The Friend Zone

The Friend Zone

United States

Listen along every Wednesday as Dustin Ross, HeyFranHey & Assante explore mental hygiene, cause who in the hell wants a musty brain? Send inquiries and questions to: TheFriendZone@loudspeakersnetwork.com

Episodes

A Midwife, A Dream & A Wash Rag - Featuring JadeOfAllJades  

Dustin is happy to highlight the dynamics of a healthy black family. Assante is curious how having a child changes your view of your parents. Fran wants to give people an inside look into the daily juggle. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week - Black catering + meal planning company https://www.jadeofalljades.com

'Cause Business And Polite Don't Mix  

Dustin feels budgets + capabilities should be discussed with more transparency. Assante thinks folks need to focus on the experience over profit. Fran wants to be of service without compromising her personal boundaries. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week - Mental Health Planner https://www.etsy.com/listing/545683373/ultimate-self-care-planner?ref=shop_home_feat_1

100  

Dustin won't tell you who but he'll tell you when. Assante is definitely open to it. Fran's Krispy Kreme light is back on. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week - Solomon's Shield App - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/solomons-shield/id1185686624?mt=8

The Art Of Minding Your Business  

Dustin says leave Michelle alone, though. Assante is more concerned with those who mind his. Fran is figuring out the thin line between focus and apathy. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Wellness Segment - https://www.gogreenbottles.com Black Business of the Week - http://www.therapyforblackgirls.com

The Price Is Right  

Dustin thinks they're very different situations. Assante understands their need for exposure. Fran thinks integrity should be a priority. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Wellness Segment - Losing Patience Webseries - https://vimeo.com/lpwebseries Black Business of the Week - http://www.rwenshaun.com/lockerroomtalk Bonus - http://www.ubongokids.com

Four Four Four  

Dustin feels women lowkey wouldn't want that. Assante is slowly building his own roundtable. Fran just wants someone to step up and create healing spaces for Men. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week - http://www.besidaonline.com

A Weekend In NOLA  

Dustin is ready for the No Limit tour. Assante made it through Solange sitting right behind him. Fran was saved by Warby Parker. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week - http://www.ecowrist.com

About Last Week  

Dustin holds back on Jackie after this hot button issue. Assante describes the (mental) room he has created to help his decisions. Fran breaks down the science of change. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week - https://www.brwnstockimaging.com

Petty Prognosis  

Dustin says his only flares up when prompted. Assante feels it's part of his DNA. Fran thinks it's time to move up the spectrum. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week - Eloplipcare.com

James St. Patrick  

Dustin feels (sometimes) you're left with no choice. Assante prefers it. Fran wishes people would stop. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week - http://www.eveforlife.org

Pushing The Envelope  

Dustin thinks the true art is landing them within the boundaries. Assante feels you can only push the envelope within your own community. Fran is over the forced apologies. Welcome to The Friend Zone Black Business of the Week - http://plantedorganics.com

The Big Binge Theory  

Dustin suggests Netflix & Thrill. Assante definitely sees the correlation. Fran has a 30-day challenge to help us figure it out. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week - http://justlikemebox.com

Working At The Pyramid  

Dustin feels he's accomplished a good portion of each rung. Assante is still figuring out that first level. Fran thinks her pyramid is upside down. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week - https://www.flexininmycomplexion.com

Habitual Line Stepper  

Dustin says his are clearly defined. Assante admits he hasn't cultivated very many. Fran has a book that will help us figure most of it out. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week - http://www.okofarms.com

Let's Talk About It  

Dustin resurrects on a petty note for this one. Assante just doesn't get why this is still happening. Fran says react how you see fit. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Wellness Segment - http://www.karmaorganicspa.com/Soybean-Oil-and-Lavender-Nail-Polish-Remover_p_9.html Black Business of the Week - https://shop.shamelessmaya.com

Energy Forecast  

Dustin had a life altering week. Assante has been upgraded to First Class flights. Fran is just happy to come out from under these retrogrades. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week: http://blackgirlgonekbeauty.com

Summer Loves  

Dustin remembers his first NY Summer. Assante is waiting on the live music in Harlem. Fran is ready for long walks and ice cream. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week - https://www.etsy.com/shop/sanctuarydecor

4 Page Letter  

Dustin believes you can still be friends. Assante is putting the theory to the test. Fran thinks it may be a bit of a charade. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of the Week: Askmistah@gmail.com

The Ex Factor  

Dustin doesn't want to play. Assante and Fran's rooms get a little mixed up. Fran should've left a little sooner. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of The Week - https://webuyblack.com/coraloral

I Changed My Mind  

Dustin is still breaking out of his shell. Assante is down to give it another go. Fran is rethinking a few major things. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business Of The Week: http://ojaexpress.com

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