January 8, 2020

Taking A Break

We are so thankful for our listeners around the world who have followed us on this journey for the past year. We had the opportunity to release close to 40 episodes discussing a diverse range of topics. Thanks for all of your support, it's been an absolute blast! As a result of scheduling changes as Katie and I start new jobs, we have to take a bit of a break from the podcast for now, which we discuss more in the episode. In the episode we also reflect on this incredible past year and the topics we covered. We hope to be back releasing episodes at some point this year and discuss some ideas we have for the podcast moving forward. Let us know your thoughts and make sure to follow us on social media for any updates – Instagram: @isthisadulthood and Twitter: @ITA_Podcast. 

Even though you may be on the naughty list this year, Katie and Ryan are making sure you get a brand new episode of the podcast from us instead of coal this Christmas. We are spending the holidays taking a trip down memory lane to discuss our childhood and how it differs to how today's youth are being brought up. 

December 11, 2019

Modern Romance

Katie and Ryan explore dating in the modern age – including long distance dating, a new versions of ghosting (Orbiting and Paper Clipping) and sending intimate pics. Plus, Ryan chats about his experience with the paid versions of Tinder and Bumble. 

November 27, 2019

Love Languages

What is your love language? Do you express or experience love through the love language of receiving gifts, quality time, words of affirmation, acts of service (devotion) or physical touch? Based on the Gary Chapman book "The Five Love Languages", Katie and Ryan discuss which love languages they relate to and what it all means.

Ivanna Hreshchuk is back with Katie and Ryan – this time to talk about her social media cleanse and how it was signing off the 'gram for a few weeks. The trio also do a deep dive into Reddit's "Instagram Reality" which puts the magnifying glass on posts which seemingly are so edited they distort how the people in the photos actually look in real life.  Ivanna and Ryan's opinions are quite different on this one, with Katie in the middle. 

Katie and Ryan unearth a never-before-heard episode from December 2018 where they discussed their resolutions for the New Year 2019. A whole 10 months later, they look back and see whether they have accomplished their resolutions or not. Their resolutions include everything from weight loss and career goals to learning new skills and having a new perspective on dating. 

October 16, 2019

Social Media while Dating

Today's generation has one more thing to think about while dating: social media. Your two sassiest and classiest podcast hosts around are back! And they're talking about two of their favourite topics – love and social media. Do you expect the person you're dating to make things Instagram official? After a break up, how long do you wait until you delete the photos of you two on social media? Do you stay friends with your exes online? The duo explore it all!  

October 2, 2019

Possessive and Proud

Katie is back from London, U.K. – while Ryan just got back from London, Ontario... with stories to tell! Spoiler alert: the stories include awkward dancing, bringing portable Wifi to a nightclub and flirting through Google translate. In this episode, the dynamic duo discuss being super into someone you're dating and why if they're the right one they should be proud of that. 

September 18, 2019

Millennial Speed Round 2

In round two of millennial speed round, the dynamic duo discuss Generation Y trends and their thoughts on them – everything from man buns and condo-living to tattoos and piercings. 

September 4, 2019

Double Standards

Katie and Ryan look at societal double standards among millennial men and women. The duo analyze everything from thirst trap Instagram posts to the pay gap in Canada.  Plus, the pair talk about whether they would take on their partner's last name one day. 

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