Dateology

Dateology

www.dateology.org
A Voice for Christian, Metropolitan Dating


Friendship & Dating
Sep 22 • 64 min
What about when your friend starts to seem oh so dateable? Join Candice and Matt as they discuss friendship and dating. Maybe the friend zone has more to it than first meets the eye. What if your next date might be with a friend from the past? Want to…
Attachment, Part 2
Aug 16 • 67 min
Back for part two of the conversation on Attachment Theory, Candice and Matt ask the important questions about attachment in dating: How would it actually if people who were psychologically secure dated one another? And how does the security of God help…
Attachment, Part 1
Jul 26 • 44 min
How do our early established patterns of relating affect how we date? Listen as Candice expertly teaches about the psychology of attachment. And listen as Matt tries to keep pace with her psychological wisdom! Referenced:How We Love by Milan and Kay…
Nugget: Boundaries
Jun 21 • 15 min
Sharing a quick nugget of wisdom (ain’t it so Christian to refer to bits of wisdom as “nuggets??”), Candice speaks from her psychological expertise about boundaries. What are appropriate emotional boundaries to keep in relationships? When is…
Exclusivity
May 31 • 57 min
How do you know when to get exclusive and when to keep it casual? Candice and Matt explore what goes into the conversation: “I want to be exclusive. How about you?” Plus, why not talk about Saved by the Bell and the Archie comics? Support us on Patreon!…
Singleness
Feb 22 • 59 min
Taking a slight detour from a show all about Christian dating, Candice and Matt discuss singleness. What makes it so difficult? Why’s it so beautiful? And hold on a sec… Jesus was single. That’s a game changer. Support us on Patreon! To see the tiers of…
Rejection
Feb 8 • 56 min
Candice and Matt chat about the reality of rejection and its foreboding presence in dating. What does it look like to let someone down easily, and how can connecting with Jesus help us handle the pain of rejection? Support us on Patreon! To see the tiers…
Meeting the Family
Jan 22 • 46 min
Candice and Matt discuss all that is amusing, strange, illuminating, and sometimes painful about meeting your partner’s family. And ultimately, they discover how as followers of Jesus, there is great opportunity for honor, redemption and writing a new…
City Survival (w/ Mark Scandrette)
Jan 8 • 59 min
Candice and Matt talk with Mark Scandrette about the many complexities of city life and how they can make dating relationships challenging — but not impossible! Mark has been doing Christian ministry in San Francisco for 22 years, so this an episode full…
Where Are You?
Dec 25, 2018 • 42 min
Candice and Matt return for the first episode of season 2! This episode is all about where to meet people. And the question they spend a good amount of time on is… where are YOU? To learn more about the show and to connect with Matt or Candice, visit…
The Culmination
Aug 30, 2018 • 36 min
How about we reflect on and celebrate some of what we’ve learned in a season 1 culmination? Join Candice and Matt as they enjoy a fun retrospective. Plus, they have a special word of blessing and gratitude for all their listeners. And… they announce a new…
The Conversation with Steve: Dating & Race
Aug 14, 2018 • 38 min
How do race, ethnicity, dating, and the Gospel all come together? Race is a complicated thing to talk about, and Candice, Matt, and their guest Steve discuss it all in this vulnerable and thoughtful conversation. Want to support us on Patreon? To see the…
The Serious Relationship
Jul 28, 2018 • 44 min
So the relationship is progressing… what happens now? In this episode, Candice and Matt talk about serious relationships and how they can trigger fears of intimacy and commitment. Plus, the team chats about how great it is to pray for God’s guidance as a…
The Attraction
Jul 16, 2018 • 62 min
Why are people drawn to one another? Join Candice and Matt as they talk about what tend to be attractive qualities and what theories explain attraction. Plus, they’ll consider how living according to a God-given calling might be one of the most attractive…
The Conversation with Emily
Jun 29, 2018 • 40 min
Ever had a crush on a friend? Or had a friend say they have a crush on you? Candice and Matt interview Emily, who shares her experience dating a longtime pal. Want to support us on Patreon? To see the tiers of support and perks for each one, visit…
The Conversation with Cale
Jun 16, 2018 • 47 min
What can we learn from Cale’s reflections on the end of a relationship? Join Matt and Candice as they chat with Cale about our tendencies toward selfishness in dating. Plus, what about that one wild date with the woman who enjoyed dining with the dead?…
The First One About Sex
Jun 1, 2018 • 51 min
When it comes to sex, what are the dynamics at play in Christian dating? Candice and Matt discuss sex from a few different angles — from intimacy to porn to celibacy and more. Also, as promised in the show, here are a few links to resources Candice and…
The Breakup
May 17, 2018 • 51 min
When the breakup happens, where do we go next? Candice and Matt talk about breakups — in the midst of the conversation and in the aftermath. There’s hope in knowing that God is always near to the brokenhearted. Want to support us on Patreon? To see the…
The Mess
Apr 19, 2018 • 32 min
What do you do when messy, broken stuff comes up in a dating relationship? Is it worth it to keep going? Candice and Matt talk about the brokenness that inevitably surfaces in every relationship, and how the good news of Jesus empowers us to persevere and…
The List
Apr 13, 2018 • 34 min
What’s on your list for the person you’re looking for? What’s a core item, what’s a preference, and how can you know the difference? Candice and Matt talk about ways that lists can be helpful (or unhelpful) and also the Gospel truths that empower us to…
The Dream
Apr 5, 2018 • 33 min
Growing up, did you have a dream about marriage? Candice and Matt discuss the various ideas we gather about romance and how they impact our approach to dating. What do we do when our dreams aren’t fulfilled? And what does it look like to audaciously hold…
The Ask
Mar 29, 2018 • 26 min
What are the best ways ask someone out, and when is the right time? Candice and Matt discuss their experiences and also some important factors to consider when asking someone out (or saying yes). What might it be like if we all had the courage and freedom…
The Pursuit
Mar 22, 2018 • 25 min
What does it mean to pursue someone, and what’s it like to be pursued? Candice and Matt share their experiences and thoughts on the kind of power dynamic that the pursuer/pursuee framework creates. Is there a different way that leads to deeper freedom,…
The Intro
Mar 16, 2018 • 18 min
Glad to have you! Get a glimpse of what the show will be like, topics we’ll cover, and learn about the hosts, Candice and Matt. Want to support us on Patreon? To see the tiers of support and perks for each one, visit https://www.patreon.com/dateology. To…