21 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
    • 3.9 • 479 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

3.9 out of 5
479 Ratings

479 Ratings

AaReviewzzz ,

Please come back 🥺

I love this podcast. I subscribed so that I could stay updated when they post and then they stopped posting. 🥺 I can tell that the creator put a lot of work into this podcast. Where as most people just turn on the mic and start rambling. I love the stories and just really hope they start posting again! ❤️

emzy0909 ,

Doesn’t hit the mark

I really like the concept of the podcast. There’s great potential. The thing that doesn’t work for me is hearing some of the dates and thinking “oh they really aren’t a match” and then the host doing the recap of the date and saying how great they thought the date was. I’m like did we listen to the same date? Like there’s less talk about what the person may be doing that is holding their dating life back and more talk about why they should’ve been a match when the main person didn’t like who they were set up with. Also some of the questions suggested when the conversation is running low are just not it. If someone on a date asked me to tell them something I wouldn’t normally say on a first date I’d be like 🥴 or what the last self help book I read was? It feels very forced and put on the spot like a job interview which is just not the vibe a first date should have. Also not everyone likes self help books.

Ayoola T ,

So sad that there are more seasons

Please bring back this wonderful podcast 🙏🙏🙏

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