Episodes
Published 07/19/22
This is a mid-year reminder that A Single Serving Podcast publishes EVERY MONDAY MORNING on Patreon and only on Patreon. Your $5 per month membership gets you every single podcast episode AND access to the podcast's private Facebook Group. If you're looking for more content and community that treats singlehood with the respect and validity it deserves, as opposed to more and more baseless, future-predicting dating advice, join us. Shani's Patreon:...
Published 07/19/22
Popping into the public forum today for a super-quick podcast episode and to remind you, especially those of you who are new followers from TikTok (hi!) that this podcast publishes NEW EPISODES EVERY WEEK ON PATREON and only on Patreon! If you're looking for help shedding the shame-filled singlehood narratives we've all been fed our entire lives, my podcast and its community can help. New episodes publish every Monday morning, and your $5/month Patreon membership comes with access to the only...
Published 04/19/22
A Single Serving Podcast is now exclusively on Patreon! As of January 2022, new episodes will publish every Monday morning only on Shani Silver's Patreon at the $5 per month tier. This tier also comes with access to the Patrons-only Facebook group for this podcast. You are welcome to listen to the back catalog on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, etc, and if you'd like new episodes I hope you'll join our Patreon community where we're reframing the negative, lack-filled narratives of singlehood and...
Published 01/03/22
What is a "bare minimum" mindset, and how is it harmful to singles? This solo episode explores a deep dive into where the bare minimum comes from, how to move past it, and why we're so vulnerable to it. You'll also hear advice on how to reframe your comparison thoughts around the holiday season. ANNOUNCEMENT: This is the last episode of A Single Serving Podcast that will publish for free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, etc. From now on, listen to a new episode of A Single Serving...
Published 12/06/21
This one's different, friends! This month's public episode of A Single Serving podcast is actually not for my audience, it's for friends and family members who know and love a member of my audience. This episode is designed to be shared with someone you love to help them reframe singlehood for themselves in the same way that we've reframed it for ourselves, so that maybe this year at the holidays no one asks us "how are you still single?" Hey, we can try! If you're someone who loves a single...
Published 11/08/21
In this solo episode, your host Shani Silver becomes a PUBLISHED AUTHOR! This bonus episode is being released in celebration of A Single Revolution: Don't look for a match—light one. The book publishes TODAY and is available via the link below. This episode features a deep dive into "waiting" or the mindset singles can often have regarding our lives not being "real" until we have a partner. After that, you'll hear a FULL READING of the book's Introduction! As always, if you'd like to hear...
Published 10/26/21
Tonya Carter is a Relationship Transformation Coach joining the podcast to discuss life post-divorce and post-relationship. We explore authenticity, moving through our stories as opposed to becoming stuck inside them, and how transactional ideas of love aren't serving us in singlehood or in relationships. This episode also begins with a listener-inspired deep dive into "you're too picky," both how to respond to it and how to process and reframe it in our own minds. I loved this conversation...
Published 10/04/21
Bonus Episode!! In this very special episode recorded while evacuated from an actual hurricane, I am thrilled to share the news that I've been keeping to myself for months now. I WROTE A BOOK! A Single Revolution: Don't look for a match. Light one. Publishing THIS OCTOBER, A Single Revolution is all the support I've ever wanted to give the single community. It challenges every negative, false narrative about singlehood and replaces them with a complete reframing of how we're allowed and...
Published 09/07/21
It’s a wild one! Things that happened in this episode featuring Lane Moore: a phone call from my movers saying they were FINALLY arriving later that day after being a month late, a dog cameo, and a very chatty UPS delivery man, and after all that we get into some good shit! Comedian, Creator of Tinder Live and author of How To Be Alone Lane Moore is one of my most-requested guests EVER, and I’m so thrilled she took time out of her tour schedule to chat with us about singlehood, online dating,...
Published 08/02/21
In this very special episode of A Single Serving Podcast, I am joined by podcast listener Christine Po, a Dermatology Physician Assistant based in Atlanta, Georgia. Christine reached out as a listener and her email was one I wished I could have shared with you all—so I made it a podcast episode instead. This is for anyone who has ever felt entirely alone in never having been in a relationship before, anyone who's ever experienced racism in dating, and anyone who has ever felt like there was...
Published 06/28/21
Nancy Jo Sales is a New York Times bestselling author and award winning journalist whose work you might know from The Bling Ring, American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers, or her documentary filme Swiped. Her newest book, Nothing Personal: My Secret Life in the Dating App Inferno addresses a topic very close to this community: Big Dating and the corporate takeover of our search for love. It’s not just you—maybe the gamification of dating is actually that bad. This...
Published 05/31/21
Alex Kruger is a writer who recently published an essay with The New York Times’ Modern Love column.  What’s the “right” approach to dating? An organized and thoughtful effort, or a hands-off attitude that lets what will be, be? Or…are both Alex and Shani 100% right? This episode is FULL of explorations into modern singlehood, and all the little idiosyncrasies and anxieties that come with it. A must listen for anyone who feels like dating is happening to them, rather than the other way...
Published 05/03/21
It's the 2nd Anniversary of A Single Serving Podcast! We've come a long way since your host was too scared to push the "record" button. In this solo episode, host Shani Silver digs into some very fundamental things about not being miserable anymore....
Published 04/05/21
Damona Hoffman has been a dating coach for over 15 years. Is this a podcast about dating? Nope. But it is a podcast about real discussions that are relevant to singles, and it's a genuinely joy to have Damona's wisdom on the podcast this week. We get...
Published 03/01/21
Dr. Jessica Moorman is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Wayne State University joining the podcast this week to discuss the societal messaging received by single women.
Published 02/01/21
Welcome to A Single Serving Podcast! Starting in 2021, this podcast publishes once a month to all free access platforms like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, etc., and all other weekly episodes publish every Monday morning via Patreon, at the $5 per...
Published 01/11/21
What is social infertility? This week's guest Jody Day, founder of Gateway Women, takes us through the realities of being childless or child-free not by choice.
Published 01/04/21
In this solo episode of A Single Serving Podcast, your host Shani Silver will explore the difficult (and triumphant!) parts of being single at New Year's Eve
Published 12/28/20
A podcast within a podcast! Shani Silver as a guest on Thriving Solo with Jennifer Fields.
Published 12/21/20
Writer and podcaster Suzanne Falter discusses recognizing and prioritizing our own self care needs, as well as acceptance and reinvention after loss.
Published 12/14/20
Comedian Debra DiGiovanni joins A Single Serving Podcast discussing singlehood, gratitude, and everything 2020 has upheaved.
Published 12/07/20
Tiana Madera, host of the Torch podcast, discusses leadership, success, jealousy, and the things we say to ourselves (that maybe we don't need to).
Published 11/30/20
Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo joins the podcast to discuss old astrology narratives, as well as the benefits of exploring new ones.
Published 11/23/20
Actress and writer Niccole Thurman joins the podcast to discuss authenticity, creativity, and laugh about boys with your host for awhile.
Published 11/16/20