In our **SEASON FINALE** & **VALENTINE'S DAY SPECTACULAR**, in the spirit of love and romance, we have three amazing ladies, Brittany Bardwell, Nazenin Eghbal, and Leatra Tate come on the pod to recount their horrible date stories. Spoiler alert - even queens this beautiful on the inside and out have had to deal with their fair share of bad boy behavior! We'll be back soon, on our glow up and better than ever! Looking forward to getting at your DMs very soon. :)
What do you do when you go on four dates in one week? Naturally, you tell all your friends about them. Ali, founder of "Finding Mr. Height," took it to the next level when she started her viral dating coaching platform after discussing her personal experience in the dating world. All thoughts on dating etiquette, height differences in relationships, and the best app to meet people on are shared on this week's episode!
Jared Goldstein, Comedian, Actor in "The Unicorn" and "Nikki Fre$h," and CBS 2020 Diversity Showcase Member, chats with the damsels about his success in the entertainment industry, how being vocal as a gay comedian has contributed to his dating life and...where to find the best desserts in LA (because we're all at that stage of quarantine, right)? Subscribe, rate, and follow us @damselsinthedms!
Bombazos and Desmadre are the themes of this week's episode when we chat with the infamous, the fabulous, Dr. José Medina, Language Researcher, and Author of "Lo Que Se Dice Se Hace" and "Boys Don't Cry." José chats with us about his experience coming out as LGBTQ, marrying his husband, and how his journey growing up in a Machismo culture shaped him and his desire to empower youth and educators to be their truest selves, multiple languages and all.
Gotten into the TikTok dances during quarantine? Engaging with “the kids” and their content? Then let Sophie Sanders, Creator Experience Manager at TikTok, explain how it all works, how the platform has changed the dating advice game, and how, as a creator, it has impacted her own dating life. By the end of it - you’ll be checking on your SO's “For You” page.
Remy Kassimir, host of the successful "How Cum" podcast, cums (hehe) on the pod to tell us about her inspo for starting the revolutionary show, how she's implemented what she learned from the podcast in her own relationship, and what she hopes listeners, specifically women, take away from owning their own sexuality. Get ready, damsels, for the ride (figuratively not literally) of your life!
The damsels are joined by Screenwriter and Comedian, Sarah Afkami, this week who stops by to discuss gender identity and not fitting into the quintessential “female” mold. We discuss some early examples that indicated Sarah’s uniqueness (which may or may not have included low key stalking a high school history teacher) and offer some great advice on how to have the discussion about feeling like you might be “different” with the ones you love the most. Listen in to learn more about how to navigate these difficult conversations and become your true authentic self.
Sam Valentine, the amazing host of the "One Broke Actress" podcast, may have once considered herself “broke” in the financial world but she’s wealthy AF in advice! She talks managing a successful podcast alongside her acting career, her inspo behind starting the pod, and how it all lead to her recent engagement! How does she do it all, you ask? You’ll have to listen to this week's episode to find out!
The damsels did some learning this week, everybody! Elisa Onorato, Actress and Ethical Non-Monogamy (ENM) Expert, comes on the podcast to explain the differences between polyamory and open relationships, and tell us about how these concepts work within her marriage. How does she handle being polyamorous without getting jealous and maintain a solid relationship with her husband? Find out in this weeks episode!
If you needed some inspo for following your dreams and making them fricken' happen, Camille Corbett is your gal. TV Writer, Actress, Fulbright Recipient, and Creator of Crystal & Chelsea (which casually received a grant from Panavision for a million dollars worth of equipment) the girl has a plan and she's sticking to it. She talks to us about her experience dating abroad and within the entertainment industry as well has how that can be a good thing as long as it's a supportive dynamic, and not a competitive one. How do you achieve this, you ask? Listen to the episode, damsels.
The legendary Comedian, Actress, Impressionist, and Member of the 2020 CBS Comedy Showcase, Andrea Lopez, joins the damsels on the pod this week! She talks with us about her success in comedy and how she made her career doing her life-long talent, impressions, and what it’s like to date as an entertainer. She may even do her infamous Kourtney Kardashian impression that’s so good it even made Chrissy Teigen send it to the Poosh Queen herself...listen in to find out!
Sahana Srinivasan, host of Netflix's "Brainchild," comes on the pod to chat with us about how the show works to inspire young people to get interested in science early on, her comedy and acting career, and how her Indian background has affected her dating life. Watch out, people, there's about to be a whole lot more #WomeninSTEM thanks to Sahana!
She comes from a land down under! This week on the pod we have the beautiful and brilliant Lexi Partell, hailing from Australia, to talk about dating overseas, how she had to love herself before loving someone else, and the best methods for arguing with your partner. Spoiler alert: attacking them and going through their phone ain't it.
A Cancer and a Gemini host a podcast and learn from an astrologist that their sun signs actually aren't the end all be all. This week on the pod, Lauren and Chloe interview Jerrell Hollis (a.k.a Hollow to his followers), an astrologist and TikTok extraordinaire. We learn the importance of moon and rising signs in defining personalities, how to determine astrological compatibility, the basics of numerology, the differences between soulmates and twin flames, and so much more!
Lauren is always telling Chloe "you gotta shoot your shot!" This week, we have the queens of shooting your shot and hosts of the popular podcast "Shooters Gotta Shoot," Erica Spera and Molly DeMellier. They discuss their inspo for the podcast, their dating lives in NYC, what it's like being so open on a dating podcast while being single, and when to take your relationship from exclusive to BF/GF status. One thing we can promise, you'll definitely be ready to shoot your shot by the end!
Calling all recovered f*ckboy addicts. We have the queen of the f*ckboy redemption program, host of 'Drag His Ass,' and overall comedic genius Mary Beth Barone on the pod. We chat about her inspiration for developing the infamous program, what she’s been up to during quarantine, and how she’s used her comedy to punch up and not punch down, which reminds us, don’t forget to VOTE!
Time to get high on life (literally and figuratively) with Rachel Wolfson, Comedian, Cannabis Advocate, and Actress. Rachel talks all things navigating long distance relationships, keeping long-term relationships spicy, and when to know it's the right time to break your own rules in dating. After playing the long game to bag her current boyfriend, Rachel has some pretty solid advice on all these topics.
If you've ever been accused of being too "needy" or "clingy" by a partner, then this episode is for you (and stay far, far away from avoidant attachment types). Learn about your attachment style and what type of person it might be a good match for, with relationship expert and TikTok extraordinaire, Jason Green!
COVID got you down? Therapist can no longer deal with you? Feeling like a Depresso Espresso? Never fear, Michelle Rogers-Wright is here! With her viral twitter thread, "Wounded Inner Child vs. Healthy Adult in a Connection," Michelle teaches us all about having a healthy relationship with yourself and how this can be translated into your romantic relationships. And for more Michelle content, you can purchase her poetry book, coming out soon!
Ladies and gentlemen, get ready for a lesson from Coach Court, Certified Mindset and Relationship Coach, on all things attachment styles, going through to get through, and knowing when to walk away. Be prepared for some hard but necessary truths!
Calling all 'Sheila the Tank' fans! This week we have Sheila herself, Yomary Cruz. She's an Actress, Host, Reporter, and Emmy Awards Judge and is chatting with us about all things transitioning into serious relationships, dating as a Dominican, and when the right time to move in is. Listen for all the Emmy Awards tea spilled (JK the only tea spilled is Chloe's thoughts about men on Zoom).
What do Chloe's cat and her relationships have in common? They're both toxic! Lili Michelle, Comedian, Writer, and Professional Tweeter comes on to talk about toxic relationships, dating as an Iranian-Canadian, and her #1 strategy for dating. Listen for some hard truths and strong opinions on cats!
The damsels chat with Ginny Hogan, Comedian, Writer, and Author of "Toxic Femininity in the Workplace: Office Gender Politics Are a Battlefield," about all things sexism and the work place, finding love during quarantine, and battling dating app fatigue. Having gone on 100 first dates, using data to analyze dating, and even creating ads for her own love life, Ginny is truly the Einstein of dating.
The Washington Post's Dating Reporter, Lisa Bonos, comes on the podcast to talk all things quarantine dating, how she made it work for herself during the pandemic, and fun date ideas via FaceTime. Sick of quarantine dating? So is nearly everyone! You definitely don’t wanna miss this episode to hear Lisa’s thoughts on dating fatigue, damsels!
Chloe and Lauren chat with internet sensation and Miami's Best Drag Queen '17, Miss Toto, on all things growing up in Cumberland, Maryland, the journey to becoming Miss Toto, gender as a spectrum, and BLM. Learn why having a Stage BF (or support system in general) makes the difference both in career and happiness. The DRAMA!
It's all about ghosting, toxic relationships, and international dating in this episode with Actress, Model, and Founder of Rose & Glo, Aash Patel. Ever wonder how beautiful, strong-willed women get wronged? How could Jay-Z have cheated on Beyoncé? Aash is here to tell us that successful models (even those scouted as babies for Huggies) are just like us! Spoiler alert: In a shocking turn of events, a man did something bad!
Lauren and Chloe chat with Carrie Bernans, Actress, Stuntwoman, Writer, Activist, and Entrepreneur, about her success in films such as Black Panther and Avengers, her previous romantic relationships, and her do's and don'ts on first dates. Ever wondered if you should offer to split the bill or ask them to call you an Uber? Listen for some hot takes from our gal Carrie!
Jimmy Fowlie, Actor, Comedian, and Writer for Will Arnett's Quibi show, "Your Daily Horoscope," chats with the damsels all about his journey in comedy, the inspiration for his hit series "Go-Go Boy Interrupted", all things break-ups, and why those break-ups can end up being oh so very messy. Listen to find out why he ended up creating a short film called "Windshield" based on his most recent split!
The damsels chat with Hanna Dickinson, Actress (recently starred in Snapchat's Get Money), Comedian, and Writer for Comedy Central regarding her career in comedy, quarantine dating, and how she discusses dating in her comedy as therapy. Listen for all things tattoos on first dates, getting bullied by high-school lacrosse players, and why she doesn't recommend dating in Arlington.
In one of the damsels most useful episodes to date, we talk to Matt Phifer, Toxic Relationship Specialist, Therapist, TikTok Extraordinaire, and Speaker. We discuss all things narcissistic behavior; how to spot it, how to avoid it, and how to get out if you're trapped. Turns out, Britney really was on to something when she told us we're addicted to toxic behavior - not just an iconic goddess, but a genius.
In this episode of Damsels in the DMs, the damsels talk with Serena Coady, writer for Vox, Elle, and Cosmopolitan, on all things dating apps, from red flags in profiles to online dating via quarantine. Listen for some hot takes on men posting photos with animals, and how the old "Can I buy you a drink?" line has transferred to "Have you seen a tall man with a Dalmatian in the park?"
In this week's episode of Damsels In the DMs, Chloe and Lauren get a lesson on intelligent dating from Sabrina Alexis, Co-Founder and Editorial Director of A New Mode. Sabrina discusses all things red flags while dating, the importance of being happy on your own before entering a relationship, and why actions matter more than words. Chloe and Lauren are shocked to find out it means nothing when guys watch your Instagram story. We know, we're still reeling too.
Dana Donnelly, Comedienne, Activist, and soon to be Award-winning Tweeter, comes on to talk to the damsels about her success in comedy, her involvement with the Black Lives Matter Movement, and her dating life. A damsel writes in about struggling with stalking her ex during quarantine, and the damsels take a dive in with Dana to discuss the parameters around social media stalking. They discuss the fad of stalking your exes- and the many methods one can use for the most effective stalking- watch your Venmo, boys.
In the very first episode of Damsels in the DMs, Chloe and Lauren introduce themselves, talk about their somewhat tragic dating lives, and the current inability to get everything from toilet paper to podcast mics on Amazon. They read a letter from a damsel who is having a hard time not obsessing over a guy she recently had a FaceTime date with- a scenario we can all relate to, except in an unprecedented pandemic.