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Ep. 19 - Droll

On episode 19, Droll, we open up on the importance of humor and laughter in dating.

Funny is sexy for sure. A sense of humor can go a long way in our love life. It can melt a cold heart, disarm a tense situation, and break the ice when meeting the first time. A sense of humor can be part of a healthy relationship or it can get in the way of getting closer.

Abe Normal fills in as a guest co-host while our beloved Brooklyn Steele is out for this episode. Max is no longer on the date apps for now but is still talking to a guy he met online. Will they meet now that sheltering in place has ceased? Beau recounts camping, go-karts, hookups, and clowns. Abe and his girl start to venture out in Dallas again and encounter rowdy SMU students during their date.

Guest: Ursula Roach from Dallas is our guest dating guru.

Dating Book/Article Review: "Why Your Sense of Humor Is Crucial to Your Dating Success" from Psychology Today.

Call to Action: Many say that laughter is the best medicine. It can relieve stress, relax the body and it can even protect the heart.  Laughter, and a sense of humor, is a double edge sword.  Will we use it to be ourselves and connect with others by laughing, being vulnerable, and intimate? Or will we use our sense of humor to keep others and ourselves at a distance?  The choice is yours.

Episode Quote:

“Give up being right.  Instead radiate peace, harmony, love, and laughter from your heart.” -Deepak Chopra

Shout Out: The episode’s shout out goes to fashion guru, lifestyle coach, and YouTuber DominickWhelton. DominickWhelton is a Los Angeles based social marketing creator and consultant with a focus on men’s fashion, wellness, and lifestyle. Dominick has a large following on YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook and he shares his experiences and gives advice by example when it comes to dating, love, and cultivating a healthy lifestyle.  Maxwell is a huge fan of Dominick and has been following him for years. Check out Dominick on YouTube and Instagram and visit him at

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Music featured on this episode:

Tidal Wave by Silent Partner

All Stars by Patrick Patrikios Patrick Jordan-Patrikios-Topic on YouTube

Hollow Balls by Cxdy, Cxdy on YouTube

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