Paste: In the aftermath of your breakup, did you listen to other podcasts, or did you put 'em all on mute and embrace the silence?Silenzi: I am a lucky duck, and got dating advice from two of my favorite podcasters shortly after my breakup.If meeting someone for a long-term partnership is a goal, then, for me personally, I know that all my goals have taken some work to achieve. Getting a new job required a resume and a cover letter.
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(Pro-tip: her Twitter feed is gutsy and funny as hell.
Each syllable is infused with exponential doses of hilarity.
It reminded me of all the feelings I was trying to not feel, all the thoughts I was trying not to think, all the questions I was trying not to ask. She gave me the rundown on dating apps, her take on the term “podcast and chill,” and a list of the pods that have kept her sane.
It turns out Andrea Silenzi, the show's witty and wondrous host, was way ahead of me—channeling her own pain into her love of storytelling.
Even if you don't meet someone this way, you're going to learn a lot about yourself and what you're looking for.
For example, I learned from online dating that anyone who's at all apathetic about dogs and long-term monogamy won't be a match for me.
There was a long line of women outside ABC studios, and many of them told me they considered The Bachelor a better way to date than Tinder.
At least on television, there are clear rules and one publicly adored (though not really this season) bachelor that you could fall in love with.
The dating podcast Why Oh Why is a magical hodgepodge of fact and fiction, of interviews and of introspection, of dudes in bars and dudes in radio studios, of pre- and post-inaugural dating advice. What followed was an honest conversation about parenting, pregnancy, patrilineality, and all the things in between.
I'll admit that in the aftermath of my own breakup, I couldn't listen to it. I don't know if we would've gotten there without Silenzi's Why Oh Why as a point of departure. We are both podcast addicts looking for love, so I turned to ask her how to handle heartbreak.
So, thanks to some advice from a few friends, I say it right in my profile: “Marry me for my dog.” That's working like a magical filter, scaring away the guys who wouldn't let my dog share the bed.