230 episodes

Dating influencer, comedian, and former commitment-phobe, Natasha Chandel, and influential guests navigate the modern dating world and try to figure out: why the fuck do we all have commitment issues?! 

Listen to the most diverse guests in the podcastverse - from NYT best-selling authors like Mark Manson, to global comedians like Russell Peters, expert therapists, dating coaches, actors, musicians, influencers, showrunners, and even Natasha's own parents!

A lighthearted podcast that often goes deep, Kinda Dating has been featured as a top dating and sex podcast in AskMen, Bustle, Refinery29, Elite Daily and more! It was also selected as an Apple New & Noteworthy.

Kinda Dating Natasha Chandel

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 21 Ratings

Dating influencer, comedian, and former commitment-phobe, Natasha Chandel, and influential guests navigate the modern dating world and try to figure out: why the fuck do we all have commitment issues?! 

Listen to the most diverse guests in the podcastverse - from NYT best-selling authors like Mark Manson, to global comedians like Russell Peters, expert therapists, dating coaches, actors, musicians, influencers, showrunners, and even Natasha's own parents!

A lighthearted podcast that often goes deep, Kinda Dating has been featured as a top dating and sex podcast in AskMen, Bustle, Refinery29, Elite Daily and more! It was also selected as an Apple New & Noteworthy.

    Emotional Inheritance and the Effects of Trauma (with Galit Atlas)

    Emotional Inheritance and the Effects of Trauma (with Galit Atlas)

    Galit Atlas (psychoanalyst and author of “Emotional Inheritance”) discusses how emotions, memories, feelings, and especially traumatic experiences are passed down from one generation to the next. She explains how they could be, unconsciously, affecting our dating lives now, and shares ways to ensure our pasts aren’t affecting our future! It’s a truly moving new episode of Kinda Dating!

    Episode Highlights:
    0:00:00 - Intro
    0:04:47 - Galit Atlas Explains How Emotional Inheritance  is Addressed in Therapy
    0:10:13 - The Impact of Intergenerational Trauma on Emotional Struggles
    0:18:19 - Double Messages Around Money and Relationships in Families
    0:20:28 - Understanding Your Emotional Inheritance
    0:22:39 - Identifying Recurring Messages and Patterns in Life
    0:24:45 - Emotional Inheritance and its Impact on Dating and Love Life
    0:33:17 - Unconscious Fears and the Power of Freedom
    0:37:33 - Emotional Inheritance and Our Attachment Styles
    0:43:16 - The Impact of Emotional Inheritance on Mental Health
    0:45:25 - Emotional Inheritance and Resilience in Therapy

    Kinda Dating is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at Frolic.media/podcasts! 

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    • 52 min
    Harsh Truths About Sex and Dating (with Todd Baratz)

    Harsh Truths About Sex and Dating (with Todd Baratz)

    Relationship expert and sex therapist, Todd Baratz, returns to Kinda Dating to dispel some common myths around sex and dating. Is good sex like good porn (full of hot passion and wild positions)? When you meet the right person, will you just “know?” Is self love really the answer? Todd, Natasha, and Aisha get candid about their pet peeves and learnings in this eye-opening new episode of Kinda Dating!

    Episode Highlights:
    Chapters:
    00:00: Intro
    02:07 Celebrity Discusses Drinking And Drug Use, Admits To Limited Alcohol Consumption
    06:39 - Todd’s Reluctance to be a Teacher in Exploring Sexuality With Men
    11:56 - The Problem with Blaming Others on Instagram
    16:35 - The Importance of Authentic Communication in Building Connections
    21:31-  The Pros and Cons of Being in a Relationship
    26:56 - Self-love in a Culture of Trauma and Rejection.
    29:29 - The Actual Contributor to Happiness
    00:32:55 The Influence Of Environment On Personal Power And Identity
    36:12 - The Real Key to Good Sex 
    44:53 - Realistic Expectations In Relationships and Listener Question on Vulnerability
    48:55 - The Impact Of Social Media On Vulnerability
    50:37 - The Permanence of Impermanence In Relationships and the Pressure of Modern Dating Culture.
    53:53 - Uncertainty and Anticipation in “Knowing” the Right Person
    55:21 - Six Questions with Todd Baratz

    Kinda Dating is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at Frolic.media/podcasts! 

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    A Single Revolution is Underway (with Shani Silver)

    A Single Revolution is Underway (with Shani Silver)

    Shani Silver (Author of “A Single Revolution and host of “A Single Serving” podcast), Natasha Chandel, and Aisha Holden discuss the revolution taking place among single people who are refusing to let the world tell them that they are not enough. Proudly single for 15 years, Shani shares tools for singles to embrace their independence, avoid shame, and make the most out of their lives without settling for less than they deserve. It’s a revolutionary new episode of Kinda Dating!

    Episode Highlights:
    0:03:54 - Interview with Shani Silver: Refusing to Let the World Tell Us We're Not Enough
    0:05:43 - Examining the Impact of Digital Dating on Modern Dating Culture +
    0:08:52 - Meeting a Partner: Real Life vs. Dating Apps
    0:15:11 - The Narratives Around Singlehood and Dating
    0:20:05 - The Challenges of Being Single and Finding a Partner
    0:21:51 - The Urgency of Wanting a Partner and Children for Single Women
    0:28:04 - Finding the Balance of Self-Improvement and Embracing Singlehood
    0:33:31 - The Benefits of Happy Singlehood: How to Stop Dealing with Unwanted Pressure
    0:37:12 - Finding Partnership Without Overt Effort
    Kinda Dating is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at Frolic.media/podcasts! 

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    • 50 min
    How To Be A Better Boyfriend (with James Tang)

    How To Be A Better Boyfriend (with James Tang)

    So, you got the girl. But now you gotta keep her. James Tang (actor, influencer), joins Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden to share what he’s learned about being a better boyfriend from his work on TikTok as the Internet Boyfriend. They share some very doable tips, and it all seems to come down to one thing… listen to this important episode of Kinda Dating to find out!

    Episode Highlights:

    0:00:00: Intro

    0:04:12: James Tang Explains the Origins of Emotional Thirst Traps

    0:07:29: Accountability and Self-Improvement in Relationships

    0:09:47: Exploring Positive Masculinity and Relationship Dynamics

    0:13:31: The Difference in Emotional Intelligence Between Men and Women

    0:16:46: Gender Differences in Communication

    0:21:06: Confidence and Dating - Strategies for Men

    0:27:08:  How to Make a Good Impression on a Date

    0:29:14: Being a Good Boyfriend

    0:32:09:  Learning to Live Independently, Gender Stereotypes, and Equitable Household Chores

    0:35:35: Communication and Learning New Skills


    Kinda Dating is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at Frolic.media/podcasts! 

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    • 37 min
    Maybe Valentine’s Day Isn’t All Bad (with James Tang)

    Maybe Valentine’s Day Isn’t All Bad (with James Tang)

    Natasha Chandel loathes Valentine’s Day, but James Tang (actor, influencer) and Aisha Holden help shift her perspective, as they all share tips on how to survive the “holiday,” ways to make it less commercial, and change the entire meaning of the day! It’s a hilarious, honest episode of Kinda Dating!

    Episode Highlights:
    0:00:00 - Natasha and Aisha Intro
    0:06:00 - Introducing James Tang
    0:10:21 - Talking about Smiling Guy and BTS on Social Media
    0:17:30 - Thoughts on Valentine's Day
    0:23:23 - Valentines Day Memories
    0:28:45 - Valentine's Day Alternatives
    0:37:20 - GAME: Valentine's Day "Would You Rather?"
    0:48:30 - Self-love

    Kinda Dating is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at Frolic.media/podcasts! 

    → Watch video clips from the show, laugh at hilarious memes, and talk to us by following Kinda Dating on Instagram and TikTok! ←

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    • 54 min
    We’re Back! Now, Remember Those Resolutions? (with Shani Silver)

    We’re Back! Now, Remember Those Resolutions? (with Shani Silver)

    We ghosted you, and we’re sorry! Natasha Chandel and Aisha Holden explain the prolonged hiatus of the Kinda Dating podcast in a vulnerable confession. They also invite Shani Silver (Author of “A Single Revolution and host of “A Single Serving” podcast) to join them in a fun conversation discussing all things New Years Resolutions! Remember those? The trio share their differings thoughts on resolutions, and setting achievable and healthy ones! Enjoy our first Kinda Dating episode back!

    Episode Highlights:

    0:00:00 - Natasha and Aisha Explain the Hiatus

    0:05:15 - Reflection on Six Years of Relationship Advice

    0:11:21 - The Impact of the Pandemic and Aging Out

    0:17:41 - Interview with Shani Silver: Discussing Resolutions and New Podcast Offerings!

    0:24:03 - The Challenges of Singlehood

    0:31:34 - Conversation on New Year's Resolutions and Reflection on the Past Year

    0:36:47 - Enjoying the Middles of Life

    0:38:28 - Setting Achievable New Year's Resolutions

    0:40:44 - Unhealthy Dating Resolutions to Avoid During the Holiday Season

    0:42:11 - Navigating Social Norms and Celebrating Differences

    0:48:17 - GAME: Guess the Celebrity Resolution

    0:51:22 - Healthy Resolutions for the Dating World

    0:59:38 - Shani Silver’s DATING CONFESSION


    Kinda Dating is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at Frolic.media/podcasts! 

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    • 1 hr 4 min

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