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Uncomfortable topics, unconventional viewpoints and thought-provoking conversations about life, love, relationships, family and everything in between. Take a deep dive into the male psyche with Bachelor Nation favorites Mike Johnson and Dr. Bryan Abasolo as they give advice, get advice, and most importantly, push you outside your comfort zone. Join the conversation along with our special guest every week as we learn, reflect and talk it out!

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Uncomfortable topics, unconventional viewpoints and thought-provoking conversations about life, love, relationships, family and everything in between. Take a deep dive into the male psyche with Bachelor Nation favorites Mike Johnson and Dr. Bryan Abasolo as they give advice, get advice, and most importantly, push you outside your comfort zone. Join the conversation along with our special guest every week as we learn, reflect and talk it out!

    Exclusive: Zac Clark Reveals How He Went Down the Dark Path of Drugs and Addiction, How He Overcame It and His Future with Tayshia

    Exclusive: Zac Clark Reveals How He Went Down the Dark Path of Drugs and Addiction, How He Overcame It and His Future with Tayshia

    In part one of Mike and Bryan’s exclusive interview with Bachelor Nation’s Zac Clark, Zac opens up about his sheltered upbringing and discusses how he went down the dark path of drugs and addiction. Zac also reveals how he kept his drug use a secret from almost everyone in his life.

    Plus, Zac tells Mike and Bryan about the last few hours he was on drugs and shares the story about reuniting with the bank teller who saved his life. Zac also discusses what it was like dating while sober on “The Bachelorette” and how his fiancée Tayshia responded to him revealing his past struggles. 

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    Dating Outside Your Race: Mike, Bryan & Bachelor Nation’s Ivan Hall Discuss

    Dating Outside Your Race: Mike, Bryan & Bachelor Nation’s Ivan Hall Discuss

    Bachelor Nation fan favorite Ivan Hall joins Mike and Bryan to discuss their experiences dating outside their race. Bryan opens up about being in an interracial relationship with wife Rachel Lindsay and what he’s learned about Black women over the course of their marriage. Mike discusses the hate he’s gotten in the past for dating women who were not Black. 

    Plus, Ivan talks about his upbringing and what it means being half Asian and half Black in this country. He discusses how he embraces both cultures and the ways he’s standing up for BLM and the AAPI community.

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    Reality Star Carl Radke Discusses Addiction and Mental Health Awareness After Brother’s Tragic Death

    Reality Star Carl Radke Discusses Addiction and Mental Health Awareness After Brother’s Tragic Death

    Bravo’s “Summer House” star Carl Radke opens up about his brother’s tragic passing and how it changed the course of his own life. Carl reveals he went from self-medicating and partying four or five nights a week to now being sober and in therapy. He also explains what he learned about mental illness from his own experiences and his brother’s death. 

    Plus, Mike and Bryan discuss what they do for self-care, and Bryan shares why therapy has been so beneficial in his relationship with wife Rachel Lindsay. Mike and Bryan also answer fan questions, including how to tell your family you’d like to attend therapy.   

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    Money and Relationships: Mike & Bryan Dive into the Uncomfortable Topic with a Financial Expert

    Money and Relationships: Mike & Bryan Dive into the Uncomfortable Topic with a Financial Expert

    Should you date when you’re broke? Is sharing a bank account a good idea once you’re married? Mike and Bryan talk to financial expert Dr. Lynn Richardson, who shares pointers and suggestions for the best way to talk about money in a relationship. She reveals who really should pay for that first date and why gender roles and money are a thing of the past. 

    Then, Mike and Bryan share their own experiences dealing with finances in relationships. Bryan discusses the fun way he and wife Rachel Lindsay learned more about each other’s spending habits. Mike and Bryan also talk about how their cultural differences affect how they see finances and family. 

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    Does Size Matter? Mike, Bryan & Patrick Moote from ‘UnHung Hero’ Discuss

    Does Size Matter? Mike, Bryan & Patrick Moote from ‘UnHung Hero’ Discuss

    Actor/documentarian Patrick Moote joins Mike and Bryan to discuss his quest to find out whether women really care about penis size. Is it true that men who have smaller penises generally make up for it in other areas? Nothing is off limits as Patrick, Mike, and Bryan have a no-holds-barred conversation about it all. 

    Patrick also describes his search for penis enlargement options and what conclusions he came to along the way. Plus, Mike and Bryan discuss some of their own insecurities throughout their lives and how they overcame them. 

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    Joe Amabile Talks Dating, Vulnerability, and the Possibility of ‘Paradise’

    Joe Amabile Talks Dating, Vulnerability, and the Possibility of ‘Paradise’

    “Click Bait” host Joe Amabile joins Mike and Bryan for an in-depth talk about men and vulnerability. Joe discusses his upbringing in Chicago and how that influenced his ability to open up in his future relationships. Plus, he reveals how being on reality TV taught him to communicate, share, and be vulnerable. 

    And is “Bachelor in Paradise” in Joe’s future? He discloses whether he’d be willing to head back to the beach and admits he has his eye on a few women from the last couple seasons of the show. 

    Plus, is crying a sign of weakness for men? Mike and Bryan open up about the times they have broken down throughout their lives. 

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