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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May 25, 2016
Alisa Goodwin Snell: It's Not You -- It's Your Technique

Alisa Goodwin Snell joins the podcast to talk about some of the nitty gritty details of finding and keeping love in your life.

Alisa Goodwin Snell has a masters degree in marriage and family therapy and 17 years of experience in performing individual and marital counseling. Alisa is the author of 7 books, 4 DVDs, and numerous audios. She is the creator of the It’s Not You—It’s Your Technique dating system and the Lasting Love Academy membership site. Alisa has been on over 90 TV and radio programs nationwide and is a sought out public speaker.

May 18, 2016
Kelly Seal: Do You Really Know What You Want When it Comes to Love?

Dating blogger and author Kelly Seal joins Becky to talk about the key to getting what you want in love and dating: knowing what you want in the first place.

Kelly Seal is a writer, award-winning dating blogger and author of the new book Date Expectations: A Guide to Changing Your Dating Life and Finding Real Love.

Kelly’s passion is helping people move forward into fulfilling relationships, no matter what stage they are in their lives – recent college grads looking to meet more people, women and men with successful careers looking for a committed relationship, or divorced singles looking for a second (or third!) chance at love.

May 11, 2016
Dr. Diana Kirschner: The Most Important Thing to Do to Find Your Soul Mate

Dr. Diana Kirschner joins Becky to discuss how to go about finding your soul mate. This episode is full of practical tips and a very special offer (see below).

PBS Love expert, psychologist, and bestselling author Diana Kirschner, Ph.D. has helped thousands of singles and couples to find the relationships of their dreams. Along with her team of expert Love Mentor® and dating coaches, she uses a unique approach to empower women by phone/Skype all over the world to heal from heartbreak and find lasting love. Dr. Diana is the author of the new books, Find Your Soulmate Online in 6 Simple Steps and 30 Days to Love; the relationship advice book, Sealing the Deal: The Love Mentor’s Guide to Lasting Love; and the bestselling dating book, Love in 90 Days, which is the basis for her one-woman PBS TV Show Finding Your Own True Love.

Diana is offering a free coaching session to listeners of the Dating Up podcast. To claim your free session, go to, click on the "Coaching" tab, and put "Dating Up sent me" at the bottom of the form.

May 4, 2016
Shayne Chance: Setting and Holding Boundaries in Dating

Educator and author Shayne Chance joins Becky to talk about the importance of setting boundaries in dating and how to go about it.

A native of Utah and a former victim (turned victorious!), Shayne is an entertaining educator and author in the world of life protection. One of her greatest personal accomplishments involves the creation and implementation of a 3-hour training seminar surrounding women’s self-defense called, Victim or Victor? It has been followed up with a second training called, Dating the Enemy, Identifying the Predatory Interview, which helps women determine if they are being targeted for assault.