Just Between Us

Forever Dog

Just Between Us is a comedic variety show where Allison Raskin and Gaby Dunn openly discuss everything from mental health to sex and all the stuff in-between. Each week, they’ll answer a question from a listener seeking advice, interview someone fascinating, participate in a rarely winnable game show and discuss a random topic affecting the world. Jump from highbrow to lowbrow in a single episode! Sometimes multiple times! Nothing is off limits for these New York Times best selling authors who are trying to destigmatize the world one hilarious episode at a time. Produced by Forever Dog Podcast Network.

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Tw: Lolita, pedophilia, childhood sexual assault (CSA) Taylor Swift owns our lives. That's right. It's "Gaby and Allison's Lives (Taylor's Version)." Then, the duo answer a listener's question about what to do when your friends want you to be at the exact same life stage they are. Next, they talk to podcaster extraordinaire Jamie Loftus, creator of the Lolita Podcast, all about what we've all gotten wrong about Nabakov's controversial book and the ways it affected generations of young women. And finally, prevention. Why is it the best way to handle your problems? This has been a Forever Dog production  Produced by Melisa D. Monts Executive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey To listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plus Check out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Nov 24

1 hr 12 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QBROrejKihxIek2A0EIcSdREt_PYRt1yFAGj7-Drj0I/edit?usp=sharingTW: pedophilia, homophobia, transphobia, child abuse, gun violenceAre you looking for a great joke to tell at a dinner party? Don't worry, Allison has you covered. The duo then address a brave listener's question about how to change her own mind after being radicalized online. They're then joined by elementary school teacher turned stand up comic, Joe Dombrowski, to talk about the flaws in our education system and why our hilarious children deserve better. And finally, manifesting. One of us believes in it. Can you guess who? (It's Gaby.) This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Nov 17

1 hr 19 min

A weekly recap podcast about The Bachelor franchise and beyond, Love to See It is a snarky but affectionate dissection of dating reality shows — and what they say about all of us — hosted by Emma Gray and Claire Fallon. They laugh, we cry, we break down every episode in obsessive detail, and we unpack all the weird messages pop culture sends us about love. This Fall they’ll be watching along, and covering Season 18 of The Bachelorette with Michelle Young. Love to See It is out now! Listen to and follow along on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, Pandora, or wherever you find your favorite podcasts.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Nov 10

7 min 25 sec

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13jVKXrUOpmSQNcGrADzuhaimY88cUtXTX2pYqOE-iqE/edit?usp=sharingFirst, Gaby tells the story of an amazing/super spooky Halloween party they went to in their new rural county. It has LAYERS. The duo then address a listener's question about what qualifies as romance as they, asexual, get ready to marry their aromantic friend. Next, they interview host of, “How To Do The Pot,” Ellen Lee Scanlon, about the various and glorious uses of cannabis. And finally, what would we change if we were president? Hint: more monorails? This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Nov 10

1 hr 11 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SXAQJ8UdxSZ_a9aWc76sepRAJ8T_SD4c3-j1ZrUsA6Q/edit?usp=sharingFirst, Allison regales us with the ups and downs of her days-long human sexuality workshop. Then, an International Question about what to do when your partner has a different style of arguing than you. Next, they talk to the co-hosts of the Mommying While Muslim podcast Zaiba Hasan and Uzma Jafri about the American Muslim experience and how to raise brown children in a post 9/11 world. And finally, what would we change about ourselves with a magic wand? Veggies, friendliness, OCD therapy, and testosterone apparently! This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagramSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Nov 3

1 hr 20 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gGn0Mkim64M3DxZJxXnzvaxA90BfU1ivFlDxPykgxPk/edit?usp=sharingComing in hot with two reality show pitches about dogs: "Romance or Rescue" and "The Right Pooch." Allison's is a wholesome affair, while Gaby's...not so much. The duo then answer a listener's question about how to forgive themself for their drunk behavior now that they are sober and have made amends. They're then joined by an extremely exciting guest, Matthew W. Johnson, a researcher on the forefront of the use of psychedelics for medical and mental health treatment. Are psychedelics the future of mental health treatment??? MAYBE! And finally, brand deals. Why we take what we take and don't take what we don't. And why people are mad either way! This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagramSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Oct 27

1 hr 18 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_VhlZv9Pt_EKwLvptV3z_bqg6B1CHMtxQSkfHllFWxU/edit?usp=sharingAllison might go blonde? Gaby is shaving off their hair. HUGE TRIGGER WARNING for sexual assault and "revenge porn:" First, they answer a listener's very delicate question about an ex-partner who betrayed her trust by posting sexual videos of her without her consent. How can she feel safe dating again? (For more on this experience, we recommend videos by YouTuber Chrissy Chambers about her fight against "revenge porn.") Then, they interview internet royalty Connor Franta all about his new book, “House Fires” and what it's meant for him to profit off his life and experiences. And finally, sibling dynamics and how they can grow and change. Also Allison invents the concept of a "bookstore." Link to Chrissy Chambers' "revenge porn" story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1HpI73pnXQ This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Oct 20

1 hr 16 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RaEup2g8JjZAQiefqUlzW-bcWpbI_fGiRBLa-UnbNMY/edit?usp=sharingThis entire show is JUST about Gaby's gender and Allison's ex-fiance! Despite this holy truth, the duo attempt to answer a listener's email about a friend's obnoxious boyfriend. (To intervene or not to intervene! That is the question!) They're then joined by interview expert extraordinaire Jeffrey Masters to dissect the art of interviewing and how to get guests comfortable enough to open up. Meta! And finally: our comedic voices. What's shaped them? What's changed them? And are we even funny anymore?   This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Oct 13

1 hr 14 min

This conversation contains mentions of rape, rape threats, incest, and death threats. Topix mentions transphobia. Please take care while listening.  Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oS3SX0smV8A3180-2s4jCf1oXkPILEC47GxTuFDixL4/edit?usp=sharingFirst: bad dreams, sleep paralysis and lizards because...who knows! What is this show about exactly? Then, the duo answer a listener's question about supporting their boyfriend when he complains about not liking his body. And next, they talk to comedian and abortion activist Lizz Winstead about how comedy can help deliver political messages. And finally, oversharing. When is it too much or just enough? Luckily, Gaby and Allison have SUCH a good handle on this. This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagramSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Oct 6

1 hr 25 min

TW: This interview contains a brief reference to sexual assault in regard to the kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst.Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IC-2k-ivVi9r-kpYkn05krgaCzlCp4kTjw2ykY9j6_M/edit?usp=sharingGaby's gonna get contacts before dysphoria trumps the fear of touching their eyeball. Then, the duo answer a listener's question about knowing someone is the one even if you feel too independent. (Hint: the person IS overthinking!) Then, they talk to the most famous cult expert and former "Moonie" Dr. Steven Hassan all about the cult of Trump, the misconceptions about the people in cults, and how we can speak to a loved one who we feel is in a cult. This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Sep 29

1 hr 31 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1USZdbck-RjxTB4AM7jfXZS2zeiLzkRHTH55wFilA3MY/edit?usp=sharingWe start off with some Abercrombie and Limited Too nostalgia. Gaby then addresses a listener's question about exploring polyamory by sharing their own history naivating non-monogamy over the last decade. The duo are then joined by Edgar Allan Poe expert and author of Poe for Your Problems Catherine Baab-Muguira to discuss Poe's life, legacy and unusual approach to self-help. And finally, travel. Should we prioritize it? Or is it overrated? This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Sep 22

1 hr 19 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FJj8RDaJPBBeNR_b_ZENvV3zDPVwETrPyiIlSx7NRnM/edit?usp=sharingGaby and Allison start off with a BRIEF discussion of sportz. They then address a listener's question about whether or not a new mom should be upset that her father isn't talking to her. World famous gynecologist Dr. Jen Gunter then joins the conversation to discuss misinformation about vaginas, the feminine hygiene industry, public hair and how to effectively talk with your doctor. And finally, fostering pets! The cutest type of volunteer work available! It's so hard but so rewarding.TW: The interview section talks about rape, sexual assault, and genitals. Please take care while listening. (There are also spoilers for John Wick in Hypotheticals!)This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Sep 15

1 hr 15 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mXc33oDKAgWaWXHwek74i0abLbwqL8ljUxm8zR136sQ/edit?usp=sharingFirst, Allison explains pickleball because she is very hip and ready to join a retirement community. The duo then answer a listener's question about whether it's limiting or cliche to start seriously dating the first woman she's ever slept with. Next, they have a fascinating conversation with Ahmed Ali Akbar about the messy world behind the food delivery apps we all use. How much do we really know about where our convenient food delivery is coming from? (Not much, apparently!) And, finally, aging! Should we embrace it or just get tons of work done?  tw: The Topix conversation involves discussions of ageism and fatphobia. Please take care while listening. This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Sep 8

1 hr 20 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/10hx2DOMcPTDvU6R3Ng_5l1oY8symJyK4Ha_iK7xi6Ew/edit?usp=sharingBig news! Gaby and their partner bought a house together! This brings up obvious questions about commitment and a possible engagement! Allison then shares some juicy tea about her own failed engagement. (Very juicy! Would recommend!) The duo then answer a listener's question about feeling purposeless now that they're healing from self-harm and other mental health struggles. Next up, guest Kevin O'Connor, host of PBS's “This Old House,” joins the chat to talk about the stress and joy of home improvements, climate change's impact on housing, and the skills gap in the contractor space. Sooner or later, everyone needs a plumber! And finally, compatibility. What does it actually mean?!Kevin's site: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/Clear Story: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/pages/podcastsThis has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Sep 1

1 hr 22 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OalE9TonVyNUgcIIwusQIXyg1kylFzl4gCWdSfTRSdw/edit?usp=sharingFirst, Gaby and Allison get into baby names and new neighbors. The duo then (heavily) disagrees on a listener's email about fearing her boyfriend is a bad person. Next, they're joined by The National Harm Reduction Coalition's Executive Director Monique Tula for a fascinating conversation about the concept of harm reduction, society's warped framing of drugs and sobriety, and how we can change our perception of what drug users need. And lastly, nudity! Melisa and Allison love it. Gaby is... mixed. The interview contains conversations about drug use and racism. The topix section contains conversations about transphobia. Please take care while listening.This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Aug 25

1 hr 22 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JHI2k-58_zvzuIA8p-LJjTMXL4uTg98GuNeW9kx7dAA/edit?usp=sharingThis week is filled with scheduling snafus and strong emotions! Then, the International Question makes Gaby so mad they could -- and do -- start screaming. Cognitive scientist, Maya Shankar, then joins the show to discuss the power of change, group identity and how a better understanding of behavioral science can positively influence public policy! And finally, burnout. We'd say more but we're too tired.  This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Aug 18

1 hr 16 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1cage8U--5F0wAu8Kh_v29sBS3uW5cPNROArfqIwx_wk/edit?usp=sharingIn this HIGH TENSION episode, Gaby and Allison disagree about the creative process and the role social media play in their careers. They're then joined by public defender Olayemi Olurin to discuss the rigged criminal justice system and our skewed interpretation of crime. And finally: Bennifer and our overwhelming interest in celebrity couples! Why do we care so much??  This has been a Forever Dog Production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Aug 11

1 hr 23 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11gJ5NBlxa7_961e4fGz-HXPJ-QNmUozVLoaCkSJ-MeY/edit?usp=sharingGaby starts by bragging about their surfing skills and encouraging people to go outside! The duo then answer a listener's question about a friend who seems to be avoiding them. (Who isn't avoiding someone?!?) They're then joined by former B*zzf**d co-worker and absolute badass, Michelle Khare, to talk about her YouTube series Challenge Accepted, pushing yourself and her mortal enemy: chess. And finally, things we've been wrong about! (Not to brag but it's a pretty hefty list.)  tw: The topix segment of this episode mentions cissexism, transphobia, and rape. This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Aug 4

1 hr 18 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1muzd0gfFgcsg0wQBj7lUEnuIU3jnY74wQCL2LMDlS7g/edit?usp=sharingGaby grills Allison on a relationship update! (It's going well! Don't worry!) Then, the duo answer a listener's question about wanting a therapist who pushes her more. With the added bonus of a father's movie blog and film critic "Robert" Ebert. Next, drag queen icon BenDeLaCreme and their partner producer Gus Lanza join the pod to talk all about working together as a couple, healthy communication, and any roadblocks they've had in their 6 year relationship. Finally, politicized language and why marketing of words as partisan is so scary.  This episode's topix section contains mentions of transphobia, rape, police, racism, and misogyny. Please take care while listening. This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jul 28

1 hr 23 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1E_6S1M0PDd-9ZjhbZxhU1AXN4e_1Xufyxos-G6oj27c/edit?usp=sharingFirst, Gaby is now using they/them pronouns! Get into it! The duo then answer a complicated listener's question that boils down to "what is love?" and how do you know what type of love you need in a romantic relationship. They're then joined by migraine and headache specialist Dr. Teshamae Monteith to discuss triggers, treatments and why we need to better understand migraines in general. Science! And finally, billionaires in space! Is it a waste of money? Or an exciting opportunity for private citizens? (Maybe both?) Producer Melisa has BIG feelings on it.This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jul 21

1 hr 27 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xnEhHdGsX99Y_5YAQfJHZc8jJFUJec1PpijKhD5xFzk/edit?usp=sharingAllison and Gaby start off by answering a listener's question on how to bring up cultural differences when it comes to marriage timelines. They then interview Free Britney activists Tess Barker and Babs Gray about Britney Spears' conservatorship legal battle, conservatorship abuse, and their journey of bringing attention to this human rights issue. (They were in the courtroom and saw it all!) Plus, hypotheticals! Beware of twins and Marc Anthony. And finally, active listening. Why does Gaby hate it so much?!Check out Toxic: The Britney Spears Story here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/toxic-the-britney-spears-story/id1565880473This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jul 14

1 hr 12 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/17CuEXjrhwaH9WjuCbezDtnz5eAj8_SZ_SglKIk9SqxA/edit?usp=sharingWe're back to once a week, y'all, so this episode is jam packed!! Allison and Gaby start off by answering a listener's question about the return of the co-worker who her boyfriend cheated on her with. Uh-oh! Next, the duo interview author Gabrielle Korn about the hypocrisy of the beauty and fashion industry and the impact of social media. And finally, Allison explains her decision to go off her meds and her more recent decision to go right back on!  TW: This interview contains conversations about disordered eating, weight loss, acne, sexual harassment, drunk driving, and suicide. Please take care while listening. This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jul 7

1 hr 21 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oZgYJSVovc6xSEt_yRE5XYd4g1YpvSVxZLWNV8v6RWs/edit?usp=sharingToday on the show, Allison and Gaby interview Artificial Intelligence expert Ash Fontana, who explains how our data is being gathered and used, whether or not technology is going to take all of our jobs, and the (scary yet exciting) future and present of AI. We wrap up with a rowdy game of Hypotheticals--even AI can't save you from America's Favorite Game Show!  This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Jul 2

59 min 33 sec

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1B_rTXigeApYWW-2WUERAR6-gxqhIlEKK5-uEvR4yvTk/edit?usp=sharingFirst, Allison shares too much with her dermatologist about her boyfriend's beard on her face. The duo then answers a listener's question about lending money to her partner of one month. (YIKES!) And finally, if therapy was as successful as possible, what in your life would be different? Gaby and Allison get VULNERABLE.  This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jun 30

44 min 57 sec

Transcriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JR9QUvHKMzWMl3iB-wKjMaU-dSV3viw2NrNYUrFGANU/edit?usp=sharingIn the final part of our Pride Live! show, Gaby and Allison are joined by musician Lucy Dacus to answer a listener's question about the best way to come out to her straight group of friends (and everyone else). Activist and educator Alexis Sanchez then stops by to discuss internalized homophobia/transphobia/biphobia. Alexis and Gaby share their own experiences of accepting themselves and offer advice for others struggling.  This episode contains conversations about homophobia and transphobia. Please take care while listening. This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jun 25

47 min 3 sec

Transcriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZfnF8SAvfwzxUTi4PnaejVwNVpEBm0IMotY85WUnzBw/edit?usp=sharingIt's our Pride episode! Hooray! First, a pronoun change for Gaby as an update on their continuing gender journey. Then, we're honored to be joined by the ACLU's Chase Strangio to talk about his work on fighting anti-trans legislation, why these laws have sprung up all over in the last few years, and what we can do to help stop these discriminatory, misinformed, and cruel laws. Gaby then takes over the game show portion of the podcast with THE GAY OFFS! Comedian and icon Kalen Allen goes head to head with Allison, who definitely loses. HAPPY PRIDE! Tune in Friday for the rest of the live episode!  This episode contains conversations about homophobia and transphobia. Please take care while listening. This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jun 23

1 hr 12 min

Transcription:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Mm6VROrO8JyXxDXt5t4l2_t3Rx5e3IeLVQdFJjgCDoc/edit?usp=sharingGaby starts off the episode by yelling at Allison for taking hot showers. They're then joined by former MTV VJ and all around badass journalist SuChin Pak to talk about her rise in media and how the last 15 months have shifted her view of the world. She discusses anti-Asian hate and her personal reckoning with her own history. It's powerful and intimate and followed by a rousing game of hypotheticals that is neither.   This episode contains discussions of anti-Asian racism, sexual harassment, and cat-calling. Please take care while listening. Vincent Chin: https://www.history.com/news/vincent-chin-murder-asian-american-rightsBetter Luck Tomorrow, the film (2002): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0280477/ This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jun 18

1 hr 3 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JzUgt3lGXMGWBndFhidZm4OxKVoMKAoHBwP6bLrEPx8/edit?usp=sharingGaby opens the episode by sharing highlights from their road trip through the beautiful weirdness of America. Allison and Gaby then answer a listener's question about healing from abrupt heartbreak--something Allison is unfortunately an expert on. And finally: forced adult friendships! Do you have to stay friends with people you no longer relate to or never really liked? Maybe??? Also! June 18 at 10:30 AM pst is our LIVE Pride show so check @jbupodcast on Instagram for more info on how to watch and who our esteemed guests will be!  This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog News See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jun 16

51 min 45 sec

Jak Levine-Pritzker of Authentically ADHD (@authenticallyadhd) joins Allison and Gaby to discuss all things ADHD. Jak insightfully covers the variety of symptoms people experience, who gets overlooked when it comes to diagnosis, what part shame and rejection play, and how someone with ADHD can reframe their disorder in a capitalist world that’s stacked against them. (Small ask, we know!) Plus, Hypotheticals! Should you break up with your partner just to emotionally listen to Olivia Rodrigo? Yes, and good 4 u! For more on the topic of ADHD, check out Allison’s Patreon episode with Mal Blum (@malblum) at patreon.com/emotionalsupportladyThis has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jun 11

57 min 3 sec

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LyFY_jzjlb1QX9v-vcQWeS7e-6OajDXS_LG_UxuZM-g/edit?usp=sharingFirst, Allison has a hilarious “I love you” mishap with her new beau which leads Into a listener’s question about whether to say it to her girlfriend of two months. (Turns out, they completely disagree on the answer! Shocking!) And finally, a discussion about Naomi Osaka's groundbreaking decision to not speak to the media in order to prioritize her mental health. We love to see it! Trigger warning: Mild references to racism and sexism during Topix. Please take care while listening.This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jun 9

50 min 21 sec

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1N_fuDSPlb61Fa5j7kAQAyiq_nFzyYKTpjtGN3GutbXU/edit?usp=sharingFirst, Gaby wants to be Allison's "momager." Allison is not into it. The duo then talk to Gaby's beloved aunt, writer Michele Dunn Baker, about her husband getting diagnosed with HIV one year into their marriage. Michelle shares their journey since learning the news in 1987 which includes saving his life with alternative medicine and brand new treatments, and how their love continues to thrive despite hardship. If you are a book agent or publisher interested in Michele's book about this experience, contact gabyisbadwithmoney@gmail.com.     This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jun 4

51 min 3 sec

Allison and Gaby are off to a strange start but then again it's Gemini season! Allison and Gaby do their best to tackle a listener's question about whether someone can convert to Judaism even if they don't believe in a traditional, all-powerful god. Gaby then shares their recent adventures in real estate as they attempt to buy a house with their partner! Mortgage before marriage? Why not! This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Jun 2

45 min 32 sec

In our final episode of MENTAL HEALTH 101, Allison and Gaby are joined by LMFT Whitney Goodman to talk about how you can prioritize your mental health even if you don't have access to therapy. She explains the importance of setting boundaries, how to safely consume mental health content, getting in touch with your values and how to make social media a positive (instead of a negative) in your life. Plus, mindfulness and noticing explained! Turns out, you can check in with yourself TOO much. This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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May 28

56 min 46 sec

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gOvfa-ks5dvcIEmcDk5IEJe_p2tmht1m5A71rXzM1zg/edit?usp=sharingIn this episode of MENTAL HEALTH 101, psychologist Dr. Shelly Shelly-Ann Collins Rawle of The Black Girl Doctor joins Allison and Gaby to discuss a surprisingly complicated topic in the mental health field: diagnoses. Do people need them? Are they helpful or harmful? How often do people get misdiagnosed? What role does insurance play? Is it okay to self-diagnose? Turns out, some questions are more easily answered than others!  Trigger warning: Discussion of personality disorders, mental health slurs, and violence. Please take care while listening. This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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May 26

1 hr 9 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sFde32YDScUvuiTdCWhd4t1Ii0BHw8DVOQlJfe7hFeQ/edit?usp=sharingIt wouldn't be MENTAL HEALTH 101 without an episode dedicated to sleep! Sleep specialist and clinical psychologist Courtney Bancroft joins us to explain why humans need a certain amount of sleep, the intersection of anxiety and insomnia, helpful tips for sleeping better and how society gets in the way of us all getting the sleep we need. Damn you, Capitalism! Hopefully this episode will put you right to sleep--after you listen to it!Trigger warning: Brief discussions of PTSD nightmares.This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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May 21

1 hr 3 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hDUdcnPFSM_gJEC4nLk2coO_aj_pyLgEL38PMtBUjRc/edit?usp=sharingMental Health 101 continues! First generation Cuban-American therapist Melissa Moya-Brinckman joins Gaby and Allison for a conversation on the specific therapy needs of POC, how therapy can be normalized in these communities, how racism contributes to trauma, and how to check your biases when it comes to other cultures and mental health. Plus Three Questions! Trigger warning: This interview includes discussion of racism, xenophobia, and trauma. Please take care while listening.This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. Monts and Diamond MPrint ProductionsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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May 19

52 min 42 sec

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tm2lR4B3DcRbY29HMJIWZK2hrnH8jgqbPm6-FW5NcSA/edit?usp=sharingThis episode of MENTAL HEALTH 101 we are exposing an important truth: there is such a thing as bad therapy! But how the heck can you spot it?! Therapists and hosts of the podcast, Very Bad Therapy, Caroline Wiita and Ben Fineman join Gaby and Allison to talk about what constitutes bad therapy, why people don't know what good therapy is and how to bring up problems with your therapist. Plus, should your therapist ever touch you? (Not really!) Does everyone even need therapy? Wow! Feedback! It's a gift. This interview contains discussion of sexual coercion, grooming, racism, and other sensitive topics. Please take care while listening.This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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May 14

1 hr 7 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zXFDpJNcdN7YEPeFH_R4VEfGCzXW-bQiSa0CcmMTNa8/edit?usp=sharingIt's Mental Health 101, baby! And this week we're answering the question on everyone's mind: How the heck do you find the right therapist?! Marriage and Family Therapist Esther Boykin joins us to provide some helpful tips and tricks. We discuss everything from different theoretical orientations to whether or not your therapist should be from the same cultural background as you. She also gives some money saving suggestions before diving into our new segment, Three Questions! Turns out, putting yourself first isn't selfish! Who knew!  Trigger warning: There is discussion of eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, and other mental health issues in this episode. Please take care while listening.This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

May 12

1 hr 16 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uOqJjKWyZoP7gk4JH0RpjCCSV4CFztefDjiYMAZhhhg/edit?usp=sharingWe're back with MENTAL HEALTH 101! This episode we are asking Dr. Pooja Lakshmin all sorts of questions about psychotropic medication! Do you have to be on medication forever? Can you be on medication while pregnant? When is therapy not enough!? We finish up with our new segment: Three Questions! Because even mental health professionals need to attend to their mental health!  Tw: This interview contains conversation about suicide, depression, anxiety, hospitalization and sexual side effects among others. Please take care while listening!This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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May 7

1 hr 3 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Nuj5JV_IRPsVUDu10SWLhu2adfessUeZd9VzlCnItW0/edit?usp=sharingWelcome to our mental health focused mini-season for the month of May! Our inaugural episode focuses on trauma--Big T and little t. Trauma specialist Dr. Shaili Jain joins us to talk about how untreated trauma impacts our daily lives, historical trauma, the most effective treatments and how to live our lives through a trauma informed lens. Plus, a brand new segment  Trigger warning: This interview is about massive traumas including sexual assault/rape, violence, and PTSD. Minor mention of binary gender and of suicide. Please take care when listening. This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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May 5

1 hr 13 min

Transcriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Sh-OOU03gSah7OZjFFM2dmvgXfkzt5MJsmaJaBn6Wq4/edit?usp=sharingGaby is battling a migraine but that doesn't stop the duo from having one of their most informative interviews ever! Amethyst Schaber, of the YouTube channel Neurowonderful, joins the pod to talk about all things autism including popular misconceptions, how to be more accommodating, the impact of misleading media portrayals and the harmful effects of ABA therapy on Autistic children.Plus, a world in which the rules always change and seem arbitrary? Amethyst has been preparing for HYPOTHETICALS their entire life. Trigger warning: This interview discusses ableism and the restraining of autistic people, which has been proven harmful to the autistic person and ABA "autism conversion therapy"This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Apr 30

1 hr 6 min

Transcriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Mbv-TUvI4GOZh-vIjJTapfWW3Yb1yWjqEcM35E9ZE_c/edit?usp=sharingAllison and Gaby start off with an age old debate: what is the difference between murder and assassination? They then try to help a listener who can't tell if she is self-sabotaging her relationship OR if her concerns about her boyfriend are valid. And finally, Melisa joins in to discuss the controversy surrounding Covid vaccines and what messaging needs to change to get us all to herd immunity.tw:Intro includes conversation of murder, violence, and assassinationTopix includes talk of racism and experimentation on people of color, car accidentThis has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Apr 28

43 min 31 sec

Transcriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1f-w2mvM72ig87W3LhiLvnW8c39VdwuZKxUurZe19r6w/edit?usp=sharingFirst, Gaby and Allison discuss when it's appropriate to ask marginalized people questions about the correct terminology and how to do that in a thoughtful and appropriate way. Then, they have a delightful conversation with comedian and sex worker Bree Essrig all about making content for OnlyFans and Patreon, getting into kink, foot modeling, and Bree and Gaby's joint experiences in sex work. Plus, Gillian Anderson is dating your partner in a dream. What would you do? tw: all of this interview is about sex work, kink, and sex This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Apr 23

1 hr 5 min

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EzOJLP38mdj-oICxWkiTn829h-AK-K7R-mtfSQLhfXE/edit?usp=sharingInsurance forms! Electricity bills! Plants! Are we adults? Should Gaby and Allison just marry each other at this point? We're on the fence. Then, Gaby and Allison give a listener advice about helping a friend who has severe OCD. And finally, beliefs vs. behaviors. What says more about who you are?tw:suicide 19:05- 00:19:30suicide 20:29 - 30:00repeating thoughts re: pedophilia 21:42 - 22:14brief mentions of "elder abuse, dependent abuse, child abuse," suicide, homocide 33:42 - 34:00suicide 35:41-36:25brief mention of racism 40:03 - 40:15cheating in a relationship 41:54 - 42:34*****This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Apr 21

55 min 4 sec

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Zu3sJ67db-vCksg1WYZPXKJ7GGMUTUCqgfStlZpSSfc/edit?usp=sharingThis is one for the books! Allison and Gaby have their handwriting analyzed by graphologist Elaine Charal, which is a 10/10 experience! They then learn all about the theories behind handwriting analysis and how it can help people better understand themselves. And finally, a rousing game of hypotheticals with even more alien talk than normal!   This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog News See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Apr 16

56 min 10 sec

We are loopy in the intro to this one! Gaby and Allison get it together in time to discuss a listener's question about whether or not it's strange she isn't more upset following a breakup. Do you grow more cynical about love as you get older? Is it bad not to be devastatingly heartbroken by a break up? And finally, a listener writes in to call Gaby in about trigger warnings and the duo breaks down the need for them and how they'll be using them in the future. (Content warning: in Topix, we get into specifics on self harm. Please be advised.) TW 22:02 to 22:11 - mention of familial abuse26:00 to 27:11 - a call in about transphobia28:02 - 31:45 INTENSE discussion of self harm and suicide ideation in Allison's upcoming book32:56 - 35:25 eating disorders, food and fat-shaming as talked about on the podcast Maintenance Phase36:40 - brief mention of sexual assault38:06 - 38:14 - food39:50 - list of triggers including rape, sexual assault, eating, transphobia, homophobia40:19 - 40:43 - abusive relationships40:52 - 41:17 - eating, suicidal ideation as thought loops41:49 - 41:154 - meat and foodThis has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog News See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Apr 14

52 min 13 sec

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/14UxAAi0QtTEKRvzNFp9KoN1ohfSGZdufzX92H_vt7eo/edit?usp=sharingFirst, lots of food, acid reflux, and coffee talk--we are a couple of Jews about all. Then, we talk to Megan McNamara (@famtasticfertility) about fertility awareness, natural birth control, being in control of your body, and how to effectively do the Fertility Awareness Method. Plus, charting your cervical mucus and understanding your cervical mucus using cervicalmucus.org. (We love saying cervical mucus!) And lastly, erotic hand-holding and panic at a cruise ship buffet.TW:0-1:15 - talking of food and not being able to eat5:00 - 7:22 - talk of not being able to eat and restricting because of gastro problems8:05 - 8:50 - talk of eating and food50:10 - 53:10 - talk of food and eatingThis has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Apr 9

59 min 40 sec

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oy7ONwdFpNsNQcd7L7yAgH32Pi2R1M06164-ItUaWOc/edit?usp=sharingFirst, Gaby and Allison talk about vaccines, lip fillers, gender dysphoria and not putting yourself into a box. (Love to ease you in!) They then give a listener advice on being conflict avoidant and what to say when you're being called in or confronted. And lastly, Melisa, Gaby and Allison break down love at first sight and why it makes Gaby so riled up. She really hates it! tw:1:16 - C word4:05 to 6:45 - gender dysphoriaThis has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Apr 7

57 min 45 sec

Transcriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OlWgaNOBzuekMoFewM6kALDLiAvbTptV4XFmVCDcybg/edit?usp=sharingFirst, a fan makes an incredibly accurate parody video of the Just Between Us podcast that really tickled us. (Go check it out on @serenapalmer_ on Instagram.) PS: Make us more fan art! Then, Tony Verheyen, author of In Our Reach, joins us to talk about mental health at work and employee benefits for your physical, mental, and financial life. Plus, how the heck do you ask for a raise? Lastly, hypotheticals! Tony is very zen about whether or not his mother-in-law is an alien or rude. Very zen.Content warnings:Around the 1:30 mark, tw for brief call out of ableism, over by 1:3340:50 talk/description of murder, ends at 41:30See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Apr 2

52 min 15 sec

Transcription: https://docs.google.com/document/d/19_7Xsq_x6YhEO2AuAXWO5fvCbb4E2mQkQEaJQYWeM5I/edit?usp=sharingFirst, some adorable stories about Allison and Gaby's attention-loving grandmothers and the tributes they deserve. They then offer advice to a listener whose self-identity is tied to her academic achievements. And finally, goals! Melisa joins in for a lively discussion of what all three hope to accomplish some day soon. The list includes paying off debt, buying a bow and arrow and not being so loud. tw: loss of a family member, AIDS, domestic violence, weight, gun mention.  This has been a Forever Dog production Produced by Melisa D. MontsExecutive produced by Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex RamseyTo listen to this podcast ad-free Sign up for Forever Dog Plus at foreverdogpodcasts.com/plusCheck out video clips of our podcasts on Youtube at youtube.com/foreverdogteamAnd make sure to follow us on Twitter, instagram and Facebook at ForeverDogTeam to keep up with all of the latest Forever Dog NewsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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Mar 31

52 min 34 sec