What Are Friends For

BFFs Gabrielle Ruiz & Pallavi Sastry dive into joyful, meaningful, and uncomfortable conversations about platonic love in a socially distanced world; Whether near, far, or 6-feet apart. Support this podcast through their Patreon! 


May 24, 2022

Pop Culture Convo – “Insecure” – with Danielle Bayard Jackson

What Are Friends For

Gabrielle and Pallavi are joined by friendship coach, author, publicist, and educator - Danielle Bayard Jackson to discuss the friendships in the hit show, Insecure. The three dive into the honest portrayal of the ups and downs of friendship and changing friend group and friend pair dynamics. Subscribe to our patreon to watch the vodcast version of this episode and suggest future pop culture topics - patreon.com/waffpodcast

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May 10, 2022

Live, Laugh, Love; Friendship

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WAFF's dear friend and former producer extraordinaire is back for a conversation with Pallavi and Gabrielle on friendship during a time of loss. Eva shares about her father's illness and death, and the intentional choices she made to focus her energy on certain friendships and experiences to get through dark times, and find joy in her recovery period.

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May 3, 2022

Mom, Are You Really My Friend?

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Is your mom your friend? Are you friends with your kids? All these questions are answered and more in this week's special re-release of the latest live episode recording, featuring Tia DeShazor, Alysia Reiner, and extra special guests - Gabrielle and Pallavi's mothers - Sylvia Ruiz and Mani Sastry. To be a part of future live recordings subscribe to our patreon - patreon.com/waffpodcast

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April 26, 2022

Spiritual Friends

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This week, Gabrielle and Pallavi reconnect with their dear friend Nick Demos. Demos is an Online Spiritual Business Coach, Filmmaker, Tony-Award Winning Producer, and the reason Gabrielle and Pallavi are friends! The three discuss the importance of mentorship and the place spirituality has in friendships. Do you have any spiritual friendships in your life? Call or text (805) 973-SLAY and tell us about them!

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April 12, 2022

Are We Really Friends?

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Have you ever had a friendship that you wanted to fully commit to, but your friend just wasn't ready to level-up? Well, Gabrielle has! Pallavi and Gabrielle talk about Gabrielle's anonymous friend - aka "Target" - in this all too relatable solo episode. Do you have a "Target" in your life? Let us know by calling or texting (805)-973-SLAY

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