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Episode 45: The Great British Blaise

An array of topics are covered this week when B+L are joined with special guest Blaise-B’s former neighbor in London (yes British accent included). They discuss what you learn from your first serious relationship (00:03:22), Wetherspoons date etiquette (00:17:48), internal payments systems when you’re in a Long Term Relationship (00:22:00), dating as someone whose mixed race, fetishization, the most recent season Love Island’s having the first person of color to win (and all the other racial issues with that show) (00:26:57), someone who went on three holidays with their boyfriend, what Blaise has learnt about traveling with a bae (00:39:24) and navigating your mental health issues in a relationship (00:42:53)

Blaise’s Twitter: @BlaiseInBeauty

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Episode 44: Back to School Special-Boyfriend Training

Welcome to B+L’s Short Course Seminar on Boyfriend Training! They start off the episode with some life updates then dive into what they think is “Boyfriend Material” (00:11:16) the class broken down into four periods:

Period 1: (00:23:10) Communication- breaking down different arguing styles in a fight

Period 2: (00:42:41) Domestic/Living Situation- expectations in a relationship when it comes to cooking, cleaning, and paying for groceries

Period 3: (00:54:35) Social Interactions- how your bf interacts with your friends and family, being present with the other person when you’re in a sticky social situation

Period 4: Sex Ed (00:01:02) B+L’s best of advice on learning how to navigate a new person’s body, when and where to bring our your kinks and how to be woke and clear about your sexual needs.

Instagram: @notyourgirlfriendspodcast

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Episode 43: Analog Sex vs Digital Sex

We start out this episode with B’s Life Update (00:03:00) continued from Summer Fling Episode (Episode 39: Seasonally Cancel Your Bae-The Summer Fling). Long distance in a relationship (00:16:00), the vital importance of Factime Sex and Sexting (00:23:30) in a Long Distance relationship, A BDSM Quiz you should definitely take (https://bdsmtest.org/select-mode) and a funny sex story when you try to switch roles in the bedroom (00:30:55) and recon research for ladies to do in order to give a guy pointers when he goes down on you (00:43:00).

Instagram: @notyourgirlfriendspodcast

Twitter: @NotUrGFPodcast

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/notyourgirlfriendspodcast

Website: https://www.notyourgirlfriendspodcast.com

Submissions: notyourgirlfriendspodcast@gmail.com

Episode 42: Of Wedding Dates and Instathots with Lindsey from We Met At Acme

Host of the millennial dating podcast We Met At Acme, Lindsey Metselaar, joins B+L to talk about how to navigate wedding season, including when to give a plus one, going to wedding as a plus one with your S/O, and what happens when your boyfriend doesn’t want to come as your plus one. We also dive into if it’s ever okay for your boyfriend to follow instagram models, how many is too many, and if there is a situation where you should really bring it up. 

Lindsey Metselaar Instagram: @lindzmetz

We Met at Acme Instagram: @wemetatacme

Instagram: @notyourgirlfriendspodcast

Twitter: @NotUrGFPodcast

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/notyourgirlfriendspodcast

Website: https://www.notyourgirlfriendspodcast.com

Submissions: notyourgirlfriendspodcast@gmail.com

Episode 41: Baecation

We’re in peak summer time which means lots of opportunity to take a trip with your bae. This week we break down L’s recent trip with R to Italy and answer questions like when’s the best time to take your first Baecation, trial’ing a big trip with a weekender before, and what to do when you get annoyed with your bae. We also answer a listener a email about what to do when you’ve been dating someone for a few years in your twenties but start to lose interest.

Episode 34: Season 2 Finale & Euro Trip Sequel

B+L are back together to wrap up the season. We talk L’s next relationships stage and give an update. B is fresh off the boat from her Europe trips gives us the rundown on what happened (and who happened). The episode is filled with dicks that are too big, hot internet date hookups and European flings of the past.

Episode 32: So Your Long Term Partner Left

Our first recurring guest, Anonymous S from Episode 7: So You Think Your Junk Is Brilliant is back to give us a life update. We last left her in a steady long term relationship until recently when her long term partner ended things. We talk about how to process a breakup when you don’t get closure, entering the dating world at 27, and building trust with a next person you date.

Episode 29: When and How To DTR a New Relationship

Are you recently seeing someone and found yourself going on less first dates and more second, third and fourth dates? In this episode L discusses her latest bae and her and B give some advice on when to have the exclusive conversation, when to have the boyfriend/girlfriend conversation and why a lot of online dating romances end after the third/fourth date mark. We discuss a recent reddit thread on the subject and discuss what made our last online dating romances end and of course how to explore new bedroom stuff when you start sleeping exclusively with one person.

Episode 28: Are Love Potions Roofies? Potterless x NYGF with Mike Schubert

On this week’s episode B+L go full Harry Potter with Mike Schubert (@Schubes17) from the Potterless Podcast, where Mike as a 20-something millennial reads Harry Potter for the first time. We discuss our favorite Harry Potter pairings (and least favorite), wizard condoms, the ethics of love potions, and if Snape or Lupin more of a hipster. Potterless Podcast is available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts, follow Mike’s journey on Potterless on Twitter (@PotterlessPod) and Instagram (PotterlessPodcast).

Episode 22: Saturday is for the Boys

This week B+L host two new guests (and current listeners!) on the podcast. New York based R— 24 and single— and J— 25 and in a committed relationship— come on to the pod and answer all of our burning questions about what the hell is going on in the straight male mind. We chat about cheating, what it means to sleep with someone on a first date, splitting the bill and following ex’s on social media… with arguably too much laughter in between.

Episode 19: A Majority of Issues While Dating as a Minority

Prompted by a recent ‘Dear Abby’ write-in on whether an Indian couple should give their child an American name, B+L discuss their own ethnicity and their experiences while dating as minorities. They share some cringe-y dating stories and pro-tips to keep mind while dating someone who is a minority.