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Blunt Truths Pod is brought to you by Grae Gousse and Risse Peace. Together we'll discuss tales of Black womanhood and share the gems we’ve picked up along the way. Roll up for new episodes every Thursday.

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Ep. 99: Season of Gratitude

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Ep. 100: Not Goodbye, See You Later
Ep. 100: Not Goodbye, See You Later
We had a time! After almost two years of sharing gems, lessons learned, and everything in between, we're saying see you later! We'll be back from time to time, so stay on the lookout. We will miss you all! But in the meantime, catch up on all the episodes you might have missed. XOXO and thank you to our listeners!  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
20:59
December 01, 2022
Ep. 99: Season of Gratitude
Ep. 99: Season of Gratitude
With the holidays around the corner, we shared with you things we're grateful for. We also provide some benefits of gratitude and a few ways to practice it. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
19:49
November 17, 2022
Ep. 98: #RelationshipGoals
Ep. 98: #RelationshipGoals
Are there any couples you think are #relationshipgoals? Today we touch on if we have any and if they can potentially be unhealthy? We also discuss our thoughts on Tia Mowry's announcement about her divorce from Cory Hardict after 14 years.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
28:31
November 10, 2022
Ep. 97: Laying it Low & Spreading it Wide
Ep. 97: Laying it Low & Spreading it Wide
On today's episode we discuss the controversy on Nia Long and Ime Udoka. We share stories about partners cheating and if we could move past infidelity.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
33:19
November 03, 2022
Ep. 96: Tough Love
Ep. 96: Tough Love
Today we talk about the viral video on low vibrational meals but really hone in on tough love and if we think it's necessary.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
26:26
October 27, 2022
Ep. 95: Mercury Retrograde
Ep. 95: Mercury Retrograde
We know retrograde be retrogradin'! On today's episode we discuss what mercury retrograde is, how it impacts our signs, and tell you when the next one is.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
18:32
October 20, 2022
Ep. 94: Reading Rainbow
Ep. 94: Reading Rainbow
As lovers of reading, today we share with our listeners our favorite genres to read, books that have changed our lives, and some book recommendations. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
35:39
October 13, 2022
Ep. 93: Crazy Dips in the Dating Pool
Ep. 93: Crazy Dips in the Dating Pool
Have you ever been on a date that you wished never happened? Today we decided to share some of our crazy dating stories.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
43:31
October 06, 2022
Ep. 92: Soft Life
Ep. 92: Soft Life
Are you living a soft life? If not, ask yourself why? On today's episode we discuss our thoughts on the soft life and what that looks like for us.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
22:10
September 29, 2022
Ep. 91: Privacy vs Secrecy
Ep. 91: Privacy vs Secrecy
Do you think there's a difference between privacy and secrecy? On today's episode, we touch on what the difference is between the two and also provide some examples.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
28:08
September 22, 2022
Ep. 90: Grind Culture Sucks
Ep. 90: Grind Culture Sucks
We live in an era where many people feel they need to work all day, grind, and hustle non stop but that can lead to burnout. Today we touch on how we feel about "grind culture" and share different ways to rest.   Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
21:45
September 15, 2022
Ep. 89: Tik Tok Therapist
Ep. 89: Tik Tok Therapist
Today we discuss our thoughts on the young black therapist who received backlash on social media because of the delivery of her message to black men. Listen to us give our 2 cents on the issue.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
28:57
September 08, 2022
Ep. 88: Renaissance
Ep. 88: Renaissance
Thee Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter dropped a summer banger and we're here to give our review of the album. Tune in today for some laughs and find out what our favorite tracks are on Renaissance.   Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
41:37
September 01, 2022
Ep. 87: BTP Love Manual
Ep. 87: BTP Love Manual
Listen to us give some insight into how we like to be treated and loved. We touch on some things we love to hear, favorite acts of services, and make mention of some meaningful gifts we've received.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
35:47
August 25, 2022
Ep. 86: Let's Talk Black Hair
Ep. 86: Let's Talk Black Hair
On today's episode, we're talking about black hair. We talk about our experiences with changing up styles, our hair journey, and more. Tune in today! Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
39:05
August 18, 2022
Ep. 85: Spin Da Block
Ep. 85: Spin Da Block
Spinnin' da block seems like a phenomenon. Have you ever spun da block? Do you know what it is? Today we talk about what spinnin' da block means and our thoughts on why we think people do it.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
21:05
August 11, 2022
Ep. 84: Plant Mami
Ep. 84: Plant Mami
Today we talk about how we got into loving plants and the benefits of having them in your home (in your greenhouse if you're fancy). Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
29:09
August 04, 2022
Ep. 83: How to Negotiate Your Salary
Ep. 83: How to Negotiate Your Salary
We know our listeners are about getting their paper/bread/coins, etc. Today we provide tips on how you can negotiate your salary for a new job or promotion. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
29:54
July 28, 2022
Ep. 82: Hot Girl Summer Reloaded
Ep. 82: Hot Girl Summer Reloaded
Another Rona summer but we still making the best of it. Tune in today as we discuss what we're getting into this summer! :-) Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
32:25
July 21, 2022
Ep. 81: Family Planning
Ep. 81: Family Planning
Have you ever pictured your ideal family when you were growing up? Listen to us answer this question and several more plus provide you with different options for creating a family. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
31:33
July 14, 2022
Ep. 80: DMV Date Ideas
Ep. 80: DMV Date Ideas
We told y'all how to build the roster, now we're giving you free game on the date ideas. On today's episode, we talk about a few spots and activities you can do in the DMV area. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
38:46
July 07, 2022
Ep. 79: Getting Summertime Fine
Ep. 79: Getting Summertime Fine
Today we discuss what we're doing to get summertime fine and provide tips on how you can create a fitness lifestyle change. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
31:10
June 30, 2022
Ep. 78: Drip or Drown
Ep. 78: Drip or Drown
On today's episode, we talk about our personal style, provide tips on ways you can develop your own style, and share who our fav fashionistas are.  @dlolo @layerednliberte @fourthelowe @amournoir @simplycyn @thriftntell  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
37:54
June 23, 2022
Ep. 77: Draft Season
Ep. 77: Draft Season
Do you want to learn ways to build a roster? Look no further, today we provide ways on how to build your team. It's Draft Season! Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
36:25
June 16, 2022
Ep. 76: Gatekeeping Your Boundaries
Ep. 76: Gatekeeping Your Boundaries
Today we discuss why we need boundaries and how to set and honor those boundaries. https://www.nedratawwab.com/ Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
24:00
June 09, 2022
Ep. 75: Crucial Conversations on Women’s Health
Ep. 75: Crucial Conversations on Women’s Health
Today a very special guest, Dr. Chyanne Brown, is back to discuss a range of topics centered around women's reproductive health.  @chybrown89 @these2gurls Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
01:01:19
June 02, 2022
Ep. 74: Dating Tips from a Black Man
Ep. 74: Dating Tips from a Black Man
Today we have a special guest, Christian Reeves @MyGuyReeves, on to discuss dating tips for men. He touches on how to communicate effectively, set intentions, plan a creative date, and more. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
43:55
May 26, 2022
Ep. 73: Can We Talk?
Ep. 73: Can We Talk?
Effective communication is very important and we implore you to practice those skills. Today we provide you with tips on effective communication and share what our individual communication needs are. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
36:23
May 19, 2022
Ep. 72: Big Enneagram Energy
Ep. 72: Big Enneagram Energy
Do you know what enneagrams are? Today we discuss what they are, the 9 personality types, and share our results from the enneagram quiz.  Take the test HERE and share your results on our Instagram! Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
26:42
May 12, 2022
Ep. 71: Pleasure Principles
Ep. 71: Pleasure Principles
Today we talk about how to better communicate your sexual needs to your partner and provide tips on how to self pleasure. Erotic Blueprints Quiz Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @GraeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
24:12
May 05, 2022
Ep. 70: That's My Type
Ep. 70: That's My Type
Are you your type's type? On this episode, we have a broader conversation discussing if we think preferences can be harmful and examine if our preferences are realistic. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
27:01
April 28, 2022
Ep. 69: Hipster Girls
Ep. 69: Hipster Girls
Festival season has arrived! We provide some tips on how to prepare for your festival and share some of our favorite musical artists. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
42:21
April 21, 2022
Ep. 68: What We're Watching
Ep. 68: What We're Watching
Listen to us share what we're watching and binging on the TV and film screens.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
30:15
April 14, 2022
Ep. 67: The Slap Heard 'Round the World
Ep. 67: The Slap Heard 'Round the World
On today's episode we touch on the Will Smith/Chris Rock fiasco and discuss if we think physical violence is ever a viable solution.  If you are a WOC and interested in a financial health event covering tips on money management, becoming financially prepared, and group investment opportunities, please join us by buying tickets at the link below: IEI Presents: Build Wealth, Build Self, Build Community Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
42:60
April 07, 2022
Ep. 66: Tax Time
Ep. 66: Tax Time
Today we have a special guest to answer all of your tax questions. Brandi Samuel, CPA is the International Tax Principal at Windham Brannon and extremely knowledgeable. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
53:49
March 31, 2022
Ep. 65: Girl Code
Ep. 65: Girl Code
What is girl code? Today we breakdown what our own personal girl code is and our experiences with any violations. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
24:13
March 24, 2022
Ep. 64: Dating in the DMV: Men's Edition Part II
Ep. 64: Dating in the DMV: Men's Edition Part II
This is the second half of last week's episode. We sat down with 3 Black men ( Quintin 35/DC/Single, Gregory 28/Baltimore/Single, and Nico 36/Arlington/Relationship) to discuss their dating experiences and the conversation gets real. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
30:06
March 17, 2022
Ep. 63: Dating in the DMV: Men's Edition Part I
Ep. 63: Dating in the DMV: Men's Edition Part I
We sat down with 3 Black men ( Quintin 35/DC/Single, Gregory 28/Baltimore/Single, and Nico 36/Arlington/Relationship) to discuss their dating experiences and the conversation gets real.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
36:11
March 10, 2022
Ep. 62: Stop Saying Females
Ep. 62: Stop Saying Females
Today we talk about the usage of the word "females" and how much we dislike it. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
21:34
March 03, 2022
Bonus: Black Love Series - Jessica & Stevon
Bonus: Black Love Series - Jessica & Stevon
For our last episode in our Black Love Series we interviewed Jessica and Stevon. They talk about the impacts of once being in a long distance relationship, new experiences they'd like to share with one another, and how focusing on yourself before getting into a serious relationship is important. Website: www.jessicahixonwalker.com | www.promisingpresence.com  Instagram: @5pspodcast 
26:30
February 28, 2022
Ep. 61: A Few of Our Favorite Things
Ep. 61: A Few of Our Favorite Things
In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to share our favorite black owned businesses.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
39:13
February 24, 2022
Bonus: Black Love Series - Patricia & Timi
Bonus: Black Love Series - Patricia & Timi
For episode 2 in our Black Love Series we interviewed Patricia and Timi. They tell us how they met, give their thoughts on the current dating landscape, and discuss how their relationship has changed since becoming first time parents.
20:39
February 21, 2022
Ep. 60: Check on Your Strong Friend
Ep. 60: Check on Your Strong Friend
On today's episode we talk about the different types of depression and how you can support someone managing it. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
28:37
February 17, 2022
Bonus: Black Love Series - Lori & Derek
Bonus: Black Love Series - Lori & Derek
Both Black History Month and Valentine's Day fall in February. We interviewed some of our favorite couples and will be dropping the episodes every Monday this month. The first couple up are Lori and Derek. They talk about the importance of chemistry, transparency, and being intentional.  Derek's NFTs|Lori and Derek's Rental Property
30:22
February 14, 2022
Ep. 59: Fraud Alert
Ep. 59: Fraud Alert
Listen to us talk about what imposter syndrome is and how to overcome it.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
23:51
February 10, 2022
Ep. 58: Manifesting
Ep. 58: Manifesting
New Year, New Goals! Today we discuss how we set goals and drop some tips on how you can do the same through manifestation. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
23:18
February 03, 2022
Ep. 57: WFH (Working from Home)
Ep. 57: WFH (Working from Home)
Almost 2 years into the panini and many people are still working remotely. On this episode, we provide some tips on separating work and personal life in the home. Pomodoro App mentioned: https://www.focustodo.cn/#products Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
27:19
January 27, 2022
Ep. 56: Career Day
Ep. 56: Career Day
On today's episode, we chat about our careers and how we got into our current fields.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
45:17
January 20, 2022
Ep. 55: Bad Religion
Ep. 55: Bad Religion
Today we discuss what our journey has been like with religion. Roll up and find out what denominations we were raised in and what our current religious beliefs are. https://www.pewforum.org/2021/02/16/faith-among-black-americans/ Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
31:57
January 13, 2022
Ep 54: Big Ol' Freak
Ep 54: Big Ol' Freak
Happy New Year Listeners! We're starting the new year off with a bang by discussing some freaky topics ;-) Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
36:05
January 06, 2022
Ep. 53: 2021 Recap
Ep. 53: 2021 Recap
Congrats on making it through 2021! Today we go through all the big moments of the year and discuss our goals for 2022.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
42:60
December 30, 2021
Ep. 52: Securing the Bag Forever
Ep. 52: Securing the Bag Forever
Today we have a special guest, Tony Awojoodu of TonesPASS and Cascades Ventures Group. He drops knowledge on how to earn your dream income and provides ways to build generational wealth. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace @Dr_Tone @Cascadesventuresgroup Resources from Tony: https://www.purposefullypaid.com/ https://www.cascadesvg.com/join Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
58:22
December 23, 2021
Ep. 51: Insecuritea
Ep. 51: Insecuritea
On today's episode, we discuss some of the hot topics brought up in season byeve  (five) of "Insecure". Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
44:42
December 16, 2021
Ep. 50: QTNA
Ep. 50: QTNA
It's our 50th episode, so we're doing something a little different! We answer listener questions and have some fun!  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
28:01
December 09, 2021
Ep. 49: Flip the Switch
Ep. 49: Flip the Switch
On this week's episode we have a special guest, Mo. She made a pivot in her career, from Business Analyst to Software Engineer, after taking an intensive boot camp. She shares her experience and provides advice on switching career paths. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
45:08
December 02, 2021
Ep. 48: Pole Play
Ep. 48: Pole Play
On this week's episode we have a special guest, Celestial. We discuss the art of pole dancing and receive some tips and tricks on how to become a pro poler. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace @CelestialTheeDon Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
40:20
November 18, 2021
Ep. 47: What Do You Meme?
Ep. 47: What Do You Meme?
Listen to us discuss our thoughts on some popular memes circulating on social media. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
23:05
November 11, 2021
Ep. 46: Shades of Black
Ep. 46: Shades of Black
Today we discuss what colorism is and experiences we've had with it.  Series referenced in the episode: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/series/shades-of-black Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
31:07
November 04, 2021
Ep. 45: Decontaminating the Dating Pool
Ep. 45: Decontaminating the Dating Pool
Do you think the dating pool has poop and pee in it? Listen to us provide some positive ways to experience this dating world.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
33:11
October 28, 2021
Ep. 44: Well Adjusted Pussy (W.A.P)
Ep. 44: Well Adjusted Pussy (W.A.P)
On today's episode, we have Dr. Chyanne Brown as our guest. She is a recent MD graduate, who will be focusing on Gynecology during residency. Dr. Brown answers some listener questions, about the female reproductive system, and drops several gems.  @chybrown89 @these2gurls Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
46:08
October 21, 2021
Ep. 43: First-gen Feels
Ep. 43: First-gen Feels
Listen to us discuss our thoughts about what's happening at the Del Rio border and what it was like to grow up as the first generation of our families in America. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
38:46
October 14, 2021
Ep. 42: The Catch Up
Ep. 42: The Catch Up
Today we catch you up on our lives and discuss some current hot topics. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
45:03
October 07, 2021
Ep. 41: High EQ
Ep. 41: High EQ
Learn what emotional intelligence is, the signs of being emotionally mature, and how you can increase your EQ. EI Quiz: https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/ei-quiz.htm Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
19:03
September 30, 2021
Ep. 40: A Whole Homeowner
Ep. 40: A Whole Homeowner
Listen to us discuss the pros and cons of homeownership. We also share our unique home buying stories and provide steps along the homeownership journey. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
41:56
September 23, 2021
Ep. 39: You're Canceled!
Ep. 39: You're Canceled!
Do you think cancel culture is effective? Are there people you've canceled? Hear our answers to these questions and more on today's episode. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace  Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
30:59
September 16, 2021
Ep. 38: Pretty Privilege
Ep. 38: Pretty Privilege
Roll up and listen to us talk about "pretty privilege". We discuss what it is, if it even exists, and more.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
20:56
September 09, 2021
Ep. 37: Textiquette
Ep. 37: Textiquette
Learn our tried and true texting and sexting etiquette. We even share some examples! Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
30:19
September 02, 2021
Ep. 36: Body-ody-ody Positivity
Ep. 36: Body-ody-ody Positivity
Listen to us discuss where and how the movement of "Body Positivity" started and how you can support its expansion. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
19:10
August 26, 2021
Ep. 35: No Homo(phobia)
Ep. 35: No Homo(phobia)
Tune in as we discuss the problematic comments made by Da Baby at the Rolling Loud. We also provide tips on how to unpack homophobia.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Loud Lyrics Playlist Spotify | Apple Music
21:26
August 19, 2021
Ep. 34: Dating with Intention
Ep. 34: Dating with Intention
What is "dating with intention"? Hear our thoughts and find out if we even know. We've also added a new segment. "Loud Lyrics" features 2 songs we're listening to this week. We'll be adding every song to the playlists below. Take a listen and let us know what you think. Spotify | Apple Music Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
17:03
August 12, 2021
Ep. 33: Dating in the DMV
Ep. 33: Dating in the DMV
Today, listen to us talk with our friend @ashyodaddyboutme about what our experiences has been like dating in the DMV and other places we've lived. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
25:53
August 05, 2021
Ep. 32: T(hot) Girl Summer
Ep. 32: T(hot) Girl Summer
On this episode, we're discussing how our summers are going and how to have your best thot girl summer. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
12:42
July 29, 2021
Ep. 31: Poly Pocket
Ep. 31: Poly Pocket
Learn about different structures of polyamorous relationships. Resources: “The Ethical Slut”, MoreThanTwo.com, BlackAndPoly.org, marjanilane.com Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
19:15
July 22, 2021
Ep. 30: Codependency in Relationships
Ep. 30: Codependency in Relationships
Learn how to recognize codependency in relationships. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
19:30
July 15, 2021
Ep. 29: Toy Stories
Ep. 29: Toy Stories
Listen to our opinions on the Dalton School masturbation video and learn how to talk to children about self-pleasure. We also share our experiences and favorite sex toys. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
25:29
July 08, 2021
Ep. 28: Breaking Up is Hard to Do
Ep. 28: Breaking Up is Hard to Do
Today we share our most memorable breakup stories and give tips on how to initiate and process a breakup.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
19:34
July 01, 2021
Ep. 27: Pride Month: Non Binary Awareness
Ep. 27: Pride Month: Non Binary Awareness
Today we have a special guest, Janay. They share with us their journey to discovering a nonbinary identity and touch on topics such as having your driver's license accurately reflect your identity, finding helpful resources, and more.  Resources  Ace (book) | Non-Binary Lives: An Anthology of Intersecting Identities (book) | Beyond Kings and Queens: Gender and Politics in the 2019 Black Census (PDF) | What Does It Mean to Be Nonbinary? (article)  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
29:47
June 24, 2021
Ep. 26: Catch Flights, Not Feelings
Ep. 26: Catch Flights, Not Feelings
We provide overall travel hacks and Covid friendly travel tips. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
32:30
June 17, 2021
Ep. 25: R-E-S-P-E-C-T(ability) Narratives
Ep. 25: R-E-S-P-E-C-T(ability) Narratives
Listen to us discuss Bonnet Gate and respectability narratives. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
16:48
June 10, 2021
Ep. 24: The Art of Attachment
Ep. 24: The Art of Attachment
Listen to learn what attachment types are and how they impact our relationships. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Attachment style origination: http://labs.psychology.illinois.edu/ Quizzes discussed:  https://dianepooleheller.com/attachment-test/ https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/tests/relationships/relationship-attachment-style-test
19:25
June 03, 2021
Ep. 23: Wizard Kelly, Please
Ep. 23: Wizard Kelly, Please
Is it ever too soon to post your partner on social media? Do you feel upset if your partner doesn't post you? Find out how we respond to these questions and more. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace Study discussed at www.tandfonline.com
22:24
May 27, 2021
BONUS: Protect Black Women 2.0 - Olivia Dope
BONUS: Protect Black Women 2.0 - Olivia Dope
We stand with Olivia Dope!
21:58
May 21, 2021
Ep. 22: Self Care Sessions
Ep. 22: Self Care Sessions
Learn what we do to unwind and reset. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
20:48
May 20, 2021
Ep. 21: Black Masculinity & Mental Health
Ep. 21: Black Masculinity & Mental Health
Today we discuss what it means to be a Black man and destigmatizing mental health in Black, male circles with our friend Jiggs. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace @OptimusJiggs You can find his blog at http://optimusjiggs.com/
33:11
May 13, 2021
Ep. 20: Expanding Your Circle
Ep. 20: Expanding Your Circle
Listen for tips on making friends as an adult. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
17:46
May 06, 2021
Ep. 19: Rich Bish Tendencies
Ep. 19: Rich Bish Tendencies
Learn what personal finance tips we apply in our lives. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
31:27
April 29, 2021
Ep. 18: That's My Best Friend
Ep. 18: That's My Best Friend
Today we have 3 of our best friends on to discuss platonic relationships between men and women. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace and follow our besties @Who._.is._.Astro, @escoe___, and @NoIGVy
49:09
April 22, 2021
BONUS: crossFaded/Maraschino Cherry Juice
BONUS: crossFaded/Maraschino Cherry Juice
Just because..... Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
14:10
April 20, 2021
Ep. 17: Do Not Pass Go
Ep. 17: Do Not Pass Go
Listen to what behaviors we believe are red flags in a romantic relationship. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
29:15
April 15, 2021
BONUS: Affirmations
BONUS: Affirmations
Keeping with this week's theme of prioritizing your mental health, we're sharing affirmations to refill your cup. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
02:48
April 09, 2021
Ep. 16: Mental Health Matters
Ep. 16: Mental Health Matters
Today we discuss all things therapy. Including: when we started going, why we started, how we found our therapists. If you've been wondering whether therapy is right for you, it is. Be sure to visit our Instagram page for additional mental health resources. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
32:22
April 08, 2021
Ep. 15: Virginity Doesn't Exist
Ep. 15: Virginity Doesn't Exist
Would you believe us if we told you virginity is completely made up? Today we explain why purity culture does more harm than good and share tips from @AfroSexology_ on how to release sexual shame. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
20:22
April 01, 2021
Ep. 14: Issa Parent
Ep. 14: Issa Parent
We discuss Kirk Franklin and how we plan to raise our future children. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
24:18
March 25, 2021
Ep. 13: Vegan•ish
Ep. 13: Vegan•ish
We have a special guest today, @IAmNeanza. Neanza, known as AJ to some, is an expert on all things vegan. She has several eBooks available on her website: https://payhip.com/IAmNeanza. Listen and find out how to transition to a vegan diet and what products to avoid. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
34:00
March 18, 2021
BONUS: Rona Recap Pt. II
BONUS: Rona Recap Pt. II
We wanted to share how our thoughts and opinions on Coronavirus and the vaccine have changed since our previous episode on January 7,2021.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
16:06
March 15, 2021
Ep. 12: I'm Just Here So I Don't Get Fined
Ep. 12: I'm Just Here So I Don't Get Fined
We discuss how we maneuver corporate America as Black women. These companies ain't loyal, but we got y'all. As always, we provide some helpful tips for how to navigate professional spaces. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace The State of Black Women in Corporate America
29:03
March 11, 2021
Ep. 11: Protect Black Women
Ep. 11: Protect Black Women
What does protecting Black women look like to you? How do you protect Black women? With International Women's Day coming up, listen to us discuss what it means to protect Black women and some ways you can show up for us. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
25:05
March 04, 2021
Ep. 10: Dick With No Complications
Ep. 10: Dick With No Complications
Listen to our tips for having a healthy friends with benefits situation and learn how to not turn a hoe into a  house-husband. Also, we briefly discuss "Malcolm & Marie" and "Little Things". Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
26:26
February 25, 2021
Ep. 9: Healthy Hair Journey
Ep. 9: Healthy Hair Journey
As Black women hair is everything to us. Learn how we've combated hair loss, dry hair, breakage, and more. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
24:04
February 18, 2021
Ep. 8: Build-A-Bae
Ep. 8: Build-A-Bae
We have a very special guest this episode, our friend J. We let y'all in on our celeb crushes and what we're each looking for in a romantic partner.  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace and our guest @buzzedlighty3ar
19:24
February 11, 2021
Ep. 7: Casper, the Unfriendly Ghost
Ep. 7: Casper, the Unfriendly Ghost
People out here finding new ways to be ain't shit. Learn about dating phenomena: ghosting and breadcrumbing. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
22:37
February 04, 2021
Ep. 6: Winner, Winner, Tinder Dinner
Ep. 6: Winner, Winner, Tinder Dinner
Level up your dating app skills and learn how to stay safe outchea. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
28:21
January 28, 2021
Ep. 5: Mentor Me, Please
Ep. 5: Mentor Me, Please
Learn the value of having a professional mentor and how to find one (or some).  Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
17:18
January 21, 2021
Ep. 4: Do You Remember the Time? (2020 Rewind)
Ep. 4: Do You Remember the Time? (2020 Rewind)
Listen to us take a trip down memory lane. We discuss the biggest, Blackest events of 2020 in the U.S. and our personal lives. Also tune in for a pod exclusive about Jason DeRulo.    Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
29:53
January 15, 2021
Ep. 3: Ladies Is Pimps Too
Ep. 3: Ladies Is Pimps Too
Learn the art of a successful DM slide and how to shoot your shot with precision. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
18:08
January 07, 2021
Ep. 2: Rona Recap
Ep. 2: Rona Recap
Feels like we've been in this pandemic forever *Cardi B voice*. Grae Gousse and Risse Peace discuss all things 'Rona related: getting tested, working from home, vaccine news, and more. Resources mentioned in this episode linked here.   Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
29:34
January 07, 2021
Ep. 1: Allow Us To Reintroduce Ourselves
Ep. 1: Allow Us To Reintroduce Ourselves
Tune into the first episode of "Blunt Truths Pod" to learn which of us is a Twerk Team LLC Sole Proprietor and who's challenging your meemaw and aunties to a cook-off. We also break down the format for future episodes and share how we met. Roll up for new episodes every Thursday. Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
04:01
January 07, 2021
Blunt Truths Pod Trailer
Blunt Truths Pod Trailer
Blunt Truths Pod is brought to you by Grae Gousse and Risse Peace. Together we'll discuss tales of Black womanhood and share the gems we’ve picked up along the way.  Roll up for new episodes every other Thursday.   Follow us on Instagram at: @BluntTruthsPod @YeGousse @RissePeace
01:10
December 30, 2020