Just Between Us

Just Between Us

By Allison Raskin and Gabe S. Dunn

Just Between Us is a comedic variety show where Allison Raskin and Gabe Dunn openly discuss everything from mental health to sex and all the stuff in-between. Each week, they’ll answer a question from a listener seeking advice, interview someone fascinating, participate in a rarely winnable game show and discuss a random topic affecting the world. Jump from highbrow to lowbrow in a single episode! Sometimes multiple times! Nothing is off limits for these New York Times best selling authors who are trying to destigmatize the world one hilarious episode at a time. Produced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint Productions.

Episodes

Fame with Greg Behrendt, Expressing Feelings For Someone Whose Heart You Broke and Microfeminism [Minisode]

Gabe is hustling to...workout. A listener wonders if it's fair to share feelings for a friend after turning her down years earlier. Greg Behredt then joins the chat to discuss his rise and fall from fame following his hit book, He's Just Not That Into You. What happens when you lose control of your career and image? (Nothing good!) And finally, microfeminism. What is it and why does it matter? Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
17/07/2420m 29s

Too Long Did Read [It]: If I Have A Kid Then I'll Have Stuff To Do

Allison hates art. Gabe hates dating.  r/datingoverthirty brings us confusion over the meaning of "exclusive" vs. "in a relationship". r/cemetaryporn has some fun tombstones and absolutely no kink! r/adulting is a window into Allison's ennui. And finally, r/jung explains pop culture figures and shadow selves including Gabe's favorite Eminem*.*Gabe accidentally says The Marshall Mathers LP was Eminem's first album, but it was his third. He regrets his mistake. He is not the real Slim Shady.This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/07/2440m 40s

Trans Vocal Training with Isabella Ferrari, Throuple Communication and Secret Divorce [MINISODE]

Allison can't smush her nose around. A polyamorous listener writes in because they are having difficulty having tough conversations with one of their partners. Vocal coach Isabella Ferrari then joins the chat to talk about feminizing and masculinizing voices through specific, trauma informed training. Gabe even does a voice exercise live! And finally, secret divorce. Are celebrities onto something?Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
03/07/2423m 56s

Too Long Did Read [It]: I'm Going To Do My Drama Here

Is AppleTV even real? r/nottheonion brings us bad labor laws, rat birth control, Harry Styles stalker, and space lasers. r/curatedtumblr asks the tough questions about bathrooms. r/BoomersBeingFools exposes a package thief. r/relationshipadvice features a man who is worried his actress girlfriend will cheat on him with a costar--again. And finally, rock, paper, scissors says shoot???Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
26/06/2448m 13s

Relationships and Mental Health with Todd Baratz, Insufferable Friends, and What Counts As Art [MINISODE]

Everyone's gums are receding. A listener writes in about a friend who won't stop talking in "therapy speak." Psychotherapist Todd Baratz joins the podcast to talk about how mental health has such a large impact on dating and relationships, good couples therapy, and how to love someone without losing your mind. Hypotheticals brings us a menage in Paris, a children's birthday bribe, and running a marathon as a date. And finally, what counts as "art?" (Other than Saved By The Bell.) Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
19/06/2430m 22s

Too Long Did Read [It]: What is More Important!? Your Job or Your Wife?

Sugar threw up on Allison's head. Gabe saw Titanique the Musical in New York and explains the wild plot. r/careerguidance proves companies are evil. r/relationships showcases parents who don"t understand that some people like to leave the house. r/badwomensanatomy brings a tale of a boyfriend who thinks women can mentally stop their periods. r/dating features a genius unlike any we've seen before! (JK.) r/sex is full of surprises--in a bad way. Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/06/2444m 59s

Marketing Sex Work with Reina Del Mundo, Partner With Low Social Battery, and Do Not Disturb Setting [MINISODE]

Gabe was on Good Morning America. Allison still has an undercut. A listener writes in wondering how to explain to her friends and family that her boyfriend has a low social battery. Next, OnlyFans creator Reina Del Mundo joins the podcast to talk about online sex work, how to market to viewers and keep up a paying fanbase, and how queerness and warmth in the midst of isolation helps create connection with her clients. And finally, is the Do Not Disturb setting self-care? Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
05/06/2429m 15s

Too Long Did Read [It]: My Nipples Are Precariously Attached To My Body

Horror movies, faking cancer, and a lazy man's mother tells his ambitious girlfriend to leave him. Why are parents so sneaky? A post about how to look photogenic leads to us to Allison's color analysis. Why would anyone use the subreddit r/roastme? Allison seems to be in love with actress Margaret Qualley and Gabe tells an intense story about how they almost choked to death (for real). Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
29/05/2433m 28s

Sobriety with Bruce W. Brackett, Women's Intuition, and Nice v. Kind

New York! Concrete jungle where Gabe and Allison are and want everyone to know. The duo then discuss a listener's question about "women's intuition." Next, author and influencer Bruce W. Brackett joins the pod to chat about his sobriety story, family patterns, and pulling your life together after falling down multiple times. And finally, what's the difference between being nice and being kind? And which is better? Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
22/05/2426m 55s

Too Long, Did Read (It): The Boob Had To Be Big Enough To Cover The Hole

Allison is rashy again. r/books reveals people cheating the system. r/kidsarefuckingstupid features a very thoughtful music lover. r/traumatizethemback teaches a teacher an important life lesson. r/tragedeigh proves not everyone should be parents. And finally, five year time lapses gets half a point. Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
15/05/2441m 3s

Supercommunicators with Charles Duhigg, Disclosing Psychosis, and Audiobooks

Have a problem? In IQ, a listener writes in wondering when to disclose schizoaffective disorder to new people in their lifeTurn it into something you can be an influencer about! Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and the author of "Supercommunicators" Charles Duhigg drops by the podcast to give tips on how to better communicate, facilitate difficult conversations, and create intimacy. Hypotheticals brings us a wild night at a bar with a player for the Giants. And finally, audiobooks. Allison and Gabe record them, Melisa directs them.Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
08/05/2423m 31s

Too Long, Did Read [It]: I'm Not Convinced This Lady Has Cancer

Gabe learns their lesson after getting a parking ticket. An office worker handles a food thief with a peanut allergy. The trio explores the idea of r/stoic through a post about failure. A woman must deal with a husband's ex who may or may not be dying. r/shitmomgroupssay brings us "alpha son" as a concept. A man accidentally donates thousands of dollars to an impoverished community in Bangladesh. And finally, webbed toes.Link: https://www.reddit.com/r/tifu/comments/13yo4zb/tifupdate_embarrassing_story_of_my_accidental/Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
01/05/2440m 48s

Etymology with Adam Aleksic, Engagement Expectations, and Philanthropy [MINISODE]

Gabe hates glass mugs. A listener writes in because she is worried that her engagement won't be special because it is taking so long to happen. Tiktok's EtymologyNerd Adam Aleksic joins the pod to talk about the secret stories behind words, the historical evolution of slang and acronyms, and replacing words to make them more inclusive. And finally, what kind of philanthropy is actually useful? Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
24/04/2424m 9s

Too Long, Did Read [It]: Detective Woof Woof and Sergeant Bow Wow

Gabe shares his secret Halloween costume. Allison shares a story about a woman's husband's friend who keeps bringing up her husband's ex randomly. Is it weird for a husband to have female friends? A bouncer cuts a person's license in half even though it wasn't actually a fake. Dating advice for women vs. dating advice for men. Allison worries she will never have a hobby, which leads to a confusing book name. r/Unexplained gives a "talking dog." And finally, a snail's birthday party. Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
17/04/2435m 28s

Autism on Tiktok with Paige Layle, Religious Siblings, and Trad Wives [MINISODE]

tw: suicidal ideationAllison is excited to go on a vacation and not have to write! The duo then try to help a listener who is worried her sisters' religiousness is having a negative impact on their lives. Author and activist Paige Layle joins the pod to talk about letting herself be autistic, how being on Tiktok made her advocate for herself, stimming, food aversions, self diagnosis, and a pitch for an autism grocery store. And finally, trad wives. What are they exactly?? Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/04/2424m 28s

Too Long Did Read [It]: Likable Villain Is My Whole Deal

Content Warning: Racism, Sexual harassmentEveryone is feeling chatty up top so there are a few detours into reality TV, Gabe's psychology and ageism. (Per usual.) r/datingadvice reveals the positive parts of rejection. Melisa shares her friends-to-lovers moves. r/askreddit wonders what is the most inappropriate thing anyone has ever said to you. And Melisa has a few stories that take the cake and will make your skin crawl! Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
03/04/2435m 45s

Keith Haring with Brad Gooch, Getting Your Spouse To Go To Therapy, and Celebrity Interviews

New Yorkers v. The French. A listener wonders the best approach to get her husband to actually go to therapy. Historian Brad Gooch joins the podcast to fanboy radical queer artist Keith Haring and discuss the rule breaking 1980s art scene in New York. And finally, what's with all the unhinged celebrity interviews lately??Check out all of our content on Patreon, Ad Free! Watch the full episodes of TLDRI, listen to the full episodes of The Variety Show, watch the International Question and Topix videos, join us for a monthly livestream, PLUS MORE:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
27/03/2439m 9s

Too Long Did Read [It]: Just Holler At Me If You Need Any More Info My Hombre

Content Warning: Poopr/stories brings us a tragic bowel movement. It also reveals the trio's different approaches to office bathrooms. r/paralleluniverse shares a story about a wedding and a possibly supernatural traffic jam. An OP has some fun with r/chatgpt. And most shocking of all, Gabe still uses DVR. Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
20/03/2429m 33s

OUR FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY SPECTACULAR!!! [FULL EPISODE]

Welcome to the very special 5 year anniversary show!! Two former International Question writers give us INCREDIBLE updates. Then, our very first producer John Asante joins the show to reminisce about the podcast's origins and some dramatic, spicy behind the scenes tea. Plus, where will we be in five more years? Hopefully still here! Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
13/03/241h 34m

Special Announcement

We're going back to once a week on the feed, switching off between full Wednesday episodes and expanded, longer TLDRI episodes. So there will be four episodes a month but longer.Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
08/03/241m 50s

Predicting Trends with Lilah Raptopoulos, Loving Yourself While Dating, and Sensory Sensitivity

Allison loves Olivia Rodrigo more than anyone. Next, Gabe and Allison answer a listener's complicated question about feeling good enough to date after coming from a racist hometown. Then, the Financial Times' Lilah Raptopoulos joins the show to answer the question of what culture is, what trends are coming in 2024, and what we're missing now that culture is so splintered. Finally, sensory sensitivity. What is it and why do we have it?Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
06/03/2424m 34s

Too Long, Did Read [It]: A Squat Corrupted Flesh Sphere

A discussion about movies and lawsuits inspired by a mouse. r/relationshipadvice explores the ICK. Melisa and Gabe reveal they are stalking Allison. r/coworkerstories proves people need to mind their own business. r/divorce_men tries (and fails) to make a sick burn. And finally, who doesn't like cotton???Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
04/03/2434m 48s

Attachment Styles with Thais Gibson, Career Compromises, and Excited Delirium [MINISODE]

Hold onto your pants. Gabe is going through it. A listener writes in wondering how to assuage her guilt around asking her partner to compromise his career so they can kids. Then, counselor Thais Gibson joins the show to talk about attachment theory and make Gabe emotional. And finally, Allison brings up a very important and enraging topic: excited delirium.Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
28/02/2433m 43s

Too Long, Did Read [It]: I've Made Up With Almost All Of My Enemies

Always check under a rug. r/maincharacterenergy shows a really bad approach to activism. A brief foray into funeral planning. r/ohnoconsequences proves cousin jealousy won't get you anywhere. And finally, cast art!Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
26/02/2431m 14s

Check Out Sex Ed with DB

Today we’re excited to share an episode preview from our friends at Sex Ed with DB! In this episode, DB sits down with queer content creator Alayna Joy to talk about her "late bloomer lesbian” coming out experience. Alayna opens up about the evolution of her queer identity, pandemic-induced gay awakenings, and the importance of centering mental health while embracing your queerness for the first time. Listen to Sex Ed with DB wherever you get your podcasts!Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
23/02/2410m 8s

Feet For Free??? A JBU Talking Episode! [MINISODE]

Allison's parents want her to start an OnlyFans. Next, a conversation about how we pick guests and why we canceled one. A listener writes in wondering how she can know if someone she went no contact with has changed or not. Gabe proposes a life of no hope. Hypotheticals causes a big debate over children, smart phones and cousins. And finally, Allison wants to keep talking about broken toe. Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
21/02/2419m 5s

Too Long, Did Read [It]: Cry Laughing Emoji, Cry Laughing Emoji

Allison makes one of her best intros yet. r/marriage shows what makes a bad friend. r/badroommates features a cringe text conversion. r/decidingtobebetter has a big twist and some good advice. r/amitheasshole shows sometimes kids don't deserve cupcake. And finally, castles!Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
19/02/2429m 10s

Polyamory with Dedeker Winston, How To Know If You're Moving On and the 2024 Elections [MINISODE]

Melisa's bday is coming up (even though Allison has no sense of time)! A listener wants to know how they can tell if they are healing from heartbreak. Relationship coach, Dedeker Wilson, joins the chat to talk about all things polyamory including her own journey. And finally, how do we not spiral into despair as another general election approaches? Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsCo-Produced by Diane KangPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
14/02/2429m 31s

Too Long, Did Read [It]: Shards Of Your Soul Go To Hell And Have To Be Redeemed

r/cults shows us some real terrible parents. r/youshouldknow puts casual liars on blast. Gabe has a new take on confrontation and codependency. And finally, the physics of dying. Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/02/2432m 48s

Boarding School with Jen Bashian, Using Your Privilege and Reviews [MINISODE]

Gabe is out of town so Allison and Melisa go rogue. A listener writes in because he feels guilty for his success in a non profit. Allison's high school classmate, Jen Bashian, joins the chat to discuss what it was really like to go to boarding school and her thoughts on high school Allison. And finally, reviews. How much do they matter? Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsCo-Produced by Diane KangPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
07/02/2429m 27s

Too Long, Did Read [It]: After The Last UFO Incident, The Government Reads My Mail

Gabe, Allison and Melisa all have stories about crooked funeral home directors. Allison doesn't understand how anything works. A Redditor rightfully freaks out listening to their fiance cover for her cheating sister. It's really bad! On r/sadcringe, someone quitting their job writes an awkward short story instead of, you know... submitting their regular two weeks notice. Gabe reads UNHINGED letters they sent their friend from summer camp that are SO queer and trans. Was Gabe ever even in the closet?? A wonderful 'maliciously compliant' man shows his true allyship and a Redditor with a crush is confused as to why her male BFF was so over the top with his affections if he didn't love her back. Finally, what D&D alignment is each of the trio?Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
05/02/2433m 31s

Child Stardom with Danny Tamberelli, Cutting Out A Friend, and Romanticizing Your Life [MINISODE]

Allison and Gabe didn't notice each other's hair changes. Are they even friends? A listener writes in asking what to do about a friend whose mental health and addiction is putting a huge strain on their friendship. Writer, comedian, and former child star Danny Tamberelli joins the podcast to talk about his life starring on Nickelodeon, his love story with his co-author wife, and the futures for child actors after the fame. Finally, what does it mean to romanticize your life??Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
31/01/2428m 57s

Too Long, Did Read [It]: Allison's Husband, WHO WE LIKE

Allison shows off her hands without anyone asking. r/entitledparents brings a story of a nightmare father-in-law. r/changemyview causes an argument about flaking. r/love proves good partners are possible. And finally, stuff stuck in your teeth. Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
29/01/2431m 22s

Patient Centered Dementia Care with Katie and Jeffrey Norris, Relationship Compromises, and Book Recommendations [MINISODE]

Allison shares an epic baby picture. A listener writes in to get some advice about whether it's unfair to ask her partner to move in before getting engaged even though it will upset his family. Mother-son duo, Katie and Jeffrey Norris join the chat to talk about Montessori-based dementia care and why so many people don't seem to understand it. Finally, book recommendations. Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
24/01/2426m 24s

Too Long Did Read [It]: Stop Giving Advice To Murderers

Melisa and Gabe explain We Are The World to Allison. Who do each of them text the most? Why isn’t Gabe the favorite child, according to their dad? r/screenwriting asks a question about cops getting away with crime. A sassy sex worker on r/sadcringe exposes fake age gap relationships. Also, soldiers fight as drag queens in WWII, huge skeletons for Xmas, and tiny salads.Kardashian impersonator on Reels: https://www.instagram.com/yurilamasbellaWatch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
22/01/2429m 29s

Sex For Life with Myisha Battle, Not Having Friends and Millennials [MINISODE]

Allison fishes for compliments after getting her grad degree. A listener thinks they are a red flag because they don't have enough friends. Sex coach Myisha Battle joins the chat to talk about sexual desire, asexuality, fake dating rules and putting too much pressure on ourselves. And finally, being millennials in a Gen Z world. Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
17/01/2423m 25s

Too Long Did Read [It]: It Sounds Deep, But It's Not Real

Some sex jokes set the mood off right. r/relationshipadvice pits a husband against a best friend. r/friendship poses some tough questions about human nature. r/cults provides some lovely support for an OP who doesn't want to talk about their past. r/im14andthisisdeep makes Gabe die laughing. And finally, dogs in dads. Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
15/01/2432m 28s

Art About Suicide with James III, Having Kids, and Modeling Behavior [MINISODE]

Content Warning: Suicide and Suicidal Ideation Allison is overwhelmed and everyone needs a cry. A listener wonders if they should have kids. Writer James III joins the chat to talk about his horror-comedy comic based on his father--who he never knew. And how he has processed his late father through different creative pursuits. Finally, how consciously modeling behavior can help your life! James III Website: https://www.ruleof3inc.com/Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/01/2422m 48s

Too Long Did Read [It]: Revenge Is Self-Care

Gabe is being inflammatory again. r/relationships is a jaw dropper that brings up some BIG questions about revenge and self-esteem. (Reminder, pee isn't sanitary.) r/confessions includes some iconic behavior in the workplace. r/writers gives a good tip on maintaining social order. And finally, r/noburp because apparently that's a thing. Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
08/01/2429m 48s

The Baby Scoop Era with Sarah Reinhardt & Louise Browne, Wanting Different Things Than Your Crush, and Inside Jokes [MINISODE]

Gabe is on a mission not to feel shame about his acne. A listener writes in to see if she can ethically pursue someone who wants different things than her long-term. Podcasters Sarah Reinhardt & Louise Browne join the chat to share their own adoption stories, the role of coercion in adoption and why adoption is so misunderstood. And finally, the etiquette of inside jokes. Heartbreak feels good in a place like this.Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
03/01/2434m 58s

REPLAY: TLDRI: If You Can't Be Around Somebody's That Pregnant, That's Part Of The Problem

Original Air Date: May 8, 2023In r/relationship_advice, an UNBEARABLE man's best friend wants him to dump his girlfriend, a single mom who he's already broken up with numerous times. Allison admits she'll be terrible and demanding during pregnancy. Then, a Redditor finds creepy Post-its around his house. Allison loves pranks, Gabe loves revenge. Melisa wants to know if Allison's dad talks about her. In r/ProRevenge, a guy gets one over on a boss who is trying to underpay him. Plus, malicious compliance! And finally, a WEIRD Reddit or Not phrase born from our 4/20 high show.Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
01/01/2431m 11s

REPLAY: K-pop! with Denise Kim, A Co-Worker's Inappropriate Jokes, and Gabe's Top Surgery

tw: surgeryOriginal Air Date: December 14, 2022Gabe and Allison start off with a lively discussion about Raskin pranks and bachelorette party fantasies. The duo then answer a listener's question about how to get over feeling uncomfortable about a co-worker's past inappropriate jokes. When do you need to move on and when do you need to address it? Next, K-pop star and Amateur Hour host, Denise Kim, joins the pod to talk about the cutthroat grind of being a South Korean pop star, the business of turning teenagers into overnight idols and her experiences going solo. This interview is WILD, y'all! And finally, Gabe talks about their top surgery aka gender affirming chest surgery and their journey to this big day!Listen Ad Free on Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
27/12/231h 27m

REPLAY: Too Long, Did Read (It): Not My Cup Of Tea, But If My Friend Got It I'd Be Happy For Her

ORIGINAL AIR DATE: February 13, 2023In a brand new weekly show, Gabe and Melisa attempt to teach Allison the ins and outs of the wonderful chaos that is Reddit. Our first episode includes a subreddit about Allison's engagement ring, incredible duck facts and a post about whether or not married people should have opposite sex best friends. Buckle up! It's time to explore!Listen Ad Free: https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
25/12/2326m 2s

Discovering Poetry with Maya Williams, Maintenance Therapy, and Working With Friends [MINISODE]

Allison has some great ideas for Gabe's movie. A listener writes in to ask about no longer "needing" therapy but still wanting to go. Poet Maya Williams joins the show to talk about their new book "Refused A Second Date," intergenerational dating patterns and the process of writing very personal poetry. Finally, should you work with your friends? Or is that a disaster waiting to happen?  Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
20/12/2324m 44s

Too Long Did Read [It]: I'm A Buttercream Slut

r/mystery brings us a person feeding a baby that isn't theirs. Why is this such a common problem? Then, why was pasta dumped in the New Jersey woods? r/teachers teaches us about coin boys. Melisa and Gabe share the pitfalls and quirks of causing chaos in middle school. And finally, beautiful slugs, seasonal fabric birds and fondant hate. Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
18/12/2330m 15s

Dog Physical Therapy with Tanya Plaoude, Triggering Your Partner, and Loyalty [MINISODE]

Allison and Gabe saw the same concert without realizing it. A listener writes in wondering how responsible partners need to be around each other's triggers. Then, Tanya Plaoude joins the show to talk about dog physical therapy and why dogs deserve the same care as their human parents. And finally, what does loyalty really mean? And can you have too much of it?Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. Watson  Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
13/12/2326m 39s

Too Long, Did Read (It): Have An Affair With HER Husband!

In r/marriage a woman wonders if she should put a stop to her husband's friendship with their neighbor. r/FauxMoi is looking for celebrity gossip and Gabe IS the gossip. THE TEA IS VERY HOT AND WE NAME NAMES. r/WholesomeMoments provides a cute baseball moment. And finally, r/MalePolish.Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/12/2327m 11s

Just Between Us Trailer!

Join us on Mondays for Too Long Did Read It and Wednesdays for our Variety Show.Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
08/12/2358s

Curiosity with Scott Shigeoka, Wedding Speeches and The What About Me Effect [MINISODE]

Gabe and Allison share some medical stories no one wants to hear. A listener isn't sure what to say at her brother's wedding because she hates his fiancé. Scott Shigeoka then joins the chat to share his interest in curiosity and how it shapes our lives and relationships. And finally, what is the What About Me effect and why is it so annoying.Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
06/12/2329m 1s

Too Long, Did Read (It): They’re Withholding Words From Me Because I Refuse to Pay?

r/badroommates tells a tale of theft, pettiness and kitchen towels. r/riddles prompts Gabe and Allison to share some of their own favorites brain teasers. r/stories is not what you would think! r/dreams causes Allison to question her anger issues. And finally, the (disturbing) history of cereal. Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
04/12/2334m 10s

Around The World in 80 Days with Adrien Behn, Your Partner's Other Partner and Body Hair [TEASER]

Gabe collects mugs, Allison collects animal statues, and Melisa collects spoons. A very funny listener writes in about not liking their metamour (their partner's other partner). Then, travel podcaster Adrien Behn joins to talk about traveling alone as a woman, Nellie Bly's and Elizabeth Bisland's race around the world, and appreciating the world's beauty. And finally, body hair. Love it or hate it, we all have it! Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
29/11/2336m 1s

Too Long, Did Read (It): You Can't Put Meat In An Unexpected Dessert

r/unpopularopinion sparks a discussion about marital sex and audio notes. r/askreddit wonders how certain businesses stay in business. r/lifeprotips teaches us how to share properly. Potlucks are gross. And Gabe is easily impressed by slippery cards.Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
27/11/2331m 35s

Eating Disorders with Shira Rosenbluth, Staying Friends With An Ex, and Beyonce [TEASER]

Gabe is dressed like Aaron Paul. How do celebrities make money outside of acting or music? Diversify! A listener writes in curious about if they should stay friends with their ex who they still have feelings for. Then, licensed clinical social worker Shira Rosenbluth joins the show to bust myths about eating disorders, the BMI, binge eating, and family dynamics. Then, Allison and Gabe grill Melisa about the magic of seeing Beyonce in concert in Houston. What celebs did she see while there?? What was the timeline drama?? How bad was the Uber? How GREAT was the concert?Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
22/11/2332m 52s

Too Long, Did Read (It): Maybe In The Future There Are No Rules

Everyone loves to eat mayonnaise. r/damnthatsinteresting dives into the rules of time travel. r/future starts a discussion about revolutionizing work hours. Gabe had a dangerous encounter with an onion. r/unexplained reveals the magic of dimes. r/haircarescience tests our expectations. And finally, how many people get divorced on their honeymoon? Watch clips and the full TLDRI episodes AND listen to the full Wednesday episodes:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
20/11/2334m 17s

Mortuary Sciences with Kari Northey, Family Estrangement and Tough Love [TEASER]

Gabe is still trying to impress Allison. A listener wonders how to explain her family estrangement. Funeral director and educator, Kari Northey joins the chat to answer all our questions about helping people through grief, funerals and the various options for our bodies after we die. And finally, tough love. Does it work?? This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
15/11/2337m 11s

Too Long, Did Read It: She Remembered Swans Can Be Gay

Melisa loves when her lips vibrate. r/bestofreddit features a crying wife. r/unethicallifeprotips teaches us how to stay unrecognizable and match the vibes. r/nostupidquestions asks if you can date the boss's daughter. r/eceprofessionals wonders if only children are easy to spot. r/theydidthemath confuses Allison. And finally, the Hat Man. This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. Watsonhttps://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
13/11/2333m 50s

Deep Sea Mining with James Hita, Does Love Conquer All and Allison's Colonoscopy [TEASER]

Watch clips and listen to the full episodes (including International Question and Topix) on Patreon.https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusAllison and Gabe talk about scabbing during strikes. (We recorded this one a while ago! Eep!) An international listener wonders if love conquers all. Next, GreenPeace Aotearoa's James Hita joins the pod to explain the dangers of deep-sea mining and why we need to fight against it before it's too late. And finally, Allison describes her first colonoscopy experience - the moon landing of butts.  This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
08/11/2338m 14s

Too Long Did Read It: The Devil's Work Gets The Devil's Pay

Watch this full episode on Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis episode devolves into MADNESS. Buckle up for the loopiest show yet! Melisa loves to be naked. Religious sayings are hilarious and mean. Gabe tells a long story about a great salesman he met. r/texts gets a dramatic reading that is UNFORGETTABLE. A man leaves a woman a devastating review of her kissing style. We learn what r/scambait is and it changes our lives forever. This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
06/11/2329m 44s

Reading Our Auras with Steffi Hill, Accepting A New Future, and Rom Com Books

Watch clips and listen to the full episodes (including International Question and Topix) on Patreon.https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusIs Gabe too dependent on coffee? Probably! A listener writes in wondering what to do now that she knows her mental health will limit her future options. Next, psychic medium Steffi Hill joins the chat to give Allison and Gabe readings and explain what it's like talking to the dead. (Allison is skeptical while Gabe is all in.) And finally, what makes a good rom-com book? This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. Watsonhttps://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
01/11/2319m 41s

Too Long Did Read (It): It Is Chill Pill O'Clock!

Watch the full video episode or listen ad free on Patreon.https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusAllison had to quit a class because of dead cats. How many items are too many items to keep from your ex? Gabe finds an eyelash but can't touch it. r/traumatizethemback brings us a story about a catcaller who probably regrets his choices. Next, motorcycles, pregnancy and a chance for a spinster with first rate buckwheat. This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
30/10/2332m 24s

Putting Your Kids on Social Media with Sarah Uncharted, Asking Someone’s Pronouns, and Slow Living [TEASER]

Watch clips and listen to the full episodes (including International Question and Topix) on Patreon.https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusA listener writes in with a question about etiquette when it comes to someone’s new pronouns. Then, Sarah Adams from Mom Uncharted joins to talk about "sharenting," online child exploitation, and posting your kids online. (Maybe don’t do it!) And finally, what the heck is slow living? Clearly Allison is on a very different side of Tiktok than Gabe. This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. Watsonhttps://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
25/10/2330m 33s

Too Long Did Read (It): I Was Trapped In My Own Backyard

Watch clips and listen to the full episodes (including International Question and Topix) on Patreon.https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusGabe learns the word for a particular figure of speech. r/scarysigns brings the group a post about skiing that prompts a story about Allison stuck in the snow. A wife learns that her husband's non-verbal communication doesn't mean what she thinks it means. Don't trust r/legaladvice. A subreddit creates some heated debate about airline seating. r/NotADragQueen shows who exactly is a danger to children. And finally, death by spatula.This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. Watsonhttps://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
23/10/2328m 39s

Queer Dating Apps with Michael Kaye, An Unusual Poly Lie and Core Memories [TEASER]

Watch clips and listen to the full episodes (including International Question and Topix) on Patreon.https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusAllison jumps on a trampoline. A listener writes in because her fiance lied about a polyamory situation but not in the way you'd expect. Archer dating app's Michael Kaye talks about the future of dating for queer men, confronting discrimination on the apps, and his own adorable love story. Finally, Allison, Melisa and Gabe share their core memories. What was Gabe's Ring of Keys moment?This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. Watsonhttps://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
18/10/2324m 42s

Too Long Did Read (It): That Condom Is Lost To The Gods

Watch the full video on Patreon.https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusGabe's go-to mental breakdown place is Jamba Juice. Scientists found a golden egg and they have no idea what it is. Gabe explains what "sapphic" means and who Sappho is. Melisa and Gabe know a lot about the Bible. A Redditor wants to know how to answer her boyfriend who keeps asking if he's her best lover. Why can't men go through a woman's purse even if she asks him to? Then, tales of condoms and moms on the internet!This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
16/10/2336m 47s

Conversion Therapy with Simon Kent Fung, Embracing Singlehood and Our Turn Offs [TEASER]

Watch clips and listen to the full episodes (including International Question and Topix) on Patreon.https://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusGabe and Allison meticulously share their morning routines. Then, a listener writes in to see if there is any way she can love being single. Next, podcaster Simon Kent Fun joins the chat to talk about his experience with conversion therapy and the Catholic Church. Finally, what are our turn offs? And why is it when people say they are empaths? This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/10/2325m 8s

Too Long, Did Read (It): You're Not Allowed To Experience Or Express Sadness

Allison gets some test results back live on air. r/CasualConversation bans sadness. Gabe needs everyone to introduce themselves. An agoraphobe gets a win. Melisa witnessed a wild fight in high school. Gabe and Melisa loved Slingo. Allison can't think of anything to think about. Melisa might have synesthesia. Then, there's a threeway Reddit or Not. Hold onto your butts!Watch clips and listen to this podcast ad-freehttps://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusThis has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
09/10/2331m 58s

Intersex Advocacy with Alicia Roth Weigel, Going From Friends To Lovers, and Road Rage [TEASER]

Allison got two book deals! Congratulate her!! Then, a listener writes in about the struggles of transitioning their relationship with their best friend back into a sexual and romantic one. "Inverse Cowgirl" author and intersex activist Alicia Roth Weigel joins to combat misconceptions about intersex identity, advocacy for trans and intersex children, and dating! In Hypotheticals, pastors, groupies, and "doctors." Finally, road rage. Who has it? Where does it come from? Gabe's sister is a lunatic. Allison is afraid of crossbows. Melisa is an online troll ...for good. Watch clips and listen to this podcast ad-freehttps://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusTake our surveyhttps://forms.gle/br7Acu3ykhJmpiTs6 This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
04/10/2328m 45s

Too Long, Did Read (It): You Were The Ocean And I Was The Sky

Melisa knows how to use tags and how long before a post is a spoiler. An ER nurse has a supernatural experience. Allison pissed her pants at the mall. A psychic gave Melisa a message from relatives who passed. Gabe is obsessed with r/Radiology and the freaky X-rays people post. Fish puns! Pool rules! Celine Dion! Everyone shares their playlists. Watch clips and listen to this podcast ad-freehttps://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusTake our surveyhttps://forms.gle/br7Acu3ykhJmpiTs6 This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
02/10/2334m 41s

The History of Drag with Elyssa Maxx Goodman, Personality Disorder Stigma, and Glimmers [TEASER]

Allison's (almost at the record time's) husband loves her eyelash extensions. A listener writes in to ask about the growing stigma against personality disorders. How are they being misunderstood and does it matter? Then, "Glitter and Concrete" author and Gabe's childhood friend Elyssa Maxx Goodman joins the pod to talk about the long history of drag, all the normalized parts of life that are drag, and what to do about the increasing drag backlash. Plus, drag queens, drag kings and drag things! And finally, glimmers! The opposite of triggers!Watch clips and listen to this podcast ad-freehttps://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusTake our surveyhttps://forms.gle/br7Acu3ykhJmpiTs6 This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
27/09/2323m 9s

Too Long, Did Read (It): The Mazel Tov Slap

Allison is meant to be a female Raffi. A single dad wonders if he was wrong for giving his daughter a menstruation kit in case she gets her first period. Gabe was subjected to a strange Jewish tradition. Someone gets accused of having "ugly privilege." Allison explains what happened in her social skills class. The trio share their thoughts on pleasantries and small talk. Plus, what feels good or bad under your feet?Watch clips and listen to this podcast ad-freehttps://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusTake our surveyhttps://forms.gle/br7Acu3ykhJmpiTs6 This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
25/09/2329m 46s

Anti-Racism with Dr. Roxy Manning, Getting Engaged Again, and Funniest IRL Moments [TEASER]

Allison officially got her masters and is ready to retire. A listener writes in worried that after two failed engagements, the next one won't feel special for her or her partner. Then, Dr. Roxy Manning joins the pod to talk about how to facilitate anti-racism conversations and when and how to change people's hearts and minds. Finally, funniest IRL moments -- a lot of them involve falling in chairs.Watch clips and listen to this podcast ad-freehttps://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusTake our surveyhttps://forms.gle/br7Acu3ykhJmpiTs6 This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
20/09/2330m 57s

Too Long, Did Read (It): I Will Vomit If You Don't Approve It

Gabe and Allison continue to gross out Melisa. Then, a Redditor wants to know if anyone has ever been used for revenge? Allison is getting a colonoscopy, which leads to some (also gross) hospital stories. Gabe is losing their tolerance for toxic people (thank goodness). How do you know if a compliment is real? And r/MysteriousFacts brings Allison joy, even if the facts are not true. Join our patreon to listen ad free and/or watch the whole episode as a video!Watch clips and listen to this podcast ad-freehttps://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusTake our surveyhttps://forms.gle/br7Acu3ykhJmpiTs6 This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
18/09/2328m 29s

Copaganda and Media Literacy with Alec Karakatsanis, When Your Dad Ruins Your Wedding, and Death [TEASER]

Allison and Gabe disgust Melisa with tales of their French kissing prank. Next, a listener writes in to ask how to move forward after her father ruined her wedding day. Civil rights lawyer Alec Karakatsanis joins the chat to discuss copaganda and the importance of media literacy. And finally, we get light and dark about death!To listen to the full episode ad free, and to see clips, subscribe to our Patreon: patreon.com/justbetweenusTake our surveyhttps://forms.gle/br7Acu3ykhJmpiTs6 This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco LlorensProduction Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
13/09/2325m 52s

Too Long, Did Read (It): I Almost Drowned In A Wave Pool At A Waterpark Too!

Allison doesn't know what is good singing. A subreddit about names gets the trio riled up and sparks conversation about last names, name meanings and good old fashioned sexism. Melisa is a honeybee. Next, how to keep a free seat on a bus and a disastrous lunch. Finally, near death experiences and shoes that aren't shoes. Watch clips and listen to this podcast ad-freehttps://www.patreon.com/justbetweenusTake our surveyhttps://forms.gle/br7Acu3ykhJmpiTs6 This has been a Gallison ProductionProduced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsPost-Production by Coco Llorens Production Assistance by Melanie D. WatsonOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/09/2328m 3s

ALLISON'S WEDDING! (And A Very Important Announcement!)

In this very special episode, the trio share an entire play by play of Allison's wedding weekend! Was it everything Allison wanted?? And were there enough animals? Also, there are some changes coming and we could REALLY use your help! Please support the show at patreon.com/justbetweenus P.S. Due to the strike, we bleeped a movie name, but if you know, you know. UNION STRONG! This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
06/09/2359m 57s

Too Long, Did Read (It): For Three Weeks In The Eighth Grade???

Gabe's hips aren't cooperating. Ask Reddit digs up old rivalries--mostly for Gabe. Should dibs be allowed? Melisa manages to find a since deleted Am I The Asshole post that angers everyone. Next up, a shocking confession, bad family behavior and Marilyn Monroe's ghost!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
04/09/2327m 41s

Guide Dogs with Katie McCoy, Telling Parents You Make Porn, and Ethical Wealth

Gabe and Allison love candy and Greek food. A filmmaker listener writes in to ask if they need to tell their parents, who worry about their job security, that they're successfully making queer porn. Then, Southeastern Guide Dogs' Katie McCoy joins the show to talk about training dogs, what makes a dog a good service animal, and everything you've ever wanted to know about guide dogs! Which is a lot! And finally, ethical wealth? Is it even possible? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
30/08/231h 12m

Too Long, Did Read (It): Hey, This Person Killed My Mom

Melisa's home is a Skymall and Gabe is falling apart. r/youshouldknow teaches us about bar etiquette, which sparks a debate about Gabe's flirting practices. Also, what counts as revenge? Next r/history brings an adorable story from olden(ish) times. And finally, how did people survive without glasses?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
28/08/2326m 15s

Ambition with Rainesford Stauffer, Incompatibility, and Parasocial Relationships

Write in with your new merch ideas! A listener writes in to ask about what to do when they are their partner might grow in different directions, specifically when it comes to monogamy. Then, author Rainesford Stauffer joins the podcast to talk about OCD and ambition, reimagining striving for "all the gold stars," and walking the line between having a purpose and self-hatred over "failure." In Hypotheticals, Joan Sloane returns and there's obviously a corporate office for cat cafes. Then, our experiences with parasocial relationships, in the wake of both the Colleen Ballinger/Miranda Sings grooming and Ariana Grande cheating scandals. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
23/08/231h 12m

Too Long, Did Read (It): We've Been Sold A Kangaroo Lie

A man pays to become a dog and our reactions are mixed. Gabe reveals what animal they hate. A friend rents a room to another friend who is using it for nefarious purposes. One subreddit asks, does a tourist have to stand for the American national anthem? Plus, stop asking Reddit for help with your homework! This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
21/08/2325m 15s

A Show About Abortion with Alison Leiby, How To Flirt, and People Pleasing

In a shocking twist, Allison has a zit and Gabe has a water bottle! A listener writes in with a question about how to "properly" flirt. Then, comedian Alison Leiby joins the chat to discuss her experiences with doing a show about abortion, eliminating stigma (especially between generations), and the future of reproductive rights. And in Hypotheticals, a Marilyn Monroe clone causes chaos and political tension in a relationship. Finally, Melisa is a reformed people pleaser! Who would have guessed? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
16/08/231h 9m

Too Long, Did Read (It): I Hope He Enjoyed My Life More Than I Did

What do you call your parents? And is it Mommy and Daddy? Another Allison writes in to explain the Reddit third party app drama. r/pettyrevenge brings us a beautiful karmic tale. Then, a listener sends in a malicious compliance story about flute lessons that asks are you a terrible parent? Gabe needs r/legaladvice and Allison reads a wild post about an ex making everyone's lives a living hell and then sending... nudes? Plus, how to be sneaky--a lesson by Gabe!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
14/08/2326m 45s

Moral Panics with Chelsey Weber Smith, Disagreeing With A Friend, and Unions

tw: celebrity rape trials, child abuse Gabe and Allison reminisce about the beginning of their friendship and Allison's acting debut. A listener writes in about a friend whose problematic take ruined their friendship. It raises the question, how much can you disagree with a friend? Then, podcast royalty Chelsey Weber Smith of American Hysteria joins to talk about all things moral panics and why they happen. And finally, union power! This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
09/08/231h 16m

Too Long, Did Read It: Do You Have Pinky Toes?

tw: infant death The trio start off by sharing some words they don't know how to pronounce. Then, a r/bridezilla is cruel af to her friend who just lost a baby. Why do people let brides act this way?? Gabe falls down a rabbit hole of people sharing horrible stories from working at the front desk of hotels. Then, a WILD cheating story from r/cakeeaters that causes the duo to continue their disagreement about whether someone who cheats can still love their spouse. Melisa refuses to pick a side. Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
07/08/2335m 3s

Climate Solutions with Molly Wood, Trying To Get Pregnant, and Alcohol

tw: fatphobia, alcoholism Gabe and Allison have queer and feminist book recommendations galore! A listener writes in worried about body image, fatphobia, infertility, and pregnancy. Then, climate change tech reporter Molly Wood joins the chat to provide a surprisingly optimistic view of our planet's future. Can technology really save us all? And finally, why did Gabe end their sobriety?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
02/08/231h 22m

Too Long, Did Read (It): Widow Is Gender Neutral

The trio start off with a subreddit dedicated to people who can't follow cooking directions. It brings up everyone's strong beliefs around food. Next, what does main character energy even mean? And what the heck is a glue ball? Finally, SCAMS!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
31/07/2326m 6s

Fantastic Fungi with Louie Schwartzberg, Friendship Closure and UFOs

Allison is about to graduate, but might also drop out. The duo then give advice to a listener who wants closure on a friendship that ended without reason. Allison and Gabe share their own stories of ended friendships and their infamous falling out in 2019. Then, Fantastic Fungi filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg joins for a spicy conversation about the importance of mushrooms to the cycle of life, and gets into it with Allison about psychedelics for mental health. And finally, Allison wants to talk about UFOs very, very badly.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
26/07/231h 10m

Too Long, Did Read (It): I Guess Sissy's Growing Up

No stupid questions is a perfect place for Allison to explore. Next, an r/oopsdidntmeanto post somehow leads the group to talking about people who are obsessed with Jesus. Followed by the long awaited deep dive into the Blink 182 subreddit, an adorable r/datingover30 post and tips for glitter removal!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
24/07/2326m 11s

Stillbirth with Liz Glazer, Emotional Cheating and Risk

Gabe talks about some stuff we probably wouldn't have talked about if we knew SAG would be on strike! Next, the duo try to help a listener who has just discovered her partner has been having an emotional affair. Liz Glazer then joins the chat for a moving, vulnerable and funny discussion of how she has been able to move forward following a stillbirth--and what role comedy and creativity has played in her healing. Finally, risk! What's even worth it these days?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
19/07/231h 31m

Too Long, Did Read (It): Jonah Hill Doesn't Think He Was Wrong

A traveler laments a r/mildlyinfuriating hotel door situation. Then, the trio talk about the Jonah Hill "therapized" text situation and Keke Palmer's controlling partner. Gabe reads a harrowing r/creepyencounters involving a babysitter, an arcade and a kidnapping attempt. Finally, the gang tries to stump Reddit with pigeon science and... kisses. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
17/07/2329m 16s

Black Culture with Sequoia Holmes, Not Loving Your Dad, and Surprises!

Allison loves IHOP, but hates when the menu changes. The duo try to help a listener who feels weird telling her emotionally absent dad she loves him when...she doesn't. Then, Sequoia Holmes of the podcast Black People Love Paramore joins to talk about appropriating Black culture, why there are so many underrepresented Black interests, and how Black culture IS culture. Finally, Allison gets a huge surprise but almost blows it by being naked. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/07/231h 1m

Too Long, Did Read (It): Three Pines Isn't On Any Maps

The trio try to figure out why Reddit went dark. They aren't great at it! Allison worries her memory is making her "lie." r/AskScience wants to know about loose hairs floating on the International Space Station. Good thing Melisa and Gabe actually know a lot about this! r/books roasts people who buy a bunch of books but don't read them. Allison won't stop talking about Louise Penny's Inspector Gamache. And finally, dogs on vacation and cats in Paris. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/07/2331m 36s

Non-binary Sports with Kae Ravichandran, Situationships, and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder

Gabe and Allison discuss going grey and Allison hates when men wear cardigans. First, a queer listener writes in asking if it's unhealthy that she is okay with being in back to back situationships. Then, Gabe and Allison are joined by Kae Ravichandran who won the non-binary division of the Boston Marathon to talk about trans people and sports. And finally, Allison is looking into whether she has hypermobility spectrum disorder and what that means for her life. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
05/07/231h 14m

Too Long, Did Read (It): To Put It Plainly, She Got Spat On By A Camel

A psychic subreddit brings questions about the ethics of predicting death. Next up, men get asked their (problematic) opinions about their wives. Do any of our real life friends listen to this show?! Plus, look out for these r/scams! Then, an r/AmITheAsshole post riles everyone up and includes a bad roommate and a camel. And finally, dumb birds and bald guys. (Justice for both!)  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
03/07/2329m 52s

Transphobia with Julia Serano, A Roommate with OCD, and Pride Month

Melisa is a coffee genius. The duo try to advise a listener who isn't sure how to handle a roommate's OCD. "Whipping Girl" author Julia Serano then joins the chat to discuss transmisogyny, moral panics, and biological sex misconceptions in the wake of the rise of transphobia. And finally, Pride! An Idina Menzel concert, (And all of Gabe's little outfits!)  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
28/06/231h 22m

Too Long, Did Read (It): It's A Good Lovemaking Song With Good Rhythm

A BANANAS cooking r/amItheasshole about 40 lbs of tomatoes and a sister-in-law who won't stop tweaking other people's cooking. Gabe wants to know what misconceptions people have about cooking including a surprise about couscous. Then, dating app bullshit that is uncommunicative at best and rude at worst. And finally, an iconic sex music post from r/TIFU, where a man laments that his girlfriend of two years admitted she hates a specific song from his playlist.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
26/06/2325m 1s

Dating Show Diversity with 2 Black Girls 1 Rose, Disappointing Your Parents, and Medical Discrimination in Florida

tw: suicide during the interview portion, transphobia Gabe finds out the hard way that they are allergic to cobalt. They also have an important message pushing back on criticism they got about their autism and transness. (It's a good one!) The duo then try to help a listener who doesn't want to be a lawyer--despite being in law school. Next, Justine and Natasha from 2 Black Girls 1 Rose, a dating show podcast with a social justice lens, join the pod to discuss Black contestants on the Bachelor, mental health and reality dating shows, and how important conversations about diversity, inclusion, and race are on these massive platforms. And finally, the trio discuss medical discrimination in Florida under new laws by Ron DeSantis. (That guy f*cking sucks.) This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
21/06/231h 16m

Too Long Did Read (It): I Don't Have Any Emo Friends To Send This To

tw: mention of suicide by Tylenol overdose Allison needs things to be explained to her like she's five years old. Lucky there's a Reddit for that! . r/exMormon brings us a rollercoaster ride with a story about a teenage daughter's new religious boyfriend--who hates Pride month and is also an asshole in general. Gabe doesn't like the new iOS update that warns users about unsolicited nudes. And finally, why we all need to respect the fountain pen community. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
19/06/2331m 2s

DOGS with Shannon Mioduszewski, When Your Partner's Friends Hate You and Guilt by Association

COME TO OUR BIRTHDAY PARTY: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jbu-live-gabe-and-allisons-birthday-tickets-649524544397?aff=oddtdtcreator Allison has already ruined her engagement ring. The duo then try to help a listener whose partner's friends talk trash about her behind her back. They're then joined by dog trainer Shannon Mioduszewski to discuss positive reinforcement, reactivity and why your bond with your dog is the most important thing of all! And finally, guilt by association. Is it ever okay to date a racist? (NOPE!)  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
14/06/231h 19m

Too Long, Did Read (It): Whatever They Are, Here They Come Again

Allison starts off by deeply upsetting Melisa with a rat photo. In r/todayIlearned, the trio speculate on why birth rates have dropped so dramatically in the last few years-- which is pretty easy to do given current society! Then, a man blames his 1 year old grandson for his divorce. r/wheredidthesodago showcases infomercials both good and bad. Gabe shares a horror story about buying a child a gift off an Instagram ad. r/BadTeachers gives us schadenfreude for bad people being fired, and Melisa shares why she held a grudge against an old teacher. (Pro tip: don't piss off Melisa!)  BUY TICKETS TO GABE & ALLISON'S BIRTHDAY PARTY This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/06/2331m 10s

JBU Live - Gabe and Allison's Birthday! ANNOUNCEMENT

Join us for a Just Between Us bday live stream with our besties Rachel Retha Middleton and Cerise Castle! It's gonna get silly. Click for more details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jbu-live-gabe-and-allisons-birthday-tickets-649524544397?aff=oddtdtcreatorOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
08/06/231m 19s

The Art Of Giving Advice with Meredith Goldstein, Losing People to QAnon, and Life Hacks

Allison forces Gabe to share a fun fact that prompts a "deep" discussion about the human experience. The duo then try to help a listener who feels guilty over losing a former boyfriend to right-wing conspiracy theories. Then, Love Letters advice columnist Meredith Goldstein joins the pod to talk about why people don't listen to relationship advice and her own journey with opening herself up to the vulnerability of love. (Allison fangirls!) Finally, in Topixxx, Melisa destroys with a well-timed joke. And the trio share their own life hacks -- legal andddd illegal. Buy tickets to our Live Show: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jbu-live-gabe-and-allisons-birthday-tickets-649524544397?aff=oddtdtcreator This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
07/06/231h 12m

Too Long Did Read (It): I Think Men Might Be Bad

Melisa starts the episode off strong with a sick burn. The gang then clarifies the concept of malicious compliance through the help of two listeners. Next up, sex workers share some of their most cringe moments with clients. Allison then connects with the subreddit Out Of The Loop (for obvious reasons). And finally, pizza delivery drama, online dating bad behavior and terrible book covers!  Celebrate Our Birthday With Us! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jbu-live-gabe-and-allisons-birthday-tickets-649524544397 This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
05/06/2333m 39s

REPLAY: PRIDE LIVE PART TWO! Coming Out Advice with Lucy Dacus and Internalized Homophobia/Transphobia with Alexis Sanchez

Original Air Date: June 25, 2021 In the final part of our Pride Live! show, Gabe and Allison are joined by musician Lucy Dacus to answer a listener's question about the best way to come out to her straight group of friends (and everyone else). Activist and educator Alexis Sanchez then stops by to discuss internalized homophobia/transphobia/biphobia. Alexis and Gabe share their own experiences of accepting themselves and offer advice for others struggling.  This episode contains conversations about homophobia and transphobia. Please take care while listening. Transcriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JR9QUvHKMzWMl3iB-wKjMaU-dSV3viw2NrNYUrFGANU/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
31/05/2342m 59s

REPLAY: PRIDE LIVE PART ONE! Trans Rights with ACLU lawyer Chase Strangio and THE GAY OFFS with Kalen Allen

Original Air Date June, 23, 2021 It's our Pride episode! Hooray! First, a pronoun change for Gabe as an update on their continuing gender journey. Then, we're honored to be joined by the ACLU's Chase Strangio to talk about his work on fighting anti-trans legislation, why these laws have sprung up all over in the last few years, and what we can do to help stop these discriminatory, misinformed, and cruel laws. Gabe then takes over the game show portion of the podcast with THE GAY OFFS! Comedian and icon Kalen Allen goes head to head with Allison, who definitely loses. HAPPY PRIDE! Tune in Friday for the rest of the live episode!  This episode contains conversations about homophobia and transphobia. Please take care while listening. Transcriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZfnF8SAvfwzxUTi4PnaejVwNVpEBm0IMotY85WUnzBw/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
29/05/231h 8m

Other People's Secrets with Kimi Culp, Female Friendships, and Senator Feinstein

Gabe has no rhythm and wonders how do couples know when a song is "your song?" A listener writes in worried because she doesn't have female friends and isn't sure if that's a red flag. All The Wiser podcast host Kimi Culp joins the chat to talk about learning from the darkest moments of her and her guests' lives. And why it's important to have these conversations (responsibly). During Hypotheticals, Allison has some questions about how to handle a nervous flower girl. And, finally, why won't Diane Feinstein step down when her absence from Congress is making it impossible for the Dems to make judicial appointments? Does feminism mean we have to support all women no matter what?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
24/05/231h

Too Long Did Read (It): #BoyMoms Wanna Date Their Sons

Gabe shares how it's easy to get into anywhere while wearing a high visibility vest with posts from r/ActLikeYouBelong. Melisa is an expert at attending events she isn't supposed to be at. r/thanksImcured collects responses to people's mental illnesses and trauma that are insulting, condescending, and...obvious. A horrible hook up leaves a handwritten note with "constructive feedback." The trio all have different opinions on this tactic. Allison was called out for a "Not Like The Other Girls" post. Is it possible to be an anti-fan of someone? And finally, can Melisa stump Reddit with clowns? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
22/05/2329m 34s

Small Businesses With Steve Hall, Attachment Styles, and Anti-Semitism

tw: brief mention of pedophilia, racism, and Anti-Semitism Allison has a TV rec that you MUST watch. Shelly writes in to ask about attachment styles and how to know what that means for her relationships. Gabe has an unexpected emotional reaction to the question. Then, Steve Hall from the Local Initiatives Support Corp joins the podcast to talk about how to support small businesses and the importance of buying local. Plus, important tips for newly minted business owners. Is a 1970s record store owner asking you to listen to records in the back a date or entrapment? And finally, a listener asked us to discuss Anti-Semitism and its dangers during our Topixxx segment. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
17/05/231h 15m

TLDRI: I Don't Love It When It's Stinky Stinky

tw: fatphobia and anti-fat bias Our trio's deep dive begins with a subreddit for long hair that provides loving support if you want your hair to touch the ground. Allison then reads a r/menwritingwomen post that is so cringey we'd understand if you can't listen or want to rip your ears off. Next, r/HelpMeFind brings us a fun cat toy that Gabe has actually contemplated buying and sparks a conversation about lost things. Finally, wholesome updates on a growing asparagus, Allison is the new cartoonist for Dilbert, Melisa finds a relevant subreddit faster than Gabe or Allison ever could, and stories about bad summer camp haircuts. Also, fatphobia in action. Oy.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
15/05/2332m 48s

The Housing Crisis with Andreina Kniss, Trans Imposter Syndrome, and the WGA Writers Strike

Allison fights through her discomfort to promote her Substack (please subscribe!). The duo (but mostly Gabe) then try to help a listener who is battling transgender imposter syndrome and isn't sure if they are "trans enough" for top surgery. K-Town for All's Andreina Kniss joins the chat to talk about misconceptions around unhoused populations, the housing crisis and the subtle tactics landlords use to continue discrimination. It's an incredibly important topic and we are so thankful to get to discuss it with such a knowledgeable advocate. And finally, the WGA writers' strike and why every job deserves equal pay.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/05/231h 24m

TLDRI: If You Can't Be Around Somebody's That Pregnant, That's Part Of The Problem

In r/relationship_advice, an UNBEARABLE man's best friend wants him to dump his girlfriend, a single mom who he's already broken up with numerous times. Allison admits she'll be terrible and demanding during pregnancy. Then, a Redditor finds creepy Post-its around his house. Allison loves pranks, Gabe loves revenge. Melisa wants to know if Allison's dad talks about her. In r/ProRevenge, a guy gets one over on a boss who is trying to underpay him. Plus, malicious compliance! And finally, a WEIRD Reddit or Not phrase born from our 4/20 high show. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
08/05/2331m 51s

A Secret Addiction with Laura Cathcart Robbins, Queerplatonic Partnership and Writing Workshops

tw: racism, addiction Allison worries she's a bad dog mom after Sugar has a paw injury. Gabe's name change went through and he shares why he chose the "male" gender marker. Next, a listener writes in to ask about how to platonically purchase a home with a close friend and still be able to date other people. The incredible Laura Cathcart Robbins joins to talk about what it's like to be a Black woman in the addiction space, her unconventional journey to sobriety, and the importance of representation in recovery. And finally, Melisa got into an awesome writing workshop which prompts a big discussion about the writing process! This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
03/05/231h 27m

Too Long Did Read (It): Scared And Confused About My Wife's Belly Button

Allison starts off by sharing one of Reddit's longest inside jokes that leads to a discussion of what type of jokes are allowed. They then dive into a cheating story that is about...a woman's belly button. Which prompts Allison to share her concerns about her own belly button. Next up, strange laws regarding bagels, air and beards! Then, old people doing weird stuff on Facebook and Melisa's new business idea that stumps Reddit.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
01/05/2331m 47s

Overcoming Sexual Shame with Zachary Zane, Weed As A Coping Mechanism and Allison’s Bachelorette

Allison's dead grandma is emailing her. A listener writes in to ask if they can still use weed for their mental health even though their therapist doesn't approve. Gabe reveals the reasons they got a new therapist who specializes in autism. Then author Zachary Zane joins the pod to talk about his book Boyslut, his life as a bisexual polyamorous man, and his OCD. He is basically Gabe and Allison's son. And finally, all the sexy secrets and friendship fun from Allison's Bachelorette weekend! This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
26/04/231h 27m

Too Long, Did Read (It): My Entire Life Doctors Have Wanted My Tonsils

Allison is still learning how this mysterious website works. Her investigation leads the group to clever comebacks, Court TV secrets and nose-breathing conspiracies! Glitch In The Matrix has a lot of rules. But they don't explain what happened to those razors! And finally, do you believe in the multiverse?? Because we sure do! Plus, a Grindr hook up with a reptile twist. Watch our 4/20 Live Show: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/video-only-jbu-goes-live-and-gets-high-tickets-622844734367 This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
24/04/2329m 39s

The Fat Doctor with Dr. Asher Larmie, Relationship Baggage, and Fame

Gabe shares a random night they had at a jazz club called The Baked Potato. The duo then try to help a listener whose past relationships have been negatively affecting her current one--especially with the pressure of her birthday coming up. Next, the Fat Doctor, Dr. Asher Larmie, joins the podcast to talk about weight stigma, anti-fat bias leading to treatment delay, the conspiracy to shell out damaging weight loss products and invent fatphobic medical conditions, and how we can rethink health, exercise, and weight. And finally, fame. Do we want it? What kind? And why? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
19/04/231h 29m

Too Long, Did Read (It): You Name It, We Shame It

Melisa and Gabe love winning people over. Allison doesn't have time for it. But she does have time to dive into international cigarette company conspiracies, pogs, Pokemon cards and a WILD 90s confession. How does one become a moderator on Reddit? Which celebrity got a bad rap for no reason? And what do you do if a bride doesn't want you to wear glasses at her wedding?? A variety of subreddits answer all these questions and more! Also, BUNNIES. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
17/04/2332m 13s

"Revenge Porn" with Leah Juliett, Calling Someone In, and Avoidance Draft Episode for Apr 12, 2023

Content warning: rape, sexual abuse, child sexual abuse, non-consent Allison is wearing makeup and no one cares. Gabe and Allison then answer a listener's question about what to do when their family responds poorly to being called in. Next, survivor advocate and image based sexual abuse activist Leah Juliett joins the podcast for a very important conversation about "revenge porn," how to teach young people about consent, and what to do about the future of our images online. Finally, avoidance! Melisa will not touch the mail. Allison is avoiding writing. And Gabe is still learning how to comfort people. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/04/231h 15m

Too Long Did Read (It): Cocomelon Communist

Allison needs magnets. Gabe feels connected to humanity through r/FoundPaper. Melisa hates looking weak. Do we keep letters from old lovers? Do we check Bibles for money? What is this show about? Gabe was hit by a bicycle once and then their relationship ended. We explore mom group shaming and a horrible post where a mother shares with the entire internet that her daughter lost her virginity and exactly how. Why is everyone obsessed with virginity? Especially your mother!! Plus, fighting the mob and exposing communist Peppa Pig!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/04/2334m 56s

Salary Transparency with Maya Lau, Friend Fights, and Memoirs

tw: mention of sexual assault in Hypotheticals, and mentions of shootings and violence in Topix Allison hates her insurance and Gabe hates their monotone testosterone voice. After complaining, the duo give advice to a listener who is concerned about a conflict between two friends and is wondering if she should meddle to try to fix things. Next, Maya Lau joins the podcast to explain the importance of salary transparency, the benefits of unionization, and eliminating shame around money. Plus, how do Allison and Gabe relate to each other around finances?Finally, memoirs! Who should write one? What makes a good one? And is there an age minimum requirement?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
05/04/231h 22m

Too Long Did Read (It): Hey Baby, I Just Shit My Pants, Can I Get In Yours?

The show gets a boost from some listener submitted subreddits. (Please keep sending!) Including r/rectalstickers which prompts a very relevant story from Allison. Then a deep dive into r/lifeofnorman, a subreddit about the mundane life of a fictional character named Norman, makes Allison, Gabe and Melisa very cozy and inspired. And finally, FauxMoi and DeuxMoi and a ridiculous misunderstanding.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
03/04/2336m 35s

Suicide Awareness with Allison Herman, Recognizing Love and Vaginal "Health" Gummies

The duo start off with a heartfelt plea for everyone to leave Apple (and Spotify!) reviews. (Please!!) They then try to help a Muslim listener who is't sure how to determine if someone is right for her. Allison Herman, educational director of Hope For The Day, joins the chat to talk about what we get wrong about suicide, ethcial journalism, the importance of peer support and how education makes a big impact. And finally: vaginal health gummies. They shouldn't exist.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
29/03/231h 12m

Too Long Did Read (It): I Left Shortly After She Started Crying

We continue to deep dive into the "medium" corners of Reddit. Subreddits explored include r/wewantplates, r/marijuanaenthusiasts and r/mildvandalism. We also read about a "Just No" Mother In Law who is a nightmare and...maybe a baby thief? We then share a revenge story worthy of popcorn and applause. And finally, Reddit Or Not ends on a technicality! Still counts! This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
27/03/2338m 15s

Intimate Partner Violence with Hayley Yocum, Writing For Pleasure and Small Business Ideas

Gabe And Allison start off by analyzing each other's laugh and granola bar preferences. They then try to help a listener who isn't sure if she is talented enough to finish writing her book or switch fields. Gender-based violence advocate Hayley Yocum joins the conversation to talk about domestic violence, how advocates help and what we misunderstand about IPV. And finally, what are our small business ideas? And is anyone willing to invest?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
22/03/231h 26m

Too Long, Did Read (It): You'll Never Dance On My Grave, You Evil Bitch

The trio start off by sharing fun facts about their breathing issues. Allison explores a "spooky" subreddit that is probably not based in truth. Gabe brags about being featured in a Neon Lighting subreddit. A relationship post sparks a conversation about whether some people are incapable of being broken up with. Next, everyone's favorite hobby drama: knitting wars! And finally, can you contact the partner of the person your partner cheated on you with?? (Try to say that five times fast! And then don't contact them!)  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
20/03/2336m 32s

Male Friendship with Gabe Mollica, Compulsive Lying, and Material Possessions

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Q1w3LxR1wF2QsdzEtspr8VOVCrEf5F-IvSNr1aA3V6g/edit?usp=sharing Gabe announces (not for the first time) that he wants to get a degree in mortuary science and be a funeral director. The duo then try to help a listener whose best friend can't seem to stop lying. Writer and performer Gabe Mollica joins the podcast to talk about male friendships, male loneliness, and how he has learned to have deeper relationships through his one-man show. And finally, material possessions! Is it bad to like stuff?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
15/03/231h 17m

Too Long, Did Read (It): Still Leaning Toward This Not Being Aliens

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/17nt0bTnB7n-Ynd8IKd_lfXKlLMmgkMp4mdq3JdFxO94/edit?usp=sharing The trio start off with a Reddit thread about animals that makes them question reality. Next, the r/regretfulparents subreddit has Gabe riveted. Allison learns what a sapiosexual is and the group is appalled by a post about mind-games in dating. A post leads Allison to wonder about alien conspiracy theories. And finally, disinfectant dicks!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
13/03/2333m 15s

Making Movies with Producer Daniela Taplin Lundberg, Secret Relationships and ChatGPT

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13WsA8sUJZg8N2-RJO-Aw7rzBl5qVronjMdTXsV1EGTY/edit?usp=sharing Melisa and Allison start off by sharing their intense lotion routines, which shocks Gabe to their core. Next, the duo have very different opinions about what to do when a guy you're sleeping with wants to keep your relationship secret for horrible reasons. Then, film producer Daniela Taplin Lundberg joins the pod to talk about the hard realities behind making movies, how much movies actually cost, and what producers really do. Movie making magic! And finally, ChatGPT. What is it? And will it rule us all? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
08/03/231h 10m

Too Long, Did Read (It): Surely Pinball of All Things Should Be Egalitarian

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1z3lzbz_woH46EPiYKAVOBvBf9WxXF925iGLEkE_8sfg/edit?usp=sharing Today we take a deep dive into r/HobbyDrama, where we discuss the long and twisted tale of a HUGELY sexist moment in the world of competitive pinball, presented by u/Beagleinthesnow (Who knew there was competitive pinball!) Then, a post prompts Allison to share her existing knowledge about interspecies friendship. And just when you think the show is over.... there's more! This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
06/03/2326m 43s

Gay and Gen Z Tiktok with Mak Ingemi, Dog Parenting, and Awards Shows

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1iOGtTXAOcgKNipTKoDq3ZTza0DMzPvdEt_e3qtMtmPk/edit?usp=sharing Allison's one year post-knee surgery. Gabe wants to know if any movie injuries have ever seemed real. First, a listener writes in wondering if threatening their dog with nail clippers when it's to keep them safely out of the kitchen is the right thing to do. How can we help our animals when they don't understand we're helping? And is negative reinforcement the way to go? Parenting is impossible! Then, Tiktoker and podcaster Mak Ingemi joins the pod to discuss trade secrets, share her frustrations with the app and give Gabe advice for how to go viral on #gaytok. And finally, award shows! Should they still exist?? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
01/03/231h 9m

Too Long, Did Read (It): If You Kill A Stranger, You Can Get Away With It

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SVUpq6ySIz-_QGLwEyM_qRNJ-kU6othabJwuJ5g5yRU/edit?usp=sharing We're back exploring the confounding corners of Reddit! The trio debate an Am I The Asshole about a man who doesn't want to take care of the dog his wife and kids have chosen to neglect. They then discuss an r/damnthat'sinteresting post that prompts a discussion on how to best kill your spouse. Also, why is the r/antiwork movement so controversial? Gabe, Allison and Melisa disagree on the semantics. But they do agree that Gabe has no filter!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
27/02/2332m 51s

Tabletop Role Playing Games with Eric Silver, Dating with ADHD and Expertise

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hYGtt7GrRbWNwSRb0fFwKMjX_whm3aUBMkk2fniJ4Hs/edit?usp=sharing Allison finally likes her nail color! (Thank god!) The duo then address a listener with ADHD who is worried about getting hyper fixated on their crush. Game master, Eric Silver, then joins the chat to talk about Dungeons & Dragons controversies, the art of playing RPGs and why both cute and strong goats are useful. And finally, what makes someone an "expert?"  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
22/02/231h 22m

Too Long, Did Read (It): If They Go Low, I'm Going To The Gutter

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nr3EgMDlGCaFr0ivoMrGZKJkvg1Ug9Iinw52kmM1ekM/edit?usp=sharing In our brand new weekly show, Melisa and Gabe teach Allison about "Today I Learned" where she finds a wild story about 1700s pirates hijacking the metric system from reaching the United States. Allison also misunderstands how to actually find a subreddit. Meanwhile, Gabe is skeptical of the authenticity of Reddit posts in r/movies and on Reddit in general. And Melisa, because of her commitment to social vengeance, is one of the most famous people in her very niche subreddits. Everyone is having a different experience!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
20/02/2326m 13s

Compulsory Heterosexuality with Alayna Joy, Guilt Around Environmentalism and Boycotting Movies

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QxhRx0w-DRZk6NcHOf7GtqT8cu2wsPCM4IIvsQLnfac/edit?usp=sharing Gabe opens up about their recent medical and mental ailments. It is exhausting to be a human! The duo then try to help a listener who feels overwhelming guilt when they aren't able to be environmentally conscious all the time. Alana Joy then joins the chat to talk about her journey of coming out and having to break her engagement to man. Which begs the question, how does compulsory heterosexuality impact all of our lives? And finally, boycotting movies! Is it worth it? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
15/02/231h 18m

Too Long, Did Read (It): Not My Cup Of Tea, But If My Friend Got It I'd Be Happy For Her

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MyEtnPAge3WCzpYdKjoDm5G77wvyK6rrXxUSWzCYq4E/edit?usp=sharing In a brand new weekly show, Gabe and Melisa attempt to teach Allison the ins and outs of the wonderful chaos that is Reddit. Our first episode includes a subreddit about Allison's engagement ring, incredible duck facts and a post about whether or not married people should have opposite sex best friends. Buckle up! It's time to explore!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
13/02/2326m 40s

Creating Apps with Tara Reed, When You're The Friend Who Plans Everything, and Gender Reveal Parties

Transcript: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kobQdTmcl9l-4OcXiagLRl5mVVyceQLMgaMuwq41H9s/edit?usp=sharing Gabe shares how and why they picked their new name! The duo then respond to a listener who is feeling frustrated that they are always the one to reach out and make plans. This sparks a conversation about Allison and Gabe'e own friendship dynamic. They're then joined by Tara Reed the founder of Apps Without Code to talk about app design, the tech industry and what the hell it means to "code." And finally, gender reveal parties! Why are they still happening?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
08/02/231h 22m

The Future of TV with Ashley Ray, Weaponizing Therapy and Where We Grew Up

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ah8FEYFpKTjQl_0NhbFJCAYRwDZL6Spf1QDMX738qiM/edit?usp=sharing We're going back in time to another episode without Gabe! (Recorded before their name change.) Allison and Melisa start off with a discussion of Allison's new mortal nemesis. The duo then try to help a listener whose sister is using their therapist's opinion as ammunition to prove she is always right and being mistreated. They're then joined by TV critic, Ashley Ray, who discusses the history of Black TV shows, forcing diverse characters in White stories and the changing landscape of TV in a world full of streamers. And finally, how much does where we grew up influence who we are today? And why don't we have accents?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
01/02/231h 19m

How To Have A "Good" Life with Dr. Marc Schulz, Gabe's Broken Engagement, and George Santos

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/16DmAgaQUA0w9JowmE_TYfYxAI3E4JNedbu03atvUCBM/edit?usp=sharing Gabe opens up about their broken engagement and why it's been so difficult to talk about publicly. The duo is then joined by Dr. Marc Schulz the associate director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, which has studied human happiness and fulfillment over decades. What makes us truly happy? And why is talking to strangers on a train one way to get there? And finally, George Santos. A true dumpster fire of a human being. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
25/01/231h 11m

The Ethics of True Crime with Yvette Gentile, Disclosing A Death By Suicide and Confrontation

tw: suicide, light transphobia, racist language in context of time period, sexual assault, incest, violent crime Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VcJAHssERzj7wlLLp3GUgLch4YBR1YZ0t0WF5kvR5yc/edit?usp=sharing Gabe (still going by Gaby in this episode) is a week out from top surgery and walks Allison through the whole vulnerable rollercoaster of a process! A listener writes in with a really tough question about how to explain a death by suicide in their family to other people. Next, Root Of Evil and Facing Evil co-host Yvette Gentile joins the podcast to talk about her own history with being connected to a gruesome crime and how she covers true crime with a focus on ethics and morals. Plus, how does restorative justice work when you cover violent crimes? And finally, confrontation! Turns out, not one style fits all!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Post-Production by Coco Llorens Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
18/01/231h 27m

Family Secrets with Carmen Rita Wong, When Your Ex Gets Engaged and 2023 Predictions

Transcription:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/15dZnWfgAy7S2idPHnc4CaUHkVK4-gWA5s992yVPtOco/edit?usp=sharing Gabe is missing but Allison and Melisa are doing their best without them goddamnit! They try to help a listener who isn't sure how to process their ex getting engaged. Carmen Rita Wong then joins the chat to discuss her new memoir about her mother's secrets and how they impacted Carmen's understanding of herself. And finally, predictions for 2023! Will we be right about anything? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/01/231h 16m

White QAnon Moms with Cristen Conger, Partner Won't Go Vegan, and Anti-Drag Legislation

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mquapHVIGLHLwuT7vw6FLyBZzrWk7XTBhCuFkJ2v9dc/edit?usp=sharing Allison finished the first draft of her book! Which leads to a discussion on work ethic and how the duo approach their various projects. Next, they answer a listener's question about how to get their non-vegan partner to better respect their veganism or at least stop half-promising to learn more about it without any follow through. Then, Unladylike host Cristen Conger joins the pod to talk about Illuminati influencer queens, aka white suburban QAnon moms and how they are causing more harm than we realize. And finally, Gaby talks about the dangers and violence of the anti-trans and anti-drag legislation in the wake of the Club Q gay bar shooting. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
04/01/231h 17m

REPLAY: The Myth of Laziness with Dr. Devon Price, How To Talk To Your Family About OCD Tendencies and Found Family

Original Air Date: January 27,2021 Allison and Gaby answer a listener's question regarding OCD tendencies and her family's (unfavorable) response to them. They're then joined by social psychologist Dr. Devon Price to talk about laziness (it doesn't exist) and the importance of context before judgement. And finally, found family! Who says you need to be related to be family? (Not us!)  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/17mBt9rWtbbDFFZwXDS9uvzXdVDIxxWuEfHIPfy3gK9g/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
28/12/221h 25m

Midwifery and Conception with Liam Kali, Being There For A Young Relative and Compromise

tw: mentions of dying/depression in the intro, ableism in the IQ Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1h-ofhpXbsNnjpz5N5_KrGEgCVj9d9zWrIL8shvzqwLY/edit?usp=sharing Allison is a winter, Gaby is a summer. And they each have problems with the other season's clothing options. Old Navy, please sponsor us. First, the duo answer a listener's very kind and thoughtful question about how to be there for a younger relative in crisis without overstepping their bounds. Then, midwife and "Queer Conception" author Liam Kali joins the podcast for a life-affirming conversation about the differences between a midwife, an OBGYN, and a doula, the specific gender and sexuality needs of queer and trans fertility and pregnancy, and how to make childbearing more comfortable and inclusive for everyone. Plus, is it bad to keep your kid who won't go to bed up all night using an air horn? Gaby says no. This game of Hypotheticals has DEPTH. And finally, compromise. Allison talks about flexibility in relationships, Gaby exposes their dad's silliness around name changes, and Melissa stands her ground better than either of them. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
21/12/221h 25m

K-pop! with Denise Kim, A Co-Worker's Inappropriate Jokes, and Gaby's Top Surgery

tw: surgery Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hw4xrVQqJPrgNIzLnSG-HqP4JxeycehhwuAayrnlhEQ/edit?usp=sharing Gaby and Allison start off with a lively discussion about Raskin pranks and bachelorette party fantasies. The duo then answer a listener's question about how to get over feeling uncomfortable about a co-worker's past inappropriate jokes. When do you need to move on and when do you need to address it? Next, K-pop star and Amatuer Hour host, Denise Kim, joins the pod to talk about the cutthroat grind of being a South Korean pop star, the business of turning teenagers into overnight idols and her experiences going solo. This interview is WILD, y'all! And finally, Gaby talks about their top surgery aka gender affirming chest surgery and their journey to this big day! This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
14/12/221h 28m

CATS (the animal) with Dr. Kristyn Vitale, Hating Your Mom, and Christmas Content

tw: cats killing mice  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NC3GkbSIt6yvRTNLej1RyStkV3099O3cYMJ9s1EFYns/edit?usp=sharing Gaby and Allison start off by brainstorming about Allison new fake sci-fi novel "Ooh, Spooky!" Next, they address a listener who wants to know how to not find their mom SO annoying. Then, an incredible interview with cat behavior specialist Dr. Kristyn Vitale all about feline-human relationships, wrongheaded myths about indoor and outdoor cats and the mystery of how kitties became domesticated. (Spoiler: it's so cute!) And finally, what's the deal with all the Christmas content? Noted Christian producer Melisa attempts to explain the appeal.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
07/12/221h 10m

Broadway! with Robert Hartwell, Hating To Exercise, and the Overton Window

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pCu3CR3HvAMW3lwO2IPAKzmo_DB-fzM7jI2zoVA_gQ4/edit?usp=sharing Is Allison driving people away?? (Again?!) The duo then try to help a listener who HATES to exercise even though it's been so helpful for their mental health. Robert Hartwell then joins to talk about his years as a Broadway performer, how you keep the same show fresh and the inner workings of one of the most magical industries in the world. And finally, the Overton Window. What is it and why is it changing?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
30/11/221h 18m

ALLISON'S ENGAGEMENT STORY! (And Some Other Stuff Too!)

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1T4Ax6OTg_4z9A9VAjo6jtjrTjFakgfOvSRIoS1W7LNw/edit?usp=sharing Our guest had a power outage! So you know what that means: A TALKING EPISODE! Allison gets to share her FULL engagement story for the first time! (1000/10 proposal! Very good job, John!) Gaby, Allison and Melisa then address a listener who doesn't know how to handle people not liking them. (Gaby can relate!) We wrap it all up with a rousing game of hypotheticals! Turns out, being a parent is tricky!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
23/11/221h 3m

Puppets! with David Bizzaro, Your Partner's Gender Identity, and Superstitions

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WgK685jGTia-74m3ufSWPCHka-6THemrTHwJUZqzryY/edit?usp=sharing tw: drowning, child abuse Allison relives medical trauma regarding her knee while Gaby inquires as to what AV and JV means in Allison's relationship with her fiance John. A listener then writes into the show about her AMAB (assigned male at birth) partner wanting to wear women's clothes and how his gender identity is affecting her attraction to him. Next, puppeteer David Bizzaro joins the podcast to talk about the wild world of puppeteering, how to build a grounded and iconic puppet character and why he got into it all in the first place. And finally, superstitions! Which do we believe in? And why can't you tell anyone what you wished for on that eyelash?! This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
16/11/221h 19m

Parenting Mentally Ill Children with Kelli Richardson Lawson, When You Care More Than Your Partner and Marital Hatred

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GOaKNW1i3l1EGYtgOVI4_slxraNfdNcpNerkibI34VI/edit?usp=sharing Huge reveal to start: Allison looks cute in a hat and Gaby owns a hat they never wear. The duo then address a listener who is afraid they are too emotionally dependent on their long distance partner. They're then joined by Kelli Richardson Lawson to talk about her SonRise Project which provides resources for parents of children who are struggling with mental wellness. She shares her own experience and why adjusting our expectations for our children can be so helpful. And finally, martial hatred. What the heck is that about?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
09/11/221h 16m

Psychedelic Problems with Dr. Lily Kay Ross and Dave Nickels, Painful Sex, and Revenge

tw: abuse, sexual abuse, medical abuse Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EQX2crMQyv0v6QpA2ch21JTFuGLQRcJBWBUc-RF0UiI/edit?usp=sharing First up, Allison learns that way more people listen to this podcast than she thought! What great news for her! Next, a listener writes in needing advice about dating when penetration has been historically painful. Is it possible to date without knowing if sex is on the table? The duo is then joined by Dr. Lily Kay Ross and Dave Nickels of the Power Trip podcast to discuss their controversial journalism surrounding the hastened medicalization of psychedelics before enough ethical research has been done. And finally, revenge. Turns out, Melisa is over it and Gaby is up to a lot of questionable stuff.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at https://www.youtube.com/justbetweenus And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
02/11/221h 32m

Defining Feminism with Florence Given, When To Buy A House With Your Partner And Incongruous Parts Of Our Personalities

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VEQ2Bu4ytif7AWk9CSYKv22SgCq2y-oDQg6jaKbiD9o/edit?usp=sharing Gaby is stressed and Allison is doing pilates! They then address a question from a listener about how to know when you are ready to purchase a house with a partner. Writer and illustrator Florence Given joins the chat to talk about her book, Women Don't Owe You Pretty, and why feminism can be a hard topic to productively talk about. The male gaze, internalized misogyny and the benefits of seeing a bunch of naked women are also covered! And finally, what parts of our personalities stand out as incongruous with the rest of us?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
26/10/221h 21m

The Future of Reality Dating Shows with Claire Fallon and Emma Gray, Asexual Coming Out, and Quiet Quitting

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cCzxuVJKMPJ90oRHcEiwgBOAXlQUqe21ibSaipF51Qs/edit?usp=sharing Gaby spins a rollercoaster of a tale of how they and their partner found themselves on a stranger's yacht during a funeral that they were assured wasn't a funeral. Then, Allison and Gaby answer a listener's question about if they have to come out as asexual to everyone and why the queer community feels entitled to people's sex life details. Next, Claire and Emma from Love To See It join the duo for a hilarious and intricate conversation about the future of reality dating re: racial, disability and fat representation. Finally, quiet quitting! Is it real and why is Allison doing it? JKJK. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
19/10/221h 28m

Buzzfeed and Mental Health with Ella Hart, Defining The Relationship, and The Fundamental Attribution Error

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1loIyup99cCltw6IEepM3LFsZ3E6PDgzE_gyTJFCXb3Y/edit?usp=sharing In a moving tribute, Gaby talks about their beloved uncle who passed away last week. The duo then answer a listener's question on whether the listener should ask for more in a situationship. (You don't ask! You don't get!) Ella Hart, digital producer and our old coworker from Buzzfeed, joins to spill all the tea about the mental health struggles that come with sharing your life and love on the Internet, behind the scenes of how the viral videos were made, going to rehab for bipolar disorder, and her very public queer romance with Youtuber Hannah Hart. It's such a good interview!! And finally, what is the fundamental attribution error and how does it impact our view of other people? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/10/221h 39m

Combating Negative Thoughts with Dr. Monica Vermani, Can You Tell Your Coworker You Like Them, and Sick Burns

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1F1O3gqJ5Yn4trBDefUFC4dYz-DF7igWdB5fRxIrMrLg/edit?usp=sharing Allison has trouble navigating her way...to the bagel shop. The duo then address a somewhat triggering question about sharing your feelings for a coworker despite being a polyamorous relationship that doesn't (yet) allow the listener to hook up with cis men. Clinical psychologist Dr. Monica Vermani joins to talk about finding balance, combating negative thinking and her own approach to life. And finally, sick burns! When are they appropriate?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
05/10/221h 17m

Queer Paradise with Mitra Kaboli, Having No Romantic Experience and Safe Injection Sites

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1G4bnk-GEYJbiTSzQsSwSgJiB6Nw5lZFfA80vxqfwB2w/edit?usp=sharing Gaby starts off by questioning their therapist's professionalism. What is and isn't allowed?? The duo then address a listener who worried their lack of romantic experience means they are doomed or broken. Podcaster Mitra Kaboli joins the chat to talk about spending a summer in Provincetown and what it taught her about queer community, queer hierarchies and her own needs. And finally, safe injection sites. How do they work and why are they so controversial?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
28/09/221h 2m

SPIDERS with Catherine Scott, Gendered Wedding Dress Codes and Scandalous Dancing

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13yCD5WYFXsFJ2h5Cz2iwTxgMIpXKNKAtWXjjvBRMJJ4/edit Gaby starts off by defending why it's okay that they don't respect their partner's boundaries. (Spoiler: it's not!) The duo then address a trans listener who isn't sure how to dress appropriately for their friend's wedding given their gendered instructions. Arachnologist, Catherine Scott, joins the chat to blow our mind about all things spiders! Did you know they can talk to each other through vibrations and have elaborate mating rituals? Now you do, baby! And finally, why is it so scandalous to dance (when you are a female politician)?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
21/09/221h 10m

Getting Unstuck with Britt Frank, When Your Friends Cheat and Niblings

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1APOGbMf6r8irSodFzbMQUpTuXCGKqcu1GkSUi2sFq5o/edit?usp=sharing tw: in IQ, discussion of cheating, attempted sexual assault Gaby is back in LA and reminiscing about their road trip to Allison's DREAM destination. The duo then address a listener who feels uncomfortable because their friends keep cheating on their significant others in front of her. Therapist Britt Frank joins the chat to talk about her balanced approach to mental health, the importance of understanding how our brains work and what roles dissociation plays in our lives. And finally, niblings! Why are we so obsessed with our nieces and nephews? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
14/09/221h 23m

The Mental Toll of Knee Surgery with Kaegan Hadley , Hating Your Friend's Partner and Celebrity Breakups

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/12gxaEGmE3DTVLd3g-k10f_qKa5rXuj_peRxLcYKYhE8/edit?usp=sharing Allison's new hair color sparks a surprising confession from Gaby. They then address a listener who hates their friend's boyfriend and doesn't know if they should say anything. (Relatable!) During this convo, a past incident comes up that DERAILS the podcast and is very much worth listening to even though Allison is mortified. (Gaby's fiance Mal joins the confrontation. Oh boy.) Occupational therapist Kaegan Hadley joins the chat to talk about the psychological toll of knee surgery, the importance of "why" when it comes to recovery, his own mental health journey and why it's so frustrating that Allison still can't crouch. Finally, celebrity breakups! How much are we entitled to know? Even if we want to know EVERYTHING!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
07/09/221h 21m

Friendship Coaching with Danielle Bayard Jackson, Sensory Problems, and Investigating A Former Head of State

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hzLM-qC4D0-u0dA_iydadNUoJ_i0ahEuXJAPcczf9Zw/edit?usp=sharing Gaby is six months sober! And Allison doesn't want to drink a mushroom! After these equally huge announcements, the duo answer a listener's question about what to do when her boyfriend wants the room hot, and she wants it cold. How do they sleep?! Plus what is fox fur? Next, they're joined by friendship coach Danielle Bayard Jackson who discusses navigating conflict in adult friendships, how to make sure you have quality relationships and connections, and the health risks of loneliness. During hypotheticals, we learn a lot about martyring moms. And finally, what precedent does it set that the FBI is investigating former head of state Donald Trump? And is it a good one?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
31/08/221h 14m

Keeping Romance Alive with Kristen Meinzer & Jolenta Greenberg, Leaving A Stressful Job and Updating Our Language

TW: In Topix, some slurs for gay people, disabled people, little people, and others are discussed Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YcldSlYQGf4NF39s_iKEUgiAseKEPb9c6Bk508FJCpU/edit?usp=sharing First, Allison tries to explain to a newly engaged Gaby why marriages can bring out a lot of emotions and complicated family dynamics. (Gaby remains confused.) The duo then address a listener's question about potentially leaving a hard job behind for a lower salary but a happier existence. Next, Romance Road Test's Kristen Meinzer and Jolenta Greenberg join the podcast to talk about publicly trying all kinds of romance advice with their husbands. Does any of this stuff actually help? Also, is it bad etiquette to orgasm in an escape room? And finally, why is it so hard for people to change the way they talk even after learning certain words are hurtful?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
24/08/221h 20m

Destroying the Path to Youth Incarceration with Armand King, Being Alone After A Break Up and Our Worst Takes

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WwD1AY4m_GcGMffJq7YyIP31YMDx5MZbqFpkQ6aWaik/edit?usp=sharing The duo comes out of the gate with some strong points on nihilism and the purpose of life. (NBD!) They then attempt to answer a listener who wonders if she needs to "be alone" in order to have a healthy relationship in the future. Armand King joins the conversation to talk about his work helping kids avoid going down bad paths by pulling from his own experience. What did he wish he knew when he was younger? And why is prevention so important? and finally, our worst takes over the years. Eep!  To donate to Armand's program click here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/walkwithmeimpact/walk-with-me-impact?ref=discovery This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey.   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
17/08/221h 25m

Bad Sex with Nona Willis Aronowitz, Being Uncomfortable Networking, and Gaby and Mal's Engagement Story

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1J0GFKGq2wzQFkVse4lawy2kPJjjZ83YWTo44_HGq-xo/edit?usp=sharing Gaby is engaged!!! Allison and Gaby are sad to not be in person for this monumental moment! But they carry on with gossiping about their families anyway. A listener asks a question about being uncomfortable networking post-college. Allison tells a wild story about working for a man who was in the Swedish mafia. The duo talk about running yourself ragged to meet the right people and how to handle post-college stress when looking for a job in the entertainment industry. Then, BAD SEX author Nona Willis Aronowitz joins to talk about diving into her famous mother's personal life for her book, her own marriage's tumultuous ending, and what she uncovered about the feminist movement and sex. Finally, Mal Blum grabs a mic to talk about their and Gaby's recent engagement!! We get the story and also some details they haven't shared anywhere else. Exclusive stuff!!      This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, and Alex Ramsey   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/08/221h 26m

Finding The Funny In ADHD with Blaire Postman, Friends Who Won't Accept Help and Gifts

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Pphc_yTebWCUAIiG84lKOeK4lpBq9eKwPU4oaLUQPgA/edit?usp=sharing The duo is LOOPY in the intro. Allison drinks blood. The anti-depressant pills are too big to swallow. And Mafioso names are discussed. Allison and Gaby eventually get it together to answer a listener's question about how to deal with a friend who won't accept help despite being in a bad situation. ADHD comedian Blaire Postman then joins the pod for a hilarious and insightful conversation about getting an adult ADHD diagnosis, starting to pursue her dreams "later in life," and capitalism's standards for "work success." Finally, what makes a good gift giver and what counts as a good gift? Plus, Melisa wants her goddamn Easter bunny! This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, Tracy Soren   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog News.Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
03/08/221h 28m

Unlocking Your Sexuality with Katie Roberts, Fighting Moral Scrupulosity OCD and Brittney Griner's Detainment

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wf_uHm6co9Bi8pwSHoMZj6zihuq2xZP1Ak0EimbUgPs/edit?usp=sharing First, Gaby and Allison discuss the state of their texting friendship. Then, they answer a listener's question about morality OCD and worrying about being a "good" person adhering to all of their morals all the time. Next, Clit Talk host and sex educator Katie Roberts joins the show to talk about her journey of sexual repression to focusing on her pleasure and increasing her emotional intimacy. During Hypotheticals, we learn all about Kitty Bags and her story Kitty In The Big Old City and we are all better for it. And finally, Melisa joins the pod to talk about the geopolitical, racial and sexist situation with Brittney Griner being held hostage in Russia. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, Tracy Soren   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog News.Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
27/07/221h 26m

Sikh Wisdom with Dr. Simran Jeet Singh, Compulsively Checking Your Ex's Social Media, and Gaby's (Shocking!) Dating Life

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/14xIY14KhC4Q8Ak4sZc-qTPWTCcGnDwj0J3t-oOjHuRg/edit?usp=sharing How do we get people to watch the full length YouTube videos?? Is it an earwax candle?? Should they each do one on camera? We'll try almost anything! First, Allison and Gaby discuss a listener who writes in upset that they still check their ex's social media daily, even though they're not still in love with him. What gives? Then, they're joined by author Dr. Simran Jeet Singh to talk about the wisdom of the Sikh religion, his experiences as a man wearing a turban post-9/11, and why solidarity with other religions (like Islam) is so important for unity. Finally, a deep dive into the juicy updates in Gaby's sex and dating life and their newfound philosophies on their polyamorous lifestyle. Because they've been DYING to tell us all. This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, Tracy Soren   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
20/07/221h 16m

Facial Difference Equality with Phyllida Swift, When Your Family Doesn't Want A Relationship, and Unintentional Harm

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GCtezxO6Hhq5rxNgG12RHCgSsPZ_h4bqMnC4krPg6qI/edit?usp=sharing First, Allison shares her new diagnosis of SIBO, which has brought her so much relief (and many antibiotics!). The duo then answer a listener's question about how to handle her brother not wanting her to be as involved in his life as she wants to be. Next, facial equality activist Phyllida Swift joins to talk about her experiences with facial scarring, her fascinating advocacy work within the facial difference community, and how we can all be better about our own perceptions of facial differences. And finally: unintentional harm! How do we know if our attempt to help is actually hurting??  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, Tracy Soren   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog News.Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
13/07/221h 6m

Queer Family Secrets with Gayla Turner, Wedding Drama, and the Jan 6th Hearings

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CKqgLktzJAUZUw_cy9EYKwwITfDFpJNfSXGdH87hJVs/edit?usp=sharing Gaby and Allison are BIG MAD about Roe v. Wade being overturned. But they get it together enough to address a listener who wants to feel more comfortable taking up space in her friendships. They then interview Gayla Turner about her new book which uncovers the secret queer life of her grandma in the '20s! And finally, the January 6th Hearings. Do they matter? And if so, how?  HUGE NOTE: All episodes moving forward will now be available as video on our YouTube channel: youtube.com/justbetweenusshow  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, Tracy Soren   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
06/07/221h 16m

Embracing The Bittersweet with Susan Cain, Saying Goodbye, and Liking Yourself

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cEV15XrqMFVMv-NMGW9xlWlCA2lWzxMP7jS7x0vL0qs/edit?usp=sharing First, Gaby addresses some dating gossip and DMs that have been hurtful regarding their transition. Then, Allison and Gaby answer a listener's question about how to deal with breaking down every time she has to leave her long distance boyfriend. Next, they interview best-selling author Susan Cain about the unifying force of longing and how to handle grief as well as some beautiful reflections on human complexity, Buddhist philosophy, and new ways to think about healing. During hypotheticals Allison psychically predicts an upcoming event in Susan's life - or maybe it's just that time of year. And finally, how do you learn to like yourself? Why is producer Melisa so confident? And what does she like about us??? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, Tracy Soren   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
29/06/221h 22m

Getting A Late Autism Diagnosis with Demi Burnett, Being Wrong For Your Partner, and Feedback on Our Guests

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PUb6E381ZkI-yrIpEXC-4NL1JT1y21zj6HQTPULLe1U/edit?usp=sharing First, an update on Gaby's testosterone journey and the problem of comparing themselves to others on T. Allison and Gaby then give their thoughts on a listener who worries they're not right for their partner and wonders if they should break up before causing any more harm. Next, the duo talk to Bachelor star and DemiGoddess host Demi Burnett about her late in life autism diagnosis, the way her specific autism shows up in the world, and the way reality TV exacerbated her mental health. And finally, Allison and Gaby share some listener feedback about their choice of guests and discuss how they can better push back during interviews.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, Tracy Soren   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
22/06/221h 23m

Drag! with Monet X Change, Bipolar Bestie, and Allison's Vegetarianism

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LV1QAy8zAb_-R9h2OyITd_PZ4NCPQcEY39B6vozJyxk/edit?usp=sharing First, Gaby shares the passing of their neighbor and friend Dita, celebrates her unique and interesting life, and talks about all she brought to them and their partner's lives. Then, Allison and Gaby answer a listener's question about how to handle their bipolar bestie, with examples from Gaby's real diagnosis. Next, they talk to All Stars 7 star and drag queen legend Monet X Change about keeping secrets while on reality TV, exaggerating to her bestie Bob The Drag Queen, the cross-generational connection between older and younger drag queens, and the importance of preserving lesbian and gay bars. And lastly, Allison's a vegetarian again! Gaby thinks she's a role model! This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, Tracy Soren   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
15/06/221h 9m

Good News with Upworthy's Alison Rosen, Not Feeling Heard and Gaby's Hatred of Comedy

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1h8ydsjzYCZM7AptmRCPo9-ni8tfNdKMSnjxrs50JxGo/edit?usp=sharing Allison starts off strong by BEGGING everyone to leave a review of her new book on Amazon and Goodreads. (PLEASE!!!) The duo then tackle a listener's question about how to move forward without feeling heard following a falling out with a friend. Alison Rosen then joins the chat to talk about covering good news (for once!) and why bad news often overshadows it in the media. And finally, Gaby's hatred of comedy, which is actually pretty serious.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, Tracy Soren   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
08/06/221h 23m

Disinformation with Bridget Todd, Friend Crushes, and the Supreme Court

Transcript: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1I6YTf6ZYpQOca9Q118Ne7TG4p46Q9qm1k0uqWZ0OL7A/edit?usp=sharing First, Gaby and Allison answer a listener's question about having an unwanted crush on their friend and co-worker by revisiting their own pasts, current friend-crushes, and that one time they made out as a prank. They then interview Bridget Todd, the host of "There Are No Girls on the Internet" and "Disinformed," about the spread of misinformation, social media's pros and cons for marginalized groups, and what responsibilities different online platforms have to the real world. And finally, the trio discuss the Supreme Court, their gripes with it, and hopes for the future, despite the bleak and alarmist path ahead. This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
01/06/221h 19m

Jewish Identity with Ginna Green and Lynn Harris, Navigating Male Coworkers, and First Impressions

tw: mention of rape and sexual harassment during IQ, discussion of anti-Semiticism in the interview portion Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1B6ZV6Y9zxaNtjjcIcoxPYQZZk7A2Qg85-Q9lzaX_R_8/edit?usp=sharing First, Gaby and Allison try accents. The results are mixed. (But do listen to their new AMP radio shows on Wednesday and Thursday mornings anyway!) The duo then answer a listener's question about the ability to trust male co-workers as mentors and friends after they've been burned before. Next, they're joined by Ginna Green and Lynn Harris to talk about the stereotypes of Jewish mothers, Allison and Gaby's complicated relationships to Judaism, gatekeeping within the community and the residual trauma of being a marginalized ethnicity. And finally, first impressions. Do they matter?! And are they ever right? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
25/05/221h 22m

The Business of Medicine with Dr. Efrat LaMandre, Going Out Alone, and Villains Draft Episode for May 18, 2022

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SUZNxjsoeoKNKnvgkNXdhSb3CkkXu24P1aEmPTwU2xo/edit?usp=sharing First, Gaby and Allison admit that they are overwhelmed and in yucky moods! (It happens!) They then answer a listener's question about how to become more comfortable going out and doing things alone in public. Dr. Efrat LaMandre joins the chat to talk about opening a practice as an autonomous nurse practitioner to fill in a healthcare gap and how to concentrate healthcare and doctors in a way that actually serves the patient. And, following a rousing game of hypotheticals, the duo discuss the concept of villains! Allison gives good advice and Gaby manages to bring up Hitler more than once. A true win for both.     This has been a Forever Dog production    Produced by Melisa D. Monts   Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren    To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
18/05/221h 25m

Benevolent Sexism with Celeste Headlee, Trusting Your Decisions, and Student Loans

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ok-D11D1qqeC9BRRZBR4ukZFtGjq4SD9Ebfe0x1UH3A/edit?usp=sharing We start off with Gaby freaking Allison out with Conspiracy Corner. They then answer a listener's question regarding going back and forth about breaking up with their boyfriend when their thoughts fluctuate so wildly. Next, the duo talk to Celeste Headlee, author of, "You're Cute When You're Mad," about casual and benevolent sexism, examining our own unconscious/implicit bias, why shame is an ineffective tool, and how and why to step in when you see microaggressions happening. And finally, Gaby and Allison get into the nitty gritty of student loans as a class and economic mobility question. Real simple stuff.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren  To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/05/221h 21m

THE FIRST OFFICIAL TALKING EPISODE THAT EVERYONE ASKED FOR

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uuyTwcQ3w0xQs3viDXQ9cQG8_mKOPrWbJZetT7_LBq4/edit?usp=sharing Allison, Gaby and Melisa are bringing you an episode where they're just chatting. We talk dry eyes, Melisa's sexy voice, Gaby's skills as a manager, why viral videos are fake, growing cynicism, Melisa's desire to scam, Hollywood parties, work meetings gone awry, making social justice change in your industry, being an ally to someone not in your marginalized group, Gaby's testosterone journey, and Allison's thoughts on the perceptions of different mental health disorders. Then, they play a rousing game of Hypotheticals involving weed, a talented cellist, childhood stuffed animals, and five whole dollars. Even our ratings segment goes off the rails. Is this what you want??? Or have we made a horrible mistake??  Allison's Book Events: San Francisco Book Event: https://www.booksinc.net/event/allison-raskin-and-logan-ury-discuss-overthinking-about-you-opera-plaza   Chicago Book Event: https://madstreetbooks.com/events/16799    New York Book Event: https://shop.wordbookstores.com/event/word-presents-allison-raskin This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren  To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
04/05/221h 1m

Disability Rights with Imani Barbarin, Uneven Sex Drives, and Sharing Your Opinion

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1r1iIX0u1tyhQS6hAhvWU2ryY52o3OvCcJNwp9HsPFAg/edit?usp=sharing Allison's back on coffee!! Watch out!! First, the duo answer a listener's question about them and their partner's uneven sex life and what to do about it when they move in together for the first time. They then talk to the brilliant and charming Imani Barbarin about disability rights and how COVID will have a long term impact on everyone. And finally, sharing your opinion. When? Why? And how can Gaby stop? Los Angeles Book Event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/book-talk-allison-raskins-overthinking-about-you-tickets-315685512867   San Francisco Book Event: https://www.booksinc.net/event/allison-raskin-and-logan-ury-discuss-overthinking-about-you-opera-plaza   Chicago Book Event: https://madstreetbooks.com/events/16799    New York Book Event: https://shop.wordbookstores.com/event/word-presents-allison-raskin This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren  To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
27/04/221h 23m

The Importance of Reading with Glory Edim of Well-Read Black Girl, Dating Your Friend's Ex and Gaby's Gender Journey

Trigger warning: gender and transphobia Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1s537-BEofHpl4ow_rPkLMeQHiXWLbCNRob93ZEDfpdA/edit?usp=sharing   Allison is going on a book tour! And Gaby has some great jokes about it! The duo then attempt to answer a listener's question about feeling guilty for dating her friend's ex--even though she has her blessing! Next, Glory Edim of Well Read Black Girl joins the pod to have a very charming conversation about why people love book clubs, making space for Black women and literature, and why storytelling enriches our lives. Finally, Gaby describes their gender journey, insurance problems getting testosterone, and the reactions of cis people in their life. It truly is a journey!  Los Angeles Book Event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/book-talk-allison-raskins-overthinking-about-you-tickets-315685512867   San Francisco Book Event: https://www.booksinc.net/event/allison-raskin-and-logan-ury-discuss-overthinking-about-you-opera-plaza   Chicago Book Event: https://madstreetbooks.com/events/16799    New York Book Event: https://shop.wordbookstores.com/event/word-presents-allison-raskin This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren  To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
20/04/221h 30m

Small Farming with Jake Hunt, Navigating a YouTube Addiction, and Allison's Book

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uB5iiU69YPxHK9jey2Bhtmn7rc15N7qXsL6xraUnHGI/edit?usp=sharing First, Allison gives an update on her knee and what it's like learning how to walk again! Wild! Then, a listener writes in wondering what to do about their boyfriend trying to control their intense YouTube consumption. Next, the duo talk to small farmer Jake Hunt about the trials and tribulations of running an independent family farm, how climate change affects his business, and why politicians often pass laws that don't work in the favor of the rural farmer economy. And finally, a deep dive into Allison's upcoming book: OVERTHINKING ABOUT YOU! Click the link below to pre-order and get free merchandise as a thank you!  Buy Allison's Book: bit.ly/overthinkingaboutyou  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
13/04/221h 3m

Sex and Dating Over 50 with Laura Stassi, Having A Transphobic Mentor, and the Zeitgeist

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sCtMB-qKocctRqAxBMCgwPYiIBvryvxaMgG4wbBp6a0/edit?usp=sharing Gaby starts off by trying to convince Allison to have a gallery showing of her watercolor paintings at Gaby's house! (But refuses to showcase any of Allison's cartoons. Rude!) The duo then answer a non-binary listener's question about how to handle finding out their mentor is a transphobe on the Internet. Dating While Gray's Laura Stassi joins the chat to talk all about sex and dating over the age of 50. Is it more complicated? Less?? The Same??? And finally, how important is it to keep up with pop culture? Do we have to care? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
06/04/221h 31m

Saving Yourself with Cameron Esposito, Letting Go of a Toxic Ex and Comfort Food

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EpcmpAKSnuLkQXV-_AaJK_4YdA8up1k17Ze1fSQSVKA/edit?usp=sharing Following some classic acid reflux talk, Gaby and Allison offer some insight for a listener who is having trouble moving on from a toxic ex, despite not having talked to them in years. They're then joined by Cameron Esposito to discuss her memoir, her ever-changing relationship with religion and how she's learned to take better care of herself over the years. The episode wraps up with an in depth discussion of comfort food including a large shout out to kugel. Wow, it's the best.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
30/03/221h 19m

Whale Conservation with Jared Towers, Lack of Motivation, and Boredom (Part Two)

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1K2fFG_tWgwq3bKzDc0BP6GYjvhhnuYqXx7vd7Ga92gQ/edit?usp=sharing Gaby is struggling with emotional regulation and Allison is struggling with...her hair color. They then answer a listener's question about determining if you're actually burned out or just unmotivated. Allison shares a similar problem she's had in regards to her graduate degree. Jared Towers then joins the chat to talk about his job as a whale researcher, whale behaviors and why whales are so cute we almost cried. And finally, we get to the root of boredom. Apparently, all you need to fix it is gel pens?  Learn more about Bay Cetology: baycetology.org  Follow on Twitter: @baycetology Find out more about cool new cetacean science on our crowdcast called Cetacean Sessions at crowdcast.io/cetaceansessions. Follow Jared on Instagram: @JTCoastal Follow Jared on Facebook: Jared Towers  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
23/03/221h 24m

From Well-Read Black Girl: Min Jin Lee on Being a Student of bell hooks

We're sharing a special preview of the new podcast, Well-Read Black Girl from Pushkin Industries. Well-Read Black Girl is the literary kickback you never knew you needed. Glory Edim, author and founder of the Well-Read Black Girl community, sits in deep, honest and close conversation with authors like Tarana Burke, Anita Hill, Gabrielle Union, Brit Bennett and more. You’ll also meet book club members, literacy advocates, and Black booksellers to hear what they’re reading and what it means to be well-read. In this preview, Glory talks with Korean American author and teacher Min Jin Lee. Min talks about being a student of bell hooks and what the experience taught her about the power of the written word.  You can listen to Well-Read Black Girl at  https://podcasts.pushkin.fm/wrbgjbu. Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
21/03/226m 52s

LGBTQ+ Youth with Camp Brave Trails, Anti-Vax Partner, and Boredom Part 1

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Q8xsdzcqqsocYiJFnJjQrXfGoRh9xqEG_UZ7QKrgYw8/edit?usp=sharing Is Allison lying about her ant named Martin? Is this like Teresa the Turtle all over again? Who is Bob-Fred? First, a listener writes in and asks for advice about handling her boyfriend, who comes from an adamantly anti-vax family. Then, the duo is joined by Kayla Weissbuch of Camp Brave Trails, an organization with programming for LGBTQ+ youth including a summer camp. They talk about the recent political attacks against queer and trans youth, the need for inclusive and affirming spaces, and advice for parents of LGBTQ young people. There are (amny) tears! And finally, Gaby, Allison and Melisa tried to talk about boredom and it got... way out of hand.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
16/03/221h 11m

Fighting Fast Fashion with Ayesha Barenblat, Dating With A Disability and Changing Your Name

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hEyP0rgiYF6ek7sL2QvQ_KZSxcAinVsyWezXysmuNHs/edit?usp=sharing Allison is having a rough recovery from knee surgery and would like to be magically better please! The duo then answer a listener's question about dating despite having to be financially dependent on her parents due to a disability. They're then joined by activist Ayesha Barenblat to talk about fighting fast fashion, promoting sustainability and helping garment workers get fair pay. And finally, changing your name! When is it the right decision? And why are there so many forms?!    This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
09/03/221h 14m

Burnout with Dr. Shelly Bhowmik, Your Partner's Financial Literacy and Surgery

Transcription? https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yBjfE21eWi9lZv6fp1-mCz4IrLv65xPE22udHkcbWNU/edit?usp=sharing Allison had major knee surgery and she is ....not okay. More importantly, she wants to talk about how Gaby and their partner introduced their parents to each other! Love! The duo then answer a listener's question about navigating financial differences with a partner who isn't interested in talking about money. Dr. Shelly Bhowmik then joins the chat to talk all about burnout; what it is, how to notice it and how to try to combat it. And finally, the saga of Allison's knee surgery. Turns out, it's not a great time. Send her all your good vibes!!! (Unless of course, she did commit arson.)   The interview contains mentions of suicide. The topix section discusses surgery and blood. Please take care when listening.   This has been a Forever Dog production    Produced by Melisa D. Monts   Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
02/03/221h 15m

Progressive Politics with City Council Candidates Hugo Soto-Martinez and Eunisses Hernandez, Your Partner Wanting to Break Up and Technology

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tgbArAKVM8xm5pbcBr3lWUcJaHIW1b_GeLJZ-xWrJWI/edit?usp=sharing Gaby and Allison start off by sharing some misadventures with duvet covers. (Very scandalous!) They then try to help a listener whose partner wants to break up with her because he needs to focus on his mental health. City council candidates Hugo Soto-Martinez and Eunisses Hernandez then join the chat to talk grassroots movements, failing our citizens and the power of organizers. And finally, technology! Friend? Foe? Both?!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
23/02/221h 13m

Multi-Level Marketing with Anti-MLM Activist Roberta Blevins, Revealing Your Mental Health Symptoms to a Partner and Facing Your Fears

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JzeNliWUvW3nww00UfKtYsu21np3HhenQ4H3jTNq9a0/edit?usp=sharing First, Gaby shares their experience partying at gay bars with the Lebanese queer metal band Slave To Sirens and how it made them appreciate being openly queer again. The duo then answer a listener's question about hiding her flaws and mental health symptoms from her "perfect" long distance boyfriend. Next, Roberta Blevins, star of the LulaRich documentary, joins the show to talk about her experience in multi-level marketing pyramid schemes, how to spot and avoid them, and the emotional and financial ramifications of these scams. And finally, facing your fears. Gaby says vulnerability sucks. But not as much as sleep paralysis. Luckily, Allison has some real-world advice. ALSO JOIN HER SUBSTACK: emotionalsupportlady.substack.com!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
16/02/221h 17m

Sexological Bodywork with Dolly Josette, Falling For Broken People, and Moving

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/195iXMwEVpUJYPaJL5K5xoALyuLzAIFiee3TihXbpGkA/edit?usp=sharing First, Gaby and Allison respond to a listener who is concerned that they always fall for "broken people." They then interview Dolly Josette about sexological bodywork, how touch can be healing and the importance of connecting with your body. And finally, Melisa joins to talk about all the emotions and stress tied to everyone's least favorite activity: moving!  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
09/02/221h 18m

The Future of Veganism with Roanne Van Voorst, the Pressure of Societal Beauty Standards and Nostalgia

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sZMhHjHARh0V_Uof2ILq0sj_z8nMUXrOgNM4Fn2Ex1E/edit?usp=sharing Gossip! Good, bad or feathers? Wait, what? Who is someone you really like? First, the duo answer a listener's question about their close relationship with their father being impacted by how often he comments on women's beauty and pushes beauty standards on her. It opens up a huge conversation about our looks-based society. Then, they interview future-anthropologist Roanne Van Voost about veganism, climate change, and a world where eating animals becomes as taboo as smoking cigarettes. And finally, nostalgia! Producer Melisa joins us to talk about what we are nostalgic for. Lite Brite for the win.    This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
02/02/221h 20m

Writing Cult Classics with Kiwi Smith, Accepting Anxiety, and Celebrity Deaths

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1d4bgG0TOOIYK4EZD7sCxBP8TI5VMvvC2sNjxnB7cTU8/edit?usp=sharing Gaby starts off by sharing some hot tips from their couples therapist. The duo then tackle a listener's question on how to accept that their anxiety will be a constant in their life. Screenwriter Kiwi Smith then joins in to talk about her work on early 00s female-led rom coms including 10 Things I Hate About You, Legally Blonde, and She's The Man. What is it like to have written such culturally iconic films? What's the secret sauce? Why the heck don't we have movies like this today!? And finally, celebrity deaths and the idea of public mourning. Good? Bad? Helpful?  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio, Alex Ramsey, and Tracy Soren. To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
26/01/2256m 43s

Resolving Twitter Beefs with YA Author Becky Albertalli, Crushing On Your Roommate, and Big Life Changes

TW: Brief mentions of suicide during the interview Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1X4iamS349L2kjNL8LBCQz56Ffv0gy0OvpaFFF12fKp4/edit?usp=sharing First up, doggie DNA tests! Are they reliable? And is Sugar even a dog at all? Gaby and Allison then shift gears to give a listener advice on how to approach her romantic feelings for her roommate who has a new boyfriend. They then interview YA superstar Becky Albertalli about book fandom, her own queerness, and the reconciliation of a huge Twitter beef between her and Gaby. (Very juicy, would recommend!) And finally, Allison has a big life change to announce! Life is a rollercoaster, baby! This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagramOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
19/01/221h 10m

Romance Novels with Jackie Kashian, Dating Again After A HORRIBLE Breakup, and Family Loyalty

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/16bQpQ4VDE3uvNeFGDon4qfcJfMolLdtX6dO1s2WDFF8/edit?usp=sharing First, Gaby calls a motel and finds that the front desk people are not very good liars. Then, the duo respond to a listener who is trying to date again after being left in a horrible manner by her ex-fiance--something Allison has a lot of experience and advice about. Next, they talk to comedian and romance novel aficionado Jackie Kashian all about romance novels as a genre, how women fans are devalued, and the ways women are portrayed in media written by women compared to media written by men. And finally, family loyalty. Would you put yourself at risk for a sibling who broke the law? Looking at you Chris Cuomo!  Tw: discussion of rape fantasies, rape in soap operas and novels, sexism, racism This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagramOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/01/221h 12m

Side Hustles with Daniella Flores, Suddenly Wanting Children, and Reboots

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aJ41fV_-w14sFysVMAEC1DXBDBWnREdDOReuRKMchDA/edit?usp=sharing First, Allison will be in grad school forever. Then, the duo answer a listener's question about suddenly wanting children when their partner thought they did not. Will this blow up their life or make their life better? Only they can decide! Next, we have Daniella Flores, founder of ILikeToDabble.Com, on to discuss side hustle productivity culture, ideas for making money outside of a 9 to 5, and why side hustles have become so normalized. And of course, the danger of multi-level marketing schemes. Also, what are the Baltimore Orioles, really? Finally, reboots! Producer Melisa joins us to ask: Why? Daniella Flores' website: https://iliketodabble.com/ https://www.instagram.com/iliketodabbleblog/ This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
22/12/211h 11m

Reimagining Nutrition with Vanessa Rissetto, Getting A Pet When You're Afraid of Animals and Professionalism

Gaby and Allison start off by answering a listener's question about whether or not to get a pet to help with their mental health despite a fear of animals. (Yes! Yes! A thousand times yes!) They're then joined by registered dietician Vanessa Rissetto to talk about how she is disrupting her field and how we can reimagine our thoughts around nutrition and food. And finally, professionalism. Does it still exist? And if so, do we need it?  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zXuLXpjASnM8MMlNu0UMhEPE0pkk61eaPeb4mLHAcOw/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
15/12/211h 15m

Tattoos with Artist Brittny Abad, BF Hanging With Ex, and Democracy

Allison quits the show. But then sticks around to answer a listener's question about whether or not she should be concerned that her boyfriend is still a support system for his ex. The duo are then joined by tattoo artist Brittny Abad to talk about tattoo school, how tattooing actually works and why people love them so much! And finally: democracy. Is America doing it right? (Not really.)  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aEszh0Q83_YM3gSh9gtXBehZmwuQsSYIQzXBOEWMSTk/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
08/12/211h 10m

Utopian Lifestyles with Avery Trufelman, Sibling-Parent Conflicts, and Love Songs

Gaby's gone full Trekkie in the last year, but Allison has her own ideas about what aliens actually look like. After much debate about this, the duo answer a listener's question about getting involved in their siblings' volatile relationship with their parents. Next, Avery Trufelman joins the pod to talk all about lifestyle utopia, the world of home, and the various inventions that have changed our day to day. Finally, love songs! Why do we all get emotional about them? How does Gaby feel when their partner writes songs about them? And why have so many men made mix tapes for Melisa? Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kKqcxMC2LMSf0mQfs6YaPTfuWt2K5Atrwte2p6G8M8I/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts  Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
01/12/211h 14m

Lolita with Jamie Loftus, Friends At Different Life Stages, and Prevention

Tw: Lolita, pedophilia, childhood sexual assault (CSA) Taylor Swift owns our lives. That's right. It's "Gaby and Allison's Lives (Taylor's Version)." Then, the duo answer a listener's question about what to do when your friends want you to be at the exact same life stage they are. Next, they talk to podcaster extraordinaire Jamie Loftus, creator of the Lolita Podcast, all about what we've all gotten wrong about Nabakov's controversial book and the ways it affected generations of young women. And finally, prevention. Why is it the best way to handle your problems? Transcript: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nVkJVUGDldFxgu4JJFT9d76sn6cC6ruIg0SmiO69btA/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey   To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus   Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
24/11/211h 6m

Teaching Our Youth with Joe Dombrowski, Changing Your Own Mind and Manifesting

TW: pedophilia, homophobia, transphobia, child abuse, gun violence Are you looking for a great joke to tell at a dinner party? Don't worry, Allison has you covered. The duo then address a brave listener's question about how to change her own mind after being radicalized online. They're then joined by elementary school teacher turned stand up comic, Joe Dombrowski, to talk about the flaws in our education system and why our hilarious children deserve better. And finally, manifesting. One of us believes in it. Can you guess who? (It's Gaby.)  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QBROrejKihxIek2A0EIcSdREt_PYRt1yFAGj7-Drj0I/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
17/11/211h 13m

Cannabis Advocacy with Ellen Scanlon, Defining Romance, and If We Were President

First, Gaby tells the story of an amazing/super spooky Halloween party they went to in their new rural county. It has LAYERS. The duo then address a listener's question about what qualifies as romance as they, asexual, get ready to marry their aromantic friend. Next, they interview host of, “How To Do The Pot,” Ellen Lee Scanlon, about the various and glorious uses of cannabis. And finally, what would we change if we were president? Hint: more monorails? Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13jVKXrUOpmSQNcGrADzuhaimY88cUtXTX2pYqOE-iqE/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
10/11/211h 3m

Mommying While Muslim with Zaiba Hasan and Uzma Jafri, Different Arguing Styles and Changing Ourselves with a Magic Wand

First, Allison regales us with the ups and downs of her days-long human sexuality workshop. Then, an International Question about what to do when your partner has a different style of arguing than you. Next, they talk to the co-hosts of the Mommying While Muslim podcast Zaiba Hasan and Uzma Jafri about the American Muslim experience and how to raise brown children in a post 9/11 world. And finally, what would we change about ourselves with a magic wand? Veggies, friendliness, OCD therapy, and testosterone apparently!  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SXAQJ8UdxSZ_a9aWc76sepRAJ8T_SD4c3-j1ZrUsA6Q/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagramOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
03/11/211h 14m

Psychedelics and Mental Health with Researcher Matthew W. Johnson, Forgiveness in Sobriety, and Brand Deals

Coming in hot with two reality show pitches about dogs: "Romance or Rescue" and "The Right Pooch." Allison's is a wholesome affair, while Gaby's...not so much. The duo then answer a listener's question about how to forgive themself for their drunk behavior now that they are sober and have made amends. They're then joined by an extremely exciting guest, Matthew W. Johnson, a researcher on the forefront of the use of psychedelics for medical and mental health treatment. Are psychedelics the future of mental health treatment??? MAYBE! And finally, brand deals. Why we take what we take and don't take what we don't. And why people are mad either way!  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gGn0Mkim64M3DxZJxXnzvaxA90BfU1ivFlDxPykgxPk/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
27/10/211h 12m

Living for Content with Connor Franta, Dating After Sexual Trauma, and Sibling Dynamics

Allison might go blonde? Gaby is shaving off their hair. HUGE TRIGGER WARNING for sexual assault and "revenge porn:" First, they answer a listener's very delicate question about an ex-partner who betrayed her trust by posting sexual videos of her without her consent. How can she feel safe dating again? (For more on this experience, we recommend videos by YouTuber Chrissy Chambers about her fight against "revenge porn.") Then, they interview internet royalty Connor Franta all about his new book, “House Fires” and what it's meant for him to profit off his life and experiences. And finally, sibling dynamics and how they can grow and change. Also Allison invents the concept of a "bookstore." Link to Chrissy Chambers' "revenge porn" story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1HpI73pnXQ  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_VhlZv9Pt_EKwLvptV3z_bqg6B1CHMtxQSkfHllFWxU/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
20/10/211h 10m

Interviewing Skills with LBGTQ&A's Jeffrey Masters, Hating Your Friend's Awful Boyfriend and Our Comedic Voices

The introduction to this episode contains discussions of transphobia. This entire show is JUST about Gaby's gender and Allison's ex-fiance! Despite this holy truth, the duo attempt to answer a listener's email about a friend's obnoxious boyfriend. (To intervene or not to intervene! That is the question!) They're then joined by interview expert extraordinaire Jeffery Masters to dissect the art of interviewing and how to get guests comfortable enough to open up. Meta! And finally: our comedic voices. What's shaped them? What's changed them? And are we even funny anymore?  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RaEup2g8JjZAQiefqUlzW-bcWpbI_fGiRBLa-UnbNMY/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
13/10/211h 10m

Abortions and Poltical Comedy with Lizz Winstead, Supporting Partner's Self-Criticism, and Oversharing

This conversation contains mentions of rape, rape threats, incest, and death threats. Topix mentions transphobia. Please take care while listening.  First: bad dreams, sleep paralysis and lizards because...who knows! What is this show about exactly? Then, the duo answer a listener's question about supporting their boyfriend when he complains about not liking his body. And next, they talk to comedian and abortion activist Lizz Winstead about how comedy can help deliver political messages. And finally, oversharing. When is it too much or just enough? Luckily, Gaby and Allison have SUCH a good handle on this.   Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oS3SX0smV8A3180-2s4jCf1oXkPILEC47GxTuFDixL4/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
06/10/211h 19m

Cults with Dr. Steve Hassan, Determining "The One" and Family Traditions

TW: This interview contains a brief reference to sexual assault in regard to the kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst. Gaby's gonna get contacts before dysphoria trumps the fear of touching their eyeball. Then, the duo answer a listener's question about knowing someone is the one even if you feel too independent. (Hint: the person IS overthinking!) Then, they talk to the most famous cult expert and former "Moonie" Dr. Steven Hassan all about the cult of Trump, the misconceptions about the people in cults, and how we can speak to a loved one who we feel is in a cult. Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IC-2k-ivVi9r-kpYkn05krgaCzlCp4kTjw2ykY9j6_M/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
29/09/211h 25m

Edgar Allan Poe with Catherine Baab-Muguira, Gaby's History With Polyamory and Traveling

We start off with some Abercrombie and Limited Too nostalgia. Gaby then addresses a listener's question about exploring polyamory by sharing their own history naivating non-monogamy over the last decade. The duo are then joined by Edgar Allan Poe expert and author of Poe for Your Problems Catherine Baab-Muguira to discuss Poe's life, legacy and unusual approach to self-help. And finally, travel. Should we prioritize it? Or is it overrated?  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1USZdbck-RjxTB4AM7jfXZS2zeiLzkRHTH55wFilA3MY/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
22/09/211h 12m

"Dirty" Vaginas with Dr. Jen Gunter, Estranged Parents and Foster Pets

Gaby and Allison start off with a BRIEF discussion of sportz. They then address a listener's question about whether or not a new mom should be upset that her father isn't talking to her. World famous gynecologist Dr. Jen Gunter then joins the conversation to discuss misinformation about vaginas, the feminine hygiene industry, public hair and how to effectively talk with your doctor. And finally, fostering pets! The cutest type of volunteer work available! It's so hard but so rewarding. Trigger warning: The interview section talks about rape, sexual assault, and genitals. Please take care while listening. (There are also spoilers for John Wick in Hypotheticals!) Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FJj8RDaJPBBeNR_b_ZENvV3zDPVwETrPyiIlSx7NRnM/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
15/09/211h 8m

Delivery Apps Exposed with Ahmed Ali Akbar, Dating Your First Queer Hook Up, and Aging

Tw: The Topix conversation involves discussions of ageism and fatphobia. Please take care while listening. First, Allison explains pickleball because she is very hip and ready to join a retirement community. The duo then answer a listener's question about whether it's limiting or cliche to start seriously dating the first woman she's ever slept with. Next, they have a fascinating conversation with Ahmed Ali Akbar about the messy world behind the food delivery apps we all use. How much do we really know about where our convenient food delivery is coming from? (Not much, apparently!) And, finally, aging! Should we embrace it or just get tons of work done?  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mXc33oDKAgWaWXHwek74i0abLbwqL8ljUxm8zR136sQ/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
08/09/211h 11m

Home Renovation with This Old House's Kevin O'Connor, Adjusting To Mental Stability and Compatibility

Big news! Gaby and their partner bought a house together! This brings up obvious questions about commitment and a possible engagement! Allison then shares some juicy tea about her own failed engagement. (Very juicy! Would recommend!) The duo then answer a listener's question about feeling purposeless now that they're healing from self-harm and other mental health struggles. Next up, guest Kevin O'Connor, host of PBS's “This Old House,” joins the chat to talk about the stress and joy of home improvements, climate change's impact on housing, and the skills gap in the contractor space. Sooner or later, everyone needs a plumber! And finally, compatibility. What does it actually mean?! Kevin's site: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ Clear Story: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/pages/podcasts   Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/10hx2DOMcPTDvU6R3Ng_5l1oY8symJyK4Ha_iK7xi6Ew/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
01/09/211h 14m

Harm Reduction with Monique Tula, Worrying Your Partner Is A "Bad Person," and Nudity

First, Gaby and Allison get into baby names and weird name stories. Then, the duo disagree on a listener's email about how to express to her boyfriend that she worries he's a bad person. Next, they're joined by The National Harm Reduction Coalition's Executive Director Monique Tula for a fascinating conversation about what harm reduction is, society's warped framing of drugs and sobriety, and how we can change our perception of what drug users need. And lastly, nudity! Melisa and Allison love it. Gaby is... mixed. The interview contains conversations about drug use and racism. The topix section contains conversations about transphobia. Please take care while listening. Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OalE9TonVyNUgcIIwusQIXyg1kylFzl4gCWdSfTRSdw/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
25/08/211h 14m

The Science of Change with Maya Shankar, Entitled Men, and Burnout

This week is filled with scheduling snafus and strong emotions! Then, the International Question makes Gaby so mad they could -- and do -- start screaming. Cognitive scientist, Maya Shankar, then joins the show to discuss the power of change, group identity and how a better understanding of behavioral science can positively influence public policy! And finally, burnout. We'd say more but we're too tired.    Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JHI2k-58_zvzuIA8p-LJjTMXL4uTg98GuNeW9kx7dAA/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
18/08/211h 9m

Criminal Injustice with Public Defender Olayemi Olurin, The Creative Process and Social Media and Celebrity Couples

In this HIGH TENSION episode, Gaby and Allison disagree about the creative process and the role social media play in their careers. They're then joined by public defender Olayemi Olurin to discuss the rigged criminal justice system and our skewed interpretation of crime. And finally: Bennifer and our overwhelming interest in celebrity couples! Why do we care so much?? Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cage8U--5F0wAu8Kh_v29sBS3uW5cPNROArfqIwx_wk/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog Production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/08/211h 15m

New Things with Michelle Khare, Friend Avoidance, and Being Wrong About

Gaby starts by bragging about their surfing skills and encouraging people to go outside! The duo then answer a listener's question about a friend who seems to be avoiding them. (Who isn't avoiding someone?!?) They're then joined by former B*zzf**d co-worker and absolute badass, Michelle Khare, to talk about her YouTube series Challenge Accepted, pushing yourself and her mortal enemy: chess. And finally, things we've been wrong about! (Not to brag but it's a pretty hefty list.)  The topix segment of this episode mentions cissexism, transphobia, and rape.   Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11gJ5NBlxa7_961e4fGz-HXPJ-QNmUozVLoaCkSJ-MeY/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
04/08/211h 13m

Couples As Co-Workers with BenDeLaCreme and Gus Lanza, Making Therapy Effective, and Politicized Language

Gaby grills Allison on a relationship update! (It's going well! Don't worry!) Then, the duo answer a listener's question about wanting a therapist who pushes her more. With the added bonus of a father's movie blog and film critic "Robert" Ebert. Next, drag queen icon BenDeLaCreme and their partner producer Gus Lanza join the pod to talk all about working together as a couple, healthy communication, and any roadblocks they've had in their 6 year relationship. Finally, politicized language and why marketing of words as partisan is so scary.  This episode's topix section contains mentions of transphobia, rape, police, racism, and misogyny. Please take care while listening.   Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1muzd0gfFgcsg0wQBj7lUEnuIU3jnY74wQCL2LMDlS7g/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
28/07/211h 16m

Migraine Headaches with Dr. Teshamae Monteith, Defining Love and Citizen Space Travel

First, Gaby is now using they/them pronouns! Get into it! The duo then answer a complicated listener's question that boils down to "what is love?" and how do you know what type of love you need in a romantic relationship. They're then joined by migraine and headache specialist Dr. Teshamae Monteith to discuss triggers, treatments and why we need to better understand migraines in general. Science! And finally, billionaires in space! Is it a waste of money? Or an exciting opportunity for private citizens? (Maybe both?) Producer Melisa has BIG feelings on it. Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1E_6S1M0PDd-9ZjhbZxhU1AXN4e_1Xufyxos-G6oj27c/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
21/07/211h 18m

#FREEBRITNEY with Babs Grey and Tess Barker, Cultural Differences and Active Listening

Allison and Gaby start off by answering a listener's question on how to bring up cultural differences when it comes to marriage timelines. They then interview Free Britney activists Tess Barker and Babs Gray about Britney Spears' conservatorship legal battle, conservatorship abuse, and their journey of bringing attention to this human rights issue. (They were in the courtroom and saw it all!) Plus, hypotheticals! Beware of twins and Marc Anthony. And finally, active listening. Why does Gaby hate it so much?! Check out Toxic: The Britney Spears Story here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/toxic-the-britney-spears-story/id1565880473 Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xnEhHdGsX99Y_5YAQfJHZc8jJFUJec1PpijKhD5xFzk/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
14/07/211h 3m

The Beauty Industry with Gabrielle Korn, The Other Woman And Going Off Your Meds

We're back to once a week, y'all, so this episode is jam packed!! Allison and Gaby start off by answering a listener's question about the return of the co-worker who her boyfriend cheated on her with. Uh-oh! Next, the duo interview author Gabrielle Korn about the hypocrisy of the beauty and fashion industry and the impact of social media. And finally, Allison explains her decision to go off her meds and her more recent decision to go right back on!  TW: This interview contains conversations about disordered eating, weight loss, acne, sexual harassment, drunk driving, and suicide. Please take care while listening. Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/17CuEXjrhwaH9WjuCbezDtnz5eAj8_SZ_SglKIk9SqxA/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
07/07/211h 13m

Artificial Intelligence with Ash Fontana and HYPOTHETICALS

Today on the show, Allison and Gaby interview Artificial Intelligence expert Ash Fontana, who explains how our data is being gathered and used, whether or not technology is going to take all of our jobs, and the (scary yet exciting) future and present of AI. We wrap up with a rowdy game of Hypotheticals--even AI can't save you from America's Favorite Game Show!  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oZgYJSVovc6xSEt_yRE5XYd4g1YpvSVxZLWNV8v6RWs/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
02/07/2154m 2s

Should You Lend Your Partner Money and If Therapy "Worked"

First, Allison shares too much with her dermatologist about her boyfriend's beard on her face. The duo then answers a listener's question about lending money to her partner of one month. (YIKES!) And finally, if therapy was as successful as possible, what in your life would be different? Gaby and Allison get VULNERABLE.  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1B_rTXigeApYWW-2WUERAR6-gxqhIlEKK5-uEvR4yvTk/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
30/06/2137m 46s

PRIDE LIVE PART TWO! Coming Out Advice with Lucy Dacus and Internalized Homophobia/Transphobia with Alexis Sanchez

In the final part of our Pride Live! show, Gaby and Allison are joined by musician Lucy Dacus to answer a listener's question about the best way to come out to her straight group of friends (and everyone else). Activist and educator Alexis Sanchez then stops by to discuss internalized homophobia/transphobia/biphobia. Alexis and Gaby share their own experiences of accepting themselves and offer advice for others struggling.  This episode contains conversations about homophobia and transphobia. Please take care while listening. Transcriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JR9QUvHKMzWMl3iB-wKjMaU-dSV3viw2NrNYUrFGANU/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
25/06/2142m 59s

PRIDE LIVE PART ONE! Trans Rights with ACLU lawyer Chase Strangio and THE GAY OFFS with Kalen Allen

It's our Pride episode! Hooray! First, a pronoun change for Gaby as an update on their continuing gender journey. Then, we're honored to be joined by the ACLU's Chase Strangio to talk about his work on fighting anti-trans legislation, why these laws have sprung up all over in the last few years, and what we can do to help stop these discriminatory, misinformed, and cruel laws. Gaby then takes over the game show portion of the podcast with THE GAY OFFS! Comedian and icon Kalen Allen goes head to head with Allison, who definitely loses. HAPPY PRIDE! Tune in Friday for the rest of the live episode!  This episode contains conversations about homophobia and transphobia. Please take care while listening. Transcriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZfnF8SAvfwzxUTi4PnaejVwNVpEBm0IMotY85WUnzBw/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
23/06/211h 8m

Anti-Asian Racism with SuChin Pak and HYPOTHETICALS

Gaby starts off the episode by yelling at Allison for taking hot showers. They're then joined by former MTV VJ and all around badass journalist SuChin Pak to talk about her rise in media and how the last 15 months have shifted her view of the world. She discusses anti-Asian hate and her personal reckoning with her own history. It's powerful and intimate and followed by a rousing game of hypotheticals that is neither.   This episode contains discussions of anti-Asian racism, sexual harassment, and cat-calling. Please take care while listening. Vincent Chin: https://www.history.com/news/vincent-chin-murder-asian-american-rights Better Luck Tomorrow, the film (2002): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0280477/ Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Mm6VROrO8JyXxDXt5t4l2_t3Rx5e3IeLVQdFJjgCDoc/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
18/06/2159m 6s

How To Get Over Heartbreak And Forced Adult Friendships

Gaby opens the episode by sharing highlights from their road trip through the beautiful weirdness of America. Allison and Gaby then answer a listener's question about healing from abrupt heartbreak--something Allison is unfortunately an expert on. And finally: forced adult friendships! Do you have to stay friends with people you no longer relate to or never really liked? Maybe??? Also! June 18 at 11 AM pst is our LIVE Pride show so check @jbupodcast on Instagram for more info on how to watch and who our esteemed guests will be!  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JzUgt3lGXMGWBndFhidZm4OxKVoMKAoHBwP6bLrEPx8/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
16/06/2146m 14s

Understanding ADHD with Jak Levine-Pritzker and HYPOTHETICALS

Jak Levine-Pritzker of Authentically ADHD (@authenticallyadhd) joins Allison and Gaby to discuss all things ADHD. Jak insightfully covers the variety of symptoms people experience, who gets overlooked when it comes to diagnosis, what part shame and rejection play, and how someone with ADHD can reframe their disorder in a capitalist world that’s stacked against them. (Small ask, we know!) Plus, Hypotheticals! Should you break up with your partner just to emotionally listen to Olivia Rodrigo? Yes, and good 4 u! For more on the topic of ADHD, check out Allison’s Patreon episode with Mal Blum (@malblum) at patreon.com/emotionalsupportlady   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
11/06/2152m 58s

When To Say I Love You And Athletes Prioritizing Their Mental Health

First, Allison has a hilarious “I love you” mishap with her new beau which leads Into a listener’s question about whether to say it to her girlfriend of two months. (Turns out, they completely disagree on the answer! Shocking!) And finally, a discussion about Naomi Osaka's groundbreaking decision to not speak to the media in order to prioritize her mental health. We love to see it!  Trigger warning: Mild references to racism and sexism during Topix. Please take care while listening. Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LyFY_jzjlb1QX9v-vcQWeS7e-6OajDXS_LG_UxuZM-g/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
09/06/2144m 46s

When Your Partner Gets An HIV Diagnosis with Michele Dunn Baker

First, Gaby wants to be Allison's "momager." Allison is not into it. The duo then talk to Gaby's beloved aunt, writer Michele Dunn Baker, about her husband getting diagnosed with HIV one year into their marriage. Michelle shares their journey since learning the news in 1987 which includes saving his life with alternative medicine and brand new treatments, and how their love continues to thrive despite hardship. If you are a book agent or publisher interested in Michele's book about this experience, contact gabyisbadwithmoney@gmail.com.  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1N_fuDSPlb61Fa5j7kAQAyiq_nFzyYKTpjtGN3GutbXU/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
04/06/2146m 58s

Converting To Judaism And Gaby Buying A House

Allison and Gaby are off to a strange start but then again it's Gemini season! Allison and Gaby do their best to tackle a listener's question about whether someone can convert to Judaism even if they don't believe in a traditional, all-powerful god. Gaby then shares their recent adventures in real estate as they attempt to buy a house with their partner! Mortgage before marriage? Why not! This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
02/06/2141m 27s

MENTAL HEALTH 101: What Can You Do If You Can't Afford Therapy with Therapist Whitney Goodman (@sitwithwhit)

In our final episode of MENTAL HEALTH 101, Allison and Gaby are joined by LMFT Whitney Goodman to talk about how you can prioritize your mental health even if you don't have access to therapy. She explains the importance of setting boundaries, how to safely consume mental health content, getting in touch with your values and how to make social media a positive (instead of a negative) in your life. Plus, mindfulness and noticing explained! Turns out, you can check in with yourself TOO much.  This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
28/05/2152m 41s

MENTAL HEALTH 101: Do Diagnoses Matter with Dr. Shelly-Ann Collins Rawle

In this episode of MENTAL HEALTH 101, psychologist Dr. Shelly Shelly-Ann Collins Rawle of The Black Girl Doctor joins Allison and Gaby to discuss a surprisingly complicated topic in the mental health field: diagnoses. Do people need them? Are they helpful or harmful? How often do people get misdiagnosed? What role does insurance play? Is it okay to self-diagnose? Turns out, some questions are more easily answered than others!  Trigger warning: Discussion of personality disorders, mental health slurs, and violence. Please take care while listening. Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gOvfa-ks5dvcIEmcDk5IEJe_p2tmht1m5A71rXzM1zg/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
26/05/211h 4m

MENTAL HEALTH 101: The Importance of Sleep with Dr. Courtney Bancroft

It wouldn't be MENTAL HEALTH 101 without an episode dedicated to sleep! Sleep specialist and clinical psychologist Courtney Banscroft joins us to explain why humans need a certain amount of sleep, the intersection of anxiety and insomnia, helpful tips for sleeping better and how society gets in the way of us all getting the sleep we need. Damn you, Capitalism! Hopefully this episode will put you right to sleep--after you listen to it! Trigger warning: Brief discussions of PTSD nightmares. Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sFde32YDScUvuiTdCWhd4t1Ii0BHw8DVOQlJfe7hFeQ/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
21/05/2159m 41s

MENTAL HEALTH 101: People Of Color and Therapy with Melissa Moya-Brinkman (LPC)

Mental Health 101 continues! First generation Cuban-American therapist Melissa Moya-Brinckman joins Gaby and Allison for a conversation on the specific therapy needs of POC, how therapy can be normalized in these communities, how racism contributes to trauma, and how to check your biases when it comes to other cultures and mental health. Plus Three Questions!  Trigger warning: This interview includes discussion of racism, xenophobia, and trauma. Please take care while listening. Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hDUdcnPFSM_gJEC4nLk2coO_aj_pyLgEL38PMtBUjRc/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
19/05/2148m 37s

MENTAL HEALTH 101: Bad Therapy with Therapists Caroline Wiita and Ben Fineman

This episode of MENTAL HEALTH 101 we are exposing an important truth: there is such a thing as bad therapy! But how the heck can you spot it?! Therapists and hosts of the podcast, Very Bad Therapy, Caroline Wiita and Ben Fineman join Gaby and Allison to talk about what constitutes bad therapy, why people don't know what good therapy is and how to bring up problems with your therapist. Plus, should your therapist ever touch you? (Not really!) Does everyone even need therapy? Wow! Feedback! It's a gift. This interview contains discussion of sexual coercion, grooming, racism, and other sensitive topics. Please take care while listening. Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tm2lR4B3DcRbY29HMJIWZK2hrnH8jgqbPm6-FW5NcSA/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog News  Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
14/05/211h 3m

MENTAL HEALTH 101: Finding The Right Therapist For You with LMFT Esther Boykin

It's Mental Health 101, baby! And this week we're answering the question on everyone's mind: How the heck do you find the right therapist?! Marriage and Family Therapist Esther Boykin joins us to provide some helpful tips and tricks. We discuss everything from different theoretical orientations to whether or not your therapist should be from the same cultural background as you. She also gives some money saving suggestions before diving into our new segment, Three Questions! Turns out, putting yourself first isn't selfish! Who knew!  Trigger warning: There is discussion of eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, and other mental health issues in this episode. Please take care while listening. Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zXFDpJNcdN7YEPeFH_R4VEfGCzXW-bQiSa0CcmMTNa8/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
12/05/211h 9m

MENTAL HEALTH 101: Medication with Dr. Pooja Lakshmin

We're back with MENTAL HEALTH 101! This episode we are asking Dr. Pooja Lakshmin all sorts of questions about psychotropic medication! Do you have to be on medication forever? Can you be on medication while pregnant? When is therapy not enough!? We finish up with our new segment: Three Questions! Because even mental health professionals need to attend to their mental health!  Tw: This interview contains conversation about suicide, depression, anxiety, hospitalization and sexual side effects among others. Please take care while listening!  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uOqJjKWyZoP7gk4JH0RpjCCSV4CFztefDjiYMAZhhhg/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
07/05/2159m 15s

MENTAL HEALTH 101: Trauma with Dr. Shaili Jain

Welcome to our mental health focused mini-season for the month of May! Our inaugural episode focuses on trauma--Big T and little t. Trauma specialist Dr. Shaili Jain joins us to talk about how untreated trauma impacts our daily lives, historical trauma, the most effective treatments and how to live our lives through a trauma informed lens. Plus, a brand new segment. Trigger warning: This interview is about massive traumas including sexual assault/rape, violence, and PTSD. Minor mention of binary gender and of suicide. Please take care when listening.  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Nuj5JV_IRPsVUDu10SWLhu2adfessUeZd9VzlCnItW0/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
05/05/211h 8m

All Things Autism with Amythest Schaber and HYPOTHETICALS

Gaby is battling a migraine but that doesn't stop the duo from having one of their most informative interviews ever! Amethyst Schaber, of the YouTube channel Neurowonderful, joins the pod to talk about all things autism including popular misconceptions, how to be more accommodating, the impact of misleading media portrayals and the harmful effects of ABA therapy on Autistic children.Plus, a world in which the rules always change and seem arbitrary? Amethyst has been preparing for HYPOTHETICALS their entire life. Trigger warning: This interview discusses ableism and the restraining of autistic people, which has been proven harmful to the autistic person and ABA "autism conversion therapy" Transcriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Sh-OOU03gSah7OZjFFM2dmvgXfkzt5MJsmaJaBn6Wq4/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
30/04/211h 2m

How To Tell If Your Relationship Concerns Are Valid and Vaccines

Allison and Gaby start off with an age old debate: what is the difference between murder and assassination? They then try to help a listener who can't tell if she is self-sabotaging her relationship OR if her concerns about her boyfriend are valid. And finally, Melisa joins in to discuss the controversy surrounding Covid vaccines and what messaging needs to change to get us all to herd immunity.  tw: Intro includes conversation of murder, violence, and assassination Topix includes talk of racism and experimentation on people of color, car accident Transcriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Mbv-TUvI4GOZh-vIjJTapfWW3Yb1yWjqEcM35E9ZE_c/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog News    Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
28/04/2139m 26s

Sex Work, Kink, And Creativity with Bree Essrig

First, Gaby and Allison discuss when it's appropriate to ask marginalized people questions about the correct terminology and how to do that in a thoughtful and appropriate way. Then, they have a delightful conversation with comedian and sex worker Bree Essrig all about making content for OnlyFans and Patreon, getting into kink, foot modeling, and Bree and Gaby's joint experiences in sex work. Plus, Gillian Anderson is dating your partner in a dream. What would you do? tw: all of this interview is about sex work, kink, and sex Transcriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1f-w2mvM72ig87W3LhiLvnW8c39VdwuZKxUurZe19r6w/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
23/04/211h 1m

Should Gaby And Allison Get Married, OCD, and Behaviors Vs. Beliefs

Insurance forms! Electricity bills! Plants! Are we adults? Should Gaby and Allison just marry each other at this point? We're on the fence. Then, Gaby and Allison give a listener advice about helping a friend who has severe OCD. And finally, beliefs vs. behaviors. What says more about who you are? tw: suicide 19:05- 00:19:30 suicide 20:29 - 30:00 repeating thoughts re: pedophilia 21:42 - 22:14 brief mentions of "elder abuse, dependent abuse, child abuse," suicide, homocide 33:42 - 34:00 suicide 35:41-36:25 brief mention of racism 40:03 - 40:15 cheating in a relationship 41:54 - 42:34 Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EzOJLP38mdj-oICxWkiTn829h-AK-K7R-mtfSQLhfXE/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
21/04/2150m 59s

Handwriting Analysis with Graphologist Elaine Charal and HYPOTHETICALS

This is one for the books! Allison and Gaby have their handwriting analyzed by graphologist Elaine Charal, which is a 10/10 experience! They then learn all about the theories behind handwriting analysis and how it can help people better understand themselves. And finally, a rousing game of hypotheticals with even more alien talk than normal!  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Zu3sJ67db-vCksg1WYZPXKJ7GGMUTUCqgfStlZpSSfc/edit?usp=sharing   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog News  Our Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
16/04/2152m 5s

The "Right" Response to Heartbreak and Trigger Warnings

We are loopy in the intro to this one! Gaby and Allison get it together in time to discuss a listener's question about whether or not it's strange she isn't more upset following a breakup. Do you grow more cynical about love as you get older? Is it bad not to be devastatingly heartbroken by a break up? And finally, a listener writes in to call Gaby in about trigger warnings and the duo breaks down the need for them and how they'll be using them in the future. (Content warning: in Topix, we get into specifics on self harm. Please be advised.) TW  22:02 to 22:11 - mention of familial abuse 26:00 to 27:11 - a call in about transphobia 28:02 - 31:45 INTENSE discussion of self harm and suicide ideation in Allison's upcoming book 32:56 - 35:25 eating disorders, food and fat-shaming as talked about on the podcast Maintenance Phase 36:40 - brief mention of sexual assault 38:06 - 38:14 - food 39:50 - list of triggers including rape, sexual assault, eating, transphobia, homophobia 40:19 - 40:43 - abusive relationships 40:52 - 41:17 - eating, suicidal ideation as thought loops 41:49 - 41:154 - meat and food   This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
14/04/2148m 8s

Fertility Awareness and Natural Birth Control with Megan McNamara and HYPOTHETICALS

First, lots of food, acid reflux, and coffee talk--we are a couple of Jews about all. Then, we talk to Megan McNamara (@famtasticfertility) about fertility awareness, natural birth control, being in control of your body, and how to effectively do the Fertility Awareness Method. Plus, charting your cervical mucus and understanding your cervical mucus using cervicalmucus.org. (We love saying cervical mucus!) And lastly, erotic hand-holding and panic at a cruise ship buffet.   Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/14UxAAi0QtTEKRvzNFp9KoN1ohfSGZdufzX92H_vt7eo/edit?usp=sharing This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free  Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteam And make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsOur Sponsors:* Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: www.rosettastone.comSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/just-between-us/donationsAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy
09/04/2155m 35s

Dealing With Confrontation and Love At First Sight

First, Gaby and Allison talk about vaccines, lip fillers, gender dysphoria and not putting yourself into a box.