100 episodes

Are you confused about dating today? Do you crave insight on your relationship? Certified Dating Coach & TV Personality Damona Hoffman demystifies modern love with celebrities and experts in dating, marriage, breakups and hookups. You will laugh, you will cry, and you will believe in love again.

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    • 4.7, 105 Ratings

Are you confused about dating today? Do you crave insight on your relationship? Certified Dating Coach & TV Personality Damona Hoffman demystifies modern love with celebrities and experts in dating, marriage, breakups and hookups. You will laugh, you will cry, and you will believe in love again.

    Love Lessons: Love is Blind - Carlton

    Love Lessons: Love is Blind - Carlton

    Carlton from Love is Blind reflects on his brave journey to self-awareness, self-understanding, and forgiveness with Damona in the first of a four-part series on love lessons. In this love lesson, you will learn the power of vulnerability and keeping faith in your ability to find the love you deserve.
    Find more from Carlton on Instagram @CarltonMorton or donate to Camp Carlton - his charity for the children of his hometown - if you feel called!
    Don't forget to join the Patreon Friends with Benefits program at patreon.com/datesandmates if you're ready to go deeper in love and join the conversation about how current events are shaping dating today.
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    • 31 min
    Get Your Ex Back & Daddy Culture

    Get Your Ex Back & Daddy Culture

    Lee Wilson, relationship expert who helps unlucky lovers get their ex back, discusses his process to re-attracting the one that got away. Headlines this week: the latest statistics on COVID dating behavior what is 'Daddy Culture' and why you should be concerned, and why it's irreconcilable differences for Kelly Clarkson's divorce. Plus Damona answers listener questions like should you stand up to ghosts and what to do if your crush won't wear a mask?
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    Find Lee on Youtube or at myexbackcoach.com
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    • 37 min
    Rethink Love & Bachelor on Blast

    Rethink Love & Bachelor on Blast

    Monica Berg, author of Rethink Love and Kabbala practitioner, discusses how to create a beautiful live out of this challenging time. Damona covers headlines such as how to keep your dick pics from getting leaked on Amazon, what the first Black Bachelor means to the future of TV, and Date night ideas for social distancers (read: everyone). As always at the end of the show, Damona answers listener questions like how to approach dating if you feel like you're missing out on love and advice for interracial dating at this time.
    Find Monica on all the socials @monicaberg74 and at rethinklife.today
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    • 50 min
    Cuddle Buddies & Practical Attraction

    Cuddle Buddies & Practical Attraction

    Adam Lyons, a practical attraction dating coach and polyamory expert, discusses the future of dating and hookup culture right now. Damona covers headlines: why you should be upfront in dating about your politics right now, do men with 9 to 5 jobs make good life partners, and the next steps in coronadating. Adam and Damona also answer listener questions and such as should you be playing hard to get and what if he's just not that into you?
    Find Adam on Instagram at the @thedatingcoach and get to know his special ACE formula for dating at theaceformulablueprint.com!
    Don't forget to join the Patreon Friends with Benefits program at patreon.com/datesandmates if you're ready to go deeper in love and join the conversation about how current events are shaping dating today.
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    • 54 min
    Pride & Prejudice

    Pride & Prejudice

    Inspired by black transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson, Damona spotlights the origin of the gay rights movement and how the fight for gay rights is echoed in the #BlackLivesMatter movement today. Plus, Donny Meacham, dating coach, Sirius XM co-host and writer, joins Damona to talk about dating during pride month - whatever your sexual preference. Damona and Donny also answer listener questions: How to know if your long-distance relationship is real and tips for moving offline from virtual dates.
    Find Donny on Instagram @DatingDonny and make sure to check out his podcast, Naughty But Nice on all the podcast platforms!
    If you need more support in love, check out the Friends with Benefits group at patreon.com/datesandmates!
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    • 42 min
    The Art of Charm & Interracial Love

    The Art of Charm & Interracial Love

    Erin Muroski, flirting coach for the Art of Charm, joins Damona to talk about confidence and flexibility as we move into the next phases of coronadating. Damona covers headlines: How interracial couples can support each other in times of racial conflict, why Quarantine may have been the downfall of Scott and Sofia's relationship, plus what your astrological sign says about your relationship potential. Damona and Erin answer listener questions such as why is she keeping our relationship a secret and how to start over again in love.
    Find Erin on all the socials @erinmuroski! Don't forget to check out her super fun podcast, Final Rose Material!
    Find the full show recap at datesandmates.com for links to all the articles Damona mentioned and more in-depth info on these topics!
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    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
105 Ratings

105 Ratings

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

Damona, host of the Dates & Mates podcast, highlights all aspects of relationships and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Lodges2 ,

Obsessed

Where have you been all my life? Love every podcast. DH is engaging and fun to listen to and her podcasts does not disappoint. It is very informative and cover a wide array of dating issues and advise. I feel like I know her. I do take notes and I’ve binged a whole year in one month.

Slingo addict! ,

I’m becoming a dating pro!

I am so addicted to Damona’s podcast and advice! I take notes and even replay some of her shows often. I love the Master Class series! She even responds to my IG dms!!! 🙌🏼👏🏼 Wooohoo thanks Damona! I’m thinking I’ll be done with this dating real soon!

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