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Things My Parents Never Told Me About Sex
Inspired by the recent controversy surrounding T.I. taking his daughter to the OBGYN to confirm her sexual purity, in this episode, the xoNecole Happy Hour squad tackles sexuality. The hosts gets down and dirty, sharing lessons learned and unlearned about sex from parents to first partners and beyond, and how the stigma around sexuality as it pertains to young black women has impacted their own views on sex. Sheriden keeps it real about her first masturbation experience at the age of nine, and how it opened her up to a world of pleasure and living a sex-positive life. Necole shares how a particular sexual experience left her feeling dirty, and why she wasn’t comfortable in her sexuality until her 30s. And Amer teaches mothers how to approach the topic of sex with their children (especially their daughters), and the importance of passing along accurate information on the subject.
|Nov 13, 2019|
Credit Karma, Money Shame & Self Worth
As women we often keep it real about everything except for our bank accounts. We desire prosperity but operate with a broke mindset, and sometimes tie material things like a house, a car, and even getting our hair and nails done to our self-worth. Not to mention that social media has us showcasing our wins and not the journey it took to get there.
On this episode the xoNecole Happy Hour hosts spill the tea on everything from their finances and credit scores, to dealing with money shame in the digital age and keeping up with the Jones’. Necole shares her story of how she spent $30,000 in one year as a celebrity gossip blogger in an attempt to stay “glammed up,” and the sacrifices she is now making to tackle her tax debt, while Amer talks her change in lifestyle after losing her six-figure job. And Sheriden explains how she’s taking strides to improve her credit while also revealing that a man’s salary is low on her tier when it comes to choosing a partner. You’ll also learn about some of their favorite resources to help transform your money habits and keep you inspired on the road to financial freedom.
|Nov 05, 2019|
I Met my Husband in an Uber Pool
Inspired by the xoNecole.com article, "I met him in an Uber Pool and now we're married," the second episode of xoNecole's Happy Hour explores the possibilities of finding love in unexpected places. The ladies interview special guests Jenisa and Lester Richmond about their unpredictable love story that started in a rideshare in Los Angeles. Lester shares how Jenisa ghosted him twice before finally saying yes to a first date, and Jenisa shares how they kept the relationship going while living in two different states. Plus, the Happy Hour hosts confess their fantasy places for meeting a love interest and present an interesting challenge for listeners who are open to new love.
|Oct 30, 2019|
WTF Happens in Your 30's?! Life Shifts and Saturn's Return
Your 20s and 30s are filled with opinions of where you should be in life. You’re told to go to college, get married, get your dream house with a white picket fence, and bring another life into this world before your biological clock runs out. But what happens when you fail to meet society’s expectations of who you should be as a woman by a certain time?
On the debut episode of xoNecole's Happy Hour podcast the hosts get real about the life shift that happens as you close out your 20s and head into your 30s. Necole reveals the struggles behind the scenes of her huge career pivot from gossip blogging to female empowerment, including almost walking away from the xoNecole site after accumulating mounds of debt and having to pay her team out of her own pocket while living in a community space in New York City. Amer opens up about leaving a domestic violence situation and how solo travel encouraged her to hit the reset button on her life, and Sheriden reflects on the past few years as managing editor of xoNecole.com, and why she’s currently experiencing imposter syndrome. If Saturn's Return is coming for you at this stage in your life– you're in for a few laughs and thought-provoking revelations from the hosts of xoNecole's Happy Hour.
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|Oct 29, 2019|