The Dating Up Podcast

On the Dating Up Podcast, hosts Becky Sampson and Jeff Snider talk to real people about real issues. Guests include experts in the fields of online dating, relationships, security, and a vast array of other topics relevant to people in the online dating world. Check out to see the Dating Up difference.
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Dec 30, 2015
Carole Brody Fleet: Life, Loss, & Love

In this episode, host Becky Sampson talks to Carole Brody Fleet, a best-selling author, instructor, and motivational speaker. Carole is an expert in grief, loss, and adversity recovery, and in this episode, she tells her story and how she got to where she is. She is inspirational, entertaining, and fascinating, and we hope you enjoy this interview.

BIO: Carole Brody Fleet is the multi-award winning author of the #1 ranked new release in its genre,“When Bad Things Happen to Good Women…” (Viva Editions, January, 2016). She is also the author of “Happily EVEN After... "(Viva Editions); winner of the prestigious Books for a Better Life Award, one of the top national awards in publishing; as well as the critically praised, national bestseller, "Widows Wear Stilettos..." (New Horizon Press). Carole is additionally the author and executive producer of the best selling spoken-word CD, entitled, "Widows Wear Stilettos: What Now?"

You can follow Carole on Twitter or on Facebook.

Dec 23, 2015
Gerald Rogers: The Marriage Advice I Wish I Would've Had

Host Becky Sampson talks with Gerald Rogers. Gerald went viral in 2013 when, after his divorce from his wife of 16 years, he posted on Facebook, "MARRIAGE ADVICE I WISH I WOULD HAVE HAD." It included 20 points of advice for husbands, most of which are applicable to wives also.

Gerald is a bestselling author, transformational leader, speaker, and coach who has trained thousands of individuals how to discover their purpose, step into their power, and live with passion.

His commitment is to leading and inspiring individuals to AWAKEN to their Divine Authentic Power and to EMPOWER them to Live BIG.

You can find Gerald on Facebook at or on Twitter at

Dec 16, 2015
Michelle Jacoby: DC Matchmaker shares Secrets for Dating Success

Michelle Jacoby is the owner of DC Matchmaking, a "discreet upscale matchmaking company for attractive, successful, commitment-minded singles in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia."

Michelle's motivations in starting her matchmaking company were similar to the motivations behind Dating Up: too much frustration with traditional dating.

Host Becky Sampson talks to Michelle about how she got into matchmaking and a ton a interesting insights about dating in general.

Visit Michelle's website at or follow her on Twitter at @DCMatchmaking.

Dec 9, 2015
Jonathon Aslay: Understanding Men Now

Jonathon Aslay is a dating expert who uses his knowledge of the male brain to assist women in "finding that seemingly elusive man with whom they can have both compatibility and passion."

In this episode, Becky takes a peek into Jonathon's area of expertise and has an interesting, entertaining discussion about dating. You are sure to enjoy this episode.

Learn more about Jonathon Aslay at his website:

Follow Jonathon on Twitter at @jonathonaslay


Dec 2, 2015
Carolyn Moor: Get Ready for Chapter Two: Love After Widowhood

In episode 6, host Becky Sampson talks to Carolyn Moor, executive director and founder of Modern Widows Club, "a nonprofit leading a movement to enable and empower widows to become mentors, leaders, advocates, and builders of local communities."

About our guest: Carolyn Moor is leading a movement to liberate and empower women in widowhood; to become mentors, leaders, advocates & build communities to give back and therefore make a positive difference in society. She is the founder, executive director, and visionary behind the nonprofit Modern Widows Club, as well as a recognized consultant and expert who has mentored thousands of widows.

Carolyn has been featured in a number of television, online, and print publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, the Oprah Winfrey Show, TLC, and NPR.

Please enjoy this in-depth interview with a fascinating, inspiring woman.

Follow Carolyn Moor on Twitter at, or visit her website at