U Up?

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Alycia
 May 23, 2019
Love this podcast. Jared and Jordana have such a good rapport and cover so many different relationship topics ❤❤❤

Elyse
 Mar 13, 2019
obsessed. this is my absolute favorite podcast

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 Jan 23, 2019
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U Up? is the definitive modern dating podcast presented by Betches co-founder Jordana Abraham and comedian Jared Freid, where they discuss their take on the ebbs and flows of the crazy dating world we live in. From interpreting dating app interactions and weird sexual encounters, to defining the relationship and everything in between - they’re here to make sure you don’t die alone. For more fun dating commentary, polls, and bonus content, follow @uuppod on Instagram.

Episode Date
Do I Get To Care About Who My Partner Used To Sleep With?
01:22:09
Fresh off the Southeast leg of the U Up? Live Tour, J and J recap everything that happened on the road. At 11:00 a listener writes in suggesting that people should encourage their boyfriends not to watch porn. Is your sex life destined to be more fulfilling if you cut out porn altogether? At 28:00 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a bar mishap, a trip to the ER, and a strange first kiss. At 35:55 another listener shares a strange text she received from the guy she’s dating where he admitted to hitting on her friend. Is this guy trying to make her jealous or is he just that dumb? At 51:35 they give advice to a listener who is unhappy in her career and it’s affecting her dating life. Is it better to hide your insecurities or be up front about them? Then they close the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, including one about finding out who your partner used to sleep with.   The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour
Oct 16, 2019
Is It Shallow To Only Want To Date Rich People?
01:14:32
The Js return from a very happy Yom Kippur to continue the best month of the year, fucktober. They start by addressing a listener who writes in wondering what the best way to let her dates know she’s admittedly high maintenance. At 31:50 they talk about their awkward sexual encounter of the week which features a trip to Tulum, some roadway felatio and a slamming door. At 44:05 a listener writes in wondering what to do about her inferiority complex with her friend. At 59:20 a listener writes in wondering what to do after finding snapchats to an ex on her bf’s phone. At 1:05:50 they play a round of “Red Flag or Deal Breaker”.  The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour #Entertainment      
Oct 09, 2019
How Do I Confront My Partner About Their Terrible Texting? Ft. Jonathan Van Ness
01:23:36
F*cktober has arrived, aka the season of confusion. J and J are here to offer some clarity, starting with an email about hooking up again the morning after. Does not engaging in morning-after sex ruin your chances of being together? At 37:00 the Awkward Sexual Encounter is all about a weird choice of words. Is it acceptable to tell a girl you’re going to make her “nut” during sex? At 48:00 another listener asks how she should talk to her boyfriend about his terrible texting habits. Then at 1:04:00 they’re joined by Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness to talk about his new book Over the Top. They discuss his HIV diagnosis, answer a listener question about trying a same-sex relationship, and share the “forearm test” for figuring out if someone is interested in you. Finally, the close out the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a celebration of male ass-play.   The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour
Oct 02, 2019
What’s the Best Way To Be Broken Up With?
01:24:56
J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Toronto. At 5:30 they ask the question “what’s the best way to be broken up with?” At 15:00 they conduct a dating app profile makeover for an audience member. At 29:20 they play a round of “Red Flag/Deal Breaker”. At 43:00, they untangle a text conversation in their puzzling “Deal Reveal.” At 55:15 they dive into their awkward sexual encounter. Thanks to our sponsors! Head to PRIVACY.COM/UUP to sign up and get $5 to spend on your first purchase. Go to CAPRI-BLUE.COM and use code UUP get 20% off your entire purchase and have your space smelling like the Betches office today.
Sep 27, 2019
Why Are Guys So Afraid Of Commitment?
01:23:05
As we say gabagool to F*cktember and head into F*cktober, Jared and Jordana are back to talk about taking serious steps in a relationship and transitioning into cuffing season. At 30:40 a listener asks for advice after her partner freaked out about how fast things were moving. Is he afraid to commit, or just afraid to commit to HER? At 47:55 the Awkward Sexual Encounter is all about running into a guy’s mom in the hallway the morning after a hookup. At 54:40 an emailer writes in to ask if she has the right to be mad that her boyfriend swapped Instas with a girl he met at a bar. Then at 1:08:00 another listener asks if the third date is the right time to bring someone back to your apartment. At what point do you stop going for drinks and just invite them over? At 1:14:05 they close out the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker.   The U Up? LIVE TOUR, presented by Moxy Hotels, is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour
Sep 25, 2019
What Counts As An Appropriate First Date Location?
01:26:02
J and J are back and ready to bring in everyone’s favorite month, fucktober. At 21:50 they break down the science behind the ‘walking date.’ What does it mean for a future relationship and should you be scared? At 38:30 a listener shares their awkward sexual encounter which features a sorority house, a forgotten condom, and some head banging on the dashboard of a car. At 47:00 they share their advice for a listener worried about the ex girlfriend posing as her boyfriend's cat on his Netflix account. At 1:08:05 they respond to a west coast tech guy who feels he’s no longer datable. At 1:18:00 they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour
Sep 18, 2019
How Do I Bring Up Weird Instagram Activity Without Sounding Crazy?
01:34:27
J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live at The Agora Theatre in Cleveland. They begin the show by asking the question “how do I bring up weird Instagram activity without sounding crazy?” At 14:00 they conduct a dating app profile makeover for a lucky audience member. At 51:10 they play a round of “Red Flag/Deal Breaker” with special guest, Brandon Zingale.
Sep 13, 2019
Should I Delete My Instagram Photos With My Ex? Ft. Rachel Lindsay & Travis Mills
01:34:20
The Js ride again and following Jordana’s 30th birthday, she wants to speak to the manager. At 12:45 a listener writes in wondering how to handle a guy that she’s seeing and his semi soft noodle dick. At 25:00 they dive into their awkward sexual encounter of the week which features a hexagon, sleep talking and a happy ending. At 34:35 a listener writes in wondering if she should delete all of her instagram pictures with her now ex-boyfriend. At 50:00 they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. At 1:07:35 they’re joined by Travis Mills and Rachel Lindsay of MTV’s new show “Ghosted” to discuss being on The Bachelorette, getting catfished in Las Vegas, and what actually constitutes being ghosted.   The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour
Sep 11, 2019
How Many Dates Should It Take To Decide if You Have Sexual Chemistry With Someone?
01:33:00
Jared and Jordana are here to wrap up the summer and kick off fall hook up season. At 10:00 they discuss when the exact start date of cuffing season should be. At 17:00 they breakdown what guys think about vibrators. At 32:00 they dive into their awkward sexual encounter featuring hookup persistence despite a knocked out tooth. At 37:50 a listener writes in wondering how to deal with the pressure of getting physical on a first date. At 1:17:00 they play red flag or deal breaker. Is it a deal breaker if someone tells you they hooked up with someone else in their dreams? The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour
Sep 04, 2019
Is It Hot Or Offensive To Leave Right After A Hookup? Ft. Tyler Cameron
01:08:45
J and J start the show with a conversation about the best way to ask your significant other for spontaneous plans. Does your partner have the right to be upset when work is your number 1 priority? At 14:50 this week’s Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a guy who uses a condom for an unorthodox purpose. At 24:00 a listener asks how to respond to an ex who texted him after they saw each other in public without saying hello. What does the phrase “I have love for you” even mean? At 34:50 they’re joined by Tyler Cameron of The Bachelorette to talk about suddenly becoming a major celebrity and dating after the show. He talks about his move to New York City and current living arrangement. They talk about his dating history and what he’s actually looking for in a woman. At 46:15 Tyler helps with an email from a listener who wants to know if it’s a bad look to leave right after a hookup. At 51:30 they finish the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, including a conversation about how important it is for your partner’s parents to like you. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour
Aug 28, 2019
How Do I Slide Into A Guy’s DMs Without Seeming Desperate?
01:11:47
J and J kick off the show with a conversation about sliding into someone’s DMs after you miss the chance to connect on a dating app. What’s the right way to start a conversation via DM? At 26:25 the Awkward Sexual Encounter is all about a guy who played dead the moment after he finished during sex. At 38:45 a listener writes in to ask if it’s safe to have a threesome with her long-term boyfriend. Is there any way to bring in a third person without somebody getting jealous? At 55:00 another emailer asks if she comes off as desperate when she initiates the first date with guys she has matched. Is it important to make guys chase you or is it better to just take charge? At 1:02:45 they finish the show with some Red Flag or Deal Breakers and ask how you should deal with an insincere complimenter. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour
Aug 21, 2019
How Do I Handle The Guy Who Wants To Take Things Slow?
01:27:55
J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live at The Vic Theatre in Chicago. At 9:25 they ask the question “how do I handle the guy who wants to take things slow?” At 16:00 they conduct a dating app profile makeover for 2 audience members. At 51:10 they play a round of “Red Flag/Deal Breaker” with special guest, Diggy Moreland.
Aug 16, 2019
Does It Count As Cheating If Your Partner Pays Strangers For Nudes?
01:24:30
J and J start the show with a preview of tonight’s live show from Chicago. At 9:10 they discuss an argument that was set off by a dangerous hypothetical question. At 25:20 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a lost condom and a ruined set of sheets. Should you come clean when the condom gets lost in the most embarrassing place possible? At 35:15 a listener writes in to ask if it’s normal that her boyfriend has paid strangers for nudes on Snapchat. Does it count as cheating if he’s getting pictures from amateur porn stars? At 50:20 another emailer asks if she should be alarmed that her fiancé asked if the deposits for their wedding are refundable. Does this mean he’s having second thoughts about marriage or just asking an honest question? At 1:14:20 they rank the best and worst months of the year to be single, then close out the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker.   U Up? LIVE is coming to the New York Comedy Festival on Friday, November 8th! Get your tickets by visiting betches.co/nycf
Aug 14, 2019
Is It Better To Be The Dumper Or The Dumpee?
01:16:18
Would You Rather Be The Dumper Or The Dumpee? J and J start the show with an announcement about U Up? LIVE coming to the New York Comedy Festival at Town Hall. At 5:45 a listener writes in to ask if women are better off ‘dating down.’ At 22:45 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a roll in the grass, a new sex toy, and a surprise they didn’t see coming. At 29:25 another listener writes in to ask why her boyfriend is still following a girl he hooked up with when they were on a break. At 47:25 an emailer asks if it’s okay to be upset that the guy she just started seeing didn’t invite her out to join him on a Friday night. Then at 1:03:10 they play a game of Would You Rather all about whether you’d prefer to be the dumper or the dumpee. They close out the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker.   U Up? LIVE is coming to the New York Comedy Festival on Friday, November 8th at 9:45pm! Get your tickets before they go on sale to the public by visiting betches.co/nycf and using the promo code CNYCF
Aug 07, 2019
Who Should Pay For The Couples Vacation? Ft. Maddie Poppe
01:38:05
J and J start the show with a conversation about money in relationships. At 18:55 a listener asks if it’s fair to expect her boyfriend to cover the majority of the expenses on vacation because he makes more than her. Who should pay for the couples vacation? They also debate who should have to sit in the middle seat on a flight. At 36:50 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a rushed hook up and bad aim. At 43:30 another listener writes in to ask if the ex-boyfriend she was hooking up with just ghosted her. At what point should you admit that you’re keeping someone around because you’re comfortable together? At 54:45 an emailer asks if her love for her sick dog will an obstacle for finding a relationship.  Then at 1:11:30 they are joined by the Season 16 winner of American Idol, Maddie Poppe. Jared tells the story of how they first met and Maddie talks about dating someone she met on the show. Does it put pressure on a couple if your relationship is public? They close out the show with a Red Flag or Deal Breaker featuring Maddie’s take on expressing your love via Instagram.   The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour
Jul 31, 2019
Is It A Deal Breaker If Someone Late Cancels A Date?
01:13:28
J and J start the show with an explanation of why men love The Rock and women are obsessed with Beyoncé. At 17:45 a listener writes in to ask why people choose to unmatch on dating apps. Also, how late is too late to cancel a date? At 35:40 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a messy apartment and an air mattress. Is a messy apartment past a certain age a deal breaker? At 49:00 another listener asks if it’s okay to be mad at her boyfriend for sitting on another girl’s lap. Is a grown man sitting on someone’s lap too weird to ignore? At 56:50 an emailer asks if it’s acceptable to tell her boyfriend what to wear to a formal wedding they’re attending. They finish the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker all about being comfortable.   The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour
Jul 24, 2019
How to Stop Comparing Your Relationship to Everyone Else's
01:12:58
The J’s kick off the show with a conversation about Jared’s trip to Napa and how hard it is to fulfill your partner’s expectations. Is everyone just comparing their own relationship to the people around them? At 18:50 a listener writes in to ask what your drink order says about you. If someone cares about what you drink, should you second guess dating them? At 28:42 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a towel and a weird habit in the middle of the night. At 43:40 another listener asks if for advice after messing up his vacation plans with his girlfriend. Is she the one being unreasonable, or should he have planned ahead? At 1:00:20 they give some advice to an emailer who’s in a relationship with someone that never wants to sleep over. Is she putting too much pressure on him to live up to the standard of her former relationship? They finish the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a very weird Would You Rather.   The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour    
Jul 17, 2019
Is It Ever Okay To Question The Sexuality of the Person You're Dating?
01:19:20
J and J start the show with a debate about what counts as the first date when calculating your anniversary. Should you start counting from your very first date even if you kept seeing other people early on? At 14:20 they respond to an email about what to do when somebody constantly threatens to break up with you. Is this purely manipulation or just their way of slowly getting out of the relationship? At 25:00 the Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a nightmare scenario with a tampon and a trip to urgent care. At 40:40 a listener writes in to ask if she should leave her boyfriend for withholding an important piece of information about his past. At 58:20 an emailer thinks her boyfriend might be gay. Is it ever okay to ask a guy about his sexuality? They finish the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker.   The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour
Jul 10, 2019
What’s Worse, Looking Jealous or Crazy?
01:16:14
J and J start the show with a recap of their weekends and give tips on how to make the best wedding speech possible. They talk about what to do when your significant other is suspicious of something on your clothes or body. Does every bruise deserve an explanation? At 23:34 they respond to an email about what to do when the person you’re dating never wants to travel to your neighborhood. Is it okay to expect your significant other to travel to you even if you live in a worse area? At 34:55 a listener shares a story about a guy who stayed the night and masturbated after she left for work. Another listener writes in to ask what she should do after finding out her friend is dating the same guy she matched with. Should they come clean or keep living a real life episode of the Bachelor? At 1:08:42 they close out the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker.   The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour   Thanks to our sponsors...   Fabletics: Get 2 leggings for only $24 ($99 value) when you sign up for VIP by going to Fabletics.com/UUP
Jul 03, 2019
What Percent Of The Time Should You Expect To Be Happy In A Relationship?
01:16:56
The J’s start the show with a listener DM about a friend who constantly responds to her boyfriend’s Instagram stories. Does she have a right to be upset with her boyfriend for not shutting it down? At 24:10 they respond to an email about what to do when you don’t like a close friend’s significant other. Is it ever okay to tell them that the person they’re dating sucks? The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the Week features a broken window and an unpaid bill. At 42:50 a listener asks why guys on dating apps aren’t willing to have a back-and-forth convo anymore. Another listener writes in to ask about her first long-term relationship and whether or not she should stick it out. If you’re happy 90% of the time, should that be good enough? At 1:12:20 they close out the show with a Red Flag or Deal Breaker about literally sleeping like a baby. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour   Thanks to our sponsors...   Buffy: For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code UUP!   Flamingo: Visit ShopFlamingo.com/UUP for 25% off the Flamingo Bare Bundle!   Function of Beauty: Go to FunctionofBeauty.com/UUP to get 20% off your custom formula!
Jun 26, 2019
Should I Put My Instagram Handle In My Dating App Profile?
01:25:15
J and J kick off the show with the latest details on the U Up? LIVE national tour, including how you can get your chance to be part of the show. At 10:40 they answer a question about whether or not it’s okay to put your IG handle in a dating app profile. At 23:00 they talk about the iMessage double tap and what it means if a person you’re dating uses it. The Awkward Sexual Encounter of the Week features a tray of vegetables, ranch dressing, and a bop on the nose. At 40:30 a listener asks what it means when a friend says that you can “do better” than the person you’re dating. What are you even supposed to do with that information? Another listener writes in to ask whether or not she should give her boyfriend a marriage ultimatum. When is it okay to ask a guy for a timeline? At 1:16:10 they finish the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker and a ‘Would You Rather’ involving PDA.   The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour   Thanks to our sponsors...   Buffy: For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code UUP!   ThirdLove: Go to ThirdLove.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase!
Jun 19, 2019
Am I Being Ghosted Or Did The Conversation Just End?
01:22:52
J and J start the show with an exciting announcement... UUp? LIVE is going on a national tour! They share the list of all 20 cities the show is coming to this year. At 15:10 they dive into a conversation about texting in a relationship, including how to tell if you’re really being ghosted. A listener writes in to ask how to avoid coming on too strong over text after just three dates. At 35:35 the Awkward Sexual Encounter of the Week features shower sex that went so bad it resulted in circumcision. At 46:15 they respond to an email from a guy who struggles to connect with new women he meets. Do girls ever really want to be approached in public? Another listener writes in to ask why a guy ghosted her after a great first date. Do we need to redefine what it means to be ghosted? At 1:07:55 they close the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. The U Up? LIVE tour is coming to a city near you! Get your tickets on pre-sale before they sell out by going to Betches.co/uuptour and using promo code UUPLIVE Thanks to our sponsor... StoryWorth: For $20 off, visit storyworth.com/UUP when you subscribe!
Jun 12, 2019
When Is The Right Time To Ask If Someone Is Looking For A Relationship?
01:13:52
J and J start the show with an impromptu conversation about outside pressure to get engaged. Why is the default conversation for so many women to ask each other when the proposal is coming? At 17:20 a listener writes in wondering when it’s okay to ask someone if they’re open to being in a relationship. Is there ever really a good time to ask, or is this the wrong approach altogether? At 40:00 they answer an email from a guy who blew it on the first date and immediately got put in the friend zone. Can you ever recover once you’re put in that category? Another listener asks why she can’t seem to get guys to date her despite being “intimidatingly attractive” and successful. Has anyone ever been too hot to date, or is she just kidding herself? At 1:00:10 they close the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Leesa- Order today and get 15% off your purchase for a limited time at leesa.com/UUP and use promo code UUP. Away- For $20 off a suitcase, visit awaytravel.com/UUP and use promo code UUP during checkout!
Jun 05, 2019
Are You Obligated To Reveal Your Phone Passcode In A Relationship? Ft. Dr. Helen Fisher
01:37:27
J and J are back and start the show with a conversation about girls taking on the role of vacation planner in a relationship. Why does it seem like it’s always on women to keep things exciting? At 17:30 the Awkward Sexual Encounter of the Week features a latex glove and a lot of confusion. At 34:35 a listener writes in to ask if it’s weird that her boyfriend refuses to share his phone passcode. Does this guy have something to hide, or is he just protecting his own privacy? At 49:45 they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Then at 59:07 they’re joined by Dr. Helen Fisher, Chief Scientific Advisor to Match.com, to talk about how the way millennials are dating differs from generations before them. They discuss the “slow love” dating trend that results in longer lasting and more committed relationships. Why are people sleeping together faster and falling in love slower? Dr. Fisher explains why first dates are less common today and seem to carry more weight than they did in the past. At 1:20:00 they talk about the best way to approach dating apps and close the show with a conversation about the difference between how men and women set their friends up.   Thanks to our sponsors!   Cheers- To order, visit CHEERSHEALTH.COM and enter promo code UUP at checkout to get 10% off your first order, plus a free gift!
May 29, 2019
What’s The Difference Between Sexual Preference And Sexual Racism? Ft. Ronny Chieng
01:35:41
The J’s kick off with news about the Red Flag or Dealbreaker card game, and Jared reveals where he’s headed for the long holiday weekend. At 16:30, the awkward sexual encounter of the week involves a guy who came over for dinner and just wouldn’t leave. Is the second date too soon to cook dinner for someone? At 24:55 a listener writes in to ask how to pass a guy she's no longer interested in dating off to a friend. Does any guy really want to be set up by someone they’re hooking up with? At 35:20 they’re joined by comedian Ronny Chieng of Crazy Rich Asians and The Daily Show. They dive into the concept of sexual racism and discuss why people are so resistant to acknowledging their biases. What’s the difference between having a “type” and just being flat out racist in your sexual choices? At 105:30 they react to a listener-submitted text exchange that’s mildly racist and definitely inconsiderate. Is this guy rude or just really into his body? At 1:25:00 they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker.   Check out Ronny’s Daily Show story about sexual racism here: Sexual Racism: When Preferences Become Discrimination   Thanks to our sponsors!   Leesa- Order today and get 15% off your purchase for a limited time at leesa.com/UUP and use promo code UUP.
May 22, 2019
Can A Relationship Survive A Huge Body Transformation?
01:29:40
J and J are back to talk about Jordana’s trip to Mexico and Jared shares a family rule for weekend beach trips. They tell us what you should and shouldn’t put on the bachelorette party itinerary. At 15:00 they ask whether or not you need to tell the person you’re with about past hookups. This leads to a story about Jared’s ex having a weirdly close friendship with a guy friend. At 47:05 the Awkward Sexual Encounter of the Week starts with a guy carrying home street furniture and ends with him cutting a chunk of his date’s hair off. At 1:02:45 a listener writes in to ask if a relationship can survive a dramatic body transformation or do insecurities get in the way? Another listener asks if she should be concerned that her boyfriend follows a stripper on Instagram and likes all her pictures. At 1:21:00 they close the show with a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker, and play a new game called Would You Call Off the Wedding. Thanks to our sponsors! Thirdlove- Go to thirdlove.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase! Flamingo- Get a set with all your shave essentials from Flamingo, a $22 value, for just $16 plus free shipping today when you visit shopflamingo.com/UUP
May 15, 2019
When Is The Right Time To Ask Someone To Move In Together?
01:17:13
J and J are back to talk about moving in together with your boyfriend. Is the end of your lease a good enough reason to talk about getting a place together? At 25:10 the awkward sexual encounter of the week involves a ‘Hey Arnold’ DVD, bad kissing skills, and a guy who can’t get it up. When is it time to just admit that a hook-up isn’t going well? At 40:50 a listener writes in to ask if she is being too picky with guys on dating apps. At 53:20 another listener asks if she says “I love you” too often to her boyfriend. At 1:04:35 they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Leesa- Order today and get 15% off your purchase for a limited time at leesa.com/UUP and use promo code UUP. Cameo- Browse through more than 10,000 celebrities and get a personalized video shoutout on Cameo.com. Use promo code UUP for 20 percent off!
May 08, 2019
How Do I Show Guys On Dating Apps That I'm Not Only Interested In Hooking Up?
01:13:45
The J’s return to declare cuffing season officially over. They start by talking about the new phenomenon of guys making their location status on dating apps their office in the city when they actually live in the suburbs. At 27:50 they dive into their Awkward Sexual Encounter of the Week which features a passionate make-out, a peanut allergy, and an emergency trip to the pharmacy. At 39:10 a listener writes in wondering how to reintroduce condoms into a sexual relationship with a guy who she’s not exclusive with. At 50:45 a listener writes in wondering why dating app compliments lead to guys being too sexual on dating apps. At 1:01:35 they play red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Cameo- Browse through more than 10,000 celebrities and get a personalized video shoutout on Cameo.com. Use promo code UUP for 20 percent off! Cheers- To order, visit CHEERSHEALTH.COM and enter promo code UUP at checkout to Get 10% off your first order, plus a free gift!
May 01, 2019
Is Jealousy In A Relationship Flattering Or Annoying? Ft. Vinny Guadagnino
01:36:11
Double J is back asking the tough hypothetical questions. Is some amount of jealousy in a relationship actually healthy? At 20:40 they breakdown their weird sexual encounter of the week which features a new relationship, a hometown trip, and a 3AM switcheroo. At 34:00 a listener writes in wondering if her boyfriend is sexually distant because he’s nervous about their impending move in together. At 46:40 they’re joined by Vinny Guadagnino of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” and “Double Shot At Love” to talk about performing at Chippendales, sex without kissing and dating 20 women on national television with his pal, DJ Pauly D. Thanks to our sponsors! Leesa- Order today and get 15% off your purchase for a limited time at leesa.com/UUP and use promo code UUP. Myro- Get 50% off your first order and get started today for just $5! Visit mymyro.com/UUP and use promo code UUP. Cameo App- For 20% off site-wide, visit Cameo.com and enter promo code UUP.
Apr 24, 2019
How Do We Ask Our Partners For More Sex?
01:10:55
J and J are back asking the tricky question, how do we ask for more sex in relationships? At 14:45 an undersexed listener writes in wondering what to do about his girlfriend’s sex drive not matching up with his. At 32:25 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week which includes a lack of protection, a blowjob, and an inconvenient nap. At 39:40 a listener writes in wondering if she’s doing something to repel men from dating her more seriously. At 50:50 a newly single listener writes in wondering if he’s scaring dates away because he gives off too much of a relationship vibe. At 59:25 they play a round of red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsor! Third Love- Go to THIRDLOVE.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra... and get 15% off your first purchase!
Apr 17, 2019
Is It Tacky To Talk About Money With The Person You’re Dating?
01:28:03
Double J are back to defend all the basic bitches in the world. Obviously people are going to Iceland because it’s fun, what’s there to be embarrassed about? At 22:20 a listener writes in wondering if it’s weird to see her BF in one of his female friend’s profile pictures. At 37:45 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week which features a wearable vibrator, an uncooperative Alexa, and fumbled attempt at ass play. At 48:10 a listener writes in wondering what is the proper way to break up with someone after having her engagement cancelled via text message. At 1:03:00 a listener writes in wondering if she should help her financially strapped BF pay for her engagement ring. At 1:14:00 they play a round of red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Care/of- For 50% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter UUP50 Cheers- To order, visit Cheershealth.com and enter promo code UUP at checkout to Get 10% off your first order and a free gift.
Apr 10, 2019
How To Stop Sleeping With Someone Who Doesn't Want To Date You
01:00:07
Double J return to give you their latest opinions on Netflix’s hit show “Dating Around”. At 25:30 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week which includes a hot bowl of ramen and a blow job. At 31:50 a listener writes in wondering what to do after discovering that a guy she’s dating has some very well documented legal troubles. At 40:25 a listener writes in wondering if she should keep a potential relationship option open because a guy still follows her on Instagram. At 48:30 a listener writes in wondering if a girl who’s “not looking to date right now” is really just not looking to date him. At 53:20 they play red flag or deal breaker. Check out our red flag or deal breaker video!  www.youtube.com/watch?v=scXh8k5x-DM&t=23s
Apr 03, 2019
Is Refusing to Define The Relationship A Dealbreaker? Ft Nev Schulman & Laura Perlongo
01:36:54
J and J return and they both need a little “me” time. Jordana tries to anticipate some issues she might run into once she moves in with her boyfriend. At 13:00 they discuss how to handle having a friend tell you they saw your significant other on a dating app. At 28:00 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week featuring a mysterious floating turd and a very unsexy naked cleanup. At 39:40 a listener writes in wondering how long she should have to wait for a guy that’s dragging his feet to define their relationship. At 55:40 they’re joined by Nev Schulman and Laura Perlongo who give dating advice through the eyes of a married couple and play red flag or deal breaker. Check out our red flag or deal breaker video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scXh8k5x-DM&t=23s Thanks to our sponsors! Just Fab-NOW is the time to sign up as a VIP because right now, you’ll get your first JustFab style for as low as $10! Go to JUSTFAB.com/UUP NOW to get this exclusive VIP offer. Skorch- Skorch makes it fun and easy to find the best places to go. It's not like a regular app, it's a cool app. It only features the best spots. Download in the app store today. Care/of- Take advantage of this month’s special offer! For 50% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter UUP50
Mar 27, 2019
What To Do When He Can't Get It Up
01:25:28
Jordana and Jared are back to talk about erectile dysfunction. They discuss Jordana’s bachelorette trip to Colombia and her upcoming move-in plans with her boyfriend. At 27:45 a listener asks how to deal with dating a guy who can’t get it up. Is there any right way to react when this happens? At 41:00 the awkward sexual encounter of the week involves vomiting during oral and a questionable ‘courtesy tap.’ At 59:35 they answer a listener’s email asking why she can’t find a relationship that sticks, and another from a listener who questions if she should invite a guy to be her plus-one to a destination wedding. At 1:12:45 they close the show with a game of Red Flag or Deal Breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Thirdlove- Go to thirdlove.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase! Flamingo- Get a set with all your shave essentials from Flamingo, a $22 value, for just $16 plus free shipping today when you visit shopflamingo.com/UUP Skorch- Skorch makes it fun and easy to find the best places to go. It's not like a regular app, it's a cool app. It only features the best spots. Download in the app store today.
Mar 20, 2019
How Do I Say "I Love You" First?
01:26:25
The Js are back and they’re talking about Netflix’s classy dating show “Dating Around.” Jared has a full breakdown of the dating adventures of Luke, the basic bitch of NYC men. At 37:35 they dissect their weird sexual encounter of the week which includes a series of very loud queefs, and absolutely no bodily control. At 53:27 a listener writes in wondering when, how and where is the best time to say “I Love You” for the first time. At 1:07:20 a listener writes in wondering how to date while living abroad in a place where she doesn’t want to live long term. At 1:15:00 they play a round of red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Skorch- Skorch makes it fun and easy to find the best places to go. It's not like a regular app, it's a cool app. It only features the best spots. Download in the app store today. Kopari- Go to KOPARIBEAUTY.com/UP to make the safe switch today, and save five-dollars off your first order when you subscribe! Lola- For 40% off all subscriptions, visit mylola.com and enter UUP when you subscribe!
Mar 13, 2019
How Do I Hit On A Guy At The Gym?
01:25:01
The Js are back and they’re asking a question that has been tough for women for a long time, “how do you hit on a guy at the gym?” Jared insists that a single man is never bothered by a female approaching him. At 22:19 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week that includes a long trail of hints around an apartment that leads to intercourse. At 39:55 a listener writes in wondering how to decipher a coded text from her BF to his ex that hints at a secret hookup. At 54:20 a divorced listener writes in wondering when the right time is to tell a new girl he’s dating that he’s had a vasectomy. At 1:15:15 they play red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Starz- Tune in to 'Now Apocolypse' March 10th on Starz! Skorch- Skorch makes it fun and easy to find the best places to go. It's not like a regular app, it's a cool app. Go to the app store and download Skorch today!
Mar 06, 2019
How Many Dates Should You Wait Before Sleeping With Someone?
01:20:50
J and J return to answer the question that has plagued a generation, “how long should you wait to sleep with someone you’re dating?” At 35:00 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week which includes a trail of red flags, several apologies and some dentures. At 47:20 a listener writes in wondering what guys will think of a woman in her 30s who lives with her parents. At 1:03:20 a listener writes in wondering how to avoid feeling jealous about her BF taking a boys trip to Greece. At 1:11:00 they play a round of red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsors! Just Fab-NOW is the time to sign up as a VIP because right now, you’ll get your first JustFab style for as low as $10! Go to JUSTFAB.com/UUP NOW to get this exclusive VIP offer. Fab, Fit, Fun- Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save $10 off your first box, making it only $29.99. Daily Harvest- Go to DAILY-HARVESt.com and enter promo code UUP to get three cups FREE in your first box!
Feb 27, 2019
What Do We Owe An Ex After a Breakup?
01:23:30
J and J return to close out cuffing season by asking the age old question “what makes a guy decide to settle down?” Jared insists it’s all about instinct. At 27:20 they break down their weird sexual encounter of the week which involves fingers, a vagina, and a caliente jalapeño pepper. At 33:00 a listener writes in wondering what she did to get ghosted after dating a guy for 3 months. At 49:10 a listener wonders if she’s wrong to ask an ex if he’s with someone new after seeing a new girl in his Instagram story right after the split. Thanks to our sponsors! Fab, Fit, Fun- Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99. Thirdlove- Go to thirdlove.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase! Cove- Got migraines? With Cove, there’s finally a way to get the help you need when you need it. And when you use our link you’ll get your first month of treatment for free. Go to WithCove.com/uup .
Feb 20, 2019
Bonus UUP?: Live At Murmrr Theatre
01:29:34
J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live at Murmrr Theatre in Brooklyn. At 5:20 they ask the question “how honest should we be during a softcore breakup?” At 21:40 they conduct a dating app profile makeover for an audience member. At 36:15 they play a round of “Red Flag/Deal Breaker” with special guest, Yamaneika Saunders. At 57:00, they untangle a text conversation in their puzzling “Deal Reveal.” A huge thank you to our sponsors Ship- Download Ship at https://itunes.apple.com/US/app/id1448104758?mt=8 Poo-Pourri! Pick up your Poo-Pouri before you go toilet spray today at www.poopourri.com/ Kendra Scott- Go to https://www.kendrascott.com/ and use promo code “Betches”
Feb 15, 2019
How Do I Wear Lingerie Without Looking Stupid?
01:17:25
J and J are back just in time for Valentine’s Day. While Jordana has planned a romantic magic show/dinner for her BF, Jared hasn’t made plans and is riding the excuse train into the station. At 15:00 a listener writes in wondering if there’s a non-cliché way to be sexy in lingerie after buying a teddy to turn on her BF. At 26:25 they dive into their awkward sexual encounter of the week which features dirty tampons and a period fetish. At 41:40 a listener writes in wondering if she was out of line for being upfront about her preference to keep a relationship casual. At 54:20 a listener writes in wondering if she’s overreacting to being blown off by a mom recommended set-up. At 1:03:30 they play a round of red flag or deal breaker. Thanks to our sponsors Fab, Fit, Fun- Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99. Kopari- Go to KOPARIBEAUTY.com/UP to make the safe switch today, and save five-dollars off your first order when you subscribe! Flamingo- Get a set with all your shave essentials from Flamingo, a $22 value, for just $16 plus free shipping today when you visit shopflamingo.com/UUP
Feb 13, 2019
Bonus U UP?: Live At Underground Arts
01:37:21
J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live at Underground Arts in Philadelphia. At 4:40 they ask the question “how do I deal with an office hookup gone awry?” At 15:30 they do the lord’s work and conduct a dating app profile makeover for a listener that needs some help. At 30:20 they play a round of “Red Flag/Deal Breaker” with special guest, Ghee Funny. At 48:10 they tell some hard truths when deciphering text messages in a “Deal Reveal.” A huge thank you to our sponsors Ship- Download Ship at https://itunes.apple.com/US/app/id1448104758?mt=8 Poo-Pourri! Pick up your Poo-Pouri before you go toilet spray today at www.poopourri.com/ Kendra Scott- Go to https://www.kendrascott.com/ and use promo code “Betches.”
Feb 08, 2019
How Long Into Dating Someone Should You Expect To Have Valentine's Day Plans?
01:26:40
Jordana and Jared return to talk about Valentine’s Day anxiety. Is Valentine’s day the most romantic day of the year, or is it really a deadline for deciding whether you’re in or out in a new relationship? At 17:00 they debate if it’s better to send V-day flowers to a girl’s office or her apartment. At 25:00 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week which includes a forced dental flossing. At 38:50 a listener writes in wondering how to transition out of drinking-only dates to ones with a larger variety of activities. At 1:00:30 a listener writes in wondering how a guy she was dating who knows her mom could feel so comfortable ghosting her. At 1:11:50 they play red flag or deal breaker. A Huge thank you to our sponsors! Fab Fit Fun-Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99. Daily Harvest- Go to DAILY-HARVEST.com and enter promo code UUP to get three cups FREE in your first box!
Feb 06, 2019
Bonus U Up?: Live At Sixth & I
01:39:49
J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live at Sixth And I in Washington, DC. At 7:40 they ask the question”why do women keep getting stuck dating guys who aren’t ready for a relationship?” At 24:00 they do the lord’s work and conduct a dating app profile makeover for a listener that needs some help. At 39:25 they play a round of “Red Flag/Deal Breaker." At 57:10 they dissect their enigmatic “Deal Reveal”. A huge thank you to our sponsors Ship- Download Ship at https://itunes.apple.com/US/app/id1448104758?mt=8 Poo-Pourri! Pick up your Poo-Pourri before you go toilet spray today at www.poopourri.com/ Kendra Scott- Go to https://www.kendrascott.com/ and use promo code “Betches”
Feb 01, 2019
Were Jim and Pam Assholes or the Best Couple Ever?
01:20:28
J and J have returned from their live tour! They start by talking about what a low-key blessing it is to be a third wheel in social scenarios when you’re a single person looking to meet someone. At 20:20 they talk about why a guy would un-match a girl on a dating app. At 28:10 they do a Rom Com breakdown focusing on whether or not Jim and Pam have a healthy relationship on “The Office.” At 42:33 a listener writes in wondering if guys will think she’s a loser because she only has 3 friends. At 59:55 a listener writes in wondering which one of his new girlfriends to invite to his housewarming party. At 1:06:50 they play some Red Flag or Deal Breaker with some listener submitted scenarios. Thanks to our sponsors! Just Fab-NOW is the time to sign up as a VIP because right now, you’ll get your first JustFab style for as low as $10! Go to JUSTFAB.com/UUP NOW to get this exclusive VIP offer. Thirdlove- Go to thirdlove.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase! Fab Fit Fun-Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99.
Jan 30, 2019
What To Do When You're Blindsided By A Breakup
01:14:35
Jordana and Jared are back with a huge announcement! Not only are they coming to DC, Philly and Brooklyn this weekend, but Betches has finally launched their new dating app, Ship! It’s the latest avenue for you to meet your awkward sexual encounter with the help of your friends. This week a woman writes in who created a website to market herself in lieu of using the dating apps. At 25:30 they dive into their awkward sexual encounter of the week which includes so much blood (from some dude’s nose). At 35:40 a listener writes in wondering if she’s out of line for not wanting her BF to be a groomsman in a wedding where she won’t know anyone. Another listener wonders how a guy she was dating could break up with her out of nowhere after an amazing weekend together. At 1:05:00 they play red flag or deal breaker. Check out Ship at betches.co/ship Thanks to our sponsors! Care/of- Take advantage of this month’s special New Year offer! For 50% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter UUP50 Fab,Fit,Fun- Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99.
Jan 23, 2019
How to Date as A Single Parent Ft. Chris Distefano
01:38:34
Jordana and Jared return with a Jared undergoing a personal dating dilemma. What should you expect when you ‘come out’ as a couple on Instagram? At 21:45 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week featuring a fresh pubic shave and an ungraceful assisted masturbation. At 39:30 they are joined by comedian Chris Distefano who helps them understand the world of dating as a single parent. At 1:15:20 Chris sits in on some “Red Flag or Deal Breaker” games. Thanks to our sponsors! Daily Harvest- Go to DAILY-HARVEST.com and enter promo code UUP to get three cups FREE in your first box! Kopari- Go to KOPARIBEAUTY.com/UP to make the safe switch today, and save five-dollars off your first order when you subscribe! FabFitFun- Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99.
Jan 16, 2019
How to Get A Guy To Go Down On You Ft. Violet Benson of Daddy Issues
01:14:09
The J’s return with famed influencer, Violet Benson of ‘Daddy Issues.’ They start by talking about the differences between the Los Angeles and New York dating scenes. At 10:00 Violet talks about her experience dating professional athletes. At 17:45 a listener writes in wondering how to get better oral from a selfish lover. At 31:20 they dig into their weird sexual encounter of the week which includes clown makeup, some rope, and tickling. At 40:50 a listener writes in wondering what to do after a guy took a picture of her naked without her consent post hookup. At 55:15 a listener writes in wondering what to make of a boyfriend’s cryptic Venmo payment to a model/stripper after a bachelor party. At 1:06:15 they play ‘Red Flag or Deal Breaker’ including “their friends don’t like you.” Thanks to our sponsors Care/of- Take advantage of this month’s special New Year offer! For 50% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, go to www.TakeCareOf.com and enter UUP50 Fab,Fit,Fun- Check out www.FABFITFUN.com and use the code "UUP" so you can save 40% off your first box, making it only $29.99!
Jan 09, 2019
Does The Person I’m Dating Care About My Instagram Brand?
01:10:45
The J’s are here to help you shake off your 2018 hangover. They start by answering a DM that Jared received from a listener wondering if guys are turned off if you have too many thirst traps on your Instagram. At 17:00 a listener writes in wondering how important of a role religion should play when you’re considering dating someone. At 28:15 they take on their awkward sexual experience of the week in which a woman finds out her hookup has a fetish for diaper play. At 39:20 a listener writes in wondering if her boyfriend only likes her because she likes sports after receiving a horribly ugly sports sweatshirt from him as a gift. At 49:00 a listener writes in wondering how to get back the power after hooking up with a guy who refused to date her. At 60:00 they play red flag or deal breaker including: “they constantly roast you in front of your friends,” “they read the whole iTunes privacy update,” and “they Venmo request you after every meal.” Thanks to our sponsors! Skorch- Skorch is a new platform that shows you only the best spots. Get Skorch in the App Store and follow Skorch on social at @GetSkorch. Thirdlove- Go to thirdlove.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase!
Jan 02, 2019
Should You Be Mad If Someone You're Seeing Is Still Updating Their Dating App Bio?
01:17:56
The J’s are back and the Christmas break isn’t slowing them down. At 7:20 a listener writes in asking if lying about your age on dating apps is acceptable. At 22:30 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week in which a listener breaks her nose on black ice but continues hooking up anyway. At 30:00 a listener writes in wondering if it’s weird to update a dating app profile picture while casually dating someone. At 53:00 a listener writes in wondering if it’s mean to give a guy her phone number in an attempt to be nice even if she has no intention of meeting up with him. At 1:08:40 they play red flag or deal breaker including “they show you pictures of people they used to hook up with on a third date” and “they speak with unidentified European accent but they grew up in NJ.” This episode is presented by Skorch! Skorch is a new platform that shows you only the best spots. Get Skorch in the App Store and follow Skorch on social at @GetSkorch.
Dec 26, 2018
Did Carrie And Big Have An Abusive Relationship?
01:11:21
The J’s are back just in time for Christmas. At 6:50 they discuss the best way for a single person to approach the dreaded New Year’s Eve kiss. At 14:50 a listener writes in wondering if she should give her bf permission to get a happy ending massage while they’re on vacation…together. At 33:50 they analyze whether or not the Carrie/Big relationship from Sex & The City is a healthy one? Is it a great love story or is Big just a douchebag? At 48:15 a listener writes in wondering how to tell her long distance hookup that her commute to see him is making her broke. At 1:02:35 they play some games including a new one called “sane or psycho”. This episode is presented by Skorch! Skorch is a new platform that shows you only the best spots. Get Skorch in the App Store and follow Skorch on social at @GetSkorch.
Dec 19, 2018
Why are Millennials Having Less Sex than Our Parents' Generation? Ft. Kate Julian
01:27:21
J and J are back and joined by author of the cover story for The Atlantic’s December edition, “The Sex Recession”, Kate Julian. Kate’s research led her to the conclusion that millennials are having less sex than older generations. At 3:20 they talk about the Japanese phenomenon of sex through artificial intelligence and whether or not the trend will spread across the planet. At 11:55 they dissect whether or not sex is also down amongst married couples. At 16:20 they discuss whether the Me Too movement is affecting the downward trend in sexual encounters. At 30:50 they talk dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week where a guy’s partner says another man’s name during sex. At 42:30 a listener writes in wondering if moving to a new city might lead to an instant relationship with someone out of comfort. At 1:05:55 a listener writes in wondering if it’s a red flag that she’s never had a boyfriend at the ripe age of 23. At 1:18:50 they play red flag or deal breaker including- “everything is perfect but they’re obsessed with sitar music” “the person is absolutely perfect but when they have kids they would like to feed them like a baby bird (where someone chews up their food for them and feeds it to their child)” “ALL of their friends are of the opposite sex. Girl with all male friends, guy with all female friends” and “Only watches Netflix with the subtitles on”. Thanks to our sponsors! Hydrant- Go to drinkhydrant.com/uup for 25% off Zola-To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry on Zola, go to ZOLA.com/UUP Storyworth-For $20 off, visit storyworth.com/uup
Dec 12, 2018
What's The Best Way to Tell My Significant Other That They’re Getting Fat?
01:23:54
J and J are back. This week they start the show with a question from a listener who asks if it’s possible to date without social media in 2018. Jared thinks that someone who quits social media usually does it because they’re going through something. At 31:00 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week which includes a soft core hookup and an R. Kelly smash hit. At 46:40 a listener writes in wondering how to bring up weight gain to a significant other in a relationship. At 1:03:00 a listener writes in wondering if a guy that she’s seeing is not that interested in her because their text/social media interactions don’t seem enthusiastic. At 1:14:45 they play red flag or deal breaker including: “They love stupid and cringey graphic tees and wear them 99% of the time.” “they celebrate Santa-con at the age of 30 or older.” and “they run a very active celebrity Instagram fan account”. Thanks to our sponsors! Hydrant- Go to drinkhydrant.com/uup for 25% off Care/of- For 25% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, visit TakeCareOf.com and enter UUP Be A Hero- To learn more and watch the video visit www.beyondbatten.org/hero Text HERO to 501501 to donate $10
Dec 05, 2018
Were Ross and Rachel On A Break?
01:28:06
J and J are back. With the holiday in their rearview, they wonder, is Thanksgiving Eve the best night of the year to hookup? At 10:15 they discuss their first classic rom-com scenario breaking down the iconic Ross/Rachel break argument from “Friends.” At 29:45 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week which features a blowjob, weed infused honey, and a slice of buffalo chicken pizza. At 42:50 a listener writes in wondering if she’s giving off a vibe to married men that she’s mistress material. At 56:10 a listener writes in wondering how to handle a problem with ED after a pivotal first sexual encounter with a new girlfriend. At 109:40 they play red flag or deal breaker including: “their dad is their roommate during the week,” “they insist on recording all dates or outings on insta stories starting with “hey everyone” to their 103 followers,” and “they frequently get into fights on facebook in the comments of popular videos.” Thanks to our sponsors! Leesa- Get $150 off the Leesa mattress + a free pillow at leesa.com/UUP Lola- For 40% off all subscriptions, visit mylola.com and enter UUP when you subscribe! Ritual- Visit ritual.com/UUP to start your ritual today
Nov 28, 2018
Is It Too Soon To Take A Trip With My BF?
01:08:58
J and J are back and they’re coming to a city near you! With upcoming shows in Brooklyn, DC, and Philadelphia the audience has some questions. At 6:30 a listener writes in wondering if it’s too soon to bring her new BF to UUp Live. At 25:05 they talk about their weird sexual encounter of the week which features the story of a hookup that ended with the man taking his soiled condom with him after sex. At 40:20 a listener writes in wondering why a guy who seemed into her the night before would disappear and unfollow her on Instagram. At 49:40 a listener writes in wondering if her BF is thinking about sex way too much. At 1:01:10 they play red flag or deal breaker which includes : “they’re scared of flying and refuse to go near an airport”, “has Christmas decorations in their apartment in October”, “they have political signs of everyone they’ll vote for and leave them up weeks after the election”. Thanks to our sponsors! Leesa- The Leesa mattress is the product of 30 years of experience and hundreds of hours of rigorous product testing. Designed for body contouring and pressure relief, the Leesa mattress is perfect for all sleepers. Shop conveniently online with free shipping and 100 nights to try the mattress in your own home. Get $150 off the Leesa mattress + a free pillow at leesa.com/UUP Hydrant- After drinking you pee out a ton of water, and also a ton of electrolytes (you don't just sweat them out!). Maximum Strength Hydration with the right balance of electrolytes will help you rehydrate, be healthier the next day, and ultimately feel better. Go to drinkhydrant.com/uup for 25% off.
Nov 21, 2018
Why Aren’t Stable Relationships Sexy?
01:20:32
The Js are back and ready to talk about affairs. After reading Esther Perel’s “A State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity” Jordana explains the hypothesis of why cheating and relationships have changed from generation to generation. Older generations seem to have settled and gotten married younger leading to a ton of cheating whereas millenials live a lot more life and date tons of people before they settle down. At 37:00 their weird sexual encounter comes from a listener who had a sleepover with a bed wetter. At 53:00 a listener looking for a spark with a new guy writes in wondering how long you can continue to date a guy while still being on the fence about him. At 1:01:40 a listener writes in wondering if it’s worth it to work out a relationship with a boyfriend who has turned cold and mean. At 1:11:50 they play red flag or deal breaker including: “everything is perfect but they live above, or in a funeral home”, “everything is perfect but they’re a mascot for a semi pro-sports team.”   Thanks To Our Sponsors Leesa- The Leesa mattress is the product of 30 years of experience and hundreds of hours of rigorous product testing. Designed for body contouring and pressure relief, the Leesa mattress is perfect for all sleepers. Shop conveniently online with free shipping and 100 nights to try the mattress in your own home. Get $150 off the Leesa mattress + a free pillow at leesa.com/UUP   Teami Blends- Teami Blends Detox Mask has ingredients like matcha, and bentonite clay and it smells like a spa. Get yours today and use promo code UUP25 at checkout for 25% off any order.
Nov 14, 2018
Are Dating Apps Bad For Society? Featuring Nancy Jo Sales
01:19:24
J and J are back and they’re joined by award winning journalist and director/producer of “Swiped: Hooking Up In The Digital Age,” Nancy Jo Sales. Nancy’s documentary explores the landscape of dating in the era of swipe apps and social media for better or for worse. They discuss the morality of the apps from their invention to their execution and the culture built around it. At 1:00:20 a listener writes in wondering what to do about a new relationship that may become long distance very soon. At 1:10:30 they play red flag or deal breaker including: “They refuse to pay for Spotify premium”, “facetiming someone before you’ve even met,” “he’s on the Buzzfeed hottest mugshot list.” Thanks to our sponsors! Zola- Zola, the wedding company that will do anything for love, is reinventing the wedding planning and registry experience to make the happiest moment in couples' lives even happier. To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry on Zola, go to ZOLA.com/UUP Thirdlove- ThirdLove knows there’s a perfect bra for everyone, so right now they are offering our listeners 15% off their first order! Go to THIRDLOVE.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase!
Nov 07, 2018
Is Halloween the Best or Worst Hook-Up Night?
01:17:26
Happy Halloween from the J’s. Jordana is planning to force her bf into a couples costume, which believe it or not, Jared is opposed to feeling that couples costumes are all about ownership. At 12:45 they discuss a controversial article proclaiming that dating without texting is the absolute best. At 32:35 they dive into their weird sexual encounter of the week which could be either a bad joke or a Freudian disaster. At 38:30 a listener writes in to ask if she can bring her boyfriend home for the holidays despite his abysmal table manners. At 53:13, an overworked betch with no time to go out writes in looking for advice on how to meet guys since the dating apps have been letting her down. At 1:05:10 they play Red Flag Or Deal Breaker including, “you’re on a first date and find out it’s their birthday”, and “they have $200,000 in student loans”. Thanks to our sponsors: Leesa-Get up to $160 off the Leesa mattress or $235 off the luxury Sapira mattress and free shipping on the Leesa mattress at leesa.com/UUP Ritual-Whether you’re living life—or creating it—why not add some good looking science into your daily routine? Visit ritual.com/UUP to start your ritual today!
Oct 31, 2018
What Do I Do If My Significant Other Is Texting Their Ex? Ft. Johnny Bananas
01:29:41
J and J are back. Jared is looking for the party, but Jordana confesses that she doesn’t go out anymore, unless she’s going to a wedding. They agree that weddings are much different for single people than they are for couples and it affects whether or not people will have fun at them. At 18:00 they talk about their weird sexual encounter of the week as a listener writes in wondering if it’s hot or gross when a guy licks and swallows his own bodily fluids. At 27:30 a listener writes in wondering what to do about her husband who is still texting an old ex-girlfriend. At 44:40 a confused listener writes in trying to figure out if a guy she’s talking to likes her despite his inconsistent texting habits. At 1:00:02 Johnny Bananas joins the show to talk about “The Challenge”, dating on reality TV and play “Red Flag Or Deal Breaker.” Thanks to our sponsor Leesa! Get up to $160 off the Leesa mattress or $235 off the luxury Sapira mattress and free shipping on the Leesa mattress at leesa.com/UUP Thanks to our sponsor Care/of! For 25% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins, visit TakeCareOf.com and enter UUP
Oct 24, 2018
How Do I Make the First Move Without Coming Off Desperate?
01:13:02
J and J are back and this week the show’s theme relates to initiating romantic contact with a guy without coming on too strong. At 13:25 a listener writes in asking how to make a romantic introduction with an old college crush who she has always had chemistry with. At 35:50 they talk about their weird sexual encounter of the week from a listener who is wondering if he was gaslighted by a girl who tricked him into thinking he finished sexually without knowing it. At 47:00 a listener writes in wondering what to do about a girl he’s dating who’s hoping for exclusivity, but not a relationship. At 58:30 they take a letter from a listener who is going on a vacation with an ex that she recently broke up with. At 1:05:30 they play red flag or deal breaker including “he/she writes inspirational quotes on their wrists” and “they want to have ONLY joint social media accounts after you get married.”
Oct 17, 2018
Bonus U Up?: Live At Canton Hall Ft. Raven Gates
01:45:45
J and J take the show on the road for a very special bonus episode recorded live in Dallas, TX. At 8:15 they talk about the best opening lines to use on dating apps. At 22:00 they do the lord’s work and conduct a dating app profile makeover for a listener that needs some help. At 39:00 they are joined by Raven Gates of “The Bachelor” to play a round of “Red Flag/Deal Breaker. At 55:40 they dissect their “Deal Reveal” wondering why guys get off the hook for playing dumb after things get intimate. At 1:07:35 they talk about the “Awkward Sexual Encounter Of The Week” and it gets a little messy. At 1:17:20 they are joined by Poo Pourri VIP of creative, Nicole Story, to uncover some “Poo-tastrophes” from the audience. At 1:24:00 they go into the audience and listen to some of their horrible dating stories. A huge thank you to our sponsor Poo-Pourri! Pick up your Poo-Pouri before you go toilet spray today at https://www.poopourri.com/
Oct 12, 2018
What’s The Difference Between Loving Someone and Being “In Love?”
01:16:13
The Js are back with an ep you won’t want to miss. This week’s topic is longer term relationships and they discuss The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman. They discuss the question of what it means to love someone versus being “in love” with them. At 34:30, they take their Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week where a guy gets off to a very specific part of his body being licked. At 44:44, they take a letter from a listener dealing with a toxic ex who keeps making contact. At 53:00, they a letter from a listener who tells a guy he can spend the night, but she won’t sleep with him. He proceeds to take his phone out and show her a group chat where him and his boys share pics of women. What gives? After they do some Red Flag or Dealbreakers including “you have to spend all major holidays at their parents’ house” and “they don’t believe in vaccines.” Thanks to our sponsors! Fab Fit Fun- Use coupon code "UUP" for $10 off your first box at www.fabfitfun.com. ThirdLove- ThirdLove knows there’s a perfect bra for everyone, so right now they are offering listeners 15% off their first order! Go to THIRDLOVE.com/UUP now to find your perfect-fitting bra… and get 15% off your first purchase!
Oct 10, 2018
How Do I Stop My Boyfriend From Acting Like a Drunk Asshole? Ft. Girls Gotta Eat
01:19:19
The Js are back, hot off their live show in Dallas. They briefly discuss how men ask a few close friends about new partners, while women get opinions from around 70 people. At 15:05, they take their first email from a listener who notices her friend’s boyfriend’s Tinder profile is up with a fresh profile pic as soon as she goes on vacation. At 24:00, they take their Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week where a listener finds that sex is ruined by an affectionate canine. At 34:37, they take another letter from a listener asking about her boyfriend who drinks too much. His drunken episodes are becoming a pattern, but she’s not sure what to do about it. At 45:55, they are joined by Rayna Greenberg and Ashley Hesseltine of Girls Gotta Eat podcast to respond to listeners and play some games. At 47:49 they take a letter from a listener who meets a guy at a wedding and it seems like love at first sight. He buys a non-refundable flight to visit her, but then bails at the last second. What gives? They wrap up on some games including Red Flag or Deal Breaker: their favorite movie is Paul Blart: Mall Cop.
Oct 03, 2018
What’s The Best Way to Get Someone to Stop Texting You?
01:09:20
The J squad is back with another ep you won’t want to miss. At 15:15, a listener asks what to do about a friend whose new guy is clearly a bunch of trouble, but she just won’t react to a ton of red flags. At 25:50, they take the Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week where a guy puts a girl into a sex position that seems straight out of Cirque du Soleil. At 35:50, they take an email from a listener who occasionally hooks up with a guy, but he texts her every single day and it’s getting to be a bit much. What should she do? At 47:14, they take another letter from a listener who was badly burned by a girlfriend of three years who left him for her coworker. He can’t seem to shake it. They wrap up playing games including Red Flag or Dealbreaker: wears the same thing on your first ten dates and is really mean to waitstaff but leaves a 50% tip. Thanks to our sponsor, FabFitFun. Listeners to U Up? can use coupon code "UUP" for $10 off your first box at www.fabfitfun.com.
Sep 26, 2018
Did Instagram Ruin My Relationship? Ft. Corinne Fisher
01:20:26
The Js are back. They briefly discuss an article that says 18-year-old women get the most swipes and the most responses on dating apps. At 19:42, they take an email from a listener whose friend decides to like all of her crush’s pics on Insta using her account. Now, he's gone cold. At 37:20, they take another email from a recently single listener who can’t stop Insta stalking her ex even though he has a new girlfriend. At 43:38, they are joined by Corinne Fisher of Guys We F*cked and Two Less Lonely Girls. They talk about slut-shaming and then take the Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week where a girl hooks up with a DJ who has some wild role playing requests. At 1:10:00, they wrap up with some games including Red Flag or Dealbreaker: a burglar breaks into your home and they run into the closet without you.
Sep 19, 2018
Bonus: U Up? Live At The Comedy Cellar (10 PM Show) Ft. Michelle Wolf
01:51:08
The duo of Js returns with another bonus ep from their unreal night at the Comedy Cellar’s Village Underground. It’s a wild one. The topic this time around: what to do if a guy booty calls you after a date? At 8:08, they read an email about a Hinge date that went well but then he seemingly just wants sex. She is looking for a response that doesn’t make her look like a “ho”. At 16:55, they do a dating app makeover where they go through a girl’s profile and discuss the various kinds of bikini pics - and whether it’s OK or not to have one. At 32:50 they bring on their special guest, HBO star and Host of the White House Correspondent’s Dinner, Michelle Wolf. At 39:41, they do some Red Flag or Dealbreakers including: “makes instagrams for his cars”, “loves shitting at public restrooms” and “has 5 roommates.” At 57:50, they do a deal reveal, where they read a letter from a listener who has been friends with a guy for 6 years and finally decides to give it a shot. He’s acting weird so what’s his deal? At 1:18:00, they begin taking questions from the audience and things get wild. Don’t miss the story at 1:23:50 where a girl hurts herself during sex in an unbelievable way and is debating Venmo-ing the guy for the hospital bill.  Thanks to our sponsors P.VOLVE: Get 30 days free access to P.volve’s streaming service by visiting http://my.pvolve.com/offer/betches and typing in the code UUP Beau Undies: Sign up at beauundies.com using our special promo code BETCHES to try it out and get your first undie for just $3!
Sep 14, 2018
When Do You Introduce Your S/O To Your Friends?
01:16:38
The Js return with an episode about meeting your S/O’s friends. At 11:17, they take an email from a listener who has gone on a few great dates, but then ends up at loud bars surrounded by her date’s friends. Is this normal? Also when is it OK to leave? At 20:00, they take their Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week that ends with a trip to Planned Parenthood. At 36:22, they take a letter from a listener talking who can’t get over her insecurity and jealousy. At 45:07, they take another letter from a listener who split with her boyfriend, but noticed that he left pictures of the two of them on Instagram. Could this mean anything? At 1:05:33, they wrap up on some games including Red Flag or Deal Breaker: gets all their dating advice from their mom. Listeners to the U UP? Podcast can use coupon code "UUP" for $10 off your first box at www.fabfitfun.com.
Sep 12, 2018
Bonus: U Up? Live At The Comedy Cellar (8 PM Show) Ft. Matteo Lane
01:35:41
J Squared is back with a bonus ep. from their epic night at the Comedy Cellar's Village Underground. The topic this time around: How to be an excellent stalker. At 6:02- A listener writes in wondering if it’s flattering to find out that your current hookup is stalking your ex. At 22:00 Hillary from Hoboken joins J and J for a dating app makeover. She’s looking for the Jewish boy of her dreams. At 37:00, they are joined by Matteo Lane. They play some Red Flag or Dealbreakers including "they put their credit score up as a picture on their dating app" and "insists you call their parents mom and dad as soon as you meet them." At 56:00 they re-enact their Awkward Sexual Encounter of the week. A listener encloses a full Bumble conversation and wants to know why the guy she was messaging suddenly disappeared from the app. At 1:17:10 they are joined by audience members looking for dating advice. Thanks to our sponsors SKORCH: Click https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skorch/id1001454679?mt=8 to download the app today. P.VOLVE: Get 30 days free access to P.volve’s streaming service by visiting http://my.pvolve.com/offer/betches and typing in the code UUP SMART SWEETS: Go to SmartSweets.com and get free shipping on your first order of $30 or more using code “Betches”
Sep 07, 2018
Is It Crazy to Call Someone Out After Stalking Their Instagram Story?
01:07:56
Jor and Jar return for an amazing episode about going deep into peoples’ social media profiles. Jared says you know you’ve gone too far when you hit a bar mitzvah. At 16:57, they take a letter from a listener who went on several dates with a guy only for him to bail on one because he “needed to nap.” After some stalking, the listener discovers he was liking food pics on Insta. What gives? At 31:14, they take their Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week where a dental student stuck his finger in a girl’s mouth in an unsexual way. At 40;11, they take a letter from a listener who's displeased with her merely financially adequate boyfriend. He doesn’t have the drive to earn more. What should she do? At 53:25, they take another letter from a female listener who’s hooking up with a guy and he decides things are moving too fast. He says he wants to start from scratch and cut the sex out of the picture. Is this a thing? After they wrap up on some Red Flag or Dealbreakers including “still believes in the tooth fairy” and “has his own place, but he still has glowing stars on the ceiling.” This episode is brought to you by Leesa. Don’t miss Leesa’s limited time Labor Day Sale! Extended now through September 13: Get up to $235 off and free shipping on the Leesa mattress at Leesa.com/UUP and enter promo code UUP at checkout.
Sep 05, 2018
How to Know You're Chasing The Wrong People
01:16:02
Dub-J are back with an episode you don’t want to miss. At 3:54, they take an email from a listener who went to block a male creeper, but when she saw her blocked list, there were several girls only her BF of a few months could’ve put there. This segues into a brief discussion of those moments when your friend breaks up with their S/O and you are inclined to sh*t-talk them, but know there’s a real chance they’ll get right back together and you’ll be cut out forever. At 30:21, they take their Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week where a guy’s phone goes off during sex. If he answered it and took the call, that would’ve been OK, but what this listener describes is far more weird. At 41:15, they take another email from a listener asking about "GU guys," geographically undesirable dudes. This listener seems interested and hesitant at the same time about one such man. At 50;32, a male listener writes in who can’t seem to keep a woman for longer than two to four months. Is he being too hard on himself? At 1:00:13, they play some games including Red Flag or Dealbreaker: “when meeting their parents, they get into a huge screaming fight with them” and “they tried out for The Bachelor five times, but they never made it on.” This episode is brought to you by Leesa. Don’t miss Leesa’s limited time Labor Day Sale: Get up to $235 off and free shipping on the Leesa mattress at leesa.com/uup
Aug 29, 2018
Is a Cheap Guy a Dealbreaker?
01:20:16
J squared are back. They start off discussing "Attached" by Amir Levine & Rachel Heller, a book that casts people into three groups: the anxious, the avoidant, and the secure. At 30:04, they take their Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week where a girl describes an encounter with a guy who strategically refused to remove his pants. At 50:14, they take an email from a listener who asked a guy she's been dating for four months to attend a wedding with her. He refused. Now what? At 57:34, they take another letter from a girl listener whose date keeps letting her pick up the tab. They wrap up on some games including Red Flag or Dealbreaker: wears a fanny pack un-ironically and gets food all over their face on a first date. This episode is presented by Leesa. Go to Leesa.com/uup or use the promo code UUP at checkout to receive $165 off your purchase of a mattress, or $235 off your purchase of a Sapira.
Aug 22, 2018
To Text or Not To Double Text
00:59:36
J and J are back. At 3:00, they take their first email about when to double text - if ever. Is sending five iMessages in a row the same as two texts? This segues into a general discussion about texting strategies. At 19:12, they take their Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week where a girl hooks up with a guy in her living room and subsequently locks her door. He ends up knocking on her roomie's door and it only gets weirder. At 28:11 they take their third email from a girl who is back on the apps and goes lukewarm on a guy. Yet, he seems to want to keep it together. What's really going on? At 44:53 they take another email from a listener whose BF drops that he doesn't want kids. Do guys know what this really means? Jared says they sure do. At 54:44, they wrap up on some games including Red Flag or Dealbreaker: Doesn't own a TV and they have no friends, but they're very close with their family.
Aug 15, 2018
Should I Swipe Right on Someone I Know IRL?
01:09:19
After a brief discussion of "k" texts, J squared agrees that "Kk" is polite while "k" is extremely aggressive. At 12:37 they take a letter from a listener who is unsure if he should continue small talk with a suitor on a date that's a week in advance. This leads to a more general discussion of scheduling dates and how to broach small talk around them. At 38:40, they take a letter from a female listener who finally decides to swipe right on someone she knows IRL. After seeing him in a group setting after he swiped right back, she's unsure how to proceed. At 46:50. they take a letter from a listener who learned her boyfriend used to hook up with a 20-year-old when he was 30. She's a bit uncomfortable with it. Is he out of line? After they play some games including Red Flag or Dealbreaker: he or she has a framed selfie of themselves in their room.
Aug 08, 2018
Can I Go Through My S/O's Texts?
00:58:06
J and J are back. At 3:11, they take an email about a boyfriend who has yet to post a picture of her on his Instagram. The thing is he posts A LOT. At 18:55 they take their Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week where a man wearing a retainer seems to misunderstand its role in sex. At 24:58, they take another email where a girlfriend goes through her boyfriend's texts and what she finds shakes her to the core. At 38:15 they take another letter from a listener whose friends' new guys went on vacation and upon their return, ghosted them. She's worried she'll suffer the same fate. At 51:35 they play some games including Red Flag or Dealbreaker: they have a tattoo of Daffy Duck pushing a lawnmower through their pubes.
Aug 01, 2018
Why Do Guys Stop Putting Effort Into Long Term Relationships? Ft. Hinge Founder Justin McLeod
01:04:25
Jared and Jordana talk about the general state of U Up? which is now recommended by some therapists. Jared tells the story of a good friend who is in a bit of an Insta situation. He thinks a girl might be into him but then she seemingly hid her Insta stories from him. At 24:22 they take a letter from a listener whose boyfriend is a lifelong friend. After a year of dating, however, he's not putting in any effort. At 38:22, they take a very literary Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week. At 42:02 they are joined by Justin McLeod, the founder of Hinge who has brought with him some serious dating tips generated by Hinge's data scientists. They talk about the history of Hinge, a new feature called "Most-Compatible", and the best time to double text someone. You'll never guess how many NYT Wedding Announcements mentioned Hinge in the last year.
Jul 25, 2018
Why Do Guys Really Send Dick Pics?
01:17:59
J and J are back with an amazing 90 minute episode. At 4:40, a listener writes that she was “blindsided” by her boyfriend’s choice to end their relationship because he did not feel “needed." She asks what’s the right balance between being chill and needy? At 39:11, they take their Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week where a man asks if his girlfriend's strange sexual technique is a thing. At 48:30, a listener is perplexed about a guy who sent her a dick pic before they'd ever even dated. Should she still go out with him? At 57:34, a listener wants to know the right time to introduce your new boyfriend to your friends. They wrap up at 1:07:19 with a couple rounds of Red Flag or Deal Breaker including "showers once every three days" and "only eats at restaurants with a Michelin Star.
Jul 18, 2018
Bonus: U Up? Live at the Comedy Cellar (10PM Show) Ft. Liza Treyger
01:26:01
J Squared is back with another bonus ep. from their epic night at the Comedy Cellar's Village Underground. The topic this time around: how to deal with the early period of dating. At 2:51, they take a letter from a very busy female listener, asking what to expect in terms of confirming dates. And what should you say in texts, anyway? "Looking forward to it," that's more for HR and "Kk" is gold. At 24:44, they play a round of Douche Detective where a girl gets a handwritten letter from a guy who went way out of his way to tell her that she was the best sex he ever had. At 37:10, they are joined by Liza Treyger. They play some Red Flag or Dealbreakers including "sneezes in their own hand twice and does nothing to clean it" and "asks how much money you make on the first date." At 54:11, they do another round of "Douche Detective" where a wishy-washy guy repeatedly creates the "illusion of planning." At 1:03:09 they take some general questions from the audience, including a woman whose boyfriend calls her "a long-term partner" but often says that he doesn't believe in monogamy. Don't miss the Q&A question at 1:07:00, where a girl asks what her trip to Thailand with her ex (of seven years) should really be about.
Jul 13, 2018
What's The Ideal Day of the Week for a First Date?
01:04:02
Everyone's favorite Js are back discussing early date activities. At 5:39, they take a letter from a listener asking about what's "too much" to ask for on a second date. Are there certain date activities you should hold off on until later in a relationship? At 21:48, Jared poses an interesting question: what's the ideal day of the week for a date? At 28:08, they take their Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week. A girl describes an encounter where during 69, her jaw gets stuck wide open, taking on the appearance of the person in Edvard Munch's 'The Scream.' It's a story that must be heard, but surprisingly leads to a serious and meaningful question. At 42:47, they take another letter from a listener who recently had an abortion and tells a recent suitor. He freaked out. Are all guys weird when it comes to this topic? At 52:50 they play some games including Red Flag or Dealbreaker: believe the Earth is flat.
Jul 11, 2018
Do You Have To Break Up If They're Not The One?
01:04:53
It's summer fling and fun season. The Js start things off fast this Independence Day. At 3:40, they take a letter from a girl who's 6'1" and thinks she falls higher on the attraction scale. Are guys really intimidated by her height? This segues into a more general discussion about how to state what you want on dating websites. At 18:25, they take a Weird Sexual Encounter of the Week where a female listener talks about a guy who leaves his undies on during the act. At 27:47, a guy writes in about dating a girl where things are going well, but he knows that she's not the one. Is this a break up situation or should he wait it out and see what happens? At 44:56, they take another letter from a listener who gets set up with a guy who keeps referring to his roommate as "they" and it turns out, she's his ex. They wrap up on some games including Would You Rather: date someone with customized ring and text tones or someone who has ZERO contacts saved in their phone?
Jul 04, 2018
Bonus: U Up? Live at the Comedy Cellar Ft. Andi Dorfman
01:08:37
Don't miss this very special bonus episode of U Up? where Jared and Jordana take letters and play games in front of a sold-out crowd at NYC's legendary Comedy Cellar. Jordana starts things off with a story of being on a date when a homeless man asks if her and boyfriend of three months are together. He replies that she's his girlfriend. At 9:37, they take a letter from a listener who has been single for 5 years in the city and keeps getting stuck with noncommittal guys. Is her life just a classic case of "who wants to buy the cow when they can get the milk for free"? At 19:00, they do a dating app makeover for a 30-year-old New York girl who's "very single" and has been on the apps for six years. At 30:30, they are joined by former Bachelorette, Andi Dorfman, to talk about some of her dating experiences including a guy who wouldn't stop flirting and texting the bartender in front of her. At 37:29, they play some games including Red Flag or Dealbreaker: their email is CottonCandyLover@hotmail.com. Don't miss the final segment, Douche Detective, at 51:22.
Jun 29, 2018
Should You Tell Your Partner About A Time You “Almost” Cheated?
01:08:31
Jared and Jordana are buzzing after their sold-out live show. They talk about a Twitter thread by a girl describing the perfect behavior from the perfect first date. Is high-fiving your dog a likable gesture or a romantic fairy tale IRL? They discuss social media gestures at large like praising your significant other or mother in a post. The Weird Sexual Encounter of the week involves a man who starts masturbating out of nowhere. After they take a letter from a male listener who met a “gorgeous Tinderella.” They hook up and go on a few dates, but then she seems only willing to talk on the phone or DM. What’s the deal? A second letter comes from a female listener on her way to marriage. An ex reaches out and she finds herself reaching back. They wrap up playing games including Red Flag or Dealbreaker: Showed up on a date wearing a shirt that says, “Drive Fast, Eat Ass.”
Jun 27, 2018
How Important Is It That Your Significant Other Likes Your Family?
01:01:54
Jared and Jordana deem guys who get into relationship mode too fast, "the male thirst trap." At 6:33, they take a letter from a listener on the topic who has dealt with guys who want to hold hands or kiss foreheads immediately. At 16:11, they receive their weird sexual encounter of the week - where a fajita-breathed man finishes himself off during a bathroom break while they're having sex. At 26:10, they take another letter from a listener, a girl who keeps letting her guy friends buy her dinner. Is letting guys pay merely accepting kindness or is she off the mark? At 34:54, another listener asks about her partner who keeps dissing her family. She likes his family, but does that have to mean her family sucks? At 49:20, they play some games including Red Flag or Dealbreaker: their family takes an annual trip to Disney Land.
Jun 20, 2018
Can You Start a Real Relationship From an Instagram Thirst Trap?
01:02:51
Jordana and Jared take a letter from a listener asking about Instagram thirst traps. Do they come off as desperate? Do they work? After, they debut a new segment: Weird Sexual Encounter of The Week where a guy describes a balloon situation that is truly bizarre. Another listener asks how to handle her ex of 5 years (who she's still close with) seemingly entering into a new, serious relationship. Another letter asks about proper blowjob etiquette. They wrap up on some games including Red Flag or Dealbreaker: shows up to brunch in Hollister/Abercrombie sweatpants.
Jun 13, 2018
When's The Right Time To Talk About Your Sexual History? Feat. Taylor Strecker
01:01:45
Jordana and Jared talk about the Dobler-Dahmer Theory from How I Met Your Mother. The theory states that a big romantic gesture is either creepy or amazing based on how into the person you are. This segues into a poem-letter a listener received that is decidedly Dahmer. After they take a letter from a listener who wants his fiance to do molly with him. She's not into it. They're then joined by Taylor Strecker of the Taste of Taylor podcast. They talk about lesbians, the sexual spectrum, and when to break various things to a partner. After, they take another letter from a listener who recently discovered her bisexuality and doesn't know how/if she should broach with a guy she's been on three dates on. After they play some games including Red Flag or Dealbreaker: they go for runs in NYC wearing a helmet.
Jun 06, 2018
Once a Cheater Always a Cheater?
00:58:42
Jordana and Jared talk Plan B, condoms and more in this particularly intimate episode. They take a letter from a listener who has been using the pull-out method and is having some issues. She breaks it to her partner that she’s not on BC. His reaction: priceless. Literally, he didn’t offer to pay the price for Plan B. A listener writes in wondering if he has to disclose that he’s cheated on a past girlfriend in a new relationship. In another letter, a listener’s boyfriend suspects her boyfriend is going to cheat on her during a bachelor party. They wrap things up with Red Flag or Dealbreaker, including “only eats McDonald’s or Burger King.”
May 30, 2018
Is It OK to Ask How Many People They’ve Slept With? Feat. Andy Cohen
01:18:32
J and J talk about U Up? live shows (be sure to follow @uuppod on Instagram for updates and ticket info). They take a letter from a listener who had his heart broken using the apps in the NYC dating scene. He’s unsure how to regain his confidence without being an asshole. Another listener asks how you should answer the “How many people have you slept with?” question. Another person writes in dealing with a boyfriend who’s invited her to plenty of family events. She happily attends. Unfortunately, he’s not reciprocating. At 52:20, Jordana and Jared are joined by Andy Cohen who discusses his dating strategies, app philosophy, and more. Love Connection premieres Tuesday, May 29 at 9/8c on FOX.
May 23, 2018
How Do You Handle The First Fart In a Relationship? (Ft. Jax Taylor)
01:20:03
Jared and Jordana take a letter from a listener asking about the right time to start posting pictures with a new partner. A listener asks how to get out of the block/unblock cycle with an old fling. Another listener asks how to handle "the first fart" milestone in a relationship. After Jax Taylor comes and discusses a variety of issues, including dating in the entertainment business. They also play a game of Red Flag or Dealbreaker, including "They tell their mother all about your sex life."
May 16, 2018
How Long Should I Put Up With a Guy Texting Me Without Asking Me Out?
01:00:13
Jar-dana get a letter from a listener who is the only single person in a friend group of couples. Another listener feels stuck in a pen pals situation. When does the texting stop and the real life action start? When should you quit texting back? Another letter asks when it's OK to re-follow your ex on social media. Don't miss some fire red flag or dealbreakers including their house is covered in Batman memorabilia and they sincerely insist their ex is worse than Hitler.
May 09, 2018
How Do You Extend a Vacation Hook-Up?
01:08:31
Jordana's returned from Coachella. jared's decided that the people who hate on Coachella have officially become more annoying than the people who go. After a tangent into how much Jordana loves tans (a lot, but only natural) a listener asks how to extend the vacation hook-up with a dude in Costa Rica. Can a fling be resurrected? Another listener (who calls J&J Jar-dana) is curious about the right time to explain their mental health history. They wrap up on some red flags or dealbreakers, including being obsessed with Coachella, and putting artificial sweetener in wine publicly.
May 02, 2018
What Do I Get a Guy For His Birthday If We've Only Been Dating a Month?
00:59:30
Jor and Jar start with a listener asking if it's a red flag that dudes always ask her for a pic over the apps. A girl in a new relationship asks for the protocol on her suitor of one's month's birthday - is that a gift or a dinner sitch? A pretty boy writes in to ask why his constantly complimented looks aren't translating to catching more fish in the sea. Finally, a listener writes in to ask about her roomie's new fling where her BF comes over and massages her feet - while all three of them are watching a movie. Don't miss some great red flag or dealbreakers including "had sex with an animal."
Apr 25, 2018
The Reason Guys Don’t Make Plans in Advance
01:08:17
Jor and Jar talk about scenes in different cities like comedy, music, and magic (are there magic open mics?). After they move on to the complications of hooking up with an ex, they take a letter from a listener who likes her new guy, but has serious qualms with his dog. Another listener asks about guys who have that "creepy Asian fetish." Finally, a woman writes in complaining about how a guy she’s dating can't seem to make the most basic of plans.
Apr 18, 2018
What's The Proper Post Breakup Protocol?
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Jor and Jar are joined by hilarious comedian, Matteo Lane for this special ep. Matteo brings a new perspective to the pod as someone who's seasoned at "trolling Grindr." They take a letter from a listener whose friend is convinced that her boyfriend "sleep-texted" his ex, and that he would never actually sext unfaithfully. Another listener is confused about how to handle a long-distance potential suitor; he lives 45 minutes away, does that entitle him to play the field or what? They wrap up on some games including "would you rather date an extremely cheap person, or someone who spends insanely frivolously?"
Apr 11, 2018
How Do I Tell Someone I'm Seeing That I'm a Virgin
00:52:47
J-Train and Jordana answer an email from a listener who is struggling with their virginity. Double J explain that it's just not as big of a deal as it may seem. Jordana advocates not even necessarily telling his suitor. A second female listener is a sports fanatic and can't seem to find a guy who's into it. After, a 23-year-old asks a question relating to a GF who has massive jealousy issues and is worried "anything with a vagina" is out to steal him. The Js wrap up playing a game of "Red Flag or Dealbreaker" with "singing for money on the subway" and "believing in spanking their kids."
Apr 04, 2018
How Soon Should I Get Back on Dating Apps After a Breakup? Ft. Hannah Bronfman
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Jordana and Jared field a letter from a listener who wonders why past boyfriends refused to put their relationship on Facebook. Another letter asks what to do if you're hooking up with a guy but you have your period. A guy asks how to handle the apps after breaking up with his GF after three years, is it OK to start going out and to use pictures she took on his dating profile? She even did the filters... Finally, double J is joined by Hannah Bronfman, DJ and founder of HBFIT, who discusses the importance of horoscopes and married life.
Mar 28, 2018
Should I Hide the Fact That I Smoke Weed on a Dating App?
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Jared and Jordana field a letter from a listener who is both weirded out by the guy who doesn’t ask for the date on a dating app and the guy who asks too soon. Another letter asks how prominent weed should be in her dating profile (esp. when it’s part of her lifestyle). After a fan describes the pod as, “a Yom Kippur sermon without the guilt,” they take a question about sending exes a happy birthday text. Then they play some games including Red flag or Dealbreaker: person who signs their text messages like “Hey good to see you last night -Jared.”
Mar 21, 2018
Is It Messed Up That My Boyfriend Goes to Strip Clubs?
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J&J start with a letter from a listener who sent a "Red flag or dealbreaker" as an opening line on a dating app and revealed he doesn't respect girls who put out on the first date. Jared talks about his tendency to post pics of his insane messages to girls. This segues into a conversation about how best to open on dating apps (and how to deal with the inevitable rejection/non-response). Another listener hooks up with a smoker, but she's not sure if she can deal with the habit since her grandmother just had lung cancer and surgery caused by cigs. A self-described "binge-listener" writes in to inquire about a bf who is adamant about attending strip clubs (though he hates porn) for access to fresh T&A, but he doesn't want an open relationship or anything.
Mar 14, 2018
What Do Guys Really Think of Fake Boobs?
00:54:18
Jared and Jordana discuss their partying and drinking habits. J&J agree on rose. Jordana confesses to being the type of drunk that loves to start fights. After they take a letter from a listener asking why girls talking about boob jobs is so taboo. Finally, an "independent betch" asks how to deal with her needy boyfriend (at least, that's how she sees it).
Mar 07, 2018
How Many Dates Should You Wait Before Adding Someone On Instagram?
01:03:54
Jared has an awkward hook up after masturbating 700 times. A listener tells the story of watching a gay porn and hearing familiar music, namely the 'U Up' theme song. Another fan asks when the right time to add a dating partner on social media might be. J&J then take a letter about a guy who requested a Venmo refund for a cheeseburger after a first date that went nowhere. Also, is sleeping with a dude on the first date always a bad move? Probably, especially if it's with the guy whose dating profile pics were all taken by his ex.
Feb 28, 2018
How to Plan a Date Without Looking Desperate
00:51:03
Jordana and Jared start off talking about the heart DM on Instagram (is it sincere?). Then they take a letter from a compulsive planner who is curious how far ahead it's appropriate to plan in a dating context. After a listener asks what he should if he's in a long-term relationship (over two years), but he doesn't see it going anywhere. They wrap things up answering whether a dating partner who kisses their family on the mouth is a "red flag or a dealbreaker."
Feb 21, 2018
Stop Instagram Stalking Your Exes with Whitney Cummings
01:20:50
After talking about various verbal dealbreakers such as “golly” and “oh my gosh,” Jordana and Jared take a letter from a listener asking how to act if she runs into a 25-year-old college student after he ghosted her. They talk about Instagram stalking and other weirdos that linger in the “viewed by” section of social media apps. At 0:47, Jordana is joined by Whitney Cummings. talking about her new film, The Female Brain, and how men and women differ.
Feb 14, 2018
Do Women Have More to Gain From Marriage Than Men?
00:58:49
Jared and Jordana talk about how to handle Valentine’s Day as a single person, having reasonable standards, and what men and women have to gain from marriage. After, they discuss people who are resistant to “the apps.” Do you live in the Now? It’s time to get better at dating online— though they’re not sure which gender has it better in our Hinge-driven world. They also respond to a letter from a listener caught between a girlfriend and a dream crush.
Feb 07, 2018
Is It OK to Talk About Your Ex?
00:59:46
Jordana and Jared have a fascinating discussion about exes, matchmaking, and being nosy about people's relationships. They take two questions posed by listeners. The first comes from a distressed lover scorned by someone who randomly started bringing up their ex. Number two deals with a bizarre boy who switches from smooth Romeo to college frat bro who doesn't want anything serious. And don't miss a classic would you rather: date someone who smokes pot everyday or someone who does crystal meth once a year?"
Feb 01, 2018
How Much Porn is Too Much Porn?
01:07:21
This week Jordana and Jared discuss micro-cheating and whether or not men and women can really be just friends. They answer questions from a listener whose boyfriend turns into a caveman when he gets angry and another listener who is offended by the fact that her boyfriend watches porn. They play games involving dating someone with cats and a ‘Live Laugh Love’ sign in their room.
Jan 25, 2018
If You’re Not On His Instagram It’s Not Official
01:08:35
This week Jordana and Jared discuss how long you should wait before putting the person you’re dating on social media. They answer questions from a listener who wants to know if she should stop having sex with a guy because he’s a Trump supporter and another listener who wants to know what the etiquette is for confirming a first date. They play "Shoot, Fuck, or Marry" and "Red Flag or Dealbreaker" about people who want to be stay at home parents, live off their parents, and have weird voices.
Jan 18, 2018
How Many Drinks Should I Have On A Date?
01:04:47
This week Jared and Jordana discuss if it’s possible to not drink while dating. They answer questions from a listener who wants to know why the guy she slept with texts her all day even though he lives in in another state. They also respond to a listener who is tired of dating girls who are overly sarcastic and not sweet enough. They play 2nd Date Dealbreaker involving calorie counting, over-ordering, and being a messy eater.
Jan 11, 2018
What’s The Best Way To Dump Someone?
00:57:37
This week Jordana and Jared discuss why a girl might not have sex with a guy she lets sleep over. They answer questions from a listener who wants to know why guys Snapchat her more than they text her and a guy who wants to know if it’s okay to dump a girl he’s been seeing for 4 months over text. They play 2nd Date Dealbreaker involving STIs and farting.
Jan 04, 2018
Should You Have ‘The Talk’? The Great Debate
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This week Jared and Jordana discuss why guys like Instagram Models’ photos. They answer questions from a girl who’s anxious she won’t get a New Years kiss and other listeners wondering when an appropriate time to initiate exclusivity is. They play games involving dating a bad tipper and dating a closed mouth kisser.
Dec 28, 2017
Blowjobs Are a Selfless Act
00:57:52
This week Jordana and Jared talk about what girls and guys think of oral sex. They answer questions from a listener who wants to know how many times is normal for a guy to not be able to get it up and a male listener who is ashamed of his lack of sexual experience. They play a game called “would you go on a second date” where they discuss dating dealbreakers.
Dec 21, 2017
Don’t Text for A Specific Response
00:54:00
This week Jordana and Jared discuss lingerie and who should text first after a first date. They answer questions from a listener trying to move on from a 10 month relationship and another one who has an issue with guys no longer being interested after 3-4 dates. They play red flag or dealbreaker about messy apartments, still living with your parents, and posting inspirational quotes.
Dec 14, 2017
Girls Trying Not To Be Crazy Is What’s Gotten Guys Laid for Centuries
00:53:46
Jared and Jordana discuss who should pay on dates, and what you “owe" someone you’re having sex with in terms of honesty. They answer a listener’s question who wants to know what it means when a guy who ghosted you keeps liking your Instagram picture and another guy who wants advice on how to hit on girls at bars. They play red flag or dealbreaker involving being loud in movie theaters, dating someone who has done porn, and dating someone who has never said ‘I love you.'
Dec 07, 2017
Is it ever okay to fake an orgasm?
00:42:05
Jared and Jordana discuss why girls fake orgasms and what the best solution is to get them to stop. They answer questions from a male listener who doesn’t want a relationship but finds himself doing “relationshipy” things with girls he’s hooking up with and another listener who wants to know how to define her relationship. They play Shoot Fuck Marry and Red Flag or Dealbreaker involving crying in public and taking your shirt off while having sex.
Nov 30, 2017
You're Not Better Than The App
00:58:20
Jared and Jordana discuss how to be put yourself out there on dating apps and whether or not a guy can ever truly be 'not in the mood.' The give advice about how to ask a guy out in a low key way and how to let go of your boyfriend's transgressions from years ago. They play red flag or dealbreaker regarding eating habits and same-sex infidelity. They debate texting vs calling and personal grooming.
Nov 23, 2017
Guys Want a Girl That Their Dad Would Want to Have Sex With
00:53:21
In their premiere dating podcast, Jared and The Betches discuss how your dating app profile picture can affect what kind of guys or girls you attract and what types of photos you should avoid. They answer questions from a listener who wonders if a visiting hook up was just using her for her bed and another who wonders why her new boyfriend rarely wants to have sex. They play red flag or dealbreaker with a few dating scenarios.
Nov 15, 2017