On Dating, Relationships, and Love (DRL) Tennesha Wood, from the hit show #Blacklove, takes an intimate and honest look at what it means to date and fall in love in New York City. Recounting personal challenges and triumphs of her own journey, Tennesha shares stories and advice with the help of featured guest.
S4, E35: Two Is Better Than One: Why This Woman Took on a Second Husband
After ten years in a monogamous marriage, Kenya and her husband decided to embark on a new journey that began with seeing other people. Even after settling into a poly relationship, they still had to remove layers of conditioning that caused jealousy and anger. Kenya is sharing why she doesn't believe in monogamy, how she manages two husbands and other partners, and how her children view of their lifestyle.
S4, E34: Your Womb Is Not Your Worth: Why Motherhood Isn't Every Woman's Goal
Ryan was fairly certain she didn't want kids but assumed the urge might come someday. Although she never changed her mind, she met the love of her life and got married. Tennesha and Ryan discuss the stigmas associated with women that are childfree by choice. Tennesha also shares how a medical condition has not only made the topic of children a more imminent one but has also put her on the fence about having children of her own.
S4, E33: Detanglements: A Divorce Attorneys' Advice on Staying Married
Divorce attorney Kimberly Cook is sharing the number one reason couples get divorced and the crucial conversations to have before getting married. She's also discussing why everyone needs to look into a pre-up and how to protect your future.
S4, E32: More Than a Quarantine Bae: How Sliding Into His DM Led to Love Before First Sight
Renata noticed that Chris kept liking all her photos, so she slid into his DM to say hi. Soon they were talking for hours every day and fell in love. They are sharing why this relationship has shown them that love is possible at any stage and why they waited for two months to meet in person.
Spoiler alert: Since recording this episode, Renata and Chris got engaged!
S4, E31: Sonia Says
Tennesha and mom Sonia answer listener questions and give advice about dealing with a monster in law, regrets about getting married too young, and a former player who 'thinks' he's ready to change. Sonia also wonders how Tennesha's OCD nature is impacting her relationship.
S4, E30: Boo'ed Up Abroad: Why This Woman Left America to Date Internationally
After years of dating in the U.S., Bako felt like men weren't pursuing her, so she left to work and date abroad. She's sharing some of her hilarious tales from dating in Japan and dispelling some myths about Asian men. Tennesha and Bako also discuss how she's been able to separate sexual connections from emotional ones and why her happily ever will always include a suitcase.