Episodes
In this episode, we are encouraging people to take back control of their dating lives sharing practical tips and first hand experiences from our guests. We’ll be joined by Vick Hope, presenter, author and human-rights activist alongside Dawn Estefan, a qualified and BACP Registered Psychodynamic Psychotherapist. Together we explore the impact of social pressure on dating, confidence, stereotyping and the pressure to be married before you are 30.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and...
Published 11/26/20
In this episode, we open up the conversation to get an insight into what men are really thinking and feeling when they’re dating across all types of relationships and identities. We hear from BBC Radio 1 Xtra host, Jeremiah Asiamah and Donnie Sunshine, director, photographer and DJ on topics such as how to get the most out of dating, how Black love can often mean slow love and what that means for the role of dating in the Black British experience. We dive into the rules of dating, find out...
Published 11/19/20
In this episode we are joined by Leigh-Anne Pinnock and her fiance, footballer Andre Gray, to talk about how the world of dating and relationships has changed. From the rise of virtual dating to the Black Lives Matter movement, we discuss how to navigate long-distance relationships and the power of Black love. We’ll wrap things up with their advice on how to make the first move and the romantic story of their lockdown engagement.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 11/12/20
In this episode, we’ll explore two conversations around sex and intimacy in 2020 - how to get intimate physically amid a pandemic, and how to ensure you and your partner are getting equal pleasure when you do. We’ll be joined by comedian and broadcaster, David Whitely, and Tanya Compas, an award winning youth worker, to open up conversations that we are all thinking but haven’t said - when do you kiss someone you’ve just met during Covid? How do you move beyond a kiss when you can’t go to...
Published 11/05/20
We discuss how self-love, or a lack of it, can impact your dating journey with advice from basketball player and all round smooth talker, Ovie Soko, and South London rapper, MS Banks. This episode is all about lockdown love, the importance of being positive, self love, being yourself and what Ovie Soko and MS Banks think about women making the first move.  We wrap it all up with dating advice to inspire you to love yourself first so you’re best placed to love someone else.   See...
Published 10/29/20
Ever wondered what your partner’s really thinking? Or how to maximise pleasure with someone new? Feeling pressured by #couplegoals, family or lacking a bit of self-love this year? My Love Is... is a series with a uniquely Black British take on dating in 2020 featuring Ovie Soko, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and others. We’re here to change how we talk about Black love in the UK with new episodes every Thursday. The series is hosted by Irene TTY and brought to you by Bumble, the dating app where women...
Published 10/22/20
Published 10/22/20