Date/able host & producer

Meet the Creators of Date/able:
Your host, Yue Xu and producer, Julie Krafchick

Made with ❤️ in San Francisco

What is Date/able?

Date/able is a podcast that opens up a candid conversation about modern dating. We hear real stories from real people of how they make dating work (or not). Some stories are juicy, some are insightful, and some will have you screaming, "I had the same thing happen to me!" On every episode, you'll get real takeaways to apply to your own life, all while laughing along the way.

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Season 5 is back!!

Check out the latest epidodes of Date/able

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Season 5 Episode 1: The Secret to Dating in Modern Times

In our Season 5 premiere, Ned drops the secret of dating successfully in a city where our attention is scattered and options are plentiful. We discuss the impact of technology, urban elite cities, and how to navigate through it all to find something real.

Season 5 Episode 2: Every. Body. Beautiful.

Natalie Carey, author of Every. Body. Beautiful, tells us about her decades-long battle with body image. We discuss overcoming the struggles for both women AND men, learning to appreciate your body, and how this impacts dating.

Season 5 Episode 3: An insider's look into the pickup community

Confidence & Social Intelligence CoachDJ Fujitalks about the origins of the “pickup artist" subculture and the stark difference in its media portrayal. We get a look into this community, the surprising individuals who seek it out, and the new strategies he now teaches.

Season 5 Episode 4: Yes, I have herpes

Gynecologist Dr. Sheila Loanzon shares her own personal experience contracting herpes and how she got back to a place of self-love and acceptance. We dig into the facts about STDs, the stigma they present, and how to disclose this to a new partner.

Season 5 Episode 5: Getting out of the Friend Zone

Chris and Amy tell us how they moved from a platonic friendship to being engaged. We talk about how to get out of the friend zone, what changed in their relationship, being open to the possibilities, and the benefits of being friends first.

Season 5 Episode 6: Dating (In)Experience

Ben tells us about his lack of relationship experience and the impact it's had on his dating life. We discuss recognizing any form of experience as experience, building up your confidence, and overcoming the fear of getting physical (and your first kiss!).

More episodes

Catch up on past seasons of the Date/able podcast and our premium 'Why Series'.


Single and ready to mingle All you need to navigate the world of dating apps and meet new people in real life. Listen now »

A different perspective A look into non-traditional relationships and other progressive topics that open your eyes to new points of view. Listen now »

Finding The One Episodes that inspire and gain perspective on the necessary self growth and mindset to be relationship ready. Listen now »

Ghosting, flaking, and other dating downfalls Hear from others on the all to relatable pain points of modern dating and how to deal with these situations. Listen now »

Featured Stories

"Top 20 Dating Terms you need to know now"

By the Date/able team

From the classics to Date/able originals, we got you covered: Fluffer - The unfortunate person who prepares people for actual relationships, but doesn’t end up in a relationship him/herself. Daterview: A date that feels more like a job interview..

"Date Who Ever The Hell You Want"

By Ketan Anjaria

I’m writing this because recently there has been a spat of articles attempting to teach what kind of man or women you should or should not date. I won’t link to them because that kind of immature dribble doesn’t need more promotion but I had to get...

"You Can’t Spell San Francisco Without a Few Exes"

By Broke-Ass Stuart

You can’t spell San Francisco without a few exes. From the person you had a one-night stand with six years ago, to the one who suddenly stopped texting you after dating for a couple months, to the person you loved so completely...

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