Girl Talk With Pops

Girl Talk With Pops

GTWP is a weekly podcast that delivers the male point of view on dating, love, relationships, and life that you are missing. It's a sometimes serious, other times funny, but always raw, transparent, and vulnerable discussion, hosted by a father and daughter duo who believes that healthy adult father and daughter relationships matter.

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April 17, 2021 44 min

It's our season finale! This season we talked a lot about how men and women are different-- from how we express ourselves to how we receive feedback. One thing is clear from our previous episodes: when women and men don’t understand our differences we struggle in relationships because friction is inevitable.

Though men and women are different, I think we need each other. That is oftentimes difficult to see with so many women adv...

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We can give off the wrong impression sometimes, and some of us more often than others.  I’ve been told I’m nonchalant or unfazed, and it can come across to other people the wrong way. Even when I’m trying to be more expressive, I don’t think I demonstrate it as strongly as I think I do. 

It does lead to an interesting topic of conversation, though. Today, Pops and I talk about sensitivity among men and women, which of the sexes is m...

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I have this theory that men don’t like to be challenged. I’ve found myself asking men questions that make them uncomfortable. Not sure if it has been because they’re not expecting them or ready to answer, but some of my questions have caused men to shut down conversations I’ve tried to start. 

What’s at the root of it, though? In today’s episode, I discuss this with Pops and relate it back to the book I mentioned last week in episod...

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Men and women are inherently different: we communicate differently, we think differently, we even express our emotions differently. Those differences, however natural they are, are often forgotten in relationships. We often want our partners to be more like us which causes frustration when we’re at odds thanks to those differences.

I’ve recognized those differences in my relationship and even started reading a book about how men and...

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This week wraps up our interview with L’aigner. In part two, we talk about how she navigates difficult conversations about institutional racism and the experiences of black people living in America with her white father.

We shift the topic for a bit to discuss history’s perception of black people in the media. Then, L’aigner touches on her father’s experiences with face-to-face prejudice as a white man who likes dating black women a...

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Quick ask y’all! We want to create the best show for you and would love to hear more about what you want to see from us in future episodes. So before we get into this week’s show, can you take a few minutes to fill out our listener survey? As a thank you, you’ll be entered into a drawing for the chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card!

This week we're welcoming another guest to discuss something a little different and exciting. We ...

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February 28, 2021 35 min

We’re a little past the halfway point of season 3 and would love to hear more about what you want to see in future episodes. So before we get into this week’s show, I have a quick favor to ask: visit our listener survey and give us feedback on how we can create the best show for you. As a thank you, you’ll be entered into a drawing for the chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card!

Last season, Pops and I released an episode on moving in...

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February 21, 2021 32 min

We’re back with Pops and my cousin Dana to continue our lively discussion about black male privilege. In part 1 of this conversation, I define black male privilege to get us on the same page, and Pops and Dana express their feelings on if they agree that black men are more privileged than black women.

We got into issues about men needing to feel in charge and assert power, traditional lines of gendered responsibility possibly being ...

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February 13, 2021 29 min

Valentine’s day is here and for some it’s an exciting weekend, but for others it’s a regular day. Regardless of whether you’re celebrating or not, you know that V’Day is a super commercial holiday with a lot of hype around it. It’s one that perpetuates the fantasy and romanticizing of love and relationships— impacting how we all think about love and what we should be doing in relationships.

In this episode we’re putting the fairytal...

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February 7, 2021 33 min

Get ready for a lively discussion this week! I’m super excited for today’s episode. It’s a follow-up of our last episode when Pops and I talked about how black women take care of and help black men before themselves. We aligned on the fact that history is mostly told from the perspective of men and we agreed that women, of the two sexes, are naturally more nurturing.

These two takeaways will drive us into this conversation, but we’l...

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January 31, 2021 30 min

We talk a lot about men and women and the dynamics between them in relationships. But I don’t think we’ve talked about it like we do in this episode. Today’s show is inspired by a few conversations with friends and one in particular with my boyfriend. He had a call with a community group and was surprised to hear from black women that they often feel they’re at the bottom of the societal totem pole.

I was shocked to hear that he’d n...

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January 24, 2021 30 min

How do daddy issues impact romantic relationships? What’s it like to be expecting a new child while still healing the relationship with your father? How difficult is it to talk to your parents about parenting, when you don’t trust their opinions or how they’ve shown up for you in the past? In today’s episode, we answer these questions and more in a continuation of our conversation with special guest Ms. Reid of DaaamDaddy.com and T...

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January 17, 2021 36 min

We love talking to other women about their relationships with their fathers and how those relationships impact their lives. In this episode, we have a special guest and fellow former Howard University alumna: Ms. Reid of DaaamDaddy.com.

We love talking to other women about their relationships with their fathers and how those relationships impact their lives. In this episode, we have a special guest and fellow Howard University alumn...

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January 10, 2021 37 min

It’s been a while, but we’re very excited to be back and starting the new year off with another season! 

To kick things off, we’re picking up right where we left off last season. In our season 2 finale, Pops asked me what he could have done differently or better as a father. So in today’s episode, we really open up the doors of communication: I explain how he could’ve shown up better for me as a child and adult, and he explains his ...

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Traditionally we hear about lessons that dads teach their daughters, but to mark the end of season 2 Brittney and Pops talk about what he's learned from her. Pops then shares what he's learned about himself in the GTWP journey so far and talks about how GTWP has impacted his love life.

They discuss how being a father and learning how to parent don't stop when kids reach adulthood as well as how having a daughter can mak...

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Brittney is back with Chiedozie Okafor, host of the I Think I Love My Wife Podcast, for *bonus* episode part two. He's back sharing his truth and more about why it takes him time to get to know a woman and settle down. They also discuss:

  • How men “slow play” a situation to learn more about a woman
  • Why women should give men (and take) more time to figure out if it’s really a match
  • Dating multiple people at once (and why women should...
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    In this *bonus* episode Brittney switches it up a bit and has a solo conversation with Chiedozie Okafor, host of the I Think I Love My Wife Podcast. And just like you’re used to, he’s sharing his honest and transparent perspective on all things dating, sex, and relationships. To give you a truly different male perspective we cover a range of topics that Pops and B talked about in Season 1:

  • Dating in your 30s, women’s internal “clock...
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    It's Father's Day weekend and we're back with more questions you probably wouldn't ask your dad!?

    We're excited to welcome Jerralyn Belinda to the show, co-host of the Tea with Qwns Podcast! On this episode she's helping us elevate the conversation around father-daughter relationships and share another woman's point of view on how she talks to her dad about dating, relationships, and love. And from the qu...

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    The Girl Talk With Pops conversation is growingggg! 

    With Father's Day coming up now is the perfect time to elevate our discussion and speak directly to another woman about her relationship with her father as it relates to dating, relationships, and love. We're excited to welcome MelRose, host of the Relayshons Podcast! In this show Mel opens up about the distance between herself and her father and asks Pops questions that s...

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    What a time to be alive. 2020 has been eventful to say the least. First COVID now national uproar over the latest black man (George Floyd) being killed by police brutality. Like you, B and Pops are tired, but not mum on everything that's going on. Listen in as they vent about the state of things in America, the history of how we got here, and what people are doing about it. Pops also shares his experience with the police and ra...

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