head to Boston for a very special episode recorded live at The Wilbur Theater. At 8:00 they kick things off by answering a listener submitted email. Then, at 16:30 they conduct a dating app profile makeover and deal reveal for a lucky audience member. At 30:20 they invite another guest on stage for a dating profile makeover. At 47:30 they play a revealing round of Red Flag Or Deal Breaker. Then at 57:20 they read some awkward sex, then close out the show with some audience Q&A. The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 30, 2019
How Do I Avoid Being The Drunkest Person In The Room?
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Double J is back in action just in time for the most regretful night of the year, Thanksgiving Eve. They start by breaking down Jared’s philosophy of the Thanksgiving eve drunk person pace car in hopes to save some listeners from being the drunkest person at the bar. Next, a listener writes in wondering what the best way to up her dating game in real life is in an effort to use the dating apps less. Then they dive into their awkward sexual encounter of the week which features some bad sex and a little too much honesty. Later, a listener writes in wondering how to cancel a subscription-based gift after a breakup. Lastly, a listener writes in wondering how to take a step back and take it slow after falling for a guy very quickly. As usual, they close out the show with a round of red flag or dealbreaker. The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 27, 2019
How Do I Find Closure After An Unexpected Breakup?
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J & J are back and start the show with a conversation about how to avoid getting grilled by your family about your relationship status over the holidays. Is Thanksgiving the toughest time to be single around your family? At 13:50 a listener writes in to ask if it’s okay to have dinner with a friend you used to have a crush on even though you’re in a relationship now. Are old love interests completely off limits for one on one drinks, or should your partner trust you enough to let it go? At 27:40 The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a new hookup uncovering an embarrassing search history. At 45:25 another listener writes in to ask for help finding closure after an unexpected breakup with her long-distance boyfriend. Is it possible to get closure on a breakup if you weren’t the one who initiated it? At 1:01:30 an emailer wonders whether his female roommate is getting in the way of finding a girlfriend, or if it’s just a matter of not having his own place. They finish the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breaker questions, including a conversation about never having attended a wedding. The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 20, 2019
If A Guy Likes My Instagram, Does That Mean He Likes Me?
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J and J take the show on the road for a very special episode recorded live at The Miami Improv. They begin the show by answering a listener submitted question about sharing your Instagram before a first date. At 8:40 they conduct a dating app profile makeover for a lucky audience member. At 27:50 they invite another guest on stage to do a deal reveal featuring a weird string of texts. At 42:30 they’re joined by Nicole Lopez-Alvar of Bachelor fame to talk about life after Paradise and dating in Miami. Then, at 46:00 they play a revealing round of Red Flag Or Deal Breaker. At 57:40 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves an unwanted dog in the bedroom, then they close out the show with some audience questions. The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 16, 2019
Is It A Mistake To Follow Someone To Another City Just For Love?
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Coming in hot from the East Coast live tour, J and J kick off the episode discussing how to be more realistic on dating apps. Have these apps made it too easy for average guys to act like they’re god’s gift to women? At 15:40 a listener writes in to ask about sharing expenses when traveling as a new couple. Is a detailed spreadsheet the sign of a good partner or a huge turn off? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a divorced couple, a bottle of lube, and a muscle cream mix-up. At 39:25 another listener writes in to ask if it’s okay to follow her boyfriend to a new city. Do men and women consider their partner’s needs differently when facing a possible relocation? At 55:55 an emailer is concerned that men won’t want to date her because she’s never been in a serious relationship. Then they close out the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breaker questions and a debate about body wash. The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 13, 2019
How Often Do I Need To Text My Significant Other While I’m Away?
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The J’s return to discuss the best way to deal with people who aren’t engaging on the dating apps. At 15:00 a listener writes in wondering how to pull out some conversation with the duds she’s been chatting with on the apps. At 22:45 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week from a listener wondering if she should be offended that the guy she’s hooking up with pours her a cup of mouthwash after every bang sesh. At 31:05 a listener writes in wondering whose responsibility it is to keep the communication fluid in a relationship while her boyfriend is away. At 42:25 a listener writes in wondering if it’s possible to maintain mutual friendships after a relationship has ended. At 59:00 they play a round of red flag or deal breaker. The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Check out the new podcast Sibling Revelry from Kate and Oliver Hudson! Click here to listen: Sibling Revelry with Kate Hudson & Oliver Hudson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 06, 2019
Would You Swipe Right On Someone From NSYNC? Ft. Joey Fatone
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J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live at The Plaza Live in Orlando. They begin the show by asking the question “how do I bring up weird Instagram activity without sounding crazy?” At 19:30 they conduct a dating app profile makeover for a lucky audience member. At 47:20 the hosts of The Two Cups of Joe Podcast, Joey Fatone and Joe Mulvihill, share their dating stories and play a revealing round of Red Flag Or Deal Breaker. At 1:22:00 they close out the show with some audience questions. The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 02, 2019
What’s the Best Way To Decline a Request For Nudes?
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The J’s are back in the studio in between their fall tour dates to cozy up and close out the month. They begin by decoding a cryptic text message that may or may not be asking for nudes. At 15:50 they help a listener looking to repair trust with a 4 month fling who was sexting someone else while they were out on a date. At 41:00 a listener writes in asking for an opinion about using the mute feature on Instagram to banish an old flame that was haunting her story views. At 47:20 they dive into their awkward sexual encounter of the week which features an audible out of a blow job and into a solo masturbation. At 1:10:00 a listener writes in wondering if she’s reading too far into a Facebook profile picture of her college boyfriend and another girl. At 1:09:50 they close out the show with a round of Red Flag Or Deal Breaker.   The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2019
The Easiest Way To Get From A Dating App Convo To a First Date
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J and J are back to talk about why it’s so hard for women to initiate a date, and tell us the best way to steer the first-date conversation where you want it to go. At 21:05 they answer a listener question about how many dates she should wait before asks the guy out herself. Is it better to take the initiative early on or wait for your moment? At 28:10 the Awkward Sexual Encounter is all about a sleep talker, a weird sex request, and an expression of love that was probably meant for someone else. At 31:30 they address the universally dreaded topic of family holidays when you’re in a newer relationship. Is it ever a good idea to meet the parents for the first time during a holiday gathering? At 54:20 a listener writes in to ask whether or not she is obligated to forgive her ex for cheating on her. At 1:00:20 they close out the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, including one involving a naked portrait. The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets now at Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 23, 2019
Do I Get To Care About Who My Partner Used To Sleep With?
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Fresh off the Southeast leg of the U Up? Live Tour, J and J recap everything that happened on the road. At 11:00 a listener writes in suggesting that people should encourage their boyfriends not to watch porn. Is your sex life destined to be more fulfilling if you cut out porn altogether? At 28:00 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a bar mishap, a trip to the ER, and a strange first kiss. At 35:55 another listener shares a strange text she received from the guy she’s dating where he admitted to hitting on her friend. Is this guy trying to make her jealous or is he just that dumb? At 51:35 they give advice to a listener who is unhappy in her career and it’s affecting her dating life. Is it better to hide your insecurities or be up front about them? Then they close the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, including one about finding out who your partner used to sleep with. The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2019
Is It Shallow To Only Want To Date Rich People?
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The Js return from a very happy Yom Kippur to continue the best month of the year, fucktober. They start by addressing a listener who writes in wondering what the best way to let her dates know she’s admittedly high maintenance. At 31:50 they talk about their awkward sexual encounter of the week which features a trip to Tulum, some roadway felatio and a slamming door. At 44:05 a listener writes in wondering what to do about her inferiority complex with her friend. At 59:20 a listener writes in wondering what to do after finding snapchats to an ex on her bf’s phone. At 1:05:50 they play a round of “Red Flag or Deal Breaker”. The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour #Entertainment    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 09, 2019
How Do I Confront My Partner About Their Terrible Texting? Ft. Jonathan Van Ness
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F*cktober has arrived, aka the season of confusion. J and J are here to offer some clarity, starting with an email about hooking up again the morning after. Does not engaging in morning-after sex ruin your chances of being together? At 37:00 the Awkward Sexual Encounter is all about a weird choice of words. Is it acceptable to tell a girl you’re going to make her “nut” during sex? At 48:00 another listener asks how she should talk to her boyfriend about his terrible texting habits. Then at 1:04:00 they’re joined by Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness to talk about his new book Over the Top. They discuss his HIV diagnosis, answer a listener question about trying a same-sex relationship, and share the “forearm test” for figuring out if someone is interested in you. Finally, the close out the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a celebration of male ass-play.  The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 02, 2019
What’s the Best Way To Be Broken Up With?
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J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Toronto. At 5:30 they ask the question “what’s the best way to be broken up with?” At 15:00 they conduct a dating app profile makeover for an audience member. At 29:20 they play a round of “Red Flag/Deal Breaker”. At 43:00, they untangle a text conversation in their puzzling “Deal Reveal.” At 55:15 they dive into their awkward sexual encounter. Thanks to our sponsors! Head to PRIVACY.COM/UUP to sign up and get $5 to spend on your first purchase. Go to CAPRI-BLUE.COM and use code UUP get 20% off your entire purchase and have your space smelling like the Betches office today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2019
Why Are Guys So Afraid Of Commitment?
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As we say gabagool to F*cktember and head into F*cktober, Jared and Jordana are back to talk about taking serious steps in a relationship and transitioning into cuffing season. At 30:40 a listener asks for advice after her partner freaked out about how fast things were moving. Is he afraid to commit, or just afraid to commit to HER? At 47:55 the Awkward Sexual Encounter is all about running into a guy’s mom in the hallway the morning after a hookup. At 54:40 an emailer writes in to ask if she has the right to be mad that her boyfriend swapped Instas with a girl he met at a bar. Then at 1:08:00 another listener asks if the third date is the right time to bring someone back to your apartment. At what point do you stop going for drinks and just invite them over? At 1:14:05 they close out the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 25, 2019
What Counts As An Appropriate First Date Location?
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J and J are back and ready to bring in everyone’s favorite month, fucktober. At 21:50 they break down the science behind the ‘walking date.’ What does it mean for a future relationship and should you be scared? At 38:30 a listener shares their awkward sexual encounter which features a sorority house, a forgotten condom, and some head banging on the dashboard of a car. At 47:00 they share their advice for a listener worried about the ex girlfriend posing as her boyfriend's cat on his Netflix account. At 1:08:05 they respond to a west coast tech guy who feels he’s no longer datable. At 1:18:00 they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 18, 2019
How Do I Bring Up Weird Instagram Activity Without Sounding Crazy?
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J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live at The Agora Theatre in Cleveland. They begin the show by asking the question “how do I bring up weird Instagram activity without sounding crazy?” At 14:00 they conduct a dating app profile makeover for a lucky audience member. At 51:10 they play a round of “Red Flag/Deal Breaker” with special guest, Brandon Zingale. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2019
Should I Delete My Instagram Photos With My Ex? Ft. Rachel Lindsay & Travis Mills
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The Js ride again and following Jordana’s 30th birthday, she wants to speak to the manager. At 12:45 a listener writes in wondering how to handle a guy that she’s seeing and his semi soft noodle dick. At 25:00 they dive into their awkward sexual encounter of the week which features a hexagon, sleep talking and a happy ending. At 34:35 a listener writes in wondering if she should delete all of her instagram pictures with her now ex-boyfriend. At 50:00 they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. At 1:07:35 they’re joined by Travis Mills and Rachel Lindsay of MTV’s new show “Ghosted” to discuss being on The Bachelorette, getting catfished in Las Vegas, and what actually constitutes being ghosted. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 11, 2019
How Many Dates Should It Take To Decide if You Have Sexual Chemistry With Someone?
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Jared and Jordana are here to wrap up the summer and kick off fall hook up season. At 10:00 they discuss when the exact start date of cuffing season should be. At 17:00 they breakdown what guys think about vibrators. At 32:00 they dive into their awkward sexual encounter featuring hookup persistence despite a knocked out tooth. At 37:50 a listener writes in wondering how to deal with the pressure of getting physical on a first date. At 1:17:00 they play red flag or deal breaker. Is it a deal breaker if someone tells you they hooked up with someone else in their dreams? The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 04, 2019
Is It Hot Or Offensive To Leave Right After A Hookup? Ft. Tyler Cameron
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J and J start the show with a conversation about the best way to ask your significant other for spontaneous plans. Does your partner have the right to be upset when work is your number 1 priority? At 14:50 this week’s Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a guy who uses a condom for an unorthodox purpose. At 24:00 a listener asks how to respond to an ex who texted him after they saw each other in public without saying hello. What does the phrase “I have love for you” even mean? At 34:50 they’re joined by Tyler Cameron of The Bachelorette to talk about suddenly becoming a major celebrity and dating after the show. He talks about his move to New York City and current living arrangement. They talk about his dating history and what he’s actually looking for in a woman. At 46:15 Tyler helps with an email from a listener who wants to know if it’s a bad look to leave right after a hookup. At 51:30 they finish the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, including a conversation about how important it is for your partner’s parents to like you. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 28, 2019
How Do I Slide Into A Guy’s DMs Without Seeming Desperate?
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J and J kick off the show with a conversation about sliding into someone’s DMs after you miss the chance to connect on a dating app. What’s the right way to start a conversation via DM? At 26:25 the Awkward Sexual Encounter is all about a guy who played dead the moment after he finished during sex. At 38:45 a listener writes in to ask if it’s safe to have a threesome with her long-term boyfriend. Is there any way to bring in a third person without somebody getting jealous? At 55:00 another emailer asks if she comes off as desperate when she initiates the first date with guys she has matched. Is it important to make guys chase you or is it better to just take charge? At 1:02:45 they finish the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers and ask how you should deal with an insincere complimenter. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 21, 2019
How Do I Handle The Guy Who Wants To Take Things Slow?
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J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live at The Vic Theatre in Chicago. At 9:25 they ask the question “how do I handle the guy who wants to take things slow?” At 16:00 they conduct a dating app profile makeover for 2 audience members. At 51:10 they play a round of “Red Flag/Deal Breaker” with special guest, Diggy Moreland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2019
Does It Count As Cheating If Your Partner Pays Strangers For Nudes?
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J and J start the show with a preview of tonight’s live show from Chicago. At 9:10 they discuss an argument that was set off by a dangerous hypothetical question. At 25:20 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a lost condom and a ruined set of sheets. Should you come clean when the condom gets lost in the most embarrassing place possible? At 35:15 a listener writes in to ask if it’s normal that her boyfriend has paid strangers for nudes on Snapchat. Does it count as cheating if he’s getting pictures from amateur porn stars? At 50:20 another emailer asks if she should be alarmed that her fiancé asked if the deposits for their wedding are refundable. Does this mean he’s having second thoughts about marriage or just asking an honest question? At 1:14:20 they rank the best and worst months of the year to be single, then close out the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. U Up? LIVE is coming to the New York Comedy Festival on Friday, November 8th! Get your tickets by visiting betches.co/nycf Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 14, 2019
Is It Better To Be The Dumper Or The Dumpee?
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Would You Rather Be The Dumper Or The Dumpee? J and J start the show with an announcement about U Up? LIVE coming to the New York Comedy Festival at Town Hall. At 5:45 a listener writes in to ask if women are better off ‘dating down.’ At 22:45 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a roll in the grass, a new sex toy, and a surprise they didn’t see coming. At 29:25 another listener writes in to ask why her boyfriend is still following a girl he hooked up with when they were on a break. At 47:25 an emailer asks if it’s okay to be upset that the guy she just started seeing didn’t invite her out to join him on a Friday night. Then at 1:03:10 they play a game of Would You Rather all about whether you’d prefer to be the dumper or the dumpee. They close out the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. U Up? LIVE is coming to the New York Comedy Festival on Friday, November 8th at 9:45pm! Get your tickets before they go on sale to the public by visiting betches.co/nycf and using the promo code CNYCF Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 07, 2019
Who Should Pay For The Couples Vacation? Ft. Maddie Poppe
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J and J start the show with a conversation about money in relationships. At 18:55 a listener asks if it’s fair to expect her boyfriend to cover the majority of the expenses on vacation because he makes more than her. Who should pay for the couples vacation? They also debate who should have to sit in the middle seat on a flight. At 36:50 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a rushed hook up and bad aim. At 43:30 another listener writes in to ask if the ex-boyfriend she was hooking up with just ghosted her. At what point should you admit that you’re keeping someone around because you’re comfortable together? At 54:45 an emailer asks if her love for her sick dog will an obstacle for finding a relationship. Then at 1:11:30 they are joined by the Season 16 winner of American Idol, Maddie Poppe. Jared tells the story of how they first met and Maddie talks about dating someone she met on the show. Does it put pressure on a couple if your relationship is public? They close out the show with a Red Flag or Deal Breaker featuring Maddie’s take on expressing your love via Instagram. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 31, 2019
Is It A Deal Breaker If Someone Late Cancels A Date?
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J and J start the show with an explanation of why men love The Rock and women are obsessed with Beyoncé. At 17:45 a listener writes in to ask why people choose to unmatch on dating apps. Also, how late is too late to cancel a date? At 35:40 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a messy apartment and an air mattress. Is a messy apartment past a certain age a deal breaker? At 49:00 another listener asks if it’s okay to be mad at her boyfriend for sitting on another girl’s lap. Is a grown man sitting on someone’s lap too weird to ignore? At 56:50 an emailer asks if it’s acceptable to tell her boyfriend what to wear to a formal wedding they’re attending. They finish the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker all about being comfortable. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 24, 2019
How to Stop Comparing Your Relationship to Everyone Else's
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The J’s kick off the show with a conversation about Jared’s trip to Napa and how hard it is to fulfill your partner’s expectations. Is everyone just comparing their own relationship to the people around them? At 18:50 a listener writes in to ask what your drink order says about you. If someone cares about what you drink, should you second guess dating them? At 28:42 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a towel and a weird habit in the middle of the night. At 43:40 another listener asks if for advice after messing up his vacation plans with his girlfriend. Is she the one being unreasonable, or should he have planned ahead? At 1:00:20 they give some advice to an emailer who’s in a relationship with someone that never wants to sleep over. Is she putting too much pressure on him to live up to the standard of her former relationship? They finish the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a very weird Would You Rather. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 17, 2019
Is It Ever Okay To Question The Sexuality of the Person You're Dating?
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J and J start the show with a debate about what counts as the first date when calculating your anniversary. Should you start counting from your very first date even if you kept seeing other people early on? At 14:20 they respond to an email about what to do when somebody constantly threatens to break up with you. Is this purely manipulation or just their way of slowly getting out of the relationship? At 25:00 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a nightmare scenario with a tampon and a trip to urgent care. At 40:40 a listener writes in to ask if she should leave her boyfriend for withholding an important piece of information about his past. At 58:20 an emailer thinks her boyfriend might be gay. Is it ever okay to ask a guy about his sexuality? They finish the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 10, 2019
What’s Worse, Looking Jealous or Crazy?
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J and J start the show with a recap of their weekends and give tips on how to make the best wedding speech possible. They talk about what to do when your significant other is suspicious of something on your clothes or body. Does every bruise deserve an explanation? At 23:34 they respond to an email about what to do when the person you’re dating never wants to travel to your neighborhood. Is it okay to expect your significant other to travel to you even if you live in a worse area? At 34:55 a listener shares a story about a guy who stayed the night and masturbated after she left for work. Another listener writes in to ask what she should do after finding out her friend is dating the same guy she matched with. Should they come clean or keep living a real life episode of the Bachelor? At 1:08:42 they close out the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Thanks to our sponsors... Fabletics: Get 2 leggings for only $24 ($99 value) when you sign up for VIP by going to Fabletics.com/UUP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 03, 2019
What Percent Of The Time Should You Expect To Be Happy In A Relationship?
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The J’s start the show with a listener DM about a friend who constantly responds to her boyfriend’s Instagram stories. Does she have a right to be upset with her boyfriend for not shutting it down? At 24:10 they respond to an email about what to do when you don’t like a close friend’s significant other. Is it ever okay to tell them that the person they’re dating sucks? The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the Week features a broken window and an unpaid bill. At 42:50 a listener asks why guys on dating apps aren’t willing to have a back-and-forth convo anymore. Another listener writes in to ask about her first long-term relationship and whether or not she should stick it out. If you’re happy 90% of the time, should that be good enough? At 1:12:20 they close out the show with a Red Flag or Deal Breaker about literally sleeping like a baby. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Thanks to our sponsors... Buffy: For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code UUP! Flamingo: Visit ShopFlamingo.com/UUP for 25% off the Flamingo Bare Bundle! Function of Beauty: Go to FunctionofBeauty.com/UUP to get 20% off your custom formula! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 26, 2019
Should I Put My Instagram Handle In My Dating App Profile?
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J and J kick off the show with the latest details on the U Up? LIVE national tour, including how you can get your chance to be part of the show. At 10:40 they answer a question about whether or not it’s okay to put your IG handle in a dating app profile. At 23:00 they talk about the iMessage double tap and what it means if a person you’re dating uses it. The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the Week features a tray of vegetables, ranch dressing, and a bop on the nose. At 40:30 a listener asks what it means when a friend says that you can “do better” than the person you’re dating. What are you even supposed to do with that information? Another listener writes in to ask whether or not she should give her boyfriend a marriage ultimatum. When is it okay to ask a guy for a timeline? At 1:16:10 they finish the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a ‘Would You Rather’ involving PDA. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour Thanks to our sponsors... Buffy: For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code UUP! ThirdLove: Go to ThirdLove.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 19, 2019
Am I Being Ghosted Or Did The Conversation Just End?
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J and J start the show with an exciting announcement... UUp? LIVE is going on a national tour! They share the list of all 20 cities the show is coming to this year. At 15:10 they dive into a conversation about texting in a relationship, including how to tell if you’re really being ghosted. A listener writes in to ask how to avoid coming on too strong over text after just three dates. At 35:35 the Awkward Sexual Encounter of the Week features shower sex that went so bad it resulted in circumcision. At 46:15 they respond to an email from a guy who struggles to connect with new women he meets. Do girls ever really want to be approached in public? Another listener writes in to ask why a guy ghosted her after a great first date. Do we need to redefine what it means to be ghosted? At 1:07:55 they close the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets on pre-sale before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour and using promo code UUPLIVE Thanks to our sponsor... StoryWorth: For $20 off, visit storyworth.com/UUP when you subscribe! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 12, 2019
When Is The Right Time To Ask If Someone Is Looking For A Relationship?
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J and J start the show with an impromptu conversation about outside pressure to get engaged. Why is the default conversation for so many women to ask each other when the proposal is coming? At 17:20 a listener writes in wondering when it’s okay to ask someone if they’re open to being in a relationship. Is there ever really a good time to ask, or is this the wrong approach altogether? At 40:00 they answer an email from a guy who blew it on the first date and immediately got put in the friend zone. Can you ever recover once you’re put in that category? Another listener asks why she can’t seem to get guys to date her despite being “intimidatingly attractive” and successful. Has anyone ever been too hot to date, or is she just kidding herself? At 1:00:10 they close the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Leesa- Order today and get 15% off your purchase for a limited time at leesa.com/UUP and use promo code UUP. Away- For $20 off a suitcase, visit awaytravel.com/UUP and use promo code UUP during checkout! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 05, 2019
Are You Obligated To Reveal Your Phone Passcode In A Relationship? Ft. Dr. Helen Fisher
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J and J are back and start the show with a conversation about girls taking on the role of vacation planner in a relationship. Why does it seem like it’s always on women to keep things exciting? At 17:30 the Awkward Sexual Encounter of the Week features a latex glove and a lot of confusion. At 34:35 a listener writes in to ask if it’s weird that her boyfriend refuses to share his phone passcode. Does this guy have something to hide, or is he just protecting his own privacy? At 49:45 they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Then at 59:07 they’re joined by Dr. Helen Fisher, Chief Scientific Advisor to Match.com, to talk about how the way millennials are dating differs from generations before them. They discuss the “slow love” dating trend that results in longer lasting and more committed relationships. Why are people sleeping together faster and falling in love slower? Dr. Fisher explains why first dates are less common today and seem to carry more weight than they did in the past. At 1:20:00 they talk about the best way to approach dating apps and close the show with a conversation about the difference between how men and women set their friends up. Thanks to our sponsors! Cheers- To order, visit CHEERSHEALTH.COM and enter promo code UUP at checkout to get 10% off your first order, plus a free gift! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 29, 2019
What’s The Difference Between Sexual Preference And Sexual Racism? Ft. Ronny Chieng
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The J’s kick off with news about the Red Flag or Dealbreaker card game, and Jared reveals where he’s headed for the long holiday weekend. At 16:30, the awkward sexual encounter of the week involves a guy who came over for dinner and just wouldn’t leave. Is the second date too soon to cook dinner for someone? At 24:55 a listener writes in to ask how to pass a guy she's no longer interested in dating off to a friend. Does any guy really want to be set up by someone they’re hooking up with? At 35:20 they’re joined by comedian Ronny Chieng of Crazy Rich Asians and The Daily Show. They dive into the concept of sexual racism and discuss why people are so resistant to acknowledging their biases. What’s the difference between having a “type” and just being flat out racist in your sexual choices? At 105:30 they react to a listener-submitted text exchange that’s mildly racist and definitely inconsiderate. Is this guy rude or just really into his body? At 1:25:00 they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Check out Ronny’s Daily Show story about sexual racism here: Sexual Racism: When Preferences Become Discrimination Thanks to our sponsors! Leesa- Order today and get 15% off your purchase for a limited time at leesa.com/UUP and use promo code UUP. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 22, 2019
Can A Relationship Survive A Huge Body Transformation?
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J and J are back to talk about Jordana’s trip to Mexico and Jared shares a family rule for weekend beach trips. They tell us what you should and shouldn’t put on the bachelorette party itinerary. At 15:00 they ask whether or not you need to tell the person you’re with about past hookups. This leads to a story about Jared’s ex having a weirdly close friendship with a guy friend. At 47:05 the Awkward Sexual Encounter of the Week starts with a guy carrying home street furniture and ends with him cutting a chunk of his date’s hair off. At 1:02:45 a listener writes in to ask if a relationship can survive a dramatic body transformation or do insecurities get in the way? Another listener asks if she should be concerned that her boyfriend follows a stripper on Instagram and likes all her pictures. At 1:21:00 they close the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, and play a new game called Would You Call Off the Wedding. Thanks to our sponsors! Thirdlove- Go to thirdlove.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase! Flamingo- Get a set with all your shave essentials from Flamingo, a $22 value, for just $16 plus free shipping today when you visit shopflamingo.com/UUP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 15, 2019
When Is The Right Time To Ask Someone To Move In Together?
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J and J are back to talk about moving in together with your boyfriend. Is the end of your lease a good enough reason to talk about getting a place together? At 25:10 the awkward sexual encounter of the week involves a ‘Hey Arnold’ DVD, bad kissing skills, and a guy who can’t get it up. When is it time to just admit that a hook-up isn’t going well? At 40:50 a listener writes in to ask if she is being too picky with guys on dating apps. At 53:20 another listener asks if she says “I love you” too often to her boyfriend. At 1:04:35 they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Leesa- Order today and get 15% off your purchase for a limited time at leesa.com/UUP and use promo code UUP. Cameo- Browse through more than 10,000 celebrities and get a personalized video shoutout on Cameo.com. Use promo code UUP for 20 percent off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 08, 2019
How Do I Show Guys On Dating Apps That I'm Not Only Interested In Hooking Up?
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The J’s return to declare cuffing season officially over. They start by talking about the new phenomenon of guys making their location status on dating apps their office in the city when they actually live in the suburbs. At 27:50 they dive into their Awkward Sexual Encounter of the Week which features a passionate make-out, a peanut allergy, and an emergency trip to the pharmacy. At 39:10 a listener writes in wondering how to reintroduce condoms into a sexual relationship with a guy who she’s not exclusive with. At 50:45 a listener writes in wondering why dating app compliments lead to guys being too sexual on dating apps. At 1:01:35 they play red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Cameo- Browse through more than 10,000 celebrities and get a personalized video shoutout on Cameo.com. Use promo code UUP for 20 percent off! Cheers- To order, visit CHEERSHEALTH.COM and enter promo code UUP at checkout to Get 10% off your first order, plus a free gift! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 01, 2019
Is Jealousy In A Relationship Flattering Or Annoying? Ft. Vinny Guadagnino
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Double J is back asking the tough hypothetical questions. Is some amount of jealousy in a relationship actually healthy? At 20:40 they breakdown their weird sexual encounter of the week which features a new relationship, a hometown trip, and a 3AM switcheroo. At 34:00 a listener writes in wondering if her boyfriend is sexually distant because he’s nervous about their impending move in together. At 46:40 they’re joined by Vinny Guadagnino of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” and “Double Shot At Love” to talk about performing at Chippendales, sex without kissing and dating 20 women on national television with his pal, DJ Pauly D. Thanks to our sponsors! Leesa- Order today and get 15% off your purchase for a limited time at leesa.com/UUP and use promo code UUP. Myro- Get 50% off your first order and get started today for just $5! Visit mymyro.com/UUP and use promo code UUP. Cameo App- For 20% off site-wide, visit Cameo.com and enter promo code UUP. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 24, 2019
How Do We Ask Our Partners For More Sex?
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J and J are back asking the tricky question, how do we ask for more sex in relationships? At 14:45 an undersexed listener writes in wondering what to do about his girlfriend’s sex drive not matching up with his. At 32:25 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week which includes a lack of protection, a blowjob, and an inconvenient nap. At 39:40 a listener writes in wondering if she’s doing something to repel men from dating her more seriously. At 50:50 a newly single listener writes in wondering if he’s scaring dates away because he gives off too much of a relationship vibe. At 59:25 they play a round of red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsor! Third Love- Go to THIRDLOVE.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra... and get 15% off your first purchase! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 17, 2019
Is It Tacky To Talk About Money With The Person You’re Dating?
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Double J are back to defend all the basic bitches in the world. Obviously people are going to Iceland because it’s fun, what’s there to be embarrassed about? At 22:20 a listener writes in wondering if it’s weird to see her BF in one of his female friend’s profile pictures. At 37:45 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week which features a wearable vibrator, an uncooperative Alexa, and fumbled attempt at ass play. At 48:10 a listener writes in wondering what is the proper way to break up with someone after having her engagement cancelled via text message. At 1:03:00 a listener writes in wondering if she should help her financially strapped BF pay for her engagement ring. At 1:14:00 they play a round of red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Care/of- For 50% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter UUP50 Cheers- To order, visit Cheershealth.com and enter promo code UUP at checkout to Get 10% off your first order and a free gift. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 10, 2019
How To Stop Sleeping With Someone Who Doesn't Want To Date You
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Double J return to give you their latest opinions on Netflix’s hit show “Dating Around”. At 25:30 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week which includes a hot bowl of ramen and a blow job. At 31:50 a listener writes in wondering what to do after discovering that a guy she’s dating has some very well documented legal troubles. At 40:25 a listener writes in wondering if she should keep a potential relationship option open because a guy still follows her on Instagram. At 48:30 a listener writes in wondering if a girl who’s “not looking to date right now” is really just not looking to date him. At 53:20 they play red flag or deal breaker. Check out our red flag or deal breaker video! www.youtube.com/watch?v=scXh8k5x-DM&t=23s Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 03, 2019
Is Refusing to Define The Relationship A Dealbreaker? Ft Nev Schulman & Laura Perlongo
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J and J return and they both need a little “me” time. Jordana tries to anticipate some issues she might run into once she moves in with her boyfriend. At 13:00 they discuss how to handle having a friend tell you they saw your significant other on a dating app. At 28:00 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week featuring a mysterious floating turd and a very unsexy naked cleanup. At 39:40 a listener writes in wondering how long she should have to wait for a guy that’s dragging his feet to define their relationship. At 55:40 they’re joined by Nev Schulman and Laura Perlongo who give dating advice through the eyes of a married couple and play red flag or deal breaker. Check out our red flag or deal breaker video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scXh8k5x-DM&t=23s Thanks to our sponsors! Just Fab-NOW is the time to sign up as a VIP because right now, you’ll get your first JustFab style for as low as $10! Go to JUSTFAB.com/UUP NOW to get this exclusive VIP offer. Skorch- Skorch makes it fun and easy to find the best places to go. It's not like a regular app, it's a cool app. It only features the best spots. Download in the app store today. Care/of- Take advantage of this month’s special offer! For 50% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter UUP50 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 27, 2019
What To Do When He Can't Get It Up
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Jordana and Jared are back to talk about erectile dysfunction. They discuss Jordana’s bachelorette trip to Colombia and her upcoming move-in plans with her boyfriend. At 27:45 a listener asks how to deal with dating a guy who can’t get it up. Is there any right way to react when this happens? At 41:00 the awkward sexual encounter of the week involves vomiting during oral and a questionable ‘courtesy tap.’ At 59:35 they answer a listener’s email asking why she can’t find a relationship that sticks, and another from a listener who questions if she should invite a guy to be her plus-one to a destination wedding. At 1:12:45 they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Thirdlove- Go to thirdlove.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase! Flamingo- Get a set with all your shave essentials from Flamingo, a $22 value, for just $16 plus free shipping today when you visit shopflamingo.com/UUP Skorch- Skorch makes it fun and easy to find the best places to go. It's not like a regular app, it's a cool app. It only features the best spots. Download in the app store today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 20, 2019
How Do I Say "I Love You" First?
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The Js are back and they’re talking about Netflix’s classy dating show “Dating Around.” Jared has a full breakdown of the dating adventures of Luke, the basic bitch of NYC men. At 37:35 they dissect their weird sexual encounter of the week which includes a series of very loud queefs, and absolutely no bodily control. At 53:27 a listener writes in wondering when, how and where is the best time to say “I Love You” for the first time. At 1:07:20 a listener writes in wondering how to date while living abroad in a place where she doesn’t want to live long term. At 1:15:00 they play a round of red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Skorch- Skorch makes it fun and easy to find the best places to go. It's not like a regular app, it's a cool app. It only features the best spots. Download in the app store today. Kopari- Go to KOPARIBEAUTY.com/UP to make the safe switch today, and save five-dollars off your first order when you subscribe! Lola- For 40% off all subscriptions, visit mylola.com and enter UUP when you subscribe! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 13, 2019
How Do I Hit On A Guy At The Gym?
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The Js are back and they’re asking a question that has been tough for women for a long time, “how do you hit on a guy at the gym?” Jared insists that a single man is never bothered by a female approaching him. At 22:19 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week that includes a long trail of hints around an apartment that leads to intercourse. At 39:55 a listener writes in wondering how to decipher a coded text from her BF to his ex that hints at a secret hookup. At 54:20 a divorced listener writes in wondering when the right time is to tell a new girl he’s dating that he’s had a vasectomy. At 1:15:15 they play red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Starz- Tune in to 'Now Apocolypse' March 10th on Starz! Skorch- Skorch makes it fun and easy to find the best places to go. It's not like a regular app, it's a cool app. Go to the app store and download Skorch today! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 06, 2019
How Many Dates Should You Wait Before Sleeping With Someone?
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J and J return to answer the question that has plagued a generation, “how long should you wait to sleep with someone you’re dating?” At 35:00 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week which includes a trail of red flags, several apologies and some dentures. At 47:20 a listener writes in wondering what guys will think of a woman in her 30s who lives with her parents. At 1:03:20 a listener writes in wondering how to avoid feeling jealous about her BF taking a boys trip to Greece. At 1:11:00 they play a round of red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Just Fab-NOW is the time to sign up as a VIP because right now, you’ll get your first JustFab style for as low as $10! Go to JUSTFAB.com/UUP NOW to get this exclusive VIP offer. Fab, Fit, Fun- Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save $10 off your first box, making it only $29.99. Daily Harvest- Go to DAILY-HARVESt.com and enter promo code UUP to get three cups FREE in your first box! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 27, 2019
What Do We Owe An Ex After a Breakup?
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J and J return to close out cuffing season by asking the age old question “what makes a guy decide to settle down?” Jared insists it’s all about instinct. At 27:20 they break down their weird sexual encounter of the week which involves fingers, a vagina, and a caliente jalapeño pepper. At 33:00 a listener writes in wondering what she did to get ghosted after dating a guy for 3 months. At 49:10 a listener wonders if she’s wrong to ask an ex if he’s with someone new after seeing a new girl in his Instagram story right after the split. Thanks to our sponsors! Fab, Fit, Fun- Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99. Thirdlove- Go to thirdlove.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase! Cove- Got migraines? With Cove, there’s finally a way to get the help you need when you need it. And when you use our link you’ll get your first month of treatment for free. Go to WithCove.com/uup . Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 20, 2019
Bonus UUP?: Live At Murmrr Theatre
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J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live at Murmrr Theatre in Brooklyn. At 5:20 they ask the question “how honest should we be during a softcore breakup?” At 21:40 they conduct a dating app profile makeover for an audience member. At 36:15 they play a round of “Red Flag/Deal Breaker” with special guest, Yamaneika Saunders. At 57:00, they untangle a text conversation in their puzzling “Deal Reveal.” A huge thank you to our sponsors Ship- Download Ship at https://itunes.apple.com/US/app/id1448104758?mt=8 Poo-Pourri! Pick up your Poo-Pouri before you go toilet spray today at www.poopourri.com/ Kendra Scott- Go to https://www.kendrascott.com/ and use promo code “Betches” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2019
How Do I Wear Lingerie Without Looking Stupid?
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J and J are back just in time for Valentine’s Day. While Jordana has planned a romantic magic show/dinner for her BF, Jared hasn’t made plans and is riding the excuse train into the station. At 15:00 a listener writes in wondering if there’s a non-cliché way to be sexy in lingerie after buying a teddy to turn on her BF. At 26:25 they dive into their awkward sexual encounter of the week which features dirty tampons and a period fetish. At 41:40 a listener writes in wondering if she was out of line for being upfront about her preference to keep a relationship casual. At 54:20 a listener writes in wondering if she’s overreacting to being blown off by a mom recommended set-up. At 1:03:30 they play a round of red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsors Fab, Fit, Fun- Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99. Kopari- Go to KOPARIBEAUTY.com/UP to make the safe switch today, and save five-dollars off your first order when you subscribe! Flamingo- Get a set with all your shave essentials from Flamingo, a $22 value, for just $16 plus free shipping today when you visit shopflamingo.com/UUP Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 13, 2019
Bonus U UP?: Live At Underground Arts
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J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live at Underground Arts in Philadelphia. At 4:40 they ask the question “how do I deal with an office hookup gone awry?” At 15:30 they do the lord’s work and conduct a dating app profile makeover for a listener that needs some help. At 30:20 they play a round of “Red Flag/Deal Breaker” with special guest, Ghee Funny. At 48:10 they tell some hard truths when deciphering text messages in a “Deal Reveal.” A huge thank you to our sponsors Ship- Download Ship at https://itunes.apple.com/US/app/id1448104758?mt=8 Poo-Pourri! Pick up your Poo-Pouri before you go toilet spray today at www.poopourri.com/ Kendra Scott- Go to https://www.kendrascott.com/ and use promo code “Betches.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2019
How Long Into Dating Someone Should You Expect To Have Valentine's Day Plans?
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Jordana and Jared return to talk about Valentine’s Day anxiety. Is Valentine’s day the most romantic day of the year, or is it really a deadline for deciding whether you’re in or out in a new relationship? At 17:00 they debate if it’s better to send V-day flowers to a girl’s office or her apartment. At 25:00 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week which includes a forced dental flossing. At 38:50 a listener writes in wondering how to transition out of drinking-only dates to ones with a larger variety of activities. At 1:00:30 a listener writes in wondering how a guy she was dating who knows her mom could feel so comfortable ghosting her. At 1:11:50 they play red flag or deal breaker. A Huge thank you to our sponsors! Fab Fit Fun-Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99. Daily Harvest- Go to DAILY-HARVEST.com and enter promo code UUP to get three cups FREE in your first box! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 06, 2019
Bonus U Up?: Live At Sixth & I
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J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live at Sixth And I in Washington, DC. At 7:40 they ask the question”why do women keep getting stuck dating guys who aren’t ready for a relationship?” At 24:00 they do the lord’s work and conduct a dating app profile makeover for a listener that needs some help. At 39:25 they play a round of “Red Flag/Deal Breaker." At 57:10 they dissect their enigmatic “Deal Reveal”. A huge thank you to our sponsors Ship- Download Ship at https://itunes.apple.com/US/app/id1448104758?mt=8 Poo-Pourri! Pick up your Poo-Pourri before you go toilet spray today at www.poopourri.com/ Kendra Scott- Go to https://www.kendrascott.com/ and use promo code “Betches” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2019
Were Jim and Pam Assholes or the Best Couple Ever?
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J and J have returned from their live tour! They start by talking about what a low-key blessing it is to be a third wheel in social scenarios when you’re a single person looking to meet someone. At 20:20 they talk about why a guy would un-match a girl on a dating app. At 28:10 they do a Rom Com breakdown focusing on whether or not Jim and Pam have a healthy relationship on “The Office.” At 42:33 a listener writes in wondering if guys will think she’s a loser because she only has 3 friends. At 59:55 a listener writes in wondering which one of his new girlfriends to invite to his housewarming party. At 1:06:50 they play some Red Flag or Deal Breaker with some listener submitted scenarios. Thanks to our sponsors! Just Fab-NOW is the time to sign up as a VIP because right now, you’ll get your first JustFab style for as low as $10! Go to JUSTFAB.com/UUP NOW to get this exclusive VIP offer. Thirdlove- Go to thirdlove.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase! Fab Fit Fun-Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 30, 2019
What To Do When You're Blindsided By A Breakup
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Jordana and Jared are back with a huge announcement! Not only are they coming to DC, Philly and Brooklyn this weekend, but Betches has finally launched their new dating app, Ship! It’s the latest avenue for you to meet your awkward sexual encounter with the help of your friends. This week a woman writes in who created a website to market herself in lieu of using the dating apps. At 25:30 they dive into their awkward sexual encounter of the week which includes so much blood (from some dude’s nose). At 35:40 a listener writes in wondering if she’s out of line for not wanting her BF to be a groomsman in a wedding where she won’t know anyone. Another listener wonders how a guy she was dating could break up with her out of nowhere after an amazing weekend together. At 1:05:00 they play red flag or deal breaker. Check out Ship at betches.co/ship Thanks to our sponsors! Care/of- Take advantage of this month’s special New Year offer! For 50% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter UUP50 Fab,Fit,Fun- Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 23, 2019
How to Date as A Single Parent Ft. Chris Distefano
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Jordana and Jared return with a Jared undergoing a personal dating dilemma. What should you expect when you ‘come out’ as a couple on Instagram? At 21:45 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week featuring a fresh pubic shave and an ungraceful assisted masturbation. At 39:30 they are joined by comedian Chris Distefano who helps them understand the world of dating as a single parent. At 1:15:20 Chris sits in on some “Red Flag or Deal Breaker” games. Thanks to our sponsors! Daily Harvest- Go to DAILY-HARVEST.com and enter promo code UUP to get three cups FREE in your first box! Kopari- Go to KOPARIBEAUTY.com/UP to make the safe switch today, and save five-dollars off your first order when you subscribe! FabFitFun- Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 16, 2019
How to Get A Guy To Go Down On You Ft. Violet Benson of Daddy Issues
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The J’s return with famed influencer, Violet Benson of ‘Daddy Issues.’ They start by talking about the differences between the Los Angeles and New York dating scenes. At 10:00 Violet talks about her experience dating professional athletes. At 17:45 a listener writes in wondering how to get better oral from a selfish lover. At 31:20 they dig into their weird sexual encounter of the week which includes clown makeup, some rope, and tickling. At 40:50 a listener writes in wondering what to do after a guy took a picture of her naked without her consent post hookup. At 55:15 a listener writes in wondering what to make of a boyfriend’s cryptic Venmo payment to a model/stripper after a bachelor party. At 1:06:15 they play ‘Red Flag or Deal Breaker’ including “their friends don’t like you.” Thanks to our sponsors Care/of- Take advantage of this month’s special New Year offer! For 50% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, go to www.TakeCareOf.com and enter UUP50 Fab,Fit,Fun- Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 09, 2019
Does The Person I’m Dating Care About My Instagram Brand?
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