Episode 25: My Life is the MMMBop Song!

This week we dig into the results of our emotional intelligence tests!

Moral to the Story: Not everyone thinks like you.

Other Fun Topics Discussed:

  • Get To Know Us: we talk about childhood songs. Tamu blows Mallory away with the disco version of “C is for Cookie” off of Sesame Street Disco Fever. Mallory remembers the racist version of “This Land is Your Land” from junior high school.
  • We can’t help but feel we broke our lovely EQ coach, Hannah.
  • #WePodcastLikeThis with Dave Matthews’ Dreaming Tree Wine with the hard to read poem.
  • Mallory’s amazingly high EQ scores would be even higher were it not for her life challenges last year, but things are on the up!
  • Tamu’s optimism score is 45, because this world is a piece of shit.
  • Mallory realizes she has mental health privilege.
  • Getting the results was nerve wrecking.
  • Mallory’s version of flexibility is not being a doormat.
  • Tamu is optimistic for everyone except herself.
  • Question of the Day: How do you become optimistic in a shitty world?
  • You cannot have a perspective in reality & be optimistic, you are lying to yourself.
  • Scores reflected the environments that Mallory & Tamu grew up in.
  • Mallory talks about her mom’s insane optimism that leeched into her psyche which is positive — even if she doesn’t see it that way.
  • Mallory saved a jumper’s life.
  • MMMBop has lyrics!
  • Note to Dave Matthews: We don’t understand you!
  • Mallory’s family issues have gotten better but, when it comes to dating relationships, she has to work on trust.

 

Episode 10: You know what would be great? Statistical data on how a breakup effects our your brain.

This week Tamu & Mallory discuss breakups with the help of  an amazing podcast: Small Doses with Amanda Seales. Episode 28: Side Effects of a Breakup truly provided a lot of great advice on how to process a breakup and lead to robust discussions.

Moral to the Story: Take the time you need to heal and follow your gut.

Other Fun Topics Discussed:

Mallory needs stats as usual.

Question to ask yourself in the breakup process: Do you miss the relationship or the feeling of being in a relationship?

It’s Disney’s Fault: for all of our relationship beliefs.

Rejoice Recluses: There is a chance for love via Uber Eats.

Question Du Jour: Can you masturbate to your ex?

New Read: Kraken & Unicorn Shifter Romance – Wriggle & Sparkle: The Collected Tales of a Kraken & A Unicorn

Let music cure you of sadness by listening to a uptempo foreign language song  to ease the pain. For Tamu, it would be Bollywood music, for Mallory, music from New Zealand.

Mallory has friends to attend The Hanson Summit in Tulsa every year.

BTW, Tulsa is quaint.

Tamu’s immunity to scorpion stings because she is a Scorpio.

Crying is OK – not Diane Keaton crying tho.

Bad@Love’s Method of overcoming a breakup: Killing them off in your mind.

Really though, developing coping skills is key.

Don’t do what we did: Building walls

Mallory wrecks Tamu’s chances for love by forgetting to tell her about speed dating events.

Advice for the Ages: Therapy. Therapy. Therapy. You friends can only help you up to a point.

Sage advice from Amanda: Know when to block and when it is time to go.

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