Guilty Pleasures and Growing Pains

Guilty Pleasures and Growing Pains

Guilty Pleasures and Growing Pains

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
This podcast follows the life of Nina and her friends, detailing nights out, dating, sex, dream chasing, relationships and everything in-between! It's not just about the stories and the struggles that come along, but about finding solutions and getting answers. There will be real people on the podcast from every walk of life and experts to help guide us after we make questionable decisions. The promise: It will be a wild ride.
  1. January 12, 2021
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    Happy New Year - We're Back!
    We're starting off the new year strong and in love! Krista told us she didn't poop for 4 days and the reason why is HILARIOUS!
  2. December 22, 2020
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    See Ya Next Year!
    We're wrapping it up with the LAST podcast of the year! It's been an amazing ride so far and we can't thank you guys enough for being along for the journey. We can't wait to do it all again next year. Nina and…
  3. December 15, 2020
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    Charcuterie and Christmas Booty Calls
    Are you having a Christmas Booty Call this year? Nina, Krista, and Ang are getting ready for the holidays, and even though things are a little different this year, the girls are still making the best of it! Kri…
  4. December 09, 2020
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    Episode 31: New Piercings, New Toys, New Man
    Everyone likes getting new things. Nina, Krista, and Ang came back from the weekend with something new: a new piercing, a new toy, and a new man. By the end of the conversation, it's safe to say everyone got a…
  5. November 24, 2020
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    Episode 30: Thank You Exes & Mash Potatoes
    Have you ever had an arrangement with someone to be a date for the holidays? I know this sounds like a movie on Netflix because it IS. The funny part is, we've actually had that. Holidates, reasons we're thankf…
  6. November 17, 2020
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    Episode 29: Ride Or Die
    How hard do you really ride for your friends?  Nina needed to be saved and Ang didn't think twice about dropping everything she was doing, wet hair and all, to take care of it.  Ang is a superhero, but Nina and…
  7. November 10, 2020
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    Episode 28: Stop Chasing, Start Attracting
    Case Kenny, podcaster, author, relationship wizard, and all-around awesome dude joined Nina, Krista, and Ang for this conversation. How do you stop chasing and start attracting?  Case details the mindset that s…
  8. November 03, 2020
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    Episode 27: He Said, "Love You."
    Has someone ever said, "I love you" before you were ready to receive it?  Does it change the relationship?  Ang got a text from a guy she's been "having fun with" that said, "Love you." How she responded had Ni…
  9. October 29, 2020
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    Bonus Episode: How To Know You're Hanging With A Gho…
    In the spirit of Halloween Nina and Ang have a spooky but enlightening conversation with Pandora who is a medium psychic here in Chicago.  She breaks down the signs to look for if a ghost or spirit is present,…
  10. October 27, 2020
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    Episode 26: Going Dutch
    "Going Dutch" means that each person pays for their own meal when out to dinner.  I think it's safe to say this is common practice with many benefits BUT this episode explores a different take. True or False? I…
  11. October 20, 2020
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    Episode 25: Ghost Hunting Gone Wrong
    It's that time of year when things get spooky or NOT. Originally we wanted to go to one of the most haunted hotels here in Chicago, but Nina chickened out- for a GOOD reason. In this episode, we go from ghosts…
  12. October 15, 2020
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    Bonus Episode: Amy Carabba's Story
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and Nina thought there was no better way to spread awareness than to share the story of her dear friend,  Amy Carabba.  Amy is a former News Anchor, fighter, survivor, s…
  13. October 13, 2020
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    Episode 24: How to Stop Making the Same Mistakes in…
    Our favorite relationship expert, Love McPherson, is here to teach us all about the five different “people” inside of us that are actually showing up to choose our mates. These different “people” are the ones t…
  14. October 06, 2020
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    Episode 24: Junk Genie
    Who's that ONE friend you would call your Junk Genie? We all have that one person/place we turn to learn anything and everything we need to know about sex. Nina, Ang, Krista, and Julia talk about the ways they…
  15. October 06, 2020
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    Episode 23: Junk Genie
    Who's that ONE friend you would call your Junk Genie? We all have that one person/place we turn to learn anything and everything we need to know about sex. Nina, Ang, Krista, and Julia talk about the ways they…
  16. September 29, 2020
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    Episode 22: 3 Tier Truth To Friendship
    The only thing worse than a regular breakup is a friend breakup.  It doesn't matter how old you are, they cut deep!  Nina, Krista, and Angie break down the "3 Tier Truth to Friendship" that is designed to help…
  17. September 29, 2020
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    Episode 22: 3 Tier Truth To Friendship
    The only thing worse than a regular breakup is a friend breakup.  It doesn't matter how old you are, they cut deep!  Nina, Krista, and Angie break down the "3 Tier Truth to Friendship" that is designed to help…
  18. September 23, 2020
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    Episode 21: Let's Talk; It Can Save Lives
    This episode of Guilty Pleasures and Growing Pains tackles a conversation about mental health and suicide prevention. It's an honest exchange between friends that share their personal stories surrounding mental…
  19. September 23, 2020
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