Episode #038

Dating In The Age Of Social Media (with Sam Overton from Fluid Social)

Social media has changed things. It's changed the way we think about each other. It's changed the way we see ourselves and others. 

It's also changed how we date.

The rise of dating apps such as Tinder, Bumble and Hinge have exposed us to an abundance of potential partners that nobody has ever experienced before.

How is this effecting us? How can we improve our dating and relationships in the age of modern technology and social media?

In this episode of the ikario podcast, we're speaking to Sam Overton, a dating coach based out of the UK. During this conversation we discuss the current state of dating and relationships for men in the modern world.

In this episode...

Some of the points covered in today's conversation:

  • 00:00 - Intro
  • 01:22 - How ikario met Sam
  • 04:20 - How Sam became a dating coach
  • 17:35 - The dating & pickup industry
  • 22:44 - What is the most unattractive trait to a woman?
  • 27:05 - Know what you want
  • 31:45 - What do men struggle with in dating?
  • 42:09 - Should men be taught dating & relationship skills?
  • 50:10 - Do men need mentors?
  • 54:38 - Is porn & Tinder harmful to men?
  • 1:06:21 - The lost value of conquest
  • 1:13:13 - How common is porn addiction?
  • 1:20:58 - Outro

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Over to You

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Oliver Cowlishaw

About the author

Ollie is an avid pizza connoisseur, accomplished drinker of coffee and lover of soul music. Heavily influenced by Zen & eastern mysticism, his curiosity regarding the human experience is insatiable. Despite having a strong vocabulary, he swears a lot and uses slang phrases ("ollie-isms") that almost nobody understands, not even himself.

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