Steady Retired


Steady is a call-in show that tackles dating and relationship advice in the digital age. Virginia helps callers demystify Tinder, texting, and other tricky topics. She's friendly and approachable, but will yell at you for posting bathroom mirror selfies in your dating profile. Call in live at 8 ET on Thursdays at 512-518-5714, leave a voicemail at 512-766-LOVE (5683), or write in!

Hosted by Virginia Roberts.

#10: I'm 5'5" and I Mean It

June 8, 2015 at 4:30PM • 49 minutes

Virginia talks with Andrew Moudry about online dating to beat depression and Coffee Meets Bagel, plus the Eternal Flakeout Cycle and what we can do about it!

#9: Left Ungoogled

May 29, 2015 at 2:15PM • 49 minutes

Virginia talks with Lindsay Blackwell about Googling your dates. Should you? For what information? What should you conclude from the results? What about Googling pictures? Is there a way to remain un-Google-able? All this and more!

#8: Permission to Nudge

May 27, 2015 at 3:30PM • 35 minutes

Virginia takes on listener questions about what to do when you come across the profile of someone you know and fancy in real life! Plus, we discuss relationship ruts and how we can use fancy tech startups to get more time for reconnecting with our sweeties. Lastly, we strategize about OkCupid's mysterious match questions, and how many you need to answer!

#7: Username: "MykeHurley"

May 18, 2015 at 4:00PM • 54 minutes

Virginia chats with Myke Hurley of about how he met his girlfriend via OkCupid. They discuss usernames, who writes to whom, the stress of creating a profile, when to delete one's online dating account, and much more!

#6: A Quagmire of Awkwardness

May 11, 2015 at 12:00PM • 35 minutes

Virginia tackles questions about awkward icebreakers, obviously automated OkCupid messages, grammar mistakes in online dating, and communicating a desire for polyamory.

#5: Stefan, Continued

April 30, 2015 at 12:15PM • 46 minutes

Virginia gets into in-depth follow up from Stefan's voicemail last week. They tackle online dating nuances, speed dating, chatting with folks in bars, and barternatives. Plus, we hear how Virginia met her husband!

#4: Episode 4

April 24, 2015 at 3:15PM • 36 minutes

Virginia takes a voicemail from a caller who quit smoking and has trouble working that into his love life, plus questions about OkCupid, marrying ministers, and the StartUp Podcast season about online dating startup The Dating Ring.

#3: You Have to Tell a Story

April 3, 2015 at 4:15PM • 52 minutes

Virginia takes a call from a guy with a bad Lulu review, and answers questions about breakups and OkCupid.

#2: It May Be Too Vague

April 2, 2015 at 7:30PM • 53 minutes

Virginia talks about her own experience as a caller on an advice show, and welcomes questions via Twitter or email. She tackles a Twitter question about whether it's OK to have other people in your online dating pictures. Finally, afwaller calls in to ask about dinners, paying the check, pre-date communication, logistics, expectations, and a whole lot more about how to date in the modern age.

#1: You Can Text in the Bathtub

March 27, 2015 at 7:00PM • 34 minutes

Virginia takes calls from a single guy frustrated by writing online dating messages, a single gal sick of spending her time trying to meet strangers in front of a computer, and a married guy trying to find his romantic stride while he and his wife spend their free time working on their creative side businesses.