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Welcome to Exactly. With Florence Given. Floss is an artist, feminist, and bestselling author of the book ‘Women Don’t Owe You Pretty’. In this podcast she will be diving deep into 5 topics; sex, social media, feminism, relationships and body image and exploring them all from different angles. We’re breaking up the podcast into mini-series and each topic will be explored across 4 episodes.

Throughout the podcast Floss speaks to fascinating guests from authors, cultural commentators, doctors, thought leaders to psychologists, celebrities and comedians. Exploring topics of conversation that are nuanced, enlightening and inspiring whilst having lots of laughs along the way.

And Floss wants to hear from YOU, we’ll be taking your questions for each guest. AND in the fourth episode of each mini-series, we’re opening up the phone lines. Join in on the discussion with Floss and her guest. Drop the podcast a Whatsapp message on +447890 302665 with questions, voice notes and the opportunity to speak with Floss.

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Exactly. With Florence Given Exactly.

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.1 • 108 Ratings

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Welcome to Exactly. With Florence Given. Floss is an artist, feminist, and bestselling author of the book ‘Women Don’t Owe You Pretty’. In this podcast she will be diving deep into 5 topics; sex, social media, feminism, relationships and body image and exploring them all from different angles. We’re breaking up the podcast into mini-series and each topic will be explored across 4 episodes.

Throughout the podcast Floss speaks to fascinating guests from authors, cultural commentators, doctors, thought leaders to psychologists, celebrities and comedians. Exploring topics of conversation that are nuanced, enlightening and inspiring whilst having lots of laughs along the way.

And Floss wants to hear from YOU, we’ll be taking your questions for each guest. AND in the fourth episode of each mini-series, we’re opening up the phone lines. Join in on the discussion with Floss and her guest. Drop the podcast a Whatsapp message on +447890 302665 with questions, voice notes and the opportunity to speak with Floss.

Exactly. With Florence Given is a Somethin’ Else Production.

Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    ASK FLOSS #19: Floss answers the five!

    ASK FLOSS #19: Floss answers the five!

    Welcome back to ask floss, the AMA between Floss and her faves - you! This week Floss is talking long term relationships, takeaway food and sexist jokes. She also answers her own five quick fire questions!
    If you have a question for Floss, drop us a whatsapp on +4444 7 8 9 0 3 0 2 6 6 5.

    RELATIONSHIPS: Possessiveness and Polyamory with Polyphilia

    RELATIONSHIPS: Possessiveness and Polyamory with Polyphilia

    Hello! Welcome back to your mindful Monday listening! This week Floss sits down with Leanne, aka Polyphilia, to chat about all things non-monogamy. It’s the final part of this mini-series and of season 1, though don’t worry we still have next week’s call in episode and season 2 is coming soon…



    So today we’re looking at non- monogamous relationships, with the founder of the Poly Philia blog Leanne. We get so many questions from you on this subject and we at team Exactly are just as curious as you are! Leanne started her blog which offers snappy, bitesize often hilarious tips and insights into non-monogamy in 2020 and since then has gained over 160,00 followers which shows just how what was once considered quite a niche or unusual relationship style really is becoming much more mainstream. It’s so exciting when people challenge the norms we’re taught and break free to live more authentic lives. There’s still a world of mis-information and judgement of polyamory out there, which is exactly what Leanne is tackling through her blog posts and videos. So pour yourselves many hot drinks, grab many snack because with boundaries, respect and care- why can’t you have it all?



    Exactly will be going Live in London on May 26th. Floss will be in conversation with the one and only Munroe Bergdorf, taking your questions and having a right laugh. Go to thepodcastshowlondon.com for more details and to buy tickets.



    Lovehoney would love you to celebrate self-love this Masturbation May with the Womanizer Premium 2. Use my code FLORENCE20 at lovehoney.co/Florence_premium2 and save 20% sitewide on Lovehoney for a limited time!



    Click here and use the code EXACTLY to get 14 days’ free access to CHEEX - the new and revolutionary membership offering a safe space for sexual entertainment and education. The promo is valid for new customers when selecting the yearly subscription option. Cancel anytime during the trial period.



    Original theme music by Black Honey. Find them on instagram - @blackhoneyuk



    Instrumental bed is Black Honey’s song ‘Beaches’.



    Find the transcript for this episode here: https://somethin-else.github.io/transcripts/exactly/s1e19.txt



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    • 47 min
    ASK FLOSS #18: Texting, Travel and Teeth For Hair

    ASK FLOSS #18: Texting, Travel and Teeth For Hair

    Welcome back to Ask Floss, where you get to ask Floss anything! This week Floss is shame-busting, talking about using social media for good and interrogating men’s role in feminism. If you have a question for Floss, drop us a whatsapp on +4444 7 8 9 0 3 0 2 6 6 5.

    RELATIONSHIPS: Knowing a Narcissist with Dr Ramani

    RELATIONSHIPS: Knowing a Narcissist with Dr Ramani

    Hey Floss Fans, Happy Monday! This week it’s our second episode on relationships and Floss is joined by the incredible psychologist and narcissism expert Dr Ramani. She was one of the first people Floss wanted to speak to on this podcast, there is so much to take away from her expertise and advice. Relationships can be our greatest healer but also the place where we can be most damaged. Trust is hard, intimacy is scary and if you have a history of being burned you might have a heightened awareness of toxic relationships.



    That being said, ‘toxic relationship’ has been used to refer to any number of things, and not always accurately. Today we’re focussing on a specific type of toxic relationship and that’s narcissistic abuse. Floss and Dr Ramani bring you an accessible conversation about gaslighting, love bombing and manipulation in the hopes that anyone who doesn’t know what narcissistic abuse is, has a blinding lightbulb moment. Have you experienced a lack of empathy from someone you love? Perhaps a grandiosity or a chronic need to seek out admiration from other people? Maybe you’ve made excuses for their chronic sense of entitlement? Dr Ramani reminds us to never ignore your gut instinct and is so blunt and to-the-point that she’s unintentionally hilarious. She is a licensed clinical psychologist  and the author of the modern relationship survival manual "Should I Stay or Should I Go: Surviving a Relationship With a Narcissist" and "Don't You Know Who I Am?": How to Stay Sane in an Era of Narcissism, Entitlement, and Incivility” She’s also a TED speaker and youtuber who has made it her life mission to educate and inform people about the effects of narcissism.



    Lovehoney would love you to celebrate self-love this Masturbation May with the Womanizer Premium 2. Use my code FLORENCE20 at lovehoney.co/Florence_premium2 and save 20% sitewide on Lovehoney for a limited time!



    Click here and use the code EXACTLY to get 14 days’ free access to CHEEX - the new and revolutionary membership offering a safe space for sexual entertainment and education. The promo is valid for new customers when selecting the yearly subscription option. Cancel anytime during the trial period.



    Original theme music by Black Honey. Find them on instagram - @blackhoneyuk



    Instrumental bed is Black Honey’s song ‘Beaches’.



    Find the transcript for this episode here: https://somethin-else.github.io/transcripts/exactly/s1e18.txt



    This is a Somethin’ Else production.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 44 min
    RELATIONSHIPS: Knowing a Narcissist with Dr Ramani

    RELATIONSHIPS: Knowing a Narcissist with Dr Ramani

    Hey Floss Fans, Happy Monday! This week it’s our second episode on relationships and Floss is joined by the incredible psychologist and narcissism expert Dr Ramani. She was one of the first people Floss wanted to speak to on this podcast, there is so much to take away from her expertise and advice. Relationships can be our greatest healer but also the place where we can be most damaged. Trust is hard, intimacy is scary and if you have a history of being burned you might have a heightened awareness of toxic relationships.

    That being said, ‘toxic relationship’ has been used to refer to any number of things, and not always accurately. Today we’re focussing on a specific type of toxic relationship and that’s narcissistic abuse. Floss and Dr Ramani bring you an accessible conversation about gaslighting, love bombing and manipulation in the hopes that anyone who doesn’t know what narcissistic abuse is, has a blinding lightbulb moment. Have you experienced a lack of empathy from someone you love? Perhaps a grandiosity or a chronic need to seek out admiration from other people? Maybe you’ve made excuses for their chronic sense of entitlement? Dr Ramani reminds us to never ignore your gut instinct and is so blunt and to-the-point that she’s unintentionally hilarious. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and the author of the modern relationship survival manual "Should I Stay or Should I Go: Surviving a Relationship With a Narcissist" and "Don't You Know Who I Am?": How to Stay Sane in an Era of Narcissism, Entitlement, and Incivility” She’s also a TED speaker and youtuber who has made it her life mission to educate and inform people about the effects of narcissism.

    Lovehoney would love you to celebrate self-love this Masturbation May with the Womanizer Premium 2. Use my code FLORENCE20 at lovehoney.co/Florence_premium2 and save 20% sitewide on Lovehoney for a limited time!

    Click here and use the code EXACTLY to get 14 days’ free access to CHEEX - the new and revolutionary membership offering a safe space for sexual entertainment and education. The promo is valid for new customers when selecting the yearly subscription option. Cancel anytime during the trial period.

    Original theme music by Black Honey. Find them on instagram - @blackhoneyuk

    Instrumental bed is Black Honey’s song ‘Beaches’.

    Find the transcript for this episode here: https://somethin-else.github.io/transcripts/exactly/s1e18.txt

    This is a Somethin’ Else production.

    ASK FLOSS #17: C***, Comphet and Cocktails

    ASK FLOSS #17: C***, Comphet and Cocktails

    Welcome back to Ask Floss, where you get to ask Floss anything! This week Floss is shame-busting, talking about using social media for good and interrogating men’s role in feminism. If you have a question for Floss, drop us a whatsapp on +4444 7 8 9 0 3 0 2 6 6 5.

    This is a Somethin' Else production.

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108 Ratings

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Adore it!

Hi Floss! Absolutely adore you, your artwork, and bewk! I wanted to share that I feel like flosses five are kind of an awkward way to start the convo. Not my fave, but love the other interviews!!

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Feminism episodes rock

You’ll wish you were at the table in these conversations, but you can be if you learn something—and you will. Rich ideas, powerful communication, fresh ways of seeing. Diehard 62-yr-okd feminist here, diggin’ it from New Mexico.

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