Barbie Does Dating is here to help you navigate the joys and horrors of dating in the modern world with stories, humor, guest hosts and even the occasional piece of good advice, all from people who just happen to be Latter-day Saints (Mormon). With hosts Barbie Berg, Steve Soelberg, and Nick Galieti, and long with a group of friends and specialists along the way.
Listen as the eternally single collaborate with the happily married as they lament the woes of dating profiles and staying relevant in the midst of a world consumed by technology.
Bad Dating Stories Mini-sode #1
The first episode in our new mini-sode's is on bad dates! Join Barbie, Steve, and Nick as they share some of the funniest and most bizarre dating stories in rapid fashion.
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16/05/2023 • 19 minutes 2 seconds
Dating during COVID
Dating during COVID is a super complex and the very virtual experience. How do you meet people while stuck on zoom? Should you wait to date till this all blows over? This is our first video zoom podcast episode with Steve and Barbie, as well as Dating Coaches Kristin Sokol and Lauren Hardenbrook. Does COVID […]
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07/05/2020 • 38 minutes 34 seconds
Take a Hint! w/ Barry Wilcox
Have you ever wanted to date someone, or stop dating someone, and they just can’t take the hint? We all have, so we decided to share stories about experiences when people drop hints–so how to take a hint, and who to offer them a hint. The trio of Steve, Nick, and Barbie are joined again […]
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17/11/2019 • 44 minutes 16 seconds
Dating with a Disability w/Barry Wilcox
Barry Wilcox is our guest to discuss what his dating life is like being in a wheelchair. Meet an awesome guy that Barbie crushes on the entire time. Oh yeah, Steve and Nick are there too 😉
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07/11/2019 • 45 minutes 33 seconds
New and Creative Dating Ideas w/Kylee Shields
Are you looking for the latest and greatest in dating? Out-of-the-box dating ideas that you can use in your dating efforts. Steve, Nick, and Barbie are joined by Kylee Shields to discuss the latest apps and ideas.
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27/08/2019 • 44 minutes 18 seconds
Dating after heartbreak w/Kylee Shields
Heartbreak is common. In fact, even its even more common than not when it comes to dating. So how do you get over that, how to learn from heartbreak rather than being crushed by it? Steve, Nick, and Barbie are joined again by therapist Kylee Shields.
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17/08/2019 • 47 minutes 7 seconds
Dating in your 30’s and 40’s w/Kylee Shields
Dating in your 30’s and 40’s is a different beast than dating when you are in your 20’s. What are the challenges and upsides? We are joined this episode by guest Kylee Shields, author of Make it happen: A guide to Happiness for LDS Singles. Get some great practical advice from the experience of our guest […]
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07/08/2019 • 48 minutes 23 seconds
Safety in Dating w/Shawn Rapier
What to do and what not to do when it comes to being safe in dating. There are some funny stories, but will also be a little more serious as this is something to be concerned about when doing modern-day, online dating. Steve, Nick and Barbie are joined by Shawn Rapier again.
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27/07/2019 • 57 minutes
Single Amnesia w/Shawn Rapier
Do married people get single amnesia? Does it sort of bug you when they do? Steve and Barbie (the singles) are joined by Nick Galieti and Shawn Rapier (the marrieds) to discuss what happens with those married people that just (annoyingly) act soooo different when they get married. Fun, and funny, this is good stuff.
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17/07/2019 • 36 minutes 25 seconds
Women Behaving Badly w/ Shawn Rapier
What happens when you date someone that a little obsessed, a little crazy, a little poorly behaved? Guest Comedian and podcaster, Shawn Rapier, joins Steve, Nick, and Barbie to talk about stories of what happens when women behave badly in dating. Hillarious, and practical, you won’t want to miss this.
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07/07/2019 • 48 minutes 45 seconds
Don’t wait till you’re perfect
There are many ways in which we set thresholds or waiting to be perfect, before going out and dating. Do you need to lose weight before dating? Do you need to have the perfect job before dating? Why do we set those rules for dating? Is that something we should do? Steve Soelberg, Nick Galieti, […]
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01/07/2019 • 40 minutes 56 seconds
Bad advertising in Dating
Let’s face it, there is some bad advertising going on in the dating world. We review some principles of what to do with your online dating profile. There are some hilarious stories, one of our best episodes yet. Steve, Nick and Barbie, are joined again by Heidi (Nick’s wife).
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17/06/2019 • 42 minutes 40 seconds
What’s your one quality?
Join Steve Soelberg, Nick Galieti and Barbie Berg along with a special guest, Heidi (Nick’s wife!). She never appears on podcasts so this is a special treat. We discuss the various qualities we consider the most important in finding a mate.
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07/06/2019 • 38 minutes 49 seconds
Independent Women revisited
Barbie and Steve revisit the idea and topic of Independent Women. What does it mean, what did Barbie mean? How is it hard for independent women to date.
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27/03/2019 • 34 minutes 54 seconds
Kissing Stories #2
Back by popular demand, more kissing stories from our trio of Steve Soelberg, Nick Galieti, and Barbie Berg! Listen to the stories from our listeners and social media. You will laugh and you will be slightly grossed out–all in good fun.
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14/03/2019 • 30 minutes 25 seconds
Dealing with dating burnout
Everyone has dating burnout…well anyone who dated for years. How do you navigate the dating world when you are tired of the dating world. Find the motivation to keep going in positive and fun ways. Join Steve Soelberg, Nick Galieti and Barbie Berg.
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07/03/2019 • 36 minutes 37 seconds
30 Day Dating Challenge – Up your dating game!
The Barbie Does Dating Podcast 30 Day Dating Challenge is a way a select group of people are choosing to up their dating game. Learn about what the challenge is, and how it's going!
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25/01/2019 • 33 minutes 47 seconds
Are Strong, Independent Women Intimidating?
Are strong, independent women too intimidating to date? Some strong independent women think so.
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17/01/2019 • 56 minutes 22 seconds
Accountability in Dating
Follow-up episode within our 30-day dating challenge. We discuss the idea and role of being accountable for dating. How to have courage in the dating process where you learn to not give up, but owning what you are doing–good and bad.
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07/01/2019 • 36 minutes 51 seconds
Dating Coaches: Lauren Hardenbrook and Kristin Sokol
Dating Coaches Lauren Hardenbrook and Kristin Sokol share some thoughts on common mistakes people make in dating.
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27/12/2018 • 53 minutes 43 seconds
Dating During the Holidays – Avoid the Christmas Depression
Dating during the holidays can be a time of great rejoicing, romantic expectations being met, or it can be depressing, lonely, and sad. In this episode, Barbie, Steve, and Nick talk about dating during the holidays, as well as ways to avoid feeling that single-time blues.
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14/12/2018 • 30 minutes 56 seconds
Dating as or with a return missionary
Dating as or with a Return Missionary is a very real part of the readjusting process for those finishing a full-time mission. For those that haven’t served a mission, dating a return missionary can be an adjustment, if not a unique experience. This episode is a great resource for making it through the dating process […]
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07/12/2018 • 45 minutes 42 seconds
Story Time Episode – “The date was good until _______”
Dating stories are fun. Listeners to the podcast and fans on social media share dating stories based on the premise "The date was good (or fine) until ___________________(fill in the blank)."
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06/12/2018 • 28 minutes 32 seconds
Online Dating – First Impressions
How important is a first impression when it comes to dating apps? And what are things we love and hate to see? We will give you all the info!
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20/11/2018 • 45 minutes 52 seconds
Episode 3 – What’s Creepy?
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06/11/2018 • 30 minutes 15 seconds
Episode 2 – Do Similar Hobbies Matter?
On this episode we will discuss if having similar hobbies really matters in dating, and in marriage. Can you guess the main reason Barbie gets rejected on dating sites?? And don't forget to listen for Nick's weekly sage wisdom, it's good.
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31/10/2018 • 31 minutes 6 seconds
Episode 1 – Getting to know each other – Barbie Does Dating Podcast!
Welcome to this the first episode of the Barbie Does Dating Podcast! Consider this our first date. In this episode you get a chance to learn about the host, Barbie Berg, as well as co-host, standup comedian, Steven Soelberg, and producer, Nick Galieti.
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