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The Kansas City Dating Scene

Bring on the chocolates, teddy bears and red roses, Valentine's Day is on Friday. Does the holiday make your heart sing or does it make your eyes roll? Today we talk about dating in Kansas City, which has been ranked one of the worst places to find a partner.


  • Michelle MacBain, researcher and advisor on healthy sexuality and relationships, author of michellemacbain.com
  • Damon Smith, former dating columnist for Ink magazine
  • Andrea Silenzi, managing director of the Free Music Archive at WFMU in Jersey City, creator and host of Why Oh Why? and former producer of Central Standard 
Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer, Media Training Manager and now the Community Engagement Manager at KCUR. You can reach him at Matthew@kcur.org, or on Twitter @MLMIndustries.