September 1, 2022

EP. 126 — Ashley Ray

Comedian and podcaster Ashley Ray joins Jameela to discuss the different ways therapy has helped her, how being weighed in front of her class in sixth grade kickstarted her eating disorder, how her mother’s long distance relationship helped Ashley discover her own desire for polyamory, the responsibilities and romance of a polyamorous relationship, what people get wrong about polyamory, and more.

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IWEIGH-126-20220901-AshleyRay-ACv02-DYN.mp3 Jameela [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil, a podcast against shame. I hope you’re well and I hope you enjoy today’s episode because it’s one that’s specifically for you guys. As you’ve been asking me to cover this subject for ages, I have been trying to find people to discuss polyamory with for a while now. I did touch on it with Bob the Drag Queen in their excellent episode where they talk to me about their unique situation, which is becoming, by the way, less and less unique as people normalize polyamory more. But polyamory is something that a lot of people feel afraid to discuss because they’re worried about being judged because there’s just still so much that we don’t know about it and so many people fear it. And so I asked the brilliant Ashley Ray, an excellent comedian, and voice in our generation to come on and explain to me her experience with

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