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-up
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 fling
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?
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 menstruation
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?
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?
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.