Press Send with Chinae Alexander

with Chinae Alexander

Chinae brings her trademark honesty to the issues, big and small, that women actually care about. Now, we’re encouraging you to boldly ask the questions on your mind by just pressing send, no holds barred. Each week, Chinae and a guest field your questions across any and all topics and offer their take on the matter—with plenty of humor, heart, and badassery along the way.


Episodes

  • Shannon McLay | Little Less Geometry, Little More BudgetThat’s right, folks! Shannon McLay, founder and CEO of The Financial Gym, is back again to fill in the gaps surrounding all of your personal finance questions. Join us as we cover everything from balancing passions and the practicality of paying...
  • Nicole Centeno | Start Where You AreIn this week’s episode of Press Send, I sit down with mom, chef and founder of Splendid Spoon — my friend, Nicole Centeno. She joins me in chatting about our overall lack of control as human beings, the individuality that accompanies health and...
  • Alyssa Limperis | Survival Mode Is a Safe Place To BeComedian Alyssa Limperis joins me to chat about the harsh realities of dealing with grief, what to do when you’re friend majorly crosses the line (to venmo request or not to venmo request?), conniving your boyfriend that masturbation might give you...
  • Dr. Holly Richmond | Sex Talk Part 5Today’s guest is returning guest Dr. Holly Richmond, our resident sex therapist! It is SUCH an enlightening episode where we cover a boyfriend turned quasi-roommate,  how to manage stress as it relates to sex, when the right time is to disclose...
  • Caroline Vazzana | Did they ghost in the 40’s?Today’s guest is the ultra-fabulous Caroline Vazzana, Author of Making it in Manhattan and fashion influencer. We debate creating safety before a move or saying f*ck it and just taking a risk, if you’re allowed to be angry about what happened...
  • Comments by Celebs: Emma Diamond + Julie Kramer | Self-Care Over Shame: Putting You FirstToday’s guests are the duo behind Comments by Celebs, Emma Diamond and Julie Kramer. We’re taking your questions on how love notes can save your relationship, attaining a dive over defeat mindset in the career game (and killing it) and...
  • Saying No to Yes CultureToday’s guest is entrepreneur, podcast host and contributing Forbes writer, Olivia (Livv) Perez. We’re answering your questions on catching flights and feelings, pursuit of passion over your 9-5 and finding joy in the...
  • Krystal Bick | Labels Are CancelledMy guest this week is entrepreneur, fashion writer and friend, Krystal Bick. We’re taking your questions on the challenges with choosing your bridesmaids, balancing budgeting with love languages, and surviving a relationship while holding different...
  • Hannah Bronfman + Micaéla Verrelien | Live Episode at FootlockerA very special episode recorded at the Footlocker store in Washington Heights in partnership with Adidas Originals. We cover my bout with imposter syndrome, finding body confidence in the midst of feeling disappointed, and getting that much needed...
  • Thomas Whitfield | Emotionally and Sexually AwareMy guest this week is LGBTQ columnist, therapist, and psychology doctoral candidate, Thomas Whitfield. We’re taking your questions on struggling with guilt in relation to a partner’s mental health struggles, dealing with incompatable sex drives in...
  • Mi-Anne Chan | Centered and CreativeMy guest this week is video director for Conde Nast Entertainment, Mi-Anne Chan. We’re taking your questions on struggling with romantic partners having close platonic friendships, finding your passions in life, navigating sexual needs in a new...
  • Arielle Lorre | We’re All StrugglingMy guest this week is lifestyle guru and wellness advocate, Arielle Lorre. We’re taking your questions on skincare and makeup routines, accessing your vulnerability in therapy, and the struggles of comparing yourself to others.   Connect with...
  • Tyla Lauren Gilmore | Living in a Material WorldMy guest this week is my friend, content creator and multi-hyphenate, Tyla Lauren Gilmore. We’re taking your questions on how to deal with your family not liking your significant other, controlling emotional spending, and creating healthy bonds with...
  • Press Send | Holiday SpecialSpend the holidays with Press Send! For this week’s very special episode, I am joined by my friends, comedian Hannah Berner and influencer Kirsy Lovett. We’re sharing your holiday stories, as well as discussing our own holiday traditions,...
  • Andrew Collin | Hot or Not?My guest this week is comedian Andrew Collin. We’re taking your questions on re-entering the dating scene, understanding the context of porn in your relationship, and how to find your career and/or niche in the world.    Connect with...
  • Vera Papisova | The Boundary MasterMy guest this week is wellness expert and journalist, Vera Papisova. We’re taking your questions on toxic behaviors in relationships, learning your body and discovering what you enjoy when it comes to sex, and how to deal with unbalanced...
  • Liz Moody |  A Believer in Community and Wellness My guest this week is cookbook author and friend, Liz Moody. We’re taking your questions on the pressure of  “traditional” expectations imposed on women, talking about money with your partner, and eating in relation to stress.    ...
  • Hitha Palepu | A Passionate MaximalistMy guest this week is entrepreneur and author, Hitha Palepu. We’re taking your questions on difficulties women face in the workplace, prioritizing alone time, confidence in new settings despite insecurities, and getting along with your partner’s...
  • Anna Roisman | Zen as F**kComedian Anna Roisman is my guest on this week’s episode. We’re taking your questions about how to reject unwanted attention from guys, what to do when a partner’s family is the worst, when to leave a boss you love but a job you hate, and how to...
  • Casey Balsham | “No” is a SuperpowerComedian Casey Balsham joins me this week to talk everything from career to airport diarrhea to consent. We’re answering questions from a woman who’s envious of her peers who are getting engaged and having babies and another woman who wants to ask...
  • David Lopez | Love is Not EnoughDavid Lopez—an awesome celebrity hairstylist who’s degenderizing the beauty space in big ways—is my guest this week. We’re answering your questions about how to date casually without hurting yourself or others, how to bounce back from being...
  • Dr. Holly Richmond | Sex Talk: Part 4We’re joined again by Dr. Holly Richmond, somatic psychologist and certified sex therapist. This week, we’re taking your questions about how to enjoy sex after an emotionally abusive relationship, adapting to body changes as we age, IUDs and...
  • Dr. Holly Richmond | Sex Talk: Part 3Our resident sexpert is back! Somatic psychologist and certified sex therapist Dr. Holly Richmond returns to the show to answer your questions about hookup culture, HPV, faking orgasms, and making the most of a less-endowed partner.   Connect...
  • Alyssa Amoroso | Everyone’s A Little Bit LonelyAlyssa Amoroso, influencer and host of The Publyssity Podcast, is my lovely guest this week. We’re answering your questions about finding confidence and embracing alone time in a relationship, navigating cosmetic surgery and how it relates to body...
  • Robin Arzon | Hustle HarderThe incredible Robin Arzon, VP and head instructor at Peloton, joins me for this week’s episode. We’re taking your questions about division of labor in a relationship, deciding to take a big business leap (you need to hear Robin’s perspective on...
  • Jared Freid | Bl*wjob BootcampComedian and podcaster Jared Freid brings his ~male energy~ to the pod this week. Per usual, we’re taking your burning questions and chatting about going from friends to more-than-friends, starting a relationship long distance, blowjob tips and butt...
  • Remy Kassimir | Unproblematic Paul RuddMy guest this week is comedian and podcast host Remy Kassimir. (Go listen to How Cum and We Really Love Island—you won’t regret it.) We’re covering everything from gaslighting to cheating to masturbation as we answer your questions about...
  • Jo Encarnacion aka @gofitjo | It All Starts With a “No”Jo Encarnacion, known as Go Fit Jo online, is a health and wellness coach who’s bringing her honesty and wisdom to the pod. We start with updates from listeners whose questions we’ve answered, then dive into your questions about making the...
  • Danielle Prescod | Say What You MeanMy guest this week is Danielle Prescod, style director at BET and former Nylon Magazine intern (it’s relevant, I promise!). We’re discussing your questions about being a woman in the workplace and navigating a toxic office environment, how to...
  • Hannah Berner | Orgasm SorcererHannah Berner, comedian and host of the podcast Berning in Hell, joins me to take your—wait for it—BERNING questions. We chat about a woman who hates her engagement ring (and what completely off-base gifts mean for a relationship), learning how to...
  • Grace Atwood + Becca Freeman | The Joy of Single-nessThis week, I’m joined by Grace Atwood and Becca Freeman, co-hosts of the Bad on Paper podcast. We’re answering your burning questions about going into business with a friend (and how to get comfortable with the confrontation that inevitably...
  • Shannon McLay | Money Talk: Part 2Shannon McLay is back! The founder of the Financial Gym is answering more of your money questions and discussing guilt about getting financial help from parents, navigating joint finances with a partner, what to do when you’re underpaid (and how to...
  • Indie Lee | Survivor and ThriverSkincare goddess and inspiring woman Indie Lee joins me this week to discuss your questions. Listen in as we chat about breaking past therapy stigma, listening to the nagging voice pushing you toward a career change, opening up to a partner about...
  • Jules Von Hep | A Tingle in Your KnickersHuman sunshine and Isle of Paradise founder Jules Von Hep brings his hilarity, wisdom, and gorgeous British accent to this week’s episode. We’re answering your burning questions about dealing with a friend’s unpredictable behavior, feeling...
  • Shannon McLay | Money Talk: Part 1Shannon McLay, founder and CEO of the Financial Gym, joins me to talk all things money. We’re taking your questions on everything from shopping addiction to investing for the first time. Tune in to hear Shannon's expert advice about mindful...
  • Quigley | The Magnifying Glass EffectThis week, the lovely content creator Quigley is helping me take on your burning questions about dealing with burnout and finding joy outside of work, learning to compromise with a partner, what to do when negative friends are dragging you down, and...
  • Emma Willmann | The Wine TestComedian Emma Willmann joins me to chat about everything from the Cheesecake Factory to porn preferences. We’re taking questions about the ethics of warning another woman about a shitty guy, dealing with sexual attraction to women when engaged to a...
  • Sophia Roe | Drink Some Discomfort TeaChef, writer, and total inspiration Sophia Roe is my guest on our latest episode. We’re discussing your questions about supporting a younger sister who’s struggling, overcoming obsessive body thoughts, and helping a friend in an abusive...
  • Cyndi Ramirez | The Root of All Evil and HappinessThis week, Cyndi Ramirez—founder of Chillhouse and generally chill lady—joins me to take your burning questions. We’re discussing how to be more responsible with finances, navigating a tough mother-daughter relationship, and choosing the right...
  • Sarah Larson Levey | A Little Bit of SelfishnessSarah Larson Levey, founder of Y7 Studio, joins me this week to tackle your burning questions. We’re chatting about body self-consciousness around a new partner, navigating ambition and gender roles in a relationship, being the other woman, and...
  • Mollie Chen | Feel How You FeelBirchbox cofounder, branding guru, and wellness devotee Mollie Chen is our guest this week. We’re taking questions from a mom who’s feeling unfulfilled in her career, a college student coming to terms with her fluctuating body, a woman whose...
  • Timothy Goodman | This Is Not A True StoryDesigner, illustrator, muralist, and author Timothy Goodman joins me as our very first guy guest on the pod. He’s bringing empathy and insight to your questions about what to do when you’re not into your boyfriend’s tattoos (on a related note:...
  • Dr. Holly Richmond | Sex Talk: Part 2Certified sex therapist Dr. Holly Richmond is back for another round of your burning questions about all things sex. We’re talking about communicating desires, tips for being on top, finding pleasure in sex after trauma, dealing with low sex drive...
  • Mia Kang | Puzzle of NeedsModel, body positivity advocate, and Muay Thai fighter Mia Kang joins me for our latest episode. We’re taking your questions about what to do when a man tries to cheat with you, the logistics of shower sex, dealing with a partner who isn’t...
  • Kennedy Johnson | Hamster Wheel UniverseThe fabulous Kennedy Johnson is my guest on this week’s episode. We’re answering your questions and covering tons of topics: getting back together with an ex, how many people women should sleep with (spoiler: it’s however many you want!),...
  • Dr. Holly Richmond | Sex Talk: Part 1This week, I’m joined by certified sex therapist Dr. Holly Richmond, and we’re taking all your burning questions about getting it on. We’re chatting about how a 27 year-old-virgin can find her sexual freedom, whether or not we can actually have...
  • Jess Ann Kirby | Does Your Cameltoe Bring You Joy?Jess Ann Kirby, a fashion, travel, and lifestyle blogger, brings wisdom and realness to our latest episode. We're answering your questions about what to do when differing political beliefs threaten a friendship, how to cultivate a personal style,...
  • Ally Love | Be Nice and Drink WaterPeloton babe, Brooklyn Nets host, fellow Adidas Ambassador, and so much more, Ally Love brings her badass multi-hyphenate self to this week’s episode. We’re taking your questions and chatting about friendship audits (it’s a thing) when...
  • Linda Wells | Don’t Be A FixerFounder of Allure magazine and Flesh Beauty (and overall beauty legend) Linda Wells joins me on our latest episode. We’re digging into your questions about bringing your best self to work, breaking up (or repairing a relationship) with a friend,...
  • Liz Plank | Desperate No-Bra DecisionsAuthor, journalist, and feminist commentator Liz Plank, known across the internet as @feministabulous, is my guest on this week’s episode. We’re answering your questions about living alone in your 20s, keeping your last name when you get married,...
  • Jera Foster-Fell | Damn, That’s GrowthMy dear friend Jera Foster-Fell joins me to make you laugh, cry, and paint some dogs (just listen—you’ll get it) on our latest episode. We’re taking your burning questions about making friends as an adult, believing in love when it doesn’t...
  • Serena Wolf | Give The Right F*cksChef, author, and healthy living enthusiast Serena Wolf joins me to answer your questions about making huge life decisions and how fear can help you (see the TED Talk Serena mentions below!), what to do when you don’t like your friend’s boyfriend,...
  • Estée Lalonde | Radiate GoodnessContent creator, YouTuber, and podcast host Estée Lalonde is my guest on this week’s episode. We’re answering your questions about standing by other women and not seeing them as competition, rediscovering yourself post-breakup, balancing...
  • Divya Gugnani + Lindsay Ellingson | Inner Turn-On ZoneDivya Gugnani and Lindsay Ellingson, founders of the fabulous Wander Beauty, join me for our latest episode. We’re chatting about spicing things up after 8 years of marriage, challenging negative body image thoughts, figuring out your leadership...
  • Coco and Breezy | He Loves You, GirlTwins, DJs, and eyewear moguls Coco and Breezy are my guests on this week’s episode. We’re dishing out our best advice about trusting a significant other when an ex reaches out, communicating in relationships, finding a fulfilling career path, the...
  • Katie Jane Hughes | Props For Being Self-AwareMakeup artist Katie Jane Hughes joins me for our latest episode. Funny and wise, she gives some incredible advice as we tackle your questions on breaking into social media, working through sexual apathy, getting comfortable with vulnerability, and...
  • Sam Duenas aka SOSUPERSAM | Taking Destiny By The BallsSam Duenas, a DJ and recording artist known as SOSUPERSAM, is my guest on this week’s episode. We’re taking your questions and getting real about internet pressure to constantly improve, anxiety and perfectionism when life is crazy, cosmetic...
  • Deepica Mutyala | Call me! (Just kidding.)Beauty expert, founder of , and all around amazing human Deepica Mutyala joins me for this week’s episode. We’re answering your questions and offering our best advice on coping with work stress, discovering your dream, finding love while living a...
  • Corinne + Krystyna from GWF | My Name Isn’t Karen: Valentine’s Day Special EpisodeCorinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson, comedians and hosts of the insanely great podcast Guys We Fucked, join me for a special Valentine’s Day episode. We’re taking your steamiest sex and dating questions about buying your first vibrator and age...
  • Jeannette Ogden aka @shutthekaleup | Flick The BeanJeannette Ogden, a health enthusiast and influencer known on Instagram as , joins me for the very first episode of Press Send. With a lot of heart (and a little NSFW honesty), we cover your burning questions about breaking into the social media...
  • Akilah Hughes | My Head’s Stuck in a DoorAkilah Hughes has made a name for herself across YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram as a comedian confronting pop culture, race, politics, and more with wit and realness. Now, she’s bringing her hilarious and thoughtful insight to Press Send. In this...
  • Press Send with Chinae Alexander TrailerEver since Chinae Alexander gained a following online for her candid, insightful approach to all things wellness, beauty, and lifestyle, women have been turning to her for advice. Whether it’s the perfect skincare routine, tips for starting a...

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