Episodes

Series 1

Introduction

What's DUD really about? Well, it's a dating and relationship podcast where everything’s on the table and no question is taboo. Hosted by me, accidental dating expert Alison Tinderland, I’ve been in the topsy turvy dating world over 20 years, and it’s time to talk!

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Ep 1: Valentines Day, Again…

The Dating Upside Down Podcast is a dating and relationship show where everything’s on the table and no question is taboo. Hosted by me, accidental dating expert Alison Tinderland, I’ve been in the topsy turvy dating world over 20 years. And it’s time to talk!

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Ep 2: For The Love Of Comedy

I chat with Dilruk Jayasinha, one of Australia's hottest comedians. He's a smart, observational comic who points the finger squarely at himself for some of the funniest stand-up around. We talk all things comedy, a bit of religion & family and how Dil’s love life has changed with his skyrocketing profile.

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Ep 3: Seven Hot Tips for First Dates

I’m often asked “what makes a great first date?” Whether you’re looking for a serious relationship or just perusing fish in the sea, these seven hot tips will put you ahead of the pack and help determine if the first date becomes a second. Satisfaction Guaranteed! 😉

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Ep 4: Single, Pregnant and Dating

In the commodified world of online dating, finding a decent guy to swipe right on is hard enough let alone a partner to have kids with. No wonder then so many women of a certain age are turning to IVF as a solution. But if you’re a single woman looking for love, should a little thing like being pregnant...

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Ep 5: Is Mum Pimping Me Out on Social Media?

Is dating that tough today that my mum has to pimp me out on social media? Mother Tinderland and I talk about what dating was like for her and in her parents generation, Before Mobile (B.M.) and Before the Internet (B.I.). She also tells me what she REALLY thinks about me being 41 and single . Good Times!

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Ep 6: Dating Slam

There's only so many bad dates, swiping and rejections one can handle before exhaustion sets in. And the cycle starts again. Articulating what the search for love can really be like without sounding cliched is a challenge. In this episode I've chosen to share a recent moment of creative flow that spilled onto the page. it rhymes like a...

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Ep 7: Perfect Strangers

A sliding door moment that resulted in a 12-hour date and one of the best days ever. No apps! In this episode I explore the events that unfolded and talk to 'the stranger', for his perspective.

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Ep 8: Would I Lie To You?

Over 80% of people lie on their dating profiles! Why? In Ep 8, ‘Would I Lie to You’, I chat with my guest Mark who offers some insight as to why he lies on his dating profiles, we explore if it’s ever ok to lie and I reveal some of my own embellishments. Head to the blog for more on...

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Ep 9: The Limbo Years

Female? 37- 44? Single? No kids? Welcome to the Limbo Years! Where no one knows quite what to do with you and a new kind of judgement begins.

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Ep 10: Been On Any Dates?

"Been on any Dates?" "Why yes I have, I'm so glad you asked! Let me tell you all about them."

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