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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Jun 29, 2016
Brody & Antia Boyd: Three Keys to Find the Right Partner

Brody and Antia Boyd joined the podcast to discuss the keys to finding the right partner.

Antia Boyd has been helping single women all over the world to find the right man to share their life with quickly without loneliness, sadness or wasting any more time for over 10+ years. She studied Personality Psychology at U.C. Berkeley, has spoken on stages and radio shows all over California, and has led dozens of Soulmate Support Groups where most of the women there have attracted the right man for them! She now currently lives in the beautiful Bay Area of California with her loving & supportive husband Brody.

Broderick (Brody) Boyd has been helping single men all over the world to find the right woman to share their life with fast without fear, anxiety or rejection for over 12+ years. He has a degree in communications and interpersonal relationships, and for over a decade studied everything that he could get his hands on in the areas of women, dating & building great confidence & social skills without fear. He now also currently lives in the beautiful Bay Area with his beautiful, loving and supportive wife Antia.

Jun 22, 2016
Crista Beck: Ready to Find Love? You Need to Know What to Look For

Dating and relationship coach Crista Beck joins the podcast to discuss how to know what you're looking for when dating and searching for love.

Crista is a dating and relationship coach, writer, speaker and co-creator of the Jumpstart Your Heart Process™, specializing in helping people identify and release their hidden barriers to love and to become the kind of person that is open to love and to easily attract the partner of their dreams.

Crista primarily works one-on-one with people who strongly desire a fulfilling, soulful, and inspiring love, who are looking for a partner to walk through life with whom they can lean on for comfort, encouragement and support. Finding your soulmate can be an incredibly joyful experience and Crista wants to show you how.

Jun 15, 2016
Iris Benrubi: From Loneliness to Deeply Connected Love

Relationship expert and life coach Iris Benrubi joins the podcast to talk about how to take that step from loneliness to deeply connected love.

Iris Benrubi, a Mensan with a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology, is an inspirational and charismatic speaker and is renowned for her no-nonsense approach spiked with humor and wit. She has made guest appearances on Television shows including Slice TV and Women’s Network TV, and hosts the “Madly In Love Summit” now in its 9th season with participants from over 125 countries – a series of interviews with experts who teach you how to create deeply passionate and intimate loving relationships with yourself and with a partner. In her work as a Life Coach, Iris loves to work with women who have lost that loving feeling and teaches a woman how to understand and appreciate her man so that he can love, adore and cherish her and give her what she needs. She has traveled in 52 countries and backpacks almost yearly with her two adult children through South America. When she isn’t traveling, Iris enjoys riding her motorcycle, painting, dancing salsa and jumping trampoline.

Jun 8, 2016
Ronnie Ann Ryan: How to Stay Positive on the Dating Journey

Dating can sometimes be frustrating and draining. Dating coach Ronnie Ann Ryan joins the podcast to talk about how to stay positive even when things are hard.

For nearly 15 years, Dating Coach Ronnie Ann Ryan has worked with successful women who have a hot career, but a chilly love life. She shows you how to attract high-quality partners with easy, proven methods and radically simplifies understanding men to minimize frustration and confusion. Ronnie knows love is your destiny and has helped thousands overcome obstacles and attract love. She is the author of five books and has been featured by media around the world ABC, NBC, and Fox News, BBC, NPR, Huffington Post, eHarmony, and

Jun 1, 2016
Michelle Steinke-Baumgard: Mending While Blending

Michelle Steinke-Baumgard of One Fit Widow joins the podcast to talk about mending from the death of a spouse while at the same time blending with the family of a new spouse.

Michelle Steinke-Baumgard is an author for numerous publications, international motivational speaker, fitness coach, mother, and a re-married widow. After losing her husband Mitch in 2009, she turned to exercise as an outlet for grief and a way to handle stress. Michelle found it so powerful that she eventually quit her corporate job to become a fitness trainer. Since then Michelle has been featured in Fitness Magazine, Shape Magazine, contributed to articles for Prevention Magazine, The Huffington Post, and countless other media outlets. In addition to her virtual training business, Michelle recently launched her own nonprofit focused on helping widows and widowers complete bucket list dreams to honor their late spouses while moving boldly into their future. She also recently started the blog "Mending While Blending" to discuss the messy life of love the second time around.

Michelle is currently working on her first book for HarperCollins to be release in 2017 on using fitness as a grief coping mechanism.