Date/able host & producer

Meet the Creators of Date/able:
Your host, Yue Xu and producer, Julie Krafchick

Made with ❤️ in San Francisco

What is Date/able?

Date/able is a podcast that opens up a candid conversation about modern dating. We hear real stories from real people of how they make dating work (or not). Some stories are juicy, some are insightful, and some will have you screaming, "I had the same thing happen to me!" On every episode, you'll get real takeaways to apply to your own life, all while laughing along the way.

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Season 5 is back!!

Check out the latest epidodes of Date/able

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Season 5 Episode 1: The Secret to Dating in Modern Times

In our Season 5 premiere, Ned drops the secret of dating successfully in a city where our attention is scattered and options are plentiful. We discuss the impact of technology, urban elite cities, and how to navigate through it all to find something real.

Season 5 Episode 2: Every. Body. Beautiful.

Natalie Carey, author of Every. Body. Beautiful, tells us about her decades-long battle with body image. We discuss overcoming the struggles for both women AND men, learning to appreciate your body, and how this impacts dating.

Season 5 Episode 3: An insider's look into the pickup community

Confidence & Social Intelligence Coach,DJ Fuji,talks about the origins of the “pickup artist" subculture and the stark difference in its media portrayal. We get a look into this community, the surprising individuals who seek it out, and the new strategies he now teaches.

Season 5 Episode 4: Yes, I have herpes

Gynecologist Dr. Sheila Loanzon shares her own personal experience contracting herpes and how she got back to a place of self-love and acceptance. We dig into the facts about STDs, the stigma they present, and how to disclose this to a new partner.

Season 5 Episode 5: Getting out of the Friend Zone

Chris and Amy tell us how they moved from a platonic friendship to being engaged. We talk about how to get out of the friend zone, what changed in their relationship, being open to the possibilities, and the benefits of being friends first.

Season 5 Episode 6: Dating (In)Experience

Ben tells us about his lack of relationship experience and the impact it's had on his dating life. We discuss recognizing any form of experience as experience, building up your confidence, and overcoming the fear of getting physical (and your first kiss!).

Season 5 Episode 7: I am not throwing away my shot

MK tells us how she quickly let out her quirky side when she first started dated her now-boyfriend by sending a photo dressed in full-out Hamilton gear. We talk about being your authentic self in dating, taking risks, and the importance of loving each other’s quirks.

Season 5 Episode 8: Empire (Swipe of Mind) Strikes Back

Jena and Kat share their reactions to our most controversial episode yet, Empire Swipe of Mind from Season 4, with Jake back in the studio. We hear the perspectives of both sexes and discuss how to resolve some of the frustrations when it comes to dating.

Season 5 Episode 9: Love + Money

Joe from Gavazza Wealth Management talks to us about money management when initially dating to building a life together. We discuss financial compatibility, having the necessary conversations with your partner, budgeting, and planning for future goals.

Season 5 Episode 10: Breadcrumbing

Farrah tells us about how she is constantly being breadcrumbed by men with little bits of attention and hope, but not the real deal. We discuss why this may be happening, how to prevent it, and ways one may be allowing this to occur.

Season 5 Episode 11: Do Millennials want love?

David Cruz from Millionaire Matchmaker, Finding Cupid, and Three Day Rule talks to us about love and romance with Millennials. We discuss using technology as a bridge, the InstaGen effect, modern matchmaking, and how to bring the romance back!

Season 5 Episode 12: Dating with Tourette

Chelsea White talks to us about dating with Tourette syndrome and the details of this disorder beyond its media portrayal. We talk about how her ticks play into her dating/sex life, the impact on relationships, and why it’s more about understanding than stigma.

Season 5 Episode 13: Conscious Coupling and Uncoupling

Erik from Together Guide tells us about what keeps couples together and what brings them apart – from the perspective of a former divorce lawyer. We discuss marriage, reasons for divorce, the phases of relationships, and why conflict isn't always a bad thing.

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