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U Up?

U Up? is the definitive modern dating podcast presented by Betches co-founder Jordana Abraham and comedian Jared Freid, where they discuss their take on the ebbs and flows of the crazy dating world we live in. From interpreting dating app interactions and weird sexual encounters, to defining the relationship and everything in between, they’re here to make sure you don’t die alone. For more fun dating commentary, polls, and bonus content, follow @u.up.podcast on Instagram.

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Subscribe to U Up? With Benefits now!

It’s the same U Up? podcast you know and love, with a ton of added perks. Become a friend (with benefits) of the podcast and subscribe to receive early release and ad-free versions of all our new episodes, plus bonus subscriber-only episodes.

What does my U Up? With Benefits subscription include?

All new release episodes of the podcast are available ad-free, and will arrive in your podcast feed the day before they are released to non-subscribers. Get in early to avoid that FOMO! Plus, you’ll get two exclusive bonus episodes each month.

Are you taking anything away from the old U Up? podcast feed?

Nope! All the same old U Up? episodes are available for non-subscribers.

How do I subscribe on Apple Podcasts?

Simply go to the usual U Up? channel on the Apple Podcast app and click the subscribe button. Simple as that!

How do I subscribe on Spotify?

Go to this Spotify subscription page to find the U Up? With Benefits podcast feed on Spotify. One you’ve subscribed, you’ll be able to access all the subscriber benefits in your Spotify app.

When are the usual U Up? episodes made available for subscribers?

Our usual Wednesday and Sunday episodes are available a day early. In some cases these episodes may arrive mid-day (due to publishing constraints within the Apple and Spotify platforms) but rest assured that you’ll be the first to hear Jared and Jordana as soon as they’re available.

How often are the exclusive subscriber-only bonus episodes released?

The two bonus episodes arrive in your podcast feed on the first and third Monday of each month. This stuff is juicy, so be sure to keep an eye out for it.

What should I do if the latest early-release episode doesn’t appear in my feed?

Episodes are scheduled for release a day early, but in some cases they may not land in your podcast feed a full 24 hours ahead of their scheduled release (due to publishing constraints within the Apple and Spotify platforms). We suggest refreshing your podcast feed on early release days, but most should be available by mid-day for early listening.

What happens if I want to cancel my subscription?

We hate to see you go, but we know this doesn’t truly mean goodbye. If you want to cancel your subscription on Apple, simply go to this Apple landing page and follow the instructions on your device. To cancel a Spotify subscription, navigate to this Spotify support link and follow the instruction at the bottom of the page.

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Our Hosts

Jordana Abraham

Jordana Abraham is a cofounder and Chief Innovation Officer of Betches who enjoys dispensing advice on all things relationships. In her free time she can be found roasting Christmas trees and watching very bad reality TV. She also co-hosts U Up?, @Betches, and Oversharing.

Jared Freid

Jared Freid is a New York City based comedian who sounds like he’s screaming but he’s just really excited to dive into your dating issues!

Where to Start

Is Ambition A Valid Reason For A Breakup?

On this week’s episode, Jared and Jordana start with a discussion about how girls' trips evolve as you grow up and a TikTok poking fun at men who say they want someone who “doesn’t take life too seriously” on the dating apps. The first emailer asks if her boyfriend is a deadbeat or if she’s being too hard on him. Are lifestyle differences a deal breaker? The Awkward Sexual Encounter involves a repeat offense. Later, a listener asks if she has to justify her texting style to guys who interpret her slow responses as lack of interest. J&J finish the episode with a round of Faux Pas or Nah about expensive tabs, dog behavior, and fart etiquette. Check out our latest promo codes here: https://betches.com/promos Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Why Can't I Commit To A Fifth Date? (Jared's Oversharing Therapy Session)

Don't miss this special crossover episode between Oversharing and the U Up? podcast. To hear the full episode and enjoy more great Oversharing content go to: https://betches.co/jared In an Oversharing first, Jordana invites her Jared on for a dating therapy session with her sister, Dr. Naomi. They walk through Jared’s dating challenges, including why it’s so hard to get past the first few dates, and where his mind goes to when it’s time to end things. Plus, they talk about his dating habits and history, how his role as a podcast host affects his decision-making, and whether or not people are as upset about ending things after 3 dates as they are after 3 months.  Check out our latest promo codes here: https://betches.com/promos Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Problem With Being Comfy

We love a Sunday Special, and this week, Jared is in his Samantha Jones era. This week’s email comes from a guy getting mixed signals from a barista. She keeps saying they should hang out, but when he tries to make plans, she flakes. Why even bring it up in the first place? Plus, J&J talk about the problem with being a people pleaser in dating. Check out our latest promo codes here: https://betches.com/promos Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Our Reviews

Great Chemistry and Advice

I’ve been listening to J&J for a while and I love not only their relationship advice, but also their humor and chemistry with each other. I often find myself laughing out loud with them and enjoy their banter together and with guests.

Laugh till you cramp!

J and J—thank you for the words of wisdom. Please keep the advice coming! Your dynamic together is amazing!

Amazing Podcast

If you are dating in your 20s and 30s, you have to listen to this podcast. I’ve learned so much about the male species from Jared! It is super helpful!!

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