Damsels in the DMs podcast

Damsels in the DMs

Lauren Harris, Aash Patel, and Alejandro Valtierra

Hosted by Aash Patel, Lauren Harris & Alejandro Valtierra, Damsels in the DMs is a podcast intended for the modern-day damsel as they steer the trials and tribulations of dating culture. We aspire for our listeners to feel heard, seen, and empowered, as we dive into topics, such as online dating, ghosting, dating etiquette, and deconstruct stereotypes to connect, learn, and recharge. By reading a letter each week from our listeners, we hope to build relationships, facilitate conversations, and help people celebrate themselves. It's going down in the DMs.

58 Episodes

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    The Sexpert

    51:45

    Josslyn Glen, Sexpert, Trans Rights Activist, Filmmaker and Overall Badass comes on the pod to educate us about her career in fostering important conversations for members of the LGBTQ community, why representation matters, and overcoming common misconceptions. She shares her personal journey and gives us an understanding on how to ask difficult questions and hold meaningful conversations within our relationships. Subscribe, rate & review to help a damsel out :)See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Planning Your Wedding on Your First Date

    19:42

    Have you ever gotten whirled into a tornado of future planning with/about a romantic partner, but then felt riddled with questions as to why the present tense doesn't line up? Re-center yourself with this week's episode as the damsels explore how to avoid obsessing about the unknown and to accept everything about who and where we are when entering a fulfilling relationship--even if it means blaming your first farty IBS date night on barking spiders.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    The Abuse Recovery Mentor

    52:25

    Damsels, not going to lie, this is proooobably one of the best episodes to date. Eve Bradley, Abuse Recovery Mentor, helps survivors of domestic and narcissistic abuse to break trauma bonds and come out stronger on the other side. She opens up to us about her personal experience with breaking a trauma bond, how to recognize narcissistic behavior, and how to love again after exiting a traumatic relationship. Get ready an incredibly important conversation, and a lot of hard pills to swallow along the way. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    We Ain't Got No Type

    21:26

    ...Bad damsels is the only thing that we like. Do you have a type? Do you only date your type or venture out? Taking a chance by dating someone who may not be your type can open your eyes to some wild and fascinating things—not only about them, but yourself too! Listen to what we’ve learned about types, whether we think they matter, and why we think it's important to venture out. Don’t forget to DM us your dating/relationship questions you want answered, it's going down in the DMs.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    The Balance of Love & Hustle

    30:29

    Chynna Gordon, renowned PR Consultant, comes on the pod to tell us how she balances a successful career and love life. Do you utilize the apps to find someone with your busy schedule? How do you avoid wasting your time on dates when you don't have much time, periodt? How do you prioritize finding love while maintaining a successful career? This episode is for the career damsel who won't waste her time on love. For all the bossy advice, tune into this week's episode!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Games: Do We Like Them?

    21:06

    So--games. You know, when you time out how long it's been before you text back, not ask to hang out before they do, and all the other dirty little secrets we hate to admit. Are games a useful tactic to maintain interest, or are they a destructive habit used to manipulate? The damsels analyze in this week's episode. For guest ideas, topics, or for help on your relationships, slide into our DMs!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Me in Search of You

    50:46

    Author of Me in Search of You: I Promise There's More to It, Jenna Langbaum, chats with the damsels all about writing her sensational book that explores the hope, frustration, and mediocrity of dating as a millennial in New York City. We chat with Jenna about why she wanted to write the book and what she hopes readers take away from it. Most importantly- we talk about why reframing the thinking of goal-setting dating matters, and how the most important thing to think about when dating-plot twist- is yourself.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Can We Be Frexes?

    26:45

    This week's episode begs the question, can we be frexes? For the damsels in the back, Frexes (plural, noun) refers to an ex that's now a friend. Yes, we did just make that up. Pretty good tho, right? We address why intention matters on deciphering if you can really be friends, and even then, should you? Let's take a dive in. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Partners and Passports

    46:25

    How do you maintain a long-lasting relationship while traveling the distance? Imagine traveling the world while pushing for sustainability, diversity, and inclusion with your partner through your work. Too good to be true? Well, not for Jaz and Stevie who've been helping travelers navigate international destinations. This week's episode took the damsels jet setting from topics like managing multicultural relationships, complementing and balancing strengths, and finding new ways to grow with their partner when miles apart!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Exit Strategies

    24:36

    POV: You spent hours doing a full face of make up, you Uber to the restaurant 'cause you're #responsible, you show up all excited for your date, and your date, is......well, not what you expected. What do you do? Don't worry, the damsels are here for you! This episode explores the best strategies to GTFO of that bad date. Questions, comments, concerns? Hit us with a DM, damsel. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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