Episode 96: Is That All There Is?

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On this episode Kate and Sally jibber jabber about two debuts: Katharine in New York Neo-Futurists and Sally on the Babes Watch Buffy podcast. Then they answer questions about how to chill with compulsive social media and app checking and how to cope with intense change in a relationship.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

2:45 Opening Jibber Jabber

19:22 A Thing We Did (for Self-Care)

24:04 Email #1: How to chill with checking social media

35:24 Email #2: Coping with intense change in a relationship

54:11 Song Of The Week – Sally’s pick

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Is That All There Is?” by Peggy Lee

See Katharine perform with the New York Neo-Futurists this Friday and Saturday in The Infinite Wrench! Hear Sally next week on the Babes Watch Buffy podcast!

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Theme song by Marty Scanlon!

Episode 94: Sleepy Weather

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On this episode, Kate and Sally talk about sleeping, zoning out, and the Baby Worship Industrial Complex. They answer listener emails about dealing with men when you’ve had toxic ones in your past, dealing with a history of child sexual abuse by a sibling, and how to put content on the internet and deal with criticism.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus and we have some mic problems whilst talking about The Handmaid’s Tale

5:28 MIC PROBLEMS ARE FIXED, Handmaid’s Tale talk continued, and Opening Jibber Jabber

12:59 A Thing We Did (for Self Care)

17:14 Email #1: How to move forward after painful experiences with men

42:30 Email #2: Navigating adult family dynamics after childhood sexual abuse from a sibling

1:00:12 Email #3: How to bare your soul on the internet

1:16:10 Song Of The Week – Sally’s pick

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” by Cindi Lauper

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Episode 93: Barren Emotional Hellscape

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On this episode, Kate and Sally talk quite a bit about the death of pets. 😦 Then they answer questions about dealing with a partner who’s financially supporting their twin, feeling you have no friends, and having to spend a summer in the same town as your abusive ex partner.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

3:03 Opening Jibber Jabber: Kate has a story about storytelling, Sally has a book recommendation that may cause some pearl-clutching. Oh, and an important peanut butter announcement

14:05 A Thing We Did (for Self Care)

20:13 Email #1: What to do when your partner has not-so-healthy family ties

28:01 Email #2: New friend-circle woes

37:38 Email #3: Surviving a summer at home avoiding an abusive ex

51:43 Song Of The Week – Kate’s pick

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Shine” by Collective Soul, covered by Dolly Parton

Here is the gif of the Golden Retriever(s)

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Episode 92: Tuck and Roll Away From Your Toxic Friends

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On this episode Kate and Sally share rad updates about their own lives. Then they read listener emails about mental health issues in relationships, whether you can love someone else if you don’t love yourself, and how to deal with toxic friends and whether it’s ever OK to tell a friend how you really feel about their partner.

00:00 Welcome to The Struggle Bus

4:40 Opening Jibber Jabber: Kate’s fly update (which includes the most beautiful prose about cluster flies ever written and an impromptu haiku), and don’t worry, Sally is going to be OK (hint: melatonin and a new hairstylist)

10:48 A Thing We Did (for Self Care)

12:52 Listener feedback: A thank you from a listener

16:40 Email #1: Worrying about how to negotiate mental health issues in a romantic relationship

32:34 Email #2: Dealing with a challenging group of friends who don’t like your partner (and are pretty vocal about it)

1:00:48 Song Of The Week – Sally’s pick

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “A Roller Skating Jam Named ‘Saturdays’” by De La Soul

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Episode 91: Kate’s Morning Seduction Voice

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On this episode Kate and Sally jibber jabber about flies, magic, and video games. Then they answer listener emails about being a woman who works in tech bro hell, whether you should throw away an object that’s become problematic, and whether it’s a red flag that a hookup kinda maybe hid their age from you.

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Enjoy the Song of the Week: “Razzle Dazzle” by Chicago The Musical (New Broadway Cast Recording (1997)

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