The Women’s Podcast: Love in a time of Tinder

Journalist Tanya Sweeney and Mills & Boon author Karin Baine on modern romance

Photograph: iStock

Photograph: iStock

 

Is it time to repurpose romance?

On the latest episode of the Women’s Podcast, journalist Tanya Sweeney talks to Kathy Sheridan about Valentine’s Day, modern dating and why we need to be more generous with our romance, spreading it to all of our loved ones: friends, family and partners.

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In the second half of the show, Mills & Boon author Karin Baine explains the secret to writing romance novels.

The author, who admits that after nearly 25 years of marriage she and her husband still hold hands walking down the street, also talks about why replacing good old-fashioned courtship with Tinder dating just confuses younger people about what love really is.

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