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dating: a survival guide  

Sami Lukis, Alexandra Tweten and FlexMami

Orbiting, ghosting and being left on read... navigating the world of modern dating can be overwhelming, no matter what your age. 

Hosted by Myffy Rigby.

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“Online dating is just like regular dating - if it had been sprinkled with radioactive dust and left out in the sun to get bigger, louder and warped.”

Olga Khazan

the nitty gritty of modern dating 

With fewer people in Australia getting married and a rising divorce rate, there are more of us swiping left than ever before. Technology and dating apps have changed the dating landscape, from dick picks to breadcrumbing...  it's a jungle out there.

We bring together a collection of women spanning the generations to discuss the highs and lows of modern relationships. Join Bye Felipe's Alexandra Tweten and Sami Lukis as they discuss the nitty gritty of what it's like to date today.

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Alexandra Tweten  

Alexandra Tweten is the creator of the viral Instagram account @ByeFelipe and the author of Bye Felipe: Disses, Dick Pics, and Other Delights of Modern Dating (Running Press, 2018). The Atlantic dubbed her a "Feminist-Tinder-Creep- Busting Web Vigilante” for calling out men who turn hostile when rejected or ignored. Tweten co-hosts the V Single Podcast and has been a guest speaker at universities, the L.A. Museum of Broken Relationships, and the Sexting Art Festival in NY. She lives in Los Angeles, California.


Sami Lukis

Sami Lukis is one of Australia’s most versatile media personalities, with a career spanning more than twenty years as a television presenter, radio host, journalist and commentator.  In 2018 Sami published her first book 'Romantically Challenged', a comedic look at her 30-year disastrous dating dossier, through Penguin Random House. She also launched a podcast of the same name on PodcastOne, discussing sex and dating for over 40s and she regularly writes about modern dating for various publications.

 

FlexMami

Lillian Ahenkan/FlexMami has established herself as an integral part of Australia's youth and urban culture, since 2015. As the ultimate multidisciplinary millennial in media, her experience in television presenting (MTV Presenter), interviews, radio hosting, writing, music, beauty and fashion are well sought after. Carving out her career with her much-loved DJ-ing prowess, she refuses to be limited by the confines of the music industry. She's especially passionate on bringing conversations surrounding identity and intersectionality to mainstream environments - all about making sure everyone has the tools necessary to glow up.

More about Myffy Rigby 

Myffy Rigby is the Editor of Fairfax Media's National Good Food Guide, features writer for the Age and the SMH and contributes a weekly column for Good Food. When not eating in restaurants for work, she is eating in restaurants for fun.

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