Girl Chat is best friends Tara Lepore and Chloe Trayford talking on the phone about love, sex and relationships. The idea to record their conversations came from years of extremely long phone calls that would often top the 90-minute mark, where they'd talk about everything and nothing at all.
#15 Sex, alcohol and insecurities… and a long catch-up14/11/2018 Duración: 25min
We’re back after a totally unprofessional three-month hiatus, hello! We unravel a Reddit post about drinking before sex (it’s OK to have drunk sex, right? But what about when you’re using it *in order* to have sex?) Also we catch up on 12 weeks of previously undocumented life - there’s a lot to get through.
#14 One-night stands: how to get the most out of a temporary fling24/07/2018 Duración: 36min
Do people even land one-night stands Not On Tinder anymore? We think it *is* still possible, so if you want to take love offline for a night, tune in to this episode to hear our tried-and-tested tips on how to make it happen. ALSO: staying safe, Dutch courage (alcohol AND acronyms) and some 'lekker' interlude music when the technology totally fails us again and again. P.S Please rate us on Apple Pods if you haven't already - we love you!
#13 Logging off: can a digital detox improve your relationships?20/06/2018 Duración: 41min
Can taking some time off social media improve your relationships (and friendships)? This week on Girl Chat, we delve deep into the lengths that the internet has changed the way we interact on an everyday basis, and weigh up some of the, er, ways that we can step back from our screens to rediscover the lost art of conversation.
#12 Periods: How the internet has changed the way we talk about menstruation14/06/2018 Duración: 52min
This week on Girl Chat, we talk about PERIODS. Why, after millions upon billions of years of women having periods, do we still find it well awks to talk about? Tara Lepore and Chloe Trayford talk stigma, PMS, Googling symptons and actually-helpful apps that can you help you out each month during our 12th (recorded) taboo-busting phone call.
#11 Contraception - how do you know which option is best for you?06/06/2018 Duración: 33min
In the first episode of our second series(!), we talk about contraception options, responsibility and looking after your sexual health. Plus, find out the hilarious online bank transfer reference Chloe received from a random dude after he - rightly - paid his half of the morning after pill.
#10 Friends with benefits: should you ever sleep with a mate?25/04/2018 Duración: 38min
This week, we discuss sex with friends. Will doing something ruin your friendship forevermore? Is it better? Is it worth it? Etc etc etc. Plus, two people who know nothing about the film Friends with Benefits starring Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake talk about the film Friends with Benefits starring Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake.
#9 Summer flings: having fun on holiday18/04/2018 Duración: 35min
Summer's well on its way, so this week, we're remembering all the Fun Times had on holiday, and why that transient, temporary attitude to travel can teach us all a lesson or two about having fun in our relationships.
#8 Consent: education, ’grey areas’ and saying yes on a one-time basis11/04/2018 Duración: 37min
For this week's Girl Chat episode, we have a tricky but important conversation about consent... and we invited two extra guests onboard for a bit of a roundtable thing (300 miles apart)! We discussed the non-verbal ways of giving consent and how being drunk makes those things hard to read sometimes, the world’s most awful word - ‘frigid’ - and how the rules are the same if you’re in a relationship, married, seeing someone or have literally no idea what their name is.
#7 Online dating: do's, dont's and how to create the Ultimate Profile™04/04/2018 Duración: 35min
This week, back by POPULAR DEMAND (kind of), we're talking about online dating. We discuss things like how to choose your dating profile photos in a way that’s “basically the opposite of catfishing” and Chloe gives us her foolproof guide on what you'd need to do to get her to swipe right. Swipe us right! Tell your friends!
#6 Codependancy, setting boundaries and knowing what's right for you28/03/2018 Duración: 48min
This week, we're back discussing the importance of recognising when you need to take time out from something intense; establishing boundaries and communicating them to others; and knowing that you weren't put on Earth to please other people.
#5 Sex: Being in the moment and speaking your mind06/02/2018 Duración: 42min
This week, we chat about how to stay in the moment during sex, being honest with your partner (and yourself) about what you’re after, plus the importance of always having loads of delicious breakfast stuff stocked in your cupboards to leave the greatest impression of all in the morning.
#4 New Year’s Resolutions: a fresh start or a waste of time?03/01/2018 Duración: 28min
Whether you’re a fan of them or not, it’s that time of year where everyone’s reflecting on the year gone by and talking about RESOLUTIONS. Is it useful to commit to breaking bad habits or should we stay happy as we are? BIG questions for two slightly hungover Girl Chatters. And this time, Chloe’s in the building!
#3 Can open relationships ever work?05/12/2017 Duración: 26min
There's a lot of stigma/blame/shame around open relationships, so in this week’s episode, we discuss the line between polyamory and infidelity, and how it might not be as complicated as people make it out to be.
#2 Is a long-distance relationship worth it?29/11/2017 Duración: 26min
Long distance relationships: are they doable, or just, er… long? In this week’s episode, we talk about why being away from your beau/belle isn’t necessarily all doom and gloom, and offer our best tips for making it work.
#1 Do you believe in soulmates?20/11/2017 Duración: 30min
Can soulmates can ever be A Thing? How do you know if someone's right for you? And how can you decide when to pull the plug on the whole 'together forever' deal, if you need to?