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Girls Gotta Eat

Why do guys just want to f*ck you once then stalk your Instagram forever? Should you ditch the apps and meet people in the wild? How do you get over a breakup when you feel like you're gonna die?These are all topics discussed on Girls Gotta Eat -- a comedy podcast about dating, sex, and relationships co-hosted by Ashley Hesseltine and Rayna Greenberg.

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If I Could Turn Back Time feat. Comedian Matteo Lane

We have the incomparable Matteo Lane (comedian, artist, celebrity expert) impersonating everyone from Cher to Adele, while also chatting about recovering from a painful breakup, the challenge of balancing a thriving career and a relationship, and how to handle a partner who is having doubts about you. We also answer our first Is This Weird? email from a man (honey, it's juicyyy), and introduce a new segment analyzing all our favorite pop queens of the past (Britney, Lindsay, etc). Enjoy! Follow Matteo on Instagram @MatteoLane. Follow us @GirlsGottaEatPodcast, check our website for tour dates and merch, and find extra episodes on Patreon.com/girlsgottaeat. Thank you to our partners for this episode: ThirdLove: Go to ThirdLove.com/gge now to find your perfect-fitting bra, and get 15% off your first purchase. Lola: To get 40% off subscriptions, go to MyLola.com and enter code GGE. Scentbird: Go to Scentbird.com/gge and use code GGE for 50% off your first month. 

1hr 39mins

14 Jan 2019

Rank #1

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Can You Be Friends With An Ex?

It's just the two of us, and we're finally tackling this long-awaited topic! We're sharing our personal experiences and digging deep into all the areas surrounding being friends with exes. We also read/analyze a very crazy email from a listener about her fiancé and his relationship with his ex. Plus: Recapping our "world tour" (new crushes on the road, which city got the wildest, DM PSAs, etc.) AND a hilarious round of Psycho or Power Move. Enjoy, angels! Follow us on Insta @GirlsGottaEatPodcast and check our website for LIVE SHOW DATES (may still be tickets available in Dallas, Austin, Tampa, and Miami). Thank you to our partners for this episode: Living Proof: Get a free sample of dry shampoo with your purchase at LivingProof.com/gge, promo code GGE. HelloFresh: Go to hellofresh.com/GGE60 and use the code GGE60 to get $20 off your first 3 boxes. Hourglass Cosmetics: Get free shipping with the purchase of a Caution Mascara at hourglasscosmetics.com/gge, promo code GGE. FabFitFun: Go to fabfitfun.com and use code GGE for $10 off your first box.

1hr 29mins

25 Feb 2019

Rank #2

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Thank U, Sext feat. Sex Coach Gigi Engle

Cue up the eggplant emoji -- we're getting into sexting and dirty talk! Certified sex coach and writer Gigi Engle joins us to discuss what to say in your sexts, rule of nudes, dirty talk in the bedroom (and the best positions for it), what NOT to say about your partner's genitalia, and more. We're also playing a game of That Took a Turn and catching up on Ashley's new life change and Rayna's recent neighbor run-in. Enjoy! Follow Gigi on Instagram @GigiEngle and check her website for everything else. Follow us @GirlsGottaEatPodcast, Ashley @AshHess, and Rayna @OneHungryJew. Check our website for tour dates and merch. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Billie: Go now to mybillie.com/gge to save 10% off your razor. Rothy's: Go to rothys.com/gge to get your new favorite flats. OpenFit: Get a special extended 30-day free trial membership. Text GGE to 303030. Lola: To get 40% off your first month's subscription, go to mylola.com and enter code GGE. 

1hr 33mins

23 Sep 2019

Rank #3

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From Dating to Cohabitating feat. Comedian Mark Jigarjian

We're covering a lot of ground in this dating discussion with our friend and comedian Mark "Jiggy" Jigarjian. We deep dive on the best places for first, second, and third dates, who pays, and excuses for bailing, then pivot to moving in with your significant other -- why men can be more hesitant to do it, how to handle your partner's triggers, and more. We also have Jiggy "Mansplain" listener questions about confusing male behavior, and we catch up on recent incidents with our families. We hope you enjoy! Follow Jiggy on Instagram @JiggyComedy and his website. Follow us @GirlsGottaEatPodcast, Rayna @Rayna.Greenberg, and Ashley @AshHess. Check our website for tour dates and merchandise. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Postmates: Download the free app and use code GGE to get $100 of free delivery credit for your first 7 days. FabFitFun: Go to FabFitFun.com and use code GGE for $10 off your first box. Buffy: For $20 off your Buffy bedding, go to buffy.co and use code GGE. HelloFresh: Get 9 free meals by going to hellofresh.com/gge9 and use code GGE9. 

1hr 54mins

9 Dec 2019

Rank #4

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Falling for Your Friend feat. Matt Cutshall & Arielle Vandenberg

How about a great love story to brighten our souls in these dark days, huh? We're excited to be joined by one of our favorite, been-following-for-years #CoupleGoals -- Arielle Vandenberg and Matt Cutshall. They share how they went from best friends to fiancés, what it's like to work with your partner, why they rarely fight (but also a fight they had recently), tips for couples (and everyone) for staying sane during this time, and more. We're also sharing the funniest/most ridiculous fights our listeners have had with their significant others while being quarantined, and catching up on our latest masturbation mishaps. We hope you enjoy and stay safe! Follow Arielle on Instagram @Arielle and Matt @MattCutshall, and check out their podcast Riled Up. Follow us @GirlsGottEatPodcast, Rayna @Rayna.Greenberg, and Ashley @AshHess. Check our website for tour dates and merchandise. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Everlane: Go to everlane.com/gge for a personalized collection + free shipping on your first order. Helix: Helix is offering up to $200 off all mattress orders for our listeners at HelixSleep.com/gge. Aurate: Visit AurateNewYork.com/gge and use code GGE for 15% off your first purchase. Postmates: Download the free app and use code GGE for $100 of free delivery credit in your first 7 days. 

1hr 51mins

6 Apr 2020

Rank #5

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Family Matters feat. Family Therapist Vienna Pharaon

"One big happy family" isn't always the reality so we brought in renowned marriage and family therapist Vienna Pharaon to lay some truths on us about the issues surrounding romantic relationships and loved ones. We discuss not getting along with your partner's family and vice versa, your sibling dating someone you hate, dating someone with a lot of past trauma, how to handle shitty family members over the holidays, and more. We also catch up on Rayna's LDR, Ashley's latest doorman incident, and play a new game about freaky family traditions. We hope you enjoy! Follow Vienna on Instagram @mindfulmft. Follow us @GirlsGottaEatPodcast, Ashley @AshHess, and Rayna @Rayna.Greenberg. Check our website for tour dates and merchandise. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Away: Go to awaytravel.com/gge. Place orders by noon on 12/19 for free ground shipping + delivery by 12/24 in the contiguous US. LiquidIV: Get 25% off at liquidiv.com with code GGE at checkout. Feals: Go to feals.com/gge for to become a member and get 50% off your first order. Native: Get 20% off your first purchase by going to nativedeodorant.com and enter code GGE20. 

1hr 59mins

16 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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Let's Talk About SEX

We brought in the big guns to take our deepest dive into sex yet -- renowned sex therapist and author Ian Kerner. We discuss unbalanced sexual desire in a relationship (ie. being frustrated AF) and how to deal, all things porn, the female orgasm, sexual cliteracy, and much more. We hope you find it as eye-opening and informative as we did! For more, buy Ian's book She Comes First. Follow Girls Gotta Eat on Instagram @GirlsGottaEatPodcast, and check our website for upcoming show dates. 

1hr 21mins

24 Sep 2018

Rank #7

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So Why Do Guys Do This Sh*t?

We are so excited to have comedian Jared Freid of the hilariously informative U Up? podcast so we could interrogate him with all of our "Why do guys do this?!" questions. He mansplains it all and introduces us to some fun new concepts like helicoptering, the hookup alley-oop, and Pikachu'ing (what a time to be alive!). And because we all love to play games, we hit Jared with the game he plays on his own podcast -- Red Flag or Dealbreaker? Enjoy, lovers! Follow Girls Gotta Eat on Instagram @GirlsGottaEatPodcast. 

59mins

11 Jun 2018

Rank #8

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These Bros Ain't Loyal

Can you spot a cheater? In this episode, Rayna and Ashley take you through a step-by-step identification process for 2018. The ladies discuss how to spot a cheater before you even get involved, and also how to appropriately stalk your man if you suspect he's messing around (spoiler alert: females usually aren't wrong.) They also share their cheat stories, and play another hilarious game of Red Light Green Light with their followers. Follow Girls Gotta Eat on Instagram @GirlsGottaEatPodcast. 

41mins

12 Mar 2018

Rank #9

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How to Survive a Breakup (Like, Right Now)

Most of us have been through a heart-wrenching breakup and know how much that shit hurts. In this raw episode, we share our own stories of love lost, and how we coped in the moment when we thought we were dying and eventually got to where we are now: LIVING that #BestLife. And just when it starts to get too deep, we lighten it up with a brand new game -- we won't give it away, but just know it involves Tristan Thompson and Colonel Sanders (among others).  Follow Girls Gotta Eat on Instagram @GirlsGottaEatPodcast. 

44mins

30 Apr 2018

Rank #10

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My Nudes, My Rack, My Pussy and My Crack

Yes we went there: An entire episode about all the weird/gross/embarrassing/bodily-related sex topics the ladies really want to know about. We're going deep on queefing, period sex, body hair, anal concerns, vagina smells, and more. We're also sharing our listeners' most mortifying and hilarious sexual incidents. Plus, we catch up on Rayna's quarantine buddy and Ashley's Mexican paradise trip, and give a tutorial on nudes. Hope you enjoy! Follow us on Instagram @GirlsGottaEatPodcast, Ashley @AshHess, Rayna @Rayna.Greenberg. Check our website for tour dates and merchandise. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Zola: Get 50% off your save-the-date's at zola.com/gge with promo code SAVE50. Daily Harvest: Get $25 off your first box at dailyharvest.com with code GGE. LegacyBox: Go to legacybox.com/gge and save 40% today. Ritual: Get 10% off your first 3 months at ritual.com/gge. 

1hr 51mins

16 Mar 2020

Rank #11

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Being Happy Being Alone feat. Author Maria Del Russo

We're covering lots of important ground on this episode with writer/author Maria Del Russo -- how to accept (and enjoy) being single, finding yourself and not being a "dating chameleon", knowing what you want and don't want in a partner, not letting bad dates get you down, booty call chauffeurs, hammock sex, and more. We also introduce a new feel-good segment inspired by Maria's book "Simple Acts of Love" and catch up on Rayna's Russian adventure and who Ashley is beefing with now. We hope you enjoy! Follow Maria on Instagram @MariaDelRusso and check her out more here. Follow us @GirlsGottaEatPodcast, Rayna @OneHungryJew, and Ashley @AshHess. Check our website for tour dates and merch. Thank you to our partners for this episode: No Bull: For simple, durable, and functional training gear, visit nobullproject.com/gge. Postmates: Download the app and use code GGE to get $100 of free delivery credit for your first 7 days. Rothy's: Go to rothys.com/gge to shop their stylish, sustainable shoes. ThirdLove: Go to thirdlove.com/gge to find your perfect fitting bra and get 15% off your first purchase. 

1hr 38mins

1 Jul 2019

Rank #12

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"So, what are we?"

When should you define the relationship? Are breaks ever a good idea? And what should you be focusing on instead of landing a man? We brought in our friend, fellow podcaster, and dating guru Lindsey Metselaar from We Met at Acme podcast to offer her no-bullshit outlook on all these important topics, and loved what she had to say. We also introduce a new game -- What Would You Do? Enjoy! Follow Lindsey on Instagram @LindzMetz and @WeMetAtAcme. Follow Girls Gotta Eat @GirlsGottaEatPodcast, and check our website for show dates and merchandise. 

1hr 7mins

15 Oct 2018

Rank #13

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When Should You Give It Up?

We'd been getting a lot of listener questions about when to sleep with a guy, so here you go, ladies! We cover this topic + what to do physically with a guy before you move into sex territory, and also when to NEVER sleep with him. We also catch up on life things including doctors, diets, and DMs.  Follow Girls Gotta Eat on Instagram @GirlsGottaEatPodcast. And check out our sponsor for this episode (+ get a discount) at ShakerAndSpoon.com/GGE. 

45mins

9 Apr 2018

Rank #14

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How to Meet Men in the Wild

We got a ton of requests for an episode like this, so we couldn't deny all the ladies who want to stop swiping and meet date-worthy guys IRL. We discuss conquering your fears, places to go, things to do, what to say, and even how to follow up. And because it's the (unofficial) start of summer, we share summer romance stories (which turn into walk of shame stories), and reveal our goals for Summer 2018.  Follow Girls Gotta Eat on Instagram @GirlsGottaEatPodcast. 

52mins

28 May 2018

Rank #15

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Inside the Male Mind feat. Men's Coach Connor Beaton

This episode is an instant fave -- we have men's coach and founder of ManTalks Connor Beaton join us to explore the male psyche and explain everything from why men won't commit to why they send unsolicited dick pics. We dive into those burning questions: Can you change a man?, Can you trick a man into being with you?, Why is he into filthy porn but will only do me missionary?, Why do they sit on the toilet for so long?, and more. We hope you find this conversation as impactful as we did! Follow Connor on Instagram @ManTalks and check out his website for more. Follow us @GirlsGottaEatPodcast, Rayna @Rayna.Greenberg, and Ashley @AshHess. Check our website for tour dates and merchandise. Thank you to our partners for this episode: Daily Harvest: Get $25 off your first box at dailyharvest.com with code GGE. Rothy's: Go to rothys.com and use promo code GGE for free shipping. The Real Real: Sign up, receive $25 off your first purchase w/in 1 week, then 20% off select items at therealreal.com, promo code REAL. Ritual: Visit ritual.com/gge to start your ritual today. 

2hr 16mins

20 Jan 2020

Rank #16

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How to Confront Him (Without Going Crazy)

In the previous episode, we discussed signs he may be a cheater. In this episode, we tell you what to do once you've confirmed the infidelity. But don't worry, we lighten this darker topic with plenty of overshares from our own personal lives plus an explicit game of Never Have I Ever.  Follow us on Instagram @GirlsGottaEatPodcast. 

40mins

19 Mar 2018

Rank #17

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What's Wrong With Being Confident?

We could not love this episode/guest more. Katie Sturino of The 12ish Style joins us in studio (bearing gifts for our sweaty summer bodies) to chat about body confidence, breaking the fashion blogger mold, fearless dating tactics (including how she met her fiancé), the secret lives of Insta-famous dogs, and more. We also play a round Is This Weird? with a brain buster that silences the room, Rayna endorses public transit, and Ashley gives an update on the guy she went out with/wants to pass along to her friend. Enjoy! Follow Katie on Instagram @The12ishStyle, and follow Girls Gotta Eat @GirlsGottaEatPodcast. Shop our apparel and accessories at GirlsGottaEatPodcast.shop. 

1hr 3mins

27 Aug 2018

Rank #18

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Four Principles for Infinite Orgasms feat. Pussy Healer Cosmic

If we've ever had an episode that's equal parts hot and healing, it's this one. We're talking about how to get your body buzzing with infinite orgasms, more enjoyable sex, and overall better pleasure with pussy healer Cosmic. She shares her four principles to follow and even guides us through the final step to getting in touch with your womb and feeling the power in your pussy. We're also talking about shame and stigmas around masturbating and turn-ons, polyamory and how to explore it, and why we need to be sunning our nether regions. Plus we're deep diving on Britney. Hope you enjoy! Follow Cosmic on Instagram @iamcosmicvibes and find more on her website. Follow us @GirlsGottaEatPodcast, Ashley @AshHess, and Rayna @Rayna.Greenberg. Check our website for show dates and merchandise. Thank you to our partners this week: Dipsea: Get a 30-day free trial when you go to dipseastories.com/gge. Feals: Become a member at feals.com/gge and get 50% off your first order + free shipping. DailyHarvest: Get $25 off your first box at dailyharvest.com, code GGE. Function of Beauty: Go to functionofbeauty.com/gge to get 20% off your order. 

1hr 41mins

15 Feb 2021

Rank #19

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Let's Talk About Traveling

Is it ever too soon to travel with someone you're dating? How are you supposed to take a shit in a small hotel room? Why is vacation sex so much better than non-vacation sex? And WTF do you do when a trip with your significant other goes terribly terribly wrong? All this + more on our travel episode recorded from Paris (a city we may or may not hate)!  Follow Girls Gotta Eat on Instagram @GirlsGottaEatPodcast. 

44mins

2 Apr 2018

Rank #20