9 episodes

Most pop culture discussion about the single life point at how to avoid it at all costs. From Disney movies to dating coaches to how-to books on finding love, we’re constantly told that couplehood is the holy grail.

But many of us have grown more, changed for the better, and learned the most about ourselves while not in a relationship.

So how can we get the most out of being single? What can we celebrate about aloneness? Why can’t singlehood be a great thing? Join Natalie Karneef and guests as they share real-life, personal stories about navigating the unattached life.

A Single Thing Natalie Karneef

    • Personal Journals
    • 5.0, 19 Ratings

Most pop culture discussion about the single life point at how to avoid it at all costs. From Disney movies to dating coaches to how-to books on finding love, we’re constantly told that couplehood is the holy grail.

But many of us have grown more, changed for the better, and learned the most about ourselves while not in a relationship.

So how can we get the most out of being single? What can we celebrate about aloneness? Why can’t singlehood be a great thing? Join Natalie Karneef and guests as they share real-life, personal stories about navigating the unattached life.

    Rebuild

    Rebuild

    Sometimes, we have to be forced to admit something isn't working before we take the steps to figure out how to make it work. In 12-step programs, they call this hitting rock bottom. Which is an idea that might also apply to the global pandemic our world is facing right now...

    • 28 min
    Where We Belong

    Where We Belong

    Ever struggled to fit in? Or fought to stand out? Natalie shares how her Lebanese heritage impacted her views on marriage, beauty and belonging. Jasmina Najjar talks about being single in Beirut, a culture obsessed with marriage and couplehood. And as a 6'3 woman, Janna Klostermann turned her sexuality into a joke - until her body made her take things a lot more seriously.

    • 36 min
    Not Alone

    Not Alone

    Sex and love addiction affects so many, but there's so much shame around it. Mandy Stadtmiller, author of "Unwifeable", shares her story about sex and love addiction, and talks about trauma, divorce, and finding her soulmate where she least expected to. And Natalie opens up about her own love addiction and recovery, and her uncertainties about Jack the Chef.

    • 32 min
    Where Did You Go?

    Where Did You Go?

    Sometimes, it takes being single to figure out who we really - REALLY - are.

    Mike Sagun tried to "pray the gay away" - and was shunned by his family and his faith when he came out. No'a Bat Miri tells us about being Orthodox Jewish by choice, and single by choice. Courtenay Stickels explores all the women she left behind and found again when she came back to herself. And Natalie explores - and owns - losing herself when she's in a relationship.

    • 42 min
    Baggage

    Baggage

    Baggage: we’ve all got it. How can we use it for good, instead of letting it weigh us down?

    After his first big love ended in bigger betrayal, Shane’s unusual journey of singlehood took him from his darkest hour to his true potential. Faith’s marriage to a sex addict made her a better person – and a better parent. And Natalie sleeps with Jack the Chef… with worrying consequences.

    • 34 min
    Let Me Be Your Fantasy

    Let Me Be Your Fantasy

    Christos meets Amy Schumer at a hotel spa and prepares to ask her out. (Yes, the Amy Schumer.) We also talk to Sarah, who, in a very single phase of her life, spends some quality time with someone who can fly. And as Natalie prepares to go on a third date with Jack the Chef, she finds herself lost in fantasy... until she meets a very unexpected reality.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

calculatress ,

Thank you for sharing this with the world

Brave, honest and real. Thank you for talking about the difficult topics. So relatable and visceral. Puts words to feelings that many of us can’t. I look forward to the next episodes.

Scarbiedoll77 ,

Warm and real

Great podcast for those exploring singledom. Natalie is warm, honest and real. Love the rawness of the stories shared by both the host and her guests. Can’t wait to hear Season 2!

Karnbutus ,

WHERE IS EP 6!?!

I NEED IT! AAHGHGHHGH

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