Single Lady Writers in Trump’s America: Me & You with Jax and Jen Doll!

We ask each other questions to see how we’re dealing in some Me & You single lady writer love.

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Losing My Religion, with Aimee DeLong (New Beginnings #2)

May 15th What happens after you realize you were born into a system that you don’t believe in? How do you discover what you really think? How do you escape from all you’ve ever known? How do you find the confidence to express the new person you want to become? Where do you find a…

Endings #4: Breakups About Chronic Illness (…and sex and babies)

March 20th On today’s show — the first of a two-part episode during our series on Endings — Jacqueline speaks with two women who recently underwent breakups they attribute to their chronic illnesses: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and Interstitial Cystitis. They both reached out to J after reading her Cosmopolitan essay, How I Learned…

Endings #3: Breaking Up is Hard To Do, with Sari Kamin

March 13th “When at the age of 31-yrs old my boyfriend of five years broke up with me I was deeply heartbroken but also stunned that I was no longer on the path of getting engaged, getting married, and having children by the age of 35. That was the course that I had seen so…

Endings #2: Curtains Up and Books Out, with Jen Glantz!

March 6th Making it look easy is the point, right? Writers, actors, and artists of all sorts tell stories about real life experiences, defending their choices, owning their truth, and leaving a trail of wisdom in their creatively-tuned path.  We see them at the climax, the triumph, the TED talk — the ENDING. But what…

Power Couples! Barkha and Floyd Cardoz!

February 6th Barkha and Floyd Cardoz met at hospitality school in India and became close friends. Eight years later, after emigrating separately to New Jersey and New York, they met once again and started to explore romance. Twenty-five years later, they’re the owners of the New York restaurant Paowalla, where their Indian heritage is cooked up through…

Power Couples! Stacy Adimando and Steve Graf

January 23rd Stacy Adimando and Steve Graf are a testament to risking big for love whenever and wherever you find it. She was living in Brooklyn, he in Northern California. But when they met working at a food festival in Portland, Oregon, they both felt something strong enough to give a long-distance relationship a chance….

Power Couples! Kristin and Andrew Wood

January 13th He covers savory, she covers sweet, and everything else comes together between them. That’s how chefs Andrew and Kristin Wood have been working together since they first met, and how they do now as parents and co-owners of Russet in Philadelphia. Many years, several moves cross-country, and two children later, they’ve got many pearls of…

There Were Never Such Devoted Sisters!

November 28th How do the relationships we form with our siblings shape us as adults? What happens when we don’t identify with the roles our parents assign us within our sibling group? And how do our relationships with our siblings change as our parents age? On today’s show, Jacqueline’s sisters Jessica and Maggie Raposo join…

Pistons and Pasties with Velvetina Taylor

October 31st! “Timing isn’t everything, but it sure as hell is a lot.” We’ve debated variations of that sentence often over the last year, questioning its weight as a dating cliche and the effect it’s had on our relationships woes. Today, we discuss how it’s woven its way into Jax’s current dating mire: basically, how when you’re dating three…

We Turn To Tarot! With Sasha Graham

October 24th We are all about using every tool out there to build our strongest selves and most loving relationships. So in this magical time of year, when the air and atmosphere are changing once again and we get ready to nestle a bit closer to the earth for the winter, how can we use…

I Just Texted To Say I Love You! With Melissa Stanger and Shana Lebowitz

September 26th When it comes to romantic communication, texting and online messaging can be gentle introductions into IRL conversation, or mediums in which you can royally screw another person. Some of us daters of a certain age – ahem – started this whole dating thing before cell phones were glued into our hands. Others grew…

Textual Healing! with Jen Jamula and Allison Goldberg of the No Text Weekend

September 19th Where’s the romance in a Snapchat? The thrill in an email? When the conversation moves from online dating to texting, how much do flirty digital conversations represent how we’re gonna interact in the flesh? And when we’re on a dinner date and our potential lover’s fingers are talking to someone else, how hot and…

LIFE Calls for a Drink! with Sommelier and Author Diane McMartin

August 8th Ah, alcohol. It can be a first-date necessity, when nerves and questions and vulnerabilities are at their peak. Or it can be our greatest downfall, when “just one more” turns into “one-plus-four too many.” On today’s show, we discuss how alcohol can help or hinder early love, sharing our worst first-date sloppiness, and…

What’s Up (or down) With Our Libido?! We Ask Dr. Sheryl Kingsberg

Listen It happens. We age. We go through an illness. Or a heartbreak. One day, our bodies are craving “I NEED SEX!” with such force that we can barely think of anything else. But something happens – or nothing happens – and we couldn’t get in on if our top-of-the-list celebrity were standing in front…

Honing Romantic Intuition with Iris Higgins

July 18th Does “love at first sight” exist? If we break it down to bits and pieces, “love at first sight” is a combination of sexual attraction (hormones), curiosity and the elusive “intuition”, right? It can be our best friend… or our fiercest enemy. It can guide us to real, lasting, life-changing love… or to…

Violence Against Women with the Living Lotus Project

July 11th Towards the end of our 15th episode, Jacqueline shared how a man who had been messaging her online responded to her polite refusal of a date with, “When you give head, do you spit or swallow?” And then, “Please god, hear my pray, I hope this woman gets brutally raped and treated like…

Feed Your Bod What It Wants! with Chef Ariane Resnick

June 6th Last season, private chef and nutritionist Ariane Resnick came on our Ladies Who Lyme show to talk about how Lyme disease and chemical poisoning affected more than just her health. On that episode, she started to get into intuitive eating — how she guides clients to listening to what their bodies want them…

What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding with Kristin Newman!

 May 23rd There’s something to be said about being single in your thirties. There’s the rush of not knowing who you’re gonna kiss next, and the freedom to do whatever the hell you want whenever the hell you want to do it. But looking for your counterpoint on the earth can be exhausting and annoying,…

First Impressions and Kim Dower!

MAY 12TH Today’s show marks the second in our series, “Our Bodies, Our Selves“, where we explore the connection between what we want from life, and how to get it in the bodies we live in. What kinds of impressions do we want to make on a date, and what’s most important about how a…

Celebrating Singledom and Shari Bayer!

APRIL 4TH We’ve spent a lot of time on this show talking about how hard dating is in your thirties and, according to Shari Bayer, it doesn’t get a whole lot easier once you’ve slipped into your fourth decade. But as we celebrate the final show of our second season, we’re lightening it up a bit…

Food and Books and Ladies, Oh My!

MARCH 28TH Food is sexy. Books are sexy. So a fair about food and books? Super sexy. Food is sexy. Books are sexy. So a fair about food and books? Super sexy. On this week’s show, Jacqueline and Ben go old-school Love Bites, reconnecting on their past month of insanity with Jacqueline’s dating conundrums (break-offs and…