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! 


November 22, 2022

Absence Makes the Friendship Grow Stronger

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This week WAFF is joined by the hosts of The Chaat Room, Keertana and Niki. The four of them go way back! Keertana and Niki talk about difficult conversations they've had. Has it made their friendship stronger? Take a listen to see how they're both growing in the next chapter of their friendship. For extra content and to suggest episode topics for the future, head over to our patreon - patreon.com/waffpodcast and follow us on Instagram @waffpodcast and on Twitter @WAFFpodcast. We love you WAFFam! 

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November 15, 2022

To Forgive and Forever Forget

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Gabrielle opens up about a situation that has been pressing on her for almost a year now. Pallavi guides her through all that’s happened and notices how much she’s healed. Friendships come in all aspects of life but having to forget them as a whole is never easy. Have you ever had a friendship you had to forgive and forever forget? Stay tuned for new episodes, weekly. For extra content and to suggest episode topics for the future, head over to our patreon - patreon.com/waffpodcast and follow us on Instagram @waffpodcast and on Twitter @WAFFpodcast. We love you WAFFam! 

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October 31, 2022

I Was Never There x WAFF: Mothers and Mysteries

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In this week's podcast, Jamie Zelermyer joins Gabrielle and Pallavi for a spooky Halloween episode. They talk about true crime and how a mother-daughter relationship can be one of the best friendships. Take a listen to Jamie's podcast I Was Never There.

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October 25, 2022

It’s Science, Friends

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This week, professor, speaker, and author, Dr. Marisa G. Franco joins Gabrielle and Pallavi for an expert informed conversation on friendship. Dr. Franco explains the importance of understanding your attachment style and how that affects the way you approach interactions with friends. Discover more about the research-based approach to making and keeping friends in Dr. Franco's book, "Platonic: How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make-and Keep-Friends" and share this episode with your friends!

For extra content and to suggest friendship experts for future episodes, head over to our patreon -patreon.com/waffpodcast and follow us on Instagram @waffpodcast and on Twitter @WAFFpodcast. We love you WAFFam! 


Come see Gabrielle & Pallavi live as they host WhoHa-Halloween in Los Angeles!

Get your tickets here: https://bit.ly/3ElRS7Y  

WAFF followers can use promo code WAFF10 for 10% off each ticket purchased. 

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October 18, 2022

Bromancing Business

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Gabrielle and Pallavi are joined with Devin and Aaron, co-founders of the McNichol Bernbach real estate group. WAFF is happy to have a bromance on this season. These four have a lot in common, all working with their best friends. Take a listen to see how friends can become family, especially when you work together. Stay tuned for new episodes, weekly. For extra content and to suggest episode topics for the future, head over to our patreon - patreon.com/waffpodcast and follow us on Instagram @waffpodcast and on Twitter @WAFFpodcast. We love you WAFFam! 


Come see Gabrielle & Pallavi live as they host WhoHa-Halloween in Los Angeles!

Get your tickets here: https://bit.ly/3ElRS7Y  

WAFF followers can use promo code WAFF10 for 10% off each ticket purchased. 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.