The Viall Files

The Viall Files

Welcome to The Viall Files, the podcast that talks about relationships. Nick has a lot of dating experience (on TV as The Bachelor and off), so he likes to think he knows what he's talking about. On Mondays, listeners call in for a live version of the popular Instagram series "Questions with Nick." On Wednesdays, Nick sits down with an inspiring guest who challenges the way he looks at the world. We love to laugh, be silly, and get deep! We hope you subscribe and join The Viall Files Family.... Show More

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July 1, 2020 68 min

Get ready to feel inspired as we are joined by motivational speaker, author, former NFL player, and founder of the non-profit RehabTime, Trent Shelton. Trent and Nick address talking to your kids about Black Lives Matter, as well as how your empathy, compassion and- most importantly- your example can impact change in the world. They have a motivational conversation about not comparing yourself with others and how a different way of...

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This week Nick is joined by his friend, Wells Adams, to recap this week's GOAT episode of The Bachelor. As "the guy who took forever to kiss Jojo," Wells talks through what it is actually like in that environment to try to be romantic, not being JoJo’s type, “The Rose Boys”, and, of course, Chad. Get ready because this conversation goes off the rails here and there providing some good laughs and context to some behind-t...

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On this episode of Ask Nick we are joined by host of The Bright Side podcast & television personality Kaitlynn Carter. Kaitlynn and Nick really jump into it when it comes to dating rumors, bi-sexuality, being on reality tv, trust, honesty, and falling in love, all before we talk to our callers this week. They then speak to a woman who is struggling in her interracial relationship with her boyfriend who is becoming a police offi...

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Are you fascinated by “Karen” culture? Well, we are and wanted to take a look into what is going on with this new pop culture phenomenon. Nick & Krissy are joined by Actor, Comedian, & Author Sarah Colonna, who may have played a “Karen” here and there on TV. We take a look at how this culture came about, the behavioral traits associated with it, how it is being used politically, and why it is sometimes better to just take a...

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This week Nick is joined by the one and only, Ben Higgins. They chat about why he decided to watch his Greatest Seasons Ever episode and why his fiancé will not, while sharing with us why it was so important for him to be able to speak with Olivia and why we should all send her some positive vibes. Nick and Ben also take some time to speak about curiosity in relationships and how being curious about uncomfortable subjects helps you...

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This week we are joined once again by holistic nutritionist and actual sister of the show Maria Viall. She talks about digestive health and how you may be cutting out food from your diet when you may not need to. On this episode we speak with someone who is finding that the power dynamics in her throuple are not working for her, a woman’s who realized that during her first experience in dating the relationship was just long enough ...

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Have you ever taken an Enneagram Test and wanted some more insight about your results? Well, here ya go! This week we are joined by Jill Moran who is a certified Enneagram Guide. Throughout our conversation Jill explains the 9 personality types and how to use the results of the Enneagram to discover parts of yourself that you can expand on to grow and how to use that knowledge to improve your relationships by understanding each oth...

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This week Nick and Krissy are joined by Jared Haibon & Tanner Tolbert as we recap the Recap of Kaitlyn Bristowe’s season. Friend of the show Brett Vergara also joins as we first take a deep dive into the casting of Matt James and the initiative the fans started for more diversity in The Bachelor franchise. Make sure to hang in there as Nick continues to drop more details of his and Kaitlyn’s relationship before and during filmi...

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June 15, 2020 81 min

On this episode of Ask Nick we speak with a woman whose husband is looking to create a college fetish in the bedroom, someone whose boyfriend is interested in a threesome with her best friend, and a conversation around masturbation affecting your sex life. We also tackle something people may be dealing with during this time; dating someone with whom you don’t align politically and whose family may be racist. 

“Hey we’re here, should...

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Tyler Merritt of The Tyler Merritt Project joins us today as we continue the conversation around Black Lives Matter. In 2018 Tyler released a video called “Before You Call The Cops.” This video came about when he was walking across the street one day and realized that a white woman in her car was rolling up the windows and locking her doors because she saw him in the crosswalk. He shares with us every part of that memory from where...

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It’s time to recap the Recaps and we are excited to get to it this week with our guests Sean and Catherine. Sean Lowe’s season was the first to kick off The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons - Ever! We caught up with Sean and Catherine to discuss their lives now, their growing family, and who they have been in touch with from their season, but not before we tackle some Bachelor hot gos and cover the headlines hitting Bachelor Nation t...

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June 8, 2020 69 min

On this episode of Ask Nick we discuss passing around nudes without consent, we talk to someone who found out her boyfriend was engaged to someone the entire time they were dating, what it means if your boyfriend is hiding nudes of exes on his computer, and how being bi-sexual and a Christian don’t need to be mutually exclusive. Most importantly, we talk about following your gut. 

“The guy code thing is bullshit.” Be sure to send yo...

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This week Nick is joined by retired NFL player Joe Thomas. On this episode we find out that Joe’s biggest game changing moments happened nowhere near the field. Joe shares how he met his wife, why he went fishing with his dad instead of going to the NFL draft, and how he sometimes finds himself watching The Bachelor and commentating like a sportscaster. He chases 4 little ones around the house, he cooks, he cleans, he podcasts, and...

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On this episode of Ask Nick we have comedian and fellow Kast Media Podcast Host Adam Ray with us to bluntly answer your questions. Today we have a woman whose boyfriend's ex-wife stays in his home when she brings the kids for visitation, An ex-Mormon in an open marriage, someone whose friends with benefits lifestyle is leading to self sabotage, and is logic keeping one woman from living in the moment?


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Recording artist, YouTuber, & Podcaster Meghan Tonjes joins Nick this week challenging us to to think deeper and show up to conversations without thinking you know everything. An advocate for body+ Meghan has learned first hand from being body shamed on the internet the effects it can have on someone’s self worth. She opposes Cancel Culture and shares with us how she thinks the world is not changing quickly enough, encourag...

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Ask Nick - A Master Class With Rachel LindsayToday on Ask Nick, Rachel Lindsey joins Nick to break down her conversation with Hannah Brown and helps educate us on how to be better allies today by understanding the past. We then jump into our callers and we talk to someone who keeps getting the “it's not you, it's me” at the end of her relationships, while long distance raises insecurities with another couple, a wife struggl...

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Today, Actor and Recording Artist Laura Marano joins us, but not before Nick shares his thoughts on the controversy surrounding Hannah Brown's Instagram Live video. Laura speaks with us about how her personal relationships influence her writing process, especially her new single “Cant Hold On Forever.” We find out that Laura is probably the only 24 year old in Hollywood with a flip phone, her views on growing up Disney, and how...

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Today Kaitlyn Bristowe joins Nick to recap the anticipated Listen to Your Heart finale episode. But first, they talk about Kaitlyn's new song "If I'm Being Honest," how she came about writing the song, and the vulnerability that goes along with releasing something personal. Then, they wrap up the LTYH finale and season. Who's musical chemistry was palpable (and who's clearly wasn't?) Who's talent do ...

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May 18, 2020 82 min

On today's Ask Nick, Nick dives into how often we lie to ourselves to protect our egos. Nick speaks with someone who keeps going back to her comfort zone hookup even though she "knows" it won't work, someone whose exciting world-traveling long-distance relationship has ended in a sudden long-distance breakup, someone whose new quarantine crush seems to be fizzling, and someone looking for tips on navigating quaranti...

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May 13, 2020 65 min

On this episode of Viall Files the multifaceted Rapper and Pop Star Raja Kumari joins Nick. Raja discusses feeling like an outsider growing up in LA with Indian roots, how she discovered rap through classical Indian music, and about the Brown Renaissance. Raja does not hold back in sharing her truth about dating, marriage, and what she envisions for the future for a multicultural America.  


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