20 episodes

Come for the cringe, stay for the connection. Follow four modern daters as they trade the swiping, the small talk, and the fumbled first kiss for a curated virtual date with a team of fairy godmothers behind the scenes. You might have eavesdropped on a first date before, but never like this. From the producers of Where Should We Begin, This is Dating, a series of recorded first dates. If you would like to get new episodes a week or so in advance in addition to ad-free listening subscribe to This Is Dating on Apple Podcasts. Visit the This Is Dating show page on Apple Podcasts for more info.

We will be back in the fall with a whole new series of recorded first dates. Thanks for being a part of this first season we can’t wait for you to hear who we will set up next.

This Is Dating This is Dating

    • Society & Culture
    • 3.8 • 370 Ratings

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Come for the cringe, stay for the connection. Follow four modern daters as they trade the swiping, the small talk, and the fumbled first kiss for a curated virtual date with a team of fairy godmothers behind the scenes. You might have eavesdropped on a first date before, but never like this. From the producers of Where Should We Begin, This is Dating, a series of recorded first dates. If you would like to get new episodes a week or so in advance in addition to ad-free listening subscribe to This Is Dating on Apple Podcasts. Visit the This Is Dating show page on Apple Podcasts for more info.

We will be back in the fall with a whole new series of recorded first dates. Thanks for being a part of this first season we can’t wait for you to hear who we will set up next.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Chemistry: Virginia Date 1

    Chemistry: Virginia Date 1

    Is it chemistry or are you just turned on by his unavailability? Meet Virginia, a 30-something lawyer looking for the love of her life and she's gone on 50+ dates to prove it. This week, we set her up with a model & wait for the sparks to fly.

    Visit thisisdatingpodcast.com for the transcript for this episode.

    • 35 min
    The List: Aziz Date 1

    The List: Aziz Date 1

    Aziz knows what he likes in a partner. So much so that he's got a list of requirements. This week, he explores what straying from the list does for his love life.

    Visit thisisdatingpodcast.com for the transcript for this episode.

    • 28 min
    Love Bombing: Khan Date 1

    Love Bombing: Khan Date 1

    Khan is good at falling in love. He's also good at wooing everyone around him. On this week's date, he questions the root of his charm.

    Visit thisisdatingpodcast.com for the transcript for this episode.

    • 35 min
    Update: For James Fans Only

    Update: For James Fans Only

    When James went on a blind date with Aziz, many of you wrote in to tell us how much you loved him. This week, Hiwote has a follow up conversation with the karaoke legend who stole our hearts.

    Visit thisisdatingpodcast.com for the transcript for this episode.

    • 17 min
    Bad First Dates

    Bad First Dates

    How bad was your worst first date? Whatever it was, we can almost guarantee these stories are far worse.

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    • 19 min
    Attached: Aziz Date 2

    Attached: Aziz Date 2

    Aziz and Manny are both keenly aware of their attachment styles. But we're all different around different people, right? This week, Aziz reverses the power dynamic.

    Visit thisisdatingpodcast.com for the transcript for this episode.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5
370 Ratings

370 Ratings

pastabow ,

More Esther Perel

Love the dates convos themselves, disagree with the two analysts. The only person I trust is Esther perel who they occasionally bring on. The rest of the ppl I feel like categorize ppl very generally and superficially without getting to the root of their problems

ElenMar ,

We love James

JAMES!
Please give him his own season where we find him the love he deserves.

TxInAkCaId ,

Amanda

To use the excuse that because she’s a doctor and super successful is the reason she hasn’t found someone is just that, an excuse. Can you imagine meeting someone who said (directly or indirectly) that you’re intimidated by them because of their profession or perceived “success”? You’re basically saying “You can’t keep up with me and you’re not enough.”

I think her issue is that she doesn’t have an identity outside of her career. Her fridge says it all, it’s empty; there’s no depth beyond her profession.

There are thousands of female doctors and millions of successful women who have found love and a partner in life.

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