55 episodes

Dating or at least trying is a podcast focused on dating. Each episode will feature a guest and how they approach the dating world.

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    • 4.8, 49 Ratings

Dating or at least trying is a podcast focused on dating. Each episode will feature a guest and how they approach the dating world.

    covering the protests

    covering the protests

    In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with their good friend Adriana Heldiz. Adriana is a visual journalist at Voice of San Diego, a local nonprofit media organization. She discusses her experience covering the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in San Diego and talks about the importance of getting involved locally. 
    One of her photos from a local protest went viral. Now it's available to be purchased as a print, and a portion of the proceeds are going to the San Diego Association of Black Journalists, an organization that advocates on behalf of Black journalists.⁣⁣ You can purchase that here.
    Daisy also gives updates on her love life and paying for the dating apps.
    Follow Adriana's work at @aheldiz and @voiceofsandiego.
    Visit blacklivesmatters.carrd.co for resources and ways you can help the Black Lives Matter movement.
    Follow @datingoratleasttrying on Instagram and leave us a review if you liked this episode. 💖
    Go to Alex's advice column at spillurtea.com for DRAMA and to ask your anonymous advice questions on dating, sex and relationships.
    Music: purple-planet.com

    • 1 hr 1 min
    using your voice

    using your voice

    In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with the hosts of the Tea With Qwns Podcast, Janine and Jerralyn Davis. Their podcast is focused on navigating their twenties, and they frequently discuss current events and making a difference. They share how to make your voice heard with everything going on in America: how to contact your representatives, how to use your voice and how to have conversations with those around you.
    Janine and Jerralyn also share stories in their own relationships. Janine discusses how to manage a long distance relationship and how she found love with childhood friend. Jerralyn shares how she and her boyfriend met out, and how they've navigated a new relationship during quarantine.
    Find the Tea With Qwns Podcast on iTunes, Spotify or on Instagram @teawithqwnspod.
    Visit blacklivesmatters.carrd.co for resources and ways you can help the Black Lives Matter movement.
    Follow @datingoratleasttrying on Instagram and leave us a review if you liked this episode. 💖
    Go to Alex's advice column at spillurtea.com for DRAMA and to ask your anonymous advice questions on dating, sex and relationships.
    Music: purple-planet.com

    • 54 min
    the importance of intersectionality

    the importance of intersectionality

    In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with their college professor and DOALT favorite Dr. Nate Rodriguez. Dr. Nate is a media studies professor, and he teaches a class at San Diego State University called "Media & Identity", which looks into intersectionalities of identity, especially in media. He talks about what intersectionality is, how it relates to everything going on in the world and why it's so important. He also talks about how intersectionality shows up in the dating world.
    Visit blacklivesmatters.carrd.co for resources and ways you can help the Black Lives Matter movement.
    Follow @datingoratleasttrying on Instagram and leave us a review if you liked this episode. 💖
    Go to Alex's advice column at spillurtea.com for DRAMA and to ask your anonymous advice questions on dating, sex and relationships.
    Music: purple-planet.com

    • 1 hr 8 min
    let's talk about what's going on

    let's talk about what's going on

    In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with their good friend Janessa Reyes about the ongoing protests that have occurred nationwide since George Floyd was murdered by police in Minneapolis. They discuss Janessa's experience protesting, having tough conversations with family, educating yourself and more.
    Don't just support us: Support Black creators and podcasters. Some amazing podcasts that we love and recommend:
    Dear Franny 
    Why Won’t You Date Me? 
    Therapy for Black Girls 
    Black Womxn Healing Pod 
    Keep It 
    It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders
    NPR’s Code Switch
    If you want to join the book discussions, the book we will be reading is called White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo.
    Here are some education resources: http://bit.ly/ANTIRACISMRESOURCES
    Here are some actions you can take to demand justice for Breonna Taylor: http://msha.ke/30flirtyfilm
    Here's a master document of petitions, donation links, etc: http://tinyurl.com/blmforever
    Follow @datingoratleasttrying on Instagram.
    Music: purple-planet.com

    • 41 min
    finding love in the ~stars~

    finding love in the ~stars~

    In this episode, Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana celebrate their birthdays by speaking with astrology expert Delaney. They go through their birth charts and find out what their stars say about their love lives. Delaney explains what all the intricate parts of your birth chart mean and how to find out who you're astrologically compatible with.
    Follow @datingoratleasttrying on Instagram and leave us a review if you liked this episode. 💖
    Go to Alex's advice column at spillurtea.com for DRAMA and to ask your anonymous advice questions on dating, sex and relationships.
    Music: purple-planet.com

    • 58 min
    getting our tarot cards read

    getting our tarot cards read

    In OUR 50th PODCAST EPISODE (!!!), Alex Piscatelli and Daisy Santana speak with modern mystic Amber. They talk about all things intuition and spirituality. Plus, Amber gives both Alex and Daisy tarot card readings, helping them answer what their purpose in life is.
    You can find Amber on Instagram at @berlynnlove.
    Follow @datingoratleasttrying on Instagram and leave us a review if you liked this episode. 💖
    Go to Alex's advice column at spillurtea.com for DRAMA and to ask your anonymous advice questions on dating, sex and relationships.
    Music: purple-planet.com

    • 1 hr 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
49 Ratings

49 Ratings

imane nicole ,

Umm hello

So I am new to the podcast world. I came across you guys about 2 weeks ago. I have listened to almost every episode. I love how original you guys are! Daisy you are perfect! I love how you act and how you are okay with being yourself! Alex, you have come such a long way from episode one! Love you guys and P.s make Daisy your permanent cohost!!!! ❤️

evkp15 ,

Love it so much

They have open and honest conversations and do it all while making us laugh.

Vanessa Rock ,

Dating and definitely loving it

These girls are hilarious. Fellow SDSU gal here and was introduced to them through another podcaster. I am such a fan of the podcast that they have worked so hard on! You go gals 👏🏼

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