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Reclaiming Love with Nia & Ness
66 minutes | Jun 17, 2021
Reclaiming Adventures..because we can get through anything together...
It’s the season finale and we are celebrating with our longest episode yet! Nia & Ness say farewell with a light-hearted conversation about their most impactful trip. Don’t worry, the Black lesbian couple will be back in the fall! p.s. A special shoutout to Cadacia Townsend for helping inspire Ness to make an important decision (more on that decision in the episode!). Cadacia, Ness forgot to mention you in the episode and is apologizing for that.AND, we have a Patreon! Want to hear more podcast-like conversations during our off-season? Become one of our patrons and have exclusive access to that and so much more Nia & Ness content. Visit www.patreon.com/niaandness to subscribe!Lastly, can you count how many times Nia flicks her lighter to spark up? lol Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
33 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
Reclaiming Difficult Conversations...by leading with love and vulnerability... Part 2
Nia & Ness continue their difficult conversation from last week, addressing some of the challenging dynamics of their relationship. The Black lesbian couple appreciates you holding space for part 2 of this heavy conversation. Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
31 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
Reclaiming Difficult Conversations...by leading with love and vulnerability... Part 1
Nia & Ness’s couple’s therapist is on vacation this week, so they decided to bring their session to the mic. The Black lesbian couple invites you to hold space for part 1 of a difficult conversation about where they are now and where they see their relationship headed.p.s. Remember to subscribe to our newly-launched Patreon page (www.patreon.com/niaandness)! You can now have exclusive, virtual access to our creative and healing processes, including weekly grounding videos, vulnerable writing posts, never-before-seen dance clips, a monthly workshop and more! Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
30 minutes | May 27, 2021
Reclaiming Special Moments...as we relive them together...
“When did you know that I was the one?” Nia asks Ness, as they sit comfortably on their couch in Rosendale, NY. The Black lesbian couple answers the question, revealing the exact moments each of them fell for the other and sharing some of the memories these moments held. Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
40 minutes | May 20, 2021
Reclaiming Sex... by being vulnerable with ourselves and each other.
The weather is getting hotter and so is the dialogue between Nia & Ness! Listen in as the Black lesbian couple talks about masterbation, sex and orgasms, and how they're reclaiming these topics with their relationship. Content Warning:Nia here! Sexual assault is talked about at around 18 minutes into the podcast ( I said in the intro that it was about 10 minutes in...my bad!). I don't go into graphic details but I do talk about online encounters with older men when I was a preteen. Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
31 minutes | May 13, 2021
Reclaiming Ourselves....by no longer allowing ourselves to hide...
"What are you hiding from the world? From yourself? Why?" Black lesbian couple Nia & Ness answer the questions to this prompt and reveal the steps they're taking to come out of hiding. P.S. Nia here and I just wanted to say to you, Ness, I love you. Thank you for being so vulnerable, so brave and so strong. Thank you for being on this healing journey with me
29 minutes | May 6, 2021
Reclaiming Our Fears...by uprooting them, together.
Nia & Ness are halfway thru their second season and are not slowing down for a second! Journey with the Black lesbian couple as they point out some recent fears that have surfaced and offer insight into how they're transforming them. p.s. our cat, Calvin, joined us for the recording of this episode so you might hear some purrs throughout! Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
34 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
Reclaiming Our Sexy...in ways that feel good to us...
”Are you feeling sexy today?” Ness asks Nia, as they cuddle up in their bed on a Fool’s Spring day. Join the Black lesbian couple as they reveal when they feel the sexiest and describe exactly how that feels.p.s. This episode is dedicated to one of Nia's best friends. Thank you for being open with us and reminded us how important it is to do this work. We love you! Also, our cat Jazzy joined us for this episode so you might hear some soft cat purrs in this episode! Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
37 minutes | Apr 22, 2021
Reclaiming Who We Are... because we refuse to let go of our happiness...
This episode is dedicated to Ma'Khia Bryant, killed by police officer Nicholas Reardon in Columbus, Ohio on April 20, 2021. May your soul rest Ma'Khia, knowing we will continue to fight, continue to love.This week's topic is a difficult one for Nia & Ness, but it's also necessary. Not holding back, the Black lesbian couple shares how they really feel about being the black sheep of their families. p.s. There are no humorous intros or outros this episode. We aren't in that place, emotionally, right now. Hopefully our heart will feel a bit lighter, next week... Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
33 minutes | Apr 15, 2021
Reclaiming The Feeling of True Love... by allowing this love to guide us...
"What does it feel like when I tell you I love you?" Nia & Ness ask each other, while cuddled up in their backyard. In answering this question, the Black lesbian couple releases some long-held beliefs about what love has meant to them.P.S. Nia here! Our 8 year anniversary was on April 12th so when I said our anniversary was 2 days ago, ya girl actually meant 3 days ago lol. My bad! Oh and it was a little windy on episode recording day! Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
40 minutes | Apr 8, 2021
Reclaiming Our Confidence...by connecting to Source...
It’s a sunny (and windy) day in Rosendale, NY, and a seemingly perfect setting for Nia & Ness to discuss confidence. But as the Black lesbian couple shares their experiences with and ideas about this topic, it’s clear that confidence is not always about being bold and bright.p.s. Nia tells her very first Dad joke in this episode! It’s a real doozy! Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
54 minutes | Apr 1, 2021
Reclaiming Pisces Season...because we are both deserving of healing.
Nia & Ness are back for another season, bringing their vulnerability, love and laughs all from their backyard in Rosendale, NY. Join the Black lesbian couple as they tell a story about Nia’s recent birthday weekend and discover that “mental health doesn’t know holidays.”p.s. There is a very special proposal in this episode, along with a few sweet whispers! Y’all don’t want to miss this! Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
38 minutes | Dec 17, 2020
Reclaiming Our Sexual Experiences...by being Monogamous Hoes.
It’s the final episode of the season and Nia & Ness are going out with a bang! No, really. The Black lesbian couple spends their final half hour of season 1 talking about sex, their first time, their spiritual connection and all the hilarious moments in between.p.s. To our moms, our Dads and anyone under the age of 18: STOP here! We repeat, do not listen! Moms and Dads, you will regret it and children stay out of grown folks business!
30 minutes | Dec 10, 2020
Reclaiming Our Safety...by taking the time to process our trauma...
Unearthing trauma is never easy, so this episode is a tough one. Nia & Ness thank y'all in advance for holding space while they talk about facing harassment as a Black, out-lesbian couple, and reimagine what everyday safety really looks like.p.s. this episode contains a trigger warning: the description of physical and verbal assaults. On a lighter note...you will get to hear some intimate whispers towards the end of this episode so you might need to turn up the volume a bit :) :) Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
21 minutes | Dec 3, 2020
Reclaiming Our Differences...to help each other heal ourselves...
Nia & Ness cozy up on their couch for another conversation. Actually, this one is more like Ness weaving together a thought web and Nia listening supportively. Come sit with the Black lesbian couple as they continue to bare their vulnerability. Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
39 minutes | Nov 26, 2020
Reclaiming Our Blackness...by decolonizing colorism...
You’re invited to join Nia & Ness in their home for “Family Feast Day" (or what some may call thanksgiving)! This week’s main topic is colorism, as experienced by the dark skinned and light skinned Black lesbian couple, and ideas on what it really means to be Black.p.s. this episode comes with a trigger warning of the words “sexual assault” and “rape” used within the first 10 minutes of the episode and towards the end of this episode. No graphic details are shared. Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
28 minutes | Nov 19, 2020
Reclaiming Self Love...and supporting each other through it all.
Join Nia & Ness as they hold space for each other in this episode. Bravely and passionately, the Black lesbian couple expresses the difficulties they each face with loving themselves and reveals how they support each other’s self-love journeys. Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
24 minutes | Nov 12, 2020
Reclaiming Our Abundance...because we deserve to.
Soaking in some Autumn sun, Nia & Ness have returned to their backyard for another enriching convo. The Black lesbian couple names the ways in which they block their own abundance, points out steps they are taking to remove those barriers and revel in some beautifully intense revelations throughout. p.s. the beginning of this episode might make you pee your pants a lil bit lol Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
27 minutes | Nov 5, 2020
Reclaiming Our Childhood...by nurturing and basking in our inner child and Goddess/Guardian.
Nia & Ness are back with another engaging conversation, only this time they’re not in their backyard … they’re in their bed! Cozying up in the covers with their cats, the Black lesbian couple exchange ideas about nurturing their inner goddesses, inner guardians and inner children.p.s. This episode is dedicated to Ness's late teenage best friend Farhad. Tomorrow is his birthday and we both are holding him in our heart. Thank you for coming into Ness's life and always being there when she needs you, Farhad. Ness misses you every day and Nia loves getting to know you through her.We love you, Farhad. Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
27 minutes | Oct 29, 2020
Reclaiming Seasonal Depression...through healing our generational trauma...
It’s another candid conversation with Black lesbian couple Nia & Ness. This episode, they delve into seasonal depression: how it’s experienced in their relationship, how their views about it have evolved and how they are learning to handle it.p.s. for whatever reason helicopters decided to fly over Rosendale during our recording session so you might hear some during this episode. JK you absolutely will hear them but they aren't too loud lolAND this episode ends with a special treat...A GHOST STORY!!!!!HAPPY HALLOW(QUARANT)EEN!!! Music by Garrett MillerAdditional sound effects from https://www.zapsplat.com
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