Hold My Drink with Charleen and Ellie
Hold My Drink with Charleen and Ellie
About Hold My Drink with Charleen and Ellie
New episodes of Hold My Drink are released every Wednesday, and our bonus episode, Hold My Drink: Extra Juice, is released every Monday.
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It's your extra fix of dilemmas in the week! Should you stop texting your ex-boyfriend when you know he doesn't want to get back together? Do you go on nights out and trips abroad with your boyfriend and his best friend who you have issues with? How do you deal with a super clingy and crying best friend on nights out? And how do you stop thinking about your colleague who's in a 4-year relationship with someone else?
Ireland's top dating and relationship expert, Frances Kelleher is back this week! Frances discusses how to put yourself out there to date, masculine vs feminine energy, arguments in relationships tips for doing long distance, plus so much more. Frances also helps out with some dilemmas in Secrets From The Stalls, including whether to give your boyfriend a second chance after he has cheated on you, and should you compromise with your partner who doesn't want any more kids or to get married when you definitely do?
We've got an update from a previous dilemma, as well as advice from one listener to another regarding your partner interacting with escorts. Charleen and Ellie advise whether you should try to get your friendships, or just let them drift away before you move abroad? And do you say something to your boyfriend about being put off that he got no grieve from his friends for getting with someone just before you, whereas you did get grieve from them?
Ireland's top dating and relationship expert, Frances Kelleher joins us this week to give advice on some of your dilemmas and questions to do with your own dates, situationships and relationships - from feeling clingy, how to master dating apps, to the perfect first date. Frances also helped with your Secrets From The Stalls, including dealing with the feeling that you are going to be cheated on again in future relationships, advice on how to navigate a relationship with a housemate and not make it awkward for others living under the same roof, and should you get back with your boyfriend after a break? You can get in touch with Frances through her website or on social media: www.franceskellehercoaching.com @franceskellehercoaching
This is our bonus episode where we get to answer even more of your dilemmas in the week! Is your boyfriend of 6+ years up to things with his co-worker whose been brought up a few times and he is spending a lot of time with recently? How can you get over a situationship? Do you split from your husband who has been trying to call an escort's number? And what do you do if you partner's friend keeps asking you really personal questions?
We bring you Part 2 to one of the funniest episodes we've ever released - from takeaway receipts being found and leaving dates to go on a date with another girl, Instagram glitches, and pretending to leave the country to avoid your birthday, you share some of the WILDEST lies a man has ever told you! Charleen and Ellie help with a dilemma about an ex-girlfriend who keeps following and unfollowing the listener's boyfriend on Instagram in a bid to get his attention. And should one male listener get back with his complicated ex-boyfriend after finding him on hookup apps twice before?
It's dilemma time, and there are some tricky situations to delve into this week. What advice can be given to feel less lonely and anxious in college, when your friends are in a different college having a great time? Is your boyfriend not prioritising you anymore, and what can you do? How can you forgive your ex, open yourself back up to him and get back to where your relationship was before? And should you trust your partner of 8 years who never goes on nights out, but when he did once, he stayed out until 7am?
To celebrate the 2nd Birthday of Hold My Drink, Charleen and Ellie are exposing each other - asking each other unfiltered and unapproved questions that they have to answer and spilling all the gossip on themselves - from favourite and least favourite ex boyfriends, biggest regrets in life, last time they lied and so much more! The girls catch up on the live shows in Cork and Dublin - a big thanks to all of you who came, we hope you enjoyed it as much as us! And, of course, there's help with some tricky dilemmas in Secrets From The Stalls.
On this week's bonus episode, Charleen and Ellie help with a wedding dilemma - if your friends are fighting, do you just have a smaller wedding and not invite them to save you any headaches? How do you save a friendship after cancelling on and neglecting your best friend, to be with your boyfriend but without even realising you were doing it? Is the boy you're talking to interested in another girl because he is resharing her photos on VSCO? And is it okay to speak to and potentially get with your ex-best friend's ex-situationship?
Singer, actor and former YouTube star, Beau Brooks joins us this week. Beau chats to us about starting the Janoskians Youtube channel, their quick rise to international fame and the pros and cons that come with the stardom. He opens up about his own personal struggles as a result of the intense fame, including a battle with his mental health and addiction. Beau tells us about his sobriety and weight loss journey, and his decision to carve his career now all by himself. Charleen and Beau have actually met before...10 years ago! You'll hear about that in Wait Til I Tell Ya (and check out @holdmydrinkpod on Instagram to see the recreation of their photo!) And the girls help with a friendship group dilemma in Secrets From The Stalls!
There are some tricky dilemmas to be answered in this bonus episode! Should you drop out of college when you're dreading it, or stick it out to see if it's just feelings around the early weeks? How do you cope with a breakup that you think happened because of your ex-boyfriend's mental health? And is your partner capable of changing their ways when they tend to take things too far on nights out?
What are working hours like as influencer? Can you ever fully switch off from the online world? Do you ever feel overwhelmed by your work? And has your career had an impact on personal relationships in your life? This week, Charleen and Ellie discuss what having a career in social media is really life - the pros, the cons and the things you never thought about. Charleen and Ellie help with a dilemma about a girl who is questioning whether she is a bad girlfriend for trying to persuade her boyfriend to go with his thoughts of getting braces. And it's live show week - we cannot wait to see you in Cork on Friday night, and Dublin on Saturday and Sunday night!
Ready for your extra helping of dilemmas? Charleen and Ellie give advice to a listener who's heart has been broken over a boy she knew in person for just 10 days but now lives abroad. How can you feel better about not getting any male attention? Why has the boy you've been seeing suddenly gone MIA in person, but is still texts you every day? And what are the pros and cons of a breast augmentation?
Global superstar DJ and producer, Joel Corry joins us this week to chat about his new album, 'Another Friday Night', which is out now! Joel tells us about his DJ roots, the importance of music knowledge in his career, gigging festivals in Ireland and abroad, and his biggest ick and red flag. Since it's a special episode with a special guest, we bring you an extended version of Secrets From The Stalls, which means we are getting to answer even more of your dilemmas! How do you get the confidence back to re-enter the dating world after a failed situationship? Is it bad to make more of an effort for your boyfriend's friend's girlfriends, than your own girlfriends? Can you look past your boyfriend making vulgar comments on a social media post 5 years ago? And do you stay or leave if your partner doesn't want marriage and kids, and you know you do?
Ready to hear some extra dilemmas? Is it disrespectful for your boyfriend to look up other girls on Instagram? Should you tell your ex's girlfriend that he cheated on her with you in an attempt to shut off communication with him for good? And is closure from an ex needed, even when you're in a loving, happy relationship now?
This week, we are talking about some of the crazy and desperate things that you’ve done for love, either to get someone's attention, to be with someone or in a bid to keep a partner. Charleen and Ellie tell their own, and our listeners share theirs, including wearing certain clothes, unfollowing people on social media, paying for things and lending money and so many more! Ellie tells us about a viewing she had recently as her search for a house continues, and the girls Sip or Skip to getting with an ex's friend. In Secrets From The Stalls, Charleen and Ellie help with a dilemma about wanting to confess feelings to a boy that you've friend-zoned in the past that says he's not interested in a relationship right now. And does the boy in work really fancy you?
Charleen and Ellie are here to answer some extra dilemmas in this week's bonus episode. Should you tell your boyfriend that you cheated on him 5 years ago, or keep living on being as happy as you both are? Why is your friend suddenly being off with you since coming back from your holiday? And should you wait for a man who you've been seeing for so long who you know deep down will never leave his girlfriend?
DJ and Radio Presenter, Marty Guilfoyle joins us this week to talk about nightlife culture. Is the drink and drugs scene prevalent in Ireland? Do people feel pressure to consume alcohol or drugs to enjoy a night out these days? What is the future for Irish night life with so many venues shutting down? Marty also tells about the drama he found himself in surrounding the GOAT House, and goes through some of his experiences playing different venues at home and abroad as a DJ. Trigger warning: This episode includes conversations around food, eating disorders, exercise and body confidence. It is discussed from 53:20 in our Secrets From The Stalls segment.
Extra dilemmas? Extra Juice! Charleen and Ellie help with advice on flirting when you feel like nobody will ever be interested in you. How do you help someone who can't see they need help with their anxiety and behaviour towards people? Should you feel worried about another girl catching your partner's eye? And should you wait for the man you're meeting to separate with his wife like he said he would, or are you just holding out false hope?
Charleen and Ellie talk Girl Math! These are the things that only add up for girls. Paying with cash vs card, returning online purchases, loyalty cards, hair washing days and much more. Charleen explains the full story about how she got to sing with Rita Ora. And in Secrets From The Stalls, the girls help with a dilemma about a girl who is wondering whether to let go of her ex who broke up with her because he couldn’t give her what she wants, or wait for him to sort out his past trauma. Plus, is it forgivable for your partner to forget your birthday, not one, but TWO YEARS in a row?!