Episodes
Published 01/19/22
On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana answer an email from a listener asking if her situationship fizzled because of an awkward sexual encounter. They went on four good dates, but when they finally had sex, it was a letdown. He started being distant afterwards, so she texted him to ask what was up. J&J break down the texts to try to figure out what happened here. Was it really about the sex? And does it really matter either way? Finally, they play a round of J&J’s Final Say...
Published 01/16/22
On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about how we’re all living in an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm and what it takes to really be excited for a first date. The first emailer asks if she’s crazy for wanting to marry her first serious boyfriend. Is FOMO from her single friends a sign that she needs to date around more? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a very needy puppy. Later, an emailer asks how to make it clear to her guy friends that she’s not...
Published 01/12/22
J&J are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re breaking down the texts between a listener and a guy she’s seeing casually. They talked about making plans for the weekend, but he wasn’t sure of his schedule and said he would let her know. When she didn’t hear from him she assumed he just wasn’t interested, but when he reached out later, she gave him a piece of her mind. Is she wrong for expecting him to follow up on plans even though they were keeping it casual? Plus, they...
Published 01/09/22
On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about their New Year’s resolutions. Then, they answer an email regarding a TikTok that lists questions you should ask on a first date to avoid wasting time. Do those questions actually help you get to know someone? Is anything really a waste of time in dating? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a chicken suit. Later, an emailer writes in about setting boundaries with her boyfriend’s ex. Is an ex ever calling just to...
Published 01/05/22
Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re talking all about money and dating. First, they answer an email from a listener who makes ten times more than her boyfriend. Should she decline his offers to pay for dates? Then, Jared and Jordana are joined by Kurt and Steven, the stars of Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer, to discuss the new show and how much money matters when it comes to love. Finally, they debate some unpopular opinions about jobs, money,...
Published 01/02/22
On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start out by reflecting on this year of the pod. The first emailer asks if she’s being too picky or not picky enough when it comes to dating. Should she swipe right on fewer people or give those matches more time to develop a connection? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a missing condom. Later, a listener asks if guys like her less because she offers to pay for dates. Is it a turn off to men? Finally, J&J play a round of Red Flag or Deal...
Published 12/29/21
Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they start out with a discussion about being single around the holidays. Then, they dissect the breakup texts between a listener and a woman he went on two dates with. Why would she keep flirting with him after saying she doesn’t want to go out again? Plus, they discuss why she says he’s too sweet for her.
Published 12/26/21
As a special holiday gift, we present to you an excerpt from Jordana’s wedding, as read by J&J on the latest U Up? With Benefits. To hear more, subscribe now on Apple Podcasts or Spotify and check out the episode entitled “Jordana’s U Up? Themed Wedding”.
Published 12/23/21
Jared and Jordana start this week’s episode with a discussion of Jared’s first appearance on @deuxmoi and how men approach commitment differently than women. Then, an emailer asks how to break up with someone she’s never even met. The Awkward Sexual Encounter is a fast and furious adventure. Later, a listener writes in about a situation with her long distance boyfriend who doesn’t want to move to be near her. What does his resistance mean for their relationship? Finally, they play a round of...
Published 12/22/21
Jared and Jordana are back with another Deal Reveal on this week’s Sunday Special. A listener submitted screenshots from a guy who rescheduled a date because he was sick. He kept the conversation going for a while but eventually left her on read. Why would he put in the effort to keep texting her to ghost later? Should she ask him what went wrong? Finally, they play a new game called J&J’s Final Say where Jared and Jordana weigh in on Instagram polls about bringing your S.O. home for the...
Published 12/19/21
On today’s episode Jared and Jordana start out with a discussion about Jared’s new favorite first date spot and Jordana’s first date shirt. The first emailer asks if the number of people you’ve slept with matters in a relationship. Should she be concerned if her boyfriend initially lied about his “body count”? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves an unexpected guest. Later, an emailer asks how she should approach dating while freezing her eggs. When should she bring this up to guys she’s...
Published 12/15/21
Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re talking all about Taylor Swift and the ten minute version of All Too Well. Jordana shares how her own dating experiences have informed her perspective on the song, and they discuss the nuance that is missing from the Jake Gyllenhaal conversation. Plus, they talk about how failed 3-monthers can actually make you a better dater.
Published 12/12/21
Jared and Jordana start out this week’s episode with a recap of Jordana’s wedding and her feelings about being married. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a trip to the emergency room. Later, a listener writes in asking if guys are no longer approaching women in bars post-lockdown. Is this a new trend in the dating world or are these guys just not into her? Finally, they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about Photoshop and charcuterie boards. Be sure to visit highnoonspirits.com to...
Published 12/08/21
Jared and Jordana are back with another Sunday Special, and this week they’re answering an email from a listener who’s trying to get her stuff back from her ex. What is his motivation to hang on to these things? And what items should you just let go of in a breakup? Plus, they discuss how the reasons for a breakup get spun by each side of the relationship. Finally, they play a round of Sunday Swiping Scaries about fish pictures and goat DNA. Be sure to visit highnoonspirits.com to find out...
Published 12/05/21
Jared and Jordana start this week’s episode by planning a full night out for the U Up? Live show. The first emailer asks if she’s the a*****e for swiping left based on height. Should she stick with her preference or try to be open in case she misses out on a great match? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a roommate that didn’t realize what she was walking in on. The next emailer asks how she can make it clear that she’s networking and not flirting with men she meets at events. Finally,...
Published 12/01/21
Jared and Jordana start out this week’s Sunday Special with a discussion about Thanksgiving plans and traditions. Then, a listener asks if she was the f*ckboy in the situation and whether or not the guy’s response was justified. Is it ever okay to send a Venmo request for a meal you originally agreed to pay for? Finally, they play a round of Sunday Swiping Scaries featuring overly sexual and overly earnest prompt responses. Be sure to visit highnoonspirits.com to find out more about their...
Published 11/28/21
On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana are back in the brand new Betches office recording IRL. They start out with a discussion about two NY Post articles about “golden penis syndrome” and divorce rates among couples who met on dating apps. Then they discuss the new Hinge voice recording feature and whether or not they would use it on their own profiles. The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves shower sex and a flooded pool table. Then they play a round of Red Flag or Deal Breaker about lying...
Published 11/24/21
On this week’s Sunday Special, Jared and Jordana are helping a listener who’s going through a break up with a coworker. After a pretty rough break up on her birthday, he’s been completely avoiding her at work and making things uncomfortable. How should she reach out to him to end the awkwardness? Plus, they discuss his motives for ignoring her. Finally, they play Sunday Swiping Scaries with dating app prompts submitted by our Instagram followers.
Published 11/21/21
On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana are back with another Lightning Round answering 10 questions submitted by our Instagram followers all about dating during the holiday season with topics ranging from buying gifts to dealing with nosey family members. Plus, they discuss deciding where to spend the holidays when you’re in a relationship, keeping dating momentum going during the holiday season, and tips for bringing someone home for the first time.
Published 11/17/21