Love In the Time of Coronavirus : It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders Sam hears listener stories and expert tips on virtual dating and maintaining relationships in the coronavirus era. He's joined by Lane Moore, comedian and host of Tinder Live, and Damona Hoffman, a dating and relationship coach and host of the podcast Dates & Mates with Damona Hoffman. Damona also shares questions from her podcast listeners.
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Love And Coronavirus

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Love And Coronavirus

Love And Coronavirus

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What happens to romance — when a coronavirus pandemic stops the world? Dating apps like Tinder and Bumble report the length of user conversations and and number of messages have both gone up since shelter-in-place orders went into effect.

Sam digs into love in the time of the coronavirus outbreak with Lane Moore, comedian and host of Tinder Live, who talks about the trials of online dating right now. He also chats with Damona Hoffman, host of the podcast Dates & Mates with Damona Hoffman, who provides expert tips on maintaining a relationship in quarantine. We also take questions and hear stories from It's Been a Minute and Dates & Mates listeners.

Head to Life Kit for more tips on online dating and maintaining a relationship during a global pandemic.

Anjuli Sastry produced and Jordana Hochman edited this episode for broadcast.