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The Relationship Review Podcast

The Relationship Review Podcast

By Edison Westbrook
Edison and CoCo are a mom and teen having the conversations YOU should be having! The mission of this independent production is tackling tough topics — within the nurturing space of a genuine parent-child connection. Summer Series 2021 begins in JULY! Available on all podcast platforms and smart speakers. Visit
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Microaggressions: We're STILL Dealing With This? Seriously?!
In this rebroadcast, Edison and CoCo explore the wide world of microaggressions and how they're experienced by BIPOC at every level. Share this episode with anyone who can relate! For more information on sponsors, visit us online at
August 25, 2021
Back to School Special: What About My Friends?
In this edited rebroadcast, CoCo discusses her anxieties and concerns about friendship -- and Edison offers insight on why it's harder than it looks. Share this relevant #teenpov episode with the middle and high schoolers in your life. For information on sponsors, visit us online at
August 18, 2021
It's Simple: Believe Women and Wear a Mask!
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigns after he sexually harassed at least 11 women. So, why do people still not believe the accounts of the women he abused? What will it take for us to believe survivors? Also, just wear a mask already! Edison discusses current, hot-button issues in this episode. For all of the offers mentioned in the episode visit the OFFERS page on our website. Leave a comment about these topics on our social media: Facebook | Instagram. #andrewcuomo #survivorsofsexualabuse #relationshipreviewpodcast #hottopics #blackpodcasters #newsheadlines #wearamask
August 11, 2021
Does Your Best Friend Secretly HATE You?
What about your FRIENDS? Many people report having friends who treat them badly, try to one-up them, or totally ghost them. The ladies share some of the ways to tell if your best friend doesn't really like you!
July 21, 2021
Is Your Side-Hustle Killing Your Relationships?
How do you feel about multi-level marketing? Are MLM entrepreneurs truly business savvy, or are they being punked by pyramid schemes? Edison and CoCo talk about how to be successful at relationship-dependent businesses without losing all of your friends.
July 14, 2021
Is Gaslighting an Effective Dating Strategy?
Summer Series 2021 is here! Edison and CoCo discuss an extreme case of gaslighting. The series premiere of the Relationship Review Podcast returns with a fresh series of episodes for the Relationship Review Podcast, including some behind-the-scenes moments from the making of the show. For more information, visit the
July 07, 2021
Problematic Women Throw Chlöe Bailey Under the Bus
In this 4th installment of the Problematic Women series for Women's History month, CoCo runs the show! She ponders how women today can expect and demand equality while attempting to diminish and bully young Black women ... If you enjoy this episode and you think CoCo's first time running the podcast on her own was a hit, please rate, review, and subscribe! ♡
March 24, 2021
Are Problematic WOMEN to Blame for Megxit?!
Edison and CoCo discuss "the interview heard around the world" -- and the awful women who fueled the flames under Harry and Meghan's desires to leave royal life behind. They cheer the sheroes who supported the pair.
March 10, 2021
MLK/FBI: Did Martin Belong to the Streets?! (Does it Matter?)
In their "Complex Relationships in Black History" series, Edison and CoCo get into J. Edgar Hoover's fetish for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
February 10, 2021
Best of The Relationship Review!
CoCo & Edison take a look back at some of their favorite, most ridiculous moments from season one of the podcast.
November 19, 2020
What's with the Microaggressions?
Does a new president mean healing for the US? Here's our reaction, what do you think? Send us an email to
November 12, 2020
What's Good, 'Murica? Closing Election 2020 For Good
What's the matter ... you ain't got no president? Edison recaps the unexpected joys of Halloween, recapturing the hope of Voter Pride, and shares some words of encouragement as we find a way to keep on keeping on.
November 05, 2020
She is Still Speaking! (The VP Debate)
Edison and CoCo watch and review the 2020 Vice-Presidential debate, and discuss the events of the week - including the ill-fated antics of daredevils.
October 08, 2020
Wait, He Said: Stand Back and Stand By?!
Edison and CoCo talk about the Presidential debate, and why people vote the way they do. Also, CoCo earns her Girl Scout Silver Award.
October 01, 2020
Decisions, Decisions -- Breonna Taylor and Election 2020
Edison and CoCo celebrate the start of Fall with a ringing endorsement of hot chocolate, and discuss the people we entrust to make the important decisions that impact our lives. Also, Deion Sanders, RBG, a shabby verdict in Breonna Taylor's case, and "superfluous" is defined. Get ready for the 2020 election at
September 24, 2020
Death by Doubt: The 'Rona Kills in More Ways Than One
The coronavirus pandemic is impacting a lot of us in unexpected ways -- and some of those ways may be life threatening. Edison recounts the doubts and anxieties that might've caused a medical catastrophe, and shares heartfelt advice from her experience. Plus coronafluenza, a tiger in the wild, and virtual bedtime stories.
September 17, 2020
What About Your Friends?
CoCo and Edison break down the complexities of friendships in middle school. In most cases, tricks can't be trusted and we need to understand the difference between schoolmates and genuine friends.
May 21, 2020
On Being Black in America ...
Edison reflects on the state of the Union in the wake of the murders of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.
May 14, 2020
Happy New Year: Come on 2021!
Edison and CoCo discuss the year's Faves and Flops, and sashay down memory lane for better and for worse!  Correction: Brownsville should be BRONZEVILLE.
January 08, 2020
Halloween Special: Black Serial Killers
Happy Halloween! There is racial inequality in a lot of areas of our lives. Our obsession with serial murderers is no exception. While white killers are made legendary with press coverage and endless police task force efforts, some of the most heinous murders in history were committed by Black men, but they were barely covered by the press and the crimes weren't investigated. Why? What is the cost and who pays the highest price?
October 31, 2019
How to VOTE! A Pre-Election Q&A
With important local elections coming up in November, we discuss how to prepare for the voting booth, what may happen to politics as we know it in the future, and how we practice democracy in our real lives.
October 24, 2019
Problematic Women and Their Confederate Lies
This week, we start our series on Women's History Month with an in depth exploration into problematic women, the sinister roles they've played in our nation's history, and the 150 year old lies they're helping to keep alive today. Sources referenced in the show will be posted below. Email us stories of the amazing women in your life to be featured on an  upcoming episode ( and like/follow on Instagram: therelationshipreview. Don't forget to like or favorite and *subscribe* wherever you listen to your podcasts! SPONSOR INFO: Visit  to purchase your copy of The Little Princess Finds Her Crown today! EPISODE SOURCES -  Monumental Lies Reveal on PRX  The Costs of the Confederacy Smithsonian Magazine Online  HIST 119: The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877 TuneIn.Com  The Lost Cause - American Civil War The Lost Cause  Ruby Bridges National Women's History Museum  Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia -- Lost Cause of the Confederacy; Beauvoir (Biloxi, Mississippi); Freedmen's Bureau; James A. Bland
March 04, 2019
You Ain't Got To Lie (or, Why America Pretends to be Shocked)
The lies you tell! People are acting so triggered by Jussie Smollett's alleged case ... but what does it really mean for all of us? *Podcast launch and debut* Featuring Edison, who shares opinions about race in America, the Trump effect, and how Beyonce saved Black History Month.
February 22, 2019