Society & Culture

EP 168: 1. **Pick Me Girls and Red Pill Reality: When Dating Ideals Collide**

June 5, 2024

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Episode Summary:

In this engaging episode of Ladies Time on the Killing Time Podcast, hosts Michelle and Tinesha are joined by their new friend Carmel for an entertaining and insightful discussion. They navigate through a range of topics, from personal achievements and mental health to music festivals and the dynamics of online interactions.

Michelle kicks off the episode by fixing some technical difficulties and discussing her recent projects, including her Civilian of the Quarter award. Carmel shares her ongoing journey of buying a house in another country and completing a 100-mile challenge. Tinesha reflects on her recent health scare, discussing the emotional roller coaster brought on by her PCOS and the importance of mental health awareness.

The conversation then takes a lighter turn as the trio discusses their love for music festivals and recent movies they’ve enjoyed. Tinesha provides an entertaining movie review segment, while Michelle and Carmel preview their excitement for upcoming concerts. They also delve into a previous controversial discussion about choosing a man or a bear in a survival scenario, each explaining their viewpoints and emphasizing the importance of respectful dialogue online.

Key Takeaways:

  • Mental Health Awareness: The episode highlights the significance of mental health, particularly in men, and encourages seeking professional help and community support.
  • Empowerment Through Travel and Challenges: Carmel’s experiences underscore the value of pushing personal boundaries, whether through international real estate ventures or physical fitness challenges.
  • Movies and Entertainment: Tinesha’s movie reviews offer a fresh take on recent films, providing listeners with entertainment recommendations.
  • Respectful Dialogue Online: The hosts stress the importance of maintaining respectful and constructive conversations on social media, even when opinions differ.
  • Music and Cultural Events: The excitement for upcoming concerts and cultural festivals is palpable, reflecting the hosts’ passion for music and community gatherings.

Notable Quotes:

  1. Carmel: “America’s ghetto… there are other places to live. You don’t have to live in America.”
  2. Michelle: “I treat men like people because they got feelings too. Like, they just like us.”
  3. Tinesha: “I just wanted to have a conversation with men to try to see if we could have a conversation on how men approach certain situations rather than to just degrade and downgrade each other.”
  4. Carmel: “It’s not about being a pick me girl. I actually don’t give a fuck about these men.”
  5. Michelle: “Y’all don’t have to suffer in silence. There are people that care about you.”


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