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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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    • Relationships
    • 4.9 • 497 Ratings

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!

    MTV’s Cory Wharton Weighs In on the Role of Communication in the Modern Family

    MTV’s Cory Wharton Weighs In on the Role of Communication in the Modern Family

    Cory Wharton from MTV’s “The Real World,” “The Challenge,” and “Teen Mom” joins Mike and Bryan to discuss his unconventional family, and why communication is such a key piece in its success. Cory discusses co-parenting with his ex, Cheyenne, and the struggles they’ve had along the way while raising daughter Ryder.   

    Plus, Mike and Bryan open up about their different upbringings. Mike discusses how growing up in a predominantly female household shaped him into the man he is today, and Bryan talks about having three older siblings who lived overseas and the effect that had on his life. 

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    • 44 min
    Bryan Speaks Out on Chris Harrison’s Controversial Interview with Wife Rachel Lindsay

    Bryan Speaks Out on Chris Harrison’s Controversial Interview with Wife Rachel Lindsay

    In an emotional discussion, Mike and Bryan weigh in on the racism surrounding Bachelor Nation and how it is affecting them personally. Bryan discusses his wife Rachel Lindsay’s interview with Chris Harrison, and how he felt watching Rachel in that position. 

    Mike also reveals that Chris called him shortly after the “Extra” interview and shares his thoughts on their conversation. 

    Plus, where does Bachelor Nation go from here and how do we learn, grow, and be better? Mike and Bryan weigh in. 

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    • 44 min
    Initiate Sex, Set Expectations, and More Ways to Maintain a Relationship and Career; NFL Star Matt Judon Joins

    Initiate Sex, Set Expectations, and More Ways to Maintain a Relationship and Career; NFL Star Matt Judon Joins

    Mike and Bryan discuss how they maintain successful relationships while also having demanding careers. Bryan reveals how he and wife Rachel Lindsay are managing their current long-distance living situation, and what their plans are for the future. Plus, NFL star Matthew Judon joins the conversation to talk about how his wife deals with his football schedule and his long hours training. 

    Have a question you want Mike and Bryan to answer? Submit yours now at instagram.com/talkingitoutbn. 

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    • 38 min
    Real Life ‘Hitch’ Paul Brunson Teaches Mike How to Set ‘Realistic Standards’ for a Healthy Relationship

    Real Life ‘Hitch’ Paul Brunson Teaches Mike How to Set ‘Realistic Standards’ for a Healthy Relationship

    Professional matchmaker Paul Brunson offers Mike some advice when it comes to setting standards for the person you want to spend your life with. Paul also discusses the importance of timing in a relationship, and Bryan reveals how timing influenced his relationship with wife Rachel Lindsay. 

    Plus, is there a right way to break up with someone? And why is marriage in the U.S. on the decline? Paul addresses all these questions and more in this week’s podcast.  

    Then, Mike and Bryan answer fan questions on everything from fantasizing about another man while having sex with your husband to a possessive boyfriend who doesn’t want his girlfriend to post sexy photos on Instagram. 

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    ‘Top Model’s’ Nigel Barker on His Secret to a Happy Relationship

    ‘Top Model’s’ Nigel Barker on His Secret to a Happy Relationship

    Photographer and “America’s Next Top Model” judge Nigel Barker gets candid with Bryan and Mike on this week’s “Talking It Out” about everything from love to how best to pose for a photo. Despite hanging around some of the most beautiful models in the world, Nigel explains why his wife of 21 years never gets jealous. 

    Nigel also opens up about his beginnings as a model and what led him to photography. And, Nigel gives advice on how to pose for a photo – and it’s all in your head!

    Plus, Nigel discusses his new virtual endeavor, V1VE, and why fitness should be an essential piece in all of our lives.

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    • 51 min
    Bachelor Matt James Talks Race, His ‘Type,’ and Why Mike Told Him to Gain 15 Lbs.

    Bachelor Matt James Talks Race, His ‘Type,’ and Why Mike Told Him to Gain 15 Lbs.

    Current Bachelor Matt James sits down for a conversation with Mike and Bryan that only the three of them could have. Matt discusses his “type” and sets the record straight about dating Black women. Plus, Matt shares what his life was like before “The Bachelor,” living in a tiny NYC apartment with Tyler Cameron. 

    Then, Matt reveals the piece of advice Mike gave him before going on the show… which led to him gaining 15 pounds.   

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    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
497 Ratings

497 Ratings

MooreMomentum ,

Incredible!

Mike is the man! So real and down to earth, love the podcast!

YOtotherescue ,

Love this podcast! Love Mike! Love Bryan!

You two have such good chemistry! It’s clear you two not only like each other but also respect each other. You two are grown and confident adult men and it’s great to hear your perspective on everything from relationships/sex to reality TV to race and politics, etc. Love tuning in every week! Keep it up!

kaykay217 ,

In time

I really want to like this podcast because I really like the host and I am a big fan but I will be honest I lose interest and I don’t feel like the questions that are being asked are very smart questions I feel like Mike talks over people and no one is listening to the person that is being interviewed.I am hoping in time that the podcast will get better.

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