A podcast where we discuss navigating life with or without a partner and the cause and effects that come along with it. Are either all they’re really cracked up to be? Each episode will leave you with new info to decide if you’re to be single or not to be!
On this episode, we had the opportunity to get the real from a man's perspective when it comes to what they really want from women, what communication they really need from women, and how to handle conflict with them because SURPRISE... they do know how to communicate!! Men are a special species. However, most are very simple. More simple than we tend to think or give them credit for (in a good way). So, pull up on us and listen to this informative, yet hilarious conversation, with the men and of The Doneson Podcast (that I also co host as well) as we get into a much needed and overdue conversation around WHAT MEN REALLY WANT! Special guests: Rod & Uncle Rico
On this episode we take a a closer, and necessary, look back into boundaries, dealbreakers, and triggers. We dive into how to identify these areas, how to ensure that you have the right tools in your kit to push through or get out of certain situations with these items, and knowing when you truly have these areas under control because only the strong & PREPARED will survive. So, pull up and let's get into this REAL, RAW, & HONEST conversation. Special guests: The one & only Bulli Carter & Samantha Jean
On this episode, we take a deep and necessary dive into the effects that uncertainties and insecurities can have on relationships. We discuss what these items show up as and how to navigate these waters with a partner or just within if without one. There is truly a difference between uncertainty and insecurity and this episode will give you all the tools you need to decipher the difference between the two, understanding what to do with this info, and how to proceed moving forward and doing so with caution where applicable! Pull up for this tea with our special guests: In house wife Tori Brianna & Therapist Chemyeeka Tumblin
On this episode we have a very awakening and eye opening discussion about HAPPINESS! We dive into the definition of what happiness truly is, what it should actually look like for you personally, and how we navigate this life keeping it in the forefront of your minds and our lives! If we are not happy with ourselves, how can we be happy in a relationship? Pull up a chair, sit back, and take notes as we dive into this much needed conversation about surrendering to happiness and why we deserve it oh so much! Special guests: Morgan Bullock from the "Around and Within" podcast and Nikki H.
On this episode, we take a deeper diver into what it means to be the right fit in Part II of this conversation! We discuss why you need to spend time getting to know a partner before they become a partner, where your loyalties should lie before a person becomes a partner, what it looks like from the MALE perspective when choosing the "right fit" in a partner, and so much more! Join us for this informative, yet hilarious conversation with special guests: Therapist James Bush of the Mind of a Man Podcast, Nikki H., and Cara Freeman
On this episode, we take a very necessary and overdue deep dive into determining if you’re just bad at love OR if you are just choosing people that are not the right fit! Join us for this honesty hour as we give it to you straight, no chaser, and begin that conversation with yourself to see if YOU need to do better! Special guests: Nikita H. of the Straight 2 It podcast, KiKi B., and Kirsten D.
On this episode we dive into why ALL LABELS MATTER! We discuss why labels are important whether you are boo'd up or not, how labels allow you to remain in control of your relationships and the boundaries set within them, and why you need to label whatever you are doing with whomever you are doing it with TODAY! Join us in this hilarious and fun, yet informative, convo today! Special guests: Amani M. & Nikki H.
On this episode, we take a much needed and overdue examination of why we must stop settling for less than we deserve and start giving these people back to the streets IMMEJETLEE when we find that they are not our cup of tea! It comes down to things like knowing our own worth, making sure that your person is honestly the "RIGHT FIT", unleashing the fear of singleness or loneliness, and so much more! Grab some wine and popcorn and snuggle up to your device so you can cackle along with us (and learn some new gems) with our good girlfriends and we dive into this intriguing conversation with our extra special guests Brooke Breezy, Mrs. Brooks, K.D, Pam Jones, and "E"!
On the episode we revisit a topic from Season 1 as we dive into a conversation around relationship timelines and why we need to just throw the whole timeline away! We discuss creating your own relationships goals, doing what works best for YOU, and recognizing that a timeline won’t make a person stay anyway because it is what it is mane! Special guests: In House therapist Chemyeeka Tumblin & Kari of the podcast Conversing With Kariscene
On this episode we take a deeper dive into narcissism, gaslighting, and manipulation to discuss what it looks like in these relationships and why they are NOT just buzz words of 2020! We discuss how finding the language to identify these issues is empowering in your relationships and how they extend beyond the spousal world to show up in other familial, professional, and friend based relationships. Dive into the conversation with us so you can determine if you need to learn how to drive in the lane with these people or get off of the next exit now! Special guests: Alyson of the Shades of Brown Podcast and the one & only Bulli Experience aka Bulli Carter
On this Season 3 opening episode we talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly of dating while in a pandemic! YIKES! It may sound good to the naked ear or look good on the outside looking in, but once you get close up on it, we aren't so sure if it is all it's cracked up to be or worth the entanglement of it all! Tune in to this informative, yet hilarious conversation and help us to decide! Special guests: In house wife Tori Brianna & Our fave therapist Chemyeeka Tumblin
It’s our SEASON 2 finale and we take a look back into time over some of our favorite and most interesting episodes of the season! Tune in to hear our candid thoughts on the episodes then, where we stand now, and what direction we are going on for the future! Special surprise... this episode stars only yours truly, Shaanah Montanna
On this episode we go deeper into the conversation of protecting the Black woman and what that truly looks like. How do we protect ourselves in times of crisis? How do we pick up the pieces when our Black men are not protected and still be there for ourselves and those around us? How do we make sure that the outcry for the protection of Black women is the same as Black men? So many questions that need answers and we give them to you on this episode!
On this episode we take an interesting look into romance, relationship mantras, society’s role in it all, and why prioritizing your mental health over it all is most important! Don’t let these relationships run YOU, YOU run them! Special guest: R&B recording artist Mallory
On this episode we dive into the layered topic of protecting the Black woman and what that truly looks like in our communities, our culture, and beyond! Join the conversation with our special guests: KiKi B., In House Wife Tori, & Chemyeeka Tumblin @positivelymyeek
On this episode we have an interesting conversation around down low brothers and discuss if this is really still necessary in 2020?! We uncover that the ego is a powerful drug and one that has more power than some may think! Tune in for the full low down with special guest: Bulli Carter as she gives the real spill and so much more!
On this episode we talk about the infamous Red Table Talk where Jada “tells all” about her entanglement with Singer August Alsina. However, we take it a step further to really discuss how these entanglements happen, the role mental health plays in it all, was Jada’s behavior predatory, and so much more! Special guests: @positivelymyeek & In House Wife Tori Brianna
On this episode we have an interesting conversation around the concept of one being single until they are married. Is this true, it this valid, is this accurate info? Join the convo to find out if this the wave in 2020 or nah! Special guests: Ladies of the Nashville New podcast Aigner & Miranda J.
On this episode we take a deep dive into what “THE WAIT” of being single looks like while you patiently wait on who you know God has designed for you. We talk about the good, the bad, and the sometimes very ugly parts of it and how you can successfully navigate it all! Special guests: Nikita Haynie of the Straight 2 It Podcast & Ms. T’Erica
On this episode, we revisit a recording on mental health and anxiety from Season 1 that we all can benefit from during the current climate in the world right now! Let’s relax, relate, and release!WOOSAH....
On this episode we take a deep dive into work husbands/work wives and if dating a coworker is a good idea or the worst idea ever! Tune in to hear the run down and why some of us have a dated a coworker but would possibly never do it again! Special guests In House Wife Tori & Therapist Chemyeeka Tumblin of @positivelymyeek
On this episode, we take a deep dive into the age old notion that your man should love you more than you love him and why that might be outdated info! Join the conversation as we discuss the levels to it, the importance that self love plays in it, and why you have to be able to maneuver it if you find yourself on one side of this coin! Special guests: Morgan B. of the Around and Within Podcast & Shana Shaee
On this episode, we take an insightful look into love and life after divorce and what navigating those waters looks like! Whether you’ve been married or not, this episode is one you can benefit from immensely before, during, and after the vows so get ready! Special guests: Aigner G. & Miranda J. of the New Nashville podcast
On this episode we take a deep dive into the notion that women should stop settling for boyfriends when they truly want a HUSBAND! Tune in for some life experiences and wisdom being dropped to find out if a boyfriend or a husband is really for you! Special guests: Angie Woo & Q
On this episode we take a deep and insightful look into the many phases of love and relationships to determine is love best when it’s fresh during the honeymoon phase or can it truly be amazing at any time? Special guests @positivelymyeek & @kariscene
On this episode we take an interesting look at the notion that a woman’s value decreases as her age increases! HMMMM... tune in so you just hear all that we had to say! Special guest: The One & Only Bulli Carter
On this episode we take a deep & interesting dive into toxicity and what it looks like in ALL relationships and all forms! We discuss why we are still tolerating it, if some people just LIVE for toxicity, how to identify it, and how to move away from it! Tune in to be fully educated on it all and to learn how & why family and friends can get this business too! Special guests: @positivelymyeek, Dr, Grant, They call her Nikki but her name ain’t Nicole, Ms. Nicole, & Mrs. Freeman
On this episode we take a deep dive into these quarantined times we are living in right now! We discuss how we navigate working from home, spending more time with bae or any family at home, and now we stay sane because all we can do is be at home! Special guests: Ms. Emerald & Ms. Quoya
On this episode we take a deep dive into the obvious... RED FLAGS! So many times the hopeless romantic in us all decides to ignore all of the Red flags and then we wonder why we’re left with a Red bleeding heart! However, today’s special guests were to the rescue with what, who, now, and why you can stop letting Red flags ruin your love life and tap into the romance you desire today! Special guests: In house wife Tori, Kyla C., Reese of PHRIENDS, & @positivelymyeek
On this episode we take a deep dive into what role your family of origin actually plays in your relationship of marriage, if any at all! Is it family over everything or you and yours against the world? Special guests: Nikki H, Dr, Grant, Mrs. Freeman, Ms.Nicole, & @positivelymyeek
On this episode we take a deep dive into the new, Netflix reality show Love is Blind! We discuss the good, the bad, the ugly, the Jessica *insert rolling eyes emoji*, and so much more! Tune in and decide for yourself if love is really blind or if someone may be a dam fool to think so! Special guests: Courtney N & Nikki H.
On this episode we take a deep dive and explore all the stuff we forget to talk about BEFORE we commit to a partner! From spirituality, to kids, to finances, to travel, to holidays, to the temperature on the thermostat! We must get back to talking about things NOW before we get into a relationships and issues arise that cause the relationship to go to hell LATER! Special guests: @positivelymyeek, In House Wife Tori, Reese of PHRIENDS, & Ms. Kyla C.
On this episode we take a deep dive into conflict resolution in relationships! We get to the bottom of why some people fight so much, how and why you should fight fair, and IF you and your partner should be partners if the fighting gets to be too much! Special guests: B.Hopkins, Miss Leona, Mrs. Jordan, & Jacquita Parks
On this episode we take a deep dive into the good, the bad, and the ugly of marriage and ask the question, “Would you marry for love or money?” Our special guests Dawn of @shemakesmore , Ms. Amani, & Ms. Loreal make for an interesting panel with their answers and leave you wanting more! I think a PART II is absolutely in store!
On this episode we take a deep dive into the entertaining and sensational world of open relationships to discuss if they’re a real possibility for anyone, are they right or wrong for some, or if any of us would really are about that open relationship, non monogamous life! Tune in and you won’t regret it! Special guests: The Core Four Podcast & socialmedialess Janae
The ladies of The Den Podcast & the one & only Bulli Carter are BIZACKKKK with Part II of this episode on all elements of sex, the R word, and so much more! Just buckle your seatbelts and get ready for the ride of a lifetime! You won’t regret it!
On this episode, we take a colorful deep dive into the beauty and beasts of being single, why it’s actually not a disease or something you need to “escape” from, the inexplicable freedom that comes with it, and why it may not be for everybody! To sum it all up in the words of the great philosopher Megan Thee Stallion, “Got a ex that miss me so bad, probably praying for me now” let’s you know that being single really IS all it’s cracked up to be! EXTRA special guests: @itstwoelles, Mister Wilson, Cass, & @positivelymyeek
On this episode we take a deeeeep, interesting, and EXPLICIT dive into gender roles and I loved every minute of it! Tune in if you want to know what gender roles are, if and when they should be applicable to your relationship, OR if you should just throw them out the window! Special & AMAZING guests: @thedenpodcast & the one & only Bulli Carter
On this episode we take a deep dive into the world of our special guest who has experienced the highs and lows of long distance love, what the journey is truly like, and uncovering that it AIN’T FOR EVERYBODY! Tune in to find out if it may be for you! Special guest: Obrenka Thompson of @thesitdownwbrenks
On this episode, we dive into a serious conversation around knowing when it’s time to let go of a relationship that has worn out its welcome and is wearing you down as a person! Tune in to find out how to identify if it’s time to let go, how to know if you’re on either side of the coin, and how to move on if you so desire! Special guests: In House Wife Tori, Cass, & @positivelymyeek
On this episode we dive into some deep conversation around when LIFE happens, how you PUSH through, how you GROW from it, and how you LIVE to see another day because you will always be OKAY! #RIPPops Special guests: Krystal M., Krystal J., & Magical Dr. Grant
On this episode we take a deep dive into what love languages are, how they can help your relationship to flourish, and the importance of having a partner who understands them and vice versa! Special guests: Brandie J., reoccurring star @positivelymyeek, and the one & only Bulli Carter
We dive head first into PART II of how you can create a thriving relationship if you’re willing to do the WORK and if you have a partner that is willing to as well! In truly takes two to tango and without a partner willing to dance with you, you may go nowhere fast! Special guests: @positivelymyeek, In House Wife Tori, & reoccurring star Cass
HOV might’ve made one of the greatest blueprints ever, but I promise he nor any other man on this earth has the blueprint for a thriving relationship and we dish on it here! Tune in as we dive into what healthy and happy looks and feels like, what angles you should honestly view your relationship from, and we call YOU to the carpet to ask yourself is your relationship thriving or is it just surviving and how to navigate with your answer! Special guest: @positivelymyeek, in house wife Tori, & reoccurring star Miss Cass
On this episode we open up SEASON 2 by giving a microscopic examination over the age old question of partner fulfillment! Is it possible for your partner to truly fulfill ALL of your needs and theirs or is it even realistic to desire such a thing? Tune in as we put a magical perspective on it all with our special guests, Dr. Grant & our in house wife, Ms. Tori!
On this episode we take a deep dive into exploring if being a BOSS hurts you or helps you when it comes to romantic relationships and how to handle the dating field or being partnered in the midst of it all! Guests: Kay of @justkayelle & Mykia of @comfort.togo_
On this episode we take a deep dive into understanding why we love love and are so driven by love! We then examine if it’s possibly to manifest the exact love you desire, what it takes if is possible, and why sometimes you just have to let the chips fall where they may when it comes to real love. Special guests: Kesh Kesh, H, & Mrs. Brooks
The great philosopher Tupac once said, ”Hate to sound sleazy, but tease me,
I don't want it if it's that easy“ and he must’ve been referring to present day 2019 and state of relationships! For this reason, we take a deep dive into a conversation around why some women make it so easy for men to be in their lives without giving them what they desire, what role fear plays in all of this, and why we have to unite and stand as one to move past this epidemic immediately! Special guests: Nikki, Kyla C., & TT
On this episode we dive into all aspects of EXES! Why some people still communicate with them, why some people hate them, and why some people may still love them! Tune in so you can know how to navigate in the future! Special guests: Cara, Nikki, & Kirbie
WARNING! We don’t go too far, but we do take a peek over the edge with the conversation on this episode as we take a deep dive into sex, sexuality, why we have to OWN our sexuality, why it’s nothing wrong with having multiple partners, and so much more! Special guests: Candace, Ashley, & Kelsi
On this episode we take a DEEP dive into types, preferences, chemistry, attractions, and much more to let you know if your decisions in these areas are helping or hurting your relationship chances. We all have a type, but are we choosing the right one? Special guests: @positivelymyeek, Crystal Denae, Mrs. Jordan, & Mardae
On this episode we give relationships and marriage a deep examination to determine if people are really ready for what they think are ready for, what it may look and feel like if you are ready, and what you may need to do if you can’t decide where you stand either way. Special guests: @positivelymyeek, Tori Brianna, & Ms. Crystal
On this episode, we speak from the single and married perspective of how you may be able to determine if your partner is “THE ONE”! We dissect what this means, what it looks and feels like, and if they aren’t “THE ONE”, how you can determine that too! Special guests: T- Baby, @positivelymyeek, & Crystal Denae
On this episode I had the pleasure of having a conversation on sisterhood with two of the closest sisters I’ve had in my life the past 15 years. We dish on the importance of having the support of a sisterhood, how to sustain it while dating, and why sisterhoods are the backbones of our lives whether in relationships or not. Special guests: Danny Sims & Brooke Breezy
On this episode we take a closer look at independence to determine if there’s a such a thing as being too independent! We dive into what this really looks from a woman’s perspective, why it’s a conversation we must have, and how to maneuver it in relationships! Co starring Miss Quanda, Janae J., Tori Brianna, & Mrs. Jordan
On this episode we take a deep dive into what self care really looks like in a relationship, how to prioritize it, and why you can’t lose yourself just because you have a new partner in crime! Special guests: Jenn Benn & Cordell S.
On this episode, we complete the conversation on why dating in 2019 can be a hard task, if you should get on or off a dating app, and being CLEAR on your intentions! Special guests: Courtney N, Crystal E., & Ernest aka Mr. Oblivious
On this episode, a few brave girls and guys dive into conversation about this war like dating zone in 2019. We deep dive into personal experiences, what the hell does no expectations mean, why it’s so different for girls and guys, and how to navigate it if you want to eventually find love after fighting the good fight! Special guests: Courtney N, Crystal E., & Ernest aka Mr. Oblivious
An episode all men need to hear! We discuss toxic masculinity, men’s mommy & daddy issues, and how we combat this epidemic today! Special guests: Lizzy Liz, Miss Cassanora, & the one & only Krystal Jordan.
On this episode, we dish about the reasons why we settle, why society has made us think it’s the norm, and why we should no longer make settling an option when the life we desire can be manifested and is truly available! Special Guests: Chemyeeka Tumblin, Nikki, Kyla C., & Mrs. Freeman
This is Part 2 of our previous episode on the four stages of dating and relationships and why we should all possibly invest in having dating timelines to prevent the preventable in the future! Special Guests: @PositivelyMyeek, Nikki, & Nicole
This is Part 1 of a 2 part episode on the four stages of dating and relationships and why we should all possibly invest in having dating timelines to prevent the preventable in the future! Special Guests: @PositivelyMyeek, Nikki, & Nicole
On this episode we take a deep dive into the conversation on how we can break generational curses, set boundaries with family, and how we must heal ourselves before we bring a partner into the fold! Co starring special guests Danny Sims and K. Watkins
An episode where we dish with 3 millennial married couples to talk about the highs, lows, compromises, and so much more on what marriage is really about! Co Starring The Brooks, The Dewalts, and The Jordan’s.
An episode around the single epidemic that many sistas face today. We discuss what this looks like for us, the work that must be done to navigate through it, and how we come out on the other side of it if that’s what we desire. Featuring various special guests!
We get into a round table talk about finances in relationships and marriages, gender roles within them, and how we have arrived at these conclusions! Guest appearances: Ms. Cara, Ms. Krissy, & Ms. Janae
Bonus Episode! This episode discusses all things dealing with dead weight in a relationship, how to handle it as a single person, and how to avoid it in the future! After this episode decide, To Be Single or Not To Be? Guest: Danny Sims