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Dating. Relationships. Friendships.

It’s a mine field to navigate - especially when you are above 40 and have to start over again!

Join Relationship and Divorce Coach, Naomi Cao and resident “Single ‘girl’ about town” Louise Palmer, as they discuss all things relationships - Whether it’s being single and navigating the world of dating after being in a longterm relationship… Being in a committed relationship and balancing a career, kids (or pets!)… Or attempting to be Match Makers themselves for singles in  Sydney during their fun segment “PERFECT MATCH!”… Your two new BFF’s will be keeping it all real, whilst coming at ya with lots of fun and laughs along the way!

So grab a glass of wine or a cuppa, and join us for a natter fortnightly on Thursdays! 

Dating and Relationships in your 40’s has never been so… Funny!

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Editor - Chris Rulewski: https://www.fine2uned.com.au/?mibextid=Zxz2cZ

Music Composed By -  Danny Muller

Content Written & Produced By:
Naomi Cao & Louise Palmer 

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*PLEASE NOTE: TRIGGER WARNING – We discuss Miscarriages, and Mental Abuse in this episode. If this episode affects you or need additional help, we have listed contact numbers below where you can get help and support. In today’s episode: Naomi speaks on how important it is to recognise and understand when you are in a toxic relationship, and shares her OWN story in one of the hardest segments we’ve had to record in "Wifey Lifey"In "Lou's Dating Diary", Lou shares more about her dating life… which is still drier than the Sahara…so what better time to discuss sex toys and self-love (Yes folks… we mean THAT self love!) and BENNY HILL makes an unwelcome return!The Ladies ask the big question and continue to delve into ‘What does Consent mean in modern day dating?' in "Question Of The Week"Plus, hold on to your hats… WE ARE FINALLY BACK with another "PERFECT MATCH!" couple! Listen to both tell all about their blind date at Sydney's fabulous Bella Vista Hotel! Will Naomi and Lou finally get the fairytale ending they have been waiting for? All that and more, in today’s show!Production notes:Recorded at the The Hills Podcast and Video Room located at Bella Vista Hotel Edited by: Chris Rulewski Music by: Danny Müller Content Written &Produced By: Naomi Cao & Louise Palmer For those in need of assistance or information related to domestic violence in Australia and New South Wales, please find below some important contact information: 1800RESPECT (National Domestic Violence Helpline): 1800 737 732☎️ NSW Domestic Violence Line: 1800 656 463☎️ Domestic Violence Line - 1800 656 463 ☎️ Indigenous Women's Advice Line - 1800 810 784☎️ Women's Legal Advice Line - 1800 801 501☎️ NSW Sexual Violence Hotline - 1800 424 017☎️ Beyond blue -1300 22 4636☎️ Lifeline - 131 114☎️ Financial Consulting Australia -1800 007 007☎️ 13 Yarn - 13 92 76☎️ Child Protection Helpline -132 111☎️ These organizations are here to provide you with support, advice, and resources should you ever find yourself in a situation where you need assistance. Please join us for daily laughs and new friendships on our Facebook group or follow us on Instagram:Facebook:https://m.facebook.com/groups/sydney.friendz/?ref=share&mibextid=S66gvFInstagram: https://instagram.com/sydneyfriendz?igshid=OGQ5ZDc2ODk2ZA==  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It’s a virtual episode today - Naomi is in Sydney, holding down the “What They Said…!” empire, whilst Lou is trying her level best to score a date in Brisbane! In today’s episode! Naomi urges us to ‘bring the sexy back’ and to embrace having either a Mum or Dad bod in "Wifey Lifey"… Lou gives the run down on single life in Brisbane and shares if she managed to find someone crazy enough to date her in "Lou's Dating Diary"… In the first part of a special two parter, the Ladies explore the word ‘Consent’ and what it means in modern dating in – in "Question Of The Week"… And we meet another “PERFECT MATCH” Cou… Oh hang on… WE DON’T! Find out why Naomi & Lou are about to throw their hats out in despair at the Singles of Sydney in today’s show! Production notes: Recorded at the The Hills Podcast and Video Room located at Bella Vista Hotel Edited by: Chris Rulewski Music by: Danny Müller Content Written & Produced By: Naomi Cao & Louise Palmer Check out our Facebook group and come join THE HEARD! Chat about the show, our episodes, apply to be on PERFECT MATCH and also be the first to hear all about our latest news: https://www.facebook.com/whattheysaidpodcast?mibextid=tPfjzR Or follow us on Insta: https://www.instagram.com/whattheysaid_podcast?igsh=ZWNpYnhucW4zajQ5 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In today’s episode! Naomi shares how to navigate through arguments within relationships in ‘Wifey Lifey”… In "Lou's Dating Diary", Lou talks dating fatigue…. Man, its super exhausting! The Ladies ask the big question – “Is the ‘Bro and Sister Code’ still a thing” in "Question Of The Week" The spotlight is on the Jumper, we mean. Wooden Dragon in "Star-Crossed Lovers" … Plus, we DON’T meet another "PERFECT MATCH!" couple… Cos we couldn’t find no men to participate this week! However, Naomi and Lou may have a remedy for that… Let’s hope that no one gets arrested…! All that and more, in today’s show! Production notes:Recorded at the The Hills Podcast and Video Room located at Bella Vista Hotel Edited by: Chris Rulewski Music by: Danny Müller Content Written &Produced By: Naomi Cao & Louise PalmerCheck out our Facebook group and come join THE HEARD! Chat about the show, our episodes, apply to be on PERFECT MATCH and also be the first to hear all about our latest news: https://www.facebook.com/whattheysaidpodcast?mibextid=tPfjzR Or follow us on Insta: https://www.instagram.com/whattheysaid_podcast?igsh=ZWNpYnhucW4zajQ5  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
("And yes, I had to hear this Worm Guy story 9 times whilst editing this... *Shakes head*" - Editor, Chris) In today’s chockers, jammed packed episode! Naomi shares when is the best time to move in together and how to win at the ‘who gets to decorate’ game in "Wifey Lifey"… Lou gives her take on the art of saying ‘Thanks but no thanks’ and reiterates that bum fluff is not a thing in "Lou's Dating Diary"… The Ladies ask the big question – ‘Would you date someone at work?’ in "Question Of The Week"… Its a final overview on astrology as we come to the end of our deep dive into star signs in “Star-Crossed Lovers”… Plus, we meet another "PERFECT MATCH!" couple, who us tell all about their blind date at Sydney's fabulous Bella Vista Hotel!  Have Naomi and Lou found a couple that will finally get them their GOD DAMN HATS, GOD DAMN IT??!!!  All that and more, in today’s show Production notes:Recorded at the The Hills Podcast and Video Room located at Bella Vista Hotel Edited by: Chris Rulewski Music by: Danny Müller Content Written &Produced By: Naomi Cao & Louise PalmerCheck out our Facebook group and come join THE HEARD! Chat about the show, our episodes, apply to be on PERFECT MATCH and also be the first to hear all about our latest news: https://www.facebook.com/whattheysaidpodcast?mibextid=tPfjzR Or follow us on Insta: https://www.instagram.com/whattheysaid_podcast?igsh=ZWNpYnhucW4zajQ5See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Love is in the air - Lets hope we don't get copyrighted due to the ladies 'enthusiastic' singing of that song today ("I highly doubt it with THAT rendition...' - Editor Chris)! Whether you are Coupled-Up, or Single there is something for everyone in today’s bumper, chockers *insert Lou-ism here*, VALENTINES DAY SPECIAL! In today’s episode! Naomi shares how she and Mr Naomi Cao will be celebrating Valentines Day, and that will NOT include cleaning 1000's of rose petals in "Wifey Lifey"…Lou shares how self-love (Get your minds out of the gutter people... we don't mean THAT!!!) PLUS loving yourself first is more important than loving ANYONE else in "Lou's Dating Diary"… The Ladies ask the big question – ‘Is Valentines Day a commercial ripoff, or is there still a special meaning to it?'  to three guys: Resident Cheeky Lad about town - Andrew, General Manager of Bella Vista Hotel - Jimmy, AND the one, the only, MR NAOMI CAO in "Question Of The Week"…Our very own 'Mystic' Lou brings her Tarot and psychic talents to the forefront and gives all 12 zodiac signs a special LURVE reading - Will it all be chocolates, sexy time and roses, or will it just be WAR OF THE ROSES for some of our signs? Plus, we meet another "PERFECT MATCH!" couple, who us tell all about their blind date at Sydney's fabulous Bella Vista Hotel! Have Naomi and Lou found this week's blind daters THEIR special person this Valentines Day? All that and more, in today’s show! Check out our Facebook group and come join THE HEARD! Chat about the show, our episodes, apply to be on PERFECT MATCH, and also be first to hear all about our latest news - https://www.facebook.com/whattheysaidpodcast?mibextid=tPfjzR Or follow us on Insta -  https://www.instagram.com/whattheysaid_podcast?igsh=ZWNpYnhucW4zajQ5See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In today’s 'jammed-packed, chockers' episode! Naomi shares the best way of blending yours and a new partners ‘Family Traditions’ without it  causing tears and bloodshed in "Wifey Lifey"...In "Lou's Dating Diary", Lou gives her take on what makes a great first date location and it’s definitely not under a clock with a rose between your teeth in the wrong suburb...The Ladies ask the big question – ‘Is Ageism a thing when it comes to dating?' in "Question Of The Week"...The heat is being turned down a few notches in "Star-Crossed Lovers", as Naomi and Lou give a final overview on Fire signs Aries, Sagittarius and Leo... Plus, we meet another "PERFECT MATCH!" couple who tell all about their blind date at Sydney's fabulous Bella Vista Hotel! Will Naomi and Lou finally be able to fling rice and confetti as they tearfully watch this couple ride off into the sunset? (*Editor Chris – “Yeah, I wouldn’t bank on it folks…”) All that and more, in today’s show! Production notes:Recorded at the The Hills Podcast and Video Room located at Bella Vista Hotel Edited by: Chris Rulewski Music by: Danny Müller Content Written &Produced By: Naomi Cao & Louise PalmerCheck out our Facebook group and come join THE HEARD! Chat about the show, our episodes, apply to be on PERFECT MATCH and also be the first to hear all about our latest news: https://www.facebook.com/whattheysaidpodcast?mibextid=tPfjzR Or follow us on Insta: https://www.instagram.com/whattheysaid_podcast?igsh=ZWNpYnhucW4zajQ5See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Perfect Match date that leaves everyone in the Studio…SPEECHLESS!!! *WARNING: THIS EPISODE MAY CONTAIN VIEWS THAT MAY BE UPSETTING TO LISTENERS* Hold on to your hats because this episode is a rollercoaster! In today’s episode! Naomi gives her take on when is the right time to introduce a new partner to the most judgemental of them all – your FRIENDS in "Wifey Lifey"…Lou chats about all things regarding 2nd dates… Even though she has not been on one since the dawn of time, bless her in "Lou's Dating Diary"… The Ladies ask the big question – ‘When do you know when you are ready to date again' in "Question Of The Week"…The spotlight is on Sagittarius in "Star-Crossed Lovers" … Are they really all man or are just BEAST?! Plus, we meet another "PERFECT MATCH!" couple who tell all about their blind date at Sydney's fabulous Bella Vista Hotel! And boy, the ladies were not expecting to be left SPEECHLESS by it!Its safe to say that Naomi and Lou will NOT be buying hats for a wedding involving THIS couple any time soon! All that and more, in today’s show! Check out our Facebook group and come join THE HEARD! Chat about the show, our episodes, apply to be on PERFECT MATCH AND also be first to hear all about our latest news - https://www.facebook.com/whattheysaidpodcast?mibextid=tPfjzR Or follow us on Insta -  https://www.instagram.com/whattheysaid_podcast?igsh=ZWNpYnhucW4zajQ5See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Howdy folks... We are back!  Here we are, back for Season 2, and boy are we kicking it off in style! In today’s episode: Naomi gives her thoughts on when to take the plunge and go on holiday with your new partner in "Wifey Lifey"… Meanwhile in "Lou's Dating Diary", Lou shares her first date rituals, plus gives us an insight on how she’s really feeling about being set up on a blind date by Naomi... The Ladies ask the big question – “Are non-negotiable’s really ‘Non-negotiable’s' ?' in "Question Of The Week"… We give an overview on all things Leo in "Star-Crossed Lovers" - Are they really the Kings and Queens of the jungle, or are they just just big cuddly pussy cat… And in a VERY Special "PERFECT MATCH!" Lou finally meets her blind date that Naomi scoured high and low all over Sydney for! Find out all the dirty details of their date at the fabulous Bella Vista Hotel went, when we talk to Mr *potentially* LP! Has Naomi finally put the brakes on to Lou’s never ending car crash first dates, or will we find Lou running out the studio yelling “Gotta go, my house is on Fire!” All that and more, in today’s show!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A massive HAPPY NEW YEAR to you ALL - And we really are spoiling you with  ANOTHER HOUR LONG special episode (!!!)… In today’s bumper, chockers etc. etc. episode: Naomi shares how hectic her Christmas was and takes time out to reflect on how massive 2023 was for her in "Wifey Lifey" After the last episode where she was given a few home truths, it’s also reflection city for Lou in “Lou's Dating Diary"… We are joined in the studio by THE LADIES! Ashlee and Bettina share what SHE SAID…! Whilst reflecting on the world of dating and relationships in "Question Of The Week" In "Star-Crossed Lovers" the spotlight is now on Naomi! Renowned Sydney psychic, Sylie Anya is back to give Naomi a reflection of what may be in store for her in 2024 …. And after much, much, MUCH reflecting, the ladies feel it’s now the time to announce a new twist on  "PERFECT MATCH!” - We may have (or have not!) our very own Bachelorette on our hands! Hmmmmmmm, on reflection, have Naomi and Lou bitten off more than they can chew with their new lurrrrrrve project? All that and more, in this Special New Year's show! *See you all in mid January for Season 2!*See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Merry Christmas Everybody! In today’s special HOUR LONG episode (!!!): Naomi shares what she’ll be up to this Christmas which includes cooking a traditional turkey lunch for a cast of thousands, and shares crap present ideas in "Wifey Lifey" Lou brings on EX-tra special guest - her ex Jason! He dishes the dirt on what it’s REALLY like to date her and gives his 2 cents on who SHOULD be dating her(!) in “Lou's Dating Diary"… We are joined in the studio by THE LADS! Andrew, Anthony and John share what HE SAID…! With a no hold’s barred male perspective regarding dating and relationships in "Question Of The Week" In "Star-Crossed Lovers" the spotlight is on LOU! Renowned Sydney Psychic, Sylie Anya gives a 2024 love tarot reading to help her divert anymore dumpster fires, in a train wreck, in a plane crash that landed in a burning house first date catastrophes…. Plus, we get an update on one of our favourite "PERFECT MATCH!" couple’s, Clay and Maya, who let the ladies in on what happened AFTER their blind date at Bella Vista Hotel… Have Naomi and Lou help create a love story that can rival the mighty “Love Actually” this Christmas? All that and more, in today’s special show! P.S See you all in a couple of weeks time for our New Years Special!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In today’s episode: Naomi gives her thoughts on if we should still be paying attention to the thousands of “Dating Rules” out in the yonder in "Wifey Lifey" After her train train wreck last date, Lou has decided to take a sabbatical from dating but shares some of her tips on good conversation starters to all those still keeping the faith in it in "Lou's Dating Diary" The Ladies ask the big question – ‘Are our dating expectations realistic?' in "Question Of The Week" The spotlight is on Aries in "Star-Crossed Lovers" this week… Will they light your fire… Or will they burn your house down and leave your heart in a pile of ashes? Plus, we meet another "PERFECT MATCH!" couple who tell all about their blind date at Sydney's fabulous Bella Vista Hotel!  Can Naomi and Lou finally ring those Wedding Bells? All that and more, in today’s show!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In today’s episode! Naomi shares the importance of Sexy Time - oops, we mean - KEEPING THE ROMANCE alive in "Wifey Lifey"… Meanwhile in "Lou's Dating Diary", poor Lou is completely OVER IT as we somehow end up on sequel no.49274848 when it comes to over embellished profiles… The Ladies ask the big question – “Have Dating Apps Killed The Effort We Used To Make When Meeting A New Partner?' in "Question Of The Week"… We give a final overview and take our spotlight on water signs for a final deep dive  in "Star-Crossed Lovers" Plus, we meet another "PERFECT MATCH!" couple who tell all about their blind date at Sydney's fabulous Bella Vista Hotel…. Have Naomi and Lou finally found their Poster Couple for their new ‘Elite Match Making’ service for the discerning singles of Sydney?   Recorded at the The Hills Podcast and Video Room located at Bella Vista Hotel Editing by: Chris Rulewski Music by: Danny Müller Content Written and Produced By: Naomi Cao & Louise PalmerSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In today’s episode!Naomi shares how important the 'Three Month Rule" is, and explains to us all what its all about in "Wifey Lifey",Sit back, relax, put your feet up and grab a cup of cocoa (or in our case, a stiff drink) as Lou recounts a dating story with consequences in "Lou's Dating Diary"! The Ladies ask the big question – ‘How can we identify a Romance Scammer?' in "Question Of The Week"The spotlight is on Pisces  in "Star-Crossed Lovers" … Do still waters really run that deep? Plus, we meet another "PERFECT MATCH!" couple, who tell us all about their blind date at Sydney's fabulous Bella Vista Hotel! Can Naomi and Lou put a down payment on a swanky new office for their match-making business? All that and more, in today’s show! Production notes:Recorded at the The Hills Podcast and Video Room located at Bella Vista Hotel Edited by: Chris Rulewski Music by: Danny Müller Content Written &Produced By: Naomi Cao & Louise Palmer Join us for daily laughs and new friendships on our Facebook group:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61553460453379&mibextid=LQQJ4d Or follow us on Instagram:Instagram: https://instagram.com/sydneyfriendz?igshid=OGQ5ZDc2ODk2ZA==See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In today’s episode!Naomi shares how a deep friendship with your potential partner as well as having 2 double black belts in martial arts is the key to ongoing relationship success in "Wifey Lifey", Lou calls in the Ghostbusters for all the 'Ghoster’s' out there… as well as the Fire department for her dumpster fire of a recent date in "Lou's Dating Diary"!The Ladies ask the big question – ‘Can Men And Women Ever Be ‘Just’ Friends?' in "Question Of The Week"The spotlight is on Cancer in "Star-Crossed Lovers" … What does it really take to draw them out of their shell?!Plus, we meet another "PERFECT MATCH!" couple who tell all about their blind date at Sydney's fabulous Bella Vista Hotel!Can Naomi and Lou give The Million Dollar Matchmaker a run for her money?  All that and more, in today’s show!  Production notes:Recorded at the The Hills Podcast and Video Room located at Bella Vista Hotel Edited by: Chris Rulewski Music by: Danny Müller Content Written & Produced By: Naomi Cao & Louise Palmer Join us for daily laughs and new friendships on our Facebook group or follow us on Instagram:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61553460453379&mibextid=LQQJ4dInstagram: https://instagram.com/sydneyfriendz?igshid=OGQ5ZDc2ODk2ZA== See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In today’s episode!Naomi shares the importance of sharing common interests with your or a potential partner in "Wifey Lifey" In "Lou's Dating Diary", Lou gives her advice on what makes a great online dating profile… and it’s definitely not selfies taken in the bathroom or toilet! The Ladies ask the big question – ‘What expectations should we have during and after a first date?' in "Question Of The Week" The spotlight is on Scorpio in "Star-Crossed Lovers" … Will you be stung with the dart of love, or just stung? Plus, we meet another "PERFECT MATCH!" couple who tell all about their blind date at Sydney's fabulous Bella Vista Hotel! Can Naomi and Lou finally buy hats for a wedding?   All that and more, in today’s show! Production notes:Recorded at the The Hills Podcast and Video Room located at Bella Vista Hotel Edited by: Chris Rulewski Music by: Danny Müller Content Written & Produced By: Naomi Cao & Louise Palmer Join us for daily laughs and new friendships on our Facebook group or follow us on Instagram:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61553460453379&mibextid=LQQJ4dInstagram: https://instagram.com/sydneyfriendz?igshid=OGQ5ZDc2ODk2ZA== See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In today’s episode!Naomi shares the importance of values and ethics when looking at a potential partner… Plus, is there really an etiquette to “sharing food” when out on a date in "Wifey Lifey" In "Lou's Dating Diary", Lou dishes the dirt on everything that happened whilst out on her most recent date… And explains why even SHE wouldn’t date someone just like herself! The Ladies ask the big question – ‘What Are Some Of The Green And Red Flags We Should All Look Out For?' in "Question Of The Week" The spotlight is on Air Signs in "Star-Crossed Lovers" … Are they really that ‘Airy fairy’? Plus, we meet our first "PERFECT MATCH!" couple! We’ll hear all about what happened on their blind date at Sydney's fabulous Bella Vista Hotel!  Do Naomi and Lou have what it takes to finally shake up the world of dating apps? All that and more, in today’s show!Production notes:Recorded at the The Hills Podcast and Video Room located at Bella Vista Hotel Edited by: Chris Rulewski Music by: Danny Müller Content Written & Produced By: Naomi Cao & Louise Palmer Join us for daily laughs and new friendships on our Facebook group or follow us on Instagram:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61553460453379&mibextid=LQQJ4dInstagram: https://instagram.com/sydneyfriendz?igshid=OGQ5ZDc2ODk2ZA== See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In this opening episode, Naomi and Lou officially introduce  "What They Said...!" to the world and explain why they started it!Naomi shares advice on dating again, post break up in "Wifey Lifey"Lou gives her take on how she is finding the world of online dating in "Lou's Dating Diary"The Ladies ask the big question - 'Why is dating above 40, so damn hard?!' in "Question Of The Week"In "Star-Crossed Lovers", The spotlight is on the star sign Libra - What is it really like to date them and are they really that balanced?Plus, what everyone (hasn't!) been waiting for! Naomi and Lou try their hand at match-making, and let you know how you can be one of their "PERFECT MATCH!!!" couples and enjoy a free date at Sydney's Bella Vista Hotel!All that and more, in todays show!Production notes:Recorded at the The Hills Podcast and Video Room  located at Bella Vista HotelEdited by: Chris Rulewski Music by: Danny Müller Content Written & Produced By: Naomi Cao & Louise PalmerProduction notes:Recorded at the The Hills Podcast and Video Room located at Bella Vista Hotel Edited by: Chris Rulewski Music by: Danny Müller Content Written & Produced By: Naomi Cao & Louise Palmer Join us for daily laughs and new friendships on our Facebook group or follow us on Instagram:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61553460453379&mibextid=LQQJ4dInstagram: https://instagram.com/sydneyfriendz?igshid=OGQ5ZDc2ODk2ZA== See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Catherine Irwin

I love this new podcast, a wonderful insight into single life in Sydney

Nov 28th
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